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  1. Makers of Democracy
    A. Ricardo López-Pedreros traces the ways in which a thriving middle class was understood to be a foundational marker of democracy in Colombia in the second half of the twentieth century, showing democracy to be a historically... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
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  2. A City on a Lake
    Matthew Vitz outlines the environmental history and politics of Mexico City as it transformed its original forested, water-rich environment into a smog-infested megacity, showing how the scientific and political disputes over... Learn More
    Published: 27th April 2018
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  3. Street Archives and City Life
    Emily Callaci maps a new terrain of political and cultural production in mid-twentieth-century Tanzanian cities. While the postcolonial Tanzanian ruling party adopted a policy of rural socialism—Ujamaa—an influx of... Learn More
    Published: 24th November 2017
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  4. The FBI in Latin America
    Published: 25th August 2017
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  5. The Color of Modernity
    In The Color of Modernity, Barbara Weinstein focuses on race, gender, and regionalism in the formation of national identities in Brazil; this focus allows her to explore how uneven patterns of economic development are consolidated... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2015
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  6. Unreasonable Histories
    In Unreasonable Histories, Christopher J. Lee unsettles the parameters and content of African studies as currently understood. At the book's core are the experiences of multiracial Africans in British Central Africa—contemporary... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2014
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  7. La Frontera
    In La Frontera, Thomas Miller Klubock offers a pioneering social and environmental history of southern Chile, exploring the origins of today’s forestry "miracle" in Chile. Although Chile's forestry boom is often... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2014
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  8. A New Deal for All?
    In A New Deal for All? Andor Skotnes examines the interrelationships between the Black freedom movement and the workers' movement in Baltimore and Maryland during the Great Depression and the early years of the Second World War.... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2012
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  9. Foreign Front
    Foreign Front describes the activism that took place in West Germany in the 1960s when more than 10,000 students from Asia, Latin America, and Africa were enrolled in universities there. They served as a spark for local West German... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2012
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  10. The Making of the Middle Class
    The contributors question the current academic understanding of what is known as the global middle class. They see middle-class formation as transnational and they examine this group through the lenses of economics, gender, race,... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2012
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  11. Empire's Garden
    A history of the colonial tea plantation regime in Assam, which brought more than one million migrants to the region in northeast India, irrevocably changing the social landscape.... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2011
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  12. Laws of Chance
    Chronicles the first decades of an informal lottery called the jogo do bicho, or animal game, which originated in Rio de Janeiro in 1892, and remains popular in Brazil today.... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2011
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  13. We Cannot Remain Silent
    A history of the U.S. grassroots campaign against torture in Brazil, and the ways those efforts helped to create a new discourse about human-rights violations in Latin America.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2010
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  14. Contested Histories in Public Space
    Historians, anthropologists, and other scholars explore the public presentation of contested historical narratives in museums, monuments, texts, and festivals around the world.... Learn More
    Published: 16th January 2009
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  15. Grand Designs
    With this richly illustrated history of industrial design reform in nineteenth-century Britain, Lara Kriegel demonstrates that preoccupations with trade, labor, and manufacture lay at the heart of debates about cultural institutions... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2008
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  16. Finding the Movement
    An analysis of the role public spaces—parks, clubs, book stores—played in shaping the feminist movement in three Midwestern cities during the 1960s and 1970s.... Learn More
    Published: 7th November 2007
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