Negotiating Difference in the Hispanic World: From Conquest to Globalisation
July 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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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