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Sandinista Revolution and the FSLN, The

Salvador Martí i Puig

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The Sandinista Revolution and the FSLNIntroductionIn July 1961 a group of young, radicalized Nicaraguans inspired by the experience of Cuba founded a ...

Santo Domingo

Charlton Yingling

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Santo DomingoIntroductionSanto Domingo became the first permanent European colony and city in the Americas (1495–1496). As the local Taínos encountere...

São Paulo

Cristina Mehrtens, Fernando Atique, Aiala Levy

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

São PauloIntroductionWith almost twelve million inhabitants, São Paulo today ranks among the most populous cities in the world. Its dramatic urbanizat...

Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic

Brian Jones, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic Introduction Traditionally, narratives of the development of modern science have excluded the histo...

Science and Technology in Modern Latin America

José Ragas

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Science and Technology in Modern Latin AmericaIntroductionScience and technology are witnessing an auspicious moment in Latin America. Once associated...

Sexualities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Florence E. Babb

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Sexualities in Latin America and the Caribbean Introduction As elsewhere around the globe, diverse sexual practices and identities are found t...

Slavery in Brazil

Mariana Dantas

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Slavery in BrazilIntroductionWithin the Americas, Brazil stands out for the intensity, ubiquity, and longevity of its experience of slavery. The histo...

South American Missions

Cameron Jones

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

South American MissionsIntroductionWhile it is certainly true that more academic studies have focused on the North American missions, in terms of thei...

Spanish American Arab Literature

Christina Civantos

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Spanish American Arab LiteratureIntroductionIn the mid-1800s various historical circumstances in the Ottoman province of Greater Syria including econo...

Spanish and Portuguese Trade, 1500–1750

Fabrício Prado

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Spanish and Portuguese Trade, 1500–1750 Introduction The reconnection of the Americas to Eurasia and Africa carried by Iberian empires provoke...

Spanish Caribbean In The Colonial Period, The

David Wheat

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Spanish Caribbean in the Colonial Period Introduction From the late 15th to the late 19th centuries, Spain controlled extensive territories in...

Spanish Colonial Decorative Arts, 1500-1825

Jorge F. Rivas-Pérez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Spanish Colonial Decorative Arts, 1500–1825 Introduction The origins of what we now denominate “Spanish colonial decorative arts” can be traced...

Spanish Florida

James G. Cusick

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Spanish Florida Introduction The term “Spanish Florida” is generally applied to the history of Florida from the time of Juan Ponce de León’s ex...

Spiritual Conquest of Latin America, The

David Tavárez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

The Spiritual Conquest of Latin AmericaIntroductionThe notion of a “spiritual conquest,” as opposed to a military conquest by Spanish forces and indig...

Sports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Antonio Sotomayor

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Sports in Latin America and the CaribbeanIntroductionLatin America and the Caribbean are regions that for more than 520 years have witnessed exception...

Telenovelas and Melodrama in Latin America

Adriana Estill

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Telenovelas and Melodrama in Latin AmericaIntroductionTelenovelas are a television genre developed and produced originally in Latin America since the ...

Textile Traditions of the Andes

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Textile Traditions of the Andes Introduction The Andean region boasts one of the world’s oldest, most continuous, and best-preserved textile tr...

Transculturation and Literature

Luis Duno-Gottberg

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Transculturation and Literature Introduction In 1940, Cuban ethnographer Fernando Ortiz coined the concept of “transculturation” for the sphere...

Trujillo, Rafael

Eric Paul Roorda

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Rafael Trujillo Introduction Rafael Trujillo (b. 24 October 1891–d. 30 May 1961) was the archetypal Latin American dictator. In control of the ...

Tupac Amaru Rebellion, The

Charles F. Walker

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

The Tupac Amaru RebellionIntroductionThe Tupac Amaru Rebellion raged across the Andes from 1780 to 1783. Centered in southern Peru, from Cuzco to Lake...

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