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Imaginaciones Hemisféricas. La Misión Presidencial A América Latina De Nelson Rockefeller En 1969, Ernesto Capello 2011 Macalester College

Imaginaciones Hemisféricas. La Misión Presidencial A América Latina De Nelson Rockefeller En 1969, Ernesto Capello

Ernesto B. Capello

No abstract provided.


On Confessions: Advice And Rules For Confessors (Transcription And Translation), Rev. David Orique, O.P. 2011 Providence College

On Confessions: Advice And Rules For Confessors (Transcription And Translation), Rev. David Orique, O.P.

Rev. David T. Orique, O.P.

This is a global anthology of great texts in the history of political dissent. Volume 1 spans the ancient and early-modern world, beginning with the Book of Isaiah, from the eighth century, BCE, and ending with John C. Calhoun's South Carolina Exposition, from the early nineteenth century CE. Volume 2 begins with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments, from the mid-nineteenth century, and ends with the [December] 2008 online Chinese human rights manifesto Charter 08. The selected texts come from across the ideological spectrum, representing a wide range of political, cultural, philosophical, and religious perspectives ...


The Making Of Law: The Supreme Court And Labor Legislation In Mexico, 1875-1931, William Suarez-Potts 2011 Kenyon College

The Making Of Law: The Supreme Court And Labor Legislation In Mexico, 1875-1931, William Suarez-Potts

William Suarez-Potts

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Sacrificio, Violencia Y Nación En Lituma En Los Andes De Mario Vargas Llosa, Cesar Valverde 2011 Illinois Wesleyan University

Sacrificio, Violencia Y Nación En Lituma En Los Andes De Mario Vargas Llosa, Cesar Valverde

Cesar Valverde

No abstract provided.


Contact And Missionization At Tayasal, Peten, Guatemala, Timothy W. Pugh 2011 The Graduate Center

Contact And Missionization At Tayasal, Peten, Guatemala, Timothy W. Pugh

Timothy W Pugh

Until their conquest by the Spanish in 1697, many Itza Maya occupied a large village at Tayasal, Peten, Guatemala. After the conquest, two missions were built there. The village and missions are located within 2 km of modern Flores, which was once Nojpete´n, the Itza capital, and later the Spanish presidio (fortified administrative center). Our excavations uncovered the San Bernabe´ mission on the Tayasal peninsula and defined the Late Postclassic-period (A.D. 1400–1525) occupation of the site. San Bernabe´ was established in the early 18th century as part of Spanish efforts to control indigenous populations in Peten. Our ...


Challenging Notions Of U.S. Citizenship: The Contributions Of Mexican Americans, Tracy E. Kirby 2011 University of San Francisco

Challenging Notions Of U.S. Citizenship: The Contributions Of Mexican Americans, Tracy E. Kirby

Master's Theses

The United States has always been a nation of immigrants, in which the idea of “citizenship” has had very strong intrinsic values, and has divided those who “have it” from those who “don’t,” since the first legal construction of such categories in 1790. Longstanding contradictions, characterized by ceremonies awarding citizenship to some and laws of exclusion, deportation, and forced removal for others, have embodied U.S. approaches to citizenship, and created a dichotomy between “citizen” and “alien.” This Master's Thesis will initiate a discussion and reformulation of what it means to be a citizen in the United States ...


Consequences Of Contact: An Evaluation Of Childhood Health Patterns Using Enamel Hypoplasias Among The Colonial Maya Of Tipu, Amanda R. Harvey 2011 University of Southern Mississippi

Consequences Of Contact: An Evaluation Of Childhood Health Patterns Using Enamel Hypoplasias Among The Colonial Maya Of Tipu, Amanda R. Harvey

Master's Theses

Located in western Belize, Tipu was occupied from 1541-1704. This Colonial Maya population from a Spanish visita mission church was analyzed to investigate health disturbances associated with European contact. Dental defect called enamel hypoplasias were scored to assess childhood health. Standard methods of scoring (Buikstra and Ubelaker 1994) were employed to assess frequency, severity, and type of episode in the permanent anterior dentition. For analysis, 325 individuals were placed into age groups of subadults (6-17 years), younger adults (18-35 years), and older adults (36-50+ years). The population was also considered for differences by sex and tooth type.

Results showed a ...


