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Collecting MexicoMuseums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Shelley E. Garrigan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670925
eISBN:
9781452947143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. The book approaches ... More

Couture and ConsensusFashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Regina A. Root

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Following Argentina’s revolution in 1810, the dress of young patriots inspired a nation and distanced its politics from the relics of Spanish colonialism. Fashion writing often escaped the notice of ... More

The Idea of HaitiRethinking Crisis and Development

The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Millery Polyné (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Idea of Haiti critically examines the politics of Haiti’s past—its “facts and fables”—and how these narratives illuminate our understanding of the domestic and transnational structures in place ... More

The Mestizo StateReading Race in Modern Mexico

The Mestizo State: Reading Race in Modern Mexico

Joshua Lund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656363
eISBN:
9781452946160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656363.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Mestizo State examines how the ideas, images, and public discourse around race, nation, and citizen formation have been transformed in Mexico from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. ... More

Mythohistorical InterventionsThe Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Lee Bebout

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670864
eISBN:
9781452946917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670864.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and ... More

PosthegemonyPolitical Theory and Latin America

Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America

Jon Beasley-Murray

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647149
eISBN:
9781452945941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Posthegemony is an investigation into the origins, limits, and possibilities for contemporary politics and political analysis. This book presents accounts of historical movements in Latin America, ... More

TriangulationsNarrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

David J. Vázquez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673261
eISBN:
9781452947310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673261.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, this text contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America ... More

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