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In defiance of boundaries : anarchism in Latin American history

Author: Geoffroy de Laforcade; Kirwin R Shaffer
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This edited collection is the first to sample the new wave of scholarship on Latin American anarchism to trace the transnational anarchist presence in Latin America at the turn of the twentieth century. The essays examine urban and rural movements, indigenous resistance, race, gender, sexuality, and social and educational experimentation.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
In defiance of boundaries
(DLC) 2015008841
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffroy de Laforcade; Kirwin R Shaffer
ISBN: 9780813055527 0813055520 9780813051383 081305138X
OCLC Number: 915562576
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: the hidden story line of anarchism in Latin American history / Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer --
Crossing borders: internationalism, solidarity, and transnationalism --
Cuban cigar makers in Havana, Key West, and Ybor City, 1850s-1890s: a single universe? / Evan Matthew Daniel --
Panama red: anarchist politics and transnational networks in the Panama Canal Zone, 1904-1913 / Kirwin Shaffer --
Moving between the global and the local: theIindustrial Workers of the World and their press in Latin America / Anton Rosenthal --
The FACA and the FAI: Argentine anarchists and the revolution in Spain, 1930-1939 / James Baer --
Harnessing the collective: labor, culture, and counterhegemonic movements --
From anarchists to "anarcho-batllistas" : populism and labor legislation in Uruguay / Lars Peterson --
Rebel soul: cultural politics and Cuban anarchism, 1890s-1920s / Kirwin Shaffer --
From workers' militancy to cultural action: Brazilian anarchism in Rio Grande do Sul, 1890s-1940s / Beatriz Ana Loner --
Memories and temporalities of anarchist resistance: community traditions, labor insurgencies, and Argentine shipyard workers, early 1900s to late 1950s / Geoffroy de Laforcade --
The personal to the popular: nation, identity, and gender --
From radicals to heroes of the republic: anarchism and national identity in Costa Rica, 1900-1977 / David Díaz-Arias --
Magonismo, the revolution, and the anarchist appropriation of an imagined Mexican indigenous identity / Shawn England --
Anarchist visions of race and space in northern Perú, 1898-1922 / Steven J. Hirsch --
Anarchists and alterity: the expulsion of Casimiro Barrios from Chile, 1920 / Raymond Craib --
The anarchist wager of sexual emancipation in Argentina, 1900-1930 / Laura Fernández Cordero --
Epilogue. transference, culture, and critique: the circulation of anarchist ideas and practices / Joseʹ C. Moya.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer.


Most studies on Latin America tend to dismiss anarchism as a prelude to populist and socialist movements. This collection illustrates a much more vast, differentiated, and active anarchist presence  Read more...


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