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Agrarian Revolt in the Sierra of Chihuahua

Elizabeth A. Henson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 10161 words.

On September 23, 1965, several years of protest, including land invasions, strikes, sit-ins, and cross-country marches, culminated in an armed attack on an army base located in the remote...

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Agustín Lorenzo: Beloved Bandit of History and Folklore

Liliana Toledo Guzmán.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; History of Gender and Sexuality; Revolutions and Rebellions. 10139 words.

Agustín Lorenzo was a prototypical social bandit, according to Eric Hobsbawm’s definition in his studies of that phenomenon. As a bandit from south central Mexico believed to have lived...

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Anticommunism in 20th-Century Chile: From the “Social Question” to the Military Dictatorship

Marcelo Casals.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 13684 words.

Anticommunism was a central force in the history of the Chilean political conflict in the 20th century. Not only did several political actors define their identities and actions by their...

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Atrocity, Race, and Region in the Early Haitian Revolution: The Fond d’Icaque Rising

David Geggus.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Revolutions and Rebellions. 9526 words.

Set within a larger analysis of class relations in the Haitian Revolution, this is a microhistory that intersects with several important themes in the revolution: rumor, atrocity, the...

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Bambatha ka Mancinza (1865/6–1906), chief and rebel in Natal

P. S. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; African History; African Politics. 1237 words.

Bambatha ka Mancinza (1865/6–1906), chief and rebel in Natal, was born in 1865 or 1866 in the Umvoti division of the British colony of Natal. He was the son of the chief Mancinza (also...

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. 7789 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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The Cádiz Constitution in the Atlantic World

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Colonialism and Imperialism. 9782 words.

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...

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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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Chattopadhyaya, Virendranath [Chatto] (1880–1937), Indian nationalist and communist

Leonard A. Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 963 words.

Chattopadhyaya, Virendranath [Chatto] (1880–1937), Indian nationalist and communist, was born in Hyderabad in 1880, the eldest son and second child of Aghornath Chattopadhyaya (1851–1915),...

Chiapas and the Zapatista National Liberation Army

Marco Estrada-Saavedra.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 11090 words.

The 1994 Zapatista uprising in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas was the culmination of centuries of repression and exploitation of the country’s indigenous minority at the hands of its...

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