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By Peter M. Beattie
... penal colony penal justice system politics regional revolts exile ...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... justice system politics regional revolts exile ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... with the common people who were called “those without jackets.” He formed a club associated with the newspaper El Eco de la Igualdad (The Echo of Equality), which disseminated the slogan “We are all equal” and advocated for direct democracy, federalism, local municipal power, and regional autonomy. Andrés...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... us on the edge of a new political horizon in the region. By discussing Zapatistas’ concepts and Carl Schmitt’s notion of the nomos, Reyes and Kaufman investigate these events and propose that what might appear today as temporally succeeding cycles of struggle (the first against orthodox neoliberalism...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... itself in the region, as an overwhelmingly rural revolt crushed the new Spanish project. Dominicans and Haitians fought together to preserve independence; they dreamed together. Caribbean independence emancipation Dominican Republic Haitian Revolution ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... more strictly and to levy higher commercial taxes. Recurrent conspiracies and revolts broke out in Cochabamba, Arequipa, Cuzco, and La Paz and were often accompanied by public pasquinades that lampooned, often in crude verse, the colonial authorities. In La Paz in March 1780, the unfortunate customs...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-141
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The right-wing fury and the regionalist revolt that accompanied the drafting of Bolivia’s new constitution, between 2006 and 2008, brought on a full-scale political crisis that threatened to fracture the nation. After winning a popular referendum on his government in August 2008, President Evo...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... of new events that seem to place us on the edge of a new political horizon in the region. By discussing Zapatistas’ concepts and Carl Schmitt’s notion of the nomos, Reyes and Kaufman investigate these events and propose that what might appear today as temporally succeeding cycles of struggle (the first...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... enticements to win over the regional Aymara federations in Qollasuyu. To local authorities, they offered gifts of gold and finely woven tunics. They gave Inka brides to Aymara lords, thereby sealing through kinship new political alliances. Local religious worship was respected while also absorbing it within...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... territorial confederation through alliances with Peruvian forces, especially in the south. Though recognized by the United States, Britain, and France, all of whom sought commercial entrée in the region, the confederation provoked intense hostility, both within Peru and Bolivia and from their neighbors...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... conflicts after 2000 were marked by sharp polarization based on regional, ethnic and racial, and class identities. Racialization, in particular, heightened tensions between opposing groups and raised the stakes for the outbreak of violence. If during his first inauguration, in 2006, Evo Morales made...