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Introduction: Race, Nation, and Religion

Henry Goldschmidt

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction to the collection offers a theoretical overview of the relationships among race, nation, and religion as categories of collective identity formation. It argues, in brief, that these ... More


Irregular Migration

Franck Düvell

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Since the 1990s, there has been an emerging discourse on ‘irregular migration’, amid political concern to limit ‘unwanted migration’ to the developed world. Although there has been limited formalized ... More


Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The pioneering essays collected in this volume bring critical new perspectives to the interdisciplinary study of racial, national, and religious identities. The authors draw on original research in ... More


Nazi Tales from the Americas at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Héctor Hoyos

in Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Latin American novels dedicated to the trope of Nazism by focusing on Roberto Bolaño's Nazi Literature in the Americas (1996), In Search of Klingsor (1999) by Jorge Volpi, and ... More


Canada and the Atlantic World: Migration from a Hemispheric Perspective, 1500–1800

José C. Moya

in Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060736
eISBN:
9780813050898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060736.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This essay examines the colonization of Canada in the context of the broader process of European overseas expansion and migration during the early modern period. In so doing, it entangles the ... More


The Cuba-Venezuela Alliance and Its Continental Impact

Max Azicri

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since at least 1999, Cuba and Venezuela have worked together to establish a partnership based on a mutual reinforcement of sociopolitical forces and historical, ideological, and personal friendship ... More


Cultural Divergence: The US Literature of Experience and the Latin American Literature of the Reader

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter offers a periodization of the literatures of the Americas from the late nineteenth century through the postwar period. After acknowledging the emergence of a brief “transamerican ... More


Introduction: Nuevas Fronteras / New Frontiers

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter presents the book's rationale: to explore the convergence of race, space, and nation, as well as how the geopolitical divisions of the early nineteenth century—the period ... More


Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Jeffrey Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting ... More


In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Cameron D. Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By the early 1700s, the vast scale of Spanish empire led crown authorities to rely on local institutions to carry out their political agenda, including religious orders like the Franciscan mission of ... More


Americas

Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Mark, Tobias Lenz, Jeanine Bezuijen, Besir Ceka, and Svet Derderyan

in Measuring International Authority: A Postfunctionalist Theory of Governance, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198724490
eISBN:
9780191821165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724490.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter presents detailed profiles on the delegation and pooling of authority in nine international organizations (IOs) in the Americas. Each profile explains how the coding scheme is applied to ... More


ALBA, Petrocaribe, and Caricom: Issues in a New Dynamic

Norman Girvan

in Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on the nature of ALBA's mission and program, and on the kind of cooperation arrangements that are likely to be of particular interest to Caricom countries. The Bolivarian ... More


Plotting Justice

Jennifer Harford Vargas

in Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores how the novel can plot out fantasies of justice, using Héctor Tobar’s novel The Tattooed Soldier to demonstrate how the novel can challenge mass impunity in the Americas. The ... More


Caliban and Unsublimated Primitivism: Villa-Lobos at the 1939 World’s Fair

Carol A. Hess

in Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter describes the conspicuous display of Pan American amity at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York in relation to Villa-Lobos, whose music was performed there. Critics, who largely focused on ... More


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

Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in the Americas in the twenty-first century. We have compiled a list of leading experts in the field. The book explores ... More


Regional Trends and Approaches

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 9 examines four regional systems of protection, namely in Africa (the African Union), the Americas (the Organization of American States), Europe (the Council of Europe), and South-east Asia ... More


Setting the Political and Cultural Agenda: Inquisitions Discussion

Robin Fiddian

in Postcolonial Borges: Argument and Artistry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794714
eISBN:
9780191836176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794714.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

The chapter identifies elements of a postcolonial sensibility in prose works of Borges during the period 1925–32. The historical threshold is the centenary, in 1924, of the conclusion of the wars of ... More


Cuba’s Revolutionary Agro-Ecological Movement: Learning from the Experience of Food Sovereignty

Efe Can Gürcan

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The 2005–2008 global food crisis is an instance of a more general phenomenon: the break-up of the neoliberal agri-food order. In Cuba, the food sovereignty movement led to the world’s “largest ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Gordon

in Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336432
eISBN:
9780199373291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336432.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The United States’ relationship to torture before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 is briefly described. For decades the country had offered covert training in interrogation ... More


Politics and the Limits of Conscience

Avery Kolers

in A Moral Theory of Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769781
eISBN:
9780191822612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769781.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Francisco de Vitoria and Bartolomé de las Casas both opposed the Spanish Conquista and both defended the rights of American Indians. Nonetheless, Vitoria ended up defending war against the Indians, ... More


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