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Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

John Early

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The book describes the interaction in Maya communities between Maya and Catholic theological worldviews from the middle to the end of the twentieth century. Both worldviews were experiencing periods ... More

Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin
AmericaRace, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Nicola Foote and Rene D. Harder Horst (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Military engagements in Latin America between 1850 and 1950 helped shape emerging nation states and collective consciousness in profound and formative ways. This century, known as the liberal period, ... More

The Mulatto RepublicClass, Race, and Dominican National Identity

The Mulatto Republic: Class, Race, and Dominican National Identity

April J. Mayes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049199
eISBN:
9780813050041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049199.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the authoritarian regime of General Rafael Trujillo, official renderings of Dominican national identity elevated European ancestry, Spanish language, and Spanish cultural formations. At the ... More

Negotiating RespectPentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Brendan Jamal Thornton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic is a comprehensive ethnographic account of Pentecostal Christianity in the context ... More

Packaged VacationsTourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Evan R. Ward

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book provides analytical insight into the evolution of today's principal tourism destinations in the Spanish Caribbean. It examines the political and economic forces that led to the creation of ... More

Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Though equal rights protection is written into Israeli law, women are underrepresented in the political arena. This is especially true in the case of Palestinian women—only two in the entire sixty ... More

The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Stacy E. Holden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Unlike most other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Morocco has had a stable government for centuries. Even when it was a French protectorate (1912–56), the Alaouite Sultans wielded ... More

The Politics of Race in PanamaAfro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention

The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention

Sonja Stephenson Watson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049861
eISBN:
9780813050331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049861.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book tells the story of Afro-Hispanics whose ancestors came as African slaves during the colonial period and West Indians who emigrated from the English-speaking countries of Jamaica and ... More

PolygynyWhat It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Debra Majeed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Polygyny explores the practice of multiple-wife marriage among African American Muslims who follow the leadership of Imam W. D. Mohammed. The dominant voices in this work are those of my female ... More

Priest Under Fire"Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Peter M. Sánchez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Priest Under Fire recounts the remarkable life story of a bold Salvadoran priest—Padre David Rodríguez—who in 1970 embraced the Catholic Church’s call to serve the poor and consequently became an ... More

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