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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...

Mestizaje and the Legacy of José María Arguedas

O. Hugo Benavides

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Mestizaje and the Legacy of José María Arguedas Introduction José María Arguedas (b. 1911–d. 1969) is by far the most important intellectual w...

Caste War of Yucatán, The

Terry Rugeley

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Caste War of Yucatán Introduction On 30 July 1847 an armed group of Maya peasants under the leadership of one Cecilio Chi entered the easte...

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...

Neoliberalism

John D. French, Matthew Lymburner

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Neoliberalism Introduction This bibliography guides the reader through the literature on what has come to be called “neoliberalism,” providing...

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...

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...

Chile's Struggle for Independence

Juan Luis Ossa

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Chile’s Struggle for Independence Introduction Chile’s struggle for independence is known as the period in which Chile became a separate count...

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...

Photography in the History of Race and Nation

Deborah Poole

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Photography in the History of Race and Nation Introduction Within months of Daguerre’s announcement of the invention of photography in France ...

History, Cultural

Andrew Grant Wood

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Cultural History Introduction In the most inclusive sense, culture involves the creation and communication of meaning among individuals in any ...

Ecuador

O. Hugo Benavides

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Ecuador Introduction Ecuador has a very diverse geographical landscape: Pacific coast, Andean highland, Amazonian rain forest, and Galapagos a...

Printing and the Book

Martin Austin Nesvig

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Printing and The Book Introduction The development of the print culture and the printing press in Latin America date to the very earliest Europ...

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