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Assassination of a SaintThe Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt and Benjamín Cuéllar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1980, a death squad linked to business tycoons and military commanders murdered Archbishop Oscar Romero for denouncing widespread repression and poverty in El Salvador. Romero was known as the ... More

Other CaliforniaLand, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands

Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands

Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291638
eISBN:
9780520966727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291638.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book documents the story of working-class communities and how they constituted the racially and ethnically diverse landscape of Baja California. Packed with new and transformative stories, the ... More

Paradox of PreservationWilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore

Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore

Laura Alice Watt and David Lowenthal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520277076
eISBN:
9780520966420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277076.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Point Reyes National Seashore has a long history as a working landscape, with dairy and beef ranching, fishing, and oyster farming; yet, since 1962 it has also been managed as a National Seashore. ... More

Uruguay, 1968Student Activism from Global Counterculture to Molotov Cocktails

Uruguay, 1968: Student Activism from Global Counterculture to Molotov Cocktails

Vania Markarian, Eric Zolov, and Laura Pérez Carrara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520290006
eISBN:
9780520964358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290006.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the creation of new conceptions of youth and politics during the Cold War era by focusing on the case of Uruguay in the 1960s. In this decade, a generation of Latin American youth ... More

Vietnamese MosesPhiliphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

George E. Dutton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293434
eISBN:
9780520966697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of an 18th-century Vietnamese Catholic priest who traveled from Tonkin to the Portuguese court in Lisbon to persuade its ruler to appoint a bishop for his community of ... More

While the City SleepsA History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Lila Caimari

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is an extraordinary work of scholarship from one of Argentina's leading historians of modern Buenos Aires society and culture. In the late nineteenth century, the city saw a massive ... More

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