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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 333344–366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.3.344
Published: 01 November 2017
...Daniel Nemser On May 2, 1612, Mexico City’s authorities executed thirty-five Black people who had allegedly “conspired” against the colonial order. This article compares two accounts of the supposed plot, one written in Spanish by an anonymous member of the Audiencia, the other in Nahuatl by the...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 353352–381 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.3.352
Published: 01 November 2019
...-spirited, flirtatious, but humble woman of the the mestizo popular classes. 27 Referencing china with almond-shaped eyes in his poem, Prieto includes the lines: Long live plebian love / so sweet like the honeycomb . . .Black / with flirting eyes / And at times fierce and haughty / Like an imperial...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 352282–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.2.282
Published: 01 August 2019
... Literature: Literary and Cultural Essays. Edited by Jesu´s Rosales and Vanessa Fonseca. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2019. Talking #browntv: Latinas & Latinos on the Screen. Frederick Luis Aldama & William Anthony Nericcio. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2019. Taxing Blackness: Free...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 352143–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.2.143
Published: 01 August 2019
... propios intereses, pese a los fuertes contrastes de riqueza y recursos entre los dos pa´ ses. Palabras clave: antiesclavitud, esclavitud, esclavos fugitivos, extradicio´n, fugitivos, faccionalismo, Texas. In the summer of 1857, two black sailors from the United States jumped ship in Veracruz. Both had...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 351120–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.120
Published: 01 February 2019
... professional boxing career in Mexico he gained a loyal fan base, especially after winning the world championship twice in 1969 and 1970. Allen describes how, despite his blackness, Na´poles performed Mexicanidad inside the ring by wearing a Mexican hat, entering the ring with Mariachi music and asking for the...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 351118–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.118
Published: 01 February 2019
... inclusion of Black women and children in Mexican convents is especially timely and will invite further engagement of African Diaspora questions and methodologies in women s spaces. Ultimately, Delgado has penned an innovative book that informs our understanding of Mexican laywomen s most intimate religious...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 351122–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.122
Published: 01 February 2019
... highlight his foreignness and blackness and seriously questioned his national loyalty to Mexican boxing. Curiously, a gender analysis was missing from this chapter. Allen could have further explored how his Afro- Cuban identity intersected with his masculinity. Did Na´poles Cuban boxing style (compared to...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 351115–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.115
Published: 01 February 2019
... offers a new conceptuali- zation of borderland history in which, as she argues, people of diverse ethnoracial backgrounds forged dynamic relations both cooperative and contentious (8). Applying this notion throughout her study, Lim shows that Mexican, Chinese, and black migrations in the borderlands...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 35161–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.61
Published: 01 February 2019
... non-Mexicans to recognize Cahuantzi as Indigenous.22 For example, U.S. social scientist Frederick Starr depicted Cahuantzi as a pure blood indian, whose native language is Aztec . . . a large well-built man, with full face and little black eyes that are sunken deeply into the flesh . . . [and] a man...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 343408–410 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.3.408
Published: 01 November 2018
... second section of the book, The Blacks in the Closet, focuses on the mulata. Arce examines the contradiction between, on the one hand, the overwhelming presence of blacks in New Spain and their extensive contributions to national culture, and, on the other, to dissemination by the postrevolutionary...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 343410–413 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.3.410
Published: 01 November 2018
... federal government allowed Mexicans to self-identify as black in the Mexican census (20). In addition to weaving the Aztec concepts of tlacuepa and olin into her analysis, Arce eloquently incorporates ideas from a wide variety of contemporary theorists and critics working within both the Latin American...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342250–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.250
Published: 01 August 2018
..., punctuated by all the police killings that surge through Native, black, and brown communities, are, in settler colonial terms, acts of elimination (197). Lytle Herna´ndez claims that, with the land wiped clean of the human debris threat- ening to pollute Anglo Saxon racial purity, white settlers in Los...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342143–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.143
Published: 01 August 2018
... Coahuila forced borrowers to sell their irrigated lands to them at rock-bottom prices and profited from selling ejidatarios cotton on the black market. There was a fair amount of professional neglect as well: some Bank employees spent most of their workday drinking and playing pool in the cantina.46 The...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342165–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.165
Published: 01 August 2018
... a checking or savings account in the U.S. Only 55% of Latino immigrants reported opening a bank account, as compared to 63% of black immigrants, 78% of Asian immigrants, and 80% of white migrants. Most commonly cited reasons for lesser rates of opening bank accounts among Latinomigrants are improper...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 333449–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.3.449
Published: 01 November 2017
... comparative histories of black icons like the cult of the black Nazarene in Quiapo (Zialcita) and that of the child Jesus in Cebu (Philippines), referred to as Manuelito in the coastal regions of Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Chiapas in Mexico (Torre Yarza). The first two essays of Part III investigate the...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 333469–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.3.469
Published: 01 November 2017
... Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement, by Lori A. Flores, 447 448. Nappo, Daniel, Mariano Azuela y la literatura de la Revolucio´n, Rafael Olea Franco, ed., 443 446. Nemser, Daniel, Triangulating Blackness: Mexico City, 1612 344 366. O Brien, Elizabeth, If they are useful...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 333337–343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.3.337
Published: 01 November 2017
... relevant to our contemporary world, even as they comprise contexts ranging from the late seventeenth century through to today. In the first article, Triangulating Blackness: Mexico City, 1612 Daniel Nemser provides a groundbreaking and intensely necessary analysis of racial ideology at work, examining...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 332296–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.2.296
Published: 01 August 2017
... own companions in their palenque to the authorities in Cordoba, they obtained the viceroy’s pardon in 1762 and established their town. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 cimarrones esclavas esclavos negros libertad negociación palenque rebelión black slaves...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 332330–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.2.330
Published: 01 August 2017
... District. He completed his PhD in history at the University of Arizona in 2015. His research on African slavery in eighteenth-century New Spain frames the experiences of this population within the context of the Atlantic world, examining ways that slaves and free blacks responded to the dramatic social and...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2017; 332245–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2017.33.2.245
Published: 01 August 2017