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Annals of Native AmericaHow the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Camilla Townsend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190628994
eISBN:
9780190629021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628994.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After the Spanish conquest, the Nahuas of colonial Mexico learned the Roman alphabet and used it to transcribe oral performances of traditional histories of their peoples. These texts were called ... More

The Cry of the RenegadePolitics and Poetry in Interwar Chile

The Cry of the Renegade: Politics and Poetry in Interwar Chile

Raymond B. Craib

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190241353
eISBN:
9780190241384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Ideas

On the morning of September 29, 1920, a young poet died in Santiago’s asylum, where he had recently been moved after nearly two months in police custody. Why and how did José Domingo Gómez Rojas end ... More

The Enlightenment on TrialOrdinary Litigants and Colonialism in the Spanish Empire

The Enlightenment on Trial: Ordinary Litigants and Colonialism in the Spanish Empire

Bianca Premo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190638726
eISBN:
9780190638764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190638726.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Latin American History

This book demonstrates that ordinary, often illiterate colonial subjects of the Spanish empire were among the Enlightenment’s most adept practitioners. Broadly situated within postcolonial debates ... More

The Ideological Origins of the Dirty WarFascism, Populism, and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Argentina

The Ideological Origins of the Dirty War: Fascism, Populism, and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Argentina

Federico Finchelstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199930241
eISBN:
9780199372256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book tells the history of modern Argentina as seen from the perspective of political violence and ideology. It focuses on the theory and practice of the fascist idea in Argentine political ... More

In the Shadow of Melting GlaciersClimate Change and Andean Society

In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Mark Carey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Climate change is producing profound changes globally. This environmental history analysis offers a much needed but barely examined ground‐level study of human impacts and responses to climate change ... More

The InvadedHow Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

Alan McPherson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195343038
eISBN:
9780199378227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, American History: 20th Century

In 1912 the United States sent troops into a Nicaraguan civil war, solidifying a decades-long era of military occupations in Latin America driven by the desire to rewrite the political rules of the ... More

Jenkins of MexicoHow a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Andrew Paxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

William O. Jenkins (1878–1963) was a Tennessee farm boy who ventured to Mexico in search of fortune and became that country’s wealthiest and most infamous industrialist. Dropping out of Vanderbilt, ... More

Poets and Prophets of the ResistanceIntellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Joaquín M. Chávez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One of the most potent insurgencies in twentieth-century Latin American history emerged in El Salvador in the 1970s. This book examines the trajectories of urban and peasant intellectuals who ... More

The Rarified Air of the ModernAirplanes and Technological Modernity in the Andes

The Rarified Air of the Modern: Airplanes and Technological Modernity in the Andes

Willie Hiatt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190248901
eISBN:
9780190248932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines technology, modern identity, and history-making in Peru by telling the story of the surprising success of Peruvian pilots and how their achievements generated great optimism that ... More

Seeking Imperialism's EmbraceNational Identity, Decolonization, and Assimilation in the French Caribbean

Seeking Imperialism's Embrace: National Identity, Decolonization, and Assimilation in the French Caribbean

Kristen Stromberg Childers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780195382839
eISBN:
9780190494940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382839.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Latin American History

Martinique and Guadeloupe voted to become overseas departments of France, or DOMs, in 1946, eschewing the trend toward national independence movements during the post-World War II years. For ... More

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