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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2009) 89 (4): 573–602.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Paul Ross In the late nineteenth century, Mexico's Superior Health Council devised a consistent and assertive international strategy around alignment with international scientific standards, the control of disease certification on Mexican soil by Mexican experts, transparent disease reporting...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 377–406.
Published: 01 August 2018
... vassals of all social backgrounds constantly suggested new laws to the ruling Council of the Indies. Pressed for time, the council's overwhelmed ministers often transplanted petitions' vocabulary verbatim into decrees. This meant that subjects often phrased imperial laws minor and major, regional and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2011) 91 (2): 203–235.
Published: 01 May 2011
... at completely severing American ties to the Spanish monarchy. Francisco Carrascón, a peninsular prebendary resident in Cuzco who became the movement's leading ideologue, had in 1801 unsuccessfully proposed the creation of a new viceroyalty to the Council of the Indies. In 1814, however, he advocated...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2011) 91 (2): 271–298.
Published: 01 May 2011
... teaching, and the extent of prominent letrado relatives serving audiencias, chancellories, and councils. By 1808 these differences had largely disappeared and a much more homogenous corps of ministers served on the tribunals. The changes in background facilitated the incorporation into the Spanish courts...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of Olivares during the 1620s and 1630s. The first three chapters explore the degree to which Olivares succeeded in imposing on the Council of the Indies criteria and practices of authority, which the author judges based on notions of efficacy, obedience, and “capillarity.” Amadori also considers the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 364–366.
Published: 01 May 2016
... a prisoner. Mascarenhas professed loyalty to King João IV and soon after presided over the newly created Overseas Council. Myrup argues that the establishment of this council, modeled on the Spanish Council of the Indies, was part of a longer process of bureaucratic centralization, supported and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Council of the Indies from 1567 to 1574, he lamented that from this body “one neither has nor can have any intelligence ( noticia ) of American matters” (p. 2). Brendecke's story oscillates between these two poles. On the one hand, the royal desire to understand and control the far-flung realms...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2006) 86 (3): 431–466.
Published: 01 August 2006
... republics in independence, especially since its residents did not take up arms against Spain to secure it. Yet, when making the decision to follow Mexico’s 1821 declaration of independence with their own, dozens of city councils from Chiapas to Costa Rica diverged sharply over where to establish a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2004) 84 (4): 661–700.
Published: 01 November 2004
... gap by examining women’s initial participa- tion both as voters and as city council members and administrators in Santiago, the nation’s capital and largest city. In the process, I will address particular questions with larger implications. What were the constraints and challenges that women...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 739–741.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the county council ( câmara ) of São Luís do Maranhão from 1720 to 1820, which included the petitioners' names as well as their professions, ethnicity or race, and gender. She finds that, despite an earlier plan reflecting Renaissance notions of symmetry and rational order, many, many urban lots were...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2009) 89 (2): v.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 2009 Contributors ezequiel adamovsky studied history at the University of Buenos Aires and received his PhD from University College London. He is currently Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Buenos Aires and Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2010) 90 (4): v.
Published: 01 November 2010
... a. hertzman is Assistant Professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University. In 2008 he received his PhD in Latin American History at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. His doctoral thesis won the 2009 New England Council of Latin American Studies Best Dissertation...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 May 2018
... were very much the product of court struggles occurring in Madrid. He suggests that while Spanish Americans were consulted, their voices were manipulated by institutions in Spain. Court factions, the secretaries of state, and the councils could and did serve their own interests by selectively using...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2019
... designated trash heaps. However, locals viewed miasmas in unexpected locations or concentrations as dangerous. Town council minutes capture some of these moments: witnesses packaged effluvium concerns as a public health affront and appealed for abatement. Scribes scrawled complaints in town council notebooks...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 February 2016
... have suggested that royal control was on the wane during these years, 2 but a close examination suggests otherwise. Selling appointments, if anything, buttressed the monarchy because it weakened the influence on patronage by the aristocracy and the jurists of the great councils usually tied to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Sonoran indigenous towns were often internally divided between traditionalists—who benefited from the 1833 laws—and liberal partisans who wished to shed their special status as indigenous people. The book's most historiographically combative chapter, by Michael Ducey, mines a rich trove of town council...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 February 2019
... painted on a large sheet of cotton (commonly known as a lienzo ) produced in sixteenth-century Oaxaca, Mexico. Originating from the community of Tlapiltepec, the lienzo had been marshaled by the town council as evidence in a land dispute in the early twentieth century when a legal assistant absconded...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 May 2019
... into how Peru's Indian town councils functioned—historiographical terra incognita. Chapter 3 explains the paradox of how, though officials frequently sought to congregate Indians into towns and prevent them from engaging in expensive litigation, indigenous individuals and groups nonetheless...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 2016
... interests (including media tycoon Emilio Azcárraga Milmo) allowed for curriculum development and expansion, this relationship ultimately proved problematic for the elite institution after the Second Vatican Council (1962–1965) reforms and the advent of liberation theology. Thereafter, the Universidad...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2009) 89 (4): 571–572.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of epidemic disease led to quar- antines and other disruptions of commerce. Public health was therefore central to the Porfirian modernization project. Moreover, the Mexican Superior Health Council, which joined the American Public Health Association in 1890, came to act as an informal...