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Etnia y nación en América Latina
Héctor Díaz-Polanco, compilador
México, D.F. : Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1995, ©1991
Baker Berry F1419.A1 E86 1995

Diálogo de mestizos : antiensayo sobre lo mexicano
Castro, Juventino V
México : Porrúa, 1992
Baker Berry F1210 .C4 1992

Cultura e identidad popular en el Biobio Maulino
Díaz, Alejandro (Author of Los campesinos del Biobío Maulino), author
[Concepción, Chile?] : Ediciones Escaparate, 2016
Baker Berry F3136 .D543 2016

Sangre de baguales : epopeyas mapuches y obreras en tiempos del Complejo Maderero Panguipulli : un efecto mariposa inconcluso
Cardyn Degen, Pedro, author
Santiago de Chile : LOM Ediciones, 2017
Baker Berry F3246 .C37 2017

Una memoria sin testamento : dilemas de la sociedad latinoamericana posdictadura
Fedra Cuestas, Patrice Vermeren (coordinadores) ; Javier Agüero...and 18 others
Santiago : LOM Ediciones, 2016
El imposible relato de la violencia -- Filosofías de la memoria -- El trabajo del duelo y la cuestión del olvido -- ¿Perdonar lo imperdonable?
Baker Berry F1414.3 .M45 2016

Crónicas de un bionauta
Montoya Gómez, Álvaro, author
[Medellín] : Esquina Tomada Ediciones, ©2016
Baker Berry F2260 .M668 2016

América Latina y Chile en el mundo global : algunas tendencias en el siglo XXI
Raúl Allard Neumann, Manfred Wilhelmy von Wolff, editores
Valparaíso : Ediciones Universitarias de Valparaíso, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 2017
Baker Berry F1415 .A443 2017

Chile contra la confederación : la guerra en provincias : 1836-1839
Serrano del Pozo, Gonzalo, author
Santiago de Chile : UAI, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, 2017
Introducción -- Chile antes de la guerra -- 1836: Los albores de la guerra -- 1837: El inicio del conflicto, el motín de Quilota y el tratado de Paucarpata -- 1838: La expedición del ejército restaurador -- 1839: La Victoria en Yungay y las celebraciones en provincia -- Conclusiones.

"A diferencia de lo ocurrido con la Guerra de Pacífico, la bibliografía sobre la Guerra contra la Confederación Perd-Boliviana no ha sido tan generosa. Además, como es natural, se ha concentrado en los aspectos propiamente bélicos del conflicto. Ante esta situación, diversos historiadores han buscado dar un giro historiográfico, que permita ir más allá de los relatos decimonónicos al respecto. Una de las nuevas aristas de investigación es analizar este conflicto desde una perspectiva regional. En este contexto, Gonzalo Serrano del Pozo busca en esta obra estudiar la situación interna del Gobierno en la capital y su relación con el resto de las provincias antes de la guerra; reconocer los circuitos económicos entre Santiago y las provincias; determinar las implicancias positivas y negativas que podia tener el proyecto Confederado para el resto del pais, además de Santiago; comprender la situación al sur del Bio-Bio, la importancia que tenia para el Gobierno y la similitud con la situación de Buenos Aires; estudiarhas manifestaciones ante las acciones del Gobierno contra la Confederación Perü-Boiiviana antes de la declaración de guerra en las diferentes zonas; indagar el origen geográfico, social y económico de la tropa que fue reclutada por el gobierno para ambas expediciones; investigar el impacto que tuvo en las principales ciudades del pais la expedición de Manuel Blanco Encalada y Manuel Bulnes en términos de preparación, planificación y apoyo; y, por filtimo, examinar las distintas expresiones luego de conocerse la victoria del Ejército Expedicionario en las provincias."--Page 4 of cover.
Baker Berry F3095 .S477 2017

Pewmas/Sueños de justicia : Lonkos y dirigentes mapuche versus Chile en la Corte Interamericana : testimonios y evidencia psicoforense de los efectos de la Ley Antiterrorista
Vargas, Ruth, author
Santiago : LOM Ediciones, 2017
Baker Berry F3126 .V373 2017

The road to Armageddon : Paraguay versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70
Whigham, Thomas, 1955- author
Calgary, Alberta, Canada : University of Calgary Press, [2017]
Baker Berry F2687 .W543 2017

La guerra con España y el bombardeo a Valparaíso 1865-1866
Purcell, Cedric, author
Santiago de Chile : Ril Editores, mayo de 2017
Baker Berry F3095 .P987 2017

Securitized citizens : Canadian Muslims' experiences of race relations and identity formation post-9/11
Nagra, Baljit, 1980- author
Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, [2017]
Baker Berry F1035.M87 N34 2017

Comunidad y cultura en la Cuba postsoviética
De Ferrari, Guillermina, 1966- author
Madrid : Editorial Verbum, [2017]
Baker Berry F1760 .D413 2017

Rivière-Salée, 1943-1974 : monographie
Louri, Ludovic, 1946- author
Fort-de-France, Martinique : K. Editions, 2016
History of the rural community of Rivière-Salée in southern Martinique. Rivière-Salée was an agricultural area and important producer of sugar cane and sugar refineries as well as coffee. This work details the agricultural success as well as its decline, subsequent poverty and migration to the city.
Baker Berry F2081.5 .L68 2016

The Caribbean policy of the Ulysses S. Grant administration : foreshadowing an informal empire
McCullough, Stephen, author
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
Baker Berry F1418 .M3727 2018

Constellations of inequality : space, race, and utopia in Brazil
Mitchell, Sean T., author
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
Introduction: relaunching Alcântara -- Mimetic convergence and complementary hierarchy -- Alcântara in space and time -- Interpreting an explosion -- Expertise and inequality -- Racialization and race-based law -- The making of race and class -- Space at the edge of the Amazon -- Conclusion: space and utopia.
Baker Berry F2651.A34 M583 2017

Far western Basque country
Garikano, Asun, author
Reno, Nev. : Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, [2017]
Baker Berry F596.3.B15 G37513 2017

