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Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife annual proceedings. 2015, Schooldays in New England, 1650-1900
editor, Peter Benes ; associate editor, Jane Montague Benes
Deerfield, Mass. : Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, [2018]
"This publication is a collection of papers presented in June of 2015 addressing the general history of education in New England throughout the seventeenth to the beginning of the twentieth century. This publication consists of a culmination of many topics regarding education in early New England. The topics range from the upkeep of schoolhouses in colonial Vermont, to the effect of Quakerism on the education of Rhode Island schoolgirls. As well as the direct impact of the first public education institutions for white males in the untested American democracy in colonial Boston and the impact these institutions had on the philosophies and mindsets of young males during revolutionary America."--Publisher's description.
Baker Berry F1 .D824 2015

William Penn : a life
Murphy, Andrew R., 1967- author
New York : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Prologue -- Origins -- A young man on the move -- Cork, and convincement -- Celebrity -- "The Great Opinionist" -- American affairs and Popish plots -- Penn's Woods -- To America and back again -- Trouble on both sides of the Atlantic -- Seclusion and solitude -- Return to public life -- Pirates, Penn, and the Pennsylvanians -- Back in England -- William Jr. -- "Prison" and after -- Epilogue.

"On March 4, 1681, King Charles II granted William Penn a charter for a new American colony. Pennsylvania was to be, in its founder's words, a bold "Holy Experiment" in religious freedom and toleration, a haven for those fleeing persecution in an increasingly intolerant England and across Europe. An activist, political theorist, and the proprietor of his own colony, Penn would become a household name in the New World, despite spending just four years on American soil. Though Penn is an iconic figure in both American and British history, controversy swirled around him during his lifetime. In his early twenties, Penn became a Quaker-an act of religious as well as political rebellion that put an end to his father's dream that young William would one day join the English elite. Yet Penn went on to a prominent public career as a Quaker spokesman, political agitator, and royal courtier. At the height of his influence, Penn was one of the best-known Dissenters in England and walked the halls of power as a close ally of King James II. At his lowest point, he found himself jailed on suspicion of treason, and later served time in debtor's prison. Despite his importance, William Penn has remained an elusive character-many people know his name, but few know much more than that. Andrew R. Murphy offers the first major biography of Penn in more than forty years, and the first to make full use of Penn's private papers. The result is a complex portrait of a man whose legacy we are still grappling with today. At a time when religious freedom is hotly debated in the United States and around the world, William Penn's Holy Experiment serves as both a beacon and a challenge."--
Baker Berry F152.2 .M875 2018

Al tañer de las campanas : los pueblos indígenas del antiguo Michoacán en la época colonial
Paredes Martínez, Carlos S., author
Ciudad de México : CIESAS : 2017
Baker Berry F1219.1.M55 P37 2017

Experiencias de modernidad
Liliana Esthela Bayardo Rodríguez, José Alberto Moreno Chávez, coordinadores
Zapopan, Jalisco : El Colegio de Jalisco, 2017
Preludio de la emergencia de un sujeto interfronterizo en Tijuana, 1910-1930 / Ramón Alberto Durazo Ramirez -- Modernidad católica : élites transnacionales y administración eclesiastica en el México decimonónico / José Alberto Moreno Chávez -- La modernización urbanística del centro histórico de Guadalajara (1947-1953). Una interpretación desde la aportaciones de Koselleck y Hartog / José Alfonso Ayala Munoz -- Noticias entretejidas : el contrapunto informativo de El Demócrata (Tepatitĺan, Jalisco, 1905-1906) / Alejandra Carolina Diaz -- Arqueles Vela : modernidad y representación literaria en un autor estridentisa / Rodrigo L. Trujillo Lara -- Presentismo, democracia, individualización y moda femenina durante el periodo de entreguerras en Guadalajara / Lilia Esthela Bayardo Rodríguez -- Una ciudad en desaparición. Las representaciones de Nueva York en el cine estadounidense de entreguerras / Ada Santibañez Méndez -- Globalización y moralización desde la pantalla grande: representaciones del pandillerismo en el cine mexicano violento de los ochenta / Montserrat Algarabel.
Baker Berry F1210 .E97 2017

