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The Paraguay reader : history, culture, politics / Peter Lambert and Andrew Nickson, eds
Durham and London : Duke University Press, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  F2668 .P255 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Paraguay -- History
Paraguay -- Civilization
Paraguay -- Social life and customs
Subject(s) Indians of South America -- Paraguay
Physical Description xii, 475 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The foundation of human speech / León Cadogan -- Contact, servitude and resistance / Branislava Susnik -- Spanish-Guaraní relations in early colonial Paraguay / Elman R. Service -- The land-without-evil / Hélène Clastres -- The Republic of Plato and the Guaraní / José Manuel Peramás -- A vanished Arcadia / R.B. Cunninghame Graham -- The revolt of the Comuneros / Adalberto López -- A report on Paraguay in the London press of 1824 / Anonymous -- A nation held hostage / Justo Prieto -- In defense of Doctor Francia / Richard Alan White -- Autonomy, authoritarianism and development / Thomas Whigham -- The Treaty of the Triple Alliance : "I Die with my Country!" / Thomas Whigham -- A chronicle of war / Leandro Pineda -- The Lomas Valentinas note / Francisco Solano López -- Memoirs of the Paraguayan war / Gaspar Centurión -- The women of Piribebuy / Juan O'Leary -- The death of López at Cerro Corá / Silvestre Aveiro -- Sufferings of a French lady in Paraguay / Dorotea Duprat de Lasserre -- Declaration and protest / Eliza Lynch -- The psychology of López / William Stewart -- Paraguayan society in the post-war decade / Harris Gaylord Warren -- The "Lincolnshire Farmers" in Paraguay / Annie Elizabeth Kennett -- My pilgrimage to Caacupé / Norman O. Brown -- What it's like to work in the yerba plantations / Rafael Barrett -- The treatment of tree-fellers and timber workers / Reinaldo López Fretes -- The golden age (without a nickel) / Helio Vera -- The causes of poverty in Paraguay / Teodosio González -- The Mennonites arrive in the Chaco / Walter Quiring -- The Paraguatan character / Juan Sinforiano Bogarín -- The Paraguatan people and their natural tendencies / Natalicio González -- Cultural exile / Agustín Barrios -- Profession of faith / Agustín Barrios -- A new national ideology / Oscar Creydt ... [et.al.] -- Capturing volunteers / Carlos Reyes -- The Battle of Boquerón / Alfredo Seiferheld -- Memoirs of a man from Concepción / Carlos María Sienra Bonzi -- A visit to Villa Hayes Military Hospital number 16 / Reginald Thompson -- Scenes of thirst / Hugo Rodríguez Alcalá -- A handful of earth / Herib Campos Cervera -- Proclamation of the Febrerista Revolution / F.W. Smith and Camilo Recalde -- How beautiful your voice : accounts of the history of the Enlhet of Ya'alve-Saanga / Ernesto Unruh and Hannes Kalisch -- The Revolution of 1947 / Carlos María Sienra Bonzi as told to Roberto Sienra Zavala -- A half hour in my childhood / Eva Bichsel -- Toward a Weberian characterization of the Stroessner regime / Marcial Riquelme -- The revolutionary spirit of the Colorado Party / Luis María Argaña -- The tragedy of Fram / Jorge Rubiani -- Be careful, dictator / Elvio Romero -- The worm in the lotus blossom / Graham Greene -- A short history of the Northern Ache people / Kim Hill -- The testimony of Saturnina Almada -- An interview with Corsino Coronel -- Apocalypse / Alfredo Boccia -- My farewell speech / Carmen Lara Castro -- The death of Somoza / Claribel Alegria and Darwin Flakoll -- My vote is for the people / Alcibiades González Delvalle -- Writing as a metaphor for exile / Augusto Roa Bastos -- Paraguay's terror archive / Andrew Nickson -- "A Hundred and Eight" and a burned body : the story not told by the Truth and Justice Commission / Anselmo Ramos -- The final report of the Truth and Justice Commission / Andrés D. Ramírez -- Alfredo Stroessner : revisiting the general / Isabel Hilton -- Re-establishing the status quo / Andrew Nickson -- We have left our barracks / Andrés Rodríguez -- My deepest respects to the Colorado Party / Helio Vera -- The characteristics of Oviedismo / Milda Rivarola -- In homage to the victims of Ycuá Bolaños / Luis Irala -- Where are they? / Alberto Rodas -- The Ayoreo people / Mateo Sobode Chiquenoi -- So much exoticism can be deceptive / Alfredo Boccia Paz -- Inaugural presidential speech / Fernando Lugo Méndez -- First person : Margarita Mbywangi / as told to Jude Webber -- Lessons on paternity from Lugo / Clyde Soto -- Itaipú : an historic achievement that will need to be closely monitored / Ricardo Canese -- A fine woman / Andrés Colmán Gutiérrez -- Ciudad del Este's deadly trade route / Jude Webber -- The challenge of conserving a natural Chaco habitat in the face of severe deforestation pressure and human development needs / Alberto Yanosky -- History, identity and Paraguayidad / Peter Lambert -- Change and continuity in Paraguayan history? 1811, 1911, 2011 / Andrew Nickson -- The Arcadian tragedy / George Pendle -- The bicentenary of Paraguayan independence and of the Guaraní language / Miguel Ángel Verón -- The Afro-descendants of Paraguay / Ignacio Telesca -- Authoritarian ideology : final comments / Guido Rodríguez Alcalá -- With the help of Doña Petrona we make an incursion into folk cuisine / Helio Vera -- Enough of the triple alliance / Jorge Rubiani -- Tereré as a social bond / Derlis Benítez Alvarenga -- The status of women / Riordan Roett and Richard Scott Sacks -- Self portrait, Bernarda María and the Serpent / Pepa Kostianovsky -- Erico / Jorge Barraza -- Recipe for Chipa Guazú / Doña Aída -- National anthem in Guaraní / Félix de Guarania
NOTE 522020
Series Latin America readers
World readers
Alternate Author Lambert, Peter, 1948-
Nickson, R. Andrew

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