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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390763-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9076-3
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 07 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394020-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
Series: New Americanists
Published: 06 October 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8064-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 22 July 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382171-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8217-1
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... of a black jazz underworld. Some of these cartoons continued in the tradition of blackface minstrelsy. Others, though, trafficked in a relatively more virulent form of racist caricature, visiting fantastic violence on ostensibly black bodies. This chapter charts the complex relationship between cartoon...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... packaging offered a “clean” alternative to foods tainted by seemingly ubiquitous food adulteration scandals, which housewives attributed to “the nexus” of the masculine urban underworld and corrupt politicians. During the 1990s, advances in food packaging created means to “protect” foods, but also enabled...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the underworld that are both terrifying and sacred. The fortunes of the mines—whether a miner finds a rich vein or suffers an accident—depends on the tío. The miners who adhere to these beliefs can be at the same time militant revolutionaries. In times of repression, they often held clandestine meetings deep...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the streets by the thousands, above all in the mining city of Oruro. The tío is an adaptation to mining culture of old Andean agricultural beliefs about the fertile forces of the underworld that are both terrifying and sacred. The fortunes of the mines—whether a miner finds a rich vein or suffers...