Shows How Catholicism Played a Central Role in the Development of a Scientific Understanding of Race, National Identity, and Human Difference in Chile
Considers the Long History of Political Amnesty and Restitution in Brazil
An Extensive Study that Reveals the Strength of Bottom-Up Decisions Relative to Top-Down Governmental Planning for Land Reform
A History Illustrating Chilean Workers’ Struggles to Achieve Social Justice and Equality, Transform the National Economy, and Resist Oppression
A Social History of Elite Spanish Loyalists and the Groups that Challenged Them in the Years Before South American Independence
Stavans’s Ongoing Quest to Find a Convergence Between the Personal and Historical
The First History of the Destape as a Large-Scale Media Phenomenon and Transformative Force in Sexual Ideologies and Practices
The Story of US Relations with the Stroessner Dictatorship
The History of Aided Self-Help Housing in Peru
Between 1964 and 1985, Brazil lived under the control of a repressive, anticommunist regime, where generals maintained all power. Despite these circumstances, dozens of young captains, majors, and colonels believed that they too deserved to participate in the exercise of power. For two decades they carried on a clandestine political life that strongly influenced the regime’s evolution. This book tells their story.
Coronado examines photography to further the argument that intellectuals grafted their own notions of indigeneity onto their subjects. He looks specifically at the Cuzco School of Photography (active in the southern Andes) through whose work Coronado argues for photography, in its capacity as a visual and technological practice, as a powerful tool for understanding and shaping what modernity meant in the region.
An analysis of how a decade of military rule in Venezuela produced a dominant ideology of progress so meticulously crafted that to this day audacious Modernist art and architecture and dictatorship are conflated under the term “modernity.”
Making Citizens in Argentina charts the evolving meanings of citizenship in Argentina from the 1880s to the 1980s. Against the backdrop of immigration, science, race, sport, populist rule, and dictatorship, the contributors analyze the power of the Argentine state and other social actors to set the boundaries of citizenship.