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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 271–302.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ryan Edwards This article engages the relationship between prison and place on the island of Tierra del Fuego, in southernmost Patagonia. While Patagonia has piqued popular imaginations for centuries through traveler narratives, these accounts have been reduced to a limited lexicon categorizing the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2008) 88 (4): 714–716.
Published: 01 November 2008
... also notes that Latin America “stands out from other regions of the world in the high percentage of pretrial prisoners” (p. 101), and he warns that “the threat of violence at almost every turn in, say, São Paulo, permeates the body and soul” (p. 102). Why these conditions merit optimism...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2009) 89 (3): 547–548.
Published: 01 August 2009
...- temporary play called “Le philanthrope révolutionnaire ou l’hécatombe à Haïti”; the observations of a French naturalist named Michel-Etienne Descourtilz; the narrative of prisoner of war and religious convert Honoré Lazarus Lecompte; the memoirs of a 12-year-old boy named Élie-Benjamin-Joseph Brun...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2007) 87 (3): 612–614.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Shari Orisich The Criminals of Lima and Their Worlds: The Prison Experience, 1850-1935. By carlos a. aguirre. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. Photographs. Illustrations. Tables. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xi, 310 pp. Cloth, $79.95. Paper, $22.95. Duke University Press 2007...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2012) 92 (2): 378–381.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Daphne Patai A Mother’s Cry: A Memoir of Politics, Prison, and Torture under the Brazilian Military Dictatorship . By Sattamini Lina Penna . Edited and with an introduction by Green James N. . Translated by Nielson Rex P. Green James N. . Epilogue by Arruda Marcos P. S...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2003) 83 (4): 617–660.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Lessie Jo Frazier; Deborah Cohen 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Defining the Space of Mexico ’68: Heroic Masculinity in the Prison and “Women” in the Streets Lessie Jo Frazier and Deborah Cohen Defining the Space of the Movement In 2001 we attended a Mexico City conference...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2001) 81 (3-4): 819–820.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Joseph A. Stout, Jr The Villista Prisoners of 1916–1917. By james w. hurst. Las Cruces: Yucca Tree Press, 2000. Photographs. Illustrations. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x, 112 pp. Paper, $12.95. 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 HAHR 81.3/4-14 Book Reviews 11/27/01 5:27 PM...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Robert Gay Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life and the PCC in Brazil . By Biondi Karina . Edited and translated by Collins John F. . Foreword by Villela Jorge Mattar . Latin America in Translation / En Traducción / Em Tradução . Chapel Hill : University of North...
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Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 2. Numbers in prison from 1836 to 1902. Source : British Honduras blue books for 1836–37, 1845, 1865, 1867–73, 1875–1902 (available online at “Caribbean Colonial Statistics from the British Empire, 1824–1950,” British Online Archives, accessed 31 July 2018, https://microform.digital/boa More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2010) 90 (3): 423–454.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., prison reformer Elizabeth Fry, utilitarian philosophers Jeremy Bentham and James Mill, scientist Humphrey Davy, and vaccination proponent Edward Jenner. Their conscious choice to draw closer to Great Britain, rather than Napoleonic France or the early republican United States, reveals much about the kind...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 February 2017
... region engaged in long-range raiding. Their rise is explained here by showing that the original core of the group, some 200 slaves taken from two Portuguese vessels by Dutch privateers in 1636, were prisoners of war captured from the army of Mbwila, a small kingdom in today's Angola. Their cohesion and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 768–769.
Published: 01 November 2016
... war in the Andes. Shifting policing strategies, such as prisoner segregation, decriminalizing drug possession, or the proactive Unidades de Polícia Pacificadora occupation of slums, have mostly backfired, as Gay shows. This gripping book is a superb entry point into the maze of Brazilian prisons and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 May 2017
... through which to examine the construction of sociocultural and national identities. For example, Elizabeth Shesko's chapter explores the experiences of Bolivian prisoners of war who worked throughout Paraguay in various occupations. Shesko argues that differences in class, ethnicity, and region of origin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2012) 92 (3): 437–469.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Struggle of the 1960s and 1970s James N. Green In early 1972, Chaim and Mário, members of a small Brazilian revolutionary group, were sentenced to several years in prison for subversive activities.1 Like many other radical left-­wing organizations, the group collapsed in the early 1970s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2017) 97 (3): 530–532.
Published: 01 August 2017
... resembled what they had left on the peninsula, with an emphasis on farming, intensely local family life, and legal disputes. I do need to underscore one critical point, just so we don't slip back into a historical misunderstanding. Most of the transported Yucatec Maya were only prisoners of war in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 May 2014
... rights organizations leave little room to question the existence of homicidal attacks on Jews in the Proceso's clandestine prisons. But leaders of the Jewish community at that time denied the existence of government-sponsored anti-Semitism and fended off offers by human rights organizations to intervene...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 May 2017
... on the relationship between a play held at a prison and torture center under the dictatorship, the headquarters of São Paulo's political police (Departamento de Ordem Política e Social [DOPS]), and the state government's various efforts to transform the site into, first, a sanitized cultural center...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 364–366.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Brazilian viceroy, Dom Jorge de Mascarenhas, reflected this rapidly turning wheel of fortune. His wife and children fled to Madrid, exhorting Mascarenhas to do the same, and he returned from Bahia to Lisbon as a prisoner. Mascarenhas professed loyalty to King João IV and soon after presided over the newly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in “a torrent of bullets being fired in the middle of the afternoon along Santiago's busiest thoroughfare” (p. 113). From Craib's description of the social dynamics of the penitentiary we learn that male prisoners married each other, commitments respected by other prisoners just like in bourgeois...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2009) 89 (4): 643–673.
Published: 01 November 2009
... imprisoned in the Presidio de San Juan. Although at the end she supposedly repented, con- fessed her crime, and learned to pray, she died in prison and no one came to claim her body. In other words, she came to an end that was just as shameful as death on the gallows. Córdova Chirino claims...