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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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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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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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Masculinities, Consumption, and Domesticity during the Perón Era

Natalia Milanesio.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); History of Gender and Sexuality; Labour History. 7144 words.

Supported by a multiclass alliance including the working class and some sectors of industry and the military, Juan Domingo Perón’s government (1946–1955) industrialized the country,...

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