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Revolution and Reaction in Central America

Jeffrey Gould, Christopher Eichstedt

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Revolution and Reaction in Central America Introduction The cycles of revolution and counterrevolution that characterized the Latin American C...

Rosas, Juan Manuel de

Jeffrey Shumway

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Juan Manuel de Rosas Introduction Governor Juan Manuel de Rosas is one of the most controversial figures of Argentine history. A dominant figu...

Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic

Brian Jones, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic Introduction Traditionally, narratives of the development of modern science have excluded the histo...

Sexualities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Florence E. Babb

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Sexualities in Latin America and the Caribbean Introduction As elsewhere around the globe, diverse sexual practices and identities are found t...

Spanish and Portuguese Trade, 1500–1750

Fabrício Prado

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Spanish and Portuguese Trade, 1500–1750 Introduction The reconnection of the Americas to Eurasia and Africa carried by Iberian empires provoke...

Spanish Caribbean In The Colonial Period, The

David Wheat

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Spanish Caribbean in the Colonial Period Introduction From the late 15th to the late 19th centuries, Spain controlled extensive territories in...

Spanish Colonial Decorative Arts, 1500-1825

Jorge F. Rivas-Pérez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Spanish Colonial Decorative Arts, 1500–1825 Introduction The origins of what we now denominate “Spanish colonial decorative arts” can be traced...

Spanish Florida

James G. Cusick

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Spanish Florida Introduction The term “Spanish Florida” is generally applied to the history of Florida from the time of Juan Ponce de León’s ex...

Textile Traditions of the Andes

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Textile Traditions of the Andes Introduction The Andean region boasts one of the world’s oldest, most continuous, and best-preserved textile tr...

Transculturation and Literature

Luis Duno-Gottberg

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Transculturation and Literature Introduction In 1940, Cuban ethnographer Fernando Ortiz coined the concept of “transculturation” for the sphere...

Trujillo, Rafael

Eric Paul Roorda

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Rafael Trujillo Introduction Rafael Trujillo (b. 24 October 1891–d. 30 May 1961) was the archetypal Latin American dictator. In control of the ...

U.S.-Latin American Relations During the Cold War

Jeffrey F. Taffet

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

US–Latin American Relations during the Cold War Introduction US involvement in Latin American affairs during the Cold War period was extraordi...

United States and Castro's Cuba in the Cold War, The

Piero Gleijeses

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The United States and Castro’s Cuba in the Cold War Introduction President Dwight Eisenhower did not hesitate to recognize the government ...

United States and the Guatemalan Revolution, The

Piero Gleijeses

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

The United States and the Guatemalan Revolution Introduction “It wasn’t a great conspiracy, and it wasn’t a child’s game. We were just a group...

United States Invasion of the Dominican Republic, 1961–1966, The

Piero Gleijeses

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The United States Invasion of the Dominican Republic, 1961–1966 Introduction On 24 April 1965, young military officers rose in revolt in the Do...

Urban History

Brodwyn Fischer

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Urban History Introduction Latin American urban history is a capacious field. “Urban history” can refer both to the history of cities and to h...

Vargas, Getúlio

Joel Wolfe

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Getúlio Vargas Introduction Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (b. 1882–d. 1954) was perhaps the single most dominant figure in 20th-century Brazilian po...

Women and Labor in 20th-Century Latin America

Susie Porter

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Women and Labor in 20th-Century Latin America Introduction A robust field of study emerged in the late 1970s, primarily in the social sciences...

Women in Colonial Latin American History

Susan M. Socolow

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Women in Colonial Latin American History Introduction The history of women in colonial Latin America has been a productive and exciting field ...

Women in Modern Latin American History

Elizabeth Quay Hutchison

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Women in Modern Latin American History Introduction Sources for the study of the history of women in Latin America’s national period grew expon...