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Latin America

Nobel Peace Prize
Oscar Arias, President of Costa Rica and leader of the Costa Rican social-democratic party PLN, received the Nobel Peace Prize on...
Pastoral Concern for Peasants
The Conference of Latin American Bishops at Medellín, Colombia stated on 6 September 1968: 'There are many studies of the Latin...
Asian versus Caribbean Sugar
'The Sugar Plantation in India and Indonesia; Industrial Production, 1770–2010', the latest book of IISH staff member and...
Indians Reject Environmental Legislation
In Rotterdam the Fourth Russell Tribunal studied the rights of Indians from 24 to 30 November 1980. In addition to dealing with...
Kruijt collection on Latin America
The collection of the Dutch professor Dirk Kruijt is composed primarily of research materials related to his broad field of...
Koos Koster in El Salvador
A large number of collections at the IISH deal with the press, freedom of the press, and human rights. For World Press Freedom...
Latin America Desk - Staff
The head of the IISH Latin America and Carribean Desk is Rossana Barragán. Other staff members are:Larissa Rosa Corrêa (...
Latin America and Caribbean Desk
Latin America, a region defined by legendary revolutions and social movements, has always been one of IISH's important collection...
SEPHIS
The South-South Exchange Proramme for Research on the History o|f Development (SEPHIS) is an independent research programme under...
Latin America Collection Guide
With its historic revolutions and legendary revolutionary movements, Latin America was bound to become core business for the...
Maoist Insurgencies in Asia and Latin America
Workshop The aim of the workshop is to compare Maoist insurgencies in various Asian and Latin American countries by addressing...
Sugarlandia - Re-Thinking Sugar Colony in the Asia-Pacific Region in a Global Context
Program and ParticipantsRoger Knight: Sugarlandia. Re-Thinking the Sugar Colony in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1850-1940 (Workshop's...
Sugarlandia Revisited
Sugar was the single most valuable bulk commodity traded internationally before oil became the world’s prime resource. From the...
Wages and Currency
The basic hypothesis of this volume is that currency patterns may tell us something about the spread of wage payments in specific...
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