Building Nineteenth-century Latin America: Re-rooted Cultures, Identities, and Nations

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William G. Acree, Juan Carlos González Espitia
Vanderbilt University Press, 2009 - History - 285 pages
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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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William G. Acree Jr. is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Washington University in St. Louis.

Juan Carlos Gonzalez Espitia is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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