¡Adiós, América, adiós! : antecedentes hispánicos de un mundo poscolonial (1687-1897)
Herrera Guillén, Rafael, author
Madrid : Tecnos, [2017]
El Nomos de la tierra Hispánico e Ib-Euro-América -- La pre-postcolonialidad hispánica -- Floridablanca : el despotismo ilustrado colonial -- Jovellanos : el iberocentrismo liberal colonial -- Blanco white : la servil independencia postcolonial -- Álvaro Flórez Estrada : hacia un nuevo pacto económico postcolonial -- José Manuel de Vadillo : el resentimiento liberal post-colonial -- Juan Valera : el ángel de la historia Hispánica -- Ángel Ganivet : la postcolonialidad Hispánica frente al colonialismo Europeo.
Baker Berry F1410 .H47 2017

La gran máquina de publicidad : redes transnacionales e intercambios periodísticos durante la guerra de la Triple Alianza (1864-1870)
Johansson, María Lucrecia, author
Sevilla : Universidad Internacional de Andalucía, 2017
La guerra y sus lecturas -- Prensa, política y guerra en la Cuenca del Plata -- Agentes diplomáticos, redes y propaganda entre ambos lados del Atlántico -- Agentes, redes y propaganda en la Cuenca del Plata -- Civilización y barbarie : de lo nacional a lo transnacional en la propaganda de Guerra.
Baker Berry F2687 .J63 2017

The politics of postmemory : violence and victimhood in contemporary Argentine culture
Maguire, Geoffrey, author
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
The second generation in contemporary Argentina -- The copyright generation : historical memory and the children of the disappeared -- 'HIJOS de una misma historia' : identity politics and parody in the Kirchner era -- Hijos guerrilleros : childhood militancy and cinematic memory -- Performing loss : materiality and the repertoire of absence -- The politics of postmemory.

This volume examines recent examples of Argentine literature, film, theatre and visual art from the children of the disappeared. By exploring their creative narration of childhood memories and the controversial use of parody, humour and fantasy, Maguire considers how this post-dictatorship generation are increasingly looking towards the past in order to disrupt the politics of the present. More broadly, this interdisciplinary study also scrutinizes the relevance of postmemory in a Latin American context, arguing that the politics of local Argentine memory practices must be taken actively into account if such a theoretical framework is to remain a productive and appropriate analytical lens. The Politics of Postmemory thus engages critically with theories of cultural memory in the Argentine, Latin American and global contexts, resulting in a timely and innovative text that will be of significant interest to students and scholars in the fields of, among others, cultural studies, film studies, critical theory and trauma studies.--
Baker Berry F2849.2 .M326 2017

Afrodescendant resistance to deracination in Columbia : massacre at Bellavista-Bojayá-Chocó
Vergara Figueroa, Aurora, 1987- author
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
Baker Berry F2291.B46 V47 2017

The year Canadians lost their minds and found their country : the Centennial of 1967
Hawthorn, Tom, author
Madeira Park, BC : Douglas & McIntyre, [2017]
"Richly illustrated with period photographs and ephemera, here is the story of that fun, exciting year, told in the same giddy spirit with which Canadians celebrated. Uncover the strange and unique ways that individual Canadians marked the occasion, the birth of traditions, and the moment when Canadians discovered who they were and got a hint about who they were to become in this modern age. Once hewers of wood and pliers of water, they discovered a talent for literature, for design, for athletics, for innovation. And above all, it was a party never to be forgotten. Fifty years later, Canadians are once again celebrating a major milestone in their history, and once again, things are starting off with a collective yawn. Will the national spirit once again burst into flame? It could--if Canadians take a cue from the unlikely, inspiring story of The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country."--
Baker Berry F1021.2 .H39 2017

Victor and Evie : British aristocrats in wartime Rideau Hall
Phillips, Dorothy Anne, 1938- author
Montreal ; McGill-Queen's University Press, [2017]
Canada beckons -- Getting settled in the colony -- Maintaining imperial standards -- Honours : the first conflict -- The blossoming of Lady Maud -- Summer adventures, 1917 -- Crises of state -- A most notable wedding -- Travels from coast to coast -- A troubled winter, 1918 -- Honours : the "unmitigated nuisance" returns -- Blue sea lake and other summer pleasures, 1918 -- Influenza, armistice, and aftermath -- Parliament rejects British hereditary honours... Again -- Evie in England, 1919 -- The Winnipeg General Strike -- The duty and pleasure of summer 1919 -- The Prince of Wales, and other peacetime pleasures -- Dorothy and Harold -- The end of an era.

"In the middle of the Great War, Victor Cavendish, the ninth Duke of Devonshire, and his wife Lady Evelyn landed in Halifax in November 1916 so he could serve as the governor general of Canada. Throughout the difficult years of the First World War and its aftermath, the new governor general travelled extensively, oversaw policy, presided over Canada's rejection of the British honours system, and walked a fine line between the colonial authorities and Canada's desire for greater independence. Meanwhile, the duchess managed their home at Rideau Hall and fretted over propriety between her daughters and the young male staff who lived with them. In Victor and Evie, Dorothy Anne Phillips provides an intimate portrait of a family at the centre of Canadian social and political life. Based on personal letters released in 2005, the correspondence of an aide-de-camp, the duke's diary, and other primary documents, Phillips constructs a detailed inquiry into the family's relationships with each other and with the prominent people they met. This volume details their reactions to a number of dramatic events, including the conscription crisis, the Halifax Explosion, the influenza epidemic, the Winnipeg General Strike, the Prince of Wales's tour across Canada, and the courtship of their daughter Dorothy by the young Harold Macmillan, the future British prime minister. An engaging account of politics, travel, love, and tragedy, Victor and Evie presents the life of a governor general and his family during a pivotal moment in early twentieth century Canada."--
Baker Berry F1034.D48 P55 2017

The Kelloggs : the battling brothers of Battle Creek
Markel, Howard, author
New York : Pantheon Books, [2017]
Introduction : The Cain and Abel of America's heartland -- Part I. "Michigan fever". "Go west, young man" -- The chosen one -- New brooms sweep clean -- Long-distance learning -- Part II. An empire of wellness. Building the San -- "What's more American than corn flakes?" -- "Fire!" ... and cease-fire -- The new San -- Part III. Manufacturing health. The San's operations -- A "university of health" -- Will's place -- Part IV. Battles of old age. The prison of resentment -- The doctor's crusade against race degeneracy -- A full plate -- "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown" -- The final score.

