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Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... NAFTA War on Drugs drug economy drug cartels scalping beheading narcos jihadists Osama Bin Laden Javier Sicilia ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... indios bárbaros savage tribes Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo scalping statecraft Apache Comanche empire Seri Kiowa raiding parties territorial sovereignty George Washington Gómez ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... of Guadalupe Hidalgo designated the "savage tribes" as the enemy of both nations, as northern Mexican states established bounty programs for the heads or scalps of the indios bárbaros—Apache, Comanche, Seri, and Kiowa warriors who raided their towns and ranches from 1810 to 1870. U.S. whites, indigenous...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... and Mexico are complicit in the construction of this racial geography as "savage," as subject to all forms of terrorism (including jihadist) and in need of militarization. The coda argues that the scalping and beheadings used by the narcos to intimidate their workforce, consumers, and the general citizenry...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... to an upstate reading. Her Rita Marley book done, Hettie visits. Helene develops infected sore on foot, unable to walk, and psoriasis on scalp. Writes story of alcoholic tramp she fed in Burlington. Chan tells Hettie, “You can’t fix [Helene].” Hettie sends Helene books to distract her and says, “If I couldn’t...