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Of a shipwreck on the island of Cáliz, which the indians call parataure, which is in the mouth of the Huyapari River; and of the sufferings of some Spaniards of the army of Governor Hierónimo Dortal.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the shipwreck and very perilous journey that happened to the people of Governor Hierónimo Dortal. While he was going to the banks of the great and famous Huyapari River, ... More


Can the Pentecostal Subaltern Sing?

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter plunges deeply into Pentecostalism's musical archive. Early Pentecostals (e.g., Marcial de la Cruz) avidly deployed the musical resources of their proletarian and peasant cultures and ... More


The Chronicler and the Count: Law, Libel and History in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Richard L. Kagan

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1601 an unusual and unprecedented lawsuit began at the Spanish court in Madrid. The plaintiff: the Count of Puñonrostro; the defendant, Antonio de Herrera y Tordesilla, one of the Habsburg ... More


Self-Orientalization

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the notions of double consciousness and self-exoticization as they appear in different cultural manifestations. It focuses on the processes of self-Orientalization that are ... More


The Creation of Female Disability: Medical, Prescriptive and Moral Discourses

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

in Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish Literature: Prostitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940780
eISBN:
9781786945013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940780.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter explores sixteenth and seventeenth century Spanish medical, regulatory and moral discourses in order to show how they inherit, reproduce and propagate an amalgam of Western ... More


Ixya Herrera: Gracefully Nurturing “Mexico” with Song in the U.S.A.

Ruth Hellier

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the life and career of Ixya Herrera. She debuted at the age of twelve, dueting with her idol Linda Ronstadt in front of a crowd at the Tuscon Mariachi Conference 1992 in ... More


Filth

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

For more than 150 years, the Cementerio General was Lima's main official burial ground, until it became saturated and closed down for new interments in 1965. In 1959, another necropolis, the ... More


Epilogue: A Revolution inside of the Revolution: Afro-Cuban Experiences after 1961

Devyn Spence Benson

in Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The official conclusion to the campaign to eliminate discrimination made it nearly impossible for Afro-Cubans to criticize leading figures who maintained prejudicial ideas or practices because of the ... More


Cosmographical Styles at the Casa, Consejo, and Corte

in Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675343
eISBN:
9780226675374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675374.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows cosmography at a turning point. Fifty years of trying to incorporate knowledge of the New World into the cosmographical corpus had highlighted some deficiencies within ... More


Making Space for New Interventions: A Montage from the National Exhibit of New Filmmakers

Ann Marie Stock

in On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832691
eISBN:
9781469605852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894194_stock.13
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the National Exhibit of New Filmmakers (Muestra Nacional de Nuevos Realizadores), an annual event that showcases works by emerging media-makers in Havana. It details the ... More


‘Executing Stereotypes’ in Luis Alfaro’s Electricidad, Oedipus El Rey, and Mojada

Melinda Powers

in Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777359
eISBN:
9780191823077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777359.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the process of ‘executing stereotypes’ (Brian Eugenio Herrera’s term for challenging stereotypes of Latinxs) in Luis Alfaro’s productions of Electricidad at the Mark Taper ... More


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