"John Harvey Kellogg was one of America's most beloved physicians; a best-selling author, lecturer, and health-magazine publisher; founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium; and patron saint of the pursuit of wellness. His youngest brother, Will, was the founder of the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company, which revolutionized the mass production of food and what we eat for breakfast. In The Kelloggs, Howard Markel tells the sweeping saga of these two extraordinary men, whose lifelong competition and enmity toward one another changed America's notion of health and wellness from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries, and who helped change the course of American medicine, nutrition, wellness, and diet. The Kelloggs were of Puritan stock, a family that came to the shores of New England in the mid-seventeenth century, went west to the wooded Michigan frontier to start a farm that became one of the biggest in the county, and then renounced it all for the religious calling of Ellen Harmon White, a self-proclaimed prophetess, and James White, whose new Seventh-day Adventist theology was based on Christian principles and sound body, mind, and hygiene rules--Ellen called it "health reform." The Whites groomed the young John Kellogg for a central role in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and sent him to America's finest medical school, Bellevue Hospital Medical College. Kellogg's main medical focus--and America's number one malady: indigestion. Markel gives us the life and times of the Kellogg brothers of Battle Creek: Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and his world-famous Battle Creek Sanitarium medical center, spa, and grand hotel attracted thousands actively pursuing health and well-being. Among the guests: Mary Todd Lincoln, Amelia Earhart, Booker T. Washington, Johnny Weissmuller, Dale Carnegie, Sojourner Truth, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and George Bernard Shaw. And the presidents he advised: Taft, Harding, Hoover, and Roosevelt, with first lady Eleanor. The brothers Kellogg experimented on malt, wheat, and corn meal, and, tinkering with special ovens and toasting devices, came up with a ready-to-eat, easily digested cereal they called Corn Flakes. As Markel chronicles the Kelloggs' fascinating, Magnificent Ambersons-like ascent into the pantheon of American industrialists, we see the vast changes in American social mores that took shape in diet, health, medicine, philanthropy, and food manufacturing during seven decades--changing the lives of millions and helping to shape our industrial age."--Jacket.
Baker Berry F574.B2 M36 2017

Cuba en vallas : el imaginario de la Revolución Cubana a través de sus vallas políticas
González Quesada, Alfons, author
Barcelona : Poŀlen Edicions, diciembre 2016
Baker Berry F1788 .G645 2016

Baltimore : a political history
Crenson, Matthew A., 1943- author
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
Official town, improvised authority -- Settling -- Government in the streets -- Revolution -- Chartered city, nest of pirates -- Baltimore at war -- From town to city -- "Calamities peculiarly incident to large cities" -- Trial by combat -- Baltimore triumphant -- Public debt and internal improvements -- Working on the railroad -- Road hogs -- Creating order -- Racial borders -- Between mobs and corporations -- Pigs and politicians -- Know nothings -- American reckoning -- Baltimore in the divided nation -- City at war -- Democratic resurrection -- Ex-slaves, ex-Confederates, and the new regime -- The ring -- Fin de siecle -- Political economy -- Fire, smoke, and segregation -- Metropolitan morality -- World war and municipal conquest -- Civil service and Prohibition -- Boom to bust -- Relief, repeal, new deal -- Democratic harmony, Republican victory -- D'Alesandro and his Democrats -- I'm alright jack -- Slow motion race riot -- Racial breakdown -- Baltimore's best -- Driving the city -- Turning point -- Afterword: Not yet history.

"People from Baltimore glory in its quirky charm, small-town character, and history of North-cum-South culture. Not every native, however, realizes that for much of the nineteenth century, as "mobtown," the city often made its case for being one of the most violent places in the country. Since the death of Freddie Gray in police custody last year, Baltimoreans and the entire nation again focus on the rich and tangled narrative of black-white relations in the city, which once offered an example of slavery existing side by side with the largest community of free blacks in the United States. A distinguished political scientist who spent much of his youth and the large part of his professional career in Baltimore here examines the politics, structure of governance, and role of racial difference in the history of Baltimore, from its founding in the mid-eighteenth century to the recent past. How do we explain its distinctive character? Matt Crenson argues that the city's longtime dependency on the general assembly for a wide variety of urban necessities--the by-charter weakness of its municipal authority--forced residents to adopt the private and extra-governmental institutions that shaped early Baltimore--leading to curious political quarrels over loose pigs, for example, but also to Baltimore's comparative radicalism during the Revolution. Meantime, whites competed with blacks, slave and free, for menial and low-skill work, and an urban elite found a way to thrive by avoiding, wherever possible, questions of slavery vs. freedom, just as, long after Civil War and emancipation, it preferred to sidestep racial controversy. Crenson thus holds up a mirror to Baltimore, asking whites in particular to re-examine the past and accept due responsibility for future racial progress."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F189.B14 C74 2017

Asian Canadian Studies reader
edited by Roland Sintos Coloma and Gordon Pon
Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, [2017]
Encountering Asian Canada -- Ethnic Encounters -- Intersectional encounters -- Comparative encounters -- Transnational encounters -- After encounters.

