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Improving Country And Destination Image Can Bring More American Tourists To Cuba, Suja Chaulagain, Jessica Wiitala, Xiaoxiao Fu 2020 University of Central Florida

Improving Country And Destination Image Can Bring More American Tourists To Cuba, Suja Chaulagain, Jessica Wiitala, Xiaoxiao Fu

Rosen Research Review

Country image, how an entire country is perceived by potential tourists, and the more specific destination image are important concepts in tourism marketing. They have a profound impact on a person's intent to travel to a particular destination. Suja Chaulagain, Jessica Wiitala and Xiaoxiao Fu of Rosen College of Hospitality Management have used the example of Cuba to examine the impact of country image and destination image on U.S. tourists' travel intentions. Their work provides guidance for Cuba's tourist marketing industry for attracting more tourists from the United States.


Black Catholicism: The Formation Of Local Religion In Colonial Mexico, Krystle F. Sweda 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Black Catholicism: The Formation Of Local Religion In Colonial Mexico, Krystle F. Sweda

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

“Black Catholicism: The Formation of Local Religion in Colonial Mexico” examines the emergence of Catholicism and its local expressions among Africans and their descendants in seventeenth-century New Spain. In that century, New Spain (the Spanish term for colonial Mexico) was home to the second largest enslaved population and the largest free black population in the Western Hemisphere. My research studies the intricate, generational process of Catholic conversion among Mexico’s black population and how that process affected the formation of local religion. Previous scholars have largely overlooked early Catholic efforts of African conversion in Latin America and presented Afro-Christianity as ...


"What Good Can There Be In This Kind Of Human?" Spanish Justification For The Conquest Of The Americas, Jack Pittenger 2020 Gettysburg College

"What Good Can There Be In This Kind Of Human?" Spanish Justification For The Conquest Of The Americas, Jack Pittenger

The Gettysburg Historical Journal

The Spanish conquest of the Americas was one of the most brutal episodes in human history. Entire cultures of American natives were suppressed, murdered, raped, and enslaved by Spanish conquistadors on an incessant quest for precious metals and other material wealth. The devastation wrought upon the natives was so great that some Spaniards felt that what they were doing violated God's will and was naturally and morally wrong, but they were vastly outnumbered. The majority saw it as their right, duty, and privilege to conquer and subject these millions of people to Spanish rule. Since they were trying to ...


The Question Of Morality In Relations Between The United States And Huerta's Government, Ashley Towle 2020 Gettysburg College

The Question Of Morality In Relations Between The United States And Huerta's Government, Ashley Towle

The Gettysburg Historical Journal

The presidency of General Victoriano Huerta was one of the darker times in the history of the Mexican Revolution. Often described as a ruthless dictator, Huerta went to extreme measures to maintain power, even going as far as to assassinate those who opposed his rule. Senator Belisario Dominguez was one of those men who opposed Huerta's right to the presidency, and was assassinated after speaking out against the dictator. The series of events following the senator's murder did not affect just Mexico; the repercussions of Huerta's actions were felt in Europe and the United States. As a ...


Fresh Studies In Rio Grande Valley History, Milo Kearney, Anthony K. Knopp, Antonio Zavaleta, Thomas Daniel Knight 2020 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Fresh Studies In Rio Grande Valley History, Milo Kearney, Anthony K. Knopp, Antonio Zavaleta, Thomas Daniel Knight

UTRGV Regional History Series

Jim Wells, George Parr, Pepe Martin, and Gene Falcón: the spirit of ‘’El Patrón’’ along the Rio Grande of South Texas / Billy Hathorn -- The other underground railroad / Rolando Avila -- Frank Ellis Ferree, humanitarian / Norman Rozeff -- Chip Dameron's Rio Grande Valley: center of a narrowing universe / Ronny Noor -- Historia de la education superior en la ciudad de H. Matamoros, Tamaulipas / Miguel Sesis Botti y Maria Elena Flores Montalvo -- The quest for a public library for Brownsville / Anthony K. Knopp and Alma Ortiz Knopp -- Las Palomas Wildlife management area: a hidden natural jewel of the Rio Grande Valley / Noe E. Perez ...