Territorio e imaginarios en la Gran Chichimeca
Andrés Fábregas Puig, Mario Alberto Nájera Espinoza, Armando Vázquez Roamos, coordinadores
Guadalajara, Jalisco : Seminario Permanente de Estudios de la Gran Chichimeca, [2017]
Baker Berry F1219.8.C55 T47 2017

Los Incas alzados de Vilcabamba en la primera Historia (1590), de Martín de Murúa
Peña Núñez, Beatriz Carolina, author
Pamplona : EUNSA, Ediciones de la Universidad de Navarra, [2018]
"La publicación en el 2004 del facsímil de la Historia del orijen, y jenealogia real de los reyes ingas del Piru, de sus hechos, costumbres, trajes, y manera de govierno (1590) ha posibilitado el conocimiento del manuscrito multifacético de fray Martín de Murúa más allá de su dimensión narrativa. Beatriz Carolina Peña aprovecha el acceso a esta obra de Murúa para realizar el primer estudio que interconecta las ilustraciones, los poemas y la prosa del códice relativos a Manko Inca y a sus hijos, los incas rebeldes de Vilcabamba. El trabajo explora intersecciones entre literatura, iconografía religiosa e historia colonial al exponer los sentidos complejos generados por la magistral reformulación andina del lenguaje artístico europeo. ¿De qué manera la participación del indígena Guaman Poma de Ayala en la Historia del orijen transforma el manuscrito del fraile guipuzcoano? ¿Cómo se cuelan en una misma obra puntos de vista contrapuestos sobre la historia peruana del siglo XVI? ¿Qué fuentes orales y escritas, andinas y castellanas, informan las imágenes, los poemas y la prosa sobre Manko Inka, Sayri Tupaq, Tupaq Amaru y María Cusi Warcay? ¿Qué voces y qué significados subyacen en estos textos interculturales, verbales y visuales, que permanecieron soterrados por cuatro siglos? A estas y otras interrogantes responde este bien documentado estudio."
Baker Berry F3429.1.V48 P46 2018

Sendic : la carrera del hijo pródigo
Madrid, Patricia, 1984- author
Montevideo, Uruguay : Editorial Planeta S.A., 2017
Baker Berry F2729.52.S465 M34 2017b

Lone star mind : reimagining Texas history
Cashion, Ty, 1956- author
Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
Promise and peril beyond the cultural turn -- The traditional mind : Texas identity and the conventional narrative in historical perspective -- The end of Texas exceptionalism : exploded myths, selective memories, and notions of a usable past -- Whistling Dixie and channeling Turner : echoes from the old South and incipient voices of the Texan West -- Who owns the Texas past? The cultural turn and the politics of history -- Texas history on the horizon : parallax views.

"Examines the pervasiveness of the mythic narrative in Texas history and considers why more modern and inclusive ideas have failed to connect with popular imagination by framing the historiography of Texas as a contest between scholarship and popular culture"--
Baker Berry F385.2 .C37 2018

The promise of the Grand Canyon : John Wesley Powell's perilous journey and his vision for the American West
Ross, John F., 1958- author
New York, New York : Viking, [2018]
Introduction -- Into the cauldron -- Osage oranges and pink muckets -- Thinking bayonets -- First thoughts west -- Descent -- The canyon -- Encore -- Fighting the national surveys -- A radical idea -- Taking over Washington -- A tough opponent -- Last stand -- Epilogue.

