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Jamaica LadiesFemale Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469658797
eISBN:
9781469655284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Jamaica Ladies is the first systematic study of the free and freed women of European, Euro-African, and African descent who perpetuated chattel slavery and reaped its profits in the British Empire. ... More

Latin America and the Global Cold War

Latin America and the Global Cold War

Thomas C. Field Jr., Stella Krepp, and Vanni Pettiná (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655697
eISBN:
9781469655710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655697.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue ... More

Mining LanguageRacial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Mining Language: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Allison Margaret Bigelow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654386
eISBN:
9781469654409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mineral wealth from the Americas underwrote and undergirded European colonization of the New World; American gold and silver enriched Spain, funded the slave trade, and spurred Spain's northern ... More

Beatriz AllendeA Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654294
eISBN:
9781469654317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This biography of Beatriz Allende (1942–1977)—revolutionary doctor and daughter of Chile’s socialist president, Salvador Allende—portrays what it means to live, love, and fight for change. Inspired ... More

Where Caciques and Mapmakers MetBorder Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Jeffrey Alan Jr. Erbig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the late eighteenth century, Portugal and Spain sent joint mapping expeditions to draw a nearly 10,000-mile border between Brazil and Spanish South America. These boundary commissions were the ... More

Celia Sánchez ManduleyThe Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Celia Sánchez Manduley: The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Tiffany A. Sippial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654607
eISBN:
9781469654096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Celia Sánchez Manduley (1920–1980) is famous for her role in the Cuban revolution. Clad in her military fatigues, this “first female guerrilla of the Sierra Maestra” is seen in many photographs ... More

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