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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 May 2019
...W. George Lovell Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib’ K'iche’ Títulos: “The Title and Proof of Our Ancestors.” By Mallory E. Matsumoto . Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2017 . Maps. Figures. Tables. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xxii, 423 pp. Paper...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2009) 89 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 February 2009
... the representation of women. They describe this progression in the titles of the four parts of the collection: “Reconnaissance,” “Taking Possession,” “Consolidation,” and “Fulfillment.” These categories are assumed to guide the reader into believing there was a development of cognitive...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 728–730.
Published: 01 November 2017
... delineates four major conclusions. First, he reveals the vulnerability of the New World nobility compared to nobles in the Iberian metropolises. The Portuguese court denied Brazilian subjects the highest titles of nobility, and colonial nobles found it difficult to pass their titles and benefits on to their...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 337–339.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Negras are still an enigma. Sarah Jackson starts with those whom we know from their roles while living. To do this, she takes the epigraphic turn, isolating the titles of five types of courtiers—liege lords—who stand beside Maya kings. They appear over several hundred years, the titles appearing...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Theory notes, the volume's title is deliberately ambiguous. Nevertheless, the contents are not. This book is not about “Peru in theory” in any obvious sense since, despite the editor's awkward claim that “Peru . . . is a useful category of theoretical analysis” (p. 1), nowhere does Peru explicitly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2006) 86 (2): v.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 1865 as a student volunteer on the Thayer Expedition. frank “trey” proctor iii is an Assistant Professor of History at Denison University. He is currently working on his manuscript focusing on African slavery in colonial New Spain tentatively titled Slavery, Culture, and Power in Colonial...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2010) 90 (4): v.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Development Studies, CENDES) at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, and later held a Five College Fellowship at Hampshire College in 2006 –  7. He is currently at work on a book manuscript titled “ ‘A Weapon as Powerful as the Vote’: Street Protest and Electoral Politics in Caracas, Venezuela before...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 155–156.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the third impression: that this is a textbook, or at least a textbook of a kind. Take, for example, the chapter on the Aztecs. Titled “Mesoamerican Civilizations: The Evolution of Mesoamerica,” it is a lengthy synthesis of published studies on Aztec history and culture, reflecting the general tenor...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2007) 87 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... eduardo elena is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Miami. He completed his Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2002 and has taught at Princeton and SUNY – Stony Brook. He is currently working on a book manuscript titled “A Dignified Life: Consumption and the Social Politics of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 371–373.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and the frailty of the state's presence defined the “frontier” of Klubock's title more than international boundaries. It occupies a large chunk of southern Chile, without reaching all the way to the country's tip. Klubock treats the entire region, choosing to synthesize broad trends rather than write...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 315–316.
Published: 01 May 2014
... compilation is that many of its essays make use of visual materials, especially paintings, and, in some cases, this treatment is quite extensive. The title itself, by emphasizing signs, gives notice of the book's participation in what is often now called the visual turn in the humanities. None of the authors...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2014) 94 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Bibliography. Index. xvi, 159 pp. Paper , $22.95 . Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 The vast popular insurrection that shook the southern Andes in the early 1780s has long been known to historians and the broader public as the “rebellion of Túpac Amaru.” The seemingly unassuming title...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2015) 95 (4): 680–681.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., 208 pp. Paper , $28.99 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 In 1933, Gilberto Freyre published his magnum opus, Casa-grande e senzala . The title of the English translation, The Masters and the Slaves , even more starkly evoked the main theme of that sweeping overview of social...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2015) 95 (4): 686–687.
Published: 01 November 2015
... early decades of the twentieth. The choice of this sui generis province evinces April Mayes's intricate understanding of Dominican history and culture. The curious use of the word mulatto in the book's title is the result of Mayes's conscious attempt to reinscribe an old and lesser-known utopian...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 564–565.
Published: 01 August 2016
... decades preceding Napoleon's entrance into Spain (p. 13). His methodology consists of rebuilding vast social networks within the kingdom and, as the title suggests, in the Atlantic world. Doing so allows the author to bring the discussion beyond ideas and “heroes” of the Enlightenment and to delineate the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 565–567.
Published: 01 August 2016
... nación de las elites takes its title and inspiration from the classic work of the Guatemalan Marxist historian Severo Martínez Peláez. Written in 1970, Martínez's La patria del criollo: Ensayo de interpretación de la realidad colonial guatemalteca inspired a generation of young scholars and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 August 2016
... book's title is taken from a short story by Mário de Andrade, in which the modernist jack-of-all-trades referred to the “civilization of the delegado” said to have dawned when career officers began to rein in hitherto-untamed local potentates. Martins uses the phrase ironically as well, seeing it as a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 February 2017
... theory does not appear to have any predictive value because he is explaining what happened electorally in these countries during a given period. It should be noted that although the book's main focus is on the two countries mentioned in its title, Dr. Jason Seawright examines in some depth the electoral...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 595–597.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Valencia's goal is to cast a justifiably skeptical eye on the prevailing assumption that, since Hugo Chávez or before, in Venezuela the state is everything. While his title may suggest a collapsing of civil society into the state, Valencia seeks to do precisely the opposite: to break down the distinction...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 371–373.
Published: 01 May 2016
... given the consensus in both Brazil and Latin America that the region is intrinsically republican. The main title and the first subtitle of Professor Jurandir Malerba's book suggest that it is a reevaluation by a leading Brazilian scholar of the nearly 70 years of monarchical governance. The second...