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  1. Amazon Town TV
    In 1983, anthropologist Richard Pace began his fieldwork in the Amazonian community of Gurupá one year after the first few television sets arrived. On a nightly basis, as the community’s electricity was turned on, he observed... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
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  2. Cosmopolitanism in Mexican Visual Culture
    Since the colonial era, Mexican art has emerged from an ongoing process of negotiation between the local and the global, which frequently involves invention, synthesis, and transformation of diverse discursive and artistic traditions.... Learn More
    Published: 6th January 2014
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  3. Americans All
    Cultural diplomacy—"winning hearts and minds" through positive portrayals of the American way of life—is a key element in U.S. foreign policy, although it often takes a backseat to displays of military might. Americans All... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
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  4. Independence in Latin America
    In the course of fifteen momentous years, the Spanish- and the Portuguese-American empires that had endured for three centuries came to an end in the mid-1820s. How did this come about? Not all Latin Americans desired such a change,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2013
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  5. Latin America at 200
    Between 2010 and 2025, most of the countries of Latin America will commemorate two centuries of independence, and Latin Americans have much to celebrate at this milestone. Most countries have enjoyed periods of sustained growth,... Learn More
    Published: 8th June 2016
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  6. Progressive Mothers, Better Babies
    In Bahia, Brazil, the decades following emancipation saw the rise of reformers who sought to reshape the citizenry by educating Bahian women in methods for raising "better babies." The idealized Brazilian would be better equipped... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2016
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  7. The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan, the Life of Mexico City
    Winner, Book Prize in Latin American Studies, Colonial Section of Latin American Studies Association (LASA), 2016ALAA Book Award, Association for Latin American Art/Arvey Foundation, 2016The capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan,... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2015
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  8. The First Letter from New Spain
    The founding of la Villa Rica de la Veracruz (the rich town of the True Cross) is prominently mentioned in histories of the conquest of Mexico, but scant primary documentation of the provocative act exists. During a research session... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2015
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  9. The Murals of Cacaxtla
    Between AD 650 and 950, artists at the small Central Mexican city-state of Cacaxtla covered the walls of their most important sacred and public spaces with dazzling murals of gods, historical figures, and supernatural creatures.... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2015
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  10. Modern Architecture in Latin America
    Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia is an introductory text on the issues, polemics, and works that represent the complex processes of political, economic, and cultural modernization in the twentieth... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2015
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  11. The Casa del Deán
    The Casa del Deán in Puebla, Mexico, is one of few surviving sixteenth-century residences in the Americas. Built in 1580 by Tomás de la Plaza, the Dean of the Cathedral, the house was decorated with at least three magnificent... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2014
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  12. José Martí
    José Martí (1853–1895) was the founding hero of Cuban independence. In all of modern Latin American history, arguably only the "Great Liberator" Simón Bolívar rivals Martí in stature and legacy. Beyond his accomplishments... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2014
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  13. Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking
    Just about everyone loves Mexican food, but should you eat it if you want to manage your weight or diabetes? Yes, absolutely! There are literally hundreds of authentic Mexican dishes that are naturally healthy—moderate in calories,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2014
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  14. Miguel Covarrubias
    Miguel Covarrubias enjoyed transcultural encounters and exchanges in the cosmopolitan centers of Mexico City, New York, and Europe, where he met and exchanged ideas in a global network of modernists such as Georgia O'Keeffe. Famous... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2014
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  15. Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru
    A central tenet of Catholic religious practice, confession relies upon the use of language between the penitent and his or her confessor. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as Spain colonized the Quechua-speaking Andean... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2014
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  16. Land, Livelihood, and Civility in Southern Mexico
    In the Valley of Oaxaca in Mexico's Southern Highland region, three facets of sociocultural life have been interconnected and interactive from colonial times to the present: first, community land as a space to live and work; second,... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2014
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