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Building nineteenth-century Latin America : re-rooted cultures, identities, and nations / edited by William G. Acree Jr. and Juan Carlos González Espitia.

E-book E-book (2009.)
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.

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  • ISBN: 0826516661
  • ISBN: 0826516653
  • ISBN: 9780826516664
  • ISBN: 9780826516657
  • ISBN: 082651667X
  • ISBN: 9780826516671
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Foundational images of the nation in Latin America / Hugo Achugar -- Words, wars, and public celebrations : the emergence of Rioplatense print culture / William G. Acree Jr. -- Novels, newspapers, and nation : the beginnings of serial fiction in nineteenth-century Mexico / Amy E. Wright -- Toikove ñane retã! : republican nationalism at the battlefield crossings of print and speech in wartime Paraguay, 1867-1868 / Michael Kenneth Huner -- Forms of historic imagination : visual culture, historiography, and the tropes of war in nineteenth-century Venezuela / Beatriz González-Stephan -- Anything goes : carnivalesque transgressions in nineteenth-century Latin America / John Charles Chasteen -- Performing the Porfiriato : Federico Gamboa and the negotiation of power / Stuart A. Day -- The imponderable and the permissible : caste wars, culture wars, and Porfirian piety in the Yucatán Peninsula / Terry Rugeley -- Birds of a feather : pollos and the nineteenth-century prehistory of Mexican homosexuality / Christopher Conway -- Unveiling the mask of modernity : a critical gendered perspective of Amistad Funesta and the early chronicles of José Martí / Patricia Lapolla Swier -- A brief syphilography of nineteenth-century Latin America / Juan Carlos Gonzaléz Espitia.
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Summary: "How did culture and identity take root as the new nations and state institutions were being fashioned across Latin America after the wars of independence? These original essays tease out the power of print and visual cultures, examine the impact of carnival, delve into religion and war, and study the complex histories of gender identities and disease."--[book cover].
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Authors: Acree, William G., Jr. (Added Author). González Espitia, Juan Carlos. (Added Author).
Citation: Acree, William G. "Building nineteenth-century Latin America : re-rooted cultures, identities, and nations." Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.
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