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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (4): 789–790.
Published: 01 November 1984
...George Kubler Carrasco interprets Quetzalcoatl as a god in many contexts (calendar, wind, creation, morning-star, and rulership), whose cult was attested since Teotihuacán, in some parts of Mesoamerica during more than a thousand years in the Aztec historical tradition. The “irony of empire...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (4): 681–694.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., and in the makeshift street markets the indigenous Pataxó people of the region now come to sell salad bowls and serving platters made from the same brazilwood that first caught the attention of the Portuguese five centuries ago. The layers of irony are thickening in postcolonial Brazil, five hundred years after...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 February 2001
..., “The Elision of the Middle Classes and Beyond” in Colonial Legacies , ed. Jeremy Adelman [1999].) Given the unquestioned contributions of Intimate Ironies , any shortcomings are best seen as the price to be paid for a pioneering effort that will inspire many subsequent monographs. As this example...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (1): 35–75.
Published: 01 February 2014
... ofgenres and irony, all of which sought a more active engagement by readers. 20 Quino was part of that new wave. I argue here that he intuitively situated Mafalda at a fundamental crossroads where issues of class, domestic life, and ideology met. I further posit that the comic strip’s ironic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1973) 53 (4): 676–677.
Published: 01 November 1973
... and named Archbishop. It was for that reason that the book was published in Antwerp. The irony of the situation is that the Catechismo , written by Carranza to aid in the return of heretics to Roman obedience, brought on him the charge of Lutheranism when he shordy thereafter returned to Spain...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... Bandeira finds a deep irony in all of this. The Soviet Union did not support Castro out a deep ideological affinity for his revolution but rather simply as a geopolitical move in the midst of the Cold War. Where reformers failed, the revolutionaries triumphed because they had a powerful ally. The irony lay...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (1): 136.
Published: 01 February 1967
... American readers the findings of modern American scholarship and a moderate, reasoned criticism of Wilson. Appropriately it ends with a quotation from Reinhold Niebuhr’s The Irony of American History on the vagaries of American idealism which is well calculated to draw a sympathetic response from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (1): v.
Published: 01 February 2005
...-century Mexico joins earlier research on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Brazil ( Intimate Ironies: Modernity and the Making of Middle-Class Lives in Brazil , Stanford University Press, 1999). ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (1): 196.
Published: 01 February 1974
... stories and so amused himself by falsifying and distorting the tales of others.” But his originality lies in his style. He is a master of irony and allusion; his phrasing is so precise that it often borders the understatement. Thus his versions of Lazarus Morell’s story (from Mark Twain’s Life...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (4): 923.
Published: 01 November 1991
... consequences, including a sense of frustrated nationalism that eventually fueled the Revolution of 1959. The revolutionary outcome and the ensuing break between the two countries points to another irony and truism about power: big countries do not always get their way in world affairs. If the United States...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (1): 126.
Published: 01 February 1980
... Buckley helps us understand the grounds of the conflict between the colonists and the administrators and the irony of using an army of slaves to protect a plantation against slave attacks. On the evidence he provides, the author seems to overestimate the extent to which the existence of the regiments...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (4): 784.
Published: 01 November 1989
... there. The PRI’s control of nominations, elections, and administrations does exactly the same. The ironies jolt the imagination. Siqueiros, fresh from prison as a critic of the regime and most visible member of the Mexican Communist party, accepted the patronage of conservative industrialist Manuel Súarez...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 May 1978
... have quickly sought joint-venture arrangements with foreign companies to aid in the massive job of national exploration (Carvalho notes the irony in the several joint-venture contracts Petrobrás has signed to explore elsewhere, while refusing to allow a similar arrangement within Brazil). Nationalism...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 1965
... Villa-Lobos is given in a most economical manner. When and if the definitive biography of Villa-Lobos is written, perhaps it will have to be largely a compendium of existing published and unpublished works in Spanish, French, and Portuguese. What irony if it should be written in English...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (4): 646.
Published: 01 November 1964
... periods, often using them quite effectively for his purposes. The writer displays both the virtues and the defects of a playwright venturing into historical writing: The quality of the writing is first-rate, with humor and irony used especially well. Novo likewise displays a keen sense of the dramatic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (3): 612.
Published: 01 August 1985
... in Brazil and Mexico, I an R oxborough ; Foreign finance and capital accumulation in Latin America: a critical approach, E. V. K. F itzgerald ; A reappraisal of the role of primary exports in Latin America, E rnesto T ironi B.; Transnational corporations, comparative advantage and food security in Latin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (1): 94–95.
Published: 01 February 1978
... to expect democracy and liberty is subjected to and quietly accepts not only a severely restrictive and prolonged military rule but, more damaging, the systematic implementation of a program of “americanization.” Without bitterness, but not without irony and some sarcasm, Doña Loida Figueroa has made...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (3): 469–470.
Published: 01 August 1963
... and dedicated man, eschewing the politically and socially fashionable for the fundamental, as he created a life as solid and significant as his works. The social historian will find, in the irony, the satire, and even the sarcasm of Orozco, keys to understanding Mexico during and since the Revolution...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 94.
Published: 01 February 1997
... extensive use of oral history, Leonard interlaces her text with humor, sadness, disappointment, success, irony, and many surprises. The adoption of American values and mores by the early generation of immigrants, for example, contrasted with the retention of the old ways by later arrivals. Leonard also...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 736–737.
Published: 01 November 1979
.... Finally, it is not a thoughtful study, despite the many fascinating questions and ironies that arise. How did so much bravery happen to coexist with elementary incompetence and absurd folly? Should the death of Trujillo have sufficed without any attempt at a simultaneous coup? Did the conspirators...