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02 Jul 2008
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This is an exploration of how Latin America developed an alternative modernity during the early twentieth century, one that challenges the key assumptions of the Western dominant model. 


Description

This is an exploration of how Latin America developed an alternative modernity during the early twentieth century, one that challenges the key assumptions of the Western dominant model. 


Contents

Introduction: Against Fate and Ascription * Mapping Out the Modern: Rodó's Critique of Pure Reason * Creating a Workers' Public Sphere: Juan B. Justo's Analysis of State and Society * Translating the Past into the Present: The Integrating Modernity of Alfonso Reyes * A Vital Form of Public Space: Mariátegui's Revolution in Modernity * Conclusion: A Distinctively Latin American Modernity


Authors

Nicola Miller is Reader in Latin American History, University College London.