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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: 22nd March 2019
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. Rethinking Testimonial Cinema in Postdictatorship Argentina
    For roughly two decades after the collapse of the military regime in 1983, testimonial narrative was viewed and received as a privileged genre in Argentina. Today, however, academics and public intellectuals are experiencing "memory... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  3. Last Seasons in Havana
    Last Seasons in Havana explores the intersection between Cuba and America’s pastime from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, when Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. César Brioso takes the reader... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £23.99
  4. The Revolution from Within
    Drawing on previously unexamined archives, the contributors to The Revolution from Within examine the Cuban Revolution from a Cuba-centric perspective by foregrounding the experience of everyday Cubans in analyses of topics ranging... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Managing Multiculturalism
    Indigenous people in Colombia constitute a mere three percent of the national population. Colombian indigenous communities' success in gaining collective control of almost thirty percent of the national territory is nothing short... Learn More
    Published: 12th February 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Art Latin America

    Art Latin America

    Against the Survey

    Edited by James Oles

    University of Texas Press

    The Davis Museum’s groundbreaking curatorial project, Art__Latin__America: Against the Survey, reconsiders conventional frameworks for understanding, exhibiting, and discussing Latin American and Latinx art. This illustrated... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 2019
    Paperback | £54.00
  7. Recipes for Survival

    Recipes for Survival

    Written by Maria Thereza Alves, Foreword by Michael Taussig

    University of Texas Press

    In 1983, when acclaimed Brazilian artist Maria Thereza Alves was an art student at Cooper Union in the United States, she returned to her native country to document the backlands of Brazil, where her family is from. Working with... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2019
    Hardback | £37.00
  8. Politics after Violence
    Between 1980 and 1994, Peru endured a bloody internal armed conflict, with some 69,000 people killed in clashes involving two insurgent movements, state forces, and local armed groups. In 2003, a government-sponsored “Truth... Learn More
    Published: 14th January 2019
    Hardback | £37.00
  9. The Enlightened Army

    The Enlightened Army

    Written by David Toscana, Translated by David William Foster

    Series Latin American Literature in Translation

    University of Texas Press

    Ignacio Matus is a public school history teacher in Monterrey, Mexico, who gets fired because of his patriotic rantings about Mexico’s repeated humiliations by the United States. Not only did Mexico’s northern neighbor... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2019
    Paperback | £15.99
  10. Voices of Drought
    In Voices of Drought, Michael B. Silvers proposes a scholarship focused on environmental justice to understand key questions in the study of music and the environment. His ecomusicological perspective offers a fascinating approach... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2018
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. No Alternative
    Recent anthropological scholarship on “new midwifery” centers on how professional midwives in various countries are helping women reconnect with “nature,” teaching them to trust in their bodies, respecting women’s... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  12. Portraying the Aztec Past
    During the period of Aztec expansion and empire (ca. 1325–1525), scribes of high social standing used a pictographic writing system to paint hundreds of manuscripts detailing myriad aspects of life, including historical, calendric,... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  13. The Codex Mexicanus
    Some sixty years after the Spanish conquest of Mexico, a group of Nahua intellectuals in Mexico City set about compiling an extensive book of miscellanea, which was recorded in pictorial form with alphabetic texts in Nahuatl clarifying... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2018
    Hardback | £45.00
  14. Passages and Afterworlds
    The contributors to Passages and Afterworlds explore death and mortuary rituals across the Caribbean, showing how racial, cultural and class differences have been deployed in ritual practice and how such rituals have been governed... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. 1968 Mexico
    Susana Draper puts the events and aftermath of 1968 Mexico into a global picture and counters the dominant cultural narratives of 1968 by giving voice to the Mexican Marxist philosophers, political prisoners, and women who participated... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  16. Apostle of Progress
    From the late nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century, Mexico experienced major transformations influenced by a global progressive movement that thrived during the Mexican Revolution and influenced Mexico’s... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £23.99
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