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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 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

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...

Immigration in Latin America

Jose C. Moya

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Immigration in Latin America Introduction Immigration is arguably the most distinguishing historical feature of Latin America, and of the Weste...

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