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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (3): 525–526.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Bradley Benton Descendants of Aztec Pictography: The Cultural Encyclopedias of Sixteenth-Century Mexico . By Elizabeth Hill Boone . Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2020 . Photographs. Figures...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 209–245.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to the Jesus estate—one an illegitimate child, the other a former slave—reveals complex social and legal dynamics that surrounded debates over illegitimacy and family rights throughout the nineteenth century. Digging deeper into the life story of the African-descended grandfather whose death sparked...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (3): 391–421.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Ana María Silva Campo Abstract This article examines the fate of people who had escaped slavery in colonial Cartagena de Indias as well as that of their descendants. In the 1690s, colonial military troops captured many individuals of African descent who had long lived as free in the hinterlands...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in America. In doing so, they reoriented the imagined metrics of purity so as to distinguish themselves from native commoners, mestizos, and the descendants of Africans. However, applying limpieza in native communities could backfire: after two centuries of extensive race mixing, many native lords found...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 231–263.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in Angola before her enslavement. This article reconstructs Paula and her descendants' multigenerational legal battle and reveals that their struggle for freedom was, in large part, a struggle against archives. I examine a unique aspect of the freedom suit: witness testimony from Paula's former kin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (3): 451–486.
Published: 01 August 2013
... historical experience of indigenous peoples. Based on documents preserved by inhabitants of the travesía , or the desert, of Guanacache, in the central Cuyo region, the descendants of the Huarpe Indians who were considered extinct in the seventeenth century, this analysis stresses the continuity...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (4): 691–693.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sabrina Smith This collection makes a valuable contribution to the scholarship on Africans and their descendants in Mexico. In terms of organization, the 23 chapters present new perspectives from scholars in Mexico, the United States, France, and French Guiana. The chapters also collectively...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (3): 561–563.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 In 2020 the Mexican government's decennial census will incorporate African descendants into the categories of race and ethnicity, which it has not done since the nineteenth century. In 2015, the Mexican government conducted an interim census where...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 February 2023
... by Duke University Press 2023 This monograph is a welcome addition to the growing historiography of the African diaspora in Mexico, especially for its focus on free African-descended women in midcolonial central Veracruz, roughly from 1580 to 1730. The chronology invites readers to understand Black...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 2015
... University Press 2015 With The Politics of Race in Panama , Sonja Stephenson Watson addresses the shortage within Hispanic literature scholarship of research on Afro-Panamanian literature and the sole focus on West Indian–descended writers in studies on black literature in Panama. Specifically, Watson...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (3): 542–544.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Paper . Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Imaginarios ambiguos , realidades contradictorias must be lauded as one of the first publications by the Centro de Estudios Históricos of El Colegio de México regarding Africans and Afro-descendants in Mexico. This in itself...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (2): 327–328.
Published: 01 May 2013
... land that in turn enabled expansion in other industries and diversified the plantation economy. Local African- descended people provided most of the labor supply for all these expanding economic sectors, along with African- descended migratory workers from both other areas of the Americas, particularly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 February 2020
... 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 This book excavates a deeper history of black political struggle in the Brazilian Amazon, beginning long before 1988. This year was when Article 68 of Brazil's new constitution provided a legal avenue for the descendants of maroons (i.e., runaway slaves...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 317–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Seth Meisel The following chapters are organized thematically, examining the paths to freedom and respectability that African-descended women chose. Despite legal and customary restrictions, some women of African descent found in concubinage, marriage, and manumission means for social mobility...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., and the emergence of the nation-state—while reading this chapter, but it is reflective of a very chaotic period. Chapter 5 helps to ground these details in the lives of African descendants who were more politically engaged because of their military experience and participation in African nations. The book reveals...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (2): 341–343.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Bryant, Rachel Sarah O’Toole, and Ben Vinson III explain that the anthology also seeks “to situate African- descended peoples in their own narratives, over and above the more traditional themes that have heretofore dominated the field” (p. 9). Using archival research in Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Spain...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 February 2020
... legitimacy in the later colonial period. Noble natives, like the true descendants of don Diego, brought before authorities alphabetic and pictorial documents that supported claims to lands and position based on the status and deeds of their ancestors. Those records provide pragmatically motivated narratives...
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Hispanic American Historical Review 11189778.
Published: 21 March 2024
.... Appendix. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. xiv, 426 pp. Cloth, $150.00. In the northeastern state of Bahia, Brazil, African and African-descendant women navigated the gendered landscape of enslavement and freedom. In this intricate terrain, they engaged in multifaceted battles to shape their own...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (3): 587–589.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., particularly those descended from the liaison between Isabel and Hernán Cortés and their resulting child, Leonor Cortés Moctezuma. Cortés’s relationship with Isabel was complex for at least three reasons. He had a sexual relationship with her that produced a child, and through this relationship to Moctezuma’s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (3): 540–542.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Press 2017 The history of the early Spanish Caribbean is often viewed through a sugar-centered framework, in which the historiography of the region foregrounds the experience of enslaved Africans and their descendants laboring on sugar plantations. Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean...