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Latin American Independence

Karen Racine

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Latin American Independence Introduction Latin American independence has spawned tens of thousands of books, articles, novels, plays, films, s...

Latin American Theater and Performance

Jill Lane

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Latin American Theater and PerformanceIntroductionTheatrical practice in Latin America predates the European conquest, and since the conquest has been...

Latin American Urbanism, 1850-1950

Arturo Almandoz Marte

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Latin American Urbanism, 1850–1950IntroductionAfter the colonial domination that in most of Latin America ended by the 1820s, the nascent republics an...

Law and Society in Latin America since 1800

Robert Buffington

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Law and Society in Latin America since 1800 Introduction Complex intersections between legal codes, practices, and institutions, on one hand, ...

Legal History of New Spain, 16th-17th Centuries

Margarita Bornemann Menegus

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Legal History of New Spain, 16th–17th Centuries Introduction The legal history of New Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries has been studie...

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 ...

Literature, Argentinian

Graciela Montaldo

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Argentinian Literature Introduction This entry is focused on Argentinean literature. Because of its historical context, Argentinean literature ...

Machado de Assis

Paul B. Dixon

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Machado de Assis ...

Magical Realism

David William Foster, Rosita Scerbo

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Magical RealismIntroduction“Magical realism” (or “magic realism”) has given extensive service to the attempt to provide an overarching characterizatio...

Maroon Societies in Latin America

Charles Beatty Medina

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Maroon Societies in Latin America ...

Martí, José, and Cuba

Jorge Camacho

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

José Martí and CubaIntroductionJosé Martí (b. 1853–d. 1895) was born in Havana, Cuba, and lived much of his life in exile: in Spain, Mexico, Guatemala...

Menchú, Rigoberta

Betsy Konefal, Polly Lauer

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Rigoberta MenchúIntroductionRigoberta Menchú Tum, a K’iche’ Maya woman from highland Quiché, Guatemala, is an international advocate for indigenous ri...

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...

Mexican Nationalism

Anne Rubenstein, Kevin Chrisman

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Mexican NationalismIntroductionMexican nationalist thought, as articulated by Mexico’s most powerful politicians, scholars, and writers, was never int...

Mexican Revolution, 1910–1940, The

Alan Knight, Jaime Rodriguez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Mexican Revolution, 1910–1940 Introduction The Mexican Revolution, as an armed movement, began in 1910; though opinions differ, it is safe ...

Mexican-US Relations

John Mason Hart

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Mexican-US Relations Introduction The multifaceted history of Mexican and US relationships began in the later 18th century with the arrival of...

Mexico, Conquest of

Camilla Townsend

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Conquest of Mexico Introduction The conquest of Mexico has fascinated the world for many generations. Most works have focused on the Spaniards’...

Mexico, Education in

Laura A. Valdiviezo, Carmina Makar, Daniel Morales

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Education in MexicoIntroductionThe study of Mexico’s educational system requires a systematic historical approach that considers the complex sociocult...

Migration to the United States

Timothy J. Henderson

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Migration to the United States Introduction The literature on Latin American migration to the United States is vast, and a bibliography of thi...

Military and Modern Latin America, The

Zachary Morgan

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Military and Modern Latin America Introduction The history of modern Latin America can be understood through the lens of militarization. I...

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