"Roland Sintos Coloma and Gordon Pon's Asian Canadian Studies Reader brings together essential writings by leading and emerging scholars in the field to explore the vibrancy of the diverse Asian diaspora in Canada. The Reader is the perfect textbook for undergraduate courses in Race and Ethnic Studies and the Sociology of Migration. The volume is organized into four main themes: ethnic, intersectional, comparative, and transnational encounters. It critically engages topics regarding orientalism, settler colonialism, globalization, and nationalism. Each groundbreaking essay challenges our conventional understandings of diversity and multiculturalism by tackling the intricacies of racism and racialization. By capturing the rich diversity within Asian Canadian communities, Coloma and Pon dispel the perceptions of Asians as always immigrants, newcomers, or model minorities. The Asian Canadian Studies Reader is the first interdisciplinary collection of essays intended for undergraduate use about Canada's largest racialized minority group."--
Baker Berry F1035.A75 A85 2017

El caso Villavicencio : violencia y poder en el Porfiriato
Barrera Bassols, Jacinto, author
México, D.F. : Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 2016
Baker Berry F1233.5.V55 B37 2016

Nueva España en la monarquía hispanica : siglos XVI-XIX, miradas varias
María Cristina Torales Pacheco (editora)
San Luis Potoí, S.L.P. : El Colegio de San Luis ; 2016
El paseo del pendón de la ciudad de México en el siglo XVI / Francisco Baca Plasencia -- Las españolas en el México del siglo XVI : conquistadoras por sangre / María José E. Encontra y Vilalta -- México y Filipinas en el mundo hispánico / María Cristina Barrón Soto -- La importancia de contar con su santo propio : la construcción de la imagen y el culto a San Felipe de Jesús como un símbolo criollo de la patria novohispana / Marcela Becerril Lizana -- Un método para enseñar la doctrina en lengua otomí : el trabajo del P. Antonio de Agreda en el Colegio de San Luis de la Paz / Adriana Ortega Zenteno -- La religiosidad de los coras en los siglos XVII y XVIII / Laura Magriñà Ocampo -- Los gestores de la Real Justicia : recursos del arte de litigar a distancia en el siglo XVII / Oscar Mazín Gómez -- Una familia de poca capacidad y corto saber : las representaciones sobre las plantas embriagantes en el Altiplano Central y el Bajío en la Nueva España, siglos XVI y XVII / Angélica Morales Sarabia -- Apuntes para una historia del cuerpo femenino en el ámbito conventual de la ciudad de México, siglos XVI y XVII / Genevieve Galán Tamés -- Enfermedades y remedios en conventos de monjas en México, Puebla y Querétaro / Nuria Salazar Simarro -- Dos conventos femeninos dominicos : Santa Catalina de Siena de México y Santa Catalina de Arequipa : un intento de comparación / Manuel Ramos Medina -- Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora, cosmógrafo real / Miguel Kasovich Frumin -- La evolución del espacio : el hospital del Divino Salvador, siglo XVIII / Lenin Rodrigo Landero Escamilla -- Procesos de expansión urbana de la ciudad de México en el siglo XVIII : la ciudad ilustrada / Alan Rojas Orzechowski -- Alquileres, salarios y consumos : una reevaluación de los ingresos y niveles de vida de los habitantes de la capital y del reino de la Nueva España / Andrés Calderón Fernández -- Importancia y aspectos técnicos de la crianza del ganado mular en los distritos mineros de Zacatecas durante el siglo XVIII / Ana Guillermina Gómez Murillo -- Un empresario moderno en Cuba (1763-1804) / María de Jesús Díaz Nava -- Redes transoceánicas de jesuitas y empresarios en el tránsito mercantil y cultural Nueva España-Filipinas / María Cristina Torales Pacheco -- La artillería en la Nueva España durante la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII / María Guadalupe Louredes de la fuente Salido -- 1808 : la autoridad vacilante en la Nueva España / Isabel Tovar y de Teresa -- Las Logias Lautaro y la independencia hispanoamericana / Guadalupe Jiménez Codinach -- El cacicazgo en la Mixteca Baja : ocaso y fin de un sistema agrario, siglos XVIII y XIX / Margarita Menegus Bornemann.
Baker Berry F1231 .M65 2016

Willoughbyland : England's Lost Colony
Parker, Matthew, author
New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2017
Foreword: Suriname River, 2014 -- Every Man's Longing -- El Dorado -- Ralegh and the Beautiful Empire of Guiana -- The Heirs of Ralegh -- Ralegh's Last Voyage -- Francis Lord Willoughby -- A Brave Land -- A Peculiar Form of Government -- The Restoration : A Tumbling and Rolling World -- Repression and Revolt -- Aphra Behn, Agent 160 -- Sugar, Slavery and Oroonoko -- The Return of Willoughby -- War and Ruin -- Astrea and Celadon -- The Fall of Fort Willoughby -- Victory and Anguish -- Postscript.

"At the beginning of the 1650s, wrecked by plague and civil war, England was in ruins. Yet shimmering on the horizon was a vision of paradise called Willoughbyland. When Sir Walter Raleigh set out to South America to find the legendary city of El Dorado, he paved the way for an endless series of adventurers who would struggle against the harsh reality of South America's wild jungles. Six decades later, when a group of English gentlemen expelled from England chose to establish a new colony there, they named the settlement in honor of its founder--Sir Francis Willoughby. Located in the lush landscape between the Amazon and Orinoco rivers, in what is now Suriname, Willougbyland experienced one of colonialism's most spectacular rises. But as planters and traders followed explorers, and mercenaries and soldiers followed political dissidents, the one-time paradise became a place of terror and cruelty, of sugar and slavery. A microcosm of the history of empire, this is the hitherto untold story of that fateful colony"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F2423 .P37 2017

Inka history in knots : reading khipus as primary sources
Urton, Gary, 1946- author
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2017
Part I. Background. What can we learn about the Inkas from study of the khipus? -- A brief introduction to Tawantinsuyu : the Inka empire -- Part II. Reading khipus in social, political, and religious registers. Cord notes for describing an Inka-era village on the southern coast of Peru -- The ancestors' calendar : Laguna de los Cóndores, Chachapoyas, northern Peru -- Constructing the records of the Palace of Puruchuco, Lima Valley -- Accounting for the Oracle : record keeping at Pachacamac, Lurín Valley -- The iconography of inebriation : engraved and sculpted khipu bars -- Part III. Imperial accounting. What did the ceque khipus look like? -- Accounting in the king's storehouse : Inkawasi, southern coast of Peru -- Counting heads in Tawantinsuyu -- Part IV. Colonial khipus. Accounting for demographic collapse? -- Khipus from a colonial "revisit" to the Santa Valley : the "rosetta khipu"? -- Part V. Summary and conclusions. Structure and history in the khipus -- Appendix. A khipu inventory.

