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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 571–572.
Published: 01 August 2011
... vision of how Mexican governors survived despite their initial unpopularity and often crass and flagrant corruption. Despite Leyva Mancilla’s errors, he managed to last out his gubernatorial term by widening the ambit of official graft in Acapulco, distancing himself from political violence, ironing out...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (2): 364–366.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christoph Rosenmüller Power and Corruption in the Early Modern Portuguese World . By Myrup Erik Lars . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2015 . Illustrations. Map. Tables. Glossary. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 241 pp. Cloth , $42.50 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stuart B. Schwartz Corruption in the Iberian Empires: Greed, Custom, and Colonial Networks . Edited by Rosenmüller Christoph . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2017 . Maps. Notes. Glossary. Index. viii, 228 pp. Cloth , $65.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Anne G. Rubenstein Mexico in the 1940s: Modernity, Politics, and Corruption . By Niblo Stephen R. . Wilmington, Del : Scholarly Resources , 1999 . Photographs. Illustrations. Tables. Bibliography. Index . xxv , 408 pp. Cloth , $55.00 . Copyright 2001 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1988) 68 (4): 771–801.
Published: 01 November 1988
..., a governor, an audiencia that functioned for ten years, and a military garrison? Generally, the explanations revolve around the corruption of the officials due to low salaries. 10 But this explanation is insufficient. For one thing, we have just seen that the Atlantic commerce was a whole that cannot...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 522–523.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Antonio García García Corruption and Justice in Colonial Mexico, 1650–1750 . By Christoph Rosenmüller . Cambridge Latin American Studies . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2019 . Maps. Figures. Tables. Appendix. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index . xv, 341 pp. Cloth...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Christoph Rosenmüller Abstract Renewed interest in the linkage between finance and the state has led historians to reexamine corruption. While there is scholarly consensus that the royal sale of appointments ( beneficio ) corrupted governance and weakened royal authority in a stagnant Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (3): 507–535.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Bryan McCann Abstract This article explores the nature and influence of the satirical journalism of Sérgio Porto, alias Stanislaw Ponte Preta, in Brazil from 1964 to 1968. Porto’s daily column in the Última Hora newspaper lampooned the Brazilian military dictatorship for its corruption, self...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 February 2018
... : Vervuert , 2016 . Tables. Notes. Bibliographies. 249 pp. Paper , €25.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 What constitutes corrupt behavior, and how does corruption affect society? Christoph Rosenmüller and Stephan Ruderer have produced an edited volume providing historical...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (3): 569–571.
Published: 01 August 2016
... corruption exists in all countries, but some societies are more successful than others in curtailing improbity. Constant vigilance is required. Corruption has negative socioeconomic consequences that affect economic development. Peruvian corruption has its roots in the patrimonial colonial society...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 February 2002
... done significant service in showing how thoroughly corruption has been woven into Mexican life. Readers of this book will come away with a much better sense of how it works at macro and micro levels, in different regions, and across time. Finally, Lomnitz’s own piece deserves mention. Lomnitz’s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 February 2016
... y concubinato a finales de la colonia in 2004, he made clear that, although he had not abandoned archival work or the power of quantitative approaches, he would be writing with more soul. In this vein, he has given us this unconventional book, a passionately presented argument that corruption has...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (2): 341–343.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in itself, the story of the French immigrants may actually detract from his discussion of crony capitalism in Mexico more generally, since “ethnic entrepreneurship” brings with it a variety of distinct variables of its own that Galindo does not adequately analyze. The marriage of these two topics—corruption...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1981) 61 (3): 575–576.
Published: 01 August 1981
... and flight capital due to political corruption. The author’s intent is to lay a basis for rational choice between acquiescence in blind historical forces and free human decisions in the quest for economic development. He shows that education is an accurate predictor of income inequality but does not treat...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 257–292.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of his home community of Santa Rosa, NOT FINDING COCAINE PASTE AT ANY MOMENT. Nonetheless, said investigator refused to turn over my belongings to my relatives in Santa Rosa and brought my little bag here with the end of later planting cocaine paste. This is the height of indignity and corruption...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (1): 89–90.
Published: 01 February 1968
...-communist Left.” Readers of his Alliance Without Allies will need fortitude, patience, and tolerance. The same jacket flaps also prepare the reader for Alba’s announcement that the Alliance for Progress is dead—“killed by the powerful oligarchs, the corrupt governments, and the self-satisfied middle...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 February 1984
... as a potential threat to Mexican political stability, and as evidence of the status of political pluralism. An important principle emerges: it is not so much dissent that the regime fears as independent dissent that is potentially immune to reprisal. Corruption is cited in various contexts, including its role...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 763–764.
Published: 01 November 2023
... was the United States. Another myth debunked by the author is that the dictatorship ended corruption in Brazil. In chapter 8, he shows that while military leaders punished political opponents accused of corruption, they protected allied political, administrative, and business leaders who had been linked...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (4): 682–690.
Published: 01 November 1974
... of affairs in Cuba, Crowder saw in Chapman’s manuscript a diplomatic weapon to be held in reserve as a deterrent against future corruption in Cuba: Should Cuba again revert to a government of graft the manuscript of Dr. Chapman with some revision might well be published as an appropriate method...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (2): 349–351.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... He presents a complex picture of a society supported by illegal, corrupt behaviors and a peculiar morality that connected Venezuelans and Europeans in the Caribbean in unsuspected, sustained, and creative ways. Cromwell examines the long history of imperial disdain for Venezuela, marginalized...