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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 699–700.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Paul Gootenberg p.gootenberg@verizon.net Guaraná: How Brazil Embraced the World's Most Caffeine-Rich Plant . By Seth Garfield . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2022 . Photographs. Maps. Figures. Table. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii , 320 pp. Paper...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (3): 444–445.
Published: 01 August 1962
...Morton Winsberg The one dominant theme of the book is the search for different species of the genus Nicotiana , of which Tabacum , the common tobáceo plant, is most famous. Involving over 25 years of effort, lengthy and difficult journeys into the selva, páramos, and such exotic places...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 607.
Published: 01 November 1962
...Omer C. Stewart The Upland Pine Forests of Nicaragua: A Study in Cultural Plant Geography . By Genevan William M. . Berkeley , 1961 . University of California Press . University of California Publications in Geography , Volume 12 , No. 4 . Pp. 251 - 320 . $1.50 . Copyright...
Published: 01 February 1999
Fig. 1: Architectural blueprint for the El Paso Disinfection Plant, 1917. Photo Included in letter from C. C. Pierce to the Surgeon General, 16 Feb. 1917, NACP, USPHS, RG 90, CF 1897-1923, file 1248. More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 February 2006
...J. R. McNeill The prose is serviceable but without much zest. The tables are very useful, capturing a lot of the book’s information and presenting it in economical form, and the sketches of plants and various agricultural tools are welcome. The maps are also well done and helpful. The citation...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Linda A. Newson Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World . By Londa Schiebinger . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 234 pp. Paper , $24.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (3): 628.
Published: 01 August 1991
... on the Sea by the Author; the Behavior of Villegagnon in That Country; and the Customs and Strange Ways of Life of the American Savages; Together with the Description of Various Animals, Trees, Plants, and Other Singular Things Completely Unknown over Here . By De Léry Jean . Translation...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Joel Wolfe The Seed Was Planted: The São Paulo Roots of Brazil’s Rural Labor Movement, 1924–1964 . By Welch Cliff . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 1999 . Photographs. Maps. Tables. Figures. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xxi , 412 pp. Cloth...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (1): 181.
Published: 01 February 1968
...O. P. S. The work starts with the structure, climate, soils, and present plant and animal population of the three small limestone islands. While some species are indigenous, the pests, weeds, domesticated animals, and crops imported from every continent make up an impressive list. Part Two...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 August 1969
... Steel Plants . By Greene David G. . East Lansing 1967 . Michigan State University. Institute for International Business and Economic Development Studies . Tables. Notes. Appendices . Pp. x , 124 . $4.50 . ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (3): 463–501.
Published: 01 August 2000
...—the drudgery of making one’s livelihood—turns people, historians included, to the study of more redemptive projects such as strikes, rebellions and other challenges to power. To be sure, people have engaged in the work of converting tropical sunlight, plants, soils, and water into bananas for millenia...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 May 1964
...Kenneth H. Beeson, Jr. The indigo plant grew wild in East Florida, and its cultivation was undertaken on a large scale by all the British planters. The government of Great Britain even encouraged the manufacture of indigo by paying a subsidy to producers. 2 Indigo is a blue dye obtained...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 August 1999
... . Copyright 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 In his exploration of the ethnobotany of Brazilian Candomblé, Robert Voeks has uncovered fascinating dimensions to a familiar religious terrain. Sacred plants have scarcely been mentioned in works on Afro-Brazilian religions, in contrast to the extensive...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1961) 41 (2): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 1961
... Rodrigues, op. cit ., pp. v, vi. 36 Oliveira Lima, op. cit . 35 Luccock, op. cit ., p. 287. 34 Ibid . 33 Barbosa Rodrigues, op. cit ., p. v. 32 The History of the Tea Plant (London: London Genuine Tea Company), p. 17. 31 Barbosa Rodrigues, op. cit ., p. vi...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (3): 484–487.
Published: 01 August 1965
... gardens increasingly becoming a matter of state, Spain yearned to become the world leader in plant exploration. Yet of the three major expeditions that emerged from the Age of Enlightenment only that of Ruiz and Pavón to the Viceroyalty of Peru resulted in substantial publications during the lifetime...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (2): 293–294.
Published: 01 May 2013
... strongly recommend the publication of this book also in Spanish or English for the benefit of a much broader audience. Scouring through original documents and rare books, Schultheiss- Anagnostou compiled an inventory of plants whose medicinal properties were tapped by the pharmacists of religious...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (4): 644–645.
Published: 01 November 1964
... This meticulous and well-documented study of Nicolás Monardes (1493-1588) amplifies fragmentary 19th- and 20th-century works which deal mainly with curious and exotic aspects of his investigations. The best known medico of 16th-century Spain, his writings on American drug plants were translated into Latin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 February 1967
..., and beverage plants. The author attempts to distinguish between native and introduced elements of the material culture, and to date the first appearance of a given element. This essentially successful chronological placement and the scientific identification of most plants and animals in Tarahumar economy...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (4): 539–577.
Published: 01 November 1990
... generated by exports had served mostly to finance the importation of manufactured goods, and these were now in short supply. 9 But the scarcities created by the war stimulated the installation of new artisan shops. Several sawmills were set up, too, as well as two small soft-beverage bottling plants...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2003) 83 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 February 2003
... was not merely the transfer of a plant but the wholesale importation of an entire African cultural system encompassing agricultural and technological knowledge, food habits, a gender division of labor, ethnic skills, and time-work organization. Her analysis gives voice and agency to the slave population still...