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Family History

Ann S. Blum

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Family History Introduction The family has been at the center of the history of Latin America since Europeans first confronted the region’s in...

Early Colonial Forms of Native Expression in Mexico and Peru

Lori Boornazian Diel

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Early Colonial Forms of Native Expression in Mexico and Peru ...

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...

Cuban Revolution, The

Louis A. Pérez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Cuban Revolution Introduction The triumph of the Cuban revolution on 1 January 1959 immediately called attention to a country hardly thoug...

Legal History of the State and Church in 18th Century New Spain

Margarita Bornemann Menegus

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Legal History of the State and Church in 18th Century New Spain Introduction The existing literature on the legal history of 18th-century New ...

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 ...

Drug Trades in Latin America

Paul Gootenberg

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Drug Trades in Latin America Introduction Illicit drug trades of the Americas in the early 21st century are worth, in rough estimates, about...

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...

Army of Chile in the 19th Century

Joaquín Fernández Abara, Juan Luis Ossa

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Army of Chile in the 19th Century Introduction To define the concept of armed forces in 19th-century Chile is a complex task, as their evoluti...

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...

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