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Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 1. Zones created by the 1955 oil code. Map by the author, based on “El gobierno promulgó el Código del Petróleo,” La Nación (La Paz), 27 Oct. 1955, p. 4. The 1955 law established three major zones (with zone 3 subdivided) for exploitation by private companies, plus a zone in the More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2005) 85 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Karen B. Graubart Signs of the Inca Khipu: Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted-String Records. By gary urton. The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. Photographs. Illustrations. Tables. Figures. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2013) 93 (3): 377–409.
Published: 01 August 2013
... emancipation and to constructing abolitionist public opinion. Important not only for consolidating popular support, abolitionist performances also created new codes for political expression and recast the terms of political belonging, or citizenship. In the wake of the wide disenfranchisement stemming from the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2008) 88 (3): 427–454.
Published: 01 August 2008
... mortgage contracts and probate records recorded by notaries, this article analyzes the participation of women in the local mortgage market, taking into account the legal context in which it developed, and explains how legal tradition and civil codes contributed to the distortions that affected women in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2005) 85 (4): 627–678.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., and policies that reduce or eliminate the inequities (economic, social, or political) faced by women in relation to men.2 Silvia Arrom, in her pioneer- ing feminist analysis of Mexican civil codes, argues that liberal reforms, by strengthening individual freedom, reduced patriarchal dominance...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 366–368.
Published: 01 May 2015
... this scholarship. His research aims to fill several gaps. First, he argues that by focusing on the reform period of the 1980s and 1990s, previous studies were unable to account for the stable evolution of labor codes since their inception. Carnes studies the origins and evolution of labor codes from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2005) 85 (1): 81–114.
Published: 01 February 2005
... looked to the West for the institutional innovations on which to found modern, export- oriented states. In explaining this stance, legal historians of nineteenth-century civil codes have pointed to the infl uence of the French Civil Code of 1804, with 1. Florencia E. Mallon, Peasant and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2014) 94 (4): 581–614.
Published: 01 November 2014
... In 1890, the first penal code of the republic of Brazil explicitly criminalized both dueling, the ritualistic and codified battle of honor reparation imported from Europe, and capoeira (or capoeiragem ), the Afro-Brazilian hybrid form of street fighting and dance. One year later, Gazeta da Tarde...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2014) 94 (4): 688–690.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the heart of Spain's response to the New World's environment and in particular its foods. For Spaniards, abundance did not entail simply a plethora of foodstuffs but rather the ability to reproduce the “alimentary codes” that governed Iberian consumption practices. As Saldarriaga shows, bread lay at...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 August 2018
... seeks to demonstrate that they did so. This she does by tracking heads of household between the 1821 and 1822 city censuses as coded in the Guadalajara Census Project and corroborating the patterns that she finds with similar pairings of censuses from 1811 and 1813 as well as 1839 and 1842. Whereas most...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 95–129.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Figure 1. Zones created by the 1955 oil code. Map by the author, based on “El gobierno promulgó el Código del Petróleo,” La Nación (La Paz), 27 Oct. 1955, p. 4. The 1955 law established three major zones (with zone 3 subdivided) for exploitation by private companies, plus a zone in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 39–72.
Published: 01 February 2016
... transfer of ownership, however, was the nation's Commercial Code, which required married women to provide their husbands' written authorization for any and all commercial endeavors. 2 Carlos Andorim denied his wife permission to participate in the business. It was only when Benedicta appealed to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 768–769.
Published: 01 November 2016
... kernels of history surface here: for example, who knew that it was Marxist political prisoners of the 1960s Brazilian military dictatorship who first organized criminals in the Ilha Grande prison and passed on their complex disciplinary codes and cell structures to the more common thugs around them, who...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2003) 83 (1): 83–118.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Cochabamba. In looking closely at the social implications of slanderous words, it also explores why insults and insult litigation were such consistently central features of public life. Bolivia’s mod- ern criminal codes defined injurias and calumnias as the public expression of words that dishonored...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2003) 83 (4): 697–734.
Published: 01 November 2003
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 May 2016
... a word's meaning. Because meaning can be communicated through tone alone, 75 percent of the language can be understood solely via its sound quality and thus emulated by whistling, exchanging the signifier of words for that of sounds through an agreed-upon and standardized code. And while Zapotec is...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2009) 89 (4): 573–602.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to public health. Under Licéa- ga’s stewardship, the Superior Health Council was stabilized and strengthened and devised the comprehensive Sanitary Code of the United Mexican States, enacted in 1891 and reformed and revised in 1894, 1902, and 1904. The Mexi- can Sanitary Code would be admired...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2008) 88 (2): 285–287.
Published: 01 May 2008
... events, their channels and codes, senders — broadcasters and recipients, cir- cumstances and scenarios: in short, the research of who talks, to whom, when, and in what language.” Such questions inspired her last book project, “Prácticas de lectura y escritura en la Nueva Galicia,” and the Written...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 761–763.
Published: 01 November 2016
... convincingly that “[Fidel] Castro and his fellow Cuban revolutionaries had unwittingly exposed a contradiction coded deep in the DNA of Mexican politics: the tension between the country's revolutionary past and its conservative present” (pp. 4–5). This is a critical insight: that during the Cold War we see...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
... subversive, whether enslaved or free (p. 69). In addition to ordering the torture of Calderon in 1801, he authored a repressive new slave code, censored the local press, authorized antirepublican raids in Venezuela, and presided over a series of tribunals that executed enslaved Africans accused of a...