Jesús Martínez-Milán

Jesús Martínez-Milán
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Departamento de Ciencias Históricas

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Education
June 1991 - October 1991
Paris Descartes, CPSC
Field of study
  • HISTORY
January 1989 - January 2000
October 1978 - June 1983
Universidad de Salamanca
Field of study
  • History

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Publications (30)
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RESUMEN Los datos de exportación de los productos básicos de la economía canaria (plátanos, tomates y papas) de finales del siglo anterior y princi-pios del actual, son fundamentales para conocer su evolución dada su tra-dicional dependencia de los mercados exteriores. Efectivamente, desde el último tercio del siglo XIX se intentaron alter-nativas...
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This article offers a synthesis of Spain’s action in the Western Sahara desert, from the moment the Spanish Protectorate over the coast comprised between Bojador Cape and the West Bay was proclaimed to 1975 with the tripartite agreement and the desertion of the territory. In these pages the causes that motivated the late colonization of the territo...
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This book discusses some of the most controversial themes in the Hispanic colonial historiography of recent years. Its objective is to offer a synthesis about Spain’s presence in the Occidental Sahara between 1885 and 1975 to show that the processes of colonization and decolonization were unseasonable to the historic context in which they took plac...
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At the end of the Civil War, the Spanish government launched a series of geological research campaigns in Western Sahara through the National Institute of Industry and the Mining and Geological Service attached to the General Directorate of Morocco and the Colonies. These campaigns resulted in the discovery of phosphates and iron. In this article,...
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Aldea Moret was a mining village specialised in phosphate mining located close to the capital of the province of Cáceres. Although we know that miners were present in the Calerizo area of Cáceres in the 1860s and 1870s due to the exploitation of the mines, it was not until the Sociedad General de Fosfato de Cáceres was established in 1876 that a ha...
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The Independent Universitarian Party (IUP) was a centre-right Spanish political organisation, as well as the youth wing of the Democratic Party (founded some years earlier by Joaquín Garrigues Walker). The IUP appeared in the second half of 1974, in a milieu of left and far-left universitarian movements. The purpose of this investigation is, by dra...
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Between the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s, the world’s phosphate market went through a period characterized by a fall in demand and a price war between the major producers. At that time, Saharan phosphate burst onto the world market. In this paper, I intend to analyze the strategies used by the major producers to control Saharan p...
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In a context dominated by the rivalry between Spain and Morocco for the Western Sahara, the Spanish state, through the Spanish National Institute of Industry (INI), decided in 1969 to continue with the project initiated by Enminsa in the mining extraction centre of Bu-Craa by creating a new company: Fosbucraa. In this paper, I intend to analyze the...
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After the discovery of the existence of phosphate in Western Sahara by the geologist Manuel Alía Medina in the year 1945, Spain ordered the National Company of Mining Investigation (Enadimsa) to carry through the investigation and exploitation of the phosphate mining area of Western Sahara with the purpose of providing phospated fertilizers to the...
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This article analyses the complex interplay of Franco-Spanish relations in the context of the conversations held between the two states in order to establish borders in the south of the Sherifian Empire in the years leading up to the declaration of the Protectorate. Although the interests of both countries in the region date back to the mid ninetee...
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Este artículo analiza las complejas relaciones franco-españolas en el marco de las conversaciones encaminadas a fijar las fronteras en el sur del imperio cherifiano en los años previos a la proclamación del protectorado. Aunque los intereses de ambos países en la región se remontan a mediados del siglo xix, no será hasta el primer decenio de la cen...
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L’indépendance de la République islamique de Mauritanie s’est accompagnée, entre autres, d’un changement dans la législation de ce pays en matière de pêche. Face aux incertitudes de la période post-indépendance, le lobby canarien de la pêche, regroupé autour du Consortium des industries de la pêche canarienne africaine (COIPESCA), a décidé de faire...
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This study looks at the origin and evolution of Spanish state investment in the fish-derived industry in the former Spanish colony of Western Sahara and in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, through the creation by the Spanish National Industry Institute (Instituto Nacional de Industria [INI]) of two companies. One of these was a mixed capital and...
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This study looks at the origin and evolution of Spanish state investment in the fish-derived industry in the former Spanish colony of Western Sahara and in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, through the creation by the Spanish National Industry Institute (Instituto Nacional de Industria [INI]) of two companies. One of these was a mixed capital and...
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This paper analyzes the relationship between fishing activity of the Canary fleet and the institutional context in which it unfolded over the last two centuries. Although the legal and institutional framework has changed in the transition from the old economy to a capitalist economy system, so with no access to fishery resources. These remained fre...
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Due to the limited access to Spanish archives containing colonial documents and the inherent obstacles blocking the way, it is true to say that Spanish emigration on the North West coast of Africa has been overlooked in the context of the Spanish bibliography dealing with Spain’s colonial presence in the region. This article aims to draw attention...
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This article describes how the French and Spanish colonial authorities behaved with regards to marking the borders of the WestemAtlantic desert according to their own interests, and following the development of the historical events between the two countries, the power dynamics involved regardless of the nature of the tribal makeup and the relation...
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Article 8 in the 1860’s Moroccan-Spanish Agreement paved the way for Spain to possess a territory in the Atlantic coast, in the site known as Santa Cruz de Mar Pequeña. Subsequently, the two meetings of the Mixed Moroccan-Spanish Committee held in 1878 and 1883 decided on Sidi Ifni as a relevant site. However, the uprisings in the Souss region and...
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RESEÑA de : Cuenca Toribio, José Manuel. Parlamentarismo y antiparlamentarismo en España. Madrid : Congreso de los Diputados, 1995. RESEÑA de : Puell de la Villa, Fernando. El soldado descopocido. De la leva a la «mili» (1700-1912). Madrid : Biblioteca Nueva, 1996. RESEÑA de : Teijeiro de la Rosa, Juan Miguel. La Real Hacienda Militar de Femando Vi...

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