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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Digital Resources: Online Finding Aid for the Archivo General de Centro América

Rosemary A. Joyce and Russell N. Sheptak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Public History; Social and Cultural History. 6648 words.

The Online Finding Aid for the Archivo General de Centro América will provide increased ways for researchers to identify documents of interest in a widely distributed microfilm copy of this...

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Chronology of the Venezuelan Novel

Leonora Simonovis.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10554 words.

This article covers some of the main authors, trends, and themes of the Venezuelan novel from the 19th to the 21st century. In general, Venezuelan literature has been underread and...

Counterdocuments

Rebecca M. Schreiber.

in Remaking Reality

April 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7555 words.

In “Counterdocuments: Undocumented Youth Activists, Documentary Media, and the Politics of Visibility,” Rebecca M. Schreiber analyzes the role that digital videos play in building an...

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Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity

David Hamilton Golland.

in Constructing Affirmative Action

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5142 words.

Affirmative action, as defined by Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, represents an “active effort to improve the employment or educational opportunities of members of...

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Contemporary Trends

Neil J. Smelser.

in Dynamics of the Contemporary University

March 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12716 words.

This chapter changes the direction of analysis, identifying recent and likely future trends as they are superimposed on the already complex structures of educational institutions.The...

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Afterword

Katherine Mandusic Finley.

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

April 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 1712 words.

This chapter presents comments from the new executive director, Katherine Finley, on present-day challenges and the Organization of American Historians' responses to them. Among these are...

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Epilogue

Sonja D. Williams.

in Word Warrior

August 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 1225 words.

This epilogue discusses Richard Durham's legacy. Throughout his life Durham fought for freedom, justice, and equality for African Americans and other oppressed people, whether through...

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St Pierre and Miquelon

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

French fishing islands in the North Atlantic

St Pierre and Miquelon comprises two main islands off the southern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. The islands are fairly bleak and...

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Latin American Studies

Edited by Ben Vinson.

P ublished online October 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Law and Society in Latin America since 1800

Robert Buffington.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 11126 words.

Complex intersections between legal codes, practices, and institutions, on one hand, and social structures, on the other, have played a central role throughout Latin American history. The...

Gender in Postcolonial Latin America

Florence E. Babb.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10545 words.

Gender, along with such variables as social class, race, and nationality, is viewed as a primary vector of difference across societies worldwide. Feminist analysts have shown that gender is...

Post-Conquest Demographic Collapse

Douglas Ubelaker and Keitlyn E. Alcantara.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10598 words.

The post-contact demographic collapse is firmly documented in Latin America but not fully understood. Much academic discussion has appropriately concentrated on the numbers. Assessments...

Colonial Portuguese Amazon Region, from the 17th to 18th Centuries

Rafael Chambouleyron.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 11068 words.

The colonial Portuguese Amazon region constituted a separate province of Portuguese America, and it lasted as such from the beginning of the 17th century until the beginning of the 19th...

Painting in New Spain, 1521–1820

Aaron Hyman and Barbara E. Mundy.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 17790 words.

The modern study of the painting of New Spain, as the region controlled by the viceroy who had his seat in Mexico City was called, began in the modern nation of Mexico. Here, an...

Latino Studies

Edited by Ilan Stavans.

P ublished online March 2013 .

Research Guide. Subjects: History of the Americas; US Cultural History.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Digital Resources: Mesolore, a History, 1995–2015

Liza Bakewell and Byron Ellsworth Hamann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Public History. 9379 words.

Mesolore: Exploring Mesoamerican Culture is a variously incarnated bilingual resource for teaching and research on indigenous Mesoamerica. The project’s first iteration began...

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Digital Resources: Digital Peru

José Ragas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Public History. 7340 words.

Over the last two decades or so, scholars and enthusiasts have found several ways to preserve historical documents, taking advantage of the evolution of the Internet and an expansive...

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Digital Resources: Getty Research Institute Digital Exhibitions and Portals for Mexico

Jonathan Saxon.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Social and Cultural History; Public History. 7333 words.

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) has an extensive collection of online digital resources, with two portals that focus on Mexico. The first portal discussed in this article is A Nation...

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Digital Resources: The Mexican Digital Library, BDMx (Mexican National Council for Culture and the Arts)

Andrea Martínez Baracs.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Article. Subjects: Public History; Social and Cultural History; Latin American History. 464 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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Atlantic History

Edited by Trevor Burnard.

P ublished online May 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...