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Hispanic American Historical Review (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 (2023) 103 (3): 548–549.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Matthijs Jonker The editors' entry on the Royal Cabinet of Natural History, established in Madrid in 1776 by the Guayaquil-born creole polymath Pedro Franco Dávila, who also was its first director, is a particularly important “object,” as various contributions refer to it. This is not surprising...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1955) 35 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 May 1955
Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 3. Cutusuma khipu, 1894. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, object no. 36392. Drawn by Sabine Hyland. More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (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 (2011) 91 (4): 601–631.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Joanne Rappaport Abstract 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 (2010) 90 (1): 75–108.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Natalia Milanesio Abstract 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 (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 hygiene...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 265–295.
Published: 01 May 2021
... —and outlines how they reflected understandings of the relationship between individuals and the state. It also provides a window into the daily lives of patients at the nation's insane asylum, leprosarium, and general hospital, who were not merely objects of charity but also political subjects who engaged...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 3–39.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of Andean 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 February 2010
... upon the 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...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 4. Codex Mendoza, showing Nahua representations of war shields, which Espinosa used to interpret the escudo on Tianguistepetl. Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, MS. Arch. Selden. A. 1, fol. 4v. https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/objects/2fea788e-2aa2-4f08-b6d9-648c00486220/surfaces More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (3): 555–557.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that there “is nothing fixed or intrinsic about the things collected,” they hope to undo entrenched notions about objects that have become the anchors of national patrimony (p. 18). By highlighting how the placement of an object can alter its meaning, they tear down narratives that have been assigned to those objects...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 February 1999
... University Press 1999 This collection of essays explores an innovative subject in the study of popular culture in colonial Latin America: household Catholicism as expressed through pious images and objects. The authors focus their studies on four cities in the viceroyalty of La Plata (Córdoba, Santa Fe...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (2): 319–321.
Published: 01 May 1994
... . Copyright 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 The past 20 years have seen a reassessment of objects from the pre-Columbian cultures, both as collector’s items of often extraordinary commercial value and as sources of information about indigenous peoples. New methodologies for the study of these objects...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (4): 709–711.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Picking up the afterlife of objects, Leonardo López Luján's biography of monuments in “Life after Death in Teotihuacan: The Moon Plaza's Monoliths in Colonial and Modern Mexico” and Ellen Hoobler's “An ‘Artistic Discovery’ of Antiquity: Alfonso Caso, the Archaeologist as Curator at the New York World's...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 732–733.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... The lesson that these readings seem to teach us is that Spain, with a large colonial empire, was a very different place than, say, Prussia, without colonies but where Kant grew to believe in transcendental reason and cosmopolitan ethics while classifying races according to transcendental beauty, objectively...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 318–320.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of the Virgin that Webster once suggested might be attributed to Mateo Mexía—are now lost or are primarily considered through textual sources. A consequence of moving away from habituated discussions of artists’ lives and oeuvres is that objects are discussed at something of an arm's length. Instead...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 February 2019
... 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 markets...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (4): 740–741.
Published: 01 November 2019
... In this rigorously researched analysis of the lives of holy women in colonial Lima, Nancy van Deusen offers an exploration of female networks and their particular relationship to embodied holiness. She uses women's engagement with material objects as a primary focus to link a series of case studies, as such objects...