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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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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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Huguenots in the Atlantic

Bryan A. Banks.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; International History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 6362 words.

Huguenots refer to the group of French Calvinists in France, those expelled from France into the wider European, Atlantic, and global diaspora, and those descendant from either of the first...

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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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Oil and Environment in Mexico

Myrna Santiago.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Environmental History; International History; History of Science and Technology; Labour History. 10612 words.

Before there was Mexico, there was oil. Millennia of organic matter that collapsed and liquefied into fossil fuel rested deep underground and underwater along the half-moon territorial...

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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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