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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Glen David Kuecker Subcommander Marcos: The Man and the Mask . By Henck Nick . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2007 . Photographs. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xxvi , 499 pp. Cloth , $89.95 . Paper , $24.95 . Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (1): 138.
Published: 01 February 1967
...Edward P. Lanning Masks, Mummies, and Magicians. A Voyage of Exploration in Pre-Inca Peru . By Simone and Waisbard Roger . Translated by Russell Patricia . New York , 1966 . Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers . Illustrations. Glossary . Pp. 176 . $5.95 . Copyright 1967...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (3): 427–458.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in the 1840s and 1850s as masked balls and parading by elite carnival societies came to dominate middle- and upper-class forms of celebration, although entrudo persisted longer among the lower classes. Based on travelers' accounts and the extensive newspaper debates about entrudo and its repression...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 599–600.
Published: 01 November 1962
... society. His reactions to this alienation and inner solitude frequently give rise to unsocial behavior. In the succeeding essays on “Mexican Masks,” “The Day of the Dead,” and “The Sons of Malinche,” the author acutely diagnoses the dominant trait of dissimulation in his countrymen, the passivity...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (4): 767–768.
Published: 01 November 1969
... the revolution against Spain and Mariano Moreno’s part in that revolution. The apologia is of interest to us primarily because it reveals the tension between the uncovered “face” of revolution for independence and the “mask” of loyalty to Ferdinand VII. Throughout the book the author attempts to explain away...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (3): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 2008
... religion Santería , la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre was altogether a different deity. She served as the Catholic iconic mask for the Yoruba orisha known as Oshún, a spiritual being fond of song, dance, perfumes, and jewelry and associated with hard work, joyfulness, youth, seduction, and promiscuity...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2003) 83 (1): 215–218.
Published: 01 February 2003
... that are embedded in the multiple identities and layered performances of men who engage in sexual relations with other men in Latin America and the diaspora. Quiroga uses the mask as a metaphor for the complex process of negotiating sexuality in often-times hostile societies. He analyzes a cluster of Latin...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (3): 571–574.
Published: 01 August 1975
... in Brazil. They even characterized the traditional ideology of “racial democracy” as a myth. They have gone a long way towards explaining the myth’s intricate mechanisms. It has become quite clear that behind the mask of Brazilian racial democracy—a mask that even blacks had learned to wear...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (3): 603–606.
Published: 01 August 1985
..., agriculture, hunting, warfare, curing, or rites of passage. Masked impersonations were a common feature of southwestern ceremonialism. All groups in the Southwest have been affected over the past 400 years by Spanish intrusions from the south and Anglo and Apache intrusions from the north. What is most...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1983) 63 (3): 647.
Published: 01 August 1983
...; Echoes of the Amazon Myth in Medieval Spanish Literature, by Estelle Irizarry; Sexual Humor in Misogynist Medieval Exempla, by Harriet Goldberg; Women in the Book of Good Love , by Rosalie Gimeno; Marina/Malinche: Masks and Shadows, by Rachel Phillips; Women Against Wedlock: The Reluctant Brides...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (2): 383.
Published: 01 May 1991
... a treacherous midwife: Panama was born unfree. Over the decades that followed, this poison seeped through the country’s body politic, the fiction of independence masking what was, in reality, a colony. LaFeber conveys with sensitivity and compassion the drama of this poor, warped country—subject to the whims...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (4): 652.
Published: 01 November 1964
... to accept Christianity. The latter’s instant conversion supplies the happy ending to a “folk” drama that for at least a century has made the rounds of Guatemalan church plazas on titular saints’ days. Each of the players rents his costume and mask for about $15 from a morería , pays a maestro some $2...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (1): 195.
Published: 01 February 1991
... and personal trajectory, which carried a man from an ordinary bourgeois, Catholic background into service as a mouthpiece for the increasingly Stalinized Cuban cultural establishment. The most enduring value of this essay as literature is that subtext involving an elaborate self-masking. Copyright 1991...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (2): 392–393.
Published: 01 May 1969
..., the United States hypocritically forces a protectorate on the Cubans through the Teller [ sic ] Amendment. More recently, anticommunism is nothing but a mask for Wall Street and the CIA, and the Alliance for Progress is “an alliance for the preservation of the status quo” (p. 12). The Bay of Pigs figures...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 November 1996
... that mask the high rate of poverty in that community. While Wilson himself was cautious about the applicability of his findings to other settings, his work has helped to inspire greater interest among social scientists in investigating poverty and inequality. The relative neglect of the subject...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (2): 345.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Patrick Bellegarde-Smith This is not to say that the book lacks a unifying ideology. It connects with earlier twentieth-century works on Haiti published in the United States, but unfortunately masks much of the Haitian reality, when, for instance, it discusses the literacy campaign of 1986-87 (p...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 472–473.
Published: 01 August 1968
...—for he must have been a king—had been wearing a mask of jade mosaic . . .”); occasionally we may entertain doubts as to the universal applicability of a hypothesis she seems to accept without question (e.g., on p. 118: “With the breakdown of the theocratic society, the deities would logically become...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (3): 450–451.
Published: 01 August 1967
... to racial democracy, masking very real problems by flatly denying their existence. An interesting section of the work discusses the Negro protest movements which flourished in the 1930s. The most influential of these transient and in some respects ineffectual organizations was the Frente Negra...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 February 1969
... Ianni views the issue as part of the pervasive and inherent characteristics of a class society, where race ideologies, including the myth of Brazilian “racial democracy,” mask the nature of the relationships from which group prejudices originate and take their meaning. To make this idea fully clear, he...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (2): 309–310.
Published: 01 May 1982
... to the complexity of what she examines and offers a sophisticated account of the regime’s behavior. McClintock’s book combines sensitive quantitative analysis with firsthand experience. The author uses her own observational data to spell out the complexity that numbers so often mask. The reader comes away from...