Modern-Colonial Geographies in Latin America: The Mirage of the Civilizing City and the Archaic Countryside

  title={Modern-Colonial Geographies in Latin America: The Mirage of the Civilizing City and the Archaic Countryside},
  author={Mara Duer and Simone Vegli{\`o}},
  journal={Journal of Latin American Geography},
  pages={11 - 29}
abstract:This special issue highlights and discusses the colonial grounds (Machado Aráoz, 2014) that characterize the modern experience of Latin America and the ways modern-colonial geographies have articulated urban and rural geographies. We explore the emergence and transformation of rural and urban Latin American geographies as a dialectical relationship which is part of colonial and postcolonial systems of power. By doing so, we inquire into the instauration and propagation of structures of… 


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