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Economic Reparations for Grave Human Rights Violations: The Argentinean Experience

José María Guembe

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its return to democracy, Argentina has made great efforts to address the legacy of the last military dictatorship. This paper presents a complete overview of the Argentinean policy of economic ... More


Counter‐Revolution

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how organizations representing nobles, landowners, and officers were forging greater links by August 1917, uniting with industrialists, politicians, and the clergy to form a ... More


Survival and Resistance: Remembering the Ligas Camponesas in the 1980s

Sarah Sarzynski

in Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

After a long silence, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Ligas Camponesas resurfaced to critique the dictatorship and demand re-democratization in Brazil. The chapter analyzes how the Ligas ... More


Moving Trauma

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how choreographers integrated tango themes in contemporary dance works that engage the physical and psychic trauma of the last military dictatorship (1976–83). It begins with ... More


Latin America and the Caribbean

Gilberto Marcos and Antonio Rodrigues

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) views of the responsibility to protect (RtoP). The LAC region currently experiences a situation of relative peace when compared to other ... More


Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Gonda Van Steen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Through theater’s probing lens, this book offers a critique of cultural life in Greece during the dictatorship years, a topic that has remained largely unexplored. It analyzes the plays and ... More


Monopolizing National History: Performing Tyranny and Constructing Myths

Gonda Van Steen

in Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 presents a diptych of antithetical stage representations of Greek history, continuity, and heroism. It discusses the military regime’s attempted monopoly on culture, language, and imagery ... More


Epilogue: The State of Exception: Austria’s Descent into the Twentieth Century

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: This chapter serves as an epilogue to the book. In the first few weeks of the First World War, a state of emergency permanently derailed Austria's 150-year state-building project. ... More


Kissinger and Friends: Paraguay, Brazil, and Uruguay

Stephen G. Rabe

in Kissinger and Latin America: Intervention, Human Rights, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501706295
eISBN:
9781501749476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706295.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Henry Kissinger's relationship with military dictatorships, analyzing U.S. policies toward Paraguay, Brazil, and Uruguay. What is evident is that the secretary of state was ... More


Mass Murder and International Assassination: Argentina and Chile

Stephen G. Rabe

in Kissinger and Latin America: Intervention, Human Rights, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501706295
eISBN:
9781501749476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706295.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the grotesque policies of the military commanders of Argentina and Chile. Argentina emulated its South American neighbors when the military seized power in March of 1976. ... More


Religion as a Political Tool: Resurrecting Canudos and Revolutionizing Jesus

Sarah Sarzynski

in Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how discourses of religious practices and beliefs of messianism and Catholic radicalism functioned to both unite rural workers and criminalize the rural social movements, while ... More


Rescreening the Past: The Politics of Memory in Brazilian Women’s Filmmaking of the 1980s

Leslie L. Marsh

in Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Tizuka Yamasaki, another “offspring” of Cinema Novo directors and one of the first women filmmakers to establish a continuous career trajectory in filmmaking. Yamasaki, who ... More


Toward Democracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.12
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the United States' nation building helped create a powerful South Korean state committed to maximizing its control over society as well as a formidable opposition intent on ... More


Scientific Exchanges between the United States and Brazil in the Twentieth Century: Cultural Diplomacy and Transnational Movements

Olival Freire Jr. and Indianara Silva

in How Knowledge Moves: Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605852
eISBN:
9780226606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606040.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the transnational movement of scientists, mostly physicists, between Brazil and the United States that began in World War II and continued through the Cold War and the ... More


Writers of the Winter Republic: Literature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Youngju Ryu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839871
eISBN:
9780824868383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1975, a young high school teacher took the stage at a prayer meeting in a southwestern Korean city to recite a poem called “The Winter Republic.” The poem became an anthem against the military ... More


Boom, Echo, and Splinter: Citizenship and Growth in Greater Buenos Aires

Mark Healey

in New World Cities: Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648750
eISBN:
9781469648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648750.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Buenos Aires began the twentieth century as a prosperous port drawing European immigrants to serve a booming export economy. It expanded outward from its core of urban power and prosperity through ... More


The Religious Impact of the Military Presence

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The army's roles of spreading the gospel and protecting the ‘well-affected’ repeatedly brought it into conflict with civilian authorities. This chapter describes the army's involvement in removing ... More


Mobilization and Moderation in Brazil

Jonathan C. Pinckney

in From Dissent to Democracy: The Promise and Perils of Civil Resistance Transitions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190097301
eISBN:
9780190097349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097301.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter presents the third and final case study of civil resistance transitions (CRTs) and the impact of the challenges of mobilization and maximalism in CRTs. The case examined is the ... More


Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As cultural mediators, Chamelco's market women offer a model of contemporary Q'eqchi' identity grounded in the strength of the Maya historical legacy. Guatemala's Maya communities have faced nearly ... More


The Arc of Formality in Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro

Bryan Mccann

in New World Cities: Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648750
eISBN:
9781469648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648750.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Rio de Janeiro began the twentieth century as capital of a nation that had ended slavery and monarchical rule only in 1888-89. In the new republic, coffee exports and early industrialization ... More


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