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xxxii, 383 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Green Library
vi, 200 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: The Uses of Heritage and the Post-Colonial Condition in Latin America Olaf Kaltmeier & Mario Rufer 1. On the Advantage and Disadvantage of Heritage for Latin America. Heritage Politics and Nostalgia between Coloniality and Indigeneity Olaf Kaltmeier 2!Mexicanos al grito de guerra! How the Himno Nacional became part of Mexico's Heritage Sarah Corona Berkin 3.Making Heritage. The Materialization of the State and the Expediency of Music. The Case of Cuarteto Caracteristico in Cordoba, Argentina Gustavo Blazquez 4. Is Spanish our Language? Alfonso Reyes and the Policies of Language in Post-Revolutionary Mexico Maria del Carmen de la Peza 5. Cultural Management and Neoliberal Governamentality. The Participation of Peru in the Exhibition Inca. Kings of the Andes Gisela Canepa 6. Commemorate, Consecrate, Demolish. Thoughts about the Mexican Museum of Anthropology and its History Frida Gorbach 7. Going Back to the Past or Coming Back from the Past? Governmental Policies and Uses of the Past in a Ranquel Community in San Luis, Argentina Maria Celina Chocobare 8. Unearthing Patrimonio: Treasure and Collectivity in San Miguel Coatlinchan Sandra Rozental 9. Processes of Heritagization of Indigenous Cultural Manifestations: Lines of Debate, Analytic Axes, and Methodological Approaches Carolina Crespo 10. The Ambivalence of Tradition: Heritage, Time, and Violence in Postcolonial Contexts Mario Rufer.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472475435 20160928
Relying on the concept of a shared history, this book argues that we can speak of a shared heritage that is common in terms of the basic grammar of heritage and articulated histories, but divided alongside the basic difference between colonizers and colonized. This problematic is also evident in contemporary uses of the past. The last decades were crucial to the emergence of new debates: subcultures, new identities, hidden voices and multicultural discourse as a kind of new hegemonic platform also involving concepts of heritage and/or memory. Thereby we can observe a proliferation of heritage agents, especially beyond the scope of the nation Estate. This volume gets beyond a container Evision of heritage that seeks to construct a diachronical continuity in a given territory. Instead, authors point out the relational character of heritage focusing on transnational and translocal flows and interchanges of ideas, concepts, and practices, as well as on the creation of contact zones where the meaning of heritage is negotiated and contested. Exploring the relevance of the politics of heritage and the uses of memory in the consolidation of these nation Estates, as well as in the current disputes over resistances, hidden memories, undermined pasts, or the politics of nostalgia, this book seeks to seize the local/global dimensions around heritage.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472475435 20160928
Green Library
x, 233 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Section I: Concepts Chapter One: Re-Imagining Community and Civil Society Gordana Yovanovich and Roberta Rice Chapter Two: Civil Society from the Inside Out: Community, Organization and the Challenge of Political Influence Philip Oxhorn Section II: Community Chapter Three: Modernized Honor Culture and Community: Garcia Marquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold/Cronica de una muerte anunciada Gordana Yovanovich Chapter Four: Reframing the Archive and Expanding Collective Memory in order to Bridge the Divide between Community and Civil Society in Yxta Maya Murray's The Conquest Pablo Ramirez Chapter Five: Memory and Temporary Communities in Laura Restrepo's The Dark Bride/La novia oscura Maca Suazo and Lisa Bellstedt. Chapter Six: Community and Learning: The Process of Concientization among Nicaraguan Peasants through Song Mery Perez Chapter Seven: Community and the State: Piecing Together Differences in Alejandro Brugues' Juan of the Dead Miharu M. Miyasaka and Patrick X. Horrigan Section III: Civil Society Chapter Eight: Intercultural Democracy and Civil Society Participation in the New, Decolonized Bolivia Roberta Rice Chapter Nine: Conceptualizing Transnational Civil Society in Guatemala Candace Johnson Chapter Ten: Collective Banks and Counter-Acts: Building Civil Society from Within in Jamaica and Guyana Caroline Shenaz Hossein Chapter Eleven: War on Civil Society in Vargas Llosa's The War of the End of the World Olga Nedvyga Chapter Twelve: "Radical" Participatory Democracy Institutions in Venezuela and Ecuador: Strengthening Civil Society or Mechanisms for Controlled Inclusion? Pascal Lupien Section IV: Conclusions Chapter Thirteen: Towards Civic Community: Conclusions Gordana Yovanovich and Roberta Rice.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138693371 20160928
