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xviii, 261 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 x 29 cm
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xi, 226 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
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xiv, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Boss of Black Brooklyn presents a riveting and untold story about the struggles and achievements of the first black person to hold public office in Brooklyn. Bertram L. Baker immigrated to the United States from the Caribbean island of Nevis in 1915. Three decades later, he was elected to the New York state legislature, representing the Bedford Stuyvesant section. A pioneer and a giant, Baker has a story that is finally revealed in intimate and honest detail by his grandson Ron Howell. Boss of Black Brooklyn begins with the tale of one man's rise to prominence in a fascinating era of black American history, a time when thousands of West Indian families began leaving their native islands in the Caribbean and settling in New York City. In 1948, Bert Baker was elected to the New York state assembly, representing the growing central Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford Stuyvesant. Baker loved telling his fellow legislators that only one other Nevisian had ever served in the state assembly. That was Alexander Hamilton, the founding father. Making his own mark on modern history, Baker pushed through one of the nation's first bills outlawing discrimination in the sale or rental of housing. Also, for thirty years, from 1936 to 1966, he led the all-black American Tennis Association, as its executive secretary. In that capacity he successfully negotiated with white tennis administrators, getting them to accept Althea Gibson into their competitions. Gibson then made history as the first black champion of professional tennis. Yet, after all of Baker's wonderful achievements, little has been written to document his role in black history. Baker represents a remarkable turning point in the evolution of modern New York City. In the 1940s, when he won his seat in the New York state assembly, blacks made up only 4 percent of the population of Brooklyn. Today they make up a third of the population, and there are scores of black elected officials. Yet Brooklyn, often called the capital of the Black Diaspora, is a capital under siege. Developers and realtors seeking to gentrify the borough are all but conspiring to push blacks out of the city. A very important and long-overdue book, Boss of Black Brooklyn not only explores black politics and black organizations but also penetrates Baker's inner life and reveals themes that resonate today: black fatherhood, relations between black men and black women, faithfulness to place and ancestry. Bertram L. Baker's story has receded into the shadows of time, but Boss of Black Brooklyn recaptures it and inspires us to learn from it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780823280995 20181015
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xxii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction Chapter 1: Neoliberalism and the Socialist Left in Peru: An Epochal Change Chapter 2: Class and Class Structure in Peru Chapter 3: Capitalist Economic Development in Peru: 1980-2016 Chapter 4: The Changing Class Structure of Peru: 1980-2014 Chapter 5: The Class Struggle and the Left: 1980-2016 Chapter 6: The Erosion of the Political and Social Bases of the Socialist Left Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319914022 20180917
In an analysis of political, economic, and social development in Peru in the years between 1980 and 2016, this book explores the failure of the socialist Left to realize its project of revolutionary social transformation. Based on extensive interviews with leading cadres in the struggle for revolutionary change and a profound review of documents from the principal socialist organizations of the 1980s and 1990s, the volume reveals that the socialist Left did not fully comprehend the deep political and social implications of changes to the country's class structures. As such, the Left failed to develop and implement adequate strategic and tactical responses to the processes that eroded its political and social bases in the 1980s and 1990s, ultimately leading to its loss of social and political power. Lust concludes that the continued political and organizational agony of the Peruvian socialist Left and the hegemony of neoliberalism in society is a product of the dialectical interplay between the objective and subjective conditions that determine Peruvian capitalist development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319914022 20180917
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xii, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Setting the Scene: The History and Historiography of Post-War Mexico, 1848-1853 [Will Fowler and Pedro Santoni] 2. The Will of the People: Representaciones and Political Riots in Mid-Nineteenth Century Mexico City [Regina Tapia] 3. Winds of a Coming Storm: The Failure of Vatican Diplomacy and the Rise of an Intransigent Leadership in the Mexican Church [Pablo Mijangos y Gonzalez] 4. "The Powerful Element That Would Certainly Have Saved Us": Debating the Revitalization of the National Guard in Post-War Mexico [Pedro Santoni] 5. The Sierra Gorda Pronunciamientos of 1848-1849 and the Origins of Popular Conservatism in Mexico [Will Fowler] 6. To Whom We Now Turn: The Problem of Leadership in Southeastern Mexico's Age of Transition, 1848-1855 [Terry Rugeley] 7. Violence, Collaboration, and Population Movements: The New United States-Mexico Border, 1848-1853 [Marcela Terrazas y Bazante] 8. Truth and Reconciliation in Front of the Firing Squad: Trials and Executions in Post-War Mexico [Everard Meade] 9. "Looking for Virtuous Citizens by the Lamp of Diogenes": Governance, Moral Regulation, and Hegemony in Guanajuato, 1849-1853 [Daniel S. Haworth].
