Research in International Studies, Latin America Series

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  1. Captured Peace
    The most comprehensive, up-to-date book on Salvadoran politics of the last twenty-five years.... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2016
    Hardback | £58.00
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  2. Pachakutik and the Rise and Decline of the Ecuadorian Indigenous Movement
     One of the most important stories in Latin American studies today is the emergence of left-leaning social movements sweeping across Latin America includes the mobilization of militant indigenous politics. Formed in 1995... Learn More
    Published: 12th April 2011
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Populist Seduction in Latin America
    Is Latin America experiencing a resurgence of leftwing governments, or are we seeing a rebirth of national-radical populism? Are the governments of Hugo Chávez, Evo Morales, and Rafael Correa becoming institutionalized as these... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2010
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. When Sugar Ruled
    Two tropical commodities—coffee and sugar—dominated Latin American export economies in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. When Sugar Ruled: Economy and Society in Northwestern Argentina, Tucumán, 1876–1916 presents... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2010
    Paperback | £28.99
  5. Blood and Capital
    In Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia, Jasmin Hristov examines the complexities, dynamics, and contradictions of present-day armed conflict in Colombia.... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2009
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  6. The Carnivalesque Defunto
    The Carnivalesque Defunto explores the representations of death and the dead in Brazil’s collective and literary imagination. The recurring stereotype of Brazil as the land of samba, soccer, and sandy beaches overlooks a... Learn More
    Published: 10th June 2008
    Paperback | £25.99
  7. Organic Coffee
    Despite deepening poverty and environmental degradation throughout rural Latin America, Mayan peasant farmers in Chiapas, Mexico, are finding environmental and economic success by growing organic coffee.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2006
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  8. The Unpast
    Portuguese and Brazilian slave-traders shipped at least four million slaves to Brazil—in contrast to the five hundred thousand slaves that English vessels brought to the Americas. Controlling the vast number of slaves in... Learn More
    Published: 9th February 2006
    Paperback | £21.99
  9. Feminism  and the Legacy Of Revolution
    In many Latin American countries, guerrilla struggle and feminism have been linked in surprising ways. Women were mobilized by the thousands to promote revolutionary agendas that had little to do with increasing gender equality.... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2004
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  10. Threatening Others
    Winner of 2002 Costa Rican National Monograph Award   During the last two decades, a decline in public investment has undermined some of the national values and institutions of Costa Rica. The resulting sense of dislocation... Learn More
    Published: 28th May 2004
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  11. Writing Women in Central America
    What is the relationship between history and fiction in a place with a contentious past? And of what concern is gender in the telling of stories about that past? Writing Women in Central America explores these questions as it... Learn More
    Published: 27th October 2003
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  12. Gabriela Mistral
    Gabriela Mistral is the only Latin American woman writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Even so, her extraordinary achievements in poetry, narrative, and political essays remain largely untold. Gabriela Mistral:... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 2003
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  13. Cultivating Coffee
    Julie Charlip's Cultivating Coffee joins the growing scholarship on rural Latin America that demonstrates the complexity of the processes of transition to expanded export agriculture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries,... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2003
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  14. Taking Root
    In Taking Root, Latin American women of Jewish descent, from Mexico to Uruguay, recall their coming of age with Sabbath candles and Hebrew prayers, Ladino songs and merengue music, Queen Esther and the Virgin of Guadalupe.... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2002
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  15. Beyond The Barricades
    Throughout the 1980s, Barricada, the official daily newspaper of the ruling Sandinista Front, played the standard role of a party organ, seeking the mobilize the Nicaraguan public to support the revolutionary agenda. Beyond the... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2002
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  16. Managing Counterrevolution
    The Eisenhower administration's intervention in Guatemala is one of the most closely studied covert operations in the history of the Cold War. Yet we know far more about the 1954 coup itself than its aftermath. This book uses... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2001
    Paperback | £28.99
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