Latin American and Caribbean communities and civil societies are undergoing a rapid process of transformation. Instead of pervasive social atomization, political apathy, and hollowed-out democracies, which have become the norm in some parts of the world, this region is witnessing an emerging collaboration between community, civil society, and government that is revitalizing democracy. This book argues that a key explanation lies in the powerful and positive relationship between community and civil society that exists in the region. The ideas of community and civil society tend to be studied separately, as analytically distinct concepts however, this volume seeks to explore their potential to work together. A unique contribution of the work is the space for dialogue it creates between the social sciences and the humanities. Many of the studies included in the volume are based on primary fieldwork and place-based case studies. Others relate literature, music and film to important theoretical works, providing a new direction in interdisciplinary studies, and highlighting the role that the arts play in community revival and broader processes of social change. A truly multi-disciplinary book bridging established notions of civil society and community through an authentically interdisciplinary approach to the topic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138693371 20160928
Green Library
446 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Green Library
xix, 275 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Acknowlegements.- 1 Introduction.- 2 Democracy, Media and Their Democratization in Latin America.- 3 Analyzing Policy Change: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations.- 4 Argentina: Radical Change Amid Sharp Political Conflict.- 5 Brazil: Much Debate About No Reform.- 6 Broadening the Scope: Advocacy Coalitions and Media Reforms in Chile and Uruguay.- 7 Comparison and Generalization: Conditions for Media Democratization.- 8 Conclusions and Outlook.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319212777 20160619
This book examines democratizing media reforms in Latin America. The author explains why some countries have recently passed such reforms in the broadcasting sector, while others have not. By offering a civil society perspective, the author moves beyond conventional accounts that perceive media reforms primarily as a form of government repression to punish oppositional media. Instead, he highlights the pioneering role of civil society coalitions, which have managed to revitalize the debate on communication rights and translated them into specific regulatory outcomes such as the promotion of community radio stations. The book provides an in-depth, comparative analysis of media reform debates in Argentina and Brazil (analyzing Chile and Uruguay as complementary cases), supported by original qualitative research. As such, it advances our understanding of how shifting power relations and social forces are affecting policymaking in Latin America and beyond.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319212777 20160619
Green Library
123 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • On seeing and not seeing
  • On counting and not counting
  • Afro-Latin American voices
  • Transnational voices
  • On acting and not acting.
Of the almost 11 million Africans who came to the Americas between 1500 and 1870, two-thirds came to Spanish America and Brazil. Africans and their descendants-both free and enslaved-participated in the political, social, and cultural movements that indelibly shaped their countries' colonial and post-independence pasts. Yet until very recently Afro-Latin Americans were conspicuously excluded from narratives of their hemisphere's history. George Reid Andrews seeks to redress this omission by making visible the lives and labors of black Latin Americans in their New World home. He reconstructs this heritage from the paper trail of slavery and freedom, the testimonies of black men and women, the writings of visiting African-Americans, and the efforts of twentieth-century activists and scholars. While most Latin American countries have acknowledged the legacy of slavery, the story still told is one of "racial democracy"-the supposedly successful integration of African descendants into society. From the 1970s to today, black civil rights movements have challenged that narrative and demanded that its promises of racial equality be made real. Afro-Latin America brings that story up to the present, examining debates currently taking place throughout the region on how best to achieve genuine racial equality.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780674737594 20160704
