Mercury Mining And Empire

Author: Nicholas A. Robins
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253005388
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Nicholas A. Robins tells the story of how native peoples in the region were conscripted into the noxious ranks of foot soldiers of proto-globalism, and how their fate, and that of their communities, was—and still is—chained to it.

Mercury And The Making Of California

Author: Andrew Scott Johnston
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1457183994
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In addition, the landscapes of work and camp and the relations among the many groups—Mexicans, Chileans, Spanish, British, Irish, Cornish, American, and Chinese—throughout the industry’s history illustrate the complex history of race ...

Of Love And Loathing

Author: Nicholas A. Robins
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803277199
Size: 42.84 MB
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"An examination of the application of late-colonial Bourbon policies concerning marriage and intimacy, their effects on people's lives, and how they resisted them to create, and break, intimate bonds in colonial Charcas"--

A History Of Mining In Latin America

Author: Kendall Brown
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826351077
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For twenty-five years, Kendall Brown studied Potosí, Spanish America's greatest silver producer and perhaps the world's most famous mining district.

Genocides By The Oppressed

Author: Nicholas A. Robins
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253220777
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Innovative studies of an emerging and controversial aspect of genocide

Mines Of Silver And Gold In The Americas

Author: Peter John Bakewell
Publisher: Variorum Publishing
ISBN: 9780860785132
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This volume focuses on Latin America, since it was mainly there that Europeans (or their colonial descendants) actually engaged in mining in the 16th-19th centuries; elsewhere they traded metals mined by others.

Andean Cocaine

Author: Paul Gootenberg
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887790
Size: 79.11 MB
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But Gootenberg decenters the familiar story to uncover the roles played by hitherto obscure but vital Andean actors as well--for example, the Peruvian pharmacist who developed the techniques for refining cocaine on an industrial scale and ...

Jungle Laboratories

Author: Gabriela Soto Laveaga
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822391968
Size: 11.88 MB
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In Jungle Laboratories, Gabriela Soto Laveaga reconstructs the story of how rural yam pickers, international pharmaceutical companies, and the Mexican state collaborated and collided over the barbasco.

Red Rising

Author: Pierce Brown
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 0345539796
Size: 55.98 MB
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BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Pierce Brown's Golden Son. Praise for Red Rising “[A] spectacular adventure . . . one heart-pounding ride . . .

Mining California

Author: Andrew C. Isenberg
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 9780374707200
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Beautifully told, this is western environmental history at its finest.