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Latin American Popular Culture
     

Latin American Popular Culture

by William H. Beezley, Linda Ann Curcio, William H. Beezley, Linda A. Curcio-Nagy, Linda Curcio-Nagy
 

ISBN-10: 0842027106

ISBN-13: 9780842027106

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Sr Books

Latin American Popular Culture: An Introduction is a collection of articles that explores a wide range of compelling cultural subjects in the region, including carnival, romance, funerals, medicine, monuments and dance, among others. The introduction lays out the most important theoretical approaches to the culture of Latin America, and the chapters serve as

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Latin American Popular Culture: An Introduction is a collection of articles that explores a wide range of compelling cultural subjects in the region, including carnival, romance, funerals, medicine, monuments and dance, among others. The introduction lays out the most important theoretical approaches to the culture of Latin America, and the chapters serve as illustrative case studies. Featuring the latest scholarship in cultural history most of the chapters have not previously been published Latin American Popular Culture is an important resource for courses in Latin American history, civilization, popular culture, and anthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780842027106
Publisher:
Sr Books
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Piety and Public Space: The Cemetery Campaign in Veracruz, 1789-1810 Chapter 2 Church, Humboldt, and Darwin: The Tension and Harmony of Art and Science Chapter 3 Black Kings, Blackfaced Carnival, and Nineteenth-Century Origins of the Tango Chapter 4 Peddling the Pampas: Argentina at the Paris Universal Exposition of 188 Chapter 5 Death and Disorder in Mexico City: The State Funeral of Manuel Romero Rubio Chapter 6 Images of the Indians in the Construction of Ecuadorian Identity at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century Chapter 7 Many Chefs in the National Kitchen: Cookbooks and Identity in Nineteenth- Century Mexico Chapter 8 Portraits of a Possible Nation: Photographing Medicine in Brazil Chapter 9 The New Order: Diversions and Modernization in Turn-of-the-Century Lima Chapter 10 From the Ruins of the Ancien RÈgime: Mexico s Monument to the Revolution Chapter 11 Racial Parity and National Humor, Exploring Brazilian Samba from Noel Rosa to Carmen Miranda, 1930-1939 Chapter 12 Oil, Race, and Calypso in Trinidad and Tobago, 1909 to 1990 Chapter 13 The Dictator s Seduction: Gender and State Spectacle during the Trujillo Regime

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