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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

The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

The History of the Future in Colonial Mexico

Matthew D. O'Hara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300233933
eISBN:
9780300240993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233933.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Going against the grain of most existing scholarship, this book explores the archives of colonial Mexico to uncover a history of “futuremaking.” While historians and historical anthropologists of ... More

A Life TogetherLucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853

A Life Together: Lucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853

Eric Van Young

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300233919
eISBN:
9780300258745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Lucas Alamán (1792-1853) was arguably the greatest statesman and certainly the greatest historian of Mexico in the three decades or so following the country’s achievement of its independence from ... More

Religious Conflict in BrazilProtestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Religious Conflict in Brazil: Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Erika Helgen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300243352
eISBN:
9780300252163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243352.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. The book shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught ... More

Unrevolutionary MexicoThe Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Unrevolutionary Mexico: The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253122
eISBN:
9780300258448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253122.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Unrevolutionary Mexico addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) turned into a capitalist dictatorship of exceptional resilience. While soldiers seized power across the rest of Latin America, ... 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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