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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (3): 504–505.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Peter Hulme The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus . By Abulafia David . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2008 . Photographs. Plates. Maps. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index . xxix , 379 pp. Cloth , $35.00 . For the most part...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 February 1976
... . Translated and edited by Poole Stafford , C. M. De Kalb , 1974 . Northern Illinois University Press . Illustrations . Pp. XX , 385 . Cloth . $25.00 . All Mankind is One: A Study of the Disputation Between Bartolomé de Las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepulveda in 1550 on the Intellectual...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 599–600.
Published: 01 November 1962
... of understanding transcends the quest of mere knowledge, for history is no longer a study of “the many truths proposed by many cultures.” Today’s appalling crisis has caused history to recover “its unity and become what it was at the beginning: a meditation on mankind.” This is a conclusion of a brilliant Mexican...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (4): 767–769.
Published: 01 November 1970
... Press 1970 Adam Smith declared that “the discovery of America and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope are the two greatest and the most important events recorded in the history of mankind.” If modern historians agreed, they would rewrite our histories and give Portugal...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (3): 516–519.
Published: 01 August 1977
... into sitting up.” Professor Lanning—urbane, cultured, humane—prized the review of that first volume, written by Howard Mumford Jones ( The Americas , 12 [1956], 81-82), who spoke of the author’s “gravely satiric vision, as if he were a Dr. Swift who loved, not despised mankind.” How perceptive this was! He...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (1): 163.
Published: 01 February 1975
.... As the author phrases her claim: “The elements contained in Santería will play a major role in the development of the new religious movement which is coming into world consciousness in order to fulfill the deep spiritual needs of mankind” (p. 123). Whatever the case may be, one may question whether the very...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (2): 309–310.
Published: 01 May 1974
... University Press 1974 A historical dictionary of a nation or epoch must rank with the most difficult, error-prone and unrewarding of mankind’s printed goals. Professor Kolinski, who knows Paraguay well, first as a Foreign Service Officer and then as an historian (the reverse of my own case), has given...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 February 1971
... that it is becoming less and less true that “The story of the Amazon is one in which Nature is always dominant, and the affairs of mankind pitifully small in so vast a setting.” ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (4): 713–714.
Published: 01 November 1978
... that the two quotes are a fair indication of the thrust of the intervening essays. Silvert’s frame of reference is mankind in general within the development of western thought from Rousseau through Kant and Marx to Cassirer. Economics is for him incidental to the moral and ethical concerns of society...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 471–472.
Published: 01 August 1968
... literature of the past five years. The author sets the stage for a number of subjective impressions by plumping for a “psychic unity of mankind” in the introduction. We are told that the friar’s accounts “form the only reliable basis for discovering the true nature of the strange civilization.” Burland...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 February 1978
... dimensional image of the black. The Cuban black poet, Nicolás Guillén, however, seems to him to be a successful poet of negritude, which he defines as a quest for “a universal brotherhood in which the black will establish solidarity with all mankind.” This definition is at variance with others...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1981) 61 (3): 587–588.
Published: 01 August 1981
.... The geographer, like historians, may need to be computer-qualified, but certainly not computer-oriented—at least if the welfare of mankind rather than the professional career of the geographer is the criterion. This disparate collection of essays is highly recommended to those of the present generation...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (3): 502–503.
Published: 01 August 1979
... continuity. Dorothy Tanck Estrada argues that Enlightenment ideas concerning progress and the perfectability of mankind led the Ayuntamiento of Mexico City to promote basic education for all children while it challenged the right of the privileged primary school teachers’ guild or gremio to examine...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (4): 717.
Published: 01 November 1993
... and Mexico’s failed Second Empire as a tragicomedy that presumably contains some kind of universal lessons for mankind. Precisely what those lessons are is not spelled out beyond implied messages not to meddle in other people’s affairs and to look before you leap. There is nothing very Mexican about the book...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 1970
... believer in mankind and democracy, expresses his faith in the Dominican future, based on observations of recent events. He feels that ignorant caudillos will not replace men of intellect, for real issues are now ascendant. This healthy atmosphere will eventually produce a political center strong enough...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1983) 63 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 1983
... and political economies in Latin America and the world, is, indeed, based on faith rather than on the evidence of the social sciences that he claims are used by theologians of liberation. He has overlooked the roles technology and trade have played in enabling mankind to transcend the limits of feudalism...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 463–464.
Published: 01 August 1995
... and emphasizes—in enlightened fashion—the universal unity of mankind. For him, the natives were no different from the ancestors of the Spaniards and other Europeans, who had also been barbarous and non-Christian. Thus the Indians were capable of being civilized, which meant also becoming Christian. In the end...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (4): 672–673.
Published: 01 November 1993
...-Lobos achieved with brilliant success the fusion, the blend of duality, he sought. Moreover, within the vast and varied musical legacy of Brazil’s foremost composer, the author detects a transcendental, omnipresent theme: “mankind living and moving in vast, untamed tropical landscapes, and encountering...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 May 1993
... are dismissed as “bigoted and apologetic” (p. ix) or “ideological rubbish” designed “to minimize . . . the worst genocide in the annals of mankind” (p. 240). Such an approach really puts an end to history, and indeed to all attempts to understand societies and human relations. Finally, the author has been ill...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1972) 52 (2): 318–319.
Published: 01 May 1972
..., in the celebration of the mass the host was transformed into blood, allegedly that of the Christ, shed for a second time to redeem mankind. In due course the “remarkable events” were repudiated by the Holy Office and Padre Cícero was suspended from most of his clerical functions because of his energetic advocacy...