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Hospitals

Heather Vrana

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

HospitalsIntroductionContemporary readers likely have a narrow view of hospitals. But prior to the 19th century, hospitals were used for many purposes...

Human Rights in Latin America

Rachel May

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Human Rights in Latin AmericaIntroductionHuman rights can be defined in many ways within an array of different intellectual paradigms. In the most gen...

Immigration in Latin America

Jose C. Moya

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Immigration in Latin America Introduction Immigration is arguably the most distinguishing historical feature of Latin America, and of the Weste...

Independence in Argentina

Daniel K. Lewis

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Independence in ArgentinaIntroductionThe topic of Argentina’s break from Spain and toward independence has concerned Argentine historians since the la...

Indigenous Elites in the Colonial Andes

David Garrett

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Indigenous Elites in the Colonial Andes Introduction While largely written out of the historiography until the last half century, indigenous e...

Indigenous Population and Justice System in Central Mexico and Oaxaca, The

Ethelia Ruiz Medrano

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Indigenous Population and Justice System in Central Mexico and Oaxaca Introduction The forms of justice that the colonial authorities appl...

Indigenous Voices in Literature

Juan Carlos Grijalva

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Indigenous Voices in LiteratureIntroductionThe indigenous peoples of Abya Yala (Latin America)—which in the Kuna language means “Land in Its Full Matu...

Japanese Presence in Latin America

Jerry Garcia

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Japanese Presence in Latin America Introduction Although no consensus exists, one study argues that trans-Pacific contact or trade might have ...

Jesuits in Colonial Latin America

Guillermo Wilde

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Jesuits in Colonial Latin AmericaIntroductionThe Jesuits have impacted the history of colonial Latin America as have few other religious orders. Found...

Jewish Presence in Latin America, The

David William Foster

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

The Jewish Presence in Latin AmericaIntroductionThere has been (essentially unproven) speculation that Jews reached the Americas with Columbus’s voyag...

José María Arguedas and Early 21st Century Cultural and Political Theories

Tara Daly, Irina Feldman

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

José María Arguedas and Early 21st Century Cultural and Political TheoriesIntroductionJosé María Arguedas (born in Andahuaylas, Peru, in 1911; died in...

Las Casas, Bartolomé de

Lawrence A. Clayton

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Bartolomé De Las Casas Introduction After Christopher Columbus there is no more prominent figure in the Spanish conquest of the Americas/the E...

Latin American Independence

Karen Racine

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Latin American Independence Introduction Latin American independence has spawned tens of thousands of books, articles, novels, plays, films, s...

Latin American Theater and Performance

Jill Lane

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Latin American Theater and PerformanceIntroductionTheatrical practice in Latin America predates the European conquest, and since the conquest has been...

Latin American Urbanism, 1850-1950

Arturo Almandoz Marte

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Latin American Urbanism, 1850–1950IntroductionAfter the colonial domination that in most of Latin America ended by the 1820s, the nascent republics an...

Law and Society in Latin America since 1800

Robert Buffington

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Law and Society in Latin America since 1800 Introduction Complex intersections between legal codes, practices, and institutions, on one hand, ...

Legal History of New Spain, 16th-17th Centuries

Margarita Bornemann Menegus

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Legal History of New Spain, 16th–17th Centuries Introduction The legal history of New Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries has been studie...

Legal History of the State and Church in 18th Century New Spain

Margarita Bornemann Menegus

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Legal History of the State and Church in 18th Century New Spain Introduction The existing literature on the legal history of 18th-century New ...

Literature, Argentinian

Graciela Montaldo

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Argentinian Literature Introduction This entry is focused on Argentinean literature. Because of its historical context, Argentinean literature ...

Machado de Assis

Paul B. Dixon

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Machado de Assis ...

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