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In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer


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 transnational and gendered perspectives, biography and the study of intellectuals, the exploration of urban and rural environments, approaches to regionalism, ethnicity, and nationality, and of course the adjustments made by activists and ideologues in the southern Americas to ideologies and doctrines that originated in the eastern Atlantic world. The volume underscores the broad resonance of anarchist ideas ... More

Keywords: Anarchism, Socialism, Latin America, Transnationalism, Nationalism, Regionalism, Labor, Ethnicity, Gender

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813061108
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061108.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geoffroy de Laforcade, editor
Norfolk State University

Kirwin Shaffer, editor
Penn State Berks, University of Reading

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I Crossing Borders: Internationalism, Solidarity, and Transnationalism

2 Panama Red

Kirwin Shaffer

II Harnessing the Collective: Labor, Culture, and Counterhegemonic Movements

6 Rebel Soul

Kirwin Shaffer

III The Personal to the Popular: Nation, Identity, and Gender

13 The Anarchist Wager of Sexual Emancipation in Argentina, 1900–1930

Laura Fernández Cordero, translated by Geoffroy de Laforcade