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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (4): 768.
Published: 01 November 1968
...Joseph Baird, Jr. Venezuelan Painting in the Nineteenth Century . By Gosunga Cornelis C. . Assen , 1967 . Van Gorcum and Company . Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xvi , 128 . Copyright 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 Unusual in the use of a Dutch...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (4): 621–622.
Published: 01 November 1992
... was furnished to local curacas . In an unusual essay, Edda O. Samudio A. analyzes the sweeping dislocation of peasants in the Venezuelan Andes in response to Spanish needs. Whatever their defects, Andean records are usually more comprehensive than those for Mexico and Central America. The essays by George...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (4): 711–714.
Published: 01 November 2016
... was marked by his natal colonial eccentricity. Indeed, from a young age Benedict Anderson showed unusual linguistic abilities. According to the obituary published in the New Republic , he read Dutch, German, Spanish, Russian, and French, and spoke Indonesian, Javanese, Tagalog, and Thai fluently. 1...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (2): 281–282.
Published: 01 May 1982
..., racial mixing probably occurred out of wedlock. The major sections of the book analyze demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. Although limited by the kinds and nature of reporting, the author finds that the padrones of 1774, 1796, and 1824 are unusually detailed. Her tables contain a number...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 February 1965
... in the footnotes, the 928 pages of text present no ponderous and boring treatise but the pulsating life-blood of a very unusual man who lived a most unusual career. Possibly few great statesmen have retired more into the world of ideas and of writing than Alberdi. Here is a man who can justifiably be called...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (3): 517.
Published: 01 August 1997
... South America in the independence period. It is unusual in its combination of regional theaters, of which one is Spain itself, despite what we might expect from the title. It is also unusual simply as a work of history by a Latin American scholar devoted (except for that Iberian component) to other...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (2): 368–369.
Published: 01 May 1984
... which these snippets were drawn. Much of the wide-ranging introduction is stimulating, especially when the authors distinctive perspectives and sensitivities about Afro-American expressive culture come into play. But by systematically ignoring the unusually rich past decade of Afro-Americanist...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (2): 327–328.
Published: 01 May 1965
...Rollie E. Poppino Os idos de março e a queda em abril . By Dines Alberto , . Rio de Janeiro , 1964 . José Alvaro, Editor, S. A . Pp. 403 . Paper. Copyright 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 Os idos de março is an unusual book to come out of Brazil and an unusual one...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 February 1965
... that the novelist’s enthusiasm may have interfered with sober reporting of the facts. Nevertheless, the book has great emotional authenticity and an unusual viewpoint. Kazantzakis was accredited to the Nationalists and was generally sympathetic to the religious emotions and military fervor of the people with whom he...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (2): 348–349.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of the book is a well-synthesized review of this scholarship. Its unusual feature is that the author approaches the topic from a sociological as well as a historical viewpoint. This interdisciplinary approach is valuable, because the subject in both countries needs a deeply historical as well as a cultural...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (4): 719–720.
Published: 01 November 2008
... leading up to the remarkable cooperation of the Costa Rican Catholic Church with the Communist Party to pass legislation in the 1940s on behalf of social security and the protection of workers’ rights. It is an enlightening explanation of a most unusual alliance. However, it is not a book...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (2): 393–395.
Published: 01 May 1991
... and disputes, careerism, and private political correspondence. The weight of the subject and research is gracefully borne by prose unusual for its vigor, clarity, and presence. The larger question addressed here—state autonomy—is important in Latin American studies, partly owing to the emergence...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (1): 155–156.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., MacLachlan never attempts to challenge that historiography but merely to encapsulate it in an engaging and accessible synthesis that never strays into jargon or historiographical pedantry and is often colorful and lively. Yet if this is a textbook, it is one with an unusual feature. A book about how...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (4): 683–684.
Published: 01 November 2014
... college opportunities for underrepresented youth in higher education. Martínez Vergne's unusual passion for her subject and her strikingly original insights could also be found in her various edited works, such as volume 5 of the UNESCO General History of the Caribbean, coedited with Bridget...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (2): 295–296.
Published: 01 May 1982
... the struggle to overthrow the Liberal government, as well as during his many years as chief of state. The Carrera administration constitutes one of the unusual examples in nineteenth-century Latin American history of a government actually benefiting Indian communities. Carrera recognized the ejidos, protected...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 February 2013
... this story unusual. Mercurio peruano editors and Sor María believed that these colonial women served as patriotic models of virtuous citizens and may have used the essay to raise funds to save the convent from bankruptcy. Medical articles from Mercurio peruano demonstrate contemporary interest in healthy...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 February 1999
... with greater freedom in this period than her Brazilian counterparts, whose work was firmly controlled by state censorship. For this reason, her Brazilian photographs offer an unofficial, informal view into the lives of ordinary people in that period that is unusual and valuable to historians. Departing from...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2020
... directly and indirectly from Iberian expansion. While following in the footsteps of Charles Ralph Boxer, Sanjay Subrahmanyam, and Tamar Herzog, this book is unusual for a number of reasons. The range of historiography it engages is vast. It is hard to name a book that brings together so neatly...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (2): 392–394.
Published: 01 May 2012
... movement, Sunflower’s designers provided residents with extensive social services, including child care, as well as the opportunity to elect their own local representatives. Unlike residents of most company towns, those who grew up in Sunflower expressed an unusually intense attachment to place...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (4): 772–774.
Published: 01 November 1975
... of the same sources in different editions and by different titles; his sometime citation of whole compilations, journals, and series rather than the individual articles in them by author is also unusual. The majority of the basic relevant sources are utilized, but there are some striking omissions, above all...