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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...

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...

Caudillos, 19th Century

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

19th Century Caudillos Introduction The term caudillo originates from the Spanish word for head, cabeza, and describes the leader of a politic...

Enlightenment and its Visual Manifestations in Spanish America, The

Daniela Bleichmar

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Enlightenment and its Visual Manifestations in Spanish America Introduction The Spanish American Enlightenment is loosely dated as the peri...

Mexican Revolution, 1910–1940, The

Alan Knight, Jaime Rodriguez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Mexican Revolution, 1910–1940 Introduction The Mexican Revolution, as an armed movement, began in 1910; though opinions differ, it is safe ...

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...

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...

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...

Machado de Assis

Paul B. Dixon

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Machado de Assis ...

Novel, Chronology of the Venezuelan

Leonora Simonovis

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Chronology of The Venezuelan Novel Introduction This article covers some of the main authors, trends, and themes of the Venezuelan novel from ...

Era of Porfirio Díaz, 1876–1911, The

William Beezley

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Era of Porfirio Díaz, 1876–1911 Introduction Porfirio Díaz (b. 1830–d. 1915) had a brilliant military career that included participating in...

Indigenous Population and Justice System in Central Mexico and Oaxaca, The

Ethelia Ruiz Medrano

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Indigenous Population and Justice System in Central Mexico and Oaxaca Introduction The forms of justice that the colonial authorities appl...

Chávez, Hugo, and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela

Daniel Hellinger

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela Introduction The scholarship on Hugo Chávez and the “Bolivarian Revolution” is nearly a...

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...

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 ...

Perón and Peronism

Samuel Amaral

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Perón and Peronism Introduction Peronism is an Argentine political phenomenon born on 17 October 1945. Its name comes from an army colonel name...

Colonial Central America

David Carey

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Colonial Central America Introduction Throughout the colonial period, Central America existed in the shadow of Mexico. The Spanish Empire’s pr...

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 ...

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...

Political Exile in Latin America

Luis Roniger

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Political Exile in Latin America Introduction Since independence, political exile—as both expulsion and expatriation—has been a major mechanis...