Diálogos Series

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Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire

University of New Mexico Press

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.

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Murder in Mérida, 1792

Violence, Factions, and the Law

University of New Mexico Press

This book recounts the mystery of the Gálvez murder and its resolution, an event that captured contemporaries' imaginations throughout the Hispanic world and caused consternation on the part of authorities in both Mexico and Madrid.

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Mexico City, 1808

Power, Sovereignty, and Silver in an Age of War and Revolution

University of New Mexico Press

Tutino offers a new vision of the political violence and social conflicts that led to the fall of silver capitalism and Mexican independence in 1821.

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Tides of Revolution

Information, Insurgencies, and the Crisis of Colonial Rule in Venezuela

University of New Mexico Press

This is a book about the links between politics and literacy, and about how radical ideas spread in a world without printing presses.

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Mexico in the Time of Cholera

University of New Mexico Press

The book takes the devastating 1833 cholera epidemic as its dramatic center and expands beyond this episode to explore love, lust, lies, and midwives.

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The Origins of Macho

Men and Masculinity in Colonial Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

Lipsett-Rivera traces the genesis of the Mexican macho by looking at daily interactions between Mexican men in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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