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An American LanguageThe History of Spanish in the United States

An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Rosina Lozano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

An American Language is a political history of the Spanish language in the United States. The nation has always been multilingual and the Spanish language in particular has remained as an important ... More

Argentina's Missing BonesRevisiting the History of the Dirty War

Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s ... More

Beyond Hawai'iNative Labor in the Pacific World

Beyond Hawai'i: Native Labor in the Pacific World

Gregory Rosenthal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295063
eISBN:
9780520967960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295063.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the century from the death of Captain James Cook in 1779 to the rise of the sugar plantations in the 1870s, thousands of Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) men left Hawaiʻi to work on ships at sea and ... More

Inland ShiftRace, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Juan D. De Lara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book uses Southern California to explore a series of questions about the relationship between globalization, race, space, and class. It begins with an analysis of how growing consumer demand, ... More

Music of TragedyPerformance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater

Music of Tragedy: Performance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater

Naomi A. Weiss

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295902
eISBN:
9780520968493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295902.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Music of Tragedy offers a new approach to the study of classical Greek theater by examining the use of musical language, imagery, and performance in the late work of Euripides. Drawing on the ... More

Profit and PassionTransactional Sex in Colonial Mexico

Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico

Nicole von Germeten

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297296
eISBN:
9780520969704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recounts four centuries of the history of women labeled public women, whores, and prostitutes in New Spain’s archival records and works of literature from Spain and Mexico. Performing ... More

Seer and the CityReligion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

Margaret Foster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295001
eISBN:
9780520967915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Seers featured prominently in ancient Greek culture, but they rarely appear in colonial discourse from the archaic and classical periods. Margaret Foster exposes the ideological motivations behind ... More

Soldiering through EmpireRace and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Simeon Man

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520283343
eISBN:
9780520959255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283343.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the decades after World War II, tens of thousands of soldiers and civilian contractors across Asia and the Pacific found work through the U.S. military. Recently liberated from colonial rule, ... More

Strategies of SegregationRace, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

David G. García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book unearths the ideological and structural architecture of enduring racial inequality within and beyond schools in Oxnard, California. This meticulously researched narrative spanning 1903 to ... More

Worlds of Junipero SerraHistorical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Steven W. Hackel (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In September 2015, Junípero Serra was canonized by Pope Francis in Washington, D.C. Like most complex historical figures, Junípero Serra has been interpreted in countless ways since his death in ... More

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