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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (4): 619-647.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the National Archives of Costa Rica—this essay first examines the political organization of the Mosquitos, demonstrating that early leaders consolidated their authority by unifying different factions into a powerful confederation with expansionist tendencies. This essay then presents new evidence...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 665-689.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Ayala's most widely reproduced drawings depicts this very figure. He is labeled both “escribano de cabildo” and “quilcaycamayoc” (paper keeper), suggesting a possible connection between these writers and the quipucamayoc who kept Andean quipu archives. Burns uses evidence from the Cuzco region to flesh...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (2): 171-203.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Paul Lokken The evidence presented in this article establishes the era of the major Portuguese asientos (1595–1640) as a key moment in the history of African migration to Spanish Central America. Between 1607 and 1628 alone, Portuguese slave traders made at least 15 voyages from Angola to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (3): 347-376.
Published: 01 August 2013
... geologic, archaeological, and historical evidence endowed the impoverished young Republic of New Granada with a grandiose territory, a great precursor civilization, and a legacy of patriotic resistance to imperialism. Their interpretations, however, would prove controversial. During the second half of the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (1): 39-72.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Kari Zimmerman Abstract This article analyzes how and where women participated in Brazilian commerce between 1869 and 1904. Over half of Rio de Janeiro's female population worked at the twentieth century's turn, but very little is known about women in commerce. Evidence from formal business...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (3): 381-419.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Matthew Restall In the eighteenth century there was increasingly endemic flight by black slaves out of British logging camps and settlements in Belize across the colonial frontier into Yucatan and other adjacent Spanish territories. This article explores the evidence for this phenomenon, its...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 195-228.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... Evidence for this hidden jurisdiction is found in a sixteenth-century case that was set aside by the Real Audiencia because it fell outside that body's jurisdiction and within the dominion of the cacique. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 In October 1558, Peruvian viceroy don Andrés...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (3): 411-449.
Published: 01 August 2013
... treatment of racial identification as a fixed and self-evident determinant of social status or behavior, we treat it as a flexible social outcome. We find that though white identification is largely shaped by skin color, it is also shaped by national context, social status, and age. We discover that white...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (3): 489-522.
Published: 01 August 2010
... courts changed the standards of evidence so that they gave clear preference to the empirical observations of the litigants and witnesses rather than their personal reputations; they reorganized court jurisdictions into an unambiguous hierarchy; they increased transparency; and they adopted...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (4): 745-746.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Revolution makes numerous overly ambitious claims about the political and military impact of radio technologies that are not supported by the evidence. Second, the book overstates the continuities and downplays the differences in radio technologies across the 40-year period covered in the study. This leads...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 345-346.
Published: 01 May 2015
... manifested a community's identity; it also eventually demonstrated social segregation, albeit generations later. Evidence indicates that certain open spaces were used primarily by elites. Plaza archaeology also provides evidence of political power plays as manifested by the public accessibility, or lack...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (1): 152-154.
Published: 01 February 2015
... America, a literature that, according to the author, focuses so much on the central theme of patriarchal violence that it obfuscates how colonial sexuality was richly intermingled with matters related to race, power, and gender relations. Von Germeten's evidence provides enticing glimpses into the lives...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 117-118.
Published: 01 February 2018
... sight, obscured by preconceived assumptions about Maya societies. Substantivist ideas, rising out of Karl Polanyi's old assertions against the development of premodern commercial markets, are still persistently applied to prehistoric societies, despite little hard evidence. The assembled authors of this...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 298-300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... mass appeal of ritual and pageantry performed by royals, but the magnetism of a theater state only goes so far. In this book, Joanne Baron presents hieroglyphic and archaeological evidence of patron deities and argues that the larger-than-life effigies fed and housed in many of the well-known temples...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 154-156.
Published: 01 February 2019
... base of hills near spring-fed streams and good pasture, benefited from the changes in routes. The site developed over seven distinct construction phases. The earliest phases have little evidence for occupation, but in the third phase seven circular buildings were constructed. One of these was larger...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (1): 151-153.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., rather than the fragile and heterogeneous Tawantinsuyu sometimes revealed by provincial studies. That criticism aside, The Inka Empire largely does what it sets out to do. Each chapter is written by a key scholar and provides an evidence-based study of the topic while highlighting the direction for...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 346-348.
Published: 01 May 2015
... general complement each other well. Arthur Joyce, in “Warfare in Late/Terminal Formative-Period Oaxaca,” argues against his field's prevailing idea that “predatory expansion” motivated most Mesoamerican warfare, demonstrating instead how the archaeological evidence proves that “smaller and less complex...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 160-162.
Published: 01 February 2019
... University Press 2019 Originally published in 1995 at the height of the controversy surrounding the beatification (1990) and eventual canonization (2002) of Juan Diego, Stafford Poole's study of the historical evidence in both Spanish and Nahuatl for the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe to Juan Diego...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 347-349.
Published: 01 May 2019
... archaeological evidence is presented and understood. Chapter 1's literature review is pointed rather than exhaustive, a focused survey of scholarship that has influenced the authors' ideas about Mayapán as a city, an urban center, and a regional capital. Chapter 2 then engages with available historical evidence...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (2): 351-353.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Revolution. This latest addition to the corpus of work on the Plan musters new evidence in support of an argument that the authors have made in a variety of publications, beginning with a 1978 article in this journal: that the uprising was enabled, supported, and manipulated by Mexican revolutionary...