Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America
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Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America


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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.



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Date de parution 08 janvier 2010
Nombre de lectures 1
EAN13 9780826516671
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 3 Mo

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Building NineteenthCentury Latin America ReRooted Cultures, Identities, and Nations ED IT E DBYWIL L IA MG. AC R E EJR. J C G E A N D U A N A R L O S O N Z Á L E Z S P IT IA
Building NineTeenT-CenTury LaTin America
Building NineTeenT-CenTuryLaTin America Re-Rooted Cultures, Identities, and Nations Edited by William G. Acree Jr. and Juan Carlos González Espitia
VanderbilT UniversiTy Press Nasville
©  by Vanderbilt University Press Nasville, Tennessee  All rigts reserved First Edition 
his book is printed on acid-free paper made from % post-consumer recycled content. Manufactured in te United States of America
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Building nineteent-century Latin America : re-rooted cultures, identities, and nations / edited by William G. Acree Jr., Juan Carlos González Espitia. p. cm. Includes bibliograpical references and index.  ---- (clot : alk. paper)  ---- (pbk. : alk. paper) . Latin America—History—t century. . Latin America—Intellectual life—t century. . Publisers and publising—Latin America— History—t century. . National caracteristics, Latin American. . Nationalism—Latin America—History—t century. . Popular culture—Latin America—History—t century. . Gender identity—Latin America—History—t century. I. Acree, William G. II. González Espitia, Juan Carlos.
.  .’—dc 
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction  William G. Acree Jr. and Juan Carlos González Espitia
P I. L I .Foundational Images of te Nation in Latin America  Hugo Acugar .Words, Wars, and Public Celebrations: he Emergence of Rioplatense Print Culture   William G. Acree Jr. .Novels, Newspapers, and Nation: he Beginnings of Serial Fiction in Nineteent-Century Mexico   Amy E. Wrigt .Toikove Ñane Retã!Republican Nationalism at te Battlefield Crossings of Print and Speec in Wartime Paraguay, –   Micael Kennet Huner
P II. C  D .Forms of Historic Imagination: Visual Culture, Historiograpy, and te Tropes of War in Nineteent-Century Venezuela   Beatriz González-Stepan .Anyting Goes: Carnivalesque Transgressions in Nineteent-Century Latin America Jon Carles Casteen
Performing te Porfiriato: Federico Gamboa and te Negotiation of Power  Stuart A. Day
P III. I, R,  H N .he Imponderable and te Permissible: Caste Wars, Culture Wars, and Porfirian Piety in te Yucatán Peninsula   Terry Rugeley .Birds of a Feater:Pollosand te Nineteent-Century Preistory of Mexican Homosexuality   Cristoper Conway .Unveiling te Mask of Modernity: A Critical Gendered Perspective ofAmistad funestaand te Early Cronicles of José Martí   Patricia Lapolla Swier .A Brief Sypilograpy of Nineteent-Century Latin America   Juan Carlos González Espitia Contributors  Index 
is book was born out of te activities and experiences of a work-ing group witin te Consortium in Latin American and Carib-andTDuke University. Created in  as “Latin America in te Nine-bean Studies at te University of Nort Carolina at Capel Hill teent Century” and continuing troug te – academic year, tis group eld regular meetings and brougt scolars from across te United States to give talks on temes tat appear trougout tis volume. All of te contributors participated in one way or anoter in te working group’s activities, and witout te support of te Consortium, as well as tat of te Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at UNC Capel Hill and Duke’s Department of Romance Studies, tis intellectual excange among faculty and students would not ave been possible.  We are also extremely grateful to Micael Ames, te staff at Vander-bilt University Press, and te anonymous readers of a previous version of tis manuscript for teir careful, expedient, and professional andling of tis project from start to finis. he readers provided us wit valu-able comments to improve te book, and te staff at te Press responded quickly to all of our many queries. In sort, we could not ave oped to work wit a better editorial team.  Several individuals and institutions deserve our tanks, too, beginning wit te contributing autors wo believed in te importance and useful-ness of tis book and its goals from te very beginning. Our colleagues read multiple drafts of different parts of te manuscript and sared in-sigtful advice along te way. he Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo, te Museo Blanes, te Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, and te Mu-seo Histórico Nacional in Uruguay, te Banco de la República and te Casa Museo Quinta de Bolívar in Colombia, and te Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at te University of Texas at Austin all kindly granted permission to use images trougout te book and on te cover.
Building Nineteent-Century Latin America
As is always te case wit big academic endeavors, our family members gave us time and teir steadfast support to make tis project a reality.  hank you all, and tank you to te readers wo want to know some-ting more about nineteent-century Latin America.
Building NineTeenT-CenTury LaTin America
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