When John Wesley Powell became the first person to navigate the entire Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, he completed what Lewis and Clark had begun nearly 70 years earlier--the final exploration of continental America. The son of an abolitionist preacher, a Civil War hero (who lost an arm at Shiloh), and a passionate naturalist and geologist, in 1869 Powell tackled the vast and dangerous gorge carved by the Colorado River and known today (thanks to Powell) as the Grand Canyon." Powell was a scientist, bureaucrat, and land-management pioneer. "He began a national conversation about sustainable development when most everyone else still looked upon land as an inexhaustible resource. Though he supported irrigation and dams, his prescient warnings forecast the 1930s Dust Bowl and the growing water scarcities of today. Practical, yet visionary, Powell didn't have all the answers, but was first to ask the right questions.
Baker Berry F788.P88 R67 2018

The Grand Canyon : an encyclopedia of geography, history, and culture
Moore, Randy, author
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
Baker Berry F788 .M66 2018

We shall overcome : press photographs of Nashville during the Civil Rights era
edited by Kathryn E. Delmez ; foreword by John Lewis ; with essays by Linda T. Wynn and Susan H. Edwards
Nashville, Tennessee : Frist Art Museum in Association with Vanderbilt University Press, [2018]
Foreword / John Lewis -- Preface / Kathryn E. Delmez -- Acknowledgements / Susan H. Edwards -- Nashville: an inspirational city / Linda T. Wynn -- The Nashville beat: photojournalism during the civil rights movement / Susan H. Edwards -- Plates -- Timeline.

"Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s death--and at a time when race relations and social justice are again at the forefront of our country's consciousness--this book expands on a Frist Center for the Visual Arts exhibition to present a selection of approximately one hundred photographs that document an important period in Nashville's struggle for racial equality. The images were taken between 1957, the year that desegregation in public schools began, and 1968, when the National Guard was called in to surround the state capitol in the wake of the civil rights leader's assassination in Memphis. Photographs from the archives of both daily newspapers will be included: the Tennessean, which was the more liberal publication, and the Nashville Banner, a conservative paper whose leadership seemed less interested in covering events related to racial issues. Some of the photographs in the exhibition were selected to be published in the papers, but many were not, the disclosure of which reveals insight into the editorial process."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F444.N29 W44 2018

El peronismo original y las originalidades posperonistas
Aloé, Víctor Dante, author
Buenos Aires : Editorial Dunken, 2017
"A partir de coordenadas diferentes a las habituales el presente texto expone la realidad existencial del peronismo y de las fuerzas políticas que intentaron asumir sus respectivas misiones según referencias descentradas o marginales al proyecto estratégico del General Perón. La obra demuestra que resulta imposible alcanzar una comprensión acabada del sentido político y conceptual del peronismo si no se resuelve su impronta constitutiva en el proceso colectivo de los argentinos por instaurarse como sujeto histórico, en un esfuerzo que revirtiera el proyecto de las elites locales, conservadoras o revolucionarias, que pretendieron instrumentalizar la "cuestión argentina" disponiéndola según postulados civilizatorios concentrados en versiones cosmopolitas de la cultura y la convivencia. Esa "cuestión argentina" no resulta comprensible en su desvío hacia la "organización de una sociedad civilizada universal" si no se asume la intención del grupo oligárquico patricio autóctono de reproducir el "sistema de convivencia" impuesto por los "wasp" estadounidenses, donde se distinguía en forma irreductible entre comunidad histórica y sociedad civil. La exploración exhaustiva de la Cultura Saturnal estadounidense constituye por ello una condición de posibilidad para una toma de conciencia cabal del "proyecto liberal" de la Argentina "moderna". Tanto como el seguimiento de la crisis de la racionalidad europea implica un elemento decisivo para comprender las derivas voluntaristas y violentas de tal proyecto. Para revertir el desvío de la sociedad segregada concebida por la estrategia sustitutiva del liberalismo autóctono, el General Perón consideró necesario potenciar el esfuerzo de los argentinos por instaurar la comunidad nacional, ocupando el Estado para, desde él, reintegrar a esa sociedad en la comunidad de la cual había sido traumáticamente arrancada.Entre esos espacios de la "cuestión argentina", "la existencia anhelada" y "la sociedad moderna", el peronismo encarnó la aspiración del conjunto poblacional euroamericano en la Argentina por encauzar el esfuerzo comunitario y reivindicar la existencia furtiva, condenada y rechazada por las elites del racionalismo y "la civilización". De eso se trató y se trata la "controversia nacional"."--Publisher.
Baker Berry F2849 .A37 2017

