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Introduction: An Overview

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an overview of the political systems that evolved in Latin America. It also looks at the socialist impulse that was a reaction to the positivist theory of development which had ... More


Chile: The Road to Socialism

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses socialism in Chile, from its origins until the late twentieth century. The roots of Chilean socialism go back to the mid-nineteenth century. It was Liberal Francisco Bilbao who ... More


Argentina: The Socialist Ferment

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the socialist impulse and the formation of anarchism in the labor movement in Argentina. It describes the appalling situation of immigrants, all of whom were only able to find ... More


Uruguay: Batlle’s Way

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses José Batlle y Ordóñez, a former president of Uruguay, and his determination to disarm the Blancos and end the policy of divided government in Uruguay. Batlle was driven by the ... More


Fin del Siglo/End of the Century

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the end of the twentieth century in Latin America. The socialist impulse was exhausted, and after almost a century of socialist action the levels of ignorance and poverty were ... More


The Three: González Prada, Mariátegui, and Haya

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the thinking of three radical figures in Peru that eventually merged with the ideas expressed in the Mexican Constitution of 1917. These men were Manuel González Prada, José ... More


The Cuban Revolution

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the Cuban Revolution. Initially, the revolution was noted to lack a clear ideology and was essentially a response to the socialist impulse. However, it was also noted that it ... More


The Mexican Fallout: Nicaragua

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses Augusto César Sandino, a young Nicaraguan working in the oil fields around Tampico around 1923 to 1926. He was inspired by Mexican socialism, and had hoped to take it back to ... More


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