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Istwa Across the WaterHaitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Toni Pressley-Sanon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Istwa across the Water draws on the historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite’s concept of tidalectics as cultural exchange that is patterned after the back and forth movement of the ocean’s waves, to ... More

Painting in a State of ExceptionNew Figuration in Argentina, 1960-1965

Painting in a State of Exception: New Figuration in Argentina, 1960-1965

Patrick Frank

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062228
eISBN:
9780813051710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062228.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The four artists who made up the New Figuration movement—Luis Felipe Noé, Jorge de la Vega, Rómulo Macció, and Ernesto Deira—have figured in every relevant textbook and international group show on ... More

Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Lee Skinner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850–1910, proposes that in the nineteenth century, discourses of modernity shaped ideas about gender and especially about the status of women ... More

Darwin's Man in BrazilThe Evolving Science of Fritz Müller

Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller

David A. West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062600
eISBN:
9780813051581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Darwin’s Man in Brazil is a scientific biography of Fritz Müller that presents relevant familial, institutional, methodological, philosophical, and political backgrounds for understanding Müller’s ... More

Simón BolívarTravels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

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

Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900

Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900

Jason M. Yaremko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062808
eISBN:
9780813051765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062808.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book focuses on the dynamic of migrations in Spanish America during the colonial period, following a series of movements and migrations from their origins in several regions of North America ... More

Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Gail Saunders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Race Relations in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960, describes Bahamian society through key phases in race and class interactions over an eight-decade span that took the nation from the late nineteenth ... More

Documenting the UndocumentedLatino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Documenting the Undocumented addresses the question of how U.S. Latino/a literature of the last two decades responds to and represents the issue of undocumented immigration in an era of escalating ... More

The Invention of the Beautiful GameFootball and the Making of Modern Brazil

The Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

Gregg Bocketti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062556
eISBN:
9780813051574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062556.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explains how Brazilian football (soccer) became Brazilian, showing that this was a matter of choices made by Brazilian nationalists rather than an outgrowth of any “authentic” Brazilian ... More

Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Kwame Dixon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The struggle for racial justice by Afro–civil society in Brazil and Salvador da Bahia is the main concern of this book. Theoretically this research aims to contribute to Latin American critical ... More

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