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138684249 20180917
Historians have paid scant attention to the five years that span from the conclusion early in 1848 of Mexico's disastrous conflict with the United States to the final return to power in April 1853 of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. This volume presents a more thorough understanding of this pivotal time, and the issues and experiences that then affected Mexicans. It sheds light on how elite politics, church-state relations, institutional affairs, and peasant revolts played a crucial role in Mexico's long-term historical development, and also explores topics like marriage and everyday life, and the public trials and executions staged in the aftermath of the war with the U.S.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138684249 20180917
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xvii, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
  • Chapter 1: Introduction: Mexico and the Caribbean Chapter 2: Mexico in 1966 Chapter 3: The Caribbean in the Late 1960s Chapter 4: The Caribbean in the Early 1970s Chapter 5: Oaxaca, Mexico, and Barbuda in 1978.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319771694 20180917
This book provides a first-hand account of the author's encounters as a social geographer, based on his field research and travels in Mexico and the Caribbean. The interlocutors of different classes and races introduce the reader to a variety of urban and rural communities, many of them involved in development projects. Two leitmotifs of the 1960s and 1970s recur throughout the volume: decolonization, state formation, and the quest for democracy in the post-colonial societies of Mexico and the Caribbean; and the conditions which were likely to constrain or challenge these developments, quintessentially associated with the 1959 Cuban revolution, the cold war and student radicalism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319771694 20180917
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viii, 381 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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v. : ill. ; 41 cm
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xiii, 225 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction Margaret R. Laster and Chelsea Bruner Part I. Creating the Art and Cultural Capital 1. Looking West from the Empire City: National Landscape and Visual Culture in Gilded Age New York David Scobey 2. The Francois Premier Style in New York: The William K. and Alva Vanderbilt House Kevin D. Murphy 3. Aestheticizing Tendencies in Hudson River School Landscape Painting at the Beginning of the Gilded Age Alan Wallach Part II. Institutionalizing Art and Culture in the Capital 4. The Lenox Library: New York's Lost Treasure House Sally Webster 5. Publishing and Promoting a New York City Art World: Scribner's Illustrated Monthly, 1870-1881 Page Knox 6. An Unsung Hero: Henry Gurdon Marquand and His 1889 Gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art Esmee Quodbach 7. Metropolitan, Inc.: Public Subsidy and Private Gain at the Genesis of the American Art Museum John Ott 8. Un-Domesticating the Ideal: William Wetmore Story and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Lauren Lessing Part III. Depicting the Capital in Art and Culture 9. Before the Farragut: Who Was Augustus Saint-Gaudens? Thayer Tolles 10. Crossing Broadway: New York and the Culture of Capital in the Late Nineteenth Century David Jaffee 11. Bulls, Bears, and Buildings: William Holbrook Beard's Wall Street Ross Barrett Afterword Joshua Brown.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138493629 20181015
Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York's built environment was dramatically transformed in the 1870s and 1880s. This book argues that this constituted the formative period of New York's modernization and cosmopolitanism-the product of a vital self-consciousness and a deliberate intent on the part of its elite citizenry to create a world-class cultural metropolis reflecting the city's economic and political preeminence. The interdisciplinary essays in this book examine New York's late nineteenth-century evolution not simply as a question of its physical layout but also in terms of its radically new social composition, comprising the individuals, institutions, and organizations that played determining roles in the city's cultural ascendancy.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138493629 20181015
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xvii, 250 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Uncertain Embrace: The Rise and Fall of Canadian Studies Abroad as a Tool of Foreign PolicyStephen Brooks 2. Getting on the American Radar Screen: The Growth, Achievements and Limitations of Canadian Studies in the United StatesStephen Brooks 3. Down But Not Out: British Academics Resolutely Determined to Explore CanadaAlan Hallsworth and Susan Hodgett 4. Canadian Studies in FranceJean-Michel Lacroix 5. Canadian Studies in China: Dividends from a Near-forgotten Age of Hope and OpeningJeremy Paltiel 6. Canadian Studies in JapanMasako Iino 7. Canadian Studies in the Russian Empire, Soviet Union and Contemporary RussiaYuriy G. Akimov and Kristina Minkova 8. From Individual Scholarship to Academic Institution: Canadian Studies in the German-Speaking Countries and Cultural DiplomacyWolfgang Klooss 9. Canadian Studies in the Nordic CountriesRobert C. Thomsen and Janne Korkka 10. Lessons LearnedStephen Brooks.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319740263 20180903
This volume examines the history and current state of Canadian studies in a number of countries and regions across the world, including Canada's major trading partners. From the mid-1980s until 2012, Canadian studies was seen as an important tool of soft power, increasing awareness of Canadian culture, institutions and history. The abrupt termination in 2012 of the Canadian government's financial support for these activities triggered a debate that is still ongoing about the benefits that may have flowed from this support and whether the decision should be reversed. The contributors to this book focus on the process whereby Canadian studies became institutionalized in their respective countries and on the balance between what might be described as Canadian studies for its own sake versus Canadian studies as a deliberate instrument of cultural diplomacy.
