“A Correct, Hermeneutic Reading”: Fantasies of a Constitutional Coup and the Promotion of Indigenous Rights
in Consent of the Damned
November 2012; published online January 2013.
Chapter. Subjects: society and culture. 13129 words.
After the 1976 coup, the military regime immediately set about trying to show that it was a defender of human rights. This task involved demonstrating that Argentina continued to adhere to a set of...
in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society
March 2008; published online September 2011.
Chapter. Subjects: society and culture. 8779 words.
This chapter examines the removal of religious intolerance in Cuba during the 1990s. This removal was the result of a rethinking of the Cuban revolutionary project that followed the collapse of the...
“A Sponge Soaking up All the Money”: Alcohol, Taverns, Vinaterías, and the Bourbon Reforms in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Santiago de los Caballeros, Guatemala
in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol
October 2012; published online January 2013.
Chapter. Subjects: society and culture. 9798 words.
When the Royal Monopoly on Alcohol was established in 1755 in the Kingdom of Guatemala, a subunit of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, it was the Town Council of the capital city, Antigua, rather than a...