¡Adelante Hermanas De La Raza! Josefina Silva De Cintrón, Artes Y Letras, And Puerto Rican Women’S Feminismo In The 1930s, Patricia A. Schechter 2011 Portland State University

¡Adelante Hermanas De La Raza! Josefina Silva De Cintrón, Artes Y Letras, And Puerto Rican Women’S Feminismo In The 1930s, Patricia A. Schechter

History Faculty Publications and Presentations

This article tells the story of Josefina Silva de Cintrón, (1884-1988), Puerto Rican journalist, feminist and arts impresario. Silva de Cintrón moved from San Juan to New York City in 1927. She published the Spanish language journal Artes y Letras from 1933 to 1939, and it circulated in 8 countries throughout the Americas. Artes y Letras was a publication that significantly enabled Spanish-speaking women’s activism in New York City. In its pages, women tested their ideas about feminismo. Their feminismo was Pan American in orientation and anti-racist in purpose, energized by the rhetoric of la raza. This article describes ...


The Latino Population Of New York City, 1990—2010, Laird Bergad 2011 Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

The Latino Population Of New York City, 1990—2010, Laird Bergad

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report examines demographic and socioeconomic factors concerning the Latino population of New York City between 1990 and 2010.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: The City’s Latino population continued its steady increase from 1.7 million people and 24% of the total population in 1990 to nearly 2.4 million and 29% of all New Yorkers in ...


Anthrotourist: An Improvised Journey Through Latin America (2nd Edition), Jason R. Old 2011 Southeastern University - Lakeland

Anthrotourist: An Improvised Journey Through Latin America (2nd Edition), Jason R. Old

Jason R. Old

Anthrotourist: An Improvised Journey Through Latin America is the story of one anthrotourist’s approach to understand the world around him by learning about the various cultures that inhabit Latin America. Throughout the book, the reader will get insight into the thoughts of not only the people groups of whom the author meets during his travels, but the reader will also get a glimpse into the mindset of the author himself as he attempts to articulate his observations throughout his travels from Honduras to Colombia over the course of three months.
According to the Jason Old, being an anthrotourist is ...


The Latina And Latino History Of Southern Methodist University, Aaron E. Sánchez, Ruben A. Arellano, Nyddia Hannah 2011 Southern Methodist University

The Latina And Latino History Of Southern Methodist University, Aaron E. Sánchez, Ruben A. Arellano, Nyddia Hannah

Student Research

This booklet describes the history, scholarship, and accomplishments of Latina and Latino students, professors, and student groups at Southern Methodist University from the 1910s-2000s. The social, cultural, and political events and trends that impacted their growth and development are documented, including images and profiles.


Cuba, Social Policy At A Crossroads: Maintaining Priorities, Transforming Practice, Miren Uriarte 2011 University of Massachusetts Boston

Cuba, Social Policy At A Crossroads: Maintaining Priorities, Transforming Practice, Miren Uriarte

Miren Uriarte

From the beginning of the Cuban revolution in 1959, the model of social development has underscored equity across society and universal access. Full responsibility rests on government to fund and deliver social entitlements. These values have framed the development and implementation of social policy during the last 40 years. During this time Cuba has instituted free and universally accessible health care and education and has built on its formerly weak pension system to develop a universal and government sponsored one. Cuba's safety net of benefits includes protection of workers' employment and housing, food subsidies, utilities and other necessities, and ...


Projecting Pornography, Enacting (In)Equality, And Mexican Modernity, Ageeth Sluis 2011 Butler University

Projecting Pornography, Enacting (In)Equality, And Mexican Modernity, Ageeth Sluis

Ageeth Sluis

If pornography proves a problematic avenue within women’s bid for sexual liberation and equality today, how then has this historically been constructed? In an attempt to determine the role of pornography within articulations of women’s sexual (in)equality, I use a banned pornographic magazine published in 1930s Mexico as the starting point for a broader examination of the relationships between female sexual visibility and modernity, and sexual normativity and the state. Employing the Foucaultian methodology of genealogy, I trace popular representations of female sexuality as well as civic discourse on sexual prohibitions through space (from the USA and ...


El Militarismo En La Granada De Rodolfo Walsh, Eleonora Bertranou 2011 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University

El Militarismo En La Granada De Rodolfo Walsh, Eleonora Bertranou

Hispanic Studies Faculty Publications

"Rodolfo Walsh escribió sus dos únicas obras de teatro, La granada y La batalla, en 1965, cuando ya se reconocía como un intelectual de izquierda, bajo la influencia de su experiencia cubana, pero aún reticente a creer que para los países latinoamericanos era posible dar comienzo a un proyecto evolucionario liderado por grupos armados. En la tematización de las Fuerzas Armadas, Walsh llama la atención sobre el militarismo de los países latinoamericanos y usa la sátira para agudizar su crítica a tal fenómeno. En La granada, reconoce el rol de la institución militar bajo un nuevo orden mundial y ridiculiza ...


