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The Routledge history of Latin American culture, edited by Carlos Manuel Salomon

Summary
"The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the twentieth century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of resistance, the effects of Eurocentrism, and the process of cultural hybridity to show how the people of Latin America have participated in the making of their own history.The selections from an interdisciplinary group of scholars range widely across the geographic spectrum of the Latin American world and forms of cultural production. Exploring the means and meanings of cultural production, the essays illustrate the myriad ways in which cultural output illuminates political and social themes in Latin American history. From religion to food, from political resistance to artistic representation, this handbook showcases the work of scholars from the forefront of Latin American cultural history, creating an essential reference volume for any scholar of modern Latin America."--Provided by publisher
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (403 pages).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781315697253

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