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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 1 “The childhood of the peasantry is represented here in this Indian, who seems to look to the horizon waiting for the Revolution that will arrive to redeem his degraded race” ( El Oaxaqueño , 2 Dec. 1933). More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (2): 253–283.
Published: 01 May 2009
... income tax law in the country. Public opinion, intellectuals, and economists seemed to be persuaded that income tax was the solution to Argentine fiscal problems. Moreover, some key social sectors like rural or industrial entrepreneurs, without enthusiastically supporting the income tax, were disposed...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (3): 407–438.
Published: 01 August 2018
... European scientific patronage networks initially seemed poised to work. As promises of Colombian platinum piqued British moneylenders' interest, French mapmakers etched the naturalists' early findings onto copperplates. But both the expedition and the Colombian republic emerged amid the transatlantic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 February 1965
... with Mao Tse-tung and Maoism than with China, and the second essay deals more with Castro and Castroism than with Cuba. The most significant feature of both essays is that they are personal and interpretive, and the only common denominator seems to be a vague association with an attack on Communism...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 432–433.
Published: 01 August 1964
... and Causes of Cuba’s Communism” includes a rather implausible attack upon Theodore Draper and his work on Castro’s Revolution which does not seem to be either accurate or logically substantiated. Several quotes are taken out of context from Draper’s book, distorted, and then somewhat crudely turned to suit...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Architecture, burial patterns, and pottery styles sometimes reflect ethnicity rather than chronology. C14 dates seem inconsistent. Still, the project’s careful stratigraphy will permit eventual organization of the data, and we look forward to the promised technical report. The book’s many contributions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 August 1982
... individual acts of resistance, rebellion, insubordination, and noncooperation” (p. 123). The editors suggest that this defiance was both retaliation and conscious resistance against an oppressive society. This seems the obvious conclusion to draw from the case studies of two slaves in central Mexico who...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., as Guerra's characteristically nuanced approach seems to fall a little short at times. That is partly unsurprising, Guerra having moved deliberately from a subtle questioning (in her material and arguments) to an approach closer to the polemical. However, for any Cuba specialist, that should ring alarm bells...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (3): 546–547.
Published: 01 August 1971
... the value of the study as a basic introductory reference work. On the other hand, the title of the work would seem to promise rather more than the foregoing. Yet, one reads clear to the last page with a feeling that the real “politics of regional integration” have somehow escaped detection. Indeed...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (3): 426–428.
Published: 01 August 1962
... an anthropological literature on the “culture of poverty.” Lewis feels that the Sánchez family history not only tells us something about Mexico City, but it is to an important extent representative of the plight of the mass of lower-class people in the larger part of the world. He says (xxv), “It seems to me...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (4): 699–702.
Published: 01 November 1974
... Stanley G. . Madison , 1973 . University of Wisconsin Press . Maps. Illustrations. Tables. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xvi , 350 ; xiii , 351 - 712 . Cloth. $10.00 each. Copyright 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 After decades of dictatorship and outward tranquillity, Iberia seems...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (2): 374–376.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of these changes is organized into five chapters. The first offers conceptual and theoretical background on the themes of democratization and transition. Though touching on some interesting and relevant points, the discussion here seems disjointed, muddled, and its relevance to the rest of the work is never quite...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (4): 717–718.
Published: 01 November 1978
... their subsistence. Contacts between libres and slaves were apparently minimal. The Chocó experience seems to the author to offer some support to the theses of Frank Tannenbaum and Herbert Klein that under Spanish rule ‘the peculiar institution’ could be relatively benign. But the force of the Church...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 May 2014
...María Elena Díaz Morales Domínguez does not seem to go beyond a call for awareness and public discussion of the deep racial inequities that, he seems to argue, are incompatible with continuing engagement with a socialist project. There is no mention of possible organizational spaces in civil...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (2): 255–257.
Published: 01 May 1962
... in the interplay of Castro’s power-hungry personality and the problems of the new Cuba. Castro abandoned political democracy because its concepts, alien to his personality and beyond his comprehension, seemed to be inconsistent with social revolution. Nor are the individualistic Cuban people easily disciplined...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 May 1978
... persons, Gregor’s own data suggest that other members of the village actively seek to create nonconformist identities for themselves. Furthermore, some Mehinaku institutions seem to intensify, rather than diminish, the chances of putatively illicit activities being discovered. The activities of lovers...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 471–472.
Published: 01 August 1968
... states that the place of origin of maize remains uncertain and seems totally unaware of the significance of Richard MacNeish’s discoveries in Tehuacán. Burland mentions that “the history of Mexico is not one of great technical advances” and totally ignores the tremendous effects of hybridization...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (2): 311–312.
Published: 01 May 1963
... have been treated before: they hope “either to produce something more accurate in their information or by a better style to improve on the rude efforts of their predecessors.” Howard Doughty has undertaken a momentous piece of work—a piece of work he seems quite capable of handling in a new light...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (4): 686–688.
Published: 01 November 2014
... such as the colonial mining industry and ethnic politics; the nature of feudalism and the great estate; and fiscal systems and comparative regionalism. The Other West seems intended as a culmination of these achievements, attempting to interpret Latin America's history since 1492 in just 283 pages of text...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 February 1975
... University Press 1975 In spite of its title and introductory statement in the preface, the main subject of this book does not seem to be racial violence per se. Rather, the authors have used a case study of race relations in the city of Cartagena, Colombia, in order to compare the class-race structure...