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xvii, 364 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Latin America in the age of revolution, 1789-1820s
  • Latin America : regionalism and localism
  • First attempts at state formation : the liberal-conservative debate, 1830-1875
  • Exclusion and inclusion : everyday people, 1825-1880s
  • Progress and modernization : the elite's strategy, 1870-1929
  • Worlds connecting : Latin America in an imperial age
  • Progress and its discontents, 1880-1920
  • The depression and authoritarian populists, 1930-1950
  • The challenges of modernity, 1930-1950
  • Revolution and reform in Latin America, 1950-1980
  • Counterrevolution in Latin America, 1960-1980
  • The late Cold War in Latin America, 1970s-1990
  • Neoliberalism and its discontents, 1980-2015
  • New identities, new politics, 1980-2016.
"Designed specifically to accompany Latin America in the Modern World by Virginia Garrard, Peter V.N. Henderson, and Bryan McCann, Sources for Latin America in the Modern World includes over 100 primary documents. Expertly edited for clarity and pedagogical utility, the sources range from letters, political tracts, memoirs, and photographs to essays, speeches, poems, and legal documents. Each source is also accompanied by a headnote and reading questions. Affordable and flexible, Sources for Latin America in the Modern World makes for an ideal companion to Latin America in the Modern World"-- Provided by publisher.
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224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
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xxviii, 365 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • General Editor's Foreword Acknowledgements List of Illustrations Abbreviations Transcription System The Tumult in Brief Introduction â The Scale of the Mexican Disturbances â Royal Authority as a Tool of Integration in the Iberian Atlantic â Historiographical Approaches to the Tumult of 1624 Rethinking the Tumult in Perspective 1 Theatre of the Disturbances â Windows onto the Iberian Atlantic World â Metropolis of the New World â The Composite Nature of Mexican Urban Population â The Broad Urban Scenario â Royal Authority in Flesh and Blood 2 Pre-Dating the Tumult â The Mexican Audiencia at the Time of Guadalcazar â Guadalcazar: el Buen Rey or a Despotic Viceroy? â Historiography on Guadalcazar's Mandates â From Mexico to Lima â The Logistics of Communication in the Iberian Atlantic 3 A Viceroy in an Age of Decline â Royal Appointment by Philip III â Gelves's First Entry in Mexico City â First Impressions in the New World â Positive Feedback to the Council â Reforming Local Custom and Patronising Municipal Institutions â Supervising the Administration of Justice â The First Arrest of Oidor Vergara Gaviria â Old World Casuistry and New Instructions from Spain 4 The Two Heads of the Viceroyalty â The Administration of the Faith: A Sensitive Topic â Idyll between Archbishop and Viceroy â Deterioration of the Varaez Case â Two Majesties in Conflict â Juntas in Spanish America â Authority from Theory to Practice â The Cathedral of Mexico and the Scale of Conflicts â New Year and the Eve of the Tumult â The Beginning of the End â Reactions to the Exile 5 Storming the Viceregal Palace â Royal Authority Performed in the Mexican Zocalo â The King Arrested and the Pope Exiled â Sacred Objects in the Battlefield â A Heretic Viceroy in Mexico City? â `Long Live to the King and Death to Heretics!' â The Insurgents' Requests â From Fire to Firearms â The Regency â The Viceroy is Missing â The Tumult is Over â Who were These Insurgents Anyway? Illustrations The Long Road to Resolution 6 The Day After â Comuneros of New Spain? â The Pillage of the Palace â `No God, nor King, nor Judges!' â The Mexican Delegation â The Viceroy Besieged â Justice and Power Performed by the Audiencia â Sparkling the Transatlantic Debate â A New Viceroy in an Age of Crisis â Restoration of Viceregal Authority â Two Viceroys, Two Schools of Politics â The Archbishop of Mexico in Europe 7 Tools of Control from the Metropolitan Court â Preparations for the General Inspection â The Beginning of the Inspection â Gelves's Judicial Examination â Viceroys' Authority above Everything Else â The Second Arrest of Oidor Vergara Gaviria â Mexico City under Pressure Again â The End of Gelves's