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Revolts and Revolutions: Resistance Movements in NM History

January 4, 2023

Rob Martinez

New Mexico State Historian

State Historian Rob Martinez discusses resistance movements in New Mexico through the ages. Learn about the causes and effects of New Mexicans taking action against oppressive leaders, symbols and institutions in New Mexico history.

Rob Martinez is a native New Mexican born and raised in Albuquerque. A graduate of the University of New Mexico with a B.B.A. in International Business Management, Rob went on to pursue his interest in New Mexican culture and history at UNM, earning an M.A. in Latin American history, with an emphasis on church, cultural, and social practices of the Spanish Colonial period in New Mexico. Before joining the Office of the State Historian, Mr. Martinez worked for fourteen years as a research historian for the Sephardic Legacy Project, scouring civil and church archives in New Mexico, Mexico, Spain, France, Italy, Cuba, and Puerto Rico, analyzing documents for a research and publishing project about the Crypto-Jewish phenomenon in New Mexico and the Caribbean. He assumed his current position as State Historian in 2019.

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January 4, 2023
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Friends of History
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