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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (3): 548-550.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jordana Dym Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia . By Appelbaum Nancy P. . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2016 . Maps. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiv, 304 pp. Paper , $34.95 . Copyright © 2017 by...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (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 (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 (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 (2019) 99 (4): 741-743.
Published: 01 November 2019
... through the archives and explains that it was actually a national network made up of local clubs. She links it to other, better-known scientific institutions, especially the seminal Chorographic Commission, a cartographic expedition headed by the Italian-born Codazzi during the 1850s. She thus adds...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (3): 387-421.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Confederation. Upon arriving in Bolivia in 1841, the émigrés were welcomed by the prefect of Potosí, and Lavalle's remains were deposited in the cathedral. 26 One of the exiles' first actions was to set up a commission to organize Lavalle's funeral. A meeting of “all the émigrés” in the city of Potosí...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2019) 99 (4): 743-745.
Published: 01 November 2019
... profession's consolidation in Mexico. The work carried out by the Commission Scientifique du Mexique and Mexico's own scientific, literary, and artistic commission organized by Achille Bazaine should not be interpreted as solely French cultural imperialism. Where others perceive colonialism, Hernández Sáenz...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (4): 781-782.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Andrew Paxman Don Eugenio Garza Sada: Ideas, acción, legado . By Gabriela Recio Cavazos . Monterrey, Mexico : Editorial Font , 2016 . Photographs. Tables. Bibliography. Notes. 395 pp. Paper , Mex$300.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Do commissioned...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (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 (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 (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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (2): 219-220.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., race, and ethnicity. The data attest to strong Afro-Peruvian representation in the city. While its authenticity seems solid, we can only speculate about who commissioned and conducted the count. Peloso offers some reasoning to suggest it was compiled by the Catholic Church. Our book review...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 177-178.
Published: 01 February 2018
... strong criticism, yet much of this criticism has been theoretically derived and has had little or no impact on practitioners' quest for the best or proper combination of, say, truth commissions, justice, and reparations in any particular case of political transition. This book pulls together seven...