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Nineteenth-century Irish emigration to Argentina has been studied from different perspectives. There is a growing number of historical, demographic and cultural studies focusing on diverse aspects of this migration, which together with Quebec and Mexican Texas, produced the only Irish settlements in non English-speaking territories. However, with…[Read more]
According to Declan Kiberd, “postcolonial writing does not begin only when the occupier withdraws: rather it is initiated at that very moment when a native writer formulates a text committed to cultural resistance.” The Irish in Latin America –a continent emerging from indigenous cultures, colonisation, and migrations– may be regarded as…[Read more]
The first building in Geneva designed to house an international organization, the Centre William Rappard has played host to the International Labour Office since it first opened its doors in 1926, and later to the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade secretariat and to the World Trade Organization. “Centre William Rappard: Home of the World…[Read more]
John Murphy (1822-1909) was born in Haysland, Kilrane parish of County Wexford, the eldest son of the farmer Nicholas Murphy and his wife, Katherine, née Sinnott. It was a typical Catholic middle-class family of Wexford farmers. In 1844, as a member of an emigrant group organized by Kilrane merchant James Pettit, John Murphy went to Liverpool,…[Read more]
Jim McGrath deposited Mapping Violence Syllabus (Brown University Undergraduate Course; Taught by Monica Muñoz Martinez, Jim McGrath, and Edwin Rodriguez; Spring 2020) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
PDF copy of the syllabus for “Mapping Violence,” an undergraduate course co-taught by Profs. Monica Muñoz Martinez and Jim McGrath with Teaching Assistant Edwin Rodriguez. The course draws on and contributes to work from Mapping Violence, a digital restorative justice initiative focused on acts of state-sanctioned racial violence in Texas and…[Read more]
This research aims to analyze the role of the U.S. program of Alliance for Progress in Chile and Venezuela, between 1961 1963. Starting with a review of the Chilean and Venezuelan foreign policy toward the United States during the administrations of Jorge Alessandri and Romulo Betancourt, respectively. The idea of President John F. Kennedy’s p…[Read more]
The following investigation has the main purpose to reconstruct the social and institutional work development by Doctor Arturo Uslar Pietri in the camp of Venezuelan education during the historic time that should be to live. Uslar Pietri practiced educational as a vocational way in diverse moments of his life, outstanding like Professor in…[Read more]
This article analyses the influence of the hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) on the conceptual history of Reinhart Koselleck (1923-2006), as well as the intellectual relationship between them. In this sense, the main biographical features of both academics have been revised, and a re-examination of the ideas —of temporality and l…[Read more]
This essay analyzes the relationship between the Catholic Church and Chi- lean politics during the sixties, specifically from 1961 to 1970, to coincide with the rise of Archbishop Raul Silva Henriquez to in 1961 to the Archbis- hopric of Santiago and the presidential election of 1970. During this several decade sensitive issues of public life…[Read more]
This paper analyzes the relationship that existed between Latin American writers, the Venezuelan Teresa de la Parra (1889-1936) and the Chilean Gabriela Mistral (1889- 1957). From a historical perspective, revealer an intellectual and emotional relationship, as well as literary, social and personal interests: through a series of scattered…[Read more]
Froilán Ramos R. deposited Proyecto de creación de una Industria Básica de apoyo a la Fuerza Armada en Venezuela durante el Gobierno militar de Marcos Pérez Jiménez in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
The period from 1948 to 1958, relating to the so called ” military decade ” in Venezuela, has been portrayed by the traditional historiography, as the big works of ” I make concrete armed “, of pursuit and political violence. Slightly certain. But staying of side, several emptinesses, lagoons, for explaining and to understand in his just…[Read more]
This essay analyzes from the perspective of historical revisionism the Communism during the first half of the twentieth century, based on the specialized historiography. It is part of the analysis of Communism as an ideology, system and use of political violence and it is compared with Nazism. In both, Nazism and Communism, similar features are…[Read more]
This paper analyses the study and discussion of the concept of “unconventional warfare” in different Chilean military reviews between 1960 and 1970, with a view to clarifying the military thought of this period in Chile. Research has shown that the Chilean military discussed variants of this type of conflict, such as “revolutionary war” at the str…[Read more]
This paper analyzes the military action response of the Chilean Army during and after the Earthquake of Valdivia of May 21th, 1960 and their impact on the armed institution and civil-military relations. After the strong earthquake, the government of Jorge Alessandri decreed “Emergency Zone” and authorizing the direct deployment of the army, und…[Read more]
Free comments on the Lives and Government of the Spanish Viceroys of the Kingdoms of Nueva Granada and Río de La Plata
Dossier temático organizado por Covadonga Valdaliso Casanova y Francisco Díaz Marcilla para la revista “Medievalista”, nº 23 (2018).
Aquí el Editorial de la propia revista y de los coordinadores del volumen temático.
Número completo: http://www2.fcsh.unl.pt/iem/medievalista/INDEX.html.
Special Issue: http://www2.fcsh.unl.pt/iem/medievalista/INDEX.html.
This article is a first original exploration of queer Holocaust history, that is same sex desire between Jews who had been deported to ghettos and concentration camps. The prisoner society in the Nazi camps was characterized by wide-reaching homophobia which used construction of sexual deviance as a tool of othering. It brought about…[Read more]
This work is a translation of my article “A cidade Remota de Atlântida” to English. It’s my first work about this city and its location.
This work uses Plato’s current geographical knowledge and original writings to search for the location of the remote city of Atlantis
Gathering all this news about Charles Monney (París 1830-Madrid 1875) and delving into the details of his professional life have made us consider his contribution to Spanish photography in its first decades. A photographer whose beginnings are linked to the legendary group of passer-by pioneers, somewhat later but who reminds us of photographers…[Read more]
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