Mexican Recruits and Vagrants in Late Eighteenth-Century Philippines: Empire, Social Order, and Bourbon Reforms in the Spanish Pacific World- Mehl, E. M.
Between 1765 and 1811, Mexico City sent to Manila, Philippines, about 4,000 Mexicans, including recruits and vagrants who had been sentenced to military service or public works. At this time, the Spanish empire was undertaking a military overhaul in- Braga-Pinto, C.
This article explores how the introduction of the duel in Brazil around 1888 — along with its proponents' efforts to distinguish it from street fighting or capoeiragem and "men of honor" from dishonored capoeiras and the uncivilized ma- Chesterton, B. M., Isaenko, A. V.
This article considers how Juan Belaieff's experiences in the Caucasus of Russia during the early twentieth century shaped his later work with the Paraguayan military in the Chaco region. His Russian training in both military science and ethnogrProdigal Sons and Beardless Machos: Labor, Migration, and Masculinity at Itaipu Binacional, Alto Parana, Paraguay, 1974-1980- White, J. H.
In the mid-1970s, construction of the world's largest hydroelectric dam, Itaipú Binacional, on the Paraná River attracted thousands of migrants to the border of Brazil and Paraguay in search of employment. Single male workers found employment wi