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Building nineteenth-century Latin America : re-rooted cultures, identities, and nations

Author: William G Acree, Jr.; Juan Carlos González Espitia
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"How did culture and identity take root as the new nations and state institutions were being fashioned across Latin America after the wars of independence? These original essays tease out the power of print and visual cultures, examine the impact of carnival, delve into religion and war, and study the complex histories of gender identities and disease."--[book cover].
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Building nineteenth-century Latin America.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008045633
(OCoLC)265088791
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William G Acree, Jr.; Juan Carlos González Espitia
ISBN: 9780826516671 082651667X
OCLC Number: 592756259
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foundational images of the nation in Latin America / Hugo Achugar --
Words, wars, and public celebrations : the emergence of Rioplatense print culture / William G. Acree Jr. --
Novels, newspapers, and nation : the beginnings of serial fiction in nineteenth-century Mexico / Amy E. Wright --
Toikove ñane retã! : republican nationalism at the battlefield crossings of print and speech in wartime Paraguay, 1867-1868 / Michael Kenneth Huner --
Forms of historic imagination : visual culture, historiography, and the tropes of war in nineteenth-century Venezuela / Beatriz González-Stephan --
Anything goes : carnivalesque transgressions in nineteenth-century Latin America / John Charles Chasteen --
Performing the Porfiriato : Federico Gamboa and the negotiation of power / Stuart A. Day --
The imponderable and the permissible : caste wars, culture wars, and Porfirian piety in the Yucatán Peninsula / Terry Rugeley --
Birds of a feather : pollos and the nineteenth-century prehistory of Mexican homosexuality / Christopher Conway --
Unveiling the mask of modernity : a critical gendered perspective of Amistad Funesta and the early chronicles of José Martí / Patricia Lapolla Swier --
A brief syphilography of nineteenth-century Latin America / Juan Carlos Gonzaléz Espitia.
Responsibility: edited by William G. Acree Jr. and Juan Carlos González Espitia.

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