Negotiating Identities in Modern Latin America (Turning by Kraay Hendrik

By Kraay Hendrik

This ebook explores a few of the ways that humans outline their club in teams & their collective identification, in addition to a few of the demanding situations to the definition & upkeep of that id. This interdisciplinary choice of essays, addressing such varied issues because the background of Brazilian soccer & the concept that of masculinity within the Mexican military, presents new insights into questions of id in 19th- & twentieth-century Latin the US. The essays hide quite a lot of nations within the sector, from Mexico to Argentina, & examine quite a few identity-bearing teams, from small-scale groups to countries. Hendrik Kraay has amassed contributions from historians, anthropologists, & political scientists. Their person methodological & theoretical methods mix to color an image of Latin American society that's either complicated & compelling. The chapters concentrate on what should be referred to as the day by day building of id between usual humans, from American nationals residing in Peru to indigenous groups in Argentina.

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I have found no membership lists and only a few indications of who their directors were. To judge by its name, the Artisans’ Society included men from that class of the population; the membership dues levied by the Sociedade Ipiranga, though relatively modest, would have excluded most of the city’s population. Prominent figures in this society included Manoel de Araújo Porto Alegre, director of the fine arts academy and a leading figure in the city’s cultural elite who enjoyed Pedro II’s patronage; he repeatedly served as the society’s official orator.

54 Jeffrey Lesser, Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities, and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil (Durham: Duke University Press, 1999). 55 For a discussion of these developments, see Charles R. Hale, “The Cultural Politics of Identity in Latin America,” Annual Review of Anthropology 26 (1997): 567–90. 56 Nicholas P. Higgins, Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion: Modernist Visions and the Invisible Indian (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004), 152 57 Alison Brysk, From Tribal Village to Global Village: Indian Rights and International Relations in Latin America (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000).

11 Through the early 1850s, 7 September celebrations followed this pattern. The procession, Te Deum, military parade, and levee and beija-mão were repeated year after year (except when heavy rains, as in 1850 and 1855, or elections caused the government to cancel the parade), as were the usual morning, noon, and night artillery salutes. Such rites of power offered little space for most of the city’s population, reduced to spectators. The citizenry – males who earned above a minimum income – were carefully regimented in the National Guard.

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