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Alcohol in the Atlantic  

David Carey Jr.

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Apr 2015
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Dating from the earliest times in Latin America, alcohol has played a crucial social, economic, political, and cultural role. Often reserved for politico-religious leaders, alcohol was a ... More

Alliance for Progress  

Stephen G. Rabe

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Mar 2016
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On March 13, 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced the Alliance for Progress, an economic assistance program to promote political democracy, economic growth, and social justice in ... More

Argentine Intellectual Circles and the European Crisis of the 1930s  

Jorge Nállim

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Jun 2016
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Beginning in the second half of the 19th century, Argentina became closely linked to the North Atlantic world, as the founding fathers of the modern state established a political order ... More

Basques in the Atlantic World, 1450–1824  

Xabier Lamikiz

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Oct 2017
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Basques formed a minority ethnic group whose diaspora had a significant impact on the history of colonial Latin America. Basques from the four Spanish or peninsular Basque territories—the ... More

The Book in the Iberian Atlantic, 1492–1824  

Eugenia Roldán Vera

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Feb 2018
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The Atlantic world has not only been a geographic space for the exchange of people and products. Since the 16th century, it has also been a cultural space for the production, exchange, ... More

The Cádiz Constitution in the Atlantic World  

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

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Jun 2016
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On 19 March 1812, representatives from across the Hispanic Monarchy put forward a constitution in the Spanish port city of Cádiz. This foundational document was a response to their king’s ... More

Canary Island Immigration to the Hispanic Caribbean  

Manuel Hernández González

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Jun 2017
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The configuration of Canarian migration during the Conquest and colonization of the Spanish Caribbean was significantly influenced by its historic continuity, familial nature (with an ... More

Competing Spanish and Indigenous Jurisdictions in Early Colonial Lima  

Karen B. Graubart

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May 2016
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Spanish legal organization required that political communities be represented by a concejo or cabildo, which used customary law to determine and enforce the common good. In the Spanish ... More

Constitutionalism in the Hispanic World  

Jaime E. Rodríguez O.

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Oct 2017
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The concept of a constitution, a political entity that determines how a people are governed, emerged in ancient times. The government of the Roman Republic (509–27 BC) influenced the ... More

The Creole Circus and Popular Entertainment in 19th Century Argentina and Uruguay  

William G. Acree Jr.

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Aug 2016
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Theater in Argentina and Uruguay, which together compose the Plata river region of Latin America, has been a predominant form of entertainment since the 19th century. Theaters abound in ... More

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