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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...

Caudillos, 19th Century

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

19th Century Caudillos Introduction The term caudillo originates from the Spanish word for head, cabeza, and describes the leader of a politic...

Central America, The Archaeology of

Edward Schortman, Patricia Urban

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

The Archaeology of Central AmericaIntroductionCentral America, made up of Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, has long been a pl...

Chaco War

Bridget Chesterton

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Chaco WarIntroductionBetween 1932 and 1935 Bolivia and Paraguay went to war over the desolate Chaco Boreal region. The Grand Chaco region extends over...

Chávez, Hugo, and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela

Daniel Hellinger

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela Introduction The scholarship on Hugo Chávez and the “Bolivarian Revolution” is nearly a...

Children, History of

Elizabeth Kuznesof

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

History of Children Introduction Publications on the history of childhood globally or for Latin America only date since the 1980s. Most pertin...

Chile's Struggle for Independence

Juan Luis Ossa

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Chile’s Struggle for Independence Introduction Chile’s struggle for independence is known as the period in which Chile became a separate count...

Chronicle, The

Viviane Mahieux

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Chronicle Introduction The chronicle is a somewhat unstructured genre that combines literary aestheticism with the journalistic responsibi...

Church in Colonial Latin America, The

John F. Schwaller

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

The Church in Colonial Latin AmericaIntroductionThe Catholic Church was undoubtedly the single most important institution in colonial Latin America. E...

Cinema, Contemporary Brazilian

Alfredo Luiz Suppia

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Contemporary Brazilian CinemaIntroductionAt first glance, contemporary Brazilian cinema seems to be the byproduct of a mid-1990s renaissance in nation...

Cinema, Latin American

Maria Helena Rueda

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Latin American Cinema Introduction Moving pictures arrived in Latin America soon after the Lumière Brothers created their first projection in ...

Colonial Central America

David Carey

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Colonial Central America Introduction Throughout the colonial period, Central America existed in the shadow of Mexico. The Spanish Empire’s pr...

Colonial Latin America, Crime and Punishment in

Mark Lentz

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Crime and Punishment in Colonial Latin AmericaIntroductionSpanish and Portuguese claims to American territories led to the passage of many early laws ...

Colonial Latin America, Pilgrimage in

Joel Palka, Ramon Folch

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Pilgrimage in Colonial Latin AmericaIntroductionLatin American pilgrimage shrines from pre-Columbian times to the present have been linked to prominen...

Colonial Legal History of Peru

Alcira Dueñas, Renzo Honores

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Colonial Legal History of PeruIntroductionAfter about 150 years of institutional history, historians, legal anthropologists, and lawyers shifted the f...

Colonial New Granada

Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Colonial New GranadaIntroductionIn the 1530s, the Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada coined the term “New Kingdom of Granada” to talk abo...

Colonial Portuguese Amazon Region, from the 17th to 18th Centuries

Rafael Chambouleyron

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Colonial Portuguese Amazon Region, from the 17th to 18th CenturiesIntroductionThe colonial Portuguese Amazon region constituted a separate province of...

Contemporary Indigenous Social and Political Thought

Juan Carlos Grijalva

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Contemporary Indigenous Social and Political ThoughtIntroductionThe contemporary continental emergence of a significant number of indigenous intellect...

Contemporary Maya, The

Paul Eiss

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Contemporary Maya Introduction Any consideration of the subject of the “contemporary Maya” must begin by recognizing that the people groupe...

Cortés, Hernán

Peter Sorensen

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Hernán CortésIntroductionHernán Cortés (b. 1485–d. 1547) was a central figure in the military, political, and economic colonization of Mesoamerica in ...

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