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Beyond the Walled CityColonial Exclusion in Havana

Beyond the Walled City: Colonial Exclusion in Havana

Guadalupe García

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286030
eISBN:
9780520961371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286030.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Security was the primary concern of colonial empire in the Americas, and nowhere was this more evident than in the walled port city of colonial Havana. Looking within, through, and beyond the ... More

Edge of EmpireAtlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Fabrício Prado

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the first decades of the 1800s, after almost three centuries of Iberian rule, former Spanish territories fragmented into more than a dozen new polities. Edge of Empire analyzes the emergence of ... More

Empire and RevolutionThe Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

John Mason Hart

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The deep relationship between the United States and Mexico has had repercussions felt around the world. This chronicle of the economic and social connections between the two nations opens a new ... More

MexicoWhy a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Ramon Ruiz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Explicitly focusing on the malaise of underdevelopment that has shaped the country since the Spanish conquest, this book offers a panoramic interpretation of Mexican history and culture from the ... More

Mexico's MandarinsCrafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Roderic Ai Camp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study marks the culmination of over twenty years of research by one of America's most prominent Mexico scholars. The book provides a detailed examination of Mexico's power elite—their political ... More

The Other WestLatin America from Invasion to Globalization

The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

Marcello Carmagnani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247987
eISBN:
9780520947511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247987.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book provides a provocative interpretation of Latin American history and the region's place in the changing global political economy, from the discovery of America into the twenty-first century. ... More

Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

Zeb Tortorici (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288140
eISBN:
9780520963184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288140.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explorse the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America’s colonial and early national periods. Together the chapters examine how “the unnatural” came to inscribe ... More

Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Edward Beatty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late nineteenth century, Mexicans quickly adopted new technologies imported from abroad to sew cloth, manufacture glass bottles, refine minerals, and provide many other goods and services ... More

Toxic InjusticeA Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Susanna Rankin Bohme

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A history of the pesticide DBCP in the United States and Central America, Toxic Injustice explores the production of both health inequalities and resistance in late twentieth- and early ... More

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