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Problems in modern Latin American history : a reader

Author: John Charles Chasteen; Joseph S Tulchin
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1994.
Series: Latin American silhouettes.
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Problems in modern Latin American history.
Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1994
(OCoLC)656831056
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Charles Chasteen; Joseph S Tulchin
ISBN: 0842023275 9780842023276 0842023283 9780842023283
OCLC Number: 28065269
Description: xvii, 339 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter I. Spanish American independence and its consequences / Lyman L. Johnson --
National consciousness and alternative myth / Simon Collier ; Islands in the storm : quiet cities and violent countrysides in the Mexican independence era / Eric Van Young ; War to the death / Simón Bolívar ; The royalist army of New Spain / Christon I. Archer ; The Black legions / G. Reid Andrews --
Chapter II. Making sense of caudillos and "revolutions" in nineteenth-century Latin America / John Charles Chasteen --
The lions of Payara / José Antonio Páez ; "I met Vidal on his way to the palace" / José Rufino Echenique ; "Juárez was indeed a man" / Justo Sierra ; The powerful minister Portales / Diego Barros Arana ; The brief Rio Grandense Republic / Joaquim Assis Brasil ; The subversive "Democratic Society" in New Granada / Venancio Ortiz ; Uproar in Pará : blasphemous carnival or race riot? / Domingos Antonio Raiol ; Rosas's ribbons and rituals / Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ; The caudillo as protagonist / Antonio López de Santa Anna --
Chapter III. African slavery in Brazil / Mary Butler --
This accursed trade / Olaudah Equiano ; A day on a coffee estate / Stanley Stein ; Life aboard ship / Mahommah G. Baquaqua ; The Negro Republic of Palmares / R.K. Kent ; The contraband trade / Thomas Nelson ; A humane and civilized nation : abolition / Joaquim Nabuco --
Chapter IV. Urban populism in twentieth-century politics / Michael L. Conniff --
Juan and Evita Perón : family portrait / Maryza Navarro ; Getúlio Vargas : "He is the sun that illumines" / Orígenes Lessa ; Getúlio Vargas : "Workers of Brazil! Here I am at your side!" / Michael L. Conniff ; Getúlio Vargas : a consummate speech writer / Lourival Fontes and Glauco Carneiro ; Zé Maria talks about Getúlio / Robert S. Byars ; Catechism of a Getulista / José Barbosa ; Adhemar de Barros : a true swashbuckler / John Gunther ; Adhemar de Barros : "He steals but he gets things done" / Helio Jaguaribe ; Haya de la Torre : descendant of the Conquistadors / John Gunther ; Arnulfo Arias : the personality of a populist / J. Conte Porras ; Arnulfo Arias : the greatest actor / U.S. Embassy, Panama City ; Velasco Ibarra : "Give me a balcony and I will return to the presidency" / John D. Martz --
Chapter V. Images of women / Gertrude Yeager --
La Pola : Colombian patriot / María Currea de Aya ; The education debate / Carolina Freyre de Jaimes --
To educate is to liberate / Teresa González de Fanning ; The problem with marriage / Carolina Freyre de Jaimes ; Against drunkenness / Violetas del Anahuac ; The Soldadera as Mexican Amazon / J.H. Plenn ; The soldier woman as poet: To you / Carmela. To alphabetize / Karla. Birthday / Lety ; The politicization of motherhood : Case 2970 / Inter-American Commission on Human Rights ; La Libertad : a women's cooperative in highland Bolivia / Benigna Mendoza de Pariente --
Chapter VI. The search for cultural identity : concepts / Leslie Bary --
Speech before the Congress of Angostura / Simón Bolívar ; Civilization and barbarism / Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ; The role of the university and the study of history / Andrés Bello ; Our America / José Martí ; Ariel / José Enrique Rodó ; The cosmic race / José Vasconcelos ; Caliban / Roberto Fernández Retamar ; I, Rigoberta Menchú / Rigoberta Menchú --
Chapter VII. The dilemmas of development / Peter F. Klaren --
Inside development in Latin America / James Lang ; Ideologies of economic development / Albert O. Hirschman ; Various approaches to political and economic development / Abraham Lowenthal ; The transformation of international trade in the second half of the nineteenth century and its impact on Latin America / Celso Furtado ; Import-substitution industrialization / Robert J. Alexander ; Economic development and its principal problems / Raúl Prebisch ; Speech to the Brazilian National Congress / Humberto Castello Branco ; The bureaucratic-authoritarian state / Guillermo O'Donnell ; The neoliberal prescriptions of the bureaucratic-authoritarian state / Jonathan Hartlyn and Samuel A. Morley ; Anatomy of the debt problem / Rudiger Dornbusch ; The United States responds : the Brady Plan and the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative / Peter Hakim --
Chapter VIII. Revolutionary movements in Central America / Hugo F. Castillo --
General principles of guerrilla fighting / Ernesto "Che" Guevara ; General Declaration of the First Conference / Organization of Latin American Solidarity ; Minimanual of the urban guerrilla / Carlos Marighella ; The road of the Honduran revolution / Honduran Communist Party ; Nicaragua : the historic program of the FSLN / Sandinista National Liberation Front ; Nicaragua : the strategy of victory / Humberto Ortega ; Testimony of a rural worker from the Quiche Region in Guatemala / María Lupe ; Testimony of a Guatemalan Indian woman on the formation of Christian base communities / Rigoberta Menchú ; A broad-based provisional government / Salvadorean FDR-FMLN ; Party in a guerrilla camp in El Salvador / An FMLN combatant --
Chapter IX. Inter-American relations / Joseph S. Tulchin --
U.S. recognition of the Republics of Latin America / Henry Clay ; Two letters in favor of a hemispheric confederation / Simón Bolívar ; Message to Congress / James Monroe ; The United States prepares for war with Mexico / James Buchanan and James K. Polk ; Two Mexicans view the war with the United States / Carlos Bosch García and Luis G. Zorilla ; Act authorizing the President to call a Pan American conference / U.S. Congress ; The burdens of policeman in the Caribbean / Theodore Roosevelt ; An Argentinian speaks out against imperialism / José Ingenieros ; A defense of the U.S. position / Charles Evans Hughes ; An appreciation of the Good Neighbor Policy / Francisco Cuevas Cancino ; The United States and Latin America in the Cold War / John Foster Dulles, John F. Kennedy, and Thomas C. Mann ; Three Latin Americans view the United States / Leopoldo Zea, Alonso Aguilar, and Osvaldo Sunkel ; Speech announcing the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative / George Bush.
Series Title: Latin American silhouettes.
Responsibility: edited by John Charles Chasteen and Joseph S. Tulchin.
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