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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 548–550.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jordana Dym Historian Nancy Appelbaum's meticulous study follows the expedition into and through a half dozen Colombian provinces. Via a close reading of textual and visual materials produced by the commission's members, she offers insight into the ups and downs of nineteenth-century fieldwork...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2013) 93 (3): 347–376.
Published: 01 August 2013
... overlapping and interrelated. The commission’s texts and images linked a catastrophic interpretation of geologic origins to historia patria (patriotic history). The commissioners merged the wars of conquest and independence into a two-act drama enacted on a singular territorial stage. Their reading of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 445–480.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jeffrey A. Erbig, Jr. Abstract During the second half of the eighteenth century, Portugal and Spain commissioned two mapping expeditions to determine a border between Brazil and Spanish viceroyalties, agreeing for the first time to define territorial possession through collaborative cartographic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 360–362.
Published: 01 May 2018
... January 27, 1932; his mural commission at Rockefeller Center, on which he began work in March 1933 but was not permitted to complete and which was purposefully destroyed in February 1934; and finally, in November 1934, the re-creation of the obliterated Rockefeller Center mural in Mexico City's newly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 387–421.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Correa de Lavalle, the commission focused on some of the same themes, informing her of the success of their efforts and the importance of the funeral. In addition to the French backing, they noted the attendance of the “most distinguished Bolivians” ( primeras notabilidades del país ), that the funeral...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 770–772.
Published: 01 November 2018
... well as potential paths toward reconciliation or justice. She frames this project, however, by casting the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CVR) and its final report as a conformist or mainstream version of events written from the perspective of the powers that be in Lima. The works that...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 390–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 The lone military commissioner on Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission qualified his signature on the commission's final report with a dissenting letter that stressed that Peru's soldiers had fulfilled their constitutional duties between 1980 and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 539–540.
Published: 01 August 2017
... goods—the material possessions that were newly available to indigenous people, but also those that they were suddenly commissioned to make. Apart from their religious functions, missionaries influenced the development of the new economic and material system. Pardo points out something that is often...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 345–347.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 2003 final report, the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission calculated the number of dead from the violence that raged between 1980 and 2000 at 69,280. Even though this was more than double the figure usually cited, some specialists believed that the actual number was even higher. Both the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the military dictatorship of 1964–1985. After the return to civilian rule in 1985 it took over a decade for the federal government to acknowledge state accountability for past human rights violations, and over a quarter century passed before it founded a national truth commission to investigate this...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
... death, with second-tier Spanish artists who thought themselves entitled to use the academy to get pliant, skilled labor. Gil created an academy in which teachers received large enough salaries to be expected to be full-time professors, not freelance agents in search of apprentices and commissions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2019) 99 (3): 565–566.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Márquez successfully pushed for him to be tried by a senate commission. The charges against Márquez included theft of goods, unconstitutional arrests, seditious expressions, tampering with the mail, and sowing discord among the citizenry. Márquez defended himself by decrying the factionalism of his...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2011) 91 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Argentina. The result was two books, the second published by Stanford University Press, and a dozen articles. I vividly recall Ron’s pleasure when the Argentine government in the late 1990s asked him to participate in an official commission of inquiry into the realities of “the Fourth Reich,” the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 726–727.
Published: 01 November 2016
... historiographical dominance. Don Antonio likely commissioned a spate of pictographic manuscripts (Codex Xolotl, Mapa Quinatzin, Mapa Tlotzin, and the Oztoticpac Lands Map), giving voice to a Texcoco-centric history; his descendant, Alva Ixtlilxochitl, inherited the trove and used it to write glorious histories of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 741–743.
Published: 01 November 2016
... disrupted Brazilian representations of social order. From the 1820s through the 1850s, Biard worked as an art teacher for the French navy, traveled to the Arctic, exhibited paintings in Parisian salons, received commissions from King Louis-Philippe, and cultivated an impressive social circle. The last...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 764–766.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by Duke University Press 2016 In the wake of the National Truth Commission (2012–2014) and the 50th anniversary of the April 1964 coup that ushered in 21 years of authoritarian rule, academic books on Brazil's civilian-military dictatorship have proliferated. Among those published in English...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 558–560.
Published: 01 August 2017
... management: chummy with presidents from Lázaro Cárdenas to Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, leading light of the Academia Mexicana de la Lengua, owner of a publishing house and Librerías de Cristal, president of the ballet, director of the National Commission for Free Textbooks, eventually a senator. In his writings he...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 352–353.
Published: 01 May 2015
... individual statues, usually commissioned by a worshipper for her or his home. The reader takes away a vivid sense of the various statues and paintings as objects and personalities. It would be helpful to have a bit more theological background. The word advocation , referring to the different devotional...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 371–373.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the middle of the 1940s, southern Chile had more than 140,000 hectares of tree plantations. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' Forest Products Commission convened its 1950 conference in Santiago, confirming the country as a force in forest products. And by the eve of Augusto...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: they outline a specific country's violent conflict, the main actors involved, and the key memory initiatives (some chapters also focus on specific mechanisms like truth commissions). Both this structure and the clear focus on memory struggles give the book the necessary narrative coherence. At the same...