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Jovita Gonzalez Stakes a Claim in Tejas History

Karen R. Roybal

in Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the short story, "Shades of the Tenth Muses," the novel, Caballero: A Historical Novel, and a master's thesis – each narrative written by Tejana folklorist and author, Jovita ... More


Singing <i>Latinoamérica</i>: A brief but obligatory detour into the question of the relatively recent, initially tentative, yet ultimately widespread embrace of the term Latin America, being an excursion into dustier corners of the author’s memory in search of a vernacular singing of said tune: “Latinoamérica”

Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo

in Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443065
eISBN:
9780226443232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 5 is a response to an anonymous reader of the manuscript. Since the characters in the history of the idea of Latin America are mostly intellectuals, the book focuses on what are ... More


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