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Criollo

native Spanish-American light horse or riding pony. Includes a number of ethnic varieties, e.g. Argentine Criollo. Any color, 13.3 to 15 hands high. Originated from a mixture of Arab, Barb and Andalusian.
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Cuando la nueva dinastia borbonica se "replantea el sistema educativo en Espana y en America" surge un nuevo proyecto educativo que pretende mejorar la instruccion de criollos e indios, a traves de una distribucion mas ordenada del gasto publico.
Entre criollos y chapetones: hacia la Lima colonial de Juan del Valle y Caviedes".
The Indigenous Maria, as "depicted" in the portrait, is the subject of what Andrea Noble describes as "delineated gazes with origins in the colonial period," originating from Maria's fiance Lorenzo and the unnamed European painter, who, respectively, represent Aboriginal Mexico versus White criollo (74).
The inherent ideologies that these death scenes evince reflect upon the producers' objectives toward their representation of the Mexican masses: in The Falcon the extreme concern displayed by the Indigenous crowd for a criollo member of the wealthier, Westernized class insinuates an "ideal" Mexican submissive population, even if they are members of a group that cannot actively participate in this social caste.
Martinez posits that the agrarian policy pursued by the Crown and the criollos led to the fundamental problem plaguing Guatemala: the unfair distribution of land.
The final species is the Trinitario, a hybrid between the Criollo and Forastero.
Readings of Sanchez's work have encompassed positivist condemnations for his lack of historical documentation, laudatory praise for his defense of pious tradition, and, over the past half century, critical examinations of his criollo nationalism as expressed through the baroque culture in New Spain.
Our league has many fans who now reside in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and all of the players are excited to get this additional exposure," said Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, catcher for the Criollos de Caguas.
2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, one of the leading business organizations in Mexico, through its Fomento Cultural Grupo Salinas will present the catalogue The Criollo in the Mirror: Celebration and Identity, 1521-1821 .
Al contrario, los cuentos dialogicos de Gerchunoff tambien comunican aprensiones sobre los romances entre jovenes criollos y doncellas judias.
Xavier Dorrego, Baltasar Bustos, and Varela represent different elements of Argentine criollos society, but share an enthusiasm for liberal French thinkers (Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot) and for the ideal of independence.
mx) are proud to present to the public important works from its collection of maps and historical documents in the exhibit "El criollo en su reflejo.