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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-075
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Book Chapter

By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... Casa de las Américas Gabriel García Márquez Mario Vargas Llosa Isabel Parra New Song Movement ...
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... at the forefront of art’s role in social change. Moments of conflict are highlighted. Casa de las Américas Gabriel García Márquez Mario Vargas Llosa Isabel Parra New Song Movement ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... This chapter describes how country music has come to occupy a distinct and privileged place in Aboriginal public culture, sounding an expressive counterpoint to Aboriginal urbanization, labor migration, and other forms of movement and mobility. For decades now country music performers have...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373773-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
... Chapter 5 examines the career of folksinger Mercedes Sosa. Sosa was a founding member of the leftist Movimiento Nuevo Cancionero (New Songbook movement), which combined traditional song forms with sophisticated poetry and an emphasis on social themes. But this affiliation failed to win her large...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...Neoliberalism and Lowland Ascendancy When Víctor Paz Estenssoro began his fourth and final term as president in August 1985, his Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) government inherited an economy in a staggering state of crisis. Although hyperinflation was the biggest concern, Bolivia...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... Rio de Janeiro to Paris and New York, hopes for racial uplift and unity inspired the African American performer and activist Etta Moten Barnett to play Houston’s songs, and tangled currents of race and nation made a group of Afro-Brazilians return to Houston’s work at the turn to the twentieth century...
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: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... such as those featured in Billboard . Brackett suggests that on one level—consisting of songs in the late 1940s of the greatest measurable popularity—a sense of continuity can be heard with swing-based popular music from earlier in the decade. On a subtler level, however, during this period a decrease...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and their political allies. In battling adversaries in local power structures, the Indian movement in fact pursued sophisticated legal and political strategies, seeking to cultivate relations with progressive state authorities in the legislative and even the executive branches of government. In the document...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Pact, which isolated the trade-union movement. His government initiated a new cycle of de facto authoritarian and anticommunist regimes that would last until the restoration of democracy in 1982. Barrientos composed “Meditation for Bolivians,” which follows, in early 1967, several months before...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to authorities in the city, calling on them to surrender and urging creoles—Spaniards born in the New World—to rally to his cause. Katari was illiterate himself, and hence he relied on scribes to pen his letters. The most prominent of them was Bonifacio Chuquimamani, said to be an Indian or cholo who had lived...