Diálogos Series

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From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going

A Social History of the Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

University of New Mexico Press

In From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going B. J. Barickman explores how a narrow ocean beachfront neighborhood and the distinctive practice of beach-going invented by its residents in the early twentieth century came to symbolize a city and a nation.

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Gamboa's World

Justice, Silver Mining, and Imperial Reform in New Spain

University of New Mexico Press

Gamboa's World examines the changing legal landscape of eighteenth-century Mexico through the lens of the jurist Francisco Xavier de Gamboa (1717-1794).

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The Conquest of the Desert

Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History

University of New Mexico Press

This collection explores issues of settler colonialism, Indigenous-state relations, genocide, borderlands, and Indigenous cultures and land rights through essays that reexamine one of Argentina's most important historical periods.

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From the Galleons to the Highlands

Slave Trade Routes in the Spanish Americas

University of New Mexico Press

Students and scholars will find the comprehensive study and analysis in From the Galleons to the Highlands invaluable in examining the study of the slave trade to colonial Spanish America.

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A Troubled Marriage

Indigenous Elites of the Colonial Americas

University of New Mexico Press

A Troubled Marriage describes the lives of native leaders whose resilience and creativity allowed them to survive and prosper in the traumatic era of European conquest and colonial rule.

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Staging Frontiers

The Making of Modern Popular Culture in Argentina and Uruguay

University of New Mexico Press

In this expansive and engaging narrative William Acree guides readers through the deep history of popular entertainment before turning to circus culture and rural dramas that celebrated the countryside on stage.

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