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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Historical - General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Hero worship,
  • History,
  • Latin America,
  • Politicians,
  • Public opinion,
  • Statesmen

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSamuel Brunk (Editor), Ben Fallaw (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293494M
ISBN 100292714378
ISBN 109780292714373

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* Introduction: Heroes and Their Cults in Modern Latin America (Ben Fallaw and Samuel Brunk) *1. Simon Bolivar: Man and Myth (John Chasteen) *2. Remembering and Forgetting Agustin Gamarra: The Life and Legacy of the Cuzco Caudillo (Charles F. Walker) *3. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's Search for Personalized Nationalism (Shannon Baker) *://&-hero-cults-in-Latin-America-Brunk-Fallaw.   The many Christian cults of saints and martyrs that emerged during Europe's Middle Ages and carried over strongly into Latin America produced another kind of hero long before there were Latin American nations, and during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries leaders in many countries consciously sought to bolster national identification by Get this from a library! Heroes & hero cults in Latin America. [Samuel Brunk; Ben Fallaw;] -- Latin American history traditionally has been defined by larger-than-life heroes such as Símon Bolívar, Emiliano Zapata, and Evita Peron. Recent scholarship, however, tends to emphasize social and Heroes & hero cults in Latin America. Austin: University of Texas Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Heroes & hero cults in Latin America. Austin: University of Texas Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel