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Heroes & hero cults in Latin America

Author: Samuel Brunk; Ben Fallaw; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Austin University of Texas Press 2006.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Latin American history traditionally has been defined by larger-than-life heroes such as Simon Bolivar, Emiliano Zapata, and Evita Peron. The author brings heroes back to the center of the debate,  Read more...

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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Brunk; Ben Fallaw; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9780292714373 0292714815 9780292714816 0292714378
OCLC Number: 704701592
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2007 Online-Ressource.
Description: viii, 318 p. Ill. 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Heroes and Their Cults in Modern Latin America Ben Fallaw and Samuel Brunk 1 Simon Bolivar: Man and Myth John Chasteen 2 Remembering and Forgetting Agustin Gamarra: The Life and Legacy of the Cuzco Caudillo Charles F. Walker 3 Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's Search for Personalized Nationalism Shannon Baker 4 Presidential Ritual in Porfirian Mexico: Curtsying in the Shadow of Dictators Victor M. Macias-Gonzalez 5 The Eyes of Emiliano Zapata Samuel Brunk 6 Felipe Carrillo Puerto of Revolutionary-Era Yucatan, Mexico: Popular Leader, Caesar, or Martyr? Ben Fallaw 7 Augusto Sandino of Nicaragua: The Hero Never Dies Richard Grossman 8 Frida Kahlo: Heroism of Private Life Nancy Deffebach 9 Haya de la Torre and APRA David Nugent 10 Evita Peron: Beauty, Resonance, and Heroism Linda B. Hall 11 Conclusion: Rethinking Latin American Heroes Samuel Brunk and Ben Fallaw Bibliography Notes on Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Brunk & Ben Fallaw.

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