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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 23 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-071
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-090
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Published: 09 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2752-2
... Radical Civic Union industrialization Armed Forces nationalism Juan Domingo Perón ...
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Published: 09 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2752-2
... Peronist resistance guerrillas armed forces Juan Domingo Perón state terrorism ...
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Published: 09 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027522-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2752-2
... to the rise of Juan Domingo Perón and Peronism, confronted in turn by a powerful anti-Peronist movement that ended up overthrowing him. Radical Civic Union industrialization Armed Forces nationalism Juan Domingo Perón ...
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Published: 09 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027522-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2752-2
... and economic crisis and a new military coup, which launched a plan of mass extermination of Peronist and leftist political dissidents and dragged the country into a war with Great Britain over the Malvinas Islands. Peronist resistance guerrillas armed forces Juan Domingo Perón state terrorism ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-103
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., in which he lays out his brief, as well as from the conclusion, which anticipated the price he would pay for challenging the armed forces. On 17 July 1980, General Luis García Meza initiated the most brutal of all the Bolivian coups. Quiroga and the rest of the National Committee for the Defense...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... place during the rule of General Juan Velasco’s Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces, which pursued progressive reform, including a sweeping agrarian reform. This chapter explores how that reform impacted Llamojha’s work as a rural activist, his pointed opposition to the legislation, and how...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The most compelling voice heard was that of a young mnr congressman from Tarija, Víctor Paz Estenssoro. Astutely, Paz Estenssoro sought to rehabilitate the image of the armed forces while condemning the government, and to distance the mnr from the Marxist left while seeking to represent proletarian...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... hours, over three parliamentary sessions, which riveted the nation as it listened in by radio. Reproduced here are fragments from the beginning of the speech, in which he lays out his brief, as well as from the conclusion, which anticipated the price he would pay for challenging the armed forces. On 17...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Many accounts of the Spanish invasion of the Americas suggest that the contest between “conquerors” and “conquered” was decided quickly due to the natural superiority of Spanish arms or ingenuity. The chronicler Pedro Cieza de León, for example, described the conquest in the valley of Cochabamba...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Paz Estenssoro. Astutely, Paz Estenssoro sought to rehabilitate the image of the armed forces while condemning the government, and to distance the mnr from the Marxist left while seeking to represent proletarian workers. The massacre catalyzed major political changes in the country. The powerful...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... minister as a sign Gorbachev intended to conduct his own international policy. It describes Gorbachev’s first meeting with Reagan at the 1985 Geneva summit. The Soviet military used a seemingly forthcoming January 1986 arms control proposal to try to delay nuclear reductions. The second half of the chapter...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... Chapter 6 considers the impact of the 1980–2000 Shining Path war on Llamojha’s political and personal life. His adversaries were quick to accuse him of membership in the Shining Path, and Llamojha was forced to flee his Ayacucho home in 1981 and live as an internal refugee in Lima until 2000...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... him and Gorbachev over the future of reform and the USSR itself; Gorbachev’s failure to adopt the last-ditch Five Hundred Days economic reform plan; Gorbachev’s flirtation with force to suppress Baltic separatism; his efforts to negotiate a new Union Treaty with republican leaders to restructure...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027577-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
... Rising seas, droughts, deadly heat waves, floods, wildfires, ocean acidification, powerful storms, armed conflict, food shortages, and a host of other problems are the result of anthropogenic climate change. We can expect hundreds of millions of climate refugees this century to move north...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-096
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Despite the legendary reputation and unshakeable will of the revolutionary leader Che Guevara, his meager, isolated guerrilla units were no match for a professional army deploying ground and air forces with solid U.S. military and intelligence backing. The insurgents made their own...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the Guaraní in Kuruyuki in 1892 stand out among these campaigns. In 1892, Guaraní forces were led by Apiaguaiki Tumpa, who had mobilized some six thousand warriors armed with bows and arrows (see Juan Ayemoti Guasu, “The God Man,” in part VI). After several skirmishes, many Guaraní had taken a defensive stand...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... it—or even perceives itself on the verge of an event. A perceptual arms race ensues. The ontopower mobilized by the apparatus of war is under intense pressure, exerted by its own operative logic, to telescope into an interval smaller than the smallest perceivable, and to leverage processual surplus-value...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
..., and most of the key modernist intellectuals and artists ardently supported the movement. It concludes with the argument that the uprising not only had special appeal for those paulistas who identified as middle-class, but was a major force in shaping middle-class identity. middle class proletarian...