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  1. The Lean Lands

    The Lean Lands

    By Agustín Yáñez

    Series Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    What was it that flew over with such a terrifying roar? Was it, as many said, the devil, or was it that thing a few had heard of, a flying machine? And those electric lights at Jacob Gallo’s farm, were they witchcraft or... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2016
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. Elites, Masses, and Modernization in Latin America, 1850–1930
    Published: 12th December 2014
    Paperback | £15.99
  3. José Clemente Orozco
    The artistic eminence of José Clemente Orozco (1883–1949) is such that he has been called “the greatest painter the Americas have produced.” In his Autobiography he also attains literary distinction. He is a writer... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2014
    Paperback | £15.99
  4. The Golden Thread and other Plays
    Emilio Carballido (1925–2008) was one of the most innovative and accomplished of Mexico's playwrights and one of the outstanding creators in the new Latin American theater. By his mid-forties he had already produced an impressive... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2014
    Paperback | £19.99
  5. American Extremes

    American Extremes

    Extremos de América

    Written by Daniel Cosío Villegas, Translated by Américo Paredes, Introduced by John P. Harrison

    Series Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    In this notable collection of essays, written in the middle of the twentieth century, a towering Mexican thinker discusses both Latin America's internal problems and its relations with the United States, Russia, and the rest of... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2014
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. Prophet in the Wilderness
    A universal test of great writers is the quality of their response to the human dilemma. Prophet in the Wilderness traces the development of that response in the works of the Argentine writer Ezequiel Martínez Estrada, from the... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2014
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. The Dissenting Voice
    Political, social, and aesthetic change marked Latin American society in the years between 1960 and 1985. In this book, Martin Stabb explores how these changes made their way into the essayistic writings of twenty-six Spanish... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2013
    Paperback | £15.99
  8. Rubén Darío and the Romantic Search for Unity
    Modernism was the major Spanish American literary movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Leader of that influential movement was Rubén Darío, the Nicaraguan now recognized as one of the most important... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2012
    Paperback | £15.99
  9. Origins of Pre-Columbian Art
    Since Columbus first called the natives of the Americas "Indians," the sources of their art and culture have been a puzzle. The strange mixture of objects of Asian appearance with those decidedly un-Asian has provided fuel for... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2012
    Paperback | £19.99
  10. Fields of the Tzotzil
    Fields of the Tzotzil is the first study of social processes in contemporary highland Maya communities to encompass a regional view of the highlands of Chiapas as a system. In viewing tradition, not as a survival of traits, but... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2012
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. Mexican Literature
    Mexico has a rich literary heritage that extends back over centuries to the Aztec and Mayan civilizations. This major reference work surveys more than five hundred years of Mexican literature from a sociocultural perspective.... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2012
    Paperback | £37.00
  12. El Inca
    Garcilaso de la Vega, the great chronicler of the Incas and the conquistadors, was born in Cuzco in 1539. At the age of twenty, he sailed to Spain to acquire an education, and he remained there until his death at Córdoba in 1616.... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2012
    Paperback | £33.00
  13. Pulltrouser Swamp
    Among Mesoamericanists, the agricultural basis of the ancient Maya civilization of the Yucatan Peninsula has been an important topic of research—and controversy. Interest in the agricultural system of the Maya greatly increased... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2012
    Paperback | £23.99
  14. Under the Rainbow
    This ethnographic study of the Panare Indians of Venezuela is the first extensive look at a tribe of this region of the Amazonia. It is an important book not only because it delves into the myth-filled Panare culture, but also... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2012
    Paperback | £15.99
  15. The Black-Man of Zinacantan
    The subject of this work is anomalies—those things that are between one state and another, neither dead nor alive, neither animal nor human. In this instance, they are the "spooks" (espantos) that inhabit the Maya area: the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2012
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. The Viceregency of Antonio María Bucareli in New Spain, 1771–1779
    When Antonio María Bucareli took up his duties in 1771 as the forty-sixth viceroy of New Spain, he assumed command of a magnificent complexity of land areas, large and small, whose people constituted a cultural and social entity... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2012
    Paperback | £25.99
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