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  1. Banana Wars
    Over the past century, the banana industry has radically transformed Latin America and the Caribbean and become a major site of United States–Latin American interaction. Banana Wars is a history of the Americas told through... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2003
    Paperback | £23.99
  2. September 11 in History
    Hours after the collapse of the Twin Towers, the idea that the September 11 attacks had “changed everything” permeated American popular and political discussion. In the period since then, the events of September 11... Learn More
    Published: 28th October 2003
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. A Date Which Will Live
    How Pearl Harbor has been written about, thought of, and manipulated in American culture.... Learn More
    Published: 25th August 2003
    Hardback | £86.00
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  4. Making Jazz French
    Between the world wars, Paris welcomed not only a number of glamorous American expatriates, including Josephine Baker and F. Scott Fitzgerald, but also a dynamic musical style emerging in the United States: jazz. Roaring through... Learn More
    Published: 5th August 2003
    Hardback | £86.00
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  5. The American Colonial State in the Philippines
    In 1898 the United States declared sovereignty over the Philippines, an archipelago of seven thousand islands inhabited by seven million people of various ethnicities. While it became a colonial power at the zenith of global imperialism,... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2003
    Hardback | £90.00
  6. Emperors in the Jungle
    Emperors in the Jungle is an exposé of key episodes in the military involvement of the United States in Panama. Investigative journalism at its best, this book reveals how U.S. ideas about taming tropical jungles and people,... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2003
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. Empire of Care
    In western countries, including the United States, foreign-trained nurses constitute a crucial labor supply. Far and away the largest number of these nurses come from the Philippines. Why is it that a developing nation with a... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 2003
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  8. Reclaiming the Political in Latin American History
    Reclaiming the Political in Latin American History is a collection that embraces a new social and cultural history of Latin America that is not divorced from politics and other arenas of power. True to the intellectual vision... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2001
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  9. In the Shadows of State and Capital
    Winner of the 2001 President’s Award of the Social Science History AssociationIn the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry. Providing... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2001
    Hardback | £86.00
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  10. Georges Woke Up Laughing
    Combining history, autobiography, and ethnography, Georges Woke Up Laughing provides a portrait of the Haitian experience of migration to the United States that illuminates the phenomenon of long-distance nationalism, the voicelessness... Learn More
    Published: 14th November 2001
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  11. Foreign in a Domestic Sense
    In this groundbreaking study of American imperialism, leading legal scholars address the problem of the U.S. territories. Foreign in a Domestic Sense will redefine the boundaries of constitutional scholarship.More than four million... Learn More
    Published: 20th July 2001
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  12. Fragments of a Golden Age
    During the twentieth century the Mexican government invested in the creation and promotion of a national culture more aggressively than any other state in the western hemisphere. Fragments of a Golden Age provides a comprehensive... Learn More
    Published: 29th June 2001
    Hardback | £103.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  13. Between Hollywood and Moscow
    In the postwar years, Italy underwent a far-reaching process of industrialization that transformed the country into a leading industrial power. Throughout most of this period, the Italian Communist Party (PCI) remained a powerful... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2000
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  14. White Love and Other Events in Filipino History
    In this wide-ranging cultural and political history of Filipinos and the Philippines, Vicente L. Rafael examines the period from the onset of U.S. colonialism in 1898 to the emergence of a Filipino diaspora in the 1990s. Self-consciously... Learn More
    Published: 7th August 2000
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  15. Imposing Decency
    Feminists, socialists, Afro-Puerto Rican activists, and elite politicians join laundresses, prostitutes, and dissatisfied wives in populating the pages of Imposing Decency. Through her analyses of Puerto Rican anti-prostitution... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2000
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  16. The Impossible Triangle
    During the 1920s, Mexico was caught in a diplomatic struggle between the ideologies of two strong states. In The Impossible Triangle Daniela Spenser explores the tangled relationship between Russia and Mexico in the years following... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 1999
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £21.99
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