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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 352–353.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jeremy Ravi Mumford Object and Apparition: Envisioning the Christian Divine in the Colonial Andes . By Stanfield-Mazzi Maya . Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2013 . Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xv, 241 pp. Cloth , $50.00...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2010) 90 (2): 215–245.
Published: 01 May 2010
... others. It also negated the artifacts' other uses and meanings. For many Mexicans the objects were not national but local patrimony, links to localized identities and histories. Although ordinary Mexicans aided the state, the transfer of artifacts to the museum did not go uncontested, a fact illustrated...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into the amount of fuel the body-machine needed for optimal performance depending on the work performed and environmental conditions. The main objective of this article is to highlight the role that this energy-centric conception of the body played in configuring a series of educational and public...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2011) 91 (4): 601–631.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Joanne Rappaport My objective in this article is to examine the relationship between perception and classification in the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Andes, focusing in particular on the Nuevo Reino de Granada (today, Colombia). During the first century of colonization, the visual...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 3–39.
Published: 01 February 2010
... camelids, the bezoar stone played a significant yet academically overlooked role in the social and economic history of modern Europe and Spanish America for its use as an antidote to poisons, and the stones constituted one of the most sought-after objects for the fashionable cabinets of curiosities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 February 2010
... material culture associated with labor activities and social standing among those recently settled in the Spanish urban milieu. Objects and places, goods and spaces can be manipulated, reappropriated, and reinterpreted by new social actors on their road to history. Things have meaning and are bound to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 75–108.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Natalia Milanesio From the beginning of Juan Domingo Perón's administration, food consumption was both a significant object of state policy and a central component of official propaganda. This essay resists the analytical separation between politics and imaginaries in order to expand our...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2009) 89 (2): 395.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 2009 395 Erratum for Jonathan C. Brown, “Obituary: John W. F. Dulles (1913  –  20 0 8 Hispanic American Historical Review 89, no. 1 (February 2009): 141  –  43. An incorrect DOI (digital object identifier) was published...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 709–711.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the field. With the three titular phrases “visual culture,” “ancient Americas,” and “contemporary perspectives,” the editors nimbly orient their project. Visual culture's ample purview treats traditional art historical types—architecture, sculpture, and painting—but embraces utilitarian objects...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 February 2019
... presence is felt throughout the book. Its ten main essays are grouped in three sections: “The Economy and Commerce,” “The Economics of Ritual and Social Objects,” and “Economy at the Aztec Periphery.” In her chapter in the first section, Deborah L. Nichols offers a clear-eyed survey of recent work on...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2018
... living around them—mainly poor, rural criollos. Rubble makes a series of generative interventions into the vast literature on memory and heritage studies in Latin America by redirecting the focus from patrimonial, monumental, or memorial objects to those apparently “ inferior ,” “broken,” and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2015) 95 (4): 667–668.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Discovering the Olmecs , David Grove makes a good case that 1954 was that turning point. The modern-day story of this ancient culture began with powerful charismatic objects like the large jade celt that George Kunz of Tiffany had acquired in Oaxaca during the nineteenth century. But despite decades of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 514–515.
Published: 01 August 2015
... rituals and practices within the jurisdiction of the Audiencia of Lima, and the Andean religious specialists' interaction with Jesuits also figures prominently. Her central focus is on holy objects, called huacas , and the religious specialists' commemoration of these. New insights are brought to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 534–535.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the north coast of Peru, from the La Leche valley south to the Huarmey valley. Most chapters treat humans, animals, and objects as offering sacrifices, foundation sacrifices, and retainer sacrifices in protracted liturgies that established the interaction between the living and the dead. The exception...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 300–302.
Published: 01 May 2018
... referring to objects so rendered as “symbols of deeply held morals and values,” the relational potency of the concept is seemingly overlooked (pp. 3, 5). Instead, the “social utility” of things is foregrounded in assigning both value and meaning, which entails both circular logic and universalist...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 547–548.
Published: 01 August 2018
... than 50 memoirs, testimonials, and interviews published since the war ended in 1992. He declares from the start that the book offers not “an objective account of El Salvador's civil war, but rather an objective study of the way Salvadorans are remembering their war” (p. 9). Over the past 20 years...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 718–719.
Published: 01 November 2018
... objective to better understand the life of the second marqués del Valle de Oaxaca through critical reading practices. Differentiating between the two Martíns also allows scholars to glimpse the life and experiences of Hernando Cortés's first son, born to the Nahua woman Malintzin (La Malinche). Beyond...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 382–383.
Published: 01 May 2017
... incorporates different research techniques, including ethnography, a focus on the longue durée , oral history, and document research in archives and museums. Photography, prints, urban space, textual documentation, propaganda leaflets, objects and collections, displays, ritual practices, festivals and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 February 2017
... briefly mentioned at the outset by Drinot but is otherwise the elephant in the room. In fact, the elephant prefigures most if not all the essays before any big name of grand theory can be brought to bear on its object. The name of the elephant is historicism, and its proper Peruvian name or author is...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 February 2010
... combination to reconstruct patterns of circulation and shifts in the meaning of objects. First, Marcia Stephenson recovers the history of bezoar stones, hardened secretions from the entrails of animals, which early modern Euro- peans believed to have medicinal properties, particularly as antidotes to poi...