African Heritage And The Caribbean-Brazilian Experience, Michelle D. Thompson 2019 CUNY City College

African Heritage And The Caribbean-Brazilian Experience, Michelle D. Thompson

Open Educational Resources

This syllabus reflects having students do self-guided research over a semester that doesn't require textbooks.


The Heritage Of The Spanish Antilles, Daniel Nieves 2019 CUNY City College

The Heritage Of The Spanish Antilles, Daniel Nieves

Open Educational Resources

This course seeks to explore the heritage of the Spanish Caribbean—primarily Cuba, Dominican Republic/Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico. We will place particular emphasis on the historical, cultural and ethnic forces that have shaped the character of the people of these islands. As well we will explore the variety of societies and cultures of the Spanish Caribbean in their historical and contemporary setting up to and including the (im)migration experience of Spanish Caribbean people to urban North America.


Music Is Power: Nueva Cancion’S Push For An Indigenous Identity, Jason Garcia 2019 CSUSB

Music Is Power: Nueva Cancion’S Push For An Indigenous Identity, Jason Garcia

History in the Making

The emergence of Nueva Cancion musicians during 1960’s Chile, such as Victor Jara and Inti-Illimani, played an important role in propelling the left wing revolutionary movements that supported Salvador Allende’s presidential victory in 1970, making him the first democratically elected Socialist in the Western Hemisphere. Although there is much scholarly literature that deals with the social and political aspects of Nueva Cancion, historians have failed to recognize how indigeneity played a crucial role in the shaping the identity that Nueva Cancion musicians embodied through their music. With the power of music, Nueva Cancion became a militant song movement ...


Neozapatismo As History And Influence, Benjamin Shultz 2019 CSUSB

Neozapatismo As History And Influence, Benjamin Shultz

History in the Making

On January 1, 1994 the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect with the espoused intention of opening trade relationships in North America. In Mexico City, the leaders of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional were celebrating this economic victory which they assured would bring about economic prosperity and wealth for Mexico. Yet while the PRI celebrated, the Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional, emerged from the Lacandon Jungle in the southern state of Chiapas and took control of the city of San Cristobal de las Casas. Their demands focused on social and economic justice for the indigenous campesinos whose lands would ...


Transformational Leadership: Flow, Resonance, And Social Change, Enas Elhanafi 2019 Montgomery College

Transformational Leadership: Flow, Resonance, And Social Change, Enas Elhanafi

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

No abstract provided.


South Africa As A Dynamic Teaching Experience, Robert A. Simons, Christine Dickinson 2019 Cleveland State University

South Africa As A Dynamic Teaching Experience, Robert A. Simons, Christine Dickinson

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

No abstract provided.


In Memoriam: Fidel Castro, Andria Preciado 2019 CSUSB

In Memoriam: Fidel Castro, Andria Preciado

History in the Making

No abstract provided.


Chinese Mexicans: Mexico’S Forgotten And Overlooked Mestizos, Rocío Gomez 2019 CSUSB

Chinese Mexicans: Mexico’S Forgotten And Overlooked Mestizos, Rocío Gomez

History in the Making

This paper examines the Chinese community’s significant cultural and economic contributions in early twentieth-century Mexico and its impact on the ever-evolving term “mestizo.” After years of growing financial success in northern Mexico, Mexicans grew resentful of the Chinese community not only for harnessing wealth in their country, but for intermarrying with Mexicans and raising children, Chinese Mexicans, who were seen as illegitimate. The Chinese community later became the target of an oppressive anti-Chinese campaign that resulted in their expulsion from the country. At the crux of the campaign was the general disapproval of the matrimonial unions between Chinese men ...


Book Review: Assassination Of A Saint, Jasmine Colorado 2019 CSUSB

Book Review: Assassination Of A Saint, Jasmine Colorado

History in the Making

No abstract provided.


