Essays Tagged: "Latin America"

"Folk" Resistance in the Nineteenth Century

Latin America in the nineteenth century was a time that was not well documented for the lower class. ... Poverty of Progress, by E. Bradford Burns, captures the ideals and thoughts of the folk culture in Latin America during the nineteenth century as well as the people's resistance to the "progressive" ... ell as the people's resistance to the "progressive" movement of the time.Much of nineteenth century Latin American history is written as a struggle between the conservatives and liberals for political ...

(4 pages) 121 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Guatemala - Without a Trace of Bitterness in Her Voice

urned voice of oppressed people everywhere. Guatemala also has the sad distinction of being home to Latin America's oldest civil war. 'For more than three decades, left-wing guerrillas have fought a s ... r, she has taught herself to read and write Spanish, the language of her oppressor, as a means of relating her story to the world. She tells the story of her life with honesty and integrity in hopes o ...

(6 pages) 95 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Future involvement in Foreign Affairs

respect theattempts and results of the democratization and religious revivals in the Middle East andLatin America, while taking a passive role in letting the a Western type of democracy takeits course ... osophy than its current one. First, itis imperative for the United States to play a similar role in Latin America to the one Japanhas played with many of the developing nations in East Asia. The U.S. ...

(12 pages) 246 0 3.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ancient Latin American Civilizatioins.

ANCIENT LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATIONSThroughout history, great civilizations have existed in different areas ... VILIZATIONSThroughout history, great civilizations have existed in different areas in the world. In Latin America, there were the Mayans, Incas, and Aztecs. These three civilizations were each great a ... As you have now learned the Mayans, Incas, and Aztecs were three examples of great civilizations in Latin America. Each empire had its own unique qualities that made it great, and each shall still be ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Does the Third World exist?

tion, does there exist between the general regions that Third World is to encompass, namely Africa, Latin America and Asia, a unity and sameness? Also, what distinguishes them from the rest of the wor ... chological and so political sense.A Common History?Is there an 'objective' Third World? Can Africa, Latin America, and Asia be grouped together through real history? The colonisation of the Americas b ...

(7 pages) 132 0 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Notes on Latin American Independence, 19th century nationalism, and Industrial revolution (G.H 3)

Latin American Independence*Inspired by Enlightenment ideals, the people of Latin America rebelled a ... ad been born in Spain. Only peninsulares could hold high office in SpainoCreoles, Spaniards born in Latin America, ranked after the peninsulares. Creoles could not hold high level political office. Bu ...

(5 pages) 137 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Despite persistent rural urban migration in Latin America, the agricultural sector has continued to be of vital importance during the last seventy years. Explain give examples.

Latin America has a large area of cultivable land, good climate and soil to suit every crop, surroun ... rops. Ever since the Incas civilisation, agriculture has been the main occupation for the people of Latin America. Both men and women work for hours under the hot sun to harvest the crops through out ... rmously on commodity export of agricultural products, making it very essential to the population of Latin America. However, agriculture faced many problems, one of them was mass migration.In the follo ...

(9 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

A Nice place to live. Costa Rica as the fine way to retire. With the highest rate on literacy in central america. secure areas, friendly people.

one needs in order to feel safe.In addition, Costa Rica has one of the highest rates of literacy in Latin America, estimated at 98 percent. Primary and secondary education is free, and attendance is m ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Development of economics.

e developing countries, which can be classified as poor countries, includes the Middle East, all of Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia except Japan.In this essay two main factors that ca ...

(8 pages) 204 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dow Chemicals: Describe the decision making styles of the CEO.

ctor of marketing for the Dow U.S.A. Plastics Department in 1979, commercial vice-president for Dow Latin America in 1980 and became president and CEO of DowChemical Corporation in 1993. Over the year ...

(4 pages) 121 2 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Explores "age of revolutions" (1789-1848). Describes revolutions in France, Haiti, and Latin America. Thesis: revolutions are similar in leaders, dealings church, basic cycle.

pendence. During this time, revolutions were occurring simultaneously throughout France, Haiti, and Latin America, each one inadvertently inspiring others. While these revolutions were different in ma ... what it had previously been. Even Bolívar admitted that his revolution and efforts to unite Latin America had been fruitless, saying "What a price we've had to pay for an independence that's n ...

(8 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Film Review: "The Official Story".

hat happened to her daughter's birth mother.From 1976 to 1983, Argentina, like many times before in Latin America, was under a military dictatorship. This time period was called the "Dirty War", deeme ...

(3 pages) 75 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Effects of the monroe doctrine

came the Monroe Doctrine. During the years of Imperialism and European expansion certain colonized Latin American nations would rebel and regain their independence. While having their independence th ... their independence they were still far from securing it. In order to keep European expansion out of Latin America and to protect the interests of the American people, on December 2,1823, President Jam ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Panamanian History

Borgmeyer 2PanamaPanama historically has had closer ties with the United States than any country in Latin America other than Mexico. The country is known best for the Panama Canal, which the United St ...

(6 pages) 73 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I - Study Notes

ed mobility. Cheap land and better wages accompanied economic development in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Australia, enticing people to move.Between 1846 and 1932, more than 50 million Eu ... tores, chain stores, packaging techniques, mail order catalogs, and advertising-simultaneously stimulating and feeding consumer demand.The Middle Classes in AscendancyThe sixty yrs. before World War I ...

(17 pages) 149 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Blooming population-it's about how the latin america boost their rapid industrialization in the nation.

Blooming PopulationThe nations of Latin America faced many challenges during the postwar period. Rapid industrialization brought new w ... n was sharply divided into groups of very rich and very poor. The rapid growth of the population of Latin America has resulted from a combination of tradition and progress. Traditionally, families had ... ied in infancy and as a result, the population grew slowly. The doubled average number of births in Latin America compared to United States, improved health care and sharply lowered the infant mortali ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Democracy and Neoliberalism

There are many problems with Latin America's economic development. Even though Latin America is working on being economically sou ... rking on being economically sound, there are still glitches in the system. The economic policies of Latin America negate democracy in many ways. This includes the economic polices after the 1930's and ... . This includes the economic polices after the 1930's and after the 1980's. The social structure of Latin America was based on Neoliberalism, and the demise of women because of Neoliberalism. The gap ...

(4 pages) 110 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Avon Corperation Case Study Review 2003. A look at Avon's strategy past and current with focus on change.

the future. With operations in 143 countries divided into 53 markets and 4 regions (North America, Latin America, the Pacific, and Europe), Avon is a global company that needs to develop a long-term, ... marketing intermediaries and "teachers" in retail outlets.Avon's direct salesforce is successful in Latin America. This may be because being a direct sales agent might be a very interesting job for wo ...

(3 pages) 417 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Porter Pharmaceutical Analysis

or products that executives in other industries can only dream about. Rising standards of living in Latin America and Asia equal more money for the pharmaceutical industry. Healthcare is often one of ...

(2 pages) 133 1 2.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Developing Country

ns. Due to the backwardness of education, people in some poorer nations and regions such as Africa, Latin America and Asia not only suffer from serious lack of food, but also they lack advanced scienc ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays