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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2000) 80 (2): 267–298.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Sandra Kuntz Ficker 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 HAHR 80.2_04.Ficker.JO 4/13/00 4:45 PM Page 267 Economic Backwardness and Firm Strategy: An American Railroad Corporation in Nineteenth-Century Mexico Sandra Kuntz Ficker...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 748–749.
Published: 01 November 2018
...J. Justin Castro Railroad Radicals in Cold War Mexico: Gender, Class, and Memory . By Robert F. Alegre . Foreword by Elena Poniatowska . The Mexican Experience . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2013 . Photographs. Map. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xx, 275 pp. Paper , $40.00...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2013) 93 (4): 585–620.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Silvana Alejandra Palermo This article explores working-class families’ modes of collective action in Argentina’s first national railroad strike in 1917. While historical literature has largely focused on the role of railroad unions in labor politics, insufficient attention has been paid to...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2009) 89 (3): 547–548.
Published: 01 August 2009
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Casey Lurtz The Civilizing Machine: A Cultural History of Mexican Railroads, 1876–1910 . By Matthews Michael . The Mexican Experience . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2013 . Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 321 pp. Paper , $40.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2007) 87 (3): 607–608.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Sérgio De Oliveira Birchal Order against Progress: Government, Foreign Investment, and Railroads in Brazil, 1854-1913. By william summerhill. Social Science History. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003. Maps. Tables. Figures. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xv, 297 pp. Cloth, $62.95...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2017
... distills the extensive literature on the economic history of railroads across Latin America into a concise volume that provides a textbook-like overview of the railroad's origins, development, impact, and eventual decline there. The eight essays focus primarily on the so-called “golden age” of railroad...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... to build a railroad across the wilds of western São Paulo and southern Minas Gerais in the decade before World War I and an often poignant account of the high human toll it took on its thousands of workers. The Noroeste do Brasil was the biggest railroad project of its day, and one of the biggest...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2000) 80 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 May 2000
... economic impact of railroads, she has researched Mexico’s foreign trade and commercial policy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. renato monseff perissinotto é professor adjunto do Departamento de Ciências Sociais na Universidade Federal do Paraná...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2000) 80 (3): 463–502.
Published: 01 August 2000
... coast of Honduras. Working people laid hun- dreds of kilometers of railroad track, cleared thousands of hectares of forest, and excavated tons of earth in the process of building drainage ditches and 11. An agroecosystem can be most simply defined as...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Argentine Chaco, including overgrown Spanish forts and missions, out-of-use railroad tracks, bulldozed forests, scattered mass graves, the detritus of nineteenth-century steamships, and images of venerated saints. Inspired by Walter Benjamin's ideas on modernity as a destructive process, Gordillo looks at...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 381–383.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of Goiás, beginning with the arrival of mineral prospectors in the eighteenth century, cattle ranchers in the nineteenth century, and railroads during the first decades of the twentieth century. By 1930, a network of roads and railroads linked Goiás to cities in Minas Gerais and São Paulo, and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
... development across the continent. The proposal to build a railroad from Guaymas in the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico, for instance, stands as an example of how the continental South could gain economic prominence even after defeat. This book joins the broader shift in scholarship to contextualize American...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 February 2018
... educate poor Brazilians in the manual arts, acculturate them to the rhythms of factory life, and civilize them through wage labor. Railroads represented the modern face and standardized tempo of a nation in transformation. International congresses dedicated to industrial and agricultural progress spurred...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 362–363.
Published: 01 May 2018
... positions on the railroads and in the mines for a number of years in the center-north until he entered a partnership with a couple of German immigrants in a hosiery mill in Puebla in 1905 or 1906. Thus began a most extraordinary career during which he came to own the largest sugar-producing complex in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 733–734.
Published: 01 November 2018
... nationality. Ellis began life enslaved on a Victoria, Texas, plantation in 1864 but grew up in the fluid postemancipation era when new opportunities and harsh realities surrounded African Americans throughout the United States. The arrival of the railroad in Victoria in 1882 opened the world to Ellis, and he...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 2019
... government, the second from 1880 to 1912 as a result of the construction of the railroad that increased foreign immigration, particularly from China. The fourth chapter, on identity and culture, complements the economic and social history offered to this point with an ethnographic study. Reina further...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 761–763.
Published: 01 November 2016
... politically expedient cipher, useful for the ways that it might allow the increasingly conservative bureaucracy of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) to circle back to its revolutionary origins. Embracing Cuba was a way for López Mateos to paper over the way that he had crushed the railroad...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 370–371.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Cortines. The result, as Jones states emphatically, was greatly enhanced domestic intelligence-gathering procedures that continued into the 1970s and resulted, using the justification of the Cold War, in the repression of railroad workers, students, doctors, dissidents, and rural and urban rebels. It also...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 351–353.
Published: 01 May 2014
... works, and railroads by ethnic Mexicans and quickly developed into a full-blown regional rebellion, in which a small guerrilla army battled local posses, Texas Rangers, and the thousands of federal soldiers dispatched to quell the violence. In response, vigilantes and the Rangers led a far bloodier...