Inka khipus--spun and plied cords that record information through intricate patterns of knots and colors--constitute the only available primary sources on the Inka empire not mediated by the hands, minds, and motives of the conquering Europeans. As such, they offer direct insight into the worldview of the Inka--a view that differs from European thought as much as khipus differ from alphabetic writing, which the Inka did not possess. Scholars have spent decades attempting to decipher the Inka khipus, and Gary Urton has become the world's leading authority on these artifacts. In Inka History in Knots, Urton marshals a lifetime of study to offer a grand overview of the types of quantative information recorded in khipus and to show how these records can be used as primary sources for an Inka history of the empire that focuses on statistics, demography, and the "longue duree" social processes that characterize a civilization continuously adapting to and exploiting its environment. Whether the Inka khipu keepers were registering census data, recording tribute, or performing many other administrative tasks, Urton asserts that they were key players in the organization and control of subject populations throughout the empire and that khipu record-keeping vitally contributed to the emergence of political complexity in the Andes. This new view of the importance of khipus promises to fundamentally reorient our understanding of the development of the Inka state and the possibilities for writing its history.
Baker Berry F3429.3.Q6 U75 2017

Fiery Joe : the maverick who lit up the West
Carlisle, Kathleen, author
Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, [2017]
Baker Berry F1072.P48 C37 2017

Cuba : a cultural history
West, Alan, 1953- author
London : Reaktion Books, 2017
Cuba is a rare and fascinating place. In a world where revolutionary socialism seems an almost quaint reminder of the Cold War, the island remains one of the few nations on the planet guided by a Communist party, still committed to fighting imperialism, opposed to the injustices of globalization and wedded to the dream of one day building a classless society, albeit in a distant future. But Cuba is more than a struggling socialist country: it is a nation with a complex and turbulent history and a rich and varied culture. This book is neither simply a timeline narrative of Cuban history nor a traditional history of Cuban culture. Instead, it invites the reader to enter Cuban history from the perspective of the island's uniquely creative cultural forms. As it does so, it traces that restless island as it ebbs and flows with the power, beauty and longings of its culture and history. All those who have visited this captivating place, or been inspired by its history and culture, should read this fascinating account.
Baker Berry F1776 .W47 2017

The Lowells of Massachusetts : an American family
Sankovitch, Nina, author
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2017]
Prelude : Writing a family's history -- Migration -- Religion -- Revolution -- Acquisition -- War -- Reinvention.

"The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. For the first time, Nina Sankovitch tells the story of this fascinating and powerful dynasty in The Lowells of Massachusetts. Though not without scoundrels and certainly no strangers to controversy, the family boasted some of the most astonishing individuals in America's history: Percival Lowle, the patriarch who arrived in America in the seventeenth to plant the roots of the family tree; Reverend John Lowell, the preacher; Judge John Lowell, a member of the Continental Congress; Francis Cabot Lowell, manufacturer and, some say, founder of the Industrial Revolution in the US; James Russell Lowell, American Romantic poet; Lawrence Lowell, one of Harvard's longest-serving and most controversial presidents; and Amy Lowell, the twentieth century poet who lived openly in a Boston Marriage with the actress Ada Dwyer Russell. The Lowells realized the promise of America as the land of opportunity by uniting Puritan values of hard work, community service, and individual responsibility with a deep-seated optimism that became a well-known family trait. Long before the Kennedys put their stamp on Massachusetts, the Lowells claimed the bedrock."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F63 .S27 2017

La defensa de la República y la soberanía nacional : el Ejército de Oriente (1864-1867)
Zubirán Escoto, Norma, author
México, D.F. : Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, 2015
Baker Berry F1233 .Z83 2015

Repensar el siglo XIX : miradas historiográficas desde el siglo XX
coordinadoras, María Luna Argudín, María José Rhi Sausi
Ciudad de México : Secretaría de Cultura : 2015
Baker Berry F1224 .R47 2015

Crimenes de Francisco Villa : testimonios
Mendoza S., Reidezel 1981- author
Chihuahua, Chih. : [publisher not identified], 2017
Baker Berry F1234.V63 M46 2017

A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
Philp, Drew, author
New York ; Scribner, [2017]
Prologue: best bid -- Raw material -- Clapboard siding -- Someone else's trash -- Windows and doors and airplanes -- A fence between me and the world -- Load bearing walls -- The furnace -- A knock on the door -- A chimney to the sky -- Progress gallops -- The years roll by -- Someone else's home.

"A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F574.D453 P55 2017

Trudeaumania
Litt, Paul, author
Vancouver : UBC Press, [2016]
The Sixties, Modified -- Constucting the Peaceable Kingdom: Nationalism and Canadian Identity -- Celebrating the Simunation: The Centennial and Expo 67 -- "A Liberal to Watch": Pre-Mania Pierre -- Coy Wonder: How to Win a Leadership Race without Even Running -- Pop Goes the Image: A Mod Candidate for a Mad Canada -- Reel to Real I: The Liberal Leadership Campaign -- The Just Society, Participatory Democracy, and Other Platformities -- Reel to Real II: The federal election campaign -- Split Electorate: The Political Work of Mod.

