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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (2): 205–245.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... Nevertheless, that apparent calm was only superficial. Warehouse workers had been on strike for several days and were gathering at the Sociedade de Resistência dos Trabalhadores em Trapiche e Café (Warehouse Workers and Coffee Porters’ Resistance Society). An association founded in 1905 as a result of efforts...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (4): 585–620.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Silvana Alejandra Palermo Abstract This article explores working-class families’ modes of collective action in Argentina’s first national railroad strike in 1917. While historical literature has largely focused on the role of railroad unions in labor politics, insufficient attention has been paid...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (4): 809–846.
Published: 01 November 1991
... demonstrated great unity by launching a devastatingly effective general strike that won increased wages, price controls, and limits on factory regimes. Given the seeming antipathy between the city’s workers and labor activists in 1914, what explains this later successful mobilization? Who launched this strike...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 February 1989
...John E. Kicza The Making of a Strike , abundantly documented in local and national archives, notes three previously undescribed dimensions of the mine labor system in Pachuca which would prove crucial to the genesis and evolution of the strike. The first is the enduring importance...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1988) 68 (4): 707–736.
Published: 01 November 1988
... highlight and further help us understand trends found in other parts of Latin America. The focus of the present essay is the November 1922 general strike in Guayaquil, Ecuador. For three days workers brought the city to a halt and held massive downtown rallies at a fever pitch of energy and excitement...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Joel Horowitz Copyright 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 In the years immediately after 1917, labor activism in Argentina expanded exponentially. This should not be surprising; almost everywhere in the Western world in the wake of World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution, strike rates...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (2): 331–333.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Robinson A. Herrera Strike Fear in the Land: Pedro de Alvarado and the Conquest of Guatemala, 1520–1541 . By W. George Lovell , Christopher H. Lutz , and Wendy Kramer . The Civilization of the American Indian . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2020 . Photograph. Map...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 461–462.
Published: 01 August 1964
...David H. Zook, Jr. Strike in the West. The Complete Story of the Cuban Crisis . By Daniel James and Hubbell John G. . New York , 1963 . Holt, Rinehart and Winston . Index . Pp. 180 . $3.50 . Copyright 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 Addressing themselves...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (2): 301–327.
Published: 01 May 1987
... sabotage and stressed that the union opposed violence of all kinds. While the union worked hard to allay concern that it instigated strike violence, it intensified its quest for multiclass support. On the 20th, the “Agrarians” had appended to other strike demands a proposal to boost harvesters...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1939) 19 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 November 1939
... Two Strikes and Out . Edited by McMahon William E. . ( Garden City : Country Life Press Association , 1939 . Pp. vi , 156 . $1.00 .) Copyright 1939 by Duke University Press 1939 ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 1985
... the basis for often successful resistance to the ideas and values that the industrialists attempted to impose. The strikes combating changes in work patterns were especially interesting, since they were expressions of this working-class subculture. 2 The British historian E. P. Thompson, upon whose...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (2): 179–227.
Published: 01 May 1998
... historians have seen the strikes as atypical: Petersen for their nationalism; Kliemann for a convergence of interests among labor, commerce, and the ruling party; Bodea as a precursor of the trabalhismo of Getúilo Vargas in the 1930s, a reading rejected by Kliemann and Pesavento. See Luiza Helena Schmitz...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (3): 459–492.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Kevin Coleman Abstract Drawing on photographs of the 1954 banana workers' strike in Honduras, this article seeks to demonstrate the potential of the visual archive for recovering the historical agency of the working class. Photos from the archive of a studio photographer named Rafael Platero Paz...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (4): 595–629.
Published: 01 November 2015
... argue that the social forces unleashed with the 1933 fall of Machado transformed the medical class, leading to increased support for the radical reconfiguration of Cuban medical practice. After a painful medical strike, the failure of international mediation efforts, and increased government hostility...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (3): 501–531.
Published: 01 August 2019
... nationalism of the day. The article analyzes labor struggles and the move toward industrial organizing in Mollendo, Peru; Chilean Industrial Workers of the World efforts at creating links with Peruvian workers; and police repression after a 1925 strike in Mollendo. I combine an in-depth view of local...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (3): 399–429.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Alejandro García-Montón Abstract This article analyzes the rise of Portobelo as the most important center of the Spanish American slave trade from the 1660s to the 1730s. Portobelo's emergence was one of the most striking results of the structural transformation that the slave trade to Spanish...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (3): 471–505.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Bryan Pitts Abstract In 1978, as striking metalworkers, students, and a revitalized political opposition challenged the Brazilian military regime from without, a stunning rebellion by the regime’s civilian allies in São Paulo undermined it from within. Dealing the regime a shocking political defeat...
Published: 01 August 2015
Figure 7. The materiality of this print suggests the photographer's rationale for selecting it from the dozens of pictures that he took of the strike. He likely sold this image as a postcard to some of the workers participating in the movement and to interested townspeople. Courtesy of the Rafael More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1946) 26 (1): 38–59.
Published: 01 February 1946
... in the trade-unions. On March 25 and 26, 1901, a congress was held to unite the unions which had been growing in number and in strength. By 1896, there existed in Buenos Aires alone thirty unions, and twenty-six strikes had taken place. Fifty delegates representing thirty-five unions were present...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 February 2002
... that such a class did exist and that it participated in politics through alliances with parties of the Left. He attempts to demonstrate this by investigating the general strike of January 7 and 8, 1936. Iñigo Carrera argues that past commentators have paid insufficient attention to this strike, either ignoring...