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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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Competing Spanish and Indigenous Jurisdictions in Early Colonial Lima

Karen B. Graubart.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 11358 words.

Spanish legal organization required that political communities be represented by a concejo or cabildo, which used customary law to determine and enforce the common good. In the Spanish...

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Lucas Alamán and 19th-Century Monarchism in Mexico

Miguel Soto.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 10121 words.

When Mexico became independent in 1821, the first choice for a political system for the new country was a monarchy. In fact, the Plan of Iguala, which prompted the separation from Spain,...

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Mexico in Spain’s Oceanic Empire, 1519–1821

Christoph Rosenmüller.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 12278 words.

On August 13, 1521, the Spanish conquistadors and their native allies seized Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec empire. The Spaniards succeeded because they had forged alliances with...

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Social Order and Mobility in 16th- and 17th-Century Central Mexico

Tatiana Seijas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 7762 words.

Mexico had an exceptionally diverse population during the 16th and 17th centuries, including Indigenous peoples of different ethnicities (in the majority), Iberians, and forced migrants...

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Huguenots in the Atlantic

Bryan A. Banks.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; International History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 6362 words.

Huguenots refer to the group of French Calvinists in France, those expelled from France into the wider European, Atlantic, and global diaspora, and those descendant from either of the first...

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Foreign Travelers in Mexico

James A. Garza.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Social and Cultural History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 10457 words.

The history of foreign travel to Mexico has been dependent on the country’s political, economic, and social conditions. Travel restrictions, banditry, the condition of transportation routes...

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Transatlantic Family-Making: Jamaica and Great Britain

Daniel Livesay.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Local and Family History; Social and Cultural History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Colonialism and Imperialism. 8441 words.

Forming and encouraging families in Jamaica was a struggle from the very beginning of English colonization there, making Caribbean households transatlantic in nature. The explosion of...

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