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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

Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Philippe Zacaïr (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Over the past ten years, political debates, legal disputes, and rising violence associated with the presence of Haitian migrants have flared up throughout the Caribbean basin in such places as ... More

Healthcare Without BordersUnderstanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

John M. Kirk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One of the world’s best-kept secrets is Cuba’s longstanding commitment to providing medical care to developing countries. At present over 50,000 medical personnel are working in 66 countries. This ... More

Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Kenneth Routon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034836
eISBN:
9780813038858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite its hard-nosed emphasis on the demystifying realism of Marxist–Leninist ideology, the political imagery of the Cuban revolution—and the state that followed—conjures up its own magical ... More

History's PeruThe Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Mark Thurner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how the entity called “Peru” gradually came into being, and how the narratives that defined it evolved over time. It is an account of Peruvian historiography, one that makes a ... More

Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Ignacio López-Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

More than 150 years ago, the first Chinese contract laborers (“coolies”) arrived in Cuba to work the colonial plantations. Eventually, over 150,000 Chinese immigrated to the island, and their ... More

Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of immigration to Latin America, and presents original insight into the significance of immigration for regional national identities. The book ... More

In Defiance of BoundariesAnarchism in Latin American History

In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The intent of this book is to sample research on Latin American anarchist traditions and legacies from a variety of historiographical perspectives, ranging from labor and social history to ... 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

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

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