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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 3–39.
Published: 01 February 2010
... cabinets, this essay considers how Peruvian bezoar stones acquired transatlantic importance following their discovery in 1568 by a Spanish soldier. In spite of its less-than-glamorous physiological genesis as a calcinated concretion formed in the digestive tract of ruminants, including the four species...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 613.
Published: 01 November 1962
... major parts: color photographs of 98 species of birds, written accounts for each of these species, and an identification guide to the same 98 species. In the introduction the author states the book was built around color photographs (there is a section acknowledging the photographers and giving details...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 August 1999
... with proprietors and suppliers of commercial “leaf houses” (casas de folhas) . All this is supplemented by Voeks’s own botanical explorations and his extensive reading on Candomblé and its Yoruba predecessors. After determining that only a small portion of the species now commonly used in Brazil is of African...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (1): 89–133.
Published: 01 February 2001
... Mexico and China were linked in what I termed a Sino-Mexican symbiosis in which Mexican miners seemed to coin silver in response to Chinese demand for specie. 2 While commodity peso prices followed those of silver bullion, I cannot find a clear correspondence between peso exports and silver prices...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (3): 503–504.
Published: 01 August 1987
... species of herbivores extinct whereupon the larger nonhuman carnivores dependent on them obligingly vanished as well. The Neolithic Revolution increased human interference with nature and added animals and plants as ready servants. In Western Europe by 900 there arose an unusually effective complex...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 February 2014
... and cultural imperialism. Deprived of the bibliographic resources and large natural history collections needed to accurately identify new species, Apolinar and Nicéforo María relied upon the expertise of their US colleagues, who, Quintero Toro argues, were the dominant partners in these epistolary exchanges...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (3): 521–523.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that considers the industrialization of fishing not in one individual state or of a single species of fish but across the Humboldt Current ecosystem as a whole (including both Chile and Peru). The book is, in the author's words, a “translocal” history. In the best traditions of environmental history...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (4): 709–710.
Published: 01 November 1971
...Marion F. Baumgardner La anarquía henequenera de Yucatán . By Manero Enrique . México , 1966 . Editorial Jus. Illustrations . Tables, Charts. Notes. Pp. 43. Paper . $20.00 (Mex.) . Copyright 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 There are many species which belong...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 447.
Published: 01 August 1964
... for this ambitious project, and the result seems almost certain to be the definitive work in this broad and neglected field for many years to come. In this introductory volume on “fruits” alone, Patiño’s bibliography runs to an exhaustive seventy pages and he considers 113 different species, mostly “tree-crops...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 607.
Published: 01 November 1962
... 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 The uplands of Nicaragua support the extreme southern extention of forests of the genus Pinus in the Western Hemisphere. However, only three of the world’s ninety-four pine species occur in Nicaragua, although central Mexico, with thirty-eight distinct species...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (2): 392–393.
Published: 01 May 2001
... institutions and regulations increased when specie was scarce or easily counterfeited. Regional minting of copper arose from the demands of local consumption spending. Regional casas de moneda were tied to the mining sector that supplied them, and miners were tied to the merchant community that provisioned...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (3): 444–445.
Published: 01 August 1962
...Morton Winsberg The one dominant theme of the book is the search for different species of the genus Nicotiana , of which Tabacum , the common tobáceo plant, is most famous. Involving over 25 years of effort, lengthy and difficult journeys into the selva, páramos, and such exotic places...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (2): 261–290.
Published: 01 May 1993
... for “idle funds,” especially when exporting specie was unprofitable or unsafe. But to entice the British into a foreign investment, the enterprise had to yield at least 10 percent; otherwise, the British preferred a safer but lower 7 percent in their own country. 80 Coatsworth lists inefficient...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for ships to set sail from Spain to Mexico without them (p. 112). Within decades, some imported crops had proved admirably adapted to local conditions, to the point that Amerindians eventually came to regard them as native species. Dunmire provides what I believe to be the most complete and detailed account...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (2): 293–294.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ambrosoides ), Peru balsam ( Miloxyron balsa-mum ), lozenge ( Ruta spec .), tobacco ( Nicotiana spec .), and numerous other plants from the medicinal heritage of Andean and Amazonian ethnic groups. To these newly discovered species, the Jesuit mission pharmacists added the legendary cure- all Roman the-riac...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (2): 373–375.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . Cloth , $90.00 . Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Mosquito Empires is a book about the power of the mosquito. More to the point, author J. R. McNeill tracks the havoc cased by the female Aedes aegypti species that transmits yellow fever and the Anopheles quadrimaculatus...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 713–714.
Published: 01 November 2023
... America, Cooley shows how the introduction of Old World species into the New World changed the native fauna, whether through hybridization, in the case of dogs, or population decline, in the case of Peruvian camelids, which succumbed to overexploitation, disease, and competition from introduced livestock...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (4): 645–676.
Published: 01 November 1997
... in the new century, Ingenieros was more taken with Nietzsche’s morality of the strong, which he believed to be “in harmony with the fundamental laws of biology; . . . [it] aspired to an evolution of live species that surpassed man, currently the superior form.” 98 In this respect, too, he differed from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 521–543.
Published: 01 November 1962
... the most important item smuggled out of Louisiana was specie, Spain constantly sought to control this illegal trade. The primary aim of Philadelphia in trading bulky products such as flour with New Orleans was to obtain specie. 66 Although the export of specie was strictly prohibited, part of the annual...
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Hispanic American Historical Review 10943009.
Published: 06 October 2023
... in contradictory ways but as part of an ongoing process. Kevin Terraciano discusses the postindependence revisionists who wrote about the Indigenous role in the conquest and early colonial period; he speci cally addresses how the Mexican intellectual Carlos Mar ´a de Bustamante deserves credit for using many...