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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

Yellow Fever in the Caribbean  

Mariola Espinosa

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
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

#YoSoy132, Social Media, and Political Organization  

Javier Contreras Alcantara

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Oct 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
During the 2012 presidential election in Mexico, a movement arose that broke with the existing framework of political mobilizations. What began as a protest to call into question the past ... More

Zoos in Latin America  

Regina Horta Duarte

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Sep 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Modern zoos emerged as mass entertainment, spaces of public leisure and of culture. In the past, they served as monuments and expressions of the degree of “civilization” and progress of a ... More

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