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Revolution and Revolutionaries

Revolution and Revolutionaries Author Daniel Castro
ISBN-10 9781461643104
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 236
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Few publications cover the full span of the history of revolutionary movements in Latin America. In Revolution and Revolutionaries, editor Daniel Castro examines all aspects of guerrilla warfare-from revolutionary programs to the repressive tactics used by various governments to rid themselves of the threats presented by revolutionary movements. In addition to illustrating specific cases of guerrilla struggles, Revolution and Revolutionaries also analyzes the political and social conditions that made the outbreak of revolutionary movements throughout the region unavoidable. Finally, Castro examines the remaining guerrilla movements still active in Latin America as the century comes to a close. Revolution and Revolutionaries revives the debate about the viability of revolutionary violence in Latin America, and will interest those studying Latin American history and sociology, and political science.



Latin American Revolutionaries and the Arab World

Latin American Revolutionaries and the Arab World Author Federico Vélez
ISBN-10 9781134804603
Release 2017-05-15
Pages 204
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Recounting recent encounters between Latin American and Arab countries this unique volume explores how, despite both geographical and cultural distances, Latin American revolutionaries constructed an image of the Arab World as one sharing their own political views and interests. From the nationalization of the Suez Canal to Latin American perspectives on the Arab Spring Federico Vélez offers a fascinating historical and contemporary analysis on the behaviour of actors on the periphery of the international system. Contributing to debates regarding ideological and political autonomy the book provides a comprehensive historical account of relations between the countries of Latin America and the Middle East alongside new analysis on the ways marginalized states can sometimes build unlikely alliances in their attempts to challenge structures of power.



Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America

Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America Author Paul H. Lewis
ISBN-10 0742537390
Release 2006
Pages 259
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This thoughtful text describes how Latin America's authoritarian culture has been and continues to be reflected in a variety of governments, from the near-anarchy of the early regional bosses (caudillos), to all-powerful personalistic dictators or oligarchic machines, to contemporary mass-movement regimes like Castro's Cuba or Peron's Argentina. Taking a student-friendly chronological approach, Paul Lewis also analyzes how the internal dynamics of each historical phase of the region's development led to the next. He describes how dominant ideologies of the period were used to shape, and justify, each regime's power structure. Balanced yet cautious about the future of democracy in the region, this accessible book will be invaluable for courses on contemporary Latin America.



Latin America During World War II

Latin America During World War II Author Thomas M. Leonard
ISBN-10 9781461638629
Release 2006-09-11
Pages 246
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The first full-length study of World War II from the Latin American perspective, this unique volume offers an in-depth analysis of the region during wartime. Each country responded to World War II according to its own national interests, which often conflicted with those of the Allies, including the United States. The contributors systematically consider how each country dealt with commonly shared problems: the Axis threat to the national order, the extent of military cooperation with the Allies, and the war's impact on the national economy and domestic political and social structures. Drawing on both U.S. and Latin American primary sources, the book offers a rigorous comparison of the wartime experiences of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Central America, Gran Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and Puerto Rico.



Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America

Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America Author Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley
ISBN-10 9780691190204
Release 2018-06-26
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In this comparative survey of guerrilla movements in Latin America, Timothy Wickham-Crowley explores the origins and outcomes of rural insurgencies in nearly a dozen cases since 1956. Focusing on the personal backgrounds of the guerrillas themselves and on national social conditions, the author explains why guerrillas emerged strongly in certain countries but not others. He considers, for example, under what circumstances guerrillas acquire military strength and why they do--or do not--secure substantial support from the peasantry in rural areas.



Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America

Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America Author Erick Detlef Langer
ISBN-10 0842026800
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 220
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The efforts of Indians in Latin America have gained momentum and garnered increasing attention in the last decade as they claim rights to their land and demand full participation in the political process. This issue is of rising importance as ecological concerns and autochtonous movements gain a foothold in Latin America, transforming the political landscape into one in which multiethnic democracies hold sway. In some cases, these movements have led to violent outbursts that severely affected some nations, such as the 1992 and 1994 Indian uprisings in Ecuador. In most cases, however, grassroots efforts have realized success without bloodshed. An Aymara Indian, head of an indigenous-rights political party, became Vice President of Bolivia. Brazilian lands are being set aside for indigenous groups not as traditional reservations where the government attempts to "civilize" the hunters and gatherers, but where the government serves only to keep loggers, gold miners, and other interlopers out of tribal lands. Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America is a collection of essays compiled by Professor Erick D. Langer that brings together-for the first time-contributions on indigenous movements throughout Latin America from all regions. Focusing on the 1990s, Professor Langer illustrates the range and increasing significance of the Indian movements in Latin America. The volume addresses the ways in which Indians have confronted the political, social, and economic problems they face today, and shows the diversity of the movements, both in lowlands and in highlands, tribal peoples, and peasants. The book presents an analytical overview of these movements, as well as a vision of how and why they have become so important in the late twentieth century. Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America is important for those interested in Latin American studies, including Latin American civilization, Latin American anthropology, contemporary issues in Latin America, and ethnic studies.



British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America the Caribbean Portugal and Spain

British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America  the Caribbean  Portugal and Spain Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105113369388
Release 2000
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Gender Sexuality and Power in Latin America Since Independence

Gender  Sexuality  and Power in Latin America Since Independence Author William E. French
ISBN-10 0742537439
Release 2007
Pages 309
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Integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America.



Handbook of Latin American Studies

Handbook of Latin American Studies Author
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822034014001
Release 2005
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Contains scholarly evaluations of books and book chapters as well as conference papers and articles published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Covers social sciences and the humanities in alternate years.



Latin America

Latin America Author Juan Manuel Pérez
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059173019112570
Release 2004
Pages 588
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Beyond Slavery

Beyond Slavery Author Darién J. Davis
ISBN-10 0742541312
Release 2007
Pages 289
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Beyond Slavery traces the enduring impact and legacy of the African diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean in the modern era. In a rich set of essays, the volume explores the multiple ways that Africans have affected political, economic, and cultural life throughout the region. The contributors engage readers interested in the African diaspora in a series of vigorous debates ranging from agency and resistance to transculturation, displacement, cross-national dialogue, and popular culture. Documenting the array of diverse voices of Afro-Latin Americans throughout the region, this interdisciplinary book brings to life both their histories and contemporary experiences.



Twentieth Century Latin American Revolutions

Twentieth Century Latin American Revolutions Author Marc Becker
ISBN-10 9781442265882
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 272
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This clear and concise text extends our understanding of revolutions with a critical narrative analysis of key Latin American examples. Each case study provides an interpretive explanation of the historical context in which each movement emerged, its main goals and achievements, its shortcomings, its outcome, and its legacy.



Adventures into Mexico

Adventures into Mexico Author Nicholas Dagen Bloom
ISBN-10 0742537447
Release 2006-04-30
Pages 230
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Moving beyond the tequila-soaked clichs of Mexican tourism, this multifaceted book explores the influence and experiences of Americans in Mexico since World War II. The authors trace Mexico's growing role as an important refuge for Americans seeking not only sun and fun but an alternative cultural and social model. Delving into the rich and varied worlds of political exiles, students, art dealers, retiree/artist colonies, and tourist zones, this work illustrates why large numbers of Americans have been irresistibly drawn to Mexico. Specialists in literature, anthropology, history, and geography bring their unique perspectives to the stories of these migrants, offering a fascinating interpretation to all those interested in modern Mexican history, border studies, tourism, and retirement in Mexico.



Latino a Research Review

Latino a  Research Review Author
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059172141498063
Release 1999
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Special Bibliography Series

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ISBN-10 OSU:32435077022309
Release 1957
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Religious Culture in Modern Mexico

Religious Culture in Modern Mexico Author Martin Austin Nesvig
ISBN-10 0742537463
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 281
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This nuanced book considers the role of religion and religiosity in modern Mexico, breaking new ground with an emphasis on popular religion and its relationship to politics. The contributors highlight the multifaceted role of religion, illuminating the ways that religion and religious devotion have persisted and changed since Mexican independence. Focusing on individual stories and vignettes and on local elements of religion, the contributors show that despite efforts to secularize society, religion continues to be a strong component of Mexican culture. Portraying the complexity of religiosity in Mexico in the context of an increasingly secular state, this book will be invaluable for all those interested in Latin American history and religion.



NACLA Report on the Americas

NACLA Report on the Americas Author
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106015594697
Release 1998
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