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Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Sherwin K. Bryant and Rachel Sarah O'Toole (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book expands the Diaspora framework that has shaped much of the recent scholarship on Africans in the Americas to include Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Cuba, exploring the connections and ... More


Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Leslie L. Marsh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At most recent count, there are no fewer than forty-five women in Brazil directing or codirecting feature-length fiction or documentary films. In the early 1990s, women filmmakers in Brazil were ... More


Amy Spellacy on Guillermo Ibarra

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Guillermo Ibarra’s contribution to this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. It argues that Ibarra’s essay can usefully remind readers of the many ways the U.S. ... More


Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Responding to inaccuracies concerning Latino immigrants in the United States as well as an anti-immigrant strain in the American psyche, this book examines the movement of the Latin American labor ... More


Unconventional Histories

Stephanie C. Moore

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter highlights how many women historians, like the author, delve into the histories that have been marginalized by the dominant canon, finding palpable relevance to present-day social ... More


Performing Race, Remaking Whiteness

Joanna Bosse

in Becoming Beautiful: Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039010
eISBN:
9780252096983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores the intersection between race and ballroom dance by focusing on the racial stereotypes encoded within Standard and Latin genres. More specifically, it considers more tacit ... More


Under Press-ure: Overcoming the Media and Its Mavens?

Herb Boyd

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the role of the Black press and, to a more limited extent, the Latino press in Obama's campaign. Given his desire to transcend race and ethnicity yet his need to mobilize Black ... More


Daína Chaviano’s Science-Fiction Oeuvre: Fables of an Extraterrestrial Grandmother

Juan Carlos Toledano Redondo

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Daína Chaviano is the most accomplished author of science fiction during the 1980s and 1990s in Cuba. This essay demonstrate that her seemingly soft and new-wavish literary style was in fact a ... More


Angélica Gorodischer: Only a Storyteller

Yolanda Molina-Gavilán

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces Angelica Gorodischer, one of the most prominent fantasy and science-fiction writers in the Spanish-speaking world today, and presents her oeuvre within the context of other ... More


World War Looms

Gerald Horne

in The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press: Claude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041198
eISBN:
9780252099762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041198.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Claude Barnett began to collect material on racial problems in South America. It was at this point that Barnett and the Associated Negro Press (ANP) assumed more forcefully ... More


“Making Pals in Panama”: U.S.–Latin American Relations and the Trope of the Good Neighbor in Coca-Cola Advertising during the 1940s

Amy Spellacy

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines a series of Coca Cola advertisements that offer insight into notions of neighborhood and community in the U.S. along with U.S. foreign policy in the 1940s. It focuses on the ... More


Virginia R. Domínguez on Spellacy and Ibarra: “Not Just for Latin Americanists”

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0033
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay argues that both “pro-Americanism” and “anti-Americanism” appear as plausible referents in these essays by Spellacy and Ibarra, but it stresses that both essays actually raise questions ... More


Race and Trade Policies in Migrant Marketplaces, 1880–1914

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Two demonstrates how differences in the economic, political, and ethno-racial structures of the United States and Argentina generated distinct experiences around Italian foodstuff for ... More


Conclusion

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

During the first half of the twentieth century, Mexican Chicago was shaped by the ebbs and flows of revolutionary politics. Initially, the liberals, radicals, and conservatives all defined themselves ... More


Introduction

Sherwin K. Bryant, Ben Vinson, and Rachel Sarah O’Toole

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book expands the framework for charting the African Diaspora to Spanish America. Drawing upon a variety of texts from the Spanish American colonies, it explores the connections and disjunctures ... More


“The Lord walks among the pots and pans”: Religious Servants of Colonial Lima

Nancy E. van Deusen

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines Christianity as a lived experience for women of African descent, both in the world and in the cloister. By the seventeenth century, thousands of free and enslaved men and women ... More


The African American Experience in Comparative Perspective: The Current Question of the Debate

Herbert S. Klein

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the comparative differences and similarities between slave regimes in the Americas and how those differences influenced the post-manumission integration of Africans. In ... More


Rethinking the Paradigm: The Dependency Phase

Emile G. McAnany

in Saving the World: A Brief History of Communication for Development and Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036774
eISBN:
9780252093876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036774.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the rise of the critical or dependency paradigm in Latin America and the success of its theories but somewhat limited applications over a period from the early 1970s through ... More


Conclusion

Isar P. Godreau

in Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter presents the four key discursive processes and scripts that may be pertinent to other sites and regions racialized as black across Afro-Latin America. First is the systematic ... More


“They Cling to Guns or Religion”: Pennsylvania Towns Put Faith in Anti-immigrant Ordinances”

Jane Juffer

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses how migration has become a central issue for the U.S. religious Right, which has joined forces with city councils, paramilitary border vigilante groups, and conservative ... More


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