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Costa Rica

David Diaz-Arias

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Costa Rica Introduction Costa Rica has been studied extensively by social scientists. Indeed, the number of historical works on Costa Rica is ...

Cuban Revolution, The

Louis A. Pérez

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Cuban RevolutionIntroductionThe triumph of the Cuban Revolution on 1 January 1959 immediately called attention to a country hardly thought about i...

de Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando

Amber Brian

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Fernando de Alva IxtlilxochitlIntroductionDon Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl (b. c. 1578–d. 1650) is a relatively unknown figure outside of specialist...

Dependency Theory in Latin American History

Miguel Reyes Hernández, Miguel Alejandro López López

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Dependency Theory in Latin American HistoryIntroductionThis article examines dependency theory, focusing especially on Latin America. Dependency theor...

Development of Architecture in New Spain, 1500–1810, The

Cristina Ratto

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The Development of Architecture in New Spain, 1500–1810IntroductionDuring 1519, Hernán Cortés, on behalf of the Spanish Crown, initiated the process o...

Development of Painting in Peru, 1520–1820, The

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Development of Painting in Peru, 1520–1820 Introduction The artistic traditions of Peru were transformed after the Spanish conquest of the ...

Drug Trades in Latin America

Paul Gootenberg

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Drug Trades in Latin America Introduction Illicit drug trades of the Americas in the early 21st century are worth, in rough estimates, about...

Dutch in South America and the Caribbean, The

Christopher Ebert

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

The Dutch in South America and the CaribbeanIntroductionThe concept of “Latin America” gained currency only in modern times, and its use as an organiz...

Early Colonial Forms of Native Expression in Mexico and Peru

Lori Boornazian Diel

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Early Colonial Forms of Native Expression in Mexico and Peru ...

Economies from Independence to Industrialization

Humberto Morales Moreno, Miguel Reyes Hernández

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Economies from Independence to IndustrializationIntroductionBetween the fall of Spanish rule in continental America and the emergence of Latin America...

Ecuador

O. Hugo Benavides

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Ecuador Introduction Ecuador has a very diverse geographical landscape: Pacific coast, Andean highland, Amazonian rain forest, and Galapagos a...

Ecuador, La Generación del 30 in

O. Hugo Benavides

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

La Generación del 30 in EcuadorIntroductionLa Generación del 30 is one of the most important Ecuadorian literary movements. For many, the importance o...

Education in New Spain

Dorothy Tanck de Estrada, Víctor Cid

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Education in New SpainIntroductionNew Spain, also known as Colonial Mexico, existed for three hundred years, from 1521 to 1821. These dates mark the d...

El Salvador

Erik Ching

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

El SalvadorIntroductionAny analysis of scholarly inquiry into El Salvador has to be placed in the context of the country’s authoritarian history. Wher...

Enlightenment and its Visual Manifestations in Spanish America, The

Daniela Bleichmar

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Enlightenment and its Visual Manifestations in Spanish America Introduction The Spanish American Enlightenment is loosely dated as the peri...

Environmental History

Myrna Santiago

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Environmental History Introduction Nature has been part of the Latin American intellectual tradition for over a century. In the second half of...

Era of Porfirio Díaz, 1876–1911, The

William Beezley

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Era of Porfirio Díaz, 1876–1911 Introduction Porfirio Díaz (b. 1830–d. 1915) had a brilliant military career that included participating in...

Family History

Ann S. Blum

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Family History Introduction The family has been at the center of the history of Latin America since Europeans first confronted the region’s in...

Film, Science Fiction

Alfredo Luiz Suppia

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Science Fiction FilmIntroductionLatin American science fiction (SF) cinema does exist, although it is seldom noted by most film critics, scholars, and...

Football (Soccer) in Latin America

Patrick Ridge

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Football (Soccer) in Latin AmericaIntroductionFútbol—spelled without the accent in Mexico—or futebol as it is known in Brazil, represents one of the m...

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