Juicio de Residencia (in Mexico) â Unsettling Metropolitan Considerations about the Inspection 8 From the Inspection to the General Pardon â Another Extraordinary Junta at the Court of Philip IV â The Mexican Pardon in Perspective â The New Archbishop of Mexico â Restoration of Religious Authority â The Edict of the Pardon â The New Inspection â Different Interpretations of the Pardon â More Tensions in Mexico City â The Resilience of the Gelvista Party 9 Metropolitan Deja Vu â Two Heads in Opposition, Again â `There is Only One Viceroy in New Spain!' â Assessing the Junta del Tumulto de Mexico â The Members of the Junta â The Hidden `Life' of the Junta del Tumulto â An Ongoing Discussion outside the Junta â Rethinking Metropolitan Perceptions of Mexican Politics â The Viceroys' Sentences Conclusions Appendix: A Fructibus Eorum Cognoscentis Eos (Mexico, 1629) Glossary Select Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004335479 20171218
In The 1624 Tumult of Mexico in Perspective Angela Ballone offers, for the first time, a comprehensive study of an understudied period of Mexican early modern history. By looking at the mandates of three viceroys who, to varying degrees, participated in the events surrounding the Tumult, the book discusses royal authority from a transatlantic perspective that encompasses both sides of the Iberian Atlantic. Considering the similarities and tensions that coexisted in the Iberian Atlantic, Ballone offers a thorough reassessment of current historiography on the Tumult proving that, despite the conflicts and arguments underlying the disturbances, there was never any intention to do away with the king's authority in New Spain.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004335479 20171218
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281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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xvi, 251 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface ix Acknowledgments xv Introduction. The Movement of 1968 1 1. The Philosophical and Literary Configuration of '68: Jose Revueltas on Cognitive Democracy and Self-Management 35 2. The Effects of '68 on Cinema: The Image as a Place of Political Intervention 91 3. Where are the Women of '68? Fernanda Navarro and the Materialism of Uncomfortable Encounters 127 4. Remembrances from the Women's Prison and the Popular Preparatory: Of Freedom and Imprisonment by Roberta "La Tital" Avendano and Ovarimony by Gladys Lopez Hernandez 157 Conclusion. '68 After Ayotzinapa 191 Notes 199 Bibliography 229 Index 245.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781478001430 20180924
Recognizing the fiftieth anniversary of the protests, strikes, and violent struggles that formed the political and cultural backdrop of 1968 across Europe, the United States, and Latin America, Susana Draper offers a nuanced perspective of the 1968 movement in Mexico. She challenges the dominant cultural narrative of the movement that has emphasized the importance of the October 2nd Tlatelolco Massacre and the responses of male student leaders. From marginal cinema collectives to women's cooperative experiments, Draper reveals new archives of revolutionary participation that provide insight into how 1968 and its many afterlives are understood in Mexico and beyond. By giving voice to Mexican Marxist philosophers, political prisoners, and women who participated in the movement, Draper counters the canonical memorialization of 1968 by illustrating how many diverse voices inspired alternative forms of political participation. Given the current rise of social movements around the globe, in 1968 Mexico Draper provides a new framework to understand the events of 1968 in order to rethink the everyday existential, political, and philosophical problems of the present.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781478001430 20180924
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420 pages ; 23 cm
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255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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195 pages ; 21 cm
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299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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1 v. (unpaged) ; 23 cm
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