Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Penn State Press
In recent years first Chile, then Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico have abandoned decades-old authoritarian political regimes and state-directed economic strategies and moved toward democratized politics and freer markets. This volume seeks to understand the key roles of "technopols"--technically skilled, politically savvy leaders--in these transformations. It is based in part on
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Describes Latin American theater from pre-Columbian times to the present, with sections on each country and entries for playwrights, theaters, and cultural movements, placing them within the context of international literature.
Authors: Marion Oettinger, Jr., Elizabeth P. Benson, Miguel A. Bretos, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Carolyn Kinder Carr, San Antonio Museum of Art, Kirsten Hammer, Renato Gonzalez Mello
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press
02 Retratos2,000 Years of Latin American PortraitsMarion Oettinger, Jr., Miguel A. Bretos, Carolyn Kinder Carr et al.A landmark survey of Latin American portraiture and its powerful significance throughout historyThe tradition of portraiture in Latin America is astonishingly long and rich. For over 2,000 years, portraits have been used to preserve