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Title The Chile reader : history, culture, politics / Elizabeth Quay Hutchison, Thomas Miller Klubock, Nara B. Milanich, and Peter Winn, editors
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 629 pages)
Series Latin America readers
Latin America readers.
Contents No better land in the whole wide world / Pedro de Valdivia -- The poetry of place / Gabriela Mistral -- Chile's "crazy geography" / Benjamín Subercaseaux -- Catastrophe and national character / Rolando Mellafe -- Deforestation in Chile : an early report / Claudio Gay -- "Catastrophe in Sewell" / Pablo Neruda -- A call to conservationism in Chile / Rafael Elizalde MacClure -- In defense of the forests / Ricardo Carrere -- Pollution and politics in greater Santiago / Saar Van Hauwermeiren -- The Inca meet the Mapuche / Garcilaso de la Vega, Comentarios Reales -- A conquistador pleads his case / Pedro de Valdivia, Letter to the King -- Exalting the noble savage / Alonso de Ercilla, La Araucana -- Debating Indian slavery / Melchor Calderón and Diego de Rosales -- "To sell, give, donate, trade, or exchange" / Certification of Indian Enslavement, 1657 -- Portrait of late Colonial Santiago / Vicente Carvallo y Goyeneche
From war to diplomacy / The Summit of Tapihue -- "The Insolence of peons" / Mine owners of Copiapó -- A revolutionary journalist / Camilo Henríquez, Fundamental notions of the rights of peoples -- An Englishwoman observes the new nation / Maria Graham, Journal of a residence in Chile in 1822 -- The authoritarian republic / Diego Portales -- A political catechism / Francisco Bilbao, The American Gospel -- A literature of its own / Alberto Blest Gana, Martín Rivas -- The university and the nation / Andrés Bello, address delivered at the inauguration of the University of Chile -- A Polish scientist among the Mapuche / Ignacio Domeyko, Araucanía and its People -- German immigrants in the South / Vicente Pérez Rosales, Times gone by -- "A peculiar race of men" : gold, copper, and sweat / Charles Darwin, Beagle Diary
How to run an hacienda / José Manuel Balmaceda, The landowner's handbook -- A Franco-Chilean in the Gold Rush / Pedro Isidoro Combet, Memories of California -- The worst misery -- Letters to the Santiago orphanage -- A race of vagabonds -- Augusto Orrego Luco, the social question -- Race, nation, and the "roto chileno" / Nicolás Palacios -- The war of the Pacific, 1879-1893 / Alejandro Fierro -- The pacification of the Araucanía / Pascual Coña -- Gallery : Chile and its "others" -- Balmaceda and the civil war of 1891, José Manuel Balmaceda and Arturo Alessandri -- The politics of reform, the manifesto of the Democratic party to the Chilean people, 1888 -- The Catholic Church and the social question / 1893 pastoral letter of Archbishop Mariano Casanova -- Workers' movements and the birth of the Chilean left / Luis Emilio Recabarren
Nitrate workers and state violence : the massacre at Escuela Santa María de Iquique / Elias Lafertte -- Women, work, and labor politics / Esther Valdés de Díaz -- The Lion of Tarapacá / Arturo Alessandri -- The decay of Chile's parliamentary republic / Alberto Edwards -- Military intervention and the end of the parliamentary republic / 1924 military coup pronunciamiento -- Poetic creationism / Vicente Huidobro -- "Mother of Chile" and poet of Chilenidad / Gabriela Mistral -- Industrialization and Chile's Arab immigrants / interview with Juan Yarur and the Arab community in Chile -- Social change and the crisis of the Catholic Church / Alberto Hurtado, "Is Chile a Catholic Country?" -- "I told myself I must find work, I cannot continue here" / interview with Elba Bravo, domestic service activist
Fundamental theoretical principles of the Socialist Party / The Chilean Socialist Party, 1933 -- Chile's public health crisis / Salvador Allende -- The Popular Front / Pedro Aguirre Cerda -- Rural workers, landowners, and the politics of compromise / The League of Poor Campesinos of Las Cabras and the Sociedad Nacional de Agricultura -- Chile's "frustrated development" / Aníbal Pinto -- The Movement for the Emancipation of Chilean Women (MEMCH) / interview with Elena Caffarena -- Autobiography and poems / Pablo Neruda -- Miners' strikes and the demise of the Popular Front / U.S. State Department cables
