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A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

K. Mitchell Snow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Revolution in Movement is the first book to illuminate how collaborations between dancers and painters shaped Mexico’s postrevolutionary cultural identity. K. Mitchell Snow traces this relationship ... More


Buffering North America

David Scott FitzGerald

in Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190874155
eISBN:
9780190874186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874155.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Comparative and Historical Sociology

Washington and Ottawa have tried to keep out most of the Central Americans fleeing to North America beginning in the civil wars of the 1980s. Central America and Mexico buffer the United States, ... More


Local antiquities in Spain: from Tarragona to Córdoba

Fernando Marías

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

The study of Local Roman Antiquities developed in Spain from the end of the 15th Century focusing on the ancient remains of Roman cities as Mérida, Segovia, Murviedro and Tarragona. Foreign and ... More


A Question of Technique: Carlos Mérida and a Mexican School of Dance

K. Mitchell Snow

in A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Mexico’s lack of dance infrastructure was evident to its political leadership. As a new administration shifted the focus of Vasconcelos’ educational program from Mexico’s classical European heritage ... More


Competing Modernisms: Anna Sokolow and Waldeen

K. Mitchell Snow

in A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Through Carlos Mérida’s advocacy of the Graham technique, the Secretaría de Educación Pública invited U.S. choreographer Anna Sokolow to perform and teach in Mexico City. The SEP also invited Waldeen ... More


In Search of the Mérida Initiative: From Antecedents to Practical Results

Alberto Lozano-Vázquez and Jorge Rebolledo Flores

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter focuses on the Mérida Initiative, a $1.4 billion initiative financed by the U.S. and launched in 2007. The work examines the results and consequences of the initiative and the major ... More


Drug War Profiteers: U.S. Drug Enforcement Decision Making and Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is motivated by the following questions: Why do American policymakers continue to increase funding for a drug war that has failed to realize its objectives, and why do they consistently ... More


Beyond Colombia and Mérida: The Institutional Dimension of Corporate Power in the Drug Enforcement Regime

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative case studies showed that corporate congressional lobbies not only shaped the militarization of foreign drug enforcement but also drove the federal government’s ... More


By the Sea: Baiae and Puteoli on the Bay Bottles

Kimberly Cassibry

in Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman Empire's Souvenirs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190921897
eISBN:
9780190921927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921897.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The Bay of Naples boasted not only a leading Mediterranean port, Puteoli (Pozzuoli), but also the imperial court’s favorite spa, Baiae (Baia). About a dozen glass bottles bear labeled images of these ... More


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