Pop Culture Latin America!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle (Google eBook)

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2005 - History - 404 pages
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This is a survey of contemporary Latin American popular culture, covering topics from music and film to popular festivals and fashion. The book aims to show how different music and cultural traditions take different forms with peoples throughout the region.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Popular Music
9
3 Popular Social Movements and Politics
57
4 Sport and Leisure
81
5 Popular Theater and Performance
119
6 Travel and Tourism
139
7 Popular Literature
157
8 Cultural Icons
179
10 Mass Media
227
11 Popular Cinema
255
12 Popular Religion and Festivals
285
13 Visual Arts and Architecture
317
Glossary
369
Bibliography
373
Index
375
Contributors
403

9 Language
207

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About the author (2005)

Lisa Shaw is a home-based writer/publisher and the author of many books, including several titles in the Everything series.

Reader in Brazilian Studies, University of Leeds

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