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Negotiating Difference in the Hispanic World invites us to rethink the complex dialogical process of identity formation and self-definition in Latin America from the Conquest to the present day. Essays from an international scholarship provide an important theoretical contribution to debates on identity.
* Explores the various instances of cultural encounters in Latin America from the Conquest to the present day.
* This volume is singularly wide in its breadth, covering sixteenth-century Aztec heraldry and Sahagún's Universal History of the Things of New Spain, to eighteenth-century notions of culture, nineteenth-century theatre, turn-of-the-century degeneration theory, and contemporary literature and culture.
* The book's interdisciplinary approach combines literary and cultural studies, cultural history, art history, translation studies and cultural anthropology.
* A broad geographical scope covers Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Spain, Cuba and the United States.
* The book makes an important theoretical contribution to the debates on identity through its innovative approaches, maintaining a fine balance between theoretical argument and empirical study.
* The essays are written by specialists of different nationalities based in the United Kingdom, the United States, Norway and Argentina, providing an international cutting-edge scholarship.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNegotiating Difference in the Hispanic World
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Conquest to Globalisation
EditorsEleni Kefala
Place of PublicationOxford
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)978-1-4443-3907-9
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameBulletin of Latin American Research
NumberIssue Supplement s1
ISSN (Electronic)1470-9856


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