Green Library
xvii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction: Theorizing Afrolatinidades Petra R. Rivera-Rideau, Jennifer A. Jones, and Tianna S. Paschel Part I: Imagining Afrolatinidades Jossianna Arroyo.- 1 The Expediency of Blackness: Racial Logics and Danzon in the Port of Veracruz Hettie Malcomson.- 2 Ni de aqui, ni de alla: Garifuna Subjectivities and the Politics of Diasporic Belonging Paul Joseph Lopez Oro.- 3 The Death of "la Reina de la Salsa": Celia Cruz and the Mythification of the Black Woman Monika Gosin.- 4 "Oye, Que Bien Juegan Los Negros, No?": Blaxicans and Basketball in Mexico Walter Thompson-Hernandez.- 5 Photo Essay: Ritmo Negro: Visions of Afro-Latin America Umi Vaughan.- Part II: Rethinking the Archive Nancy Raquel Mirabal.- 6 "Afro-Latin@ Nueva York: Maymie de Mena and the Unsung Afro-Latina Leadership of the UNIA" Melissa Castillo-Garsow.- 7 "Listening to Afro-Latinidad: The Sonic Archive of Olu Clemente" Patricia Herrera.- 8 "Panabay Pride: A Conversation with Los Rakas" Petra R. Rivera-Rideau.- 9 The Afro-Latino Project Walter Thompson-Hernandez.- Part III: Diasporic Politics Juliet Hooker.- 10 Translating Negroes into Negros: Rafael Serra's Transamerican Entanglements between Black Cuban Racial and Imperial Subalternity, 1895-1909 Jose I. Fuste.- 11 The Transnational Circulation of Political References: The Black Brazilian Movement and Anti-Racism Struggles of the Early Twentieth Century Amilcar Araujo Pereira Translated by Aiala Levy.- 12 "Every Day is Black Heritage Month" Yvette Modestin and Tianna S. Paschel.- Afterword: Afro-Latinos and Afro-Latin American Studies Alejandro de la Fuente.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137603203 20161010
Through a collection of theoretically engaging and empirically grounded texts, this book examines African-descended populations in Latin America and Afro-Latin@s in the United States in order to explore questions of black identity and representation, transnationalism, and diaspora in the Americas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137603203 20161010
Green Library
425 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Library
436 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Library
306 pages
Green Library

11. Americas [1993]

10 videodiscs (57 min. each) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
  • 1. The garden of forking paths / written and directed by David Ash; produced by David Ash, Andres Di Tella
  • 2. Capital sins / written, produced, and directed by Rachel Field
  • 3. Continent on the move / produced and directed by Raymond Telles, Marc De Beaufort ; written by Raymond Telles, Judith Vecchione
  • 4. Mirrors of the heart / written, produced, and directed by Lourdes Portillo
  • 5. In women's hands / written, produced, and directed by Rachel Field, Juan Mandelbaum
  • 6. Miracles are not enough / written, produced, and directed by Veronica L. Young
  • 7. Builders of images / written, produced, and directed by Juan Mandelbaum --8. Get up, stand up / written, produced, and directed by Marc De Beaufort
  • 9. Fire in the mind / directed by Marc De Beaumont, Yezid Campos
  • 10. The Americans / produced and written by Peter Bull & Joseph Tovares.
This intimate look at contemporary Latin America examines issues confronting the entire region by focusing on individual communities.
Media & Microtext Center
xxviii, 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
With the growing importance of emerging markets the focus of analysts has begun to concentrate on the contribution of Latin America and the Middle East to the global economy, and the relations between these two regions. This has become ever more important with the trend in Latin America to diversify their trade relations and establish closer economic and political ties with other emerging economies, including the Middle East and North African (MENA) countries. The Arab World and Latin America examines the relations between these two regions, highlighting the often-overlooked cultural similarities, as well as exploring the political and economic ties that are being developed. As relations with and between countries in the Global South become ever more important for trade and investment, both politically and economically, this volume offers vital analyses for researchers of international relations as well as the politics and culture of the Middle East and Latin America.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784532352 20160619
Green Library
368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
244 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Análisis del discurso: de los textos a los significados
  • De los significados a las subjetividades desarraigadas
  • Hacia una sociología del desarraigo.
