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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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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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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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Espiritismo and Urban Planning in Cuba: Envisioning Regeneration in Havana and Oriente after 1898

Reinaldo L. Román.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; History of Religion; Urban History. 11916 words.

Espiritismo refers to the practice of communicating with the spirits of the dead by means of especially disposed and trained persons known as mediums. Linked in origin to the...

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