"In 1968, Canadians took a chance on a new kind of politician. Pierre Trudeau became the leader of the Liberal Party and within two months was prime minister of Canada. His meteoric rise to power was driven by Trudeaumania, a phenomenon that generated the same media hype, sexual sizzle, and adoring crowds as Beatlemania. This book examines the origins, dynamics, and enduring significance of Trudeaumania, attributing it to the rise 1960s radicalism, nationalist aspirations, and modern mass media. Far from being a sixties crazy moment, it was an exercise in national identity formation that would define the values of Canadians for decades to come."--
Baker Berry F1034.3.T7 L58 2016

La imagen cruenta : centenario de la Decena Trágica
Rebeca Monroy Nasr, Samuel L. Villela Flores, coordinadores
Ciudad de México : Secretaría de Cultura : 2017
Baker Berry F1234 .I43 2017

Forgotten continent : a history of the new Latin America
Reid, Michael, author
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
"Ten years after its first publication, Michael Reid's best-selling survey of the state of contemporary Latin America has been wholly updated to reflect the new realities of the "Forgotten Continent." The former Americas editor for the Economist, Reid suggests that much of Central and South America, though less poor, less unequal, and better educated than before, faces harder economic times now that the commodities boom of the 2000s is over. His revised, in-depth account of the region reveals dynamic societies more concerned about corruption and climate change, the uncertainties of a Donald Trump-led United States, and a political cycle that, in many cases, is turning from left-wing populism to center-right governments. This essential new edition provides important insights into the sweeping changes that have occurred in Latin America in recent years and indicates priorities for the future"--Amazon.com.
Baker Berry F1414.3 .R35 2017

Losing Eden : an environmental history of the American West
Dant, Sara, 1967- author
Chichester, UK ; Wiley Blackwell, 2017
Introduction: The nature of the West -- Losing "Eden" -- The West transformed -- Claiming and taming the land -- The great barbecue -- The pivotal decade -- Conservation and preservation -- Roll on -- Booming the West -- Building consensus -- Environmental backlash and the new West -- Epilogue: Sustainability and the "triumph of the commons."

Losing Eden traces the environmental history and development of the American West and explains how the land has shaped and been shaped by the people who live there. It discusses key events and topics from the Beringia migration, Columbian Exchange, and federal territorial acquisition to post-war expansion, resource exploitation, and climate change and structures the coverage around three important themes: balancing economic success and ecological protection; avoiding "the tragedy of the commons"; and achieving sustainability. It contains an accessible, up-to-date narrative written by an expert scholar and professor that supplements a variety of college-level survey or seminar courses on US, American West, or environmental history and incorporates student-friendly features, including definitions of key terms, suggested reading sections, and over 30 illustrations--Publisher's website.
Baker Berry F591 .D258 2017

Flight path : a search for roots beneath the world's busiest airport
Palmer, Hannah, 1978- author
Spartanburg, SC : Hub City Press, 2017
In the months leading up to the birth of her first child, Hannah Palmer discovers that all three of her childhood houses have been wiped out by the expansion of Atlantas Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Having uprooted herself from a promising career in publishing in her adopted Brooklyn), Palmer embarks on a quest to determine the fate of her lost homesand of a community that has been erased by unchecked Southern progress.
Baker Berry F294.A853 P35 2017

I hear my people singing : voices of African American Princeton
Watterson, Kathryn, 1942- author
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
"I Hear My People Singing shines a light on a small but historic black neighborhood at the heart of one of the most elite and world-renowned Ivy-League towns--Princeton, New Jersey. The vivid first-person accounts of more than fifty black residents detail aspects of their lives throughout the twentieth century. Their stories show that the roots of Princeton's African American community are as deeply intertwined with the town and university as they are with the history of the United States, the legacies of slavery, and the nation's current conversations on race. Drawn from an oral history collaboration with residents of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, Princeton undergraduates, and their professor, Kathryn Watterson, neighbors speak candidly about Jim Crow segregation, the consequences of school integration, World Wars I and II, and the struggles for equal opportunities and civil rights. Despite three centuries of legal and economic obstacles, African American residents have created a flourishing, ethical, and humane neighborhood in which to raise their children, care for the sick and elderly, worship, stand their ground, and celebrate life. Abundantly filled with photographs, I Hear My People Singing personalizes the injustices faced by generations of black Princetonians--including the famed Paul Robeson--and highlights the community's remarkable achievements. The introductions to each chapter provide historical context, as does the book's foreword by noted scholar, theologian, and activist Cornel West. An intimate testament of the black community's resilience and ingenuity, I Hear My People Singing adds a never-before-compiled account of poignant black experience to an American narrative that needs to be heard now more than ever."--
Baker Berry F144.P9 W38 2017

Historia mínima de las Antillas
Naranjo Orovio, Consuelo, author
Madrid : Turner : mayo de 2017
Baker Berry F1608 .N37 2017

The Mexican heartland : how communities shaped capitalism, a nation, and world history, 1500-2000
Tutino, John, 1947- author
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
Baker Berry F1226 .T88 2018

San Francisco noir
Lyon, Fred, photographer,
New York, New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2018]
"In this beautiful homage to San Francisco, dim headlights, blinking neon signs, and pale moonbeams illuminate foggy streets; dark shadows obscure the faces of lurking figures; and flickering candles and bright camera flashes lure us into crowded, intimate nightclubs. Legendary photographer Fred Lyon invites readers to revel in the rich character of the city he has documented for over seventy-five years.The cinematic glamour of a mysterious bygone era mingles with gritty, poignant daily moments, revealing a view of San Francisco as only Lyon could capture."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F869.S343 L95 2018

Wonderlandscape : Yellowstone National Park and the evolution of an American cultural icon
Clayton, John, 1964- author
New York : Pegasus Books, 2017
Special -- Half tame -- Informal -- Rugged -- Patriotic -- Teachable -- Spiritual -- Political -- Popular -- Threatened -- Triumphant.

Blends together history and nature writing to provide a new perspective on Yellowstone and what it has come to represent, explaining the park's relationship to America throughout history.
Baker Berry F722 .C574 2017

Los inicios del gobierno representativo en la República de Colombia, 1818-1821
Almarza Villalobos, Ángel Rafael, author
Baker Berry F2274 .A46 2017

A hero's curse : the perpetual liberation of Venezuela
Norman, Kajsa, author
London : C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 2017
Baker Berry F2329 .N6713 2017

The Bisbee massacre : robbery, murder and retribution in the Arizona Territory, 1883-1884
Grassé, David, author
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Prologue -- The town -- The robbery -- The manhunt -- The trials (part one) -- The trials (part two) -- The lynching -- The hanging -- The aftermath.

