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The Transition from Plantation Slave Labour to Free Labour in the Americas

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The author would like to thank Laird Bergad and Stanley Engerman for their helpful comments. One of the most fundamental changes in the world economy in the nineteenth century was the transition from slave...

History without a Cause?

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Among the many historical conventions that went out of fashion in the wake of the linguistic and/or cultural turn was the grand explanatory narrative rooted in an interpretive tradition that typically traced an arc from causes...

‘Morals and Enlightenment’: Bolívar’s Virtuous Democracy in the Angostura Address

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Love of country, love of the law, love of leaders, are the noble passions that must exclusively occupy the soul of a republican. . . . If country, law, and the authorities are not held as sacred, society is a morass, an abyss, hand-to-hand...

Turmoil in the Cocoa Groves: Slave Revolts in Ocumare de la Costa, Venezuela, 1837 and 1845

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...A slave revolt and its aftermath usually entail a logical process of disobedience, uprising and subsequent repression where, almost inevitably, the path that leads to a status quo ante is strewn with a display of violence, together...

Conclusion

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...By 1952, indigenous neighborhood residents had transformed La Paz as a physical, social, and political space. The city’s indigenous neighborhoods became rich social spaces where residents joined lay brotherhoods and made urban festivals...

Urban Revolution

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Around midnight on April 8, 1952, MNR militants arrived at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés and linked up with student leaders of the youth wing. Armed MNR militants took their stations at predetermined locations in La Paz. In La Paz...

“Social Worries, Not Legal Theory”

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction In 1937, Pastor Loza, a milliner who lived on Buenos Aires Street in the Gran Poder indigenous neighborhood, had a disagreement with Felipe Endara, who lived on Tumusla Street...

The Extramuro, History, Memory, and Urbanization in La Paz, Bolivia, 1900–52

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1918, an editorial in the El Figaro newspaper of La Paz argued that the city council and municipal government needed to outlaw prostitution within the city’s walls. Some of the material in this chapter is based on L. M. Sierra...

Local and global

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Women’s religious institutes operating as religio-cultural networks were important contributors to the Catholic International. Individual religious congregations of sisters, often centralized with a female General Council directing its...

Alternative Identities

Luis M. Sierra

Luis M. Sierra is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Initiatives Office at Thomas More College, USA, where he teaches World Civilizations and US History as well as graduate classes in Environmental History, US and Latin American Relations, The History of Modern Sports and Piracy and Black Markets. His research focuses on urbanization and indigenous politics in La Paz, Bolivia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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La Paz’s Colonial Specters : Urbanization, Migration, and Indigenous Political Participation, 1900–52

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction Bolivia’s working-class and ethnic-based activism is often examined in the context of land dispossession and the oppression of rural indigenous people or as part of the history of activism in the mines. Some...