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Community Kingdoms

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

[This entry comprises four articles:Central Mexico (Nahua)Oaxaca (Mixtec and Zapotec)Maya HighlandsMaya LowlandsThe first article discusses the organization and development of Nahua...

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Community Kingdoms

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

[This entry comprises four articles:Central Mexico (Nahua)Oaxaca (Mixtec and Zapotec)Maya HighlandsMaya LowlandsThe first article discusses the organization and development of Nahua...

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Community Kingdoms

Bernardo García Martínez, Bruce E. Byland, John W. Fox and Wendy Ashmore.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5658 words.

[This entry comprises four articles: Central Mexico (Nahua) Oaxaca (Mixtec and Zapotec) Maya Highlands Maya LowlandsThe first article

Bogotá

David Sowell.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 9742 words.

Bogotá is the capital of the Republic of Colombia, Latin America’s fourth most populous nation. The 2010 census enumerated 7.3 million residents, but estimates place the metropolitan...

Utatlán

John W. Fox.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of the Americas. 1375 words.

The capital of the Quiché Maya “community kingdom,” Utatlán brought together peoples throughout the western Guatemalan highlands during the Late

Utatlán

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

The capital of the Quiché Maya “community kingdom,” Utatlán brought together peoples throughout the western Guatemalan highlands during the Late Postclassic period (c.1100–1524 ce). Utatlán...

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Crises of Faith

George C. Rable.

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples

November 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9207 words.

This chapter shows how the growing power of organized and barely organized religion in American life extended well beyond the churches as cooperation in benevolent enterprises created any...

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An Expansive Kingdom of God

David Mislin.

in Saving Faith

September 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11752 words.

This chapter documents the emergence of a sense of commonality among liberal Protestants, Jews, and Catholics as they confronted the challenges of shared secular critique and conservative...

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The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo

Jeroen Dewulf.

December 2016; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 292 pages.

This book presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African-Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New...

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The Diplomacy of Migration

Meredith Oyen.

October 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 320 pages.

During the Cold War, both Chinese and American officials employed migration policy to pursue legitimacy, security, and prestige. They focused on allowing or restricting immigration,...

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Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage

Sherwin K. Bryant.

June 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 256 pages.

In this study of slavery in colonial Ecuador and southern Colombia—Spain's Kingdom of Quito—the chapters argue that the most fundamental dimension of slavery was governance and the...

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The Indigenous Population and Justice System in Central Mexico and Oaxaca

Ethelia Ruiz Medrano.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 6017 words.

The forms of justice that the colonial authorities applied to the Indians reflect the distinct contours of peninsular history. Castilian law had been deeply influenced by both Roman law and...

Hispanic Constitutionalism and the Independence Process in the Kingdom of Guatemala, 1808–1823

Xiomara Avendaño Rojas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Legal and Constitutional History. 9067 words.

Unlike the French and North American revolutions, which fought against a monarchical power, the Hispanic political revolution began by evoking the memory of the beloved Ferdinand VII of...

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Britain and Empire, 1685-1730

Gabriel Glickman.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 14309 words.

The half century that followed the coronation of James II brought an escalation in English interest in the possibility of empire outside Europe. Through the 17th century, 300,000 Englishmen...