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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... This chapter traces the collapse of Spanish rule in Dominican territory and the regional impact that Spanish defeat caused. News of the rebellion circulated everywhere, in newspapers, through travelers and prisoners, in revolutionary decrees, and by other means. Although the rebels fought...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377078-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7707-8
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Published: 22 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003373-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0337-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Many accounts of the Spanish invasion of the Americas suggest that the contest between “conquerors” and “conquered” was decided quickly due to the natural superiority of Spanish arms or ingenuity. The chronicler Pedro Cieza de León, for example, described the conquest in the valley of Cochabamba...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Written by an anonymous author, the following imaginary dialogue between the Spanish monarch Ferdinand VII and the Inka king Atawallpa, who was executed by the Spaniards in 1533, is not only an inventive literary expression, but one of the most striking political documents of the early...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004387-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0438-7
...10 FROM ANTIFASCISM TO HUMANISM The Legacies of Robert Capa s Spanish Civil War Photography Nadya Bair In February 1953, the photographer Robert Capa was called to the Ameri- can Embassy in Paris, where his passport was promptly revoked.1 Born An- dre Friedman in 1913, the Hungarian Jewish...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...100 President Geffrard Protests the Spanish Annexation of the Dominican Republic Fabre Geffrard In 1859, Fabre Geffrard became president of Haiti, reestablishing republican rule on the island. During his time in office, he was able to overcome the final vestiges of the political isolation put...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...25 A Spanish Settler in Jamaica Pedro de Maçuelo Only in 1509 did substantial numbers of Spanish settlers arrive in Jamaica. They came under the command of Juan de Esquivel, acting on the orders of Christopher Columbus s son, Diego, who had just inherited his father s titles, including nomi- nal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...30 The Spanish Capital James Robertson The Spanish settlers made their initial capital at New Seville, now in the parish of St. Ann, but in 1536 established a new capital farther south, naming it St. Jago de la Vega. After the English conquest this would become Spanish Town. Here James Robertson...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...34 Slavery in Spanish Jamaica Francisco Morales Padrón The Spanish historian Francisco Morales Padrón published the first and still the only substantial study of the Spanish period in Jamaican history in 1952. Here Mo- rales Padrón outlines the early history of African slavery in Jamaica. He...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...36 A Description of Spanish Jamaica Francisco Marques de Villalobos Francisco Marques de Villalobos was the leader of the Catholic Church in Jamaica (the abbot) from 1581 to 1606. In this letter, written shortly after his arrival, he com- plains of the poor management of Jamaica by the Spanish...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...38 The Economy of Spanish Jamaica Alonzo de Miranda This detailed description of the physical geography of Jamaica and of Spanish so- ciety and economy there includes an estimate of population, the complaint that the people are so lazy and indolent, and the assertion that all these Spaniards...
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004561-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0456-1
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 18 December 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8039-9
Published: 11 February 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380238-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8023-8