Images from Uruguay

Jose Artigas, father of Uruguayan independence
Jose Gervasio Artigas was a leader in the fight for independence in Uruguay in the early 19th century. He admired the United States of America, including the US Constitution. This statue is in Plaza Independencia in Montevideo, Uruguay. Other statues of Artigas can be found in several other cities.

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Event

Dec 8: Arland Thornton revisits his 2001 PAA Presidential Address on "Reading History Sideways."

Recent Pub

Special Issue On Developmental Idealism, Sociology of Development, 2019.

Recent Pub

Allendorf, Thornton, Mitchell, and Young-Demarco. "The Influence of Developmental Idealism on Marital Attitudes, Expectations, and Timing." Journal of Family Issues.

Reading History Sideways

The method of reading history sideways is described and critiqued by Arland Thornton

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