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Reading Summary over the following articles: Evitas Charismatic Leadership by: Marysa Navarro, Life and the Commoditication of Death in Argentina: Juan and Eva Peron by: Donna J. Guy, What the People Want: State Planning and political Participation in Pe

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

Peronist state accomplishments . The public works projects is considered the most tangible evidence of planning state in action were constructed across Argentina and were the subject of extensive print , radio , as well as propaganda . The costs associated with the participation in the Peron Wants to know ‘ event was small and …

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Maya

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

Solving the Maya Riddle : Exploring the Mystery of Through Archeology Deep at the heart of Mexico and Central America stands the history of great civilization that lived as early as 1500 B .C . The Mayas are Mesoamerican Indians who occupied a nearly continuous territory in southern Mexico , Guatemala , and northern Belize …

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The role played by women in the Cuban Revolution

March 21, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

The role played by women in the Cuban Revolution The Cuban revolution entered the world arena in 1959 when a small group of guerrillas and urban insurrectionists overthrew the dictatorship of General Fulgencio Batista . Thereafter a series of economic and social reforms were launched which indicated that the goal of the revolution was nothing …

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sacred feminine in Latin America

March 21, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

THE DARK SKINNED MADONNA OF THE NEW WORLD When explorers and colonists from Catholic Spain and Portugal came to South America , they encountered natives with long-standing religious traditions and myths that paired male and female divinities . The available documents indicate that the Aztecs understood gods as existing in a many-level sacred cosmos , …

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United States intervention in the Mexican Revolution

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

United States Intervention in the Mexican Revolution 2006 This is for a class about United Sates intervention in the Mexican Revolution also known as The Punitive Expedition because its origin is rooted in the said Revolution (Fall 1197 , Vol . 29 , No . 3 . The United States and the Mexican b was …

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The creation of Panama Canal

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

The Creation of the Panama Canal The Panama Canal was the most ambitious construction project ever undertaken . Political , natural and health obstacles needed to be overcome in to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans . The ultimate goal of creating an international shipping channel was eventually accomplished , but the price paid in …

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Evolution of the Americas

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

Although the people of Latin America , which consists of the ten republics of South America (excluding the three Guianas , the six republics of Central America (including Panama but excluding Belize Mexico , Cuba , the Dominican Republic , and Haiti , are relatively better off than most African nations (Mexico in fact had …

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Latin America

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

Latin America Table of contents Introduction Chapter 1 . The problems of the Mexican government in 2005 Chapter 2 . Democratic achievements of the governments of Latin America Chapter 3 . The current conflict in Colombia Chapter 4 . Political economy Production Privatization Foreign investment Chapter 5 . Revolution in Cuba Conclusion I . Introduction …

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How names were given to babies in latin America

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

Latin America is where languages derived from Latin are spoken . Spanish is the language most commonly used in most of the countries of Latin America . Latin-American names can be confusing for one used to the tradition of naming used in the United States and elsewhere In ancient times , the Incan Empire , …

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Sweat shops in Central America

March 19, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, latin-american studies

Sweatshops in Central America [The name of the writer appears here] [The name of institution appears here] Sweatshops : An Introduction A sweatshop is a work place , often a factory , in which employees work long hours at low wages under pitiable conditions . Despite the fact that sweatshops in effect disappeared after World …

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