Topic Descriptor: colonization×
  • ¿Qué es América Latina?
    Coutinho, Afrãnio
    1969
    Brazilian literary critic and essayist Afrânio Coutinho wrote this article in the late- 1960s. His article states since inception that to him the term “Latin American,” is at odds with the historical, social, cultural, literary, and artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 839810

  • A America Latina : I
    Romero, Sílvio, 1851-1914
    1906
    Echoing what Manoel de Bonfim had written previously, in his 1903 book A América Latina: males de origem [832506 and 833254], Sílvio Romero attributes the “ills” of Latin America to the Iberian colonization inflicted by predatory nations like [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776408

  • Arte Nacional Puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1945
    The Puerto Rican educator Luis Quero Chiesa titles this section, “Malezal.” He believes that the North American invasion of Puerto Rico was “the most profound cultural tragedy of the New World.” In his opinion, everything that was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823694

  • Border watch: local and global
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1992
    Susana Torruella Leval’s essay examines works by artists David Avalos, Deborah Small, and Alfredo Jaar, and addresses contemporary neocolonial practices thus connecting them to the histories of colonialism in the Americas, which have been often [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795717

  • Colón disfrazó de caníbales a los indígenas, porque era un genio de la publicidad! : Gabito
    García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-
    1977
    This text by Gabriel García Márquez published in the weekly cultural supplement to the Cali-based newspaper El Pueblo is the prologue to the portfolio Graficario de la Lucha popular en Colombia (1977). In his critical analysis of ways of disguising [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099741

  • El arte en América : ¿evolución o revolución?
    Enjuto Ferrán, Federico
    1941
    Federico Enjuto, a Spanish critic in exile in Puerto Rico, claims that the Americas do not have a defined art of their own because the culture is imported from Europe. He asserts that it is important for art from the Americas to gain independence if [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1062989

  • El continente enfermo
    Zumeta, César, 1863-1955
    1961
    In light of the Spanish-American War (1896), with which the United States put an end to Spain’s colonial presence in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, César Zumeta issues a warning about the weakness of tropical Central American countries, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 843008

  • La ética de la libertad
    Escobar, Elizam, 1948-
    1992
    After being sentenced to life in prison, Puerto Rican artist Elizam Escobar reflects on U.S. colonialism and the persecution of all those individuals who have fought it one way or the other. Escobar believes that colonialism is a crime of treason [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1051693

  • Nominalismo, artes plásticas e trópico
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1980
    According to the Brazilian sociologist, Gilberto Freyre, Franciscan nominalism constituted the scientific training of Europeans, especially the Portuguese. This was particularly true with reference to the fifteenth-century discoveries that led to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075317

  • O reflexo do nominalismo nas artes hispano-tropicais
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    1962
    According to the Brazilian sociologist, Gilberto Freyre, Franciscan nominalism constituted the scientific training of Europeans, especially the Portuguese. This was particularly true with reference to the fifteenth-century discoveries that led to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075345