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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...

U.S.-Latin American Relations During the Cold War

Jeffrey F. Taffet

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

US–Latin American Relations during the Cold War Introduction US involvement in Latin American affairs during the Cold War period was extraordi...

United States and Castro's Cuba in the Cold War, The

Piero Gleijeses

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The United States and Castro’s Cuba in the Cold War Introduction President Dwight Eisenhower did not hesitate to recognize the government ...

United States and the Guatemalan Revolution, The

Piero Gleijeses

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

The United States and the Guatemalan Revolution Introduction “It wasn’t a great conspiracy, and it wasn’t a child’s game. We were just a group...

United States Invasion of the Dominican Republic, 1961–1966, The

Piero Gleijeses

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The United States Invasion of the Dominican Republic, 1961–1966 Introduction On 24 April 1965, young military officers rose in revolt in the Do...

Urban History

Brodwyn Fischer

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Urban History Introduction Latin American urban history is a capacious field. “Urban history” can refer both to the history of cities and to h...

Urbanization in the 20th Century, Latin America’s

Arturo Almandoz Marte

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Latin America’s Urbanization in the 20th CenturyIntroductionA demographic, economic, social, cultural, and territorial process, urbanization involves ...

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