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Georacial Disorder beneath Enchanted Lakes

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines disaster responses and environmental perceptions of climate change and glacier retreat through an analysis of the 1941 Huaraz and 1945 Chavín de Huantar glacial lake outburst ... More


Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Sarah Sarzynski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recasts conventional narratives of the Cold War in Brazil and the 1964 coup through its examination of revolutionary social and cultural movements in the Northeastern region in the 1950s ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Stephanie J. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Stephanie J. Smith brings Mexican politics and art together, chronicling the turbulent relations between radical artists and the postrevolutionary Mexican state. The revolution opened space for new ... More


Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Benjamin A. Cowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book argues that Cold War struggles against “subversion” must be understood in cultural terms, as a reaction to the consequences—both real and perceived—of modernization. Inscribing Brazil’s ... More


Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Anadelia A. Romo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has built its economy around attracting international tourists to what is billed as the locus of Afro-Brazilian culture and the epicenter of Brazilian racial ... More


The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State

Hannah Gill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834282
eISBN:
9781469603926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899380_gill
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Over recent decades, the Southeast has become a new frontier for Latin American migration to and within the United States, and North Carolina has had one of the fastest growing Latino populations in ... More


Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Ramon Ruiz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Explicitly focusing on the malaise of underdevelopment that has shaped the country since the Spanish conquest, this book offers a panoramic interpretation of Mexican history and culture from the ... More


The Legacy

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Adam Smith, the classical economist, called the discovery of America one of the “most important events in the history of mankind.” America's significance, he went on to say, lay not in its mines of ... More


Surfing the New Wave: Music, Leisure, and Consumption

Valeria Manzano

in The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611617
eISBN:
9781469611624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611617.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the spread of youth-led music and consumption. It suggests that these realms became pivotal to the ways in which young people constructed a sense of generational belonging at ... More


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