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Alcohol in the Atlantic

David Carey Jr..

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 17555 words.

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...

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Canary Island Immigration to the Hispanic Caribbean

Manuel Hernández González.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History. 10335 words.

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...

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Digital Resources: Chilean History

Danielle B. Barefoot.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Public History. 6248 words.

The 21st century brought with it a mass digitization of archival materials that rapidly changed preservation, research, and pedagogy practices. Chilean digital databases, archives, and...

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Digital Resources: Latin America in Gallica

Nathalie Dessens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Public History. 7823 words.

Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, was launched in 1997. The library contains almost five million documents (manuscripts, books, journals,...

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Echoes

in The French Revolution

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 4959 words.

‘Echoes’ examines the legacy of the French Revolution in the Western world through the lens of nineteenth-century literature and culture. Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities (1859) offers the...

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The French Revolution

William Doyle.

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 152 pages.

The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction shows that we are still living with the consequences of the French Revolution and explores its legacy in the form of rationality in public...

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How it happened

in The French Revolution

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 7862 words.

Just before the monarchy collapsed into bankruptcy, a hailstorm swept across France, bringing with it agricultural and economic disaster. The political storm that was about to break would...

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Machu Picchu

Willie Hiatt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7164 words.

Machu Picchu is an Inca royal estate constructed in the mid-15th century in Peru’s picturesque high jungle. As a seasonal retreat for celebrations, religious rituals, and administrative...

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The Mexican Son, Past and Present

Raquel G. Paraíso.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 12674 words.

Among the many musical traditions of Mexico, the son is one of the most representative of the richness and diversity of Mexican culture. Son (or sones) is a generic term that describes both...

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National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle

Salvador Rueda Smithers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945). 9733 words.

As a monument and museum, Chapultepec Castle is today an emblem for Mexicans. It signified a double synthesis of memory: the building tells the history of the old Military College and the...

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