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Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 21 August 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378303-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7830-3
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003342-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0334-2
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... European aesthetic patterns. Lower-class groups demanded and exercised a larger presence in political and cultural life and in the city itself, and intellectuals such as José Carlos Mariátegui began to question the omnipotence of the upper classes and the closed political system. Many critics noted...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... develop new politics to overcome the barriers they faced. Instead of accepting caste reforms advocated by the upper-caste groups in Kerala, the Dalits through their activism defined an anticaste position. It is in this context that they began to develop new social imaginaries. However, Dalits had to work...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... too lax. Lima was seen as an epitome of “decadence,” with its vain upper classes, exuberant public life, lax social codes, belligerent lower classes, and deep racial mixing. The Bourbons’ efforts to tighten control of Lima and the rest of Peru, however, prompted criticism and various forms...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... hundred years. And so have the Dalits of Punjab. In the process of its growth and expansion from 1750 to 1850, the Sikh body politic came to be afflicted by casteism and untouchability, due to upper-caste Sikhs’ perceived benefits in hierarchical structures. The chapter examines the history of the Sikh...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... The chapter is based on a thin case study, in which five apparently white, upper-class women visit their psychoanalyst in The Hague, with the complaint that they possess Hottentot nymphae, the contemporary term to indicate the enlarged labia minora ascribed to black women. The case study...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375562-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... of Spanish rule in 1814. The wives of those imprisoned on suspicion of having participated in the independence movement denounced the tyranny of royal officials in terms of failed paternalism. But as patriot forces gained the upper hand after 1817, they carried out similar tactics that targeted not only...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... of this channel is the way it works to shore up the global orientation of young, urban, middle-class internationalist subjects, consolidating their consciousness of their own perceived potential for future mobility both outward, toward the global, and upward, toward upper-middle-class consumer lifestyles...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
..., and thus their importance to the nation as a political project. This struggle for everyday inclusion threatens to expand existing definitions of the Afro-Brazilian, the modern, and the moral even as middle- and upper-class Bahians continue to define themselves in opposition to the Pelourinho and to its...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... In the two years following the victory of the revolution, Cuba’s political leadership moved ever-leftward, and new policies commanding drastic societal changes were announced, by fiat, during mass rallies. Many members of Cuba’s upper and middle classes went into exile, and attendance surged...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... contested domain, which motivated Dalits to creatively develop new politics to overcome the barriers they faced. Instead of accepting caste reforms advocated by the upper-caste groups in Kerala, the Dalits through their activism defined an anticaste position. It is in this context that they began to develop...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the Upper Peruvian district of Charcas in 1549. He travelled through the Lake Titicaca region and on to Potosí, taking down testimony about the provinces from older Spanish conquistadors. He supplemented his information by interviewing Inka nobles in Cuzco and was generally sympathetic to Inka perspectives...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... a dash of excitement to his account of the festivities. The spectacle was also captured in a monumental canvas painted by Melchor Pérez Holguín (ca. 1660–ca. 1725), a creole from Potosí, like Arzáns, and the greatest artist to emerge in colonial Upper Peru (see color plates). ...