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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...

Film, Science Fiction

Alfredo Luiz Suppia

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Science Fiction FilmIntroductionLatin American science fiction (SF) cinema does exist, although it is seldom noted by most film critics, scholars, and...

Football (Soccer) in Latin America

Patrick Ridge

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Football (Soccer) in Latin AmericaIntroductionFútbol—spelled without the accent in Mexico—or futebol as it is known in Brazil, represents one of the m...

Franciscans in Colonial Latin America

John F. Schwaller

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Franciscans in Colonial Latin AmericaIntroductionFour religious orders have played central roles in the history of Latin America: Jesuits, Franciscan,...

From "National Culture" to the "National Popular" and the Andean Novel (1889-1950)

Javier Sanjinés C.

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

From “National Culture” to the “National Popular” and the Andean Novel (1889–1950)IntroductionGiven the ideological relationship between literature—as...

Gaucho Literature

Ilan Stavans

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Gaucho LiteratureIntroductionThe myth and folklore of gauchos are at the core of Argentina’s national identity. This rural population—compared, misgui...

Gender and History in the Andes

Sofia Chacaltana Cortez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Gender and History in the AndesIntroductionIn Andean academia, a highly conservative environment, gender as a category of analysis has been an elusive...

Gender during the Period of Latin American Independence

Sarah C. Chambers

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Gender during the Period of Latin American IndependenceIntroductionIndependence is foundational to national histories in Latin America, defined for th...

Gender in Colonial Brazil

Júnia Ferreira Furtado

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Gender in Colonial Brazil Introduction In Brazil, gender history became a specific branch of study very recently, although visions about the s...

Gender in Postcolonial Latin America

Florence E. Babb, Amy Cox Hall

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...

Guaman Poma de Ayala, Felipe

Rolena Adorno

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Felipe Guaman Poma de AyalaIntroductionThe Andean chronicler Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala and his Nueva corónica y buen gobierno stand at the intersect...

Guaraní and Their Legacy, The

Barbara Ganson

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

The Guaraní and Their LegacyIntroductionCaught between tradition and modernity, more than 100,000 indigenous Guaraní-speaking peoples currently reside...

Guatemala (Colonial Period)

Stephen Webre

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Guatemala (Colonial Period)IntroductionThe colonial period in Guatemalan history is customarily dated from 1524 to 1821. During that time, Guatemala w...

Guatemala (Modern & National Period)

Betsy Konefal

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Guatemala (Modern & National Period)IntroductionGuatemala is stunningly beautiful and rich in geographic and cultural diversity. The country also has ...

Guatemala and Yucatan, Conquest of

Laura E. Matthew

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Conquest of Guatemala and Yucatan Introduction Excellent work has been done on the conquest wars of the 16th and 17th centuries in Guatemala a...

Guatemala City

John T. Way

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Guatemala City Introduction The construction of Guatemala City in the Ermita Valley, its fourth and final home, began in the mid-1770s in the ...

Haitian Revolution, The

Laurent Dubois, Julia Gaffield

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Haitian Revolution Introduction The Haitian revolution was a complicated and trans-regional event, one that brought together actors, ideas,...

Havana

Guadalupe García

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

HavanaIntroductionThe Cuban city of San Cristóbal de la Habana has been a nodal point of economic, commercial, political, and cultural exchange since ...

Health and Disease in Modern Latin America, History of

Diego Armus

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

History of Health and Disease in Modern Latin America Introduction Since the early 1980s, historical studies on disease and health in modern L...

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 ...

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