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Agustín Lorenzo: Beloved Bandit of History and Folklore

Liliana Toledo Guzmán.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; History of Gender and Sexuality; Revolutions and Rebellions. 10139 words.

Agustín Lorenzo was a prototypical social bandit, according to Eric Hobsbawm’s definition in his studies of that phenomenon. As a bandit from south central Mexico believed to have lived...

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The Bracero Program, 1942–1964

Juan R. García.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Diplomatic History; History of Gender and Sexuality; Labour History. 11409 words.

The Bracero Program began in 1942 as a temporary wartime measure but was extended repeatedly until 1964. During that time, more than 4.5 million braceros received contracts to work in the...

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Chin Chun Chan: The Zarzuela as an Ethnic and Technological Farce

Jacqueline Avila.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 7340 words.

Chin Chun Chan premiered at the Teatro Principal in Mexico City on April 9, 1904, to an enthusiastic audience. The first Mexican zarzuela written by José F. Elizondo and Rafael...

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Domestic Service and Labor Laws in Chile and Argentina, 1931–1956

Inés Pérez and Elizabeth Hutchison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Labour History. 12555 words.

The regulation of labor relations and social rights substantially changed workers’ lives over the course of the 20th century. Domestic service, however, was only poorly and belatedly...

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eunuchs, religious

Richard Gordon.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Religion in the Ancient World; Middle Eastern History. 361 words.

In the Classical period, religious eunuchs are a feature of several Anatolian cults of female deities, extending across to Scythia (Hdt. 4. 67: not shamans) and to the southern foothills of the...

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Everyday Life in Argentina in the 1960s

Isabella Cosse.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; Local and Family History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 8789 words.

The 1960s in Argentina was a time convulsed by profound social, cultural, and political changes. Reflecting on the effect these processes had on the everyday, conceived as the spaces and...

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The Extraordinary Career of Juana C. Romero, Cacica of Tehuantepec

Francie Chassen-López.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Urban History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 8466 words.

In the 1850s, Juana Catarina Romero, known popularly as Juana Cata, peddled her cigarettes on the streets of Tehuantepec in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, an activity that enabled her to...

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Family Planning and Reproductive Rights in Chile

Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Local and Family History; Social and Cultural History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 9931 words.

The official histories of family planning and reproductive rights in Chile started in the 1960s, with initiatives by Chilean doctors to reduce maternal mortality due to self-induced...

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Gender and Sexuality in Brazil since Independence

Sueann Caulfield and Cristiana Schettini.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 19495 words.

Over the past forty years, increasing attention to gender and sexuality in Brazilian historiography has given us a nuanced understanding of diverse ways in which women and men in Brazil’s...

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Hypsicratia

Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Middle Eastern History. 86 words.

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