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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 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 November 2018) 98 (4): 748–749.
Published: 01 November 2018
... laborers working for private railways gain wage increases. Railroad Radicals in Cold War Mexico is a strong contribution to the historical literature on railway workers, unions, and gender in post–World War II Mexico. The numerous oral histories that Alegre uses are particularly compelling and...
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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 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...
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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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2017
... collection 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... labor deployed 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...
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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 May 2019) 99 (2): 381–383.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Grosso de Goiás. The book begins with an overview of the multiple waves of settlement that shaped the history 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2018
... left in the 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
... capitalist 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 404–406.
Published: 01 May 2016
... trade: the technological changes involving currency, shipping, canals, railroads, iron and steel, the automobile, the airplane, telegraphs, copper, petroleum, and rubber. Among these sinews, I would have liked to have seen the evolution of navies and the use of cannon and firearms in forging the free...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 761–763.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 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 workers in 1959 and utilized the social dissolution law to send the likes of Valentín Campa and David...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 370–371.
Published: 01 May 2015
... president Adolfo Ruiz 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 351–353.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., irrigation 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that allowed the state to better fix its citizens—through photography, railroads, general conscription, and bureaucratic apparatuses. Only this “civilization of violence” allowed the growth of state terror during the twentieth century (p. 208). But Riekenberg also notes many pockets of modern Latin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., in pursuit of modern, cosmopolitan status, the Porfiriato promoted industrialization through the establishment of long-distance railroads and urban transportation networks, as well as the courting of foreign investment; it also, as importantly, capitalized on the image of Mexican antiquity by...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 538–539.
Published: 01 August 2015
... University Press 2015 This book offers an illuminating narrative of the political and military history of the 1879–1884 peasant rebellion in the Huasteca Potosina. Mark Saad Saka argues that the worldview of rebel villagers facing dispossession during the railroad construction and land revaluations...