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Title Heroes & hero cults in Latin America / edited by Samuel Brunk & Ben Fallaw.

Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  980 HERO    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description viii, 318 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-309) and index.
Contents Introduction : heroes and their cults in modern Latin America / Ben Fallaw and Samuel Brunk -- 1. Simon Bolivar : man and myth / John Chasteen -- 2. Remembering and forgetting Agustin Gamarra : the life and legacy of the Cuzco Caudillo / Charles F. Walker -- 3. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's search for personalized nationalism / Shannon Baker -- 4. Presidential ritual in Porfirian Mexico : curtsying in the shadow of dictators / Victor M. Macias-Gonzalez -- 5. The eyes of Emiliano Zapata / Samuel Brunk -- 6. Felipe Carrillo Puerto of revolutionary-era Yucatan, Mexico : popular leader, Caesar, or martyr? / Ben Fallaw -- 7. Augusto Sandino of Nicaragua : the hero never dies / Richard Grossman -- 8. Frida Kahlo : heroism of private life / Nancy Deffebach -- 9. Haya de la Torre and APRA / David Nugent -- 10. Evita Peron : beauty, resonance, and heroism / Linda B. Hall -- 11. Conclusion : rethinking Latin American heroes / Samuel Brunk and Ben Fallaw.
Other author Brunk, Samuel, 1959-
Fallaw, Ben, 1966-
Subject Hero worship -- Latin America -- History.
Politicians -- Latin America -- Public opinion.
Statesmen -- Latin America -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- Latin America.
Variant Title Heroes and hero cults in Latin America
ISBN 0292714378 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292714373 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292714815 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780292714816 (pbk. : alk. paper)