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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Peter B. Villella Abstract As sixteenth-century Spaniards constructed their global empire, they carried with them the racial-religious concept of “limpieza de sangre,” or blood purity, which restricted marginalized communities from exercising prestige and authority. However, the complex demographic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (4): 579–612.
Published: 01 November 2017
... small business owners, often becoming prominent and wealthy vecinos (residents). Exploring these often obscure and long-invisible biographies of individuals, the article revisits key historiographical debates about race, purity of blood, and vassalage in the early Spanish empire. 58. Antonio Sigarra...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (3): 572–573.
Published: 01 August 1984
... to center stage a concept whose discussion is so often relegated to footnotes or treated summarily. Its originality lies in its analysis of the criteria, personnel, mechanisms, and practices associated with verification of “purity of blood, ” and the strategies to which applicants would resort to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (4): 748–750.
Published: 01 November 2012
... function and meaning of purity of blood and nobility across the Spanish Atlantic. The volume is best at revealing the attitudes and mores of colonial society’s elite and middle sectors. Even within these groups, however, our view is somewhat circumscribed. As Sanchiz points out, scholars working with...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 599–600.
Published: 01 November 2011
... blood purity continued to be invoked in the colonies. As Peter Villella explains in “‘Pure and Noble Indians, Untainted by Inferior Idolatrous Races’: Native Elites and the Discourse of Blood Purity in Late Colonial Mexico,” indigenous elites in Oaxaca used different arguments to invoke “ limpieza de...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (4): 695–697.
Published: 01 November 2009
... conceptualization of limpieza de sangre and caste, since ideas of masculinity and female sexuality served as discursive sites that managed blood purity and caste proliferation. A true work of Atlantic history, Genealogical Fictions moves seamlessly from Spain to Mexico and back again. Divided into three parts...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1981) 61 (4): 789.
Published: 01 November 1981
.... Thus a strong emphasis on the señorialización of Castile, the Mediterranean imperialism of Catalonia, and the ideological purity of Navarre, adds up to three provocative essays about Spain in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Disparities sometimes appear, but this will be a general work to use...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 August 1979
... societies they visit. Most are therefore original sources, with only six from the Caribbean–Latin American section drawn from secondary authorities, and these in circumstances that justify the departure from the purity of uncontaminated source material. Africans Abroad: A Documentary History of the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1966) 46 (3): 319–320.
Published: 01 August 1966
... de Córdoba expedition provides a classic case of contract, useful to the historian for its purity and simplicity. Cortés’ enterprise is characteristic in another way. In separating from the direction of Velásquez, in assuming political authority in Mexico, and in appropriating and granting favors...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (3): 567–568.
Published: 01 August 1989
.... The theoretical purity espoused by the POUM was nonetheless of limited advantage, for it was never really able to compete with the major leftist organizations. Its categorical anti-Stalinism made it the premier rival of the Communists, who inaccurately charged it with Trotskyism, and, in standard...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1961) 41 (2): 300–301.
Published: 01 May 1961
... nobleness, patriotism, and purity of spirit. He seeks to recreate his soul, his personality, his tremendous energy, and his incontestable will. He fits him into the “noble triumvirate” of Argentina’s great civilian patriots: Moreno, who laid the bases for Argentina’s culture and progress; Rivadavia, who...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (3): 566–567.
Published: 01 August 2018
... hierarchies by encouraging essentialist and exclusionist purifications in the policing of cultural boundaries. According to Wade, multiculturalism, whether in official state policy or community-based endeavors, is profoundly marked by the play of power between democracy/mixture and hierarchy/purity, much like...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 May 2009
... responded in local situations. Several contributions utilize Inquisition records or deal with the Holy Office directly. Of outstanding importance is María Elena Martínez’s article closely examining the development of the concept of purity of blood in Spain, its codification in statutes, and its...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (3): 571–572.
Published: 01 August 2007
...-fashioning among their kindred in Dahomey, a wonderful example of those rhizomes Matory suggests. For a religious culture that celebrates its “African purity,” Candomblé is also remarkable for the emergence of a matriarchal priesthood without precedent in Nigeria. Given his stress on Afro-Brazilian...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 February 1993
... and ugliness, purity and contamination, as represented in race” (p. 135). The movement closely followed Latin American discourse on race, especially regarding the construction of “nationhood” and the inclusion or exclusion of specific populations from the national body. This book makes a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (3): 632–633.
Published: 01 August 1991
... skepticism since the brothers Grimm made a living from composing phony family trees while researching other kinds of fantasies. Cabral de Mello’s discursive and insightful book demonstrates that this was serious business in colonial Brazil, where religious orthodoxy, racial purity, and the absence of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 February 1969
... villages and individuals; tools were privately owned, but livestock was common property; the Indian divided his labor about equally between communal and private lands. The Jesuits, he concludes, were not concerned with the purity of any rationalized economic system, but with creating the conditions in...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 February 1969
.... Conversely, the idea of the moral neutrality or purity of art has a relatively little impact” (p. 1). 3) Social, political, and cultural problems in underdeveloped countries give the Latin American writer a sense of social responsibility associated with the search for the national identity and at the same...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (4): 645.
Published: 01 November 1965
... privileged classes of the Aztec Confederacy. Many of these intermingled with the conquerors; for example, the grandson of Montezuma traveled to Spain, acquired the title of the Count of Montezuma, and took his place among the peerage of the Empire. But there were some who maintained the purity of their...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 February 1997
... was nonetheless faithful to the traditional dogma. De la Rosa was clearly talented and widely cultured, defending the interests of the country and religion. Through his work he fought against Protestantism, defended Guadalupism, and committed himself to look out for the purity of habits and customs in...