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Economic Reparations for Grave Human Rights Violations: The Argentinean Experience

José María Guembe

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its return to democracy, Argentina has made great efforts to address the legacy of the last military dictatorship. This paper presents a complete overview of the Argentinean policy of economic ... More


Counter‐Revolution

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how organizations representing nobles, landowners, and officers were forging greater links by August 1917, uniting with industrialists, politicians, and the clergy to form a ... More


Survival and Resistance: Remembering the Ligas Camponesas in the 1980s

Sarah Sarzynski

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After a long silence, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Ligas Camponesas resurfaced to critique the dictatorship and demand re-democratization in Brazil. The chapter analyzes how the Ligas ... More


Latin America and the Caribbean

Gilberto Marcos and Antonio Rodrigues

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) views of the responsibility to protect (RtoP). The LAC region currently experiences a situation of relative peace when compared to other ... More


Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Gonda Van Steen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Through theater’s probing lens, this book offers a critique of cultural life in Greece during the dictatorship years, a topic that has remained largely unexplored. It analyzes the plays and ... More


Epilogue: The State of Exception: Austria’s Descent into the Twentieth Century

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: This chapter serves as an epilogue to the book. In the first few weeks of the First World War, a state of emergency permanently derailed Austria's 150-year state-building project. ... More


Religion as a Political Tool: Resurrecting Canudos and Revolutionizing Jesus

Sarah Sarzynski

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how discourses of religious practices and beliefs of messianism and Catholic radicalism functioned to both unite rural workers and criminalize the rural social movements, while ... More


Monopolizing National History: Performing Tyranny and Constructing Myths

Gonda Van Steen

in Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 presents a diptych of antithetical stage representations of Greek history, continuity, and heroism. It discusses the military regime’s attempted monopoly on culture, language, and imagery ... More


Rescreening the Past: The Politics of Memory in Brazilian Women’s Filmmaking of the 1980s

Leslie L. Marsh

in Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Tizuka Yamasaki, another “offspring” of Cinema Novo directors and one of the first women filmmakers to establish a continuous career trajectory in filmmaking. Yamasaki, who ... More


The Religious Impact of the Military Presence

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The army's roles of spreading the gospel and protecting the ‘well-affected’ repeatedly brought it into conflict with civilian authorities. This chapter describes the army's involvement in removing ... More


Writers of the Winter Republic: Literature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Youngju Ryu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839871
eISBN:
9780824868383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1975, a young high school teacher took the stage at a prayer meeting in a southwestern Korean city to recite a poem called “The Winter Republic.” The poem became an anthem against the military ... More


Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As cultural mediators, Chamelco's market women offer a model of contemporary Q'eqchi' identity grounded in the strength of the Maya historical legacy. Guatemala's Maya communities have faced nearly ... More


Toward Democracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.12
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the United States' nation building helped create a powerful South Korean state committed to maximizing its control over society as well as a formidable opposition intent on ... More


The Interviews: An Interpretation

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

By examining the relatively little-studied question of prerevolutionary conspiracies to depose Nicholas II, this chapter demonstrates the interviews' factual value as well as their broad interpretive ... More


Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Lillian Guerra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book sheds light on the experiences of ordinary Cubans in the unseating of the dictator Fulgencio Batista. This book fills a significant gap in historical and political literature, illuminating ... More


Thailand: The Cultural Politics of Student Resistance

Prajak Kongkirati

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the intellectual movement and the decline of student activism in Thailand. Students played a crucial role in Thailand’s national politics in from 1950s to 1970s. Students ... More


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

Valeria Manzano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611617
eISBN:
9781469611624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611617.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This social and cultural history of Argentina’s “long sixties” argues that the nation’s younger generation was at the epicenter of a public struggle over democracy, authoritarianism, and revolution ... More


Montevideo's Arrivals and Departures

in The French Atlantic: Travels in Culture and History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310508
eISBN:
9781846315848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310508.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of Montevideo, Uruguay in the context of the French Atlantic. It discusses the ‘prehistory’ of a French presence in Montevideo and the peak French arrivals in 1841 ... More


The Tropicalist Moment

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Glauber Rocha's film Terra em transe (Land in anguish) critically portrays the position of left-wing artists and intellectuals under a right-wing military dictatorship in Brazil. Representing a ... More


Conclusion: Science, Politics, and Social Reform

Eve E. Buckley

in Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634302
eISBN:
9781469634326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634302.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding section briefly traces the shift in approaches to regional development that took place under Brazil’s military dictatorship during the late 1960s and 1970s, with increased focus on ... More


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