Topic Descriptor: democracy×
  • [Letter] 1970 April 3 [to] a Darcy Ribeiro
    Celso Furtado
    1970
    In this text, celebrated intellectual Celso Furtado—the former minister of economics—contemplates the possibility of the conciliation of ideological and intellectual processes given the outdated social structure of Brazil. He argues that the “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807720

  • América en peligro de perecer! : El famoso pintor Diego Rivera profetiza la disgregación y la muerte de América si no corrige un yerro
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1943
    To Diego Rivera, discrimination against Indians is the greatest collective crime of the descendants of the Spanish colonists on the continent. If this situation is not corrected, Latin America will be set on a path to extinction. In this essay, as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747263

  • Ariel
    Rodó, José Enrique, 1871-1917
    1900
    In this text, José Enrique Rodó outlines his vision for a future Latin American civilization based on the pursuit of idealism. He stages this description as a lecture being delivered by an elderly teacher named Prospero to his young students. Rod [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1055578

  • Democracia no território digital
    Duarte, Fábio, 1970-
    1999
    In this essay, Fábio Duarte asserts that cyberspace is the new territory of communicational exchange, as it is unimpeded by borders or ideological obstacles. He defines it in spatial terms as an informational network where telecommunications and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111121

  • El arte y la democracia
    Blanco Acevedo, Eduardo, 1884-1971
    1941
    Eduardo Blanco Acevedo was ideologically conservative and participated in the 1933 coup d’état of Gabriel Terra. During the elections of 1946, he self-directed the “blancoacevedismo” movement, a major force of conservative ideology within [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1218530

  • El Arte, base del Panamericanismo
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1943
    To Diego Rivera, the crisis the world is going through leading up to World War II is a problem to be analyzed scientifically. The painter believes that Western culture is based on slavery, and presents a phenomenon that he calls “el cesarismo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 747257

  • Hacia la democracia
    Irazábal, Carlos, 1907-1991
    1974
    In the last few pages of the book Hacia la democracia: contribución al estudio de la historia económica-político-social de Venezuela (Mexico City, 1939), the Venezuelan historian and diplomat Carlos Irazábal acknowledges his country’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1168252