In Dependence: Haiti In The Period Of Neoliberalism, McKenzie Kelly 2019 CSUSB

In Dependence: Haiti In The Period Of Neoliberalism, Mckenzie Kelly

History in the Making

Haiti is often considered to be one of the least developed and unstable countries in the world today. However, many scholars have failed to look into the cause of Haiti’s lack of development in comparison to other countries in similar situations. While some have addressed the colonial history of Haiti, and others have discussed the role of neoliberalism in Haiti’s development, this paper aims to connect the two ideas. The current predicament that Haiti finds itself in did not occur in a vacuum, but instead was the result of colonial and post-colonial foreign policy, the shift to neoliberal ...


Bibliography For Hispanic Heritage Month, Hakeem Wakil 2019 Chapman University

Bibliography For Hispanic Heritage Month, Hakeem Wakil

Library Displays and Bibliographies

An informative display recognizing Hispanic & Latino Culture, History, & Heritage in the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University.


Milagros Y Portentos: Evento, Corporalidad Y Etnicidad En La Nueva España, Silvia Juliana Rocha Dallos 2019 Washington University in St. Louis

Milagros Y Portentos: Evento, Corporalidad Y Etnicidad En La Nueva España, Silvia Juliana Rocha Dallos

Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Miracles and Portents: Event, Corporeality and Ethnicity in New Spain (Mexico) studies the concepts of miracle and portent as modes and codes of differentiation and representation of diverse social sectors. Through the examination of treatises on idolatry, inquisition cases related to subjects of African ancestry, and studies on astronomy, I argue that the interpretation of extraordinary events made by the imperial institutions of power impacted not only the imaginaries, but also the behaviors deployed by indigenous peoples, afrodescendants, and creoles. From 1600 to the celebration of the IV Provincial Council of 1771 and the Promulgation of the first Royal Pragmatic ...


Fear And Trepidation: The Socio-Cultural Impact Of Maritime Piracy And Illicit Smuggling In San Francisco De Campeche 1630 - 1705, Victor Alfonso Medina Lugo 2019 Missouri State University

Fear And Trepidation: The Socio-Cultural Impact Of Maritime Piracy And Illicit Smuggling In San Francisco De Campeche 1630 - 1705, Victor Alfonso Medina Lugo

MSU Graduate Theses

Piracy has a long history globally, but one of the most extreme periods of pirate activity occurred in the Caribbean Sea during the 16th through the 18th centuries. This thesis analyzes the socio-cultural impact that piracy produced in the port town of San Francisco de Campeche, located in the coastal area of the province of Yucatan in the Kingdom of New Spain. In this port and settlement, Spaniards, the Indigenous population, peoples of African descent and people from throughout the Spanish Empire suffered together the atrocities of the violent sackings and plundering by various groups of robbers from the sea ...


Predecessors To Progress: A Cultural Exposition Of Ancient Aztec Influence On Modern-Day Mexico City., Mariel Arias 2019 Harding University

Predecessors To Progress: A Cultural Exposition Of Ancient Aztec Influence On Modern-Day Mexico City., Mariel Arias

McNair Scholars Research

This research explores cultural factors contributing to the state of modern-day Mexico City, specifically to expound on how Aztec economic, agricultural, and social-class structures have demonstrably influenced present-day Mexico City. An analysis of texts, letters, books, statistical records, economic and agricultural trend analyses will be among the sources accessed in order to draw informed conclusions.


Becoming A Superpower: China’S Rise And The Belt And Road Initiative In Latin America, Garrett Bullock 2019 Ursinus College

Becoming A Superpower: China’S Rise And The Belt And Road Initiative In Latin America, Garrett Bullock

History Summer Fellows

Is China a Superpower? Will it become one? After half a century of establishing a strong international military presence, thriving economic growth, domestic/international political authority, and considerable cultural “soft power”, the PRC has emerged as a hegemon capable of competing in international geopolitics. Nevertheless, these questions remain unanswered. For this reason, this research explores what it means to be a superpower, whether China is or will be a superpower, and, importantly, what impact China’s rise has on the world. To do this, this research explores existing debates surrounding China’s current global status, the historical emergence of the ...


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