Building nineteenth-century Latin America: re-rooted cultures, identities, and nations
Vanderbilt University Press, Jan 15, 2010 - History - 285 pages
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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