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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...

Beauty in Latin America

Alvaro Jarrin

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Beauty in Latin AmericaIntroductionBeauty clearly has power in Latin America—people deploy beauty to organize bodies in particular ways, and beauty cl...

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 ...

Black Experience in Colonial Latin America, The

Ben Vinson, Greg Graves

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Black Experience in Colonial Latin AmericaIntroductionBetween the 1490s and the 1850s, Latin America, including the Spanish-speaking Caribbean and...

Black Experience in Modern Latin America, The

Ben Vinson, Greg Graves

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Black Experience in Modern Latin AmericaIntroductionThe concept of race has been profoundly important to the development of Latin American societi...

Bogotá

David Sowell

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Bogotá Introduction Bogotá is the capital of the Republic of Colombia, Latin America’s fourth most populous nation. The 2010 census enumerated...

Bolaño, Roberto

Jeffrey Lawrence

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Roberto BolañoIntroductionRoberto Bolaño (b. 1953–d. 2003) is widely considered to be the most important Latin American novelist of the turn of the 21...

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...

Bourbon Reforms, The

Kenneth J. Andrien

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

The Bourbon ReformsIntroductionAfter the Spanish Bourbon King Philip V (b. 1700–d. 1746) acceded to the throne, he and his successors, Ferdinand VI (r...

Brazilian Northeast, History of the

Courtney J. Campbell

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

History of the Brazilian Northeast Introduction Once belonging to the vast Northern region, the Brazilian Northeast was first referred to as s...

Buenos Aires

Fernando Degiovanni, Fernando J. Rosenberg

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Buenos Aires Introduction One of the most important city ports of the Western Hemisphere, Buenos Aires has a history inextricably connected to...

Cádiz Constitution and Liberalism, The

Roberto Breña

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

The Cádiz Constitution and Liberalism Introduction In 1812, in the middle of the occupation of almost all of the Iberian peninsula by the Fren...

Cali

Edgardo Pérez Morales

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Cali Introduction The city of Santiago de Cali is Colombia’s third largest city. Spanish conquistadors founded this town in 1536. Cali became ...

California Missions, The

Steven W. Hackel

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

The California MissionsIntroductionInitiated in San Diego in 1769 by the Mallorcan missionary Junípero Serra, the California missions eventually numbe...

Caracas

Arturo Almandoz Marte

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Caracas Introduction The capital of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is located at the north of the country, separated from the Caribbean ...

Cárdenas and Cardenismo

Benjamin T. Smith

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Cárdenas and Cardenismo Introduction The presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas was characterized by far-reaching socioeconomic, political, and cultura...

Caribbean Philosophical Association, The

Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Lewis Gordon

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Caribbean Philosophical Association Introduction The Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) is an organization of scholars and lay-intel...

Caribbean, The Archaeology of the

William F. Keegan

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

The Archaeology of the CaribbeanIntroduction“Caribbean” archaeology encompasses the islands of three archipelagos: Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles, ...

Cartagena de Indias

Edgardo Pérez Morales

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Cartagena de IndiasIntroductionCartagena de Indias, one of the most important port towns in the Spanish Caribbean, became a crucial pivot for European...

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...

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