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Tongues of FireLanguage and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Nancy Farriss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190884109
eISBN:
9780190884130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Religion

Language and translation governed the creation of Mexican Christianity during the first centuries of colonial rule. Spanish missionaries collaborated with indigenous intellectuals to communicate the ... More

Redeeming La RazaTransborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Gabriela González

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This book examines the gendered and class-conscious political activism of Mexican-origin people in Texas from 1900 to 1950. In particular, it questions the inter-generational agency of Mexicans and ... More

Who Should Rule?Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Who Should Rule?: Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Mónica Ricketts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190494889
eISBN:
9780190494919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494889.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Latin American History

This book examines the rise of men of letters and military officers as new and competing political actors in two central areas of the Spanish world: the viceroyalty of Peru and Spain. This was a ... 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

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

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

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 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

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

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