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Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390121-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9012-1
Published: 26 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391715-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9171-5
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009313-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005513-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0551-3
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... to. The chapter discusses the Congress of Peoples’ Deputies, whose quasifree elections dealt a setback to Communist candidates; the rise of ethnic unrest; miners’ strikes, which challenged the Soviet system; Solidarity’s electoral victory in Poland and Gorbachev’s decision not to block its non-Communist...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Mounting fiscal exactions by the Bourbon Crown in the 1770s generated escalating unrest in the southern Andes among Indians, mestizos, and creoles. One of the most resented reforms was the introduction of customs houses designed to control trade more strictly and to levy higher commercial taxes...
..., murders, and executions fueled anxieties about criminality while making visible expanded methods of social control under the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1910). When widespread unrest exploded into revolution in 1910, illustrated journalism and nonfiction compilation films worked to capture...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... The final chapter in the book attempts to answer the question posed in the preface: Why did the USSR collapse so quickly less than a generation after it had attained the pinnacle of international power? Mass unrest or organized political resistance did not cause the collapse. Its causes include...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Mexican revolution of 1910–1917 erupted, in part, as a response to the dispossession and commodification of the previous thirty years. Little fighting took place in the woodlands, but peasants and took advantage of the unrest to press for the return of their commons and better working...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Tlatelolco massacre of 1968 touched off a decade of unrest throughout Mexico, including the forestlands. Beginning with president Luis Echeverría (1970–1976), political leaders promoted community forestry, that is, local management of small-scale timber production. Para-governmental...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... about criminality while making visible expanded methods of social control under the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1910). When widespread unrest exploded into revolution in 1910, illustrated journalism and nonfiction compilation films worked to capture and ideologically manage violent acts of sabotage...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-082
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Faced with growing unrest in the countryside, the de facto military head of state Gualberto Villarroel convened the first Indigenous Congress in early 1945. The congress, which assembled some 1,500 indigenous peasant delegates, can be seen as a populist attempt by the state to coopt peasant...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... (Tarahumara) The Mexican revolution of 1910–1917 erupted, in part, as a response to the dispossession and commodification of the previous thirty years. Little fighting took place in the woodlands, but peasants and took advantage of the unrest to press for the return of their commons and better working...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... bureaucracy techniques of sustainable forestry. indigenismo timber concessions Unidad Indistrial de Explotación Forestal (UIEF) INI (National Indigenist Institute) Michoacana de Occidente Nahuas The Tlatelolco massacre of 1968 touched off a decade of unrest throughout Mexico, including...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...From Indian Insurgency to Creole Independence Mounting fiscal exactions by the Bourbon Crown in the 1770s generated escalating unrest in the southern Andes among Indians, mestizos, and creoles. One of the most resented reforms was the introduction of customs houses designed to control trade...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of bewilderment and loss of agency here—“Where are you leading me?”—might also be interpreted as a subtle critique of the rulers responsible for the forced recruitment and transfer of Indian and peasant troops. Faced with growing unrest in the countryside, the de facto military head of state Gualberto...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
.... Commission of Fine Arts, 1974); Cornelius W. Heine, “The Washington City Canal,” Records of the Columbia Historical Society 53–56 (1953–56): 1–27; and, on nearby unrest, Robert I. Cottom Jr. and Mary Ellen Hayward, Maryland in the Civil War: A House Divided (Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
.... Commission of Fine Arts, 1974); Cornelius W. Heine, “The Washington City Canal,” Records of the Columbia Historical Society 53–56 (1953–56): 1–27; and, on nearby unrest, Robert I. Cottom Jr. and Mary Ellen Hayward, Maryland in the Civil War: A House Divided (Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
.... Commission of Fine Arts, 1974); Cornelius W. Heine, “The Washington City Canal,” Records of the Columbia Historical Society 53–56 (1953–56): 1–27; and, on nearby unrest, Robert I. Cottom Jr. and Mary Ellen Hayward, Maryland in the Civil War: A House Divided (Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society...