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    Latin America

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    In Latin America, there is a melting pot of art and rich, vibrant cultures, whether it be indigenous or Spanish. The people who inhabit Latin America is cultural diversity at its best. There is a number of original as well as mixed races. This unique variety of races combines Amerindians, mestizos, whites, blacks, mulattos, Spanish etc. into one continent. The culture of the continent is the rich combination of several of the leading cultures of this world. Music, art, food, and dance play a very important part in the lives of the people of this continent. However, the continent is also known for it’s astounding poets, essayists, novelists, feminists and diplomats. Most of the literary works written during this period focused on themes such as love , independence, war, politics, gender roles, and general life as a Latin American. Some of the most iconic literature that comes from the continent was written and published during the 19th and 20th centuries by one man. This man is the person who was dubbed “the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language” by Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez. He is the 1971 Nobel Prize Laureate Pablo Neruda, which was the pen name of and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet, diplomat,…

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    that “only in the cultural arena is Latin America’s integration a reality”? Llosa says, “only in the cultural arena is Latin America’s integration a reality”; he is trying to portray that cultural aspects, like writing and art, have found what “unites” Latin America, where as in other areas, such as politics, have failed to define what brings Latin America together, but more of a separation. What Llosa is portraying here is that the creators of Latin America have found what have brought us…

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    My main question is, that despite such a strong history in republican and relatively liberal ideologies inspired by their European counterparts, why has Latin America failed to successfully implement these institutions in a meaningful way, and why it is plagued by illiberal politics and policies. Additionally, how does the Church and its followers impact politics in South America, specifically in the liberal sense. My personal interest is understanding why the states of Latin America did not…

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    Latin American Identity

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    Today, most scholars begin their literature on Latin American colonial art by affirming the obvious- that art produced in Latin America during Spanish colonialism is as a result of the imposition of Hispanic art in a society that had different art forms during pre-Hispanic times. The way in which these societies adopted and assimilated these new art form has been central to the discussion of Latin American history, however, these discussions have been evolving . Today, most scholars agree that…

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    Essay On Latin America

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    The term “occident” is often used to refer to European nations that are also situated in some way in the Western Hemisphere. The word “occident” is derived from the Latin, occidens, which means “sunset, west”. European societies in the west, specifically in Americas, Australia and New Zealand, did have cultural elements of their counterparts in Europe with some differences. These new expansions of the original European nations maintained their original traditions, structures, and values…

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    West Latin America

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    between the West, Latin America, and Asia The first industrial societies of the world began in the West which consisted of North America and most of Western Europe. These societies needed abundant raw materials and new markets to fuel their industrialization. The West turned to the preindustrial societies of Latin America and Asia to fulfill this need. The West used their tools, technologies, financial influence, and transportation networks to acquire natural resources from Latin America and…

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    Futbol In Latin America

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    Futbol in the Americas Description: In Latin America soccer is a game of passion. In the United States it goes by the name of soccer, but in Latin America it is known as futbol. Futbol is taken to heart and is far from just being a game. It is also a sport in which Latin Americans excels in. Massive numbers of Latin Americans people participate in soccer teams, tournaments, leagues, and clubs. Futbol is also singular feature of the Latina/o, Chicana/o popular culture. Latina/o 's across…

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    involvement with Latin American countries. The massive Latino migrant flows had a direct relationship to the growth of the U.S. Empire, whether it was through a political need of establishing relationships with its neighbors or an economic need such as labor demands, the truth is the U.S’s ideologies and policies have shaped their associations with other countries. With this in mind, the main reasons that led the U.S. to interventions in Latin America was the fear the Spanish,…

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    Latin American Dichotomy

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    Throughout the settlement, colonization, and eventual formation of Latin American nation-states, the social and economic elite pushed to create and maintain a dichotomy between themselves and those below them. While some tools may seem obvious, such as emphasizing the superiority of certain races or limiting economic opportunities for the impoverished, the very organization of cities and geographic space allowed them to pursue their own visions for their countries. Essentially, cities were…

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    and nasty orders. Can you visualize a place that the government pays to torture you? Well, some Latin Americans can because they have experienced it. The very government they were dependent on for protection and stability sponsored their demise. The government enabled the military regime to act violently against civilians of Latin America. Centrist officers were supporting the miltary coup. “Despite variations in structure and personnel, all were coalitions of military officers, technocratic…

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