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Chaco War

Bridget Chesterton

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Chaco War Introduction Between 1932 and 1935 Bolivia and Paraguay went to war over the desolate Chaco Boreal region. The Grand Chaco a region ...

Bogotá

David Sowell

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Bogotá Introduction Bogotá is the capital of the Republic of Colombia, Latin America’s fourth most populous nation. The 2010 census enumerated...

Gender in Postcolonial Latin America

Florence E. Babb

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Gender in Postcolonial Latin America Introduction Gender, along with such variables as social class, race, and nationality, is viewed as a pri...

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 thought about i...

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...

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...

Church in Colonial Latin America, The

John F. Schwaller

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

The Church in Colonial Latin America Introduction The Catholic Church was undoubtedly the single most important institution in colonial Latin America. E...

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...

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