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  1. Origins of the American Indians
    The American Indian—origin, culture, and language—engaged the best minds of Europe from 1492 to 1729. Were the Indians the result of a co-creation? Were they descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel? Could they have emigrated... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2015
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  2. Epidemic Disease in Mexico City, 1761–1813
    Five deadly epidemics, chiefly typhus and smallpox, struck Mexico City in the years between 1761 and 1813, claiming a minimum of fifty thousand lives. Mexico City was at that time the major metropolis of the New World and the... Learn More
    Published: 6th February 2015
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  3. Mexico's Recent Economic Growth
    The Mexican economy underwent a process of growth and transformation in the twentieth century, which was confirmed by the indexes and figures that economists use to chart the rate of growth, even allowing for possible inaccuracies... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2015
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  4. Political Groups in Chile
    Before the Pinochet coup in 1973, Chile had a lengthy history of constitutionalism. Early in the republican era the aristocracy established order in the political system; a century later the emergent middle sectors infused politics... Learn More
    Published: 23rd January 2015
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  5. Kinship, Business, and Politics
    The Martínez del Río family was a vigorous contestant in the highly politicized economy of early national Mexico. David Walker’s case study of its successes and failures provides a unique insider’s view of the trials and... Learn More
    Published: 23rd January 2015
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  6. The Political Economy of the Brazilian State, 1889–1930
    In this first overview of the Brazilian republican state based on extensive primary source material, Steven Topik demonstrates that well before the disruption of the export economy in 1929, the Brazilian state was one of the most... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2015
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  7. Judicial Review in Mexico
    The amparo suit is a Mexican legal institution similar in its effects to such Anglo-American procedures as habeas corpus, error, and the various forms of injunctive relief. It has undergone a long evolution since it was incorporated... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2015
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  8. Judge and Jury in Imperial Brazil, 1808–1871
    In nineteenth-century Brazil the power of the courts rivaled that of the central government, bringing to it during its first half century of independence a stability unique in Latin America. Thomas Flory analyzes the Brazilian... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2015
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  9. Workers from the North
    International migration between countries in Latin America became increasingly important during the twentieth century, but for a long time it was the subject of only limited research. Whiteford sets the Argentina-Bolivia experience... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2014
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  10. Reflections on Latin American Development
    Economic development has been an challenge facing the countries of Latin America. Because the United States, from the very nature of its geographic and economic relationship with its southern neighbors, must inevitably exercise... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2014
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  11. Revolution on the Pampas
    On the Argentine pampas, between the years 1860 and 1910, a dramatic social and agricultural revolution took place. The haunts of wild cattle, native peoples, and gauchos were transformed into cultivated fields and rich pastures.... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2014
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  12. Civil Service Reform in Brazil
    In the 1930s, during the authoritarian government of Getúlio Vargas, the Brazilian civil service reform movement began. Thirty-five years later, the actual administrative practices of the country did not adequately reflect the... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2014
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  13. Poverty and Problem-Solving under Military Rule
    Many countries in Latin America have experienced both rapid urbanization and military involvement in politics. Yet few studies examine how military regimes react to the political pressures that wide-spread urban poverty creates... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2014
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  14. The Ideal of the Practical
    The Ideal of the Practical is a study of efforts by a segment of the upper class in an aristocratic Latin American society to alter cultural values in the society, creating stronger orientations toward the technical and the practical.... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2014
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  15. Tax Reform and the Alliance for Progress
    The Alliance for Progress was a program intended to stimulate and aid the economic development of the peoples of Latin America. It proposed that the United States and nineteen Latin American republics pool financial and technical... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2014
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  16. Plantation Agriculture and Social Control in Northern Peru, 1875–1933
    During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the social, economic, and political landscape of Peru was transformed profoundly. Within a decade of the country’s disastrous defeat by Chile during the War of the Pacific,... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2014
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