Green Library
x, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The Economic and Commercial Background 2. Asian Presence on the Territory. FDIs, ODA and Aid 3. Asian Communities in Latin America 4. The Central American Conundrum 5. Trade for Growth in the Pacific Rim 6. Strategic Materials and Energy Abundance 7. Newcomers in the Southern Cone 8. Looking Ahead. Challenges and Reverse Immigration.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415819794 20160619
There has been increasing Asian interest in Latin America in recent years, beginning with Japanese investment in the 1980s, and continuing into the present decade when there is growing investment by China. This book examines the nature and extent of Asian business and related activity in Latin America. It shows how investment is not just from Japan and China, with Korea and India also involved, and with Taiwan directly competing with China. It explores activity in the minerals and energy sector, and also in trade and other areas. It demonstrates how Asian activity has a wide impact on the countries of both South America and the Caribbean, making them less exclusively "the United States' backyard"; how different countries are affected differently by Asian activity; and how the growing links with Asia increasingly open up the possibility of greater Latin American activity in Asia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415819794 20160619
Green Library
xv, 239 pages ; 23 cm
  • Preface Introduction TRADE RELATIONS 1. Rediscovering El Lorado: Leadership in Building Australia-Latin America Trade Relations-- Alexis S. Esposto 2. Australia and South America: Common Experiences of the China Challenge?-- Andrean H. Hearn MIGRATION 3. The Changing Profiles of Latin American Communities in Australia-- Raul Sanchez Urribarri-- Elizabeth Kath, Vicente Perez de Leon, Mara Favoretto, and Annie Furgusson 4. From 'Latin Americans' to Country-based distinctions: A Case Study of the Migrator Motivations and Adaptation Experiences of Mexicans in Australia-- M. Laura Vasquez Maggio EDUCATION AND INNOVATION 5. The Changing Nature of Australia and Latin America Relations in Education: Moving Forward in Fostering Knowledge and Promoting Innovation-- Angel Calderon 6. Social Media as a Tool for Promoting Bilateral Trade: Case Studies of Newly Emerging Bilateral Infinitives between Australia and Mexico-- Victor de Rio CULTURAL INFLUENCES 7. The 'Tequila Effect': The Appropriation of Latin American Food and Drink Culture in Australia-- Barry Carr and John Sinclair 8. Neglected and Partial News: Reporting of Latin America in the Australian Press-- Antonio Castillo 9. Latin American Music in Austrlia and the 'Alt-Latins' Mara Favoretto Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137501912 20160619
This interdisciplinary book ventures into the new space of Australian-Latin American relations, exploring multiple dimensions of this rapidly changing landscape within a global context. Until recently, Australia and Latin America were considered irrelevant to one another. The prevailing perception in Australia had been that Latin America was too remote, disconnected, and politically irrelevant to warrant serious scholarly or public attention. In recent years, this perception has rapidly changed, with Australian universities seeking to attract Latin American students, new diplomatic relations emerging, investment in mining and other business sectors expanding, and a growing fascination in Australia with Latin American food, music, dance and other forms of popular culture. These rapid developments can only properly be understood within the context of broader global transformations underway, including shifts in power relations between the "Global North" and "Global South", the rise of key Latin American economies, major technological developments, and ever-increasing global interconnectivity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137501912 20160619
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxxix, 155 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • A Note on Editions Consulted and Translations List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Abbreviations Preface Introduction One: "The great deeds that I speak of / carry in themselves an intrinsic worth and significance": American Epic After Ercilla Two: A Crisis in the Poetic Practice of imitatio: An encomendero Poet Responds to Alonso de Ercilla's the Araucana Three: "In this our new sacred sheepfold": Piracy, Epic, and Identity in Cantos One and Two of Discurso del capitan Francisco Draque Four: Poetic Emulation and the Performance of Power in Canto Three of Discurso del capitan Francisco Draque Five: Captivity, Authority, and Friendship in the Writings of Juan de Castellanos Coda Appendix: Exordium to Juan de Castellanos' "Elegia I" Bibliography Index About the Author.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611487183 20160619
This book studies the practice of poetic imitation and the themes of authority, piracy, and captivity in Juan de Castellanos's Elegies of Illustrious Men of the Indies. The book offers a novel interpretation of the relationship between Castellanos's poems and Alonso de Ercilla's the Araucana and elucidates the complex poetic discourse Castellanos created to defend the interest of the first generation of Spanish explorers and conquistadors that settled in the New World in the sixteenth century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611487183 20160619
Green Library
