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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 ...

Uruguay

Alex Borucki

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

UruguayIntroductionUruguayans living in the country and abroad have written most of the books listed here. Thus, most of these works are written in Sp...

Vargas, Getúlio

Joel Wolfe

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Getúlio Vargas Introduction Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (b. 1882–d. 1954) was perhaps the single most dominant figure in 20th-century Brazilian po...

Venezuela

Daniel Hellinger

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

VenezuelaIntroductionBefore a succession of violent events that took place between 1989 and 1992, most observers regarded Venezuela as an exceptionall...

Venezuelan Literature

Irina Troconis

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Venezuelan LiteratureIntroductionThis article presents an overview of some of the most representative and influential writers and works from Venezuela...

Women and Labor in 20th-Century Latin America

Susie Porter

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Women and Labor in 20th-Century Latin America Introduction A robust field of study emerged in the late 1970s, primarily in the social sciences...

Women in Colonial Latin American History

Susan M. Socolow

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Women in Colonial Latin American History Introduction The history of women in colonial Latin America has been a productive and exciting field ...

Women in Modern Latin American History

Elizabeth Quay Hutchison

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Women in Modern Latin American History Introduction Sources for the study of the history of women in Latin America’s national period grew expon...

Women's Property Rights, Asset Ownership, and Wealth in Latin America

Carmen Diana Deere

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Women's Property Rights, Asset Ownership, and Wealth in Latin AmericaIntroductionIn the 1970s and 1980s, feminist historians began focusing attention ...

World War I in Latin America

Stefan Rinke

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

World War I in Latin AmericaIntroductionThe First World War was a global event that intensively involved Latin America. From the beginning, Latin Amer...

Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas

Neil Harvey

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas Introduction The Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas drew widespread attention to the plight of indigenous peoples i...

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