The long history of the politically symbolic use of the bodies, or body parts, of martyred heroes in Latin America.
Subjects: HistoryLatin America
The six essays in this volume examine Argentina from the eighteenth century to the 1930s and Uruguay during the nineteenth century to show the links between crime and the social and economic order.
In using natural disasters as a way to study societal and especially political change, the essays in this volume illustrate the immediate as well as the long term consequences of destruction.
Subjects: EnvironmentHistoryLatin America
Historical overview from both perspectives of the often-troubled and always uneven relationship between the United States and the nations of Latin America.
Honor was everywhere in Colonial Latin America, and to understand the many ways it had an impact on people's lives is to understand the organizing principles of a society.