Gender, Regionalism, and Political Subjectivity in Porto Alegre, Brazil
By Benjamin Junge
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5944-5 July 2018
This anthropological study of grassroots community leaders in Porto Alegre, Brazil’s leftist hotspot, focuses on gender, politics, and regionalism during the early 2000s, when the Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores) was in power.
These letters, published in Spanish in 2010 and now translated for the first time into English, provide insight into Gabriela Mistral's work as a poet and illuminate her perspectives on politics, especially war and human rights.
This book recounts the mystery of the Gálvez murder and its resolution, an event that captured contemporaries’ imaginations throughout the Hispanic world and caused consternation on the part of authorities in both Mexico and Madrid.