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Dancing Jacobins

Rafael Sánchez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since independence from Spain the trope of an endless antagonism pitting civilization against barbarism has remained pervasive in Latin America’s republican imaginary. This book apprehends that trope ... More


Statues and Statutes

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Beginning with the first, this chapter analyses Venezuela’s Constitutions as governmental tools fashioned in response to the postcolonial crowds first unleashed by the colonial order’s breakdown. The ... More


Theater for the Masses

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter four takes off from the urgent attempt on the part of Venezuela’s Founding Fathers to erect a theatre of political representation during the brief interval known as the First Republic. After ... More


Bienvenidos a Hoosierlandia: Asserting Ethnic Belonging at the “Crossroads of America”

Sujey Vega

in Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the complex nature of representation and belonging in a midwestern landscape, the city of Lafayette in Indiana. It considers the border as a spatial metaphor that emerged during ... More


Blurred Boundaries

Ieva Jusionyte

in Savage Frontier: Making News and Security on the Argentine Border

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283510
eISBN:
9780520959378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283510.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

My anthropological research on security and participation in media production converged when I made a television program about illegal adoptions and child trafficking. Following the video format of ... More


Conclusion: Ethnography of In/visibility

Ieva Jusionyte

in Savage Frontier: Making News and Security on the Argentine Border

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283510
eISBN:
9780520959378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283510.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Making security and making news both involve tactical uses of visibility and invisibility. While people invent ingenious ways of remaining invisible to law enforcement and continue to engage in ... More


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