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16th-Century New Spain

Matthew Restall

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

16th-Century New Spain Introduction The 16th century was a period of dramatic change in Mesoamerica. Beginning with first contacts in the 1510s...

Abolition

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Abolition Introduction The abolition of slavery in Latin America took place between the Wars of Independence of the 1810s and 1820s and the 188...

Agricultural Technologies

Angus Wright

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Agricultural Technologies Introduction The size and diversity of Latin America make it impossible to identify a characteristic “Latin American...

Andean Contributions to Rethinking the State and the Nation

Marc Becker

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Andean Contributions to Rethinking the State and the Nation Introduction The Andean region of South America is alternatively understood as a ge...

Antislavery Narratives

William Luis

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Antislavery Narratives Introduction The antislavery narratives refer to a group of works written in Cuba during the late 1830s under the tutela...

Argentina in the Era of Mass Immigration

Alejandro Meter

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Argentina in the Era of Mass Immigration Introduction In his exploration of the dichotomy between civilization and barbarism in 1845, Domingo ...

Argentina, Slavery in

Erika Edwards

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Slavery in Argentina Introduction In 1587 the first slaves arrived in Buenos Aries from Brazil. From 1580 to 1640, the main commercial activit...

Asian Art and Its Impact in the Americas, 1565–1840

Dennis Carr

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Asian Art and Its Impact in the Americas, 1565–1840 Introduction Between 1565 and 1815, the Spanish viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru import...

Asian-Peruvian Literature

Ignacio López-Calvo

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Asian-Peruvian Literature Introduction In the early 21st century most people of Asian descent in Peru are of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean orig...

Baroque and Neo-baroque Literary Tradition

Michael J. Horswell

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Baroque and Neobaroque Literary Tradition Introduction The Spanish American Baroque, also known as the New World Baroque and the Barroco de In...

Bello, Andrés

Iván Jaksic

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Andrés Bello Introduction Andrés Bello (b. 1781–d. 1865) is widely recognized as a leading Latin American intellectual whose life spanned the ...

Black Experience in Colonial Latin America, The

Ben Vinson

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Black Experience in Colonial Latin America Introduction Between the 1490s and the 1850s, Latin America, including the Spanish-speaking Cari...

Black Experience in Modern Latin America, The

Ben Vinson

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Black Experience in Modern Latin America Introduction The concept of race has been profoundly important to the development of Latin America...

Borderlands in Latin America, Conquest of

J. Michael Francis

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Conquest of Borderlands in Latin America Introduction The Spanish Borderlands occupy a vibrant, though relatively recent, field of historical i...

Bourbon Reforms, The

Kenneth J. Andrien

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

The Bourbon Reforms Introduction After the Spanish Bourbon King Philip V (b. 1700–1746) acceded to the throne, he and his successors, Ferdinan...

Brazilian Northeast, History of the

Courtney J. Campbell

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

History of the Brazilian Northeast Introduction Once belonging to the vast Northern region, the Brazilian Northeast was first referred to as s...

Cádiz Constitution and Liberalism, The

Roberto Breña

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

The Cádiz Constitution and Liberalism Introduction In 1812, in the middle of the occupation of almost all of the Iberian peninsula by the Fren...

Cali

Edgardo Pérez Morales

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Cali Introduction The city of Santiago de Cali is Colombia’s third largest city. Spanish conquistadors founded this town in 1536. Cali became ...

Caracas

Arturo Almandoz Marte

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Caracas Introduction The capital of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is located at the north of the country, separated from the Caribbean ...

Cárdenas and Cardenismo

Benjamin T. Smith

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Cárdenas and Cardenismo Introduction The presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas was characterized by far-reaching socioeconomic, political, and cultura...