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Studies of the Americas

Reinventing Modernity in Latin America

Intellectuals Imagine the Future, 1900-1930

Authors: Miller, N.

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About this book

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.

About the authors

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

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction: Against Fate and Ascription

    Miller, Nicola

    Pages 1-21

  • Mapping Out the Modern: Rodó’s Critique of Pure Reason

    Miller, Nicola

    Pages 23-69

  • Creating a Workers’ Public Sphere: Juan B. Justo’s Analysis of State and Society

    Miller, Nicola

    Pages 71-107

  • Translating the Past into the Present: The Synthesizing Modernity of Alfonso Reyes

    Miller, Nicola

    Pages 109-141

  • A Vital Form of Public Space: Mariátegui’s Revolution in Modernity

    Miller, Nicola

    Pages 143-186

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eBook $89.00
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Hardcover $115.00
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Softcover $110.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reinventing Modernity in Latin America
Book Subtitle
Intellectuals Imagine the Future, 1900-1930
Authors
Series Title
Studies of the Americas
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-61010-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230610101
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-60387-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-37192-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 280
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