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Bicentenary celebrations of Latin American independence obscure the complex realities of the birth of nations

Alonso, Gregorio (2017) Bicentenary celebrations of Latin American independence obscure the complex realities of the birth of nations. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (30 Sep 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The inevitable human complexities of history should not be seen as skeletons in our collective closet. They bring us closer to a real understanding of how we became the people and peoples that we are today, writes Gregorio Alonso. All nations draw legitimacy and status from invented traditions, and Latin American republics are no exception. For over a decade, a host of conferences, ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F1201 Latin America (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 12:32
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2017 12:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84719

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