Si persisten las molestias : (noticias de algunos casos de ceguera ilustrada)
Fernando Escalante Gonzalbo, compilador
México : Cal y Arena, 2018
Baker Berry F1236.7 .S574 2018

Crónicas en cuentos breves de El Silencio, Caracas 70, 80 y 90
Ramírez Jaimes, Nathan, 1969- author
Caracas, Venezuela : Alcaldía de Caracas, Fondo Editorial Fundarte, [2018]
Baker Berry F2341.C26 E5238 2018

A história de Walachai
Wendling, João Benno, 1923-2009, author
Rio de Janeiro : Zilles Produções Culturais Ltda, 2013
Baker Berry F2651.W35 W46 2013

Estilo y región en el arte mesoamericano
María Isabel Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Pablo Escalante Gonzalbo (coordinadores)
Ciudad de México : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, 2017
El arte mesoamericano y el estudio de sus estilos / Pablo Escalante Gonzalbo -- El estilo Izapa. Una revisión / Ana Somohano Eres -- Las tradiciones del Centro de Veracruz en el periodo clásico / Annick Daneels -- El estilo zapoteco en figurillas y silbatos de cerámica del Clásico / Gonzalo Sánchez Santiago, José Leonardo López Zarate El estilo como expresión cultural: un acercamiento comparativo a la muralística teotihuacana y moche / María Elena Ruiz Gallut -- El estilo e influencia en el sitio Teteles de Santo Nombre, Puebla / Ivonne A. Pérez Alcántara -- Cacaxtla, estilo personal y estilo regional / Claudia Brittenham -- El arte rupestre de la tradición Chalchihuites: preguntas y desafíos para su clasificación / Marie Areti Hers -- El estilo Ameca-Etzatlán del arte de la cultura de tumbas de tiro / Verónica Hernández Díaz -- El estilo del arte cerámico de Chupícuaro / Verónica Hernández Díaz El estilo pictórico Loma Alta, antiguo arte de Michoacán / Patricia Carot -- Variedades estilísticas de la tradición Mixteca-Puebla / María Isabel Álvarez Icaza El significado de la variación estilística entre los códices mixtecos / Saeko Yanagisawa El estilo de la cerámica policroma de Cholula y el origen del Codice Borgia / Ofelia Márquez Huitzil -- El color en los códices del llamado Grupo Borgia: diferencias y convergencias / Élodie Dupey García, María Isabel Álvarez Icaza Longoria -- El estilo cromático de la tradición Mixteca-Puebla en el Altiplano Central / Aban Flores Morán -- Arte rupestre del sur del Istmo de Tehuantepec: ¿una variante regional del estilo Mixteca-Puebla? / Fernando Berrojalbiz -- Los objetos lapidarios del estilo mixtecoʺ en el Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan. Sus características tecnológicas / Emiliano Melgar Tísoc -- El estilo y los usos de la pintura geográfico-paisajista indígena del siglo XVI / Ana Pulido Rull -- Historia y estilo de dos tzompantli / Emilie Carrión Blaine.

Conference papers presented at the symposium "Estilo y región en el arte mesoamericano", held 4 and 5 of November, 2013, in the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, UNAM in Mexico City.
Baker Berry F1219.A7 E87 2017

Exchanging words : language, ritual, and relationality in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park
Ball, Christopher Gordon, author
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press ; 2018
Introduction -- Chief's speech : Wauja ancestors, political authority, and belonging -- Bringing spirits : ritual curing and Wauja relations with spirits -- Kuri sings : intergroup rivalry and alter-centricity -- Inalienability : possession and exchange in intergroup relations -- Interdiscursive rivers : protesting the Paranatinga II Dam -- Pragmatics of development : asymmetries in interethnic exchange -- Taking spirits to France : Wauja identity on a world stage -- Conclusion : what we owe.
Baker Berry F2520.1.W38 B35 2018