"Our constitution and our laws contain iniquitous precepts" / Elena Caffarena -- Rural-urban migration and the founding of a Santiago shantytown / Juan Lemuñir -- Klein-Sacks : Chile's first experiment with neo-liberalism (image) -- Between capitalism and communism / Eduardo Frei, The Mission of Social Christianity in Chile -- Property and production / a brochure promoting Christian Democracy's agrarian reform -- The Christian left / Jacques Chonchol and Julio Silva Solar, Toward a Communitarian World -- The new song movement / interview with Inti-Illimani -- Lyrics of the new song movement / Violeta Parra and Victor Jara -- Gallery : The election of 1970 -- The United States and the election of Salvador Allende / de-classified U.S. government documents -- A Mapuche land takeover / Peasants and landowners of Rucalán -- "We take the factory" / Workers at the Yarur Cotton Mill -- "Informing the people" / President Salvador Allende Gossens
"Women's power" against Allende / interview with Carmen Saenz -- "So that Chile can renew its march forward" / Chilean Business and Professional Associations' Demands -- "The Demands of the people" / Movement of the Revolutionary Left -- A treasonous history / A group of retired generals and admirals -- United States policy and covert action against Allende / The Church Committee, 1975 -- "Everyone knows what is going to happen" / Radomiro Tomic to General Carlos Prats -- "These are my final words" / President Salvador Allende Gossens -- The military takes Santiago / Peter Winn -- The new military regime justifies intervention / Government Junta of the Armed Forces and Carabineros of Chile -- Pinochet's caravan of death / Patricia Verdugo -- Women and torture / The National Commission on Political Detention and Torture -- Transnationalization of terror : Operation Condor / US Federal Bureau of Investigations -- The 1980 Constitution / Jaime Guzmán -- Shantytown protest / The Pobladores speak -- The Chilean Women 's Movement / Julieta Kirkwood -- The kids of Barrio Alto / Alberto Fuguet -- Sexuality and soccer / Pedro Lemebel -- Dictatorship as revolution / Joaquín Lavín and Ernesto Tironi -- The whole world was watching / The observer group of the Latin American Studies
Justice "to the degree possible" / Patricio Aylwin Azócar -- "The custody of the eyes" / Diamela Eltit -- Legislating gender equality / Pilar Molina Armas -- Gallery : social movements in transition -- The credit-card citizen / Tomás Moulin, Chile Today: Anatomy of a Myth -- "Chile's greatest addition to the Spanish language" / John Brennan and Alvaro Taboada -- "I never looked for power" / Augusto Pinochet Ugarte -- Historians critique Pinochet's "Anti-history" / eleven Chilean historians (also signed by 73 other scholars) -- The Mapuche nation and the Chilean nation / Elicura Chihuailaf -- Growth with equity / Alejandro Foxley -- The politics of concertación / Alfredo Jocelyn-Holt -- "Chile : a Catholic country?" / Antonio Delfau, S.J. -- "To never again live it, to never again deny it" / President Ricardo Lagos, The Valech report -- The Chilean army after Pinochet / Army General and Commander in Chief Juan Emilio Cheyre Espinosa -- La Presidenta de Chile, President Michelle Bachelet, 2006- 2010 -- Gallery : bicentennial embraces
Summary Perfect for the student or traveler, The Chile Reader covers more than 500 years of Chilean history, with an emphasis on the past half-century. Its many selections include interviews, travel diaries, diplomatic cables, cartoons, and photographs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Politics and government
Politiska förhållanden.
Chile -- History.
Chile -- Civilization.
Chile -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Hutchison, Elizabeth Q. (Elizabeth Quay), editor.
Klubock, Thomas Miller, editor
Milanich, Nara B., 1972- editor.
Winn, Peter, editor
ISBN 9780822395836