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  1. 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 | £97.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. 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 | £97.00
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  3. 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 | £101.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  4. Holiday in Mexico
    With its archaeological sites, colonial architecture, pristine beaches, and alluring cities, Mexico has long been an attractive destination for travelers. The tourist industry ranks third in contributions to Mexico’s gross... Learn More
    Published: 2nd February 2010
    Hardback | £97.00
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  5. Blazing Cane
    Sugar was Cuba’s principal export from the late eighteenth century throughout much of the twentieth, and during that time, the majority of the island’s population depended on sugar production for its livelihood. In... Learn More
    Published: 23rd November 2009
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  6. The Dictator's Seduction
    An analysis of the ways that General Rafael Trujillos dictatorship (1930–1961) pervaded everyday life in the Dominican Republics capital, Santo Domingo.... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2009
    Hardback | £101.00
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  7. The Enduring Legacy
    A history of the oil industrys rise in Venezuela focused especially on the experiences and perceptions of industry employees, both American and Venezuelan.... Learn More
    Published: 11th May 2009
    Hardback | £92.00
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  8. Uneven Encounters
    This chronicle of the exchange of popular culture between Brazil and the United States in the interwar years shows how that exchange affected both countries ideas of race and nation.... Learn More
    Published: 18th March 2009
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  9. Tours of Vietnam
    An argument that tourist literature and U.S. military guides have shaped Americans understanding of Vietnam and projections of U.S. power since the mid-twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 16th January 2009
    Hardback | £92.00
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  10. Tropical Zion
    A history of Sosúa, a Dominican Republic settlement founded as a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Europe, and an analysis of the geopolitics underlying the settlements formation.... Learn More
    Published: 12th January 2009
    Hardback | £101.00
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  11. The World of Lucha Libre
    The World of Lucha Libre is an insider’s account of lucha libre, the popular Mexican form of professional wrestling. Heather Levi spent more than a year immersed in the world of wrestling in Mexico City. Not only did she... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2008
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  12. Empire and Dissent
    Since the early nineteenth century, the United States has repeatedly intervened in the affairs of Latin American nations to pursue its own interests and to “protect” those countries from other imperial powers or from... Learn More
    Published: 29th September 2008
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  13. The Agrarian Dispute
    In the mid-1930s the Mexican government expropriated millions of acres of land from hundreds of U.S. property owners as part of President Lázaro Cárdenas’s land redistribution program. Because no compensation... Learn More
    Published: 12th September 2008
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  14. Linked Labor Histories
    An analysis of migration, labor-management collaboration, and the mobility of capital based on case studies in New England and Colombia.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2008
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  15. In from the Cold
    Over the last decade, studies of the Cold War have mushroomed globally. Unfortunately, work on Latin America has not been well represented in either theoretical or empirical discussions of the broader conflict. With some notable... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2008
    Hardback | £101.00
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  16. The Unpredictability of the Past
    In The Unpredictability of the Past, an international group of historians examines how collective memories of the Asia-Pacific War continue to affect relations among China, Japan, and the United States. The contributors are primarily... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2007
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