Los planes confederales de la independencia (1810-1828) : visiones y revisiones historiográficas de la lucha contra la desintegración hispanoamericana
Reza, Germán A. de la, author
Buenos Aires, Argentina : Nuevohacer, Grupo Editor Latinoamericano, [2017]
Baker Berry F1412 .R49 2017

La cruel realidad de las llamadas "cautivas" en la Guerra de la Triple Alianza
Galiana, Eduardo Enrique, author
Corrientes, Argentina : Moglia Ediciones, [2017]
Baker Berry F2687 .G215 2017

Conquista, colonización y pérdida de la provincia del Guayrá (1525-1675)
Roetti, Rodolfo, author
Corrientes, Argentina : Moglia Ediciones, [2017]
Baker Berry F2683 .R64 2017

La provincia de Corrientes y el Pacto Federal de 1831 : disputas sobre federalismo y organización política en la etapa preconstituyente argentina
Ramírez Braschi, Dardo, author
Corrientes, Argentina : Moglia Ediciones, [2017]
Baker Berry F2846 .R159 2017

Córdoba : instantáneas del pasado, 1880-1980
Isaac Silbermanas editor ; textos, Eloísa Jeandrevin
Córdoba [Argentina] : El Emporio Ediciones, 2017
Baker Berry F3011.C7 C628 2017

Life and Death by the Frozen Sea : the York Fort Journals of Hudson's Bay Company Governor James Knight, 1714-1717
Knight, James, -1720?, author
Toronto : The Champlain Society, 2018
List of Figures -- List of Appendices -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: York Factory Journal, 1714-15 -- Chapter 2: York Factory Journal, 1715-16 -- Chapter 3: York Factory Journal, 1716-17 -- Epilogue: A Fatal End of a Dream -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Index.

"In September 1714, Governor James Knight, who was in his early seventies and one of the most experienced men ever to assume command of a Hudson's Bay Company post, arrived at Fort Bourbon on the western shores of Hudson Bay to take possession of the twenty-year-old French fort. He renamed it York Fort and it is subsequently remembered as York Factory. Knight's daily journal during his tenure (1714-17) at the fort offers an extraordinary narrative about the harrowing struggles that he and his men faced in establishing themselves and surviving in the harsh environment. Unlike most company officers, Knight talked freely about his personal feelings, especially his bouts of depression, and his health problems. In so doing, Knight offers the reader of today a rare glimpse into how the stresses that post managers faced could affect their mental and physical health, thus their leadership abilities. Knight took every opportunity to interrogate his aboriginal trading partners about their territories and those of their neighbours and his journals thus provide us with our first information in English (and some misinformation) about many of the First Nations of Canada's prairie west and subarctic and Inuit groups of the Arctic. Because of his age and previous experience, Knight's journals also provide crucial insights into all aspects of the business during the early eighteenth century. He was not loath to criticize company management and to offer ways to improve the profitability of company operations. Not least, his narratives offer some of the earliest descriptions of the protocols of the trade (many of which were carried over into the treaty-making era in western Canada two centuries later) including the use of indigenous emissaries both to gain the loyalty of indigenous traders and to curtail inter-tribal warfare that interfered with the trade."--
Baker Berry F1060.8.K65 A3 2018

Che : a revolutionary life
Anderson, Jon Lee, author
New York : Penguin Press, 2018
"The graphic novel adaptation of the groundbreaking and definitive biography of Che Guevara. The Argentine revolutionary has become an internationally recognized icon, as revered as he is controversial. In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández present the man behind the myth, creating a complex and human portrait of this passionate idealist. Adapted from Jon Lee Anderson's definitive masterwork, and with renowned Mexican artist José Hernández's drawings"--
Baker Berry F2849.22.G85 A6713 2018