"The Bisbee Massacre was as momentous as the infamous blood feud between the Earp brothers and the cowboys two years earlier, and led to the only recorded lynching in the town of Tombstone. This comprehensive history takes a fresh look at the event that marked the end of the Wild West period in the Arizona Territory"--
Baker Berry F819.B6 G73 2017

Complejos bioculturales de Sonora pueblos y territorios indígenas
Luque Agraz, Diana
Hermosillo, Sonora, México : CIAD, 2016
Baker Berry F1346 .L979 2016

Borderwall as architecture : a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary
Rael, Ronald, 1971- author
[Oakland, CA] : University of California Press, [2017]
"Borderwall as Architecture is an account of the barrier that divides the United States of America from the United States of Mexico. It is an historical account, a protest against the wall, and a projection about its future through a series of propositions that suggest that the wall in its conception is an opportunity for economic and social development along the border. The book makes this case by taking readers on a conceptual journey along a wall that cuts through a "third nation"--The Divided States of America. Along this journey the transformative effects of the wall on people, animals and the natural and built landscape are exposed and called into question through the story of people, who on both sides of the border, transform the wall--giving it new meaning by challenging its very existence in remarkably creative ways. Coupled with these real-life accounts are unsolicited counter proposals for the wall, that re-imagine, hyperbolize, or question the wall and its construction, cost, performance and its meaning. These proposals work from the proposition that despite the intended use of the wall to keep people out and away, the wall is instead an attractor, engaging both sides in a common dialogue."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F787 .R33 2017

The Lost Colony of Roanoke : new perspectives
Fullam, Brandon, 1944- author
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Introduction -- Part I. The Raleigh years. Setting the stage : 1496-1586 -- Planning the Cittie of Ralegh : July 27, 1586-July 22, 1587 -- Simon Fernandez and the aborted Chesapeake plan : July 22-August 27, 1587 -- Decisions at Roanoke : August 28-September 30, 1587 -- The colonists select a mainland settlement site : October-November 1587 -- Pivotal events in England and Virginia : January-June 1588 -- The legend of the CORA tree and the outpost at Croatoan : July-September 1588 -- A critical gamble at sea : September 1588-August 1589 -- The great hurricane and the final collapse of the colony : September 1589 -- The "legend of the coharie" and the hurricane's aftermath : October 1589-January 1590 -- John White's final voyage; Roanoke and Croatoan abandoned : February-October 1590 -- Raleigh and Guiana; rumors of survivors : 1594-1606 -- Part II. The Jamestown intelligence. John Smith's A true relation and the "Zúñiga Map" : 1607-1608 -- The "men cloathed" at Ocanahonan and Pakrakanick : 1607-1608 -- The "men apparalled" at Pananiock/Panawicke : 1607-1608 -- John Smith and the Powhatan-slaughter myth : 1608-1609 -- The Francisco Fernández de Écija reconnaissance : 1609 -- William Strachey and the "slaughter at Roanoke" : 1609-1611 -- The "slaughter at Roanoke" solved : 1610-1611 -- Lost Colony clues and Powhatan oral tradition : 1611-1612 -- Part III. Lost Colony survivors and descendants. Survival possibilities : 1612-1711 -- The search for descendants : 18th century and beyond -- Summation.

"For more than four centuries the fate of the Roanoke colony has remained a mystery. Through a close examination of the early accounts, previously unknown or unexamined documents and native Algonquian oral tradition, this book deconstructs the traditional theories. What emerges is a fresh narrative of the activities, challenges, disappointments and ultimate fate of the Lost Colony"--
Baker Berry F229 .F85 2017

Aventureros, utopistas, emigrantes : del Imperio Habsburgo a las Américas
Ursula Prutsch, João Fábio Bertonha, Mónika Szente-Varga (coords.)
Madrid : Iberoamericana ; 2017
Baker Berry F1419.E87 A94 2017

Sandinista Nicaragua's resistance to U.S. coercion : revolutionary deterrence in asymmetric conflict
Perla, Héctor, Jr., author
New York NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2016
History of U.S.-Nicaragua relations -- International relations theory, asymmetric conflicts & contentious politics -- Revolutionary deterrence -- Challenging Reagan -- Media framing & opposition to the use of force in U.S. foreign policy -- Activating public opinion -- Stopping rollback: evidence of revolutionary deterrence on Congressional opposition, Reagan, & Reagan administration decision-making -- Conclusion: Scope conditions & implications of revolutionary deterrence -- Epilogue: Post-revolutionary developments.
Baker Berry F1528 .P48 2016

Reordering the landscape of Wye House : nature, spirituality, and social order
Pruitt, Elizabeth, author
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
The historical landscape -- The Lloyds' landscape -- The reordered landscape -- The present landscape -- Conclusions.

"This book examines early European American and African American gardening practices, social order, and material culture at the Wye House plantation. Located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, this plantation housed the Welsh Lloyd family and hundreds of enslaved Africans and African Americans, including Frederick Douglass. Pruitt examines the different possible interactions and understandings of nature at the Wye House and their impact on the dynamic, culturally-based, and entangled landscape of imposed and hidden meanings, colonization and resistance, and science and magic. This book is recommended for scholars interested in historic and public archeology, applied anthropology, American and African American history, and race studies"--Publisher description.
Baker Berry F187.T2 P78 2017

