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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Mariano Ben Plotkin The Doubtful Strait/El estrecho dudoso . By Cardenal Ernesto . Translated by Lyons John . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 1995 . Glossary , xxv , 189 pp. Cloth , $29.95 . Paper , $12.95 . Copyright 1997 by Duke University Press 1997...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (4): 519–531.
Published: 01 November 1967
... sovereignty over the Beagle Channel Islands to the arbitration of the King of England failed, and a direct settlement proved impossible. Only one minor difference remained in the strait area, a difference not yet brought to a satisfactory conclusion. Chile and Argentina still do not agree about who owns...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1934) 14 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 May 1934
...James Alexander Robertson Copyright 1934 by Duke University Press 1934 Spanish Explorations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca . By Wagner Henry R. . ( Santa Ana, California : Fine Arts Press , 1933 . Pp. v , 324 . Maps, Index.) Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (1): 132.
Published: 01 February 1979
... exults the author’s affection for his beloved Magallanes. In well-written prose, he presents the story of the Straits of Magellan from the time Ferdinand Magellan made his extraordinary contribution to the expansion of Europe in the sixteenth century. We witness a parade of explorers, filibusters...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (2): 414–415.
Published: 01 May 1971
... Arenas,” contains the stories of six incidents in the history of the Strait-Patagonia area, for example, the explosion of H.M.S. Doterei in the harbor at Punta Arenas, the assassination of Governor Bernardo E. Philippi by Indians, and the discovery of the statue of the Virgin of Tierra del Fuego, later...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1966) 46 (4): 470–471.
Published: 01 November 1966
... Chilean occupation of the Strait of Magellan and of the efforts to settle southern Patagonia below the Santa Cruz River. It does not purport to be a history of the diplomatic negotiations between Argentina and Chile for control of Patagonia. It seeks, rather, to present an analysis of Chilean interests in...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1946) 26 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 November 1946
... period we are now in. The voyages for which texts are printed are those of Alonso de Camargo, sent by the bishop of Plasencia to the Straits of Magellan in 1539; Rodriguez Cabrillo, in 1542, up the coast of the Californias; Pedro de Valdivia, conqueror of Chile, by land and by sea, 1552; Antonio de Vea...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 February 1976
... flareups in nineteenth-century southern South America. The discovery of untapped resources and new ways to utilize neglected lands encouraged Chile to pursue negotiations that would give her the Atacama Desert, the Strait of Magellan and valleys nestled in the Andes. Since her actions affected Argentina...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 844–845.
Published: 01 November 1996
... security should take in the whole circum-Caribbean area and include Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, Panama, and all the Central American countries. It is impossible to analyze the drug-trafficking problem, maritime boundaries, or the strategic issues of the Caribbean straits without involving a greater...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (2): 389.
Published: 01 May 1985
... is Paul Shao’s consideration of Chinese archaeology and history. Up until the end of the last ice age (c. 10,000 B.C.), few scholars would question the Asian-American connection via the Bering Straits. Shao sees reason for continuous connections by noting that the dynamic politics of dynastic China...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (2): 282.
Published: 01 May 1992
... useful text for undergraduate courses. Second, its approach is sophisticated: it includes the social aspects and societal repercussions of the relations between these neighbors. It incorporates neglected issues such as the cultural bridge connecting both sides of the Florida Strait. The Cuban side of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1946) 26 (1): 81–82.
Published: 01 February 1946
... la ocupacion del Estrecho de Magallanes por el gobierno de Chile en 1843. By Armando Braun Menendez. (Buenos Aires: Emecd Editores, 1944. Pp. 353. Illustrations. Paper.) In 1843 the government of Chile asserted its sovereignty over the lands bordering the Strait of Magellan by erecting a blockhouse...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 February 1977
... very well provisioned, and on heading south he ran into the first of the storms of which he wrote “. . . in deede I thincke to be such as worser mighte not be indewred.” As he set out rather too late in the season for favorable weather to cross the Straits of Magellan, he added another chapter to the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 August 1965
... something earlier reported and named Pepys Island near the Falklands, and, as it turned out, really a part of that group. Byron’s orders were next to enter the Pacific through Magellan’s Strait and sail northward to Drake’s New Albion. Somewhere above this California coast he was commanded to seek a route...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1966) 46 (2): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 1966
..., Pigafetta’s account of Magellan’s voyage along the Patagonian coast and through the Straits, Landsknecht Ulrich Schmidel’s vivid narrative of the starving time in the first Buenos Aires, the overland trek of Cabeza de Vaca as chronicled by his secretary, and the last will of Domingo Martínez de Irala. A...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 August 1985
... over the familia cabana that it is obligatory for Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits to advance claims of direct political lineage as a source of legitimacy. Very early the reader comes to an understanding of what is at stake. Ripoil attacks those who pretend to construct a different Martí...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (3): 508–509.
Published: 01 August 1979
... Atlantic. The security of the Viceroyalty of Peru and its vital naval link was challenged by intruders through the Straits of Magellan, and the government in Lima provided both the cause and the remedies for this. Guayaquil’s shipbuilding industry was an ad hoc enterprise with manpower and means drawn from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1983) 63 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 February 1983
... civilizations of the Americas has long been debated. That settlers of the Americas came across a Bering Strait land bridge is accepted by most modern scholars; but questions remain about what sort of cultural baggage they brought with them, how much of American culture was imported and how much developed in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (4): 697.
Published: 01 November 1980
..., and the Strait of Magellan conclude the work. So strong were the geographical misconceptions of the fifteenth century that the discoverers, as Parry puts it, blundered upon a new continent and “were very reluctant to accept the full implications of what they had found” (p. 24). Columbus insisted...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (4): 753–754.
Published: 01 November 1968
... Basin, Arid Plateaus and Clay Deserts, Northeastern Brazil; and Glaciers, Lakes, and Dismal Straits, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego. The South American mammalian fauna is, of course, of special interest with its surviving relatives of the camels—the llamas, alpacas, and vicunas, as well as monkeys...