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Chile and the Pacific World

Edward D. Melillo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Environmental History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 9530 words.

Since the early 1800s, Chileans have imagined their nation’s history and destiny through an ever-changing array of transoceanic connections with the rest of the planet. At a deeper level,...

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The History and Visual Culture of Mexico City’s Xochimilco Potable Water System during the Porfiriato

Jeffrey M. Banister and Stacie G. Widdifield.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Environmental History. 12233 words.

Historians have extensively explored the topic of water control in Mexico City. From the relationship between political power and hydraulics to detailed studies of drainage and other...

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Labor and the Environment in Latin America

Aviva Chomsky.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Social and Cultural History; Labour History. 12641 words.

Latin American labor has a well-established historiography, in dialogue with trends outside of the region. Environmental history is a newer and more exploratory field. In basic terms,...

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Pulque: A Pre-Columbian Alcoholic Beverage of Mexico

David Yetman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Social and Cultural History; Environmental History. 9093 words.

Pulque, the alcoholic beverage of pre-Columbian highland Mesoamerica is the fermented derivative of aguamiel, the juice or sap of the agave known as agave pulquero—principally Agave salmiananull...

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