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By Margaret Randall
Published: 07 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... Bolivia Che Guevara Fidel Castro Latin American liberation internationalism ...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. In chapter 6, the histories are told from several points of view. Some attention is paid to Che Guevara’s struggle in Bolivia and whether or not it was sponsored by Cuba or only by Guevara himself. Bolivia Che Guevara Fidel Castro Latin American liberation...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... This chapter introduces the tension between democracy and hierarchy in liberal social orders and links this to concepts of mixture and purity; it shows how Latin American mestizaje has historically been and is still today seen as force for democratization. liberalism democracy hierarchy...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373773-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
.... Although the global spread of rock and roll is often depicted as a series of parallel disseminations from core to periphery, the process was actually much more thoroughly transnational. Sandro borrowed liberally from Spanish, Italian, French, and Latin American pop musicians who were themselves responding...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 1 argues that, like liberalism and mestizaje, human population genetics has been characterized by a tension between purity and mixture, which has run through its attempts to understand human diversity. In the genetic study of Latin American populations, that tension is especially evident...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... and post-operaismo, or in the Latin American movements for local or indigenous autonomy, new paradigms are challenging earlier critiques of political economy that have universalized the political subject of the proletariat, the overarching Leninist-Marxist emphasis on the state apparatus, and the liberal...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373704-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... This chapter marks a turn toward the Latin American context, in part through Fanon’s own influence in the region, and the parallel decolonial influence of the Peruvian socialist José Carlos Mariátegui, who shares a similarly global view. The chapter then takes up the more recent work of Enrique...
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By Peter Wade
...Purity and Mixture Chapter 1 argues that, like liberalism and mestizaje, human population genetics has been characterized by a tension between purity and mixture, which has run through its attempts to understand human diversity. In the genetic study of Latin American populations, that tension...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-122
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...,” that is, a religious orientation centered on the marginalized and exploited. Second, in a number of Latin American countries, new indigenous movements began gaining ground. Bolivia was one of the earliest such cases, with its predominantly Aymara indianista and katarista currents. Since the 1990s...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... traditions of operaismo and post-operaismo, or in the Latin American movements for local or indigenous autonomy, new paradigms are challenging earlier critiques of political economy that have universalized the political subject of the proletariat, the overarching Leninist-Marxist emphasis on the state...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Once the struggle for Spanish-American independence was triumphant, Simón Bolívar crafted a series of liberal legislative decrees for Peru and Charcas designed to abolish colonial forms of oppression. The vast indigenous majorities would no longer be subject to tribute, the mita , or personal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... by the Bolivian diplomat Ignacio Calderón (1848–1927) in 1906, conceived of modernization as the replacement of the animal caravans that had long traversed the Andean landscape with the new Anglo-American-financed mode of mechanized transportation. Calderón was the representative in Washington for the Liberal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... with an appeal by Atawallpa to the people of Peru and the Americas to fight for their lost liberty. The diary of Drum Major José Santos Vargas (1796–1854) provides a view from below and a feeling for day-to-day life that are exceptional for understanding the Latin American wars of independence. Vargas...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
..., and African Americans participated in these programs, becoming Mexican citizens in exchange. Scalping as a form of liberal statecraft and enfranchisement reified the previously flexible divide between good Indians and bad, establishing permissible forms of indigenous humanity for the new models of racial...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Calderón (1848–1927) in 1906, conceived of modernization as the replacement of the animal caravans that had long traversed the Andean landscape with the new Anglo-American-financed mode of mechanized transportation. Calderón was the representative in Washington for the Liberal administrations of Ismael...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... on the marginalized and exploited. Second, in a number of Latin American countries, new indigenous movements began gaining ground. Bolivia was one of the earliest such cases, with its predominantly Aymara indianista and katarista currents. Since the 1990s, such convergences and emphases have contributed toward so...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... edition, in 1977, it became widely influential and perhaps the earliest exemplar of the Latin American testimonio genre. No other female writer or politician from Bolivia has achieved such international acclaim. For Domitila, class identity, feminism, and political struggle always went hand in hand...