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community

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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Folk Festivals, Community Development, and the Sugar Industry Crisis in Tucumán, Argentina, 1966–1973

Oscar Chamosa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History. 13139 words.

In the late 1960s, the sugar-growing province of Tucumán, Argentina, was undergoing the deepest economic crisis of its history. In 1966, eleven large sugar mills closed by order of the...

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Parti Québécois

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — History of the Americas.

(PQ) (Canada)

A political party founded by Lévesque in 1968 which united various separatist movements to form a coherent strategy for gaining the independence of the largely...

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Operation Pedro Pan: The Migration of Unaccompanied Cuban Children to the United States, 1960–1962

Anita Casavantes Bradford.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Local and Family History; International History. 7089 words.

Between the autumn of 1960 and October of 1962, the parents of more than fourteen thousand Cuban children made the difficult decision to send their children alone to the United States,...

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Documenting the Human Cost of Guatemala’s Civil War

Trudy Mercadal.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 8105 words.

The magnitude and brutality of the internal armed conflict of Guatemala led to its becoming infamous worldwide. Although the militarized state became a monster that brutalized many...

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Rock Nacional in Argentina during the Dictatorship

Timothy Wilson and Mara Favoretto.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 7988 words.

In the 20th century Argentina experienced a series of dictatorial regimes of varying intensity, but the last dictatorship stands apart. The Process of National Reorganization or Proceso (19...

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National Parks in Colombia

Claudia Leal.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 9347 words.

The history of Colombian national parks started in 1948 with the establishment of a reserve for scientific research, which stood alone until the 1960s, when various state agencies created a...

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Oscar Lewis, Urban Poverty, and The Children of Sánchez

Joshua K. Salyers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Local and Family History; Urban History. 11972 words.

Revolutionary leaders favored depictions of Mexico City in the mid-20th century that highlighted the progress and orderly growth of a modern industrial city. The ruling party made Mexico...

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Population Studies and Genetics in Mexico during the Cold War

Ana Barahona.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); History of Science and Technology. 10042 words.

Although their history can be traced further back to the study of heredity, variability, and evolution at the beginnings of the 20th century, studies on the genetic structure and ancestry...

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Tourism and Connoisseurship in the Collection Histories of Haitian Art in the United States

Peter Haffner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History. 8024 words.

The Midwestern United States is home to several major public museum collections of Haitian art. These collections were established within a short period between the late 1960s and early...

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The Cuban Embassy in Uruguay, 1959–1964

Roberto García.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Diplomatic History; International History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 12296 words.

The 1959 Cuban Revolution, the revolution’s subsequent strengthening, and the radical change that the process underwent beginning in 1961 marked a turning point in the history of Latin...

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