By Jack Child
Child combines historical past and political technology with philatelic study of approximately 40 thousand Latin American stamps. He specializes in Argentina and the Southern Cone, highlighting stamps representing the consolidation of the Argentine republic and people produced less than its Peronist regime. He compares Chilean stamps issued through the leftist executive of Salvador Allende and through Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. contemplating postage stamps produced less than different dictatorial regimes, he examines stamps from the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Paraguay. baby stories how overseas conflicts were depicted at the stamps of Argentina, Chile, and Peru, and he will pay specific cognizance to the function of South American and British stamps in setting up claims to the Malvinas/Falkland Islands and to Antarctica. He additionally covers the cultural and political heritage of stamps in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Grenada, Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela and in other places. In Miniature Messages, baby reveals the political historical past of recent Latin the United States in its “tiny posters.”
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