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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 355–379.
Published: 01 August 2014
... invariable over time? Isn't the point that it is not new, but old? Indeed, whether revealing that a tradition was invented or tracing a practice's perdurance, historians have told us that the power of customary law is precisely that it is above time, that it can defy obsolescence and, as such, resist...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2005) 85 (1): 81–114.
Published: 01 February 2005
...David Guillet 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Customary Law and the Nationalist Project in Spain and Peru David Guillet Introduction The nationalist projects of the Latin American countries in the nineteenth cen- tury are only recently beginning to receive the attention they...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 307–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... explorations of the sanctioned practice of securing a period of time to find an owner for a departing slave spouse and the parameters of “customary intimacy,” in which promises and domestic arrangements between slaves and owners functioned legally (p. 185). Historians of law will appreciate the book's...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 363–365.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Third, it has been customary to regard the period from 1870 to 1930 in Latin American history as a golden age of export growth, material prosperity, and ideological consensus. Rinke, however, proposes that the outbreak of the Great War in 1914 was a profound turning point in Latin American history, a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 532–534.
Published: 01 August 2018
... another alert to the artificialities of the national frameworks too customary in conventional histories. The rewards for assiduous archival diggers are worth the effort. Less directly, the several essays in this volume on the processes of enslavement in Africa have implications useful to Latin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 721–723.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to the field that Isaac Campos and I dubbed in this journal (vol. 95, no. 1) “the new drug history of the Americas.” In books about chocolate and sugar, it is customary to laud each chapter as a real treat. Indeed, this book proves how exceptionally well historical archaeologists and anthropologists...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 757–758.
Published: 01 November 2018
... a combination of the loss of customary rights to land, disrupted subsistence and trading activities, high food prices, and the militarization of the countryside. One way to evade these challenges was to go to Cuba. Before the US occupation, migration to Cuba was from the southern coastal areas of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 February 2019
... probably too abstract for many viewers. Though the symbol itself changed, the importance of the political ritual through which the symbol was offered did not. In a similar manner, Avendaño Rojas considers the new symbols of 1821, when the customary banner used in political ceremonies was replaced by a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 498–499.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Here is accessible in Portuguese, perhaps for the first time, a full account of long and complex discussions about Mexican history. Moreover, unlike what is customary in books in English, the book includes a careful selection of quotations both in Portuguese and in their original Spanish rendering...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., were governed by customary law, which avoided lawsuits and attorneys and widely employed arbitration. Trust was rooted in daily, face-to-face contact, kinship, dense urban settings, and ample flows of information through correspondence. Like risk spreading and multiple financial instruments, these...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2007) 87 (4): 629–630.
Published: 01 November 2007
... gradually, as customary practice, and that it was the audac- ity and determination of the slaves themselves that transformed accumulated precedent into legally codified rights. Even more startling, the ordinance that established a slave’s right to self-purchase and to change masters dates from 1842...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2005) 85 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 February 2005
... chowning 1 How Juan and Leonor Won Their Freedom: Litigation and Liberty in Seventeenth-Century Mexico brian p. owensbyy 39 Customary Law and the Nationalist Project in Spain and Peru david guillett 81 Book Reviews General Church and Society in Spanish America, by A. C. Van Oss...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 195–228.
Published: 01 May 2015
... maintained their own customary law, or uso y costumbre , under their cacique, while Spaniards negotiated their own status through corporate organizations such as the church, municipalities, and guilds. Rather than two racialized republics, the Castilian kingdoms were ruled via a network of legal entities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2007) 87 (4): 659–692.
Published: 01 November 2007
... described as a healthy criolla without vices, for 700 pesos. The slave, how- ever, “presented” herself before the síndico Miguel Rodriguez — the munici- pal official charged with the representation of slave interests — to request that he initiate the customary process of assessing her value in order to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2003) 83 (4): 697–734.
Published: 01 November 2003
... alternative to the customary political model premised on the state’s transparent and active advocacy of hacienda and church interests. Within Ecuador’s nineteenth-century political history, the Urvina project stands as an anomaly—a short-lived liberal exception that seemingly proves the rule of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2005) 85 (3): 485–487.
Published: 01 August 2005
... applied his customary vigor, enthu- siasm, expertise, and creativity to a lifetime engagement with Bello’s writings, resulting in the multivolume work begun in 1948 under the auspices of the Casa de Bello and published as Andrés Bello, Obras completas (26 vols., Caracas, 1981–86). The fi nal...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2005) 85 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2005
... applied his customary vigor, enthu- siasm, expertise, and creativity to a lifetime engagement with Bello’s writings, resulting in the multivolume work begun in 1948 under the auspices of the Casa de Bello and published as Andrés Bello, Obras completas (26 vols., Caracas, 1981–86). The fi nal...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 291–318.
Published: 01 May 2016
... promise due to its fertile foothills and coastal location, it lacked the working population that might make good on that potential. Chiapas itself was quite populous, but its indigenous communities were concentrated in the central highlands, an eight-day walk from the Soconusco. Through the customary and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2014) 94 (4): 739–756.
Published: 01 November 2014
... , by Ian Farrington, 311 Cushman, Gregory T., Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History , 348 “Custom Today: Temporality, Customary Law, and Indigenous Enlightenment,” by Bianca Premo, 355 Cypess, Sandra Messinger, Uncivil Wars: Elena Garro, Octavio Paz, and the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 189–222.
Published: 01 May 2018
... proof (the printed sheet whose impression was taken from the form, or prueba ), as was customary in all similar cases. Cumplido denied knowledge of the pamphlet's full contents, explaining that he had read fragments of the manuscript as the senator submitted them piecemeal but had left the final...