Cuba libre : a 500-year quest for independence
Brenner, Philip, author
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Part 1. 1492-1598 -- Columbus arrives and Spain colonizes Cuba, 1492-1550 -- Sugar and slavery -- 1868-1898: Struggle for independence -- Cuban independence war and U.S. occupation -- From occupation to "good neighbor" -- 1934-1958: playground of the Western world and rise of Batista -- 1953-1958: The revolutionary struggle -- Part 2. 1959-1989 -- The quest for sovereignty -- Consolidating the revolution: culture and politics -- Consolidating the revolution: Economic reforms, new institutions, and basic needs -- Bay of Pigs/Playa Girón -- The missile crisis -- Foreign policy in the 1960s: Exporting revolution, Chinese flirtations, and Soviet tensions -- 1963-1975: internal adjustments and advancing equality -- 1970s: Becoming a third world leader -- 1980: Mariel exodus -- a warning signal -- 1981-1990: Change and rectification at home and abroad -- Part 3. 1990-2016 -- 1990-2000: The "special period" in a time of peace -- The Cuban diaspora and racial inequality -- 1995-1998: Helms-Burton, U.S.-Cuban relations, and terrorism -- 1998-2000: the Pope goes to Cuba, Elián goes to Miami -- 2001-2006: The search for a viable strategy -- 2006-2009: the transition from Fidel to Raúl Castro -- 2010-2016: Securing Cuba's independence through economic change -- 2010-2016: Securing Cuba's independence through foreign policy -- Change, continuity, and the future -- Appendix: Chronology of major events.
Baker Berry F1776 .B73 2018

México y Filipinas : culturas y memorias sobre el Pacífico
Thomas Calvo y Paulina Machuca, editores
Zamora, Michoacán : El Colegio de Michoacán ; 2016
Introducción: una historia común, olvidada y reabierta = Introduction: a common, forgotten and re-opened history / Thomas Calvo y Paulina Machuca -- PARTE I. CONTEXTUALIZANDO: DOS ESPEJOS DE CADA LADO DEL PACÍFICO -- Desastres en México y Filipinas: cicatrices históricas que unen a nuestras culturas / Raymundo Padilla Lozoya -- Redescubriendo Filipinas: encuentros y desencuentros de cada lado del Pacífico / Juan José Ramírez Bonilla -- Hay que saber terminar una guerra colonial: San Juan de Ulúa (1825), Baler (1898-1899) y algunos sitios más / Thomas Calvo -- PARTE II. CON LA IGLESIA HEMOS TOPADO, AMIGO SANCHOʺ -- Las haciendas filipinas en el espejo mexicano. Una aproximación, 1571-1903 / Luis Alonso Álvarez -- El Cristo negro: presencia y significado en la Nueva España y Filipinas / Fernando N. Zialcita -- El Santo Niño que vino del mar / Rodrigo de la Torre Yarza -- PARTE III. DOS CULTURAS E INSPIRACIONES COMUNES -- El rebozo de jaspe. Huella tangible del vínculo entre Asia y América en la época colonial a través del Galeón de Manila / Amalia Ramírez Garayzar -- Sayaw ng Puso : Danza del corazón (Dances of the heart): courtship dances from Mexico and the Philippines / Clarissa Cecilia R. Mijares -- Hispanic heritage in peril. Observations on narratives of Mestizaje and Hispanidad in Philippine and Mexican museums / Erik Akpedonu -- La casa filipina: entre bahay kuboʺ y bahay na batoʺ / Jorge Loyzaga -- PARTE IV. CUANDO LAS PLANTAS CRUZARON EL PACÍFICO -- La palma de coco: regalo de Filipinas a México (siglos XVI-XVII) / Paulina Machuca -- Maize: Mexicoʹs gift to the Filipinos / Jose Elias (Fr. Anselm) M. Manalastas -- The place of papaya in the island municipalities of northwestern Romblon, Philippines / Nota F. Magno -- Epílogo: tras las huellas del mestizaje cultural entre México y Filipinas / Paulina Machuca.

The book edited by researchers Thomas Calvo and Paulina Machuca - both members of the project "Proyecto Vencer la distancia" (Overcoming the distance) - comprises the participation of fourteen specialists in the discipline of social sciences. "If the Philippines and Mexico had had very close relationships in the two and a half centuries that the Manila Galleon was sailing (1565-1815), the relations diluted when Mexico chose Independence and the Philippines continued under Spanish domain until 1898. It was precisely these years of disagreement that we were interested in: like all the periods of intermediation and reflux, they are moments of maturity and reflection, which always have heuristic virtues.' --Page 37.
Baker Berry F1228.5.P6 M49 2016

La Batalla de La Barranquita
Rodríguez Bonilla, Manuel, author
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana : CPEP, Comisión Permanente de Efemérides Patrias, 2016
Baker Berry F1938.45 .R63 2016

New approaches to Latin American studies : culture and power
edited by Juan Poblete
New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
Baker Berry F1409.9 .N49 2018

Before mestizaje : the frontiers of race and caste in colonial Mexico
Vinson, Ben, III, author
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
Wayward Mixture : The Problem of Race in the Colonies -- Mestizaje 1.0 : The Moment Mixture had Modern Meaning -- "Castagenesis" and the Moment of Castizaje -- The Jungle of Extremes (Castas) -- Extreme Mixture in a Theater of Numbers -- Betrothed : Marrying into the Extremes -- Betrothed : Identity's Riddle -- Betrayed -- Colonial Bequests -- Coda -- Appendix A: Core Records Consulted from the Archivo General de la Nacion -- Appendix B: Place of Origin of the Extreme Castas in Mexico City's Marriage Cases, 1605-1783 -- Appendix C: Extreme Caste Slave Sales, from Mexico City Notarial Archive, Seventeeth Century -- Appendix D: Identity Reconsidered : Factoring Lineage into Declarations of Casta.

"From the dawn of Spain's venture into the New World until the end of its colonial regime, Spanish America was gripped by an almost innate need to process, categorize, and label human differences in an effort to manage its vast empire. Whether it was conquistadors seeking to establish grades of difference between themselves and native rulers, or simple artisans striving to distinguish themselves from their peers, people paid careful attention to what others looked like, how they lived, what they wore, and how they behaved. Over time, rules were created to contain transgressions. The wearing of costumes and masks outside of sanctioned events and holidays was soundly discouraged, lest disguises lead to crimes, immorality, and mistaken identities. People who lived as others could be labeled criminals, and those who moved across color boundaries to enjoy privileges not associated with their caste did so at their own risk and peril. When legislation failed to control behavior, social pressure impelled obedience and conformity"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F1392.A1 V46 2018