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Cartography in the Production (and Silencing) of Colombian Independence History, 1807–1827

Lina del Castillo

in Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226422787
eISBN:
9780226422817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226422817.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

During the Age of Revolutions, print cartography played a critical role in the invention of imaginable, independent republican spaces. This chapter traces out the circumstances behind the ideation, ... More


Bolívar Unhinged: An Introduction

Maureen G. Shanahan and Ana María Reyes

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Bolívar as an icon and Bolívarian symbolism has been both anchored and destabilized—hinged and unhinged—to stand for competing ideas and ideologies. From Pedro José Figueroa’s iconic painting of ... More


When the Boat Comes In: Myth, Reification, and the Changing Face of Simón Bolívar in Venezuelan Politics and Culture

Nicholas Roberts

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Eugenio Montejo’s poem “Nostalgia de Bolívar” (1976) depicts Simón Bolívar as the (symbolic) essence of the Venezuelan land and people. But both are also emptied of this essence, as, within the poem, ... More


The Messiah

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a study of messianic leaders, beginning with a general discussion of the supernatural means by which messianic power is acquired and maintained. Subsequent sections explore the ... More


Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Maureen G. Shanahan and Ana María Reyes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Simón Bolívar (1783–1830), a foundational icon for much of Latin America, has been alternatively mythified and vilified and subsequently has come to stand for competing notions of liberation, nation, ... More


The Bolívar Novel

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.18
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

When García Márquez wrote The General in His Labyrinth, he surprised most readers because of his audacity to use as his main protagonist Simón Bolívar, the supreme commander of forces who freed ... More


Figuring the Feminine: The Writings of Simón Bolívar (1783‒1830)

in South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Simón Bolívar fought between 1810 and 1824 to liberate Spanish America from the Spanish Crown and is revered in history as the Liberator, an iconic figure in South America including northern ... More


Moving Histories: Performing Bolívar in Jorge Alí Triana’s Film Bolívar Soy Yo (2002)

Armida de La Garza

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Bolívar’s continued relevance as a myth and a symbol is unquestionable: political parties, guerrillas and social movements all claim to be inspired by his ideas, related to notions of freedom and ... More


Centro Simón Bolívar: A Symbol of Liberation for Revolution Square in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Tina Potočnik

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay connects the Centro Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela, and the Revolution Square complex in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Potočnik demonstrates that the Centro Simón Bolívar served as a model for ... More


The Liberator’s Sword: The Most Precious Relic of the Bolivarian Revolution

Alejandro E. Gómez Pernia

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Alejandro Gomez Pernia analyzes the ways through which the swords of Simón Bolívar emerged as symbols of national and regional identity in the Venezuelan political imagination since the late ... More


Modern Republicanism in the Atlantic World

Sandra M. Gustafson

in Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311296
eISBN:
9780226311302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311302.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on modern Atlantic World republicanism. The leaders of the American and French Revolutions are said to have introduced republicanism on a grand scale in Atlantic world politics, ... More


Pens, Politics, and Swords: A Path to Pervasive Unrest, 1820–1830

Mónica Ricketts

in Who Should Rule?: Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190494889
eISBN:
9780190494919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494889.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Latin American History

The final chapter discusses in parallel the political histories of Spain and Peru in the final years of imperial rule in South America. Peru did not experience a long national struggle and lacked ... More


Engaging the Constitutive Laws of Others: Necessities, Ideas, Interests

Ran Hirschl

in Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714514
eISBN:
9780191791215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714514.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter explores some key junctures in the intellectual history of comparative public law in the early-modern and modern eras. It highlights how the interplay between intellectual inquisitiveness ... More


Presidential Term Limits in Bolivia

David Doyle

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The current 2009 Constitution of Bolivia specifies that the president may serve for a maximum of two consecutive five-year terms. This constitution however, is the latest in a long line of ... More


Introduction

Sandra M. Gustafson

in Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311296
eISBN:
9780226311302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311302.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter presents an introduction to deliberation and offers a genealogy of deliberative democracy exploring the overlap between deliberative democracy theory and neorepublicanism. It discusses ... More


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