Pancho Villa And The Lord Of The Skies: Narcocorridos In The Mexican Corrido Tradition, Sarah Goldsworthy Berry 2011 Western Oregon University

Pancho Villa And The Lord Of The Skies: Narcocorridos In The Mexican Corrido Tradition, Sarah Goldsworthy Berry

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

No abstract provided.


Reconstructing The Concept Of Terrorism After 9/11: The Case Of Farc-Ep In Colombia, Leland Garivaltis 2011 Union College - Schenectady, NY

Reconstructing The Concept Of Terrorism After 9/11: The Case Of Farc-Ep In Colombia, Leland Garivaltis

Honors Theses

Las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia- Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP) is a Marxist-Leninist guerrilla group that formed in the rural sections of Colombia in 1966. The guerilla group has claimed to fight for the marginalized Colombian. Because this insurgent group disrupts the status quo, more recent hardliner governments of Colombia and the United States have vilified the organization publicly to denounce the legitimacy and goals of the Leftist guerillas as well as labeled them terrorists and narco-terrorists. This thesis provides analysis and research to negate the comparison between the rural guerilla fighters and terrorist organizations, while it also provides evidence ...


Imperial Infringement Or Self-Destruction? The Demise Of The Caribbean's Black Power Socialist Experiment, Georgia E. Swan-Ambrose 2011 Union College - Schenectady, NY

Imperial Infringement Or Self-Destruction? The Demise Of The Caribbean's Black Power Socialist Experiment, Georgia E. Swan-Ambrose

Honors Theses

The Caribbean’s experimentation with Black Power and socialism was the highest expression of its self-emancipation and self-definition. This thesis explores the reasons why this experiment, the dawning of a new day as it freed the masses from the grips of colonial constraints, was suppressed. It deconstructs which factor had a greater impact on the failure of the Caribbean’s nation-building process, internal strife and contradictions, or U.S. imperialistic hegemonic greed. Beginning with the exploration of intellectual and inspirational rhetoric of freedom, equality and black liberation, these ideological thinkers inspired the Caribbean to fight for independence. A case study ...


Women Against Dictatorship And Repression: A Comparative Study Of The Women’S Organizations Formed In Chile And Argentina Respectively Between 1973-1990 And 1976-1983, Ariana L. Awad 2011 Union College - Schenectady, NY

Women Against Dictatorship And Repression: A Comparative Study Of The Women’S Organizations Formed In Chile And Argentina Respectively Between 1973-1990 And 1976-1983, Ariana L. Awad

Honors Theses

This project is a comparative case study between the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina who formed during the dictatorship of the military junta from 1976 to 1983 and the groups of women that formed organizations in Chile under Pinochet beginning in 1973. The thesis looks at the roles of specific institutions, such as their respective governments, the United States and the Catholic Church and how they differed in each country. The thesis not only examines the institutional influences on the movements but also how both of their coalitions’ outcomes were influenced by historical factors. At first glance ...


Las Malinches De Laura Esquivel Y De Víctor Hugo Rascón Banda: Una Reexaminación De La Malinche Y La Política Sexual En Estos Textos Modernos, Elizabeth R. Ackley 2011 Union College - Schenectady, NY

Las Malinches De Laura Esquivel Y De Víctor Hugo Rascón Banda: Una Reexaminación De La Malinche Y La Política Sexual En Estos Textos Modernos, Elizabeth R. Ackley

Honors Theses

One of the first women to appear in Mexican post-Hispanic history is La Malinche, the indigenous "language" of the Spanish conquistador, Hernán Cortés. Historically, Mexicans have associated La Malinche with betrayal because it helped Europeans at least with translation during the conquest of Mexico. In addition, over time, she has become a symbol of both motherhood and the tempting woman in whose hands lies the destruction of Mexico. Although there is not much historical information about this important woman in physical texts, a symbolic image of her has been developed on a large scale in Mexican culture through social institutions ...


La Formulación De Una Identidad Mexicana Fronteriza En La Frontera De Cristal: Un Proceso De Reconciliación, Alexander W. Brockwehl 2011 Union College - Schenectady, NY

La Formulación De Una Identidad Mexicana Fronteriza En La Frontera De Cristal: Un Proceso De Reconciliación, Alexander W. Brockwehl

Honors Theses

This thesis explores the concept of Mexican identity on the border between Mexico and the United States. The essay focuses on two stories by Carlos Fuentes - "La capitalina" and "La frontera de cristal" - but also considers the theory of Mary Pat Brady, Gloria Anzaldúa, Pablo Vila, and some other theorists to understand and better articulate the message of Sources. Important to the concepts that are discussed in the essay is the phenomenon of globalization and its role in motivating relations between the two countries. The main argument of the essay consists of two parts. The first focuses on the American ...


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