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Title Simón Bolívar : travels and transformations of a cultural icon / edited by Maureen G. Shanahan and Ana María Reyes
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Bolívar unhinged: an introduction / Maureen G. Shanahan and Ana María Reyes -- Emergence and consolidation in the nineteenth century -- Simón Bolívar's itinerant portraits: visual conquest and the production of an icon / Emily A. Engel -- Dancing with the enemy: diplomacy in the revolutionary era / Juan Francisco Sans -- Bolivarian imagery and racial ideology in early nineteenth-century Cuba / Paul Niell -- Simón Bolívar's centennial anniversary: music for a triumphal parade / Juan de Dios López Maya -- The birth of the myth: the liberals and the cult of Bolívar (1840-1900) / Tomás Straka -- Disruptions and unhingings in the twentieth century -- Bolívar on the operatic stage: enlightenment hero and tyrannical failure / Maureen G. Shanahan -- Centro Simón Bolívar: a symbol of liberation for revolution square in Ljubljana, Slovenia / Tina Potonik -- In bed with dead Bolívar: Beatriz González's case for critical history painting / Ana María Reyes -- El gran dispensador by Manuel Trujillo: the weaknesses of the national hero / Alicia Ríos -- Moving histories: performing Bolívar in Jorge Alí Triana's film Bolívar soy yo (2002) / Armida de la Garza -- Re-anchorings in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries -- The liberator's sword: the most precious relic of the Bolivarian Revolution / Alejandro E. Gómez Pernia -- When the boat comes in: myth, reification, and the changing face of Simón Bolívar in Venezuelan politics and culture / Nicholas Roberts -- Embodiments and disembodiments of the nation, the people, and the state: disputing Bolívar's body, and the uses of Bolivarianism in contemporary Venezuelan politics / Luis Duno-Gottberg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830 -- Travel
Bolívar, Simón 1783-1830
Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830.
Generals -- South America -- Biography
Heads of state -- South America -- Biography
South America -- History
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Reyes, Ana María (College teacher), editor
Shanahan, Maureen G., editor
ISBN 0813051738
0813055970 (electronic bk.)
9780813055978 (electronic bk.)