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Brazilian Independence: Change and Continuity

João Paulo Pimenta.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7784 words.

Stemming from an accelerated and tumultuous process unleashed by European wars in the first decade of the 19th century, Brazil and Portugal split politically in 1822. In a sense, Brazil’s...

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Caste Wars in Yucatán

Michele McArdle Stephens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7513 words.

The Caste Wars of the Yucatán tore apart the peninsula between 1847 and 1901. While the violence was not constant throughout the more than five decades between the start and conclusion of...

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Emiliano Zapata and Revolutionary Mexico, 1910–1919

Paul Hart.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 6987 words.

Emiliano Zapata led the Liberating Army of the South during the Mexican Revolution. Zapata’s movement began with a demand for land reform, and his beliefs are most often captured by...

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General Victoriano Huerta and the Mexican Revolution

Friedrich Schuler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 10399 words.

General Victoriano Huerta (1850–1916) stands out as the bête noire of twentieth-century Mexico. He was a career army officer who had attained the rank of general. Other generals and the old...

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Guerrilla Movements and Armed Struggle in Cold War Mexico

Alexander Aviña.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7515 words.

After decades of revolutionary upheaval and political violence that began early in the 20th century, Mexico had seemingly achieved stability and a relative level of social peace by the...

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Popular Revolts in the Empire of Brazil

Monica Duarte Dantas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 12525 words.

Scholars have long studied the rebellious movements that rattled Brazil after its independence and during the so-called Regency period. The scholarship has mainly focused on understanding...

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Porfirian Politics

Paul Garner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 106 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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Working Women in the Mexican Revolution

Susie S. Porter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); History of Gender and Sexuality; Revolutions and Rebellions. 10645 words.

From la Adelita to the suffragette, from la chica moderna to the factory girl dressed in red shirt and black skirt—the colors of the anarchist—women’s mobilization in the midst of Mexican...

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