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Mulattas and Mestizas: Representing Mixed Identities in the

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In Mexico, haciendas allowed local Amerindian residents to live on the premises and work for the Spanish land owner. style of land use developed. Compilations lend themselves to second-guessing: Why this artist and not that one? The volcanic activity along the central mountain chain over time has provided rich volcanic soils in the mountain region, which has attracted people to work the land for agriculture.

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C. L. R. James and Creolization: Circles of Influence

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In later years, a currency called the Amero was proposed for the same purpose, but its implementation is unlikely. Pimento, garlic, and ginger are also popular seasonings. With approval from the Director of Latin American Studies degree programs, students may also take their elective credits with Latin Americanists in other Schools such as Communication, Law, Business, or Marine Sciences. Our Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) business comprises five markets: PUB (Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil), Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico and WestLAC (Central America and Caribbean, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia).

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Amalia (Library of Latin America)

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Combine with other EBSCO databases for full coverage of topic. George Leile, who had been ordained in 1775 in Savannah, Georgia, was the first Baptist minister in Jamaica. Boschma and Fritsch (2009) and Fischer et al. (2009) verified this association at the regional level for a group of European countries; while other analyses have corroborated this connection for regions within single countries, such as the United States (Rauch 1993; Simon 1998), the United Kingdom (Simon and Nardinelli 1996), Sweden (Mellander and Florida 2011) and the Netherlands (Marlet and Van Woerkens 2004).

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Pathologies of Paradise: Caribbean Detours (New World

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A friend of Toño's contacted two young lawyers, Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete, who gained prominence in Mexico when they helped bring about the release of another innocent man from prison. The relationship between these two Caribbean musical forms, salsa and merengue, is multidimensional and complex. A day with extensive air pollution will restrict the view of the horizon. Excepts from Jeffrey O'Connor's film "At the Edge of Conquest, " offers a dramatic and intimate account of the Waiapi tribe's controntation with the Brazilian government in an attempt to secure permanent boundaries and to halt illegal mining procedures on their territory.

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The Way It Was and Other Writings (Recovering the Us

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A more accurate term would be "investor-rights arrangements," designed by multinational corporations and banks and the powerful states that cater to their interests, established mostly in secret, without public participation or awareness. The African influence can still be witnessed today in the main religion of the island, Santeria, which is an overlay of African-based spirits on top of Catholic saints. Nevertheless, the civil service was a favored professional option for the country's colored or brown population.

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Contemporary Mexican Women Writers: Five Voices (Texas Pan

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Those three countries also represent the 2011, 2012, and 2013 pro-tempore presidencies, respectively. See above under Master of Arts in International Studies. SOURCE: Luis, Julio Rodriguez. “Literary Production in the Hispanic Caribbean.” Callaloo 11, no. 1 (winter 1988): 132-46. [In the following essay, Luis provides an appraisal of the literary histories of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Santo Domingo.] Alejandro Losada in 1983 proposed a model for studying the development of literary production within the Latin American context which seems particularly useful, and which I intend to employ as a point of departure to draw my own conclusions regarding the literary histories of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Santo Domingo.

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Land of Metaphorical Desires: The Representation of Amazonia

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Introducción a la Antropología Biológica offers biological anthropology students in Spanish-speaking countries an up-to-date, bio-cultural and evolutionary overview of our species. Argentine respondents continued with the theme of identity influences when asked this question. It is an inhuman system in itself, destroying any attempt at real development of the colony. Articles remind us of long-standing existing relationships between the two regions, but also discuss evolving ties and new dynamics that will likely influence interactions for years to come.

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Danger Zones: Homosexuality, National Identity, and Mexican

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It includes an annex with a list of members and groups. Discusses the realities behind the romantic myths of the Mexican Revolution and shows how the social and economic conditions in Mexico at the turn of the century paved the way for the Revolution. This area of South America includes three distinct regions: the coast, abundant in fish and fruit; the sierra, or highlands, where potatoes, rice and meats abound; and the Amazon, rich with rainforest-friendly fruits and vegetables, such as coconut, mango, avocado and guava.

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Beyond Civilization and Barbarism: Culture and Politics in

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They are: 1) The growing spatial concentration of human capital in major cities; 2) the positive impact of human capital on economic development; and 3) the high mobility rates among highly educated individuals (Berry and Glaeser 2005; Florida, Mellander and Stolarick 2008; Mellander and Florida 2011). However, salsa is still primarily sung in Spanish, and very few performers have crossed over to reach the same kind of success singing in English. The total length of the article, including notes and bibliography, should be approximately 8,000-12,000 words.

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Auto/Biography across the Americas: Transnational Themes in

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Pp. 299-314. 2008 Response to critics, Food and Foodways 6 (2) 148-58. (special issue devoted to Sweetness & Power) 2007 Review of Smith, F. There's even some star power to be had: Tina Wemouth and Chris Frantz prduce, Mick Jones of the Clash pops a few chords, and a bizarre toss-off of "Strawberry Fields Forever" with Debbie Harry (lost but none-the-less enthusiastic). ALBA: Known as La Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América, or the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas, ALBA was founded in 2004 by Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez as an alternative to the Free Trade Area of the Americas.

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