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Cul de SacPatrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue

Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue

Paul Cheney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226079356
eISBN:
9780226411774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411774.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is a micro-level study of one plantation in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti), situated on the Cul de Sac Plain, near Port au Prince. The sugar economy of eighteenth-century Saint-Domingue ... More

Epidemic InvasionsYellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930

Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930

Mariola Espinosa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218113
eISBN:
9780226218137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218137.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the early fall of 1897, yellow fever shuttered businesses, paralyzed trade, and caused tens of thousands of people living in the southern United States to abandon their homes and flee for their ... More

Facing Racial RevolutionEyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Jeremy D. Popkin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The only truly successful slave uprising in the Atlantic world, the Haitian Revolution, gave birth to the first independent black republic of the modern era. Inspired by the revolution that had ... More

Hollywood in HavanaUS Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Megan Feeney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the US film industry’s presence and influence in Havana, Cuba during the first six decades of the 20th century. Especially beginning in the 1920s, Hollywood dominated the film ... More

Latin AmericaThe Allure and Power of an Idea

Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea

Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443065
eISBN:
9780226443232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Three decades of epistemological “revolutions” in the humanities and the social sciences seem to have spared no 19th-century concept. The very idea of Latin America, however, remains uncontested, ... More

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