Comparative racial politics in Latin America
edited by Kwame Dixon and Ollie A. Johnson III
New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
"Latin America has a rich and complex social history marked by slavery, colonialism, dictatorships, rebellions, social movements and revolutions. Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America explores the dynamic interplay between racial politics and hegemonic power in the region. It investigates the fluid intersection of social power and racial politics and their impact on the region's histories, politics, identities and cultures. Organized thematically with in-depth country case studies and a historical overview of Afro-Latin politics, the volume provides a range of perspectives on Black politics and cutting-edge analyses of Afro-descendant peoples in the region. Regional coverage includes Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti and more. Topics discussed include Afro-Civil Society; anti-discrimination criminal law; legal sanctions; racial identity; racial inequality and labor markets; recent Black electoral participation; Black feminism thought and praxis; comparative Afro-women social movements; the intersection of gender, race and class, immigration and migration; citizenship and the struggle for human rights. Recognized experts in different disciplinary fields address the depth and complexity of these issues. Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America contributes to, and builds on the study of Black politics in Latin America"--
Baker Berry F1419.N4 C653 2019

Cult city : Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 days that shook San Francisco
Flynn, Daniel J., author
Wilmington, Delaware : ISI Books, [2018]
"A struggle against oppression" -- "Ever westward" -- "I saw that he had powers" -- "Harvey Milk is a nut" -- "To Harvey Milk, a good friend" -- "I think they stole the election" -- "It was very freaky" -- "A leopard never changes its spots" -- "Grass, gays, and godlessness" -- "Such greatness I have found at Jim Jones' Peoples' Temple" -- "He didn't like betrayal" -- "Let's get the fuck out of here" -- "We committed an act of revolutionary suicide" -- "I hope Dan White's got an alibi" -- "We do not engage in sanitizing the facts."

"In November 1978, the Reverend Jim Jones orchestrated the murders and suicides of 918 people at a remote jungle outpost in South America. Days later, Harvey Milk, one of America's first openly gay elected officials--and a vocal supporter of Jim Jones--is assassinated in San Francisco's City Hall. Almost immediately, the lives and deaths of Jim Jones and Harvey Milk became shrouded in myth. Now, forty years later, this book, the product of a decade of research, including extensive archival work and dozens of exclusive interviews, clarifies our understanding."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry F869.S353 F58 2018

Caracas en alpargatas
Dos Santos Jardim, Jessica, 1989- author
Caracas, Venezuela : Fundación Editorial El perro y la rana, [2018]
Baker Berry F2341.C24 D68 2018

Marooned : Jamestown, shipwreck, and a new history of America's origin
Kelly, Joseph, 1962- author
New York ; Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018
Renegades -- Tsenacomoco -- Nantaquod on the James -- Call of the wild -- Maroons -- The American adventure -- Lost -- The first frontier -- Trouble times -- The kiss my arse revolution -- Rescue.

"For readers of Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, a groundbreaking history that makes the case for replacing Plymouth Rock with Jamestown as America's founding myth. We all know the great American origin story. It begins with an exodus. Fleeing religious persecution, the hardworking, pious Pilgrims thrived in the wilds of New England, where they built their fabled city on a hill. Legend goes that the colony in Jamestown was a false start, offering a cautionary tale. Lazy louts hunted gold till they starved, and the shiftless settlers had to be rescued by English food and the hard discipline of martial law. Neither story is true. In Marooned, Joseph Kelly reexamines the history of Jamestown and comes to a radically different and decidedly American interpretation of these first Virginians. In this gripping account of shipwrecks and mutiny in America's earliest settlements, Kelly argues that the colonists at Jamestown were literally and figuratively marooned, cut loose from civilization, and cast into the wilderness. The British caste system meant little on this frontier: those who wanted to survive had to learn to work and fight and intermingle with the nearby native populations. Ten years before the Mayflower Compact and decades before Hobbes and Locke, they invented the idea of government by the people. 150 years before Jefferson, they discovered the truth that all men were equal. The epic origin of America was not an exodus and a fledgling theocracy. It is a tale of shipwrecked castaways of all classes marooned in the wilderness fending for themselves in any way they could--a story that illuminates who we are today"--
Baker Berry F234.J3 K449 2018