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Colour of ParadiseEmeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Kris Lane

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Among the magnificent gems and jewels left behind by the great Islamic empires, emeralds stand out for their size and prominence. For the Mughals, Ottomans, and Safavids green was—as it remains for ... More

The Financial Crisis of Abolition

The Financial Crisis of Abolition

John Schulz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134193
eISBN:
9780300150490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134193.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1850 to 1914, Brazil enjoyed a long period of political and financial stability that was interrupted just once. During this rupture in 1889–1894, the country suffered two successful ... More

George I. SánchezThe Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Carlos K. Blanton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez is the most important intellectual and one of the most important activists of the “Mexican American Generation” between the New Deal and the Great Society. From humble New Mexico ... More

Yaquis and the EmpireViolence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Raphael B. Folsom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book on the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora examines the history of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first contact in 1533 through Mexican independence in 1821. It deals with ... More

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