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El Techo de la BallenaRetro-Modernity in Venezuela

El Techo de la Ballena: Retro-Modernity in Venezuela

María C. Gaztambide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400707
eISBN:
9781683400851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400707.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In El Techo de la Ballena, María C. Gaztambi depresents an account of the visual arts production of the Caracas-based collective El Techo de la Ballena (active 1961−69). In spite of evident ... More

Labor Politics in Latin AmericaDemocracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, and Jean François Mayer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Labor Politics in Latin America assesses the capacity of working-class organizations to represent and advance working people’s demands in the era of globalization and neoliberalism, in which capital ... More

Mestizo ModernityRace, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

David S. Dalton (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400394
eISBN:
9781683400523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Mexico’s traumatic Revolution (1910–1917) attested to stark divisions that had existed in the country for many years. Following the conflict, postrevolutionary leaders attempted to unify the ... More

Transnational HispaniolaNew Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

April J. Mayes and Kiran C. Jayaram (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The contributors to Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies elaborate new methodologies and forge new questions in research about Haiti and the Dominican Republic. ... More

Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Luis F. Jiménez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Migrants and Political Change in Latin America, Luis Jiménez looks at how migrants are changing the politics of their country of origin. It argues that migrants can do this in three distinct ways: ... More

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

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

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