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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2009) 89 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., and governmental institutions. Previous accounts have ignored these subtleties. Most often, Flint writes, the Coro- nado expeditionaries have been “portrayed as a small army of Spanish knights in armor dispatched by the King of Spain to look for gold.” He argues that “every element of that...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2005) 85 (4): 697–698.
Published: 01 November 2005
...John Jay Tepaske The Gold and Silver of Spanish America, c. 1572–1648; Tables Showing Bullion Declared for Taxation in Colonial Treasuries, Remittances to Spain, and Expenditures for Defense of Empire. By engel sluiter. Berkeley: The Bancroft Library, University of California, 1998. Tables...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 346–347.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito . By Bryant Sherwin K. . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2014 . Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xix, 240 pp. Cloth , $35.00 . Copyright...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2001) 81 (2): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Elizabeth Kuznesof Licentious Liberty in a Brazilian Gold-Mining Region: Slavery, Gender,and Social Control in Eighteenth-Century Sabara, Minas Gerais. By kathleen j. higgins. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press: 1999. Photographs. Graphs. Tables. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2000) 80 (4): 815–838.
Published: 01 November 2000
... comments he received on both occasions. A numismatic note: The most favoured gold coin in such consignments was the gold moeda of 4$800 reis. Towards the end of the reign of Dom Pedro II (1683–1706) these were minted in Rio de Janeiro. Another coin of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 567–569.
Published: 01 August 2016
... colonial literature through a close reading of a different eighteenth-century prose narrative. The topics include conquest, Indians, nature, God, and gold. One of the strengths of this volume is the thoughtful choice of texts, especially since they range chronologically from the early to the late...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2001) 81 (1): 89–134.
Published: 01 February 2001
... is simply an economic system. —Fernand Braudel In 1904 Finance Minister José I. Limantour ordered a monetary census in preparation for Mexico’s conversion to the gold standard. In it, Porfirian bean counters found only one...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2003) 83 (1): 3–52.
Published: 01 February 2003
... expeditions went southeast, exploring the fertile valley of Vega Real and the mountainous region of Cibao, where gold was to be found. The period from 1494 to 1496 saw the attempt to subjugate the unwilling Tainos, who abandoned their cultivation and fled to the moun- tains, causing widespread famine...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2001) 81 (3-4): 739–744.
Published: 01 November 2001
... the eighteenth century. Carioca merchants conducted trade with Africa, Asia, Europe, Rio de la Plata, and gold mining districts in the Brazilian inte- rior. Trading connections between Portugal and Brazil were frequent and uninterrupted. Unlike...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2002) 82 (2): 215–256.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Hal Langfur 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Uncertain Refuge: Frontier Formation and the Origins of the Botocudo War in Late Colonial Brazil Hal Langfur The major gold and diamond strikes of the late seventeenth and early eigh- teenth centuries produced an unprecedented...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 August 2015
... projects must be seen in relationship to other economic activities that they may be linked to in any given area. Regarding Ecuador, the contributors look at two cases. One piece investigates how the conflicts over a Canadian gold mine in El Pangui permeated all aspects of daily life in the community, as...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 600–601.
Published: 01 August 2016
... histories of commodities: the impact of Chilean alfalfa, wheat, nitrate, and labor on California's gold rush and early agricultural boom; and the impact of California Monterey pine trees and Thompson Seedless grapes on Chile's lucrative and immensely destructive boom crops of the twentieth century. While...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-African trading women on the Gold Coast to the urban populations of much of Spanish America—are mostly absent, even though they were critical intermediaries in both the sale of textiles around the Atlantic and the popularization of European fashions. Moreover, Europe plays only a peripheral role. As is...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 May 2018
... tribute paid to the Portuguese crown, we learn that the captaincy of Goiás was the second richest region in the country, losing out only to Minas Gerais. Goiás's wealth, however, came not from the gold mines discovered there in 1720 but rather from the extensive cultivation of livestock in its wooded...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2019) 99 (3): 566–568.
Published: 01 August 2019
... ivory (tagua), gold, and other forest products, despite the arrival of mining companies and tagua exporters from Colombia and other countries. The locals' command over the extractive economy of the region explains why intellectuals from the highlands saw it as a hostile and unhealthy green hell...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 363–364.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Martin Adam Rizzo Junípero Serra: California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary . By Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz . Before Gold: California under Spain and Mexico . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2015 . Plates. Maps. Figures. Notes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 504–507.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reports from Lisbon with on-the-ground realities, she recounts how the Goiás gold rush hindered missionary activity “as priests took up mining with their own enslaved Africans, acquired fortunes in gold, and returned to Lisbon” (pp. 200–201). She points out that unless financial resources and efforts were...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2003) 83 (3): 451–486.
Published: 01 August 2003
... 1819 he possessed a mere three thousand gold pesos, less than 1 percent of the estate he would accumulate during the remainder of his life- time.10 It is not surprising, therefore, that he chose to start his career as a landowner by making good use of Buenos Aires’s emphyteutic regime...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 3–39.
Published: 01 February 2010
... received from America. The Peruvian viceroy, don Francisco de Toledo, sent the king a variety of gifts during his time in office 1569(  –  81), including stone idols, a 23-karat-gold llama with white enamelling, and, most intriguingly, a number of bezoar stones. The inventory indicated that the...