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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 109–142.
Published: 01 February 2010
... in the early Cold War years is placed within the trajectory of Andreotti’s working life as a skilled electrician. The labor market demand for skilled workers, it is shown, provided the foundation for Andreotti’s sustained militancy and decisively shaped his philosophy of shop floor organizing based...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (2): 269–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the population, fluency in written communication and accounting skills became important means to accumulate wealth and power, allowing individuals with these skills to occupy central positions in long-distance trade and patronage networks. Differences in the nature of honor also fueled disdain and hatred...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and military skills helped them maintain a special identity within the Miskitu Kingdom and then wage a civil war against its indigenous leaders. The subsequent history of the Miskitu Kingdom involved rivalry between the Zambos and the indigenous Miskitu (Tawira) components of the population, involving...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (2): 366–368.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of labor codes. Specifically, he considers skill levels of workers in the “preincorporation” phase and argues that labor laws were fashioned in response to labor market dynamics generated by these skill distributions. This unique explanation for labor law's design is essential to Carnes's main argument...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (1): 165–167.
Published: 01 February 1998
... countries the particular nexus that exists between the nature of the structural adjustment process, the skills required, and the institutional training structure most conducive to teaching these skills. The absence of country-specific details on the links between adjustment and human resource...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (4): 810–811.
Published: 01 November 1969
... analyzes the conditions of factor supply to the industry. In addition to dealing with problems concerning the supply of capital, entrepreneurship, and “know how,” he examines with commendable thoroughness the supply of human resources, especially engineers and skilled workers. Too often the literature...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 300–302.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of archaeological inquiry to which the editor, Cathy Costin, has made significant contributions. In an effort to breathe new life into this area of study, the notion of techné is invoked as the book's focal concept, a Greek term referring to embodied skilled craftsmanship and “skilled making” in general...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1972) 52 (4): 709–710.
Published: 01 November 1972
... age-sex structure, per capita income, and geographical variables for their relationship to labor force participation rates. He shows that education, skill, and salaried employment grew relatively faster than the labor force itself and interprets these data to mean that disguised unemployment has...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 February 2010
... tunnels, and importing modern tools and skilled technicians. Robinson also forged close ties with local elites, including the powerful Terrazas family, and benefited from reduced taxes and slack government regulation. The revival of silver mining, however, came at a cost in natural and human resources...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (4): 567–585.
Published: 01 November 1971
.... Table 5: Occupations of Imported Slaves by Sex. Occupation Males Females TOTAL Agricultural laborers 171 14 185 Domestic servants 91 94 185 Skilled workers & artisans 112 21 133 Cattlemen & shepherds 31 .. 31 Fishermen & seamen 25 .. 25...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (3): 379–404.
Published: 01 August 1990
... was also apparent to the industrialists by the 1920s. Typically, young workers acquired skills not through a formal apprenticeship, but by observing older workers on the factory floor. Employers and educators complained that such informal, on-the-job training militated against innovations in the work...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., and socialized along rivers, lakes, and the sea and that the many aquatic skills they developed in those “amphibious culturescapes”—especially swimming, underwater diving, canoe making, and canoeing—were easily transferred to the Americas along with a host of cultural practices and spiritual beliefs about water...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., it is richly suggestive, delineating an agenda for future case-study-based analyses of legal practices. These conclusions, however, are only deceptively timid. By studying the role played by boundary-delimiting science in the construction of modern Mexican society, this skillful “exercise in unveiling...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 684–687.
Published: 01 November 2023
... individuals from primary sources that had been recorded in colonial Louisiana. Each line of her database contains information about one individual—their name and a host of characteristics, including age, location, enslaver, skills, injuries, illnesses, marriage partners, children, and African ethnicities—all...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 February 2020
... creolization,” whereby Afro-Amazonians developed mastery in the skills and lifeways of the tropical lowlands. Slaves learned, for example, where to find the groves of wild Brazil nuts, became skilled hunters of monkeys and tapirs, and served as river and forest guides for traveling naturalists and explorers...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (3): 573–574.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the tools at hand — wanton violence, media manipulation, exploitation of existing rivalries, cultivation of useful clients, and massive graft — to gain and keep power. Prior to becoming governor of Puebla in 1937, Maximino had spent years honing his skills, learning how to use his military positions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 February 2015
... is his own mediation of native concerns. He entered into Indigenous organizing efforts through using his Spanish language and literacy skills to draft a petition to the government for a school. In that way, Palechor became a tinterillo , an informal lawyer, to defend the interests of his community...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (2): 254–272.
Published: 01 May 1977
.... Nonetheless, total union membership during this period was never more than a few thousand and was confined almost exclusively to the skilled trades and construction, transportation, and port workers. Notably, all efforts to form unions in the textile industry, the nation’s leading employer of industrial labor...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (2): 327–329.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., depended on Indigenous materials and skills. Featherwork was not used for liturgical purposes in the Old World, although birds and feathers might be depicted in designs. However, drawing extensively on Mexican codices, Stanfield-Mazzi shows how featherwork was highly developed in pre-Columbian times...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (1): 124.
Published: 01 February 1962
... In 1839, on the initiative of the President of the Province of Pernambuco, Francisco do Rêgo Barros, a group of 195 German artisans was brought from Hamburg to Recife to build various public buildings, as well as roads and bridges in the interior. Most of these skilled workmen, some of whom brought...