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Litigious Paupers: Natives and Colonial Demands in Tlaxcala, 1545-1800
Tlaxcala, a small area of the Spanish empire located in what is now central Mexico, became a complex juncture point between Europeans and native peoples who responded to Spanish aggression, which was characterized by ...
Los Mexicanos de Michigan: Claiming Space and Creating Community through Leisure and Labor, 1920-1970
This dissertation chronicles how Mexicanos struggled to make a home in Michigan. From the time Mexicanos entered Michigan in the 1920s, they found themselves living and working within a racialized space that benefited ...