xx, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • * List of Tables * Preface * Acknowledgments * Preface * Introduction * Chapter 1. Beyond Machismo: The Research Context * Chapter 2. Chicana Intersectional Understandings: Theorizing Social Identities and the Construction of Privilege and Oppression * Chapter 3. Toward New Masculinities: A Chicana Feminist Intersectional Analysis of Latinos' Definitions of Manhoods * Chapter 4. The Latino/a Gendered Educational Pipeline: Vulnerabilities and Assets in Pathways to Achievement * Chapter 5. Relating to Feminisms: Intersectionality in Latino and White Men's Views on Gender Equality * Chapter 6. Relating to Oppression: Intersectionality in Defining Latino Men's Views on Chicana Feminisms * Chapter 7. Intersectionality at Work: Regression, Redemption, Reconciliation * Appendix: Seven Stages of Conocimiento, by Gloria Anzaldua * Notes * Works Cited * Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477308776 20160619
Long considered a pervasive value of Latino cultures both south and north of the US border, machismo-a hypermasculinity that obliterates any other possible influences on men's attitudes and behavior-is still used to define Latino men and boys in the larger social narrative. Yet a closer look reveals young, educated Latino men who are going beyond machismo to a deeper understanding of women's experiences and a commitment to ending gender oppression. This new Latino manhood is the subject of Beyond Machismo. Applying and expanding the concept of intersectionality developed by Chicana feminists, Aida Hurtado and Mrinal Sinha explain how the influences of race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender shape Latinos' views of manhood, masculinity, and gender issues in Latino communities and their acceptance or rejection of feminism. In particular, the authors show how encountering Chicana feminist writings in college, as well as witnessing the horrors of sexist oppression in the United States and Latin America, propels young Latino men to a feminist consciousness. By focusing on young, high-achieving Latinos, Beyond Machismo elucidates this social group's internal diversity, thereby providing a more nuanced understanding of the processes by which Latino men can overcome structural obstacles, form coalitions across lines of difference, and contribute to movements for social justice.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477308776 20160619
Green Library
xi, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: reciprocal influence
  • Renaming Poe: Jorge Luis Borges's literary criticism on Edgar Allan Poe
  • Borges's philosophy of Poe's composition
  • Reading and rereading
  • Translating Poe: Jorge Luis Borges's Edgar Allan Poe translations
  • Theory, practice, and Pym
  • Facts and an envelope
  • Rewriting Poe: Jorge Luis Borges's Poe-influenced and Poe-influencing short fiction
  • Buried connections
  • Supernatural revenge
  • Epilogue: commemorative reframing.
Edgar Allan Poe's image and import in Spanish America shifted during the twentieth century, and this shift is clearly connected to the work of three writers from the Rio de la Plata region-Uruguayan Horacio Quiroga and Argentines Jorge Luis Borges and Julio Cortazar. In Borges's Poe, Emron Esplin focuses on the second author in this trio and argues that Borges, through a sustained and complex literary relationship with Poe's works, served as the primary catalyst that changed Poe's image throughout Spanish America from a poet-prophet to a timeless fiction writer. Most scholarship that couples Poe and Borges focuses primarily on each writer's detective stories, refers only occasionally to their critical writings and the remainder of their fiction, and deemphasizes the cultural context in which Borges interprets Poe. In this book, Esplin explores Borges's and Poe's published works and several previously untapped archival resources to reveal an even more complex literary relationship between the two writers. Emphasizing the spatial and temporal context in which Borges interprets Poe-the Rio de la Plata region from the 1920s through the 1980s-Borges's Poe underlines Poe's continual presence in Borges's literary corpus. More important, it demonstrates how Borges's literary criticism, his Poe translations, and his own fiction create a disparate Poe who serves as a precursor to Borges's own detective and fantastic stories and as an inspiration to the so-called Latin American Boom. Seen through this more expansive context, Borges's Poe shows that literary influence runs both ways since Poe's writings visibly affect Borges the poet, story writer, essayist, and thinker while Borges's analyses and translations of Poe's work and his responses to Poe's texts in his own fiction forever change how readers of Poe return to his literary corpus.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780820349053 20160619
Green Library
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 21 cm
Born in Blood and Fire, fourth edition has been extensively revised to heighten emphasis on current cultural analyses of Latin American society and facilitate meaningful connections between the Encounter and the present. Throughout the fourth edition, a new full-colour design highlights an enriched and expanded map and illustration programme. This, along with new quizzing and assessment options and a new edition of the companion reader, offers students and instructors more support than ever before.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393283051 20160830
Green Library

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