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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 ...

History, Food

Enrique Ochoa

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Food HistoryIntroductionFood consumption, production, and nutrition patterns reflect the broad changes in Latin American history since before the conq...

Honor in Latin America to 1900

Sonya Lipsett-Rivera

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Honor in Latin America, to 1900IntroductionHonor was a value system that governed the lives of colonial and early national Latin Americans. It structu...

Horror in Literature and Film in Latin America

Alfredo Luiz Suppia

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Horror in Literature and Film in Latin AmericaIntroductionLatin American horror literature and film is manifold, a heterogeneous landscape with perhap...

Hospitals

Heather Vrana

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

HospitalsIntroductionContemporary readers likely have a narrow view of hospitals. But prior to the 19th century, hospitals were used for many purposes...

Human Rights in Latin America

Rachel May

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Human Rights in Latin AmericaIntroductionHuman rights can be defined in many ways within an array of different intellectual paradigms. In the most gen...