• The Muralist Movement in Mexico
    against the aristocracy and clergy. Above the scene is the shrouded cadaver of Maximilian. During the first two decades of the 20th century, Spanish modernists introduced Latin American painters to impressionism, postimpressionism, symbolism and art nouveau. Mexican painter Saturnino Herran used...
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  • imperial
    the Emperor has rights that little folk like Bolivians cannot aspire to. Goni is only one of many that the Emperor chooses not to extradite. Another case is that of Luis Posada Carriles, described by Peter Kornbluh, an analyst of Latin American terror, as “one of the most dangerous terrorists in...
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  • History
    term that includes all African Americans, regardless of their location, who participated in this cultural revolution. Followers of the New Negro dicta, which emphasized blacks’ inclusion in and empowerment by American society, were undeniably spread throughout the nation, and most major cities had...
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  • Dependency
    such an extent that new forms of technological organizational or social characteristics of advanced society appears. It encompassing many different disciplines as it seeks to explain how society progresses, what variables affect that progress, and how societies can react to that progress. The theory of...
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  • h3h3h3h3
    word “Europe” and a monopoly of history by calling itself by that name. The episode of the Crusades did not last. The expansion of “Europe” into the Slavic heartlands altered the historical map by creating what we think of as the problem of “Central Europe.” Certain Catholic provinces of Latin...
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  • Radical Politics
    themselves: personal statements of awareness, rather than attempts to engage politically with society. Contradictory judgements are a theme of this book. In her contribution Hilary Wainwright is more supportive of new forms of radical What is Radical Politics Today? 7 politics today. She says that...
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  • Agrarian Reform - Paper 2
    lands. Whereas in many Latin American settings, for instance, land reform refers to private lands, in the Philippines, most public lands have actually been intensively cultivated and are under the effective control of local and foreign elites: CARP implementation in these areas has been highly...
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  • What is a gated community and does it have to have gates?
    describe GC as a ‘haven’ and a ‘real community’ (Low (2003) p. 1). Furthering our understanding of what constitutes a GC, let’s look at what is commonly thought of as the opposite of a GC, such as described by Kooning et al when referring to Latin American shanty towns; “... Shanty towns came to...
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  • Introcuction to Contemporary Spain
    1492, when Queen Isabella of Castille and Ferdinand of Aragon culminated the unification of Spain under the same ruling family. Old imperial nation. First world power in the 16th and 17th Century. An empire where the sun never set. Long decadence in the XVIII and XIX. End of American empire in...
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  • Latin American Civilization
    labor:     Exotic cash crops= coffee, sugar, indigo,     Ecologically indigenous cash crops = tobacco, cacao, and cohineal     also commercially important were cattle products, especially hides – leather industry AMERICA TO EUROPE: What did the indigenous societies have? Ameridian diet based...
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  • La Politics
    Latin America harbors a unique place in political science. While political trends like elitism and populism arise elsewhere in the world, their persistence, frequent reoccurrence, strength, and development makes their Latin American forms of particular analytical interest. Latin American society...
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  • The Hispanic Challenge
    question: "How do you identify, that is, what do you call yourself?" None of the children born in Mexico answered "American," compared with 1.9 percent to 9.3 percent of those born elsewhere in Latin America or the Caribbean. The largest percentage of Mexican-born children (41.2 percent) identified...
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  • Studyguide
    ? The corrido with mariachi is about the economic crisis xliv Repertorio Musical Mexicano 24 Who was owner? What did he do? Mauricio Calderon- in charge of everything in LA that related to Mexico and Latin American music Sold recordings, phonographic players, music instruments...
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  • Nespresso Co. Analysis
    regulations. The society fosters strong relationships where everyone takes responsibility for fellow members of their group Mexico has the second highest Masculinity (MAS) ranking in Latin America (69). This indicates the country experiences a higher degree of gender differentiation of roles...
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  • World Bank Report
    development challenges faced by a plantation economy differed from those faced by a society where economic and political power were not concentrated (Rostow 1952, 1960; Adelman and Morris 1965). Latin American economists of the Structuralist school saw in the legacy of colonialism, embedded in institutions...
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  • Media Cultural Studies
    play a role in the economy and the historical development of a country” (Roncagliolo, 1982: 27). What is the role of the mass media in the new phase of Latin American modernization? What changes have occurred in the role media plays in the creation of a mass society and in relation to the masses...
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  • Describing American Pop Culture
    . This was separate from the so-called “elite culture,” because it consisted of fine arts, literature and classical music. According to Wilson, J.R., and Wilson, S. R., (2001), American popular culture envelopes our society to include customs and practices handed down from previous generations in...
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  • United Nation
    Zunghars were defeated and destroyed 1755-59 by the Chinese with Khalkha help, leaving the Khalkha dominant in what is now Mongolia, then called “Outer Mongolia” I. The Qing did not convert Outer Mongolia to Chinese culture but ruled it through a Buddhist theocracy, which came to dominate society...
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  • Nonwestern Anarchisms: Rethinking the Global Context
    . Throughout this work, which will consider anarchism in its Asian, African, Latin American and Middle Eastern regional contexts, there are three primary areas of investigation that we are interested in. The first of these is a consideration of what specifically local social conditions lead to the rise of...
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  • Essay
    . How precisely did Bonifacio and the Katipunan effect a connection between tradition and national revolution? Do we really understand what the Katipunan uprising was all about? (p. 3) 3. How could the post-1902 mystical and millenial movements have taken the form they did and still be extremely...
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