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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Mountain and Forest Communities and Their Changing Landscapes in 19th-Century Mexico

Alejandro Tortolero Villaseñor.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Environmental History. 16150 words.

For several years, some of Mexico’s most influential literary figures associated mountains with the presence of certain characteristics: wildlife, botanic variety, and most importantly,...

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The Journey Continued

Hidetaka Hirota.

in Expelling the Poor

February 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10323 words.

This chapter explores the process of deportation from the United States and its aftermath in Europe. While American officials deported many Irish paupers to Liverpool, authorities in...

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Introduction

Jason C. Parker.

in Hearts, Minds, Voices

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6650 words.

The Cold War began as a bipolar confrontation centered in Europe, but it evolved over time into a worldwide multipolar conversation. As Europe’s overseas possessions advanced toward...

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A “New Babel of Voices”

Jason C. Parker.

in Hearts, Minds, Voices

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10866 words.

The USIA continued to expand its activities in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East throughout the 1950s. There, US outreach encountered volatile issues of race, empire, development, and...

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A Holocaust Syndrome?

Jacob S. Eder.

in Holocaust Angst

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15204 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between the Kohl government and the American Jewish community during the 1980s. Helmut Kohl wanted to “normalize” West Germans’ relationship to the...

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Politicians and Professors

Jacob S. Eder.

in Holocaust Angst

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13867 words.

This chapter examines efforts by the West German government to shape the research agenda of American scholars of Germany, as well as the teaching of German history in the United States....

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The Kindergarten in the City and the World

Ann Taylor Allen.

in The Transatlantic Kindergarten

February 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11266 words.

By the 1870s, the kindergarten ban had been repealed in Germany. In the late nineteenth century both Geman and American women developed a new mission—to bring the kindergarten to the...

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Richard Burke and St Vincent

P. J. Marshall.

in Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Latin American History. 13999 words.

The fertile soil and numerous rivers of St Vincent, annexed in 1763, offered potentially good plantation land, which was to be sold on behalf of the British crown by a government...

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Executing the Rosenbergs

Lori Clune.

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 280 pages.

In the summer of 1950, FBI agents arrested Julius Rosenberg and charged him with conspiracy to commit espionage. Specifically the Justice Department accused him of passing—through his...

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Hearts, Minds, Voices

Jason C. Parker.

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 280 pages.

During the Cold War, the superpowers endeavored to win hearts and minds through what came to be called public diplomacy. Many of the target audiences were on the front lines in Europe. But...

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Runaway Slave Colonies in the Atlantic World

Tim Lockley.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8053 words.

Communities of runaway slaves, more commonly known as “Maroon communities,” were created throughout the Americas. Enslaved people ran away from their owners all the time, often just for a...

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Digital Resources: The Hijuelas Collection

Matthew Butler and David A. Bliss.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Public History; Environmental History. 8141 words.

The Hijuelas project is a multi-domain international collaboration that makes available in digital form a large and valuable source on nineteenth-century indigenous history––the so-called l...

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The Conjunction of the Lettered City and the Lettered Countryside in 19th-Century Mexico

William E. French.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 10541 words.

A persuasive literature has argued that the course of Latin American history from the arrival of Europeans to the present has been shaped to a large extent by a small but expanding group of...

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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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Digital Resources: The Sandino Rebellion Digital Historical Archive, Nicaragua, 1927–1934

Michael J. Schroeder.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Public History; Military History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 9153 words.

From May 1927 to December 1932, the Nicaraguan nationalist Augusto C. Sandino waged guerrilla war against the U.S. Marines and Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua to expel the “Yankee invaders”...

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