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African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Scott Ickes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A close study of six major public religious festivals, including carnival, African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil, explores the cultural politics of regional identity in the ... More

Afro-Cuban CostumbrismoFrom Plantations to the Slums

Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Rafael Ocasio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuban Costumbrista writers reported the strong presence of African traditions developed by slaves and by freed Blacks as agents of a vigorous popular culture that was highly visible throughout the ... More

Afro-Cuban Religious ArtsPopular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería

Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería

Kristine Juncker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049700
eISBN:
9780813050454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049700.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Afro-Cuban Religious Arts traces the religious art created by four generations of Afro-Caribbean women from Havana, Cuba, to Spanish Harlem, New York, from 1899 to 1969. Through an examination of ... More

Afro-Cuban TheologyReligion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Michelle A. Gonzalez

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book compares Cuban American and African American religiosity, arguing that Afro-Cuban religiosity and culture are central to understanding the Cuban and Cuban American condition. The book ... More

Afro-ParadiseBlackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Christen A. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Tourists exult in Bahia, Brazil, as a tropical paradise infused with the black population's one-of-a-kind vitality. But the alluring images of smiling black faces and dancing black bodies masks an ... More

Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Kwame Dixon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The struggle for racial justice by Afro–civil society in Brazil and Salvador da Bahia is the main concern of this book. Theoretically this research aims to contribute to Latin American critical ... More

The Bachelet GovernmentConflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Silvia Borzutzky

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Michelle Bachelet was the first elected female president of Chile, and the first woman elected president of any South American country. What was just as remarkable, though less noted, was the success ... More

Beyond the NationDiasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Martin Joseph Ponce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768051
eISBN:
9780814768662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768051.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book charts an expansive history of Filipino literature in the United States, forged within the dual contexts of imperialism and migration, from the early twentieth century into the twenty-first ... More

Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Frederick Douglass Opie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the late 19th century, many Central American governments and countries sought to fill low-paying jobs and develop their economies by recruiting black American and West Indian laborers. This book ... More

Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Sean W. Burges

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033334
eISBN:
9780813039169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033334.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since 1992 — the end of the Cold War — Brazil has been slowly and quietly carving a niche for itself in the international community: that of a regional leader in Latin America. How and why is the ... More

Brazilian PropagandaLegitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Nina Schneider

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049908
eISBN:
9780813050362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049908.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Brazilian Propaganda is the first English language study to uncover how the official propaganda organs justified the civilian-military regime in Brazil between 1964 and 1985. Based on a variety of ... More

Business History in Latin AmericaThe Experience of Seven Countries

Business History in Latin America: The Experience of Seven Countries

Carlos Davila and Rory Miller (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237235
eISBN:
9781846312700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312700
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A new edition of a book first published in Bogotá, this English edition is an addition to the literature on Latin American business history for a wider English–speaking audience. Essays are included ... More

The CaribbeanAesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Chris Campbell and Michael Niblett (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This unique edited collection of scholarly articles brings together the work of a diverse range of literary and cultural critics, creative writers, and environmental and social activists. It marks an ... More

Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of
Afrocubanismo

Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Thomas F. Anderson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This detailed analysis of the poetry associated with the Afrocubanismo movement of the late 1920s infuses new life into the study of these remarkable works. Focusing on the representations of ... More

The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

Alexander I. Gray and Antoni Kapcia (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031927
eISBN:
9780813038513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031927.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Does a civil society actually exist in Cuba today and if so what is its nature and role? In seeking answers to this contested and politicized question, the editors of this book have assembled a ... More

Chicana/o RemixArt and Errata Since the Sixties

Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Karen Mary Davalos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Remixing and reexamining art of and after the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about artists, their cultural production, and the exhibitions that ... More

Chicano NationsThe Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Marissa K. Lopez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book argues that the transnationalism that is central to Chicano identity originated in the global, postcolonial moment at the turn of the nineteenth century rather than as an effect of ... More

Collecting MexicoMuseums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Shelley E. Garrigan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670925
eISBN:
9781452947143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. The book approaches ... More

CompañerosLatino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036446
eISBN:
9780252093470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Telling the affecting stories of eighty gay, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) Latino activists and volunteers living in Chicago and San Francisco, this book closely details how these individuals have ... More

Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Throughout the Americas black social movement groups are increasingly using sophisticated strategies and tactics to challenge racial and gender inequality. Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin ... More

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