Latin America in Translation

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  1. Mafalda
    Published: 29th November 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. You Can Cross the Massacre on Foot
    Written in 1937, published in Spanish in 1973, and appearing here in English for the first time, Freddy Prestol Castillo's novel is one of the few accounts of the 1937 massacre of tens of thousands of Haitians living in the Dominican... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2019
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  3. Dance for Me When I Die

    Dance for Me When I Die

    Written by Cristian Alarcón, Translated by Nick Caistor and Marcela López Levy

    Series Latin America in Translation

    Duke University Press Books

    In Dance for Me When I Die—first published in Argentina in 2004 and appearing here in English for the first time—Cristian Alarcón tells the story and legacy of seventeen year old Víctor Manuel Vital,... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2019
    Hardback | £70.00
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  4. When Rains Became Floods
    When Rains Became Floods is the stunning autobiography of Lurgio Gavilán Sánchez, who as a child soldier fought for both the Peruvian guerilla insurgency Shining Path and the Peruvian military during the Peruvian... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2015
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. The Invention of the Brazilian Northeast
    One of Brazil’s leading historians denaturalizes the country’s Northeast, showing when, by whom, and for what reasons the region was invented as a region with a particular identity.... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2014
    Hardback | £83.00
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  6. Imagined Globalization

    Imagined Globalization

    Written by Néstor García Canclini, Translated by George Yúdice

    Series Latin America in Translation

    Duke University Press Books

    A leading figure in cultural studies worldwide, Néstor García Canclini is a Latin American thinker who has consistently sought to understand the impact of globalization. In this book, newly available in English, he considers... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2014
    Hardback | £83.00
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  7. Revolution in the Andes
    Sergio Serulnikov offers an in-depth history of the Túpac Amaru insurrection (1780–82), the largest and most threatening indigenous challenge to Spanish rule in the Andean world after the Conquest.... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2013
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  8. People of Faith
    A historical account of how slaves taken from the Mina Coast (modern-day Benin) to Rio de Janeiro in the eighteenth century reconstructed their identities, partly through Catholic lay brotherhoods.... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2011
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Twenty Theses on Politics

    Twenty Theses on Politics

    Written by Enrique Dussel, Translated by George Ciccariello-Maher

    Series Latin America in Translation

    Duke University Press Books

    First published in Spanish in 2006, Twenty Theses on Politics is a major statement on political philosophy from Enrique Dussel, one of Latin America’s—and the world’s—most important philosophers, and a... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2008
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  10. The Initials of the Earth

    The Initials of the Earth

    Written by Jesús Díaz, Translated by Kathleen Ross

    Series Latin America in Translation

    Duke University Press Books

    Considered by many the quintessential novel of the Cuban Revolution, this is the first book by the Cuban writer and filmmaker Jesús Díaz (1941–2002) to appear in English.... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2006
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  11. Between Legitimacy and Violence
    Between Legitimacy and Violence is an authoritative, sweeping history of Colombia’s “long twentieth century,” from the tumultuous civil wars of the late nineteenth century to the drug wars of the late twentieth.... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2006
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. The Noé Jitrik Reader
    The Argentine scholar Noé Jitrik has long been one of the foremost literary critics in Latin America, noted not only for his groundbreaking scholarship but also for his wit. This volume is the first to make available in... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 2005
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  13. Lost Shores, Forgotten Peoples
    Long after the Aztecs and the Incas had become a fading memory, a Maya civilization still thrived in the interior of Central America. Lost Shores, Forgotten Peoples is the first collection and translation of important seventeenth-century... Learn More
    Published: 5th February 2001
    Hardback | £83.00
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  14. An Account of the Antiquities of the Indians
    Accompanying Columbus on his second voyage to the New World in 1494 was a young Spanish friar named Ramón Pané. The friar’s assignment was to live among the “Indians” whom Columbus had “discovered”... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 1999
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  15. The Discovery and Conquest of Peru
    Dazzled by the sight of the vast treasure of gold and silver being unloaded at Seville’s docks in 1537, a teenaged Pedro de Cieza de León vowed to join the Spanish effort in the New World, become an explorer, and... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 1999
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  16. Calvert Casey

    Calvert Casey

    The Collected Stories

    Written by Calvert Casey, Edited by Ilan Stavans, Translated by John Polt

    Series Latin America in Translation

    Duke University Press Books

    Hailed as a literary relative of Kafka and Poe by his Italian and Cuban contemporaries, Calvert Casey and his enthralling work have until now remained eclipsed in the United States. This collection brings all of Casey’s... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 1998
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
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