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Are Subaltern Studies Postmodern or Postcolonial? The Politics and Sensibilities of Geohistorical Locations

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses South Asian subaltern studies as well as their adaptation by Latin Americanist historian Florencia Mallon and by the Latin American Subaltern Studies Group. It is important to ... More


Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Tobias Reinhardt, Michael Lapidge, and J. N. Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Twenty chapters from two often-dissociated areas of Latin studies, classical and medieval Latin, examine continuities and developments in the language of Latin prose from its emergence to the twelfth ... More


Introduction

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/9780195396065.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter introduces the subject of Peruvian responses to climate change and ensuing glacier catastrophes from 1941 to the present. In Peru's Cordillera Blanca mountain range, which towers above ... More


In which the author briefly introduces the topic and current debates, or an explanation of a death foretold, which never came, as well as of the author’s goals in once more returning to the topic

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/9780226443232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction explains why the term “Latin America” is politically, morally, and culturally troublesome but nonetheless persists unchallenged. It also reviews the many ways in which intellectuals, ... More


Thresholds of Illiteracy, or the Deadlock of Resistance in Latin America

Abraham Acosta

in Thresholds of Illiteracy: Theory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257096
eISBN:
9780823261475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257096.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter traces the emergence of postcolonial theory in Latin American studies during the 1990s, a disciplinary shift that sparked a serious and hotly contested debate over the terms and ... More


US-Centered Latin America—Part 1: On current US Latin Americanism and its challenges, or an explanation of the recent forms of survival of the term

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/9780226443232.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 constitutes a detailed criticism of current U.S. Latin Americanism in various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. They examine the current challenges faced by U.S. Latin ... More


World History Meets History of Masculinity in Latin American Studies1

Ulrike Strasser and Heidi Tinsman

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines world history and historical studies of masculinity through the prism of Latin American Studies. It begins by discussing the materialist and culturalist approaches that drive a ... More


History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Mark Thurner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how the entity called “Peru” gradually came into being, and how the narratives that defined it evolved over time. It is an account of Peruvian historiography, one that makes a ... More


Introduction: An Attempt to Grasp the Moment

Jeffrey D. Needell

in Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060675
eISBN:
9780813050942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060675.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction to the anthology explains the origin of the 2013 conference from which it derives, pointing to the unusual variety and level of expertise involved, at a time when so many want to ... More


Tango Nuevo

Carolyn Merritt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book examines a controversial topic that has yet to be addressed in the literature on Argentine tango, the most recent incarnation of tango nuevo (new tango) dance. Alternately attributed to ... More


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