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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 February 2001
...John D. French Owensby’s study confirms my long-term conviction that the investigation of the non-manual “middle class” is a new frontier in our drive to deepen the “new labor history” of the last 30 years. Although briefly the focus of attention in the late 1950s and early 1960s (especially...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 February 2023
... writings is telling because the success of the missions along purportedly primitive lines of reciprocity worked against Smith's stadial thesis that transactional exchanges were natural and humankind's ultimate productive destiny. Owensby deems this Enlightenment interest in the missions “a story Europeans...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (4): 824–826.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Brian Owensby Still, the book is a welcome one. I know of no other study that offers as sharp an image of middle-class life under inflation. With luck others will be inspired by O’Dougherty’s brave decision to trespass on a terrain that has largely been left to the economists. More important...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (1): 39–79.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Brian P. Owensby Under this principle, a just ruling was one that hewed as closely as possible to the letter of the law while accommodating competing claims in light of the broader imperative that each person be able to enjoy the rights and freedoms and body forth the responsibilities...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Brian P. Owensby The Art of Being In-Between: Native Intermediaries, Indian Identity, and Local Rule in Colonial Oaxaca . By Yannakakis Yanna . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2008 . Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xxi , 292 pp. Cloth , $79.95 . Paper , $22.95...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Brian Owensby Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Stanley J. Stein was born in June 1920. He died 99 years later in December 2019, just months from his 100th birthday. At the time of his death, Stein was emeritus at Princeton University, where he had been the Walter Samuel...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Andrew B. Fisher Empire of Law and Indian Justice in Colonial Mexico . By Owensby Brian P. . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2008 . Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index . x , 379 pp. Cloth , $65.00 . Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (3): 540–542.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Julie A. Fisher Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America . Edited by Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross New York : New York University Press , 2018 . Map. Table. Notes. Index. vi , 330 pp. Paper, $30.00...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (1): v.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Anthropological Association, 1995, and articles in American Anthropologist , Current Anthropology , and Comparative Studies in Society and History . brian owensby is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Virginia. His current research on the legal culture of seventeenth...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (4): 740–741.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Americana, Susanne Eineigel for revolutionary Mexico, and Keith David Watenpaugh for the Middle East and the Young Turk Revolution (and as Brian Owensby does in his commentary on these pieces), members of that class did play a role in political conflict, albeit an ambivalent one. A not-so-revolutionary...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (4): 733–734.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as they engaged with the Spanish legal system, Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez contributes to ongoing conversations that involve such scholars as Brian Owensby, Jovita Baber, Karen Graubart, Alcira Dueñas, Yanna Yannakakis, Gabriela Ramos, and John Charles. At its heart, this monograph is a study of two systems...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (3): 550–552.
Published: 01 August 2009
... The Mexican middle class has generally been neglected in academic literature. Dennis Gilbert’s Mexico’s Middle Class in the Neoliberal Era is an important addition to the few focused studies available on the Latin American middle class, for instance, Brian Owensby’s study of the Brazilian middle class...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (3): 536–537.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of lawsuits initiated: women's legal disputes with husbands, indigenous communities' questioning of local leadership, and slaves' suits against masters. Following the work of Kathryn Burns, Tamar Herzog, Michelle McKinley, Brian Owensby, Víctor Tau Anzoátegui, and Yanna Yannakakis, Premo shows lawsuits...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2003) 83 (4): 661–696.
Published: 01 November 2003
... range of professional and economic substrata and political tendencies. Indeed, as Brian Owensby’s analysis has shown, the failure of middle-class citizens to unite in support of a single political party or candidate had been one of the defining features of the nation’s political landscape. 43 Many...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (1): 35–75.
Published: 01 February 2014
... in studying it, leading some to focus on public space (especially on its political and labor aspects) and others on the family and everyday interactions. Brian P. Owensby combines these emphases by suggesting that we consider the political nature of everyday life, in which people express interests...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 257–290.
Published: 01 May 2002
... June 1932, 5. Brian P. Owensby discusses similar Sul America advertisements in his recent Intimate Ironies: Modernity and the Making of Middle-Class Lives in Brazil (Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 1999), 92–94. 73 JWT, “Investigation for Lehn and Fink,” 5, 16. 74 O Estado de S. Paulo...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 195–228.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of exactly these kinds rather than instances of Indian customary law. 92. Herzog, “Colonial Law,” 311; Owensby, Empire of Law , 93–94; Kourí, “Making the Ejido,” chap. 5. References Abercrombie Thomas A. 1998 . Pathways of Memory and Power: Ethnography and History among an Andean...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and viceregal levels was lively and energetic, belying stereotypes of passivity and homogeneity among those communities that could not or chose not to offer violent resistance. 17 As Brian Owensby argues, “the Indians of early modern Mexico had every reason to develop a politics of engagement...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (3): 377–406.
Published: 01 August 2018
... legislation in the Indies. Indians petitioned for and won tens of thousands of viceregal-level edicts in sixteenth-century Mexico: see Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City, Indios 1–6. For excellent analyses of Indian petitions to Mexico's viceroys and high court, see Owensby, “Pacto entre rey lejano...
Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (2): 237–269.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to the Limit of Despair’: Infanticide and Slave Judicial Strategies in Barbacoas, 1789 – 1798,” Slavery & Abolition 30, no. 3 (2009): 403 – 26; for Indians, Brian P. Owensby, Empire of Law and Indian Justice in Colonial Mexico (Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, 2008); Sergio Serulnikov, Subverting...