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Introduction

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book begins by challenging the “official” history of women within the revolution, which casts women as passive beneficiaries of a top-down liberation led by an enlightened leadership. The book ... More


Mexican Power Elites: Do They Exist?

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book addresses the existence and importance of power elite in Mexico. It determines the extent of and the means by which power elites are linked to each other within and across their respective ... More


A Changing World: Deprivation, Dislocation, and the Disruption of Honorable Masculinity, 1865–89

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of economic, political, and social transformations on the sertanejo men during the period from 1865 to 1869. It investigates how pressures in the material condition ... More


Coffee Planters

John Schulz

in The Financial Crisis of Abolition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134193
eISBN:
9780300150490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134193.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on coffee planters and how they dominated the Brazilian Empire. This hegemony did not make for uniform financial policies. Within the planter class, different groups had ... More


We Will No Longer Be Servile:: Peasants, Populism, and APRA in 1930s Ayacucho

in Before the Shining Path: Politics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770941
eISBN:
9780804775786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770941.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of the Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana (APRA) in Ayacucho, Peru, in the 1930s. It traces the party's emergence and popularity in Carhuanca and highlights ... More


The Last Will Be First: Trotskyism and Popular Action in the Belaúnde Years

in Before the Shining Path: Politics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770941
eISBN:
9780804775786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770941.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of the emergence of Trotsykism in Ayacucho, Peru, during the years of President Fernando Belaúnde Terry. It analyzes how the Carhuanca campesinos approached the ... More


Truth and the Experiential

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter examines the fundamental transformations to ways of knowing the natural world effected by black ritual practitioners in the seventeenth-century Caribbean. During this pivotal period, ... More


Introduction

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose—to examine the complex process that led to Mexican independence and the formation of the Estados Unidos Mexicanos (United States of Mexico). It ... More


“That They Cease to Be Truly Slaves”: African Emancipation and the Collapse of Slavery

in Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the slave trade in Guatemala. It argues that Afro-Guatemalan slavery was dismantled gradually by the responses of slaves and slaveholders to the particular structures of slavery ... More


. Difference: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Salvador da Bahia, 1950–1964

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the problem with negro theater, negro newspapers, and negro clubs. It was not just that they undermined the idea that Brazil was truly a society without racism and therefore ... More


Battle Lines: Détente Unmasked, January–October 1972

Tanya Harmer

in Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834954
eISBN:
9781469602721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869246_harmer.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how enthusiastically Allende spoke about signs that the world was undergoing some sort of profound transformation. “The American empire is showing signs of crisis,” Allende ... More


Introduction: Redeeming La Raza in the World of Two Flags Entwined

Gabriela González

in Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

Introduction: The introductory chapter considers how transborder activists opposed race-based discrimination and sought to “save” la raza by challenging their marginality in the United States. The ... More


“Todo Por la Patria y el Hogar” (All for Country and Home): The Transnational Lives and Work of Rómulo Munguía and Carolina Malpica de Munguía

Gabriela González

in Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This chapter examines how Rómulo and Carolina Munguía were guided by a belief in the power of and potential for individual and social transformations, reflecting their coming of age during an era of ... More


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