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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Orin Starn Peasants on the Edge: Crop, Cult, and Crisis in the Andes . By Mitchell William P. . Austin : University of Texas Press , 1991 . Photographs. Tables. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index . x , 264 pp. Cloth . $30.00 . Copyright 1993 by Duke University Press...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1946) 26 (3): 394.
Published: 01 August 1946
...T. H. Goodspeed New Crops for the New World . Edited by Wilson Charles Morrow . ( New York : The Macmillan Company , 1945 . Pp. 295 . Photographs. $3.50 .) Copyright 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (1): 101–137.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Hannah Greenwald Abstract In 1879, as the Argentine army prepared a military campaign against Indigenous groups in the Pampas and Patagonia, the national government created an Indigenous colony called Colonia General Conesa. Conesa's inhabitants were expected to build homes and cultivate crops...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 August 2021
... known to include agricultural produce. Our analysis demonstrates how the circulation of khipu styles within the Island of the Sun was linked to hacienda production, underscoring the intimate relationship between khipus and hacienda culture. Modern herding and crop khipus did not arise out...
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 3. Cantors. Valadés, Rhetorica christiana , following p. 106. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://jcb.lunaimaging.com/luna/servlet/s/77ldz8 . (The image has been cropped to focus on the cantors specifically.) More
Published: 01 August 2024
Figure 1. Richard Espinoza, “Monumento al roto chileno: Plaza Yungay, Santiago.” Photo taken 29 Mar. 2008. This version has been modified from its original format. It has been cropped and adjusted to 300 DPI. Wikimedia Commons. More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (2): 259–281.
Published: 01 May 1989
... expanded at the end of the nineteenth century. From colonial times, the Sacaba Valley was an area dominated by haciendas that produced large quantities of grain and, to a lesser degree, potatoes for the market in the altiplano. The single most important crop was wheat, largely grown without the benefit...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (3): 543–545.
Published: 01 August 1977
... by Duke University Press 1977 There are surprisingly few first-rate analyses of the place of a particular crop in the economic and cultural history of a Latin American country. Professor Hall, setting her sights on coffee and its role in the transformation of the Costa Rican landscape and society...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 February 2006
... came to the Americas, among their ambitions was to figure out which crops would grow well in these unfamiliar surroundings. Disappointingly, familiar ones such as wheat, olives, and vines did poorly in most of the terrain they encountered. A long period of experimentation and adjustment followed...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (3): 495.
Published: 01 August 1976
... Press 1976 Holloway writes with real grace, style, and occasional humor in a work that is also detailed and complex. The valorization scheme is a telling case of direct governmental action to protect a planter class and exporters from the most painful aspects of mono-crop dependence. Coming only...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 1980
..., Cochabambinos took advantage of extreme ecological diversity to cultivate a wide variety of Andean and European crops. But Cochabamba’s fertile valleys were particularly suitable for planting grains, and maize was the region’s staple crop under the Incas as well as the Europeans. In the first republican census...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1983) 63 (2): 406–407.
Published: 01 May 1983
... increase is just the opposite. Occasionally Leff tilts at nonexistent foes, as when he devotes half a chapter to proving that producers of export crops responded to price incentives. What scholars think otherwise? Not those he cites as having “stressed the importance of sociocultural conditions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (1): 51–78.
Published: 01 February 1971
... neglected their subsistence maize crop, subsequently endangering health and even survival during the four main famines and epidemics of the eighteenth century in 1739, 1766, 1780, and 1785-87. Until the concerted efforts of the Intendant of Oaxaca, Antonio de Mora y Peysal, after 1787, the pressure...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1973) 53 (3): 558–560.
Published: 01 August 1973
... in Zinacantan is the milpa system, and the bulk of Cancian’s book details precisely the farming techniques, organization of labor, labor input, relations with land owners, crop yields, locations of fields, transportation problems, marketing, etc., all of which factors figure prominently in the milpero’s world...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 August 1982
... terrazgueros produced only temporal (rainy-season and therefore nonirrigated) crops unless their landlords disposed otherwise, they were presumably available to help with harvesting and processing cane in winter months. Persons who chose hacienda residence, either as terrazgueros or as full-time...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 543–544.
Published: 01 August 1968
... the plantation system is analyzed in historical perspective from the early colonial days down to the present. The whole system was based on complete specialization in the production of a crop for the exclusive market of the mother country. Any colonial crop that was to make a reasonable profit, therefore, had...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 February 1989
... only Indian subsistence farmers had incentives to intensify cultivation through irrigated double-cropping, hacendados found that irrigation enabled them to produce wheat during the dry winter months and thereby avoid fungal infestations and other hazards of the rainy season. Subject therefore...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 February 2004
... collections. When we compare published and unpublished photos, the demands of publishers become apparent. The author also studied how publishers altered and cropped photos to their liking; this discussion leads to a fascinating discourse on the art of cropping. Mraz frankly explains how he cropped (or did...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 846–847.
Published: 01 November 1996
... behavior, and in institutions. The underlying biophysical variation, which influences the overall pattern of subsistence activities in a given village, serves as a template for variation in the use of river versus forest resources, access to markets, cultivation of cash crops, use of government credit...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (3): 519–546.
Published: 01 August 1985
... of agriculture was linked to three commercial crops—tobacco, sugar, and coffee—as well as the subsistence cultivation of foodstuffs. Until the arrival of the railway, tobacco was most important: Córdoba and Orizaba offered an ideal setting for supervised and controlled movement of goods, and were chosen...
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