Edited by Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Juan Poblete
Pub Date: 3/16/2024
This volume provides a comprehensive Latin American perspective on the role of humor in the Spanish- and Portuguese-language internet, highlighting how online humor influences politics and culture in Latin America.
In this analysis of political discourse in Cuban culture, María de los Ángeles Torres focuses on how the concept of time has been employed by different political projects, arguing that an emphasis on human actions in the present is important for a democratic political culture.
Filled with exquisite color illustrations, this volume examines an underserved aspect of Asian art history by discussing women artists, collectors, archaeologists, and architects whose efforts have largely been left out of scholarship.
Through a variety of first-person accounts, this book offers a glimpse into the frequently misunderstood religions of Afro-Cuban Lukumí, Haitian Vodou, and Brazilian Candomblé, adding to the growing research on the transnational yet personal nature of African diasporic religions.
Examining material and cultural representations of the cosmonaut program, Cathleen Lewis discusses how the public image of the Soviet cosmonaut developed beginning in the 1950s and the ways this icon has been reinterpreted throughout the years and in contemporary Russia.
This book explores how NASA’s space program impacted American society and culture during and after the race to the Moon, looking back at the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing from the perspective of the present day.
Designed to support introductory undergraduate courses in forensic anthropology, this versatile laboratory manual provides basic training in relevant methods of biological profile estimation and trauma assessment for use in medico-legal contexts.