Topic Descriptor: history (discipline)×
  • [Son las condiciones materiales de la sociedad, las que condicionan las superestructuras ideológicas]
    Arden Quin, Carmelo, 1913-
    1944
    An analytical piece in which Carmelo Arden Quin uses dialectical materialism to explain the transition from representation to the phase of “invention” and pure creation in art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 729906

  • A America Latina : I
    Romero, Sílvio, 1851-1914
    1906
    Echoing what Manoel de Bonfim had written previously, in his 1903 book A América Latina: males de origem [832506 and 833254], Sílvio Romero attributes the “ills” of Latin America to the Iberian colonization inflicted by predatory nations like [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776408

  • A ilusão americana
    Prado, Eduardo, 1860-1901
    1967
    In this book by Paulo Prado, published two years after the ratification of the Brazilian constitution (1891)—which was based on the constitution of the United States—the writer responds to local Republican attempts to improve relations with the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776328

  • Brevísima historia de la pintura moderna
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1938
    Antonio Berni writes about the history of art from the nineteenth century on, and Nuevo Realismo [New Realism], which breaks with Argentine art that looks to Europe [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 794479

  • Congresso afro-brasileiro da Bahia
    Carneiro, Edison; Ferraz, Aydano do Couto, 1914-
    1940
    This is a preface to the book O negro no Brasil. Trabalhos apresentados ao 2º Congresso afro-brasileiro da Bahia (11 a 20 de janeiro de 1937) consisting of a collection of lectures presented at the event. The sociologists Edson Carneiro and Aydano [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110850

  • Geopolítica da mestiçagem
    Alencastro, Luiz Felipe de
    1985
    This commentary looks at how miscegenation has changed and how the phenomenon is viewed: from racist criticism to its perception as a movement that promotes community exchanges and alliances, thus overcoming the stigmas associated with the concept of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111371

  • La gracia de los retratos antiguos
    Fernández Ledesma, Enrique
    1950
    La gracia de los retratos antiguos [The Charm of Old Portraits] by Enrique Fernández Ledesma (1950) is required reading to learn about the history of photography in Mexico. It includes a prologue written by the diplomat Marte R. Gómez, as well as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785694

  • Las revistas de México del “Mercurio Volante” (1772) a Mañana
    Rodríguez, Antonio, 1909-
    1947
    This essay is the final installment of a trilogy that was published in Mañana magazine by the Portuguese art critic Antonio Rodríguez, who was researching the history in the illustrated press by means of which words and images go in tandem. In this [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776641

  • Nacimiento y evolución del movimiento surrealista
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1951
    The article by Pellegrini traces the historical past, beginning with the moment when the group of the magazine Littérature—headed by André Breton, Louis Aragon, Paul Elouard and Philippe Soupault—split apart from the Dada group; a period when [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745438

  • Prólogo
    Vasconcelos, José
    1925
    This essay, which was published in Madrid in 1925, discusses the concept of the “fifth race” in the Americas, the “melting pot” result of the blending or miscegenation of every race in the world (without distinction) to create a new [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776251