ABSTRACT

This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than 40 regions discussed and a time-span of 1920 to the present day. "Culture" is broadly defined to include food, sport, religion, television, transport, alongside architecture, dance, film, literature, music and sculpture. The international team of contributors include many who are based in Latin America and the Caribbean making this the most essential, authoritative and authentic Encyclopedia for anyone studying Latin American and Caribbean studies.
Key features include:
* over 4000 entries ranging from extensive overview entries which provide context for general issues to shorter, factual or biographical pieces
* articles followed by bibliographic references which offer a starting point for further research
* extensive cross-referencing and thematic and regional contents lists direct users to relevant articles and help map a route through the entries
* a comprehensive index provides further guidance.

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Entries A-D

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Aparicio Montiel, Luis

b. 1934, Maracaibo, Venezuela Baseball player

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Babenco, Hector

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Caamano Deno, Francisco

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Compere General Soleil

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D'Abuisson, Roberto

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Bibliography

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earthquakes

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EUDEBA

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Fabini, Eduardo

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Gabeira, Fernando

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Gebara, Ivone

b. 1944., Sao Paulo, Brazil Philosopher and theologian

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hacienda

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found in

shared with Frantz Fanon the perspective b. 1901, San Anton de Ponce, Puerto Rico; d. 1974, San Anton de Ponce Brothel-keeper and philanthropist
Byisebianos

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Jabor, Arnaldo

b. 1940, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Film-maker

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Kagel, Mauricio Raul

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Labarca, Amanda

b. 1886, Santiago, Chile; d. 1975, San­ tiago Writer and activist

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M-19 Mabe, Manabu

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Movimiento Revolucionario

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Na Bolom nation, La

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Bibliography

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How to use this encyclopedia XXlll Entries O-Z

ByAcknowledgements xxv

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Paalen, Wolfgang

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Qoyllur Rit'i

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race

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Raschella, Roberto

b. 1930, Buenos Aires, Argentina Writer

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ration book

b. 1929, Klimontow, Poland; d. 1984, Brazil Writer

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Rebolledo, Carlos

b. 1933, Chuao, Venezuela; d. 1994, Caracas, Venezuela Film director

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religion and politics

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Renan, Sergio

b. 1933, Buenos Aires, Argentina Film-maker, actor and theatre director

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Saavedra Lamas, Carlos

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Santos, Roberto

b. 1873, Joao Aires, Brazil; d. 1932, Guaruja, Brazil Aviator b. 1928, Sao Paulo, Brazil; d. 1987, Sao

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Sarno, Geraldo

b. 1900, Paris, France; d. 1967, Lima, Peru Composer and musicologist

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Schendel, Mira

b. 1919, Zurich, Switzerland; d. 1988, Sao Paulo, Brazil Visual artist

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Schwarz, Roberto

b. 1938, Vienna, Austria Literary critic and theorist

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science fiction

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seasons

b. 1930, Buenos Aires, Argentina Sociologist and historian

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Sevcenko, Nicolau

b. 1952, Sao Vicente, Brazil Cultural historian

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Sharim Paz, Nissim

b. 1940, Riberalta, Bolivia

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short story

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Siboney

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Silo

b. 1943, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Political activist b. 1938, Mendoza, Argentina Religious leader

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Simon, Nel

b. 1938, Curasao, Netherlands Antilles Sculptor

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Siqueiros, David Alfaro

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Sociedad de Estudios Afrocubanos

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Soffici, Mario

b. 1900, Florence, Italy; d. 1977, Buenos Aires, Argentina Film director

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Soto, Pfedro Juan

Further reading b. 1905, Lares, Puerto Rico; d. 1993, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Stroessner Mattiauda, Alfredo

Byb. 1912, Encarnacion, Paraguay Ex-president of Paraguay

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Suassuna, Ariano

b. 1927, Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil Writer

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Sui Generis

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Tabara, Enrique

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tango

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Tangos: el exilio de Gardel

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Teatro Abierto

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Uakti

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Vacarezza, Alberto

b. 1886, Buenos Aires, Argentina; d. 1959, Buenos Aires Playwright

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Wailing Roots

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Xica da Silva

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yage

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Yoruba

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Yusem, Laura

b. 1967, Lima, Peru Tennis player

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Zabludovsky, Abraham

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Zafiros, Los

Byb. 1908, Patzcuaro, Mexico Visual artist

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Zapata, Luis

Byb. 1951, Chilpancingo, Mexico Writer Further reading

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Zapato Tres

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Zenil, Nahum B.

Further reading

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Zuniga, Francisco

Byb. 1950, Santiago, Chile b. 1912, San Jose, Costa Rica; d. 1998, Mexico City Sculptor