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  1. Disciplinary Conquest
    Ricardo D. Salvatore rewrites the history of Latin American studies by tracing its roots back to the first half of the twentieth century, showing how its ties to U.S. business and foreign policy interests helped build an informal... Learn More
    Published: 28th March 2016
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. We Are Left without a Father Here
    A transnational history of working people's struggles and a gendered analysis of populism and colonialism in mid-twentieth-century Puerto Rico. At its core are the thousands of agricultural workers who, at the behest of the Puerto... Learn More
    Published: 26th December 2014
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Body and Nation
    Attentive to the connections among the body, the nation, and the world in twentieth-century U.S. history, the contributors provide historically grounded insights into the transnational dimensions of biopolitics. Their subjects... Learn More
    Published: 31st July 2014
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. Borderland on the Isthmus
    The construction, maintenance, and defense of the Panama Canal brought Panamanians, U.S. soldiers and civilians, West Indians, Asians, and Latin Americans into close, even intimate, contact. In this lively and provocative social... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2014
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. Dictablanda
    In 1910 Mexicans rebelled against an imperfect dictatorship; after 1940 they ended up with what some called the perfect dictatorship. A single party ruled Mexico for over seventy years, holding elections and talking about revolution... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2014
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Paper Cadavers
    In 2005, human rights investigators stumbled on the archives of Guatemala's National Police. In Paper Cadavers, Kirsten Weld tells the story of the astonishing discovery and rescue of 75 million pages of evidence of state-sponsored... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2014
    Hardback | £80.00
  7. Buying into the Regime
    Heidi Tinsman offers a transnational history of how Chilean grapes created new forms of consumption and labor politics in both Chile and the United States during the late twentieth century and early twenty-first.... Learn More
    Published: 13th January 2014
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  8. In Search of the Amazon
    This history of the international, national, and local conflicts surrounding the extraction of resources from the Amazon during the Second World War shows how those conflicts shaped contemporary ideas about the rainforest.... Learn More
    Published: 6th December 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Beyond Shangri-La
    In Beyond Shandri-La, a former CIA officer provides unique insight into the efforts of the U.S. government and committed U.S. citizens to support a free Tibet.... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2012
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Adiós Muchachos
    Sergio Ramírez, Vice President of Nicaragua from 1984 to 1990, offers his memoir of the turbulent years that toppled the Samoza dictatorship in 1979 and the triumphs and shortcomings of the Sandinista National Liberation... Learn More
    Published: 21st October 2011
    Hardback | £78.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. Globalizing Afghanistan
    Globalizing Afghanistan offers a kaleidoscopic view of Afghanistan and the global networks of power, influence, and representation in which it is immersed. The military and nation-building interventions initiated by the United... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2011
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. A Century of Revolution
    A collection exploring the ideological hardening and accelerated polarization that marked twentieth-century Latin America and its epochal cycles of revolutionary and counterrevolutionary violence.... Learn More
    Published: 21st October 2010
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  13. Projections of Power
    Examines how the presence of the United States as a colonial power in Southeast Asia was perceived by Americans, and how it influenced Southeast Asians and European imperial powers in the region.... Learn More
    Published: 30th July 2010
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  14. Satan's Playground
    The story of the rise and fall of the gambling industry in Tijuana during the Jazz Age opens into a history of the development of that area and Southern California.... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2010
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  15. Bridging National Borders in North America
    A collection of essays by historians of the Canadian-U.S. border region and those focused on the Mexican-U.S. border, examining borderlands events and phenomena from the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth.... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2010
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  16. Competing Kingdoms
    A collection exploring how American women missionaries spread U.S. cultural imperialism along with Protestant Christianity from the early nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth, and how their work was received.... Learn More
    Published: 19th March 2010
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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