Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire tells the remarkable story of a group of nuns who traveled halfway around the globe in the seventeenth century to establish the first female Franciscan convent in the Far East.
Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico
The Pursuit of Ruins argues that the government effort to take control of the ancient remains in Mexico took off in the late nineteenth century during the dictatorship of Porfirio DÃaz.
Miguel Alemán and His Generation
Using a wide array of new archival sources, Alexander demonstrates that the transformative political decisions made by civilian government officials, after the 1946 election, represented both their collective values as a generation and their effort to adapt those values to the realities of the Cold War.
Letters to Juan and Eva Perón
Focusing on the first era of Peronism, from 1946 to 1955, this work shows how President PerÃ³n and the First Lady created charismatic ways to link themselves to Argentine supporters through letter writing.
Women and Migration in the Spanish Empire
Gendered Crossings brings to life the diverse settings of the Iberian Atlantic and the transformations in the peasants' gendered experiences as they moved around the Spanish Empire.
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