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Urbanization and Environment in Mexico since 1521  

Matthew Vitz

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Jul 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Urbanization and environmental change have worked in tandem over the course of Mexican history. Hinterland production, the establishment of market economies, and the intensive ... More

Uruguayan Cinema in the 20th Century  

Daniel Alex Richter

Online publication date:
Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Cinema began in Uruguay with the exhibition of foreign films by visiting representatives of the Lumière brothers in 1896 before the first Uruguayan film was produced and shown in 1898. ... More

U.S. Foreign Policy toward Latin America in the 19th Century  

Brian Loveman

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Jul 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America in the 19th century initially focused on excluding or limiting the military and economic influence of European powers, territorial expansion, and ... More

Vatican Foreign Relations with Latin America since Independence  

Stephen J. C. Andes

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Jul 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Vatican foreign relations with Latin America comprise both bilateral diplomatic negotiations with states and the Holy See’s spiritual leadership of national Catholic Churches in the ... More

Visions of the Nation in Imperial Brazil: Arts and Celebrations  

Maria Ligia Coelho Prado

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Latin American History
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Wars of Spanish-American Independence  

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

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Aug 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The wars of Spanish-American independence were a series of military campaigns that took place in the Americas between 1809 and 1825, which resulted in the creation of more than a dozen ... More

Water and Environmental Change in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands  

Sterling Evans

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May 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Aridity, a significant characteristic of the U.S.–Mexico borderlands, has affected water use patterns for different groups of people in this region for thousands of years. From indigenous ... More

The Women of Guadalajara in Mexico’s History  

María Teresa Fernández Aceves

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Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
From the War of Independence until the recognition of female suffrage in Mexico in 1953, the women of Guadalajara witnessed different forms of activism that touched upon national and local ... More

Women, Politics, and Media in Uruguay, 1900–1950  

Christine Ehrick

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Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
In the first half of the 20th century, Uruguay was a relatively educated, democratic, and politically progressive South American country, and women there used old and new media for ... More

Working Women in the Mexican Revolution  

Susie S. Porter

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May 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
From la Adelita to the suffragette, from la chica moderna to the factory girl dressed in red shirt and black skirt—the colors of the anarchist—women’s mobilization in the midst of Mexican ... More

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