Citation Becker, Marc. “In Search of ‘Tinterillos.’” Latin American Research Review 47, no. 1 (2012): 95–114.
Citation Romero, Karolina. El Cine de Los Otros: La Representación de “Lo Indígena” En El Cine Documental Ecuatoriano. Quito: Ediciones Abya-Yala, 2011.
Emma Rothschild’s Inner Life of Empires presents a “large microhistory” of the Johnstone family, eleven children, their parents, and two of their slaves, who lived and moved within influential social and intellectual circles during the eighteenth century Scottish Enlightenment (269). This prosopography traces the children’s lives across the British Empire as well as their friendships… Read More The Inner Life of Empires: Emma Rothschild
CitationFerreiro, Larrie D. Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World. New York: Basic Books, 2011.
Citation León Carrera, Concepción. Eugenio Espejo: Ilustración y Visión Del Indio: Trabajo Realizado En Francia Con Ocasión Del Bicentenario de Espejo (1995). 1era. ed. Quito, Ecuador: Abya Yala, Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, 2011.
El Ecuador en la Historia, by Jorge Nunez Sanchez, is a survey of national history from the pre-Columbian period to the modern nation-state, focusing more heavily on the twentieth century. The book sheds light on early indigenous protests of colonial rule, labor organization, and liberal reforms in the early twentieth century, as well as the… Read More El Ecuador en la Historia: Jorge Nunez
Citation Becker, Marc. “‘Gonzalo Oleas, Defensor’: Cultural Intermediation in Mid-Twentieth-Century Ecuador.” Journal of Latin American Studies 43, no. 2 (2011): 237–65.
Citation Ayala Mora, Enrique. Ecuador Del Siglo XIX: Estado Nacional, Ejército, Iglesia y Municipio. Quito: Corporación Editora Nacional, 2011.
Citation Becker, Marc. Pachakutik: Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador. Lanham, MA: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2011.
When Chile granted literate men over the age of 21 the right to vote in 1925, a new era marked by the rise of mass society had begun. Similar to processes unfolding around the world, the enfranchisement of progressively-larger swaths of Chile’s population in the early-twentieth century upended traditional politics and undermined the economic status… Read More Mining for the Nation: Jody Pavilack
Citation Capello, Ernesto. City at the Center of the World: Space, History, and Modernity in Quito. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.
Thomas Rogers’ The Deepest Wounds argues that Pernambuco sugar planters “saw no distinction between land and labor” (8). Enslaved and free workers on cane plantations were demoted in elites’ eyes to a level equal with the animals and the earth – merely another natural resource to be commanded by the planters (72-73). This monograph shows… Read More The Deepest Wounds: Thomas Rogers
Citation Black, Chad T. The Limits of Gender Domination: Women, the Law, and Political Crisis in Quito, 1765-1830. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2010.
Citation Corr, Rachel. Ritual and Remembrance in the Ecuadorian Andes. First Peoples. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2010.
Citation Hurtado, Oswaldo. Portrait of a Nation. trans. Barbara Sipe. Lanham, MA: Madison, 2010.
Citation Powers, Karen Vieira. Andean Journeys: Migration, Ethnogenesis, and the State in Colonial Quito. Albuquerque: University Of New Mexico, 2009.
Enrique Mayer’s Ugly Stories of Peruvian Agrarian Reform, a “people-oriented kind of oral history,” provides a memory study of the 1969 land reforms enacted by Peruvian President Juan Velasco Alvarado. Written from the perspective of historical stakeholders and incorporating Mayer’s lifelong participation in the reforms as an academic observer, he weaves a series of testimonies… Read More Ugly Stories of the Peruvian Agrarian Reform: Enrique Mayer
Citation Lyall, Angus. “¿Para qué sirve la memoria? : memoria, poder y resistencia en una zona florícola en el norte de Ecuador,” July 2009.
Citation Becker, Marc, and Silvia Tutillo. Historia Agraria y Social de Cayambe. Quito: Abya-Yala, 2009.
Ogburn, Dennis, Samuel Connell, and Chad Gifford. “Provisioning of the Inka Army in Wartime: Obsidian Procurement in Pambamarca, Ecuador.” Journal of Archaeological Science 36, no. 3 (March 1, 2009): 740–51. Dennis Ogburn, Samuel Connell, and Chad Gifford look at sources of obsidian found at the Pambamarca fortress complex to the north and east of Quito,… Read More Provisioning of the Inka Army in Wartime: Obsidian Procurement in Pambamarca, Ecuador: Ogburn et al.
Citation Gauderman, Kimberly. Women’s Lives in Colonial Quito: Gender, Law, and Economy in Spanish America. University of Texas Press, 2009.
Citation Colloredo-Mansfeld, Rudi. Fighting Like a Community: Andean Civil Society in an Era of Indian Uprisings. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Citation Jamieson, Ross W. “The Market for Meat in Colonial Cuenca: A Seventeenth-Century Urban Faunal Assemblage from the Southern Highlands of Ecuador.” Historical Archaeology 42, no. 4 (December 2008): 21–37.
Citation Bakker, Johan, Marcela Moscol Olivera, and Henry Hooghiemstra. “Holocene Environmental Change at the Upper Forest Line in Northern Ecuador.” The Holocene 18, no. 6 (September 1, 2008): 877–93.
Citation Caillavet, Chantal. “A Native American System of Wetland Agriculture in Different Ecosystems in the Ecuadorian Andes (15th-18th Centuries).” Environment and History 14, no. 3 (August 1, 2008): 331–53.
Citation Milton, Cynthia E. The Many Meanings of Poverty: Colonialism, Social Compacts, and Assistance in Eighteenth-Century Ecuador. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 2007.
Citation Becker, Marc. Indians and Leftists in the Making of Ecuador’s Modern Indigenous Movements. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.
Bray, Tamara L. “Late Pre-Hispanic Chiefdoms of Highland Ecuador.” In The Handbook of South American Archaeology, 527–44. New York: Springer, 2008. Tamara Bray contributed this chapter to The Handbook of South American Archaeology, edited by Helaine Silverman and William Isbell, surveying the three major socio-political regions of the early Ecuadorian Andes: the Caranqui, Puruha, and… Read More Late Pre-Hispanic Chiefdoms of Highland Ecuador: Bray
Peter Henderson’s Gabriel García Moreno and Conservative State Formation in the Andes, analyzes nineteenth-century debates over modernization and state formation during the administration of Ecuadorian President Gabriel Garcia Moreno, one of the country’s most controversial politicians. Henderson focuses on five major themes: the creation of political networks, regionalism, the liberal-conservative ideological divide, caudillismo, and perennial… Read More Gabriel García Moreno and Conservative State Formation in the Andes: Henderson
Citation O’Connor, Erin. Gender, Indian, Nation: The Contradictions of Making Ecuador, 1830-1925. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2007.
Citation Moreno Yánez, Segundo. Historia Antigua Del País Imbaya. Quito: Universidad de Otavalo, 2007.
Citation Baud, Michiel. “Liberalism, Indigenismo and Social Mobilization in Late Nineteenth-Century Ecuador.” In Highland Indians and the State in Modern Ecuador, edited by A. Kim Clark and Marc Becker, 72–88. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007.
Citation Williams, Derek. “Administering the Otavalan Indian and Centralizing Governance in Ecuador, 1851-1875.” In Highland Indians and the State in Modern Ecuador, edited by A. Kim Clark and Marc Becker, 37–71. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007.