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Education in New Spain

Dorothy Tanck de Estrada, Víctor Cid

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Education in New SpainIntroductionNew Spain, also known as Colonial Mexico, existed for three hundred years, from 1521 to 1821. These dates mark the d...

El Salvador

Erik Ching

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

El SalvadorIntroductionAny analysis of scholarly inquiry into El Salvador has to be placed in the context of the country’s authoritarian history. Wher...

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...

Environmental History

Myrna Santiago

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Environmental History Introduction Nature has been part of the Latin American intellectual tradition for over a century. In the second half of...

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...

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...

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