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Post-Conquest Demographic Collapse

Douglas Ubelaker, Keitlyn E. Alcantara

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Post-Contact Demographic Collapse Introduction The post-contact demographic collapse is firmly documented in Latin America but not fully under...

Poverty in Latin America

Amos Megged

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Poverty in Latin AmericaIntroductionThe theme of poverty in Latin America encompasses a whole range of problems that evolved throughout the centuries ...

Pre-conquest Mesoamerican States, The

Andrew K. Balkansky, Nathan J. Meissner

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

The Pre-conquest Mesoamerican StatesIntroductionSpanish eyewitnesses from the conquest period of the 1520s described “enchanted visions” and “dreams” ...

Pre-Revolutionary Mexico, State and Nation Formation in

Karen Caplan

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

State and Nation Formation in Pre-Revolutionary MexicoIntroductionIn 1821, Mexico gained its independence after a lengthy struggle with Spain. In 1910...

Preconquest Incas

Gary Urton

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Preconquest Incas ...

Printing and the Book

Martin Austin Nesvig

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Printing and The Book Introduction The development of the print culture and the printing press in Latin America date to the very earliest Europ...

Prints and the Circulation of Colonial Images

Kelly Donahue-Wallace

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Prints and the Circulation of Colonial Images Introduction Printed images began circulating in the territories that would become Spain’s Ameri...

Protestantism in Latin America

Stephen Dove

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Protestantism in Latin America Introduction Although Catholicism continues to be the majority religion in Latin America, Protestantism has eme...

Puerto Rican Literature

Juan Pablo Rivera

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Puerto Rican LiteratureIntroductionWhat constitutes “Puerto Rican literature”? This question is as literary as it is political, to a greater degree th...

Quipu

Galen Brokaw

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Quipu Introduction The quipu (also khipu) is a system of knotted, colored, cotton or camelid fiber cords used by the Incas and other Andean cu...

Religions in Latin America

Frank Usarski

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Religions in Latin AmericaIntroductionThis article, distinct from the strict chronological perspective of history of religions selected according to t...

Revolution and Reaction in Central America

Jeffrey Gould, Christopher Eichstedt

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Revolution and Reaction in Central America Introduction The cycles of revolution and counterrevolution that characterized the Latin American C...

Rosas, Juan Manuel de

Jeffrey Shumway

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Juan Manuel de Rosas Introduction Governor Juan Manuel de Rosas is one of the most controversial figures of Argentine history. A dominant figu...

Sandinista Revolution and the FSLN, The

Salvador Martí i Puig

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The Sandinista Revolution and the FSLNIntroductionIn July 1961 a group of young, radicalized Nicaraguans inspired by the experience of Cuba founded a ...

Santo Domingo

Charlton Yingling

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Santo DomingoIntroductionSanto Domingo became the first permanent European colony and city in the Americas (1495–1496). As the local Taínos encountere...

São Paulo

Cristina Mehrtens, Fernando Atique, Aiala Levy

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

São PauloIntroductionWith almost twelve million inhabitants, São Paulo today ranks among the most populous cities in the world. Its dramatic urbanizat...

Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic

Brian Jones, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Science and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic Introduction Traditionally, narratives of the development of modern science have excluded the histo...

Science and Technology in Modern Latin America

José Ragas

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Science and Technology in Modern Latin AmericaIntroductionScience and technology are witnessing an auspicious moment in Latin America. Once associated...

Sexualities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Florence E. Babb

Subject: Latin American Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Sexualities in Latin America and the Caribbean Introduction As elsewhere around the globe, diverse sexual practices and identities are found t...

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...

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