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by Gilbert M. Joseph,Mark D. Szuchman

  • Author: Gilbert M. Joseph,Mark D. Szuchman
  • ISBN: 0842024956
  • ISBN13: 978-0842024952
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 1, 1995)
  • Pages: 213
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I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America (Jaguar Books on Latin America) ePub download

Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority .

Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical activity, commerce, finance, and conspicuous consumption. This volume represents some of the most enduring reflections on the Latin American city. Professors Gilbert Joseph and Mark Szuchman offer translations of classic pieces by writers previously little known to Western audiences: Cobo, GarcÌa, Santos Vilhena, and Leite de Barros.

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I Saw a City Invincible book. Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical activity, When the Spaniards settled in Latin America, they immediately surrounded themselves with cities. Hardcover, Jaguar Books on Latin America, 213 pages.

Gilbert M. Joseph, Mark D. Szuchman, ed. Gilbert Joseph and Mark Szuchman have seen that the contributions, taken from writers of several centuries, all fit the theme. Szuchman, eds. I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America. The European colonization of Latin America, as Mark Szuchman points out in his introductory essay, is coincident with the continent's urbanization. That has been a decidedly mixed blessing, because "The positive nature assigned to the city in historical Latin America was derived as much from what the city contained as from what the countryside lacked.

When the Spaniards settled in Latin America, they immediately surrounded themselves with cities. Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical activity, commerce, finance, and conspicuous consumption.

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Urban Portraits of Latin America (Jaguar Books on Latin America, No. 9). by Mark D. Szuchman. Published February 28, 1996 by SR Books. There's no description for this book yet.

Cloth ISBN 0-8420-2432-8 Paper ISBN 0-8420-2433-6 Gilbert M. Joseph and Mark D. I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America (1996). Cloth ISBN 0-8420-2495-6 Paper ISBN 0-8420-2496-4.

When the Spaniards settled in Latin America, they immediately surrounded themselves with cities. Equating civilization with urban existence, the early conquerors of the New World rapidly established themselves as urban lords. Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical activity, commerce, finance, and conspicuous consumption.

This volume represents some of the most enduring reflections on the Latin American city. All of the essays were written by public officials, journalists, and social commentators, among others, who participated actively in the affairs of the cities they so perceptively describe. The collection offers critical analyses spanning hundreds of years, beginning with the era of the conquistadores in Tenochtitl_n and continuing to the deafening bustle of today's urban crowds in Mexico City. Professors Gilbert Joseph and Mark Szuchman offer translations of classic pieces by writers previously little known to Western audiences: Cobo, Garc_a, Santos Vilhena, and Leite de Barros.

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