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The Davos Man or the Gaucho?

in Culture and Management in the Americas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Contrary to what the Davos Man preaches, modernization does not necessarily mean adopting the Davos culture. Rather, modernization more often than not means a return to indigenous values, as in ... More


Self-Purchase and Military Service: Legal but Limited Paths to Emancipation

Aline Helg

in Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649634
eISBN:
9781469649658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649634.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores self-purchase and military service as strategies used by slaves to obtain their freedom. In contrast to marronage, these were forms not of revolt but rather of individual, ... More


A World Girded: Saint-Simonian Space and Race in the Nineteenth-Century Latin Transatlantic

Jaime Hanneken

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyzes the rhetoric of space popularized by Saint-Simonian thought and examines the way its main features shape narratives of imperialism and race through transatlantic discourses of ... More


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