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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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A Constant Sentinel

Raymond B. Craib.

in The Cry of the Renegade

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Intellectual History. 13436 words.

This chapter begins the narrative at July 19, 1920, with the expulsion from Chile of Casimiro Barrios, a white-collar worker who lived in Santiago at the time. The chapter narrates the life...

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Housing in the Latin American City, 1900–1976

David Yee.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; International History; Urban History; Intellectual History. 9753 words.

Housing has been a central feature of Latin America’s dramatic transformation into the most urbanized region of the world. Between 1940 and 1970, the portion of people who lived in urban...

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The Conjunction of the Lettered City and the Lettered Countryside in 19th-Century Mexico

William E. French.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Intellectual History. 10541 words.

A persuasive literature has argued that the course of Latin American history from the arrival of Europeans to the present has been shaped to a large extent by a small but expanding group of...

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