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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2019
... smells were harmful. Fully understanding this relationship, municipal leaders subjugated the San Lázaro district by relocating its indigenous population and moving noxious trades and institutions to the area. I argue that the concentration of miasmas in San Lázaro represents an environmental conquest...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 May 2011
...,” that even if translated into Russian it “would smell of Venezuela” (p. 101). The same could be said of the art that is the subject of this book. And it smells good. Inevitably for a volume of this scope, there is much that begs to be explored in greater depth, not least the figure of Alfredo Boulton...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 February 1969
....” The principal topics are quite predictable: the Panama Canal, the Venezuelan Crisis of 1902, the Roosevelt Corollary, and Wilson’s relations with Huerta. Only on the last subject does Perkins penetrate beneath the surface. He agrees with Platt that although Wilson thought he smelled oil in British diplomacy...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 231–232.
Published: 01 May 1964
... be fairly condemned for being kings rather than psychiatrists. In conclusion, then, this book is written with strong emphasis upon the personal lives of the Castilian monarchy. It has great power to evoke the sights and the very smells of Spain and presents a colorful, dramatic, and engrossing narrative...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 February 1978
... Did foreign oil companies conspire with the military to overthrow Hipólito Yrigoyen in 1930? Since that year, numerous and influential Argentine writers have argued that the golpe indeed “smelled of petroleum,” and they have identified Jersey Standard as the principal culprit. This thoroughly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (2): 217–223.
Published: 01 May 2016
... stop to the final stop, the Chacarita neighborhood of Buenos Aires. The piece opens with the conductor announcing the destination and the Woman and the Ruso boarding the already overcrowded bus. During the course of the journey, the passengers insult each other, complain about the smell, and express...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (2): 389–390.
Published: 01 May 1985
... and economics, syncretisms, ancestral spirits, the smell of sugarcane refineries, and other curiosities. Copyright 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 The View from the Top of the Temple: Ancient Maya Civilization and Modern Maya Culture . By Pearce Kenneth . Albuquerque : University of New...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 May 1963
... and the scope of the book is less comprehensive. But it does not pretend to be a history—it is a personal record. By concentrating on his own hardships and experiences Rivero del Val is able to capture the smell of battle and the spirit of the Cristeros. While Rivero del Val is as dedicated to the cause...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1988) 68 (1): 116–117.
Published: 01 February 1988
... of the Renaissance mind. He himself, as observer, was totally rooted in the Italian Renaissance. Endowed with the biological capacities and limitations of the human condition, his evidence was circumstantial, but he was systematic in his reporting, including, for instance, the earliest experiences of smell, taste...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 1964
... used writings of predecessors to give his own work the smell of history, rendering his work worthless in exact proportion to his reliance on others. Tovilla, in fact, took about half of what he wrote from Antonio de Remesal, as the editors show. We know little about Tovilla’s life, but the editors...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2008
... that was an “unwashed mass of gray bristles that smelled of cigar smoke and his own body” (p. 88). Welsome has done considerable research in public archives, personal collections, and secondary sources, and she provides extensive endnotes. However, the sources are mainly in English and from a U.S. perspective. The work...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 327–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... immigrants had an important form of capital in their favor: they were the immigrant elite. This work is like a fine wine that brings with it the smells and tastes acquired throughout the years. In some moments, the text has a repetitive quality; if Monsma had concerned himself less with buttressing his...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 556–557.
Published: 01 August 2021
... take the reader to a very specific sensation, whether to envision what Cubans saw, smelled, read, or felt. The Right to Live in Health is an important contribution to the history of Cuba and the history of medicine and public health. For historians of Cuba it provides a view of Habaneros—we learn...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (3): 547–548.
Published: 01 August 1999
... the visitation of an obscure British official, subsequently murdered by Cuban assailants, as the central thread with which he deftly interweaves the sights, smells, and social life of Old Havana. Martínez-Fernández uncovered in the Special Collections Library of Duke University the papers and diaries of George...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (2): 302–303.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... That image, in other words, contained the smell, sight, and sound of the individual. These counterintuitive notions — some familiar to Mayanists, others quite new or radical interpretations — show the importance of this book: the authors reenvision and revise the human body. The strongest chapters focus...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (1): 96–97.
Published: 01 February 1995
... to July 1785. It has been handsomely reprinted by Rolston-Bain as part of its Colección Documenta Novae Hispaniae series. Now that electronic publishing threatens to make printed books an endangered species, the appearance and feel (and even smell) of a facsimile edition are themselves of value...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 August 1963
...—so much so that the reader finds himself sharing the experiences vicariously. He can smell the body odors and smoke in the gambling halls; he feels the mosquitoes swarming down upon him in the damp apartments of Uxmal, as well as the bites of those ubiquitous garrapatas ; and he waits breathlessly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (2): 376–378.
Published: 01 May 2006
... describes its many raucous marketplaces and the permanent or precarious housing that sprang up to meet rapidly growing needs in the sixteenth century. She immediately brings the cacophony of market negotiations, the smell of fresh bread, and the colors of hand-woven cloth to the reader, making it clear...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (4): 811–812.
Published: 01 November 2006
... University Press 2006 “It is our hope that students will remember how a Brazilian small farmer raised cassava, or the tortuous efforts of Chilean copper miners. Perhaps readers will remember the smells of the streets of nineteenth-century cities or the noises of late twentieth-century megalopolises” (p...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 February 2020
... modernity transform the Middle Passage? Did shorter, relatively predictable voyage times, on wooden ships and especially steamers, convince slavers to more tightly pack, and perhaps more lightly feed, their human cargoes? How did the sight, sound, and smell of steam-driven slave ships contribute to captives...