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Manifold Destiny

Arabs at an American Crossroads of Exceptional Rule
Author(s): John Tofik Karam
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An archival and ethnographic account of Arabs at the crossroads of authoritarian South America and the counterterrorist U.S.

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Francisco de Paula Brito

A Black Publisher in Imperial Brazil
Author(s): Rodrigo Camargo de Godoi
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A biography of a powerful black printer, bookseller, and publisher in nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro.

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Cyborgs, Sexuality, and the Undead

The Body in Mexican and Brazilian Speculative Fiction
Author(s): M. Elizabeth Ginway
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Unexpected approaches to the body in the science fiction and fantasy of Mexico and Brazil

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Delivering Health

Midwifery and Development in Mexico
Author(s): Lydia Z. Dixon
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Mexican midwives' complex confrontations with poor maternal conditions and a state legacy of inequality and violence

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The Restless Dead

Necrowriting and Disappropriation
Author(s): Cristina Rivera Garza
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Writing is not a solitary feat—if we write, we write with others

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In Search of Providence

Transnational Mayan Identities, Updated Edition
Author(s): Patricia Foxen
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How the experiences of indigenous Guatemalans at the U.S. border must be understood within the context of violence, exclusion, and dislocation
 

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Higglers in Kingston

Women's Informal Work in Jamaica
Author(s): Winnifred Brown-Glaude
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Navigating a Caribbean economy, hidden in plain sight

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Food, Texts, and Cultures in Latin America and Spain


Editor(s): Rafael Climent-Espino, Ana M. Gomez-Bravo
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A foundational text in the emerging field of Latin American and Iberian food studies

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Sex, Skulls, and Citizens

Gender and Racial Science in Argentina (1860-1910)
Author(s): Ashley Elizabeth Kerr
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The Indigenous and European women at the heart of the nineteenth-century Argentine scientific enterprise

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Sounds of the Citizens

Dancehall and Community in Jamaica
Author(s): Anne M. Galvin
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Dancehall as a way of life and a cultural force in the community of Jamaica

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Living Quixote

Performative Activism in Contemporary Brazil and the Americas
Author(s): Rogelio Minana
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How the literary classic Don Quixote is appropriated in social justice theater and youth activism in Brazil and throughout the Americas

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Iberian Empires and the Roots of Globalization


Editor(s): Ivonne del Valle, Anna More, Rachel Sarah O'Toole
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An essential volume for understanding the history of globalization from an Iberian perspective

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La proyección del neoliberalismo

Las transformaciones del cine mexicano (1988–2012)
Author(s): Ignacio M. Sanchez Prado
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Ahora por primera vez en español, el clásico estudio de Ignacio Sánchez Prado sobre el cine mexicano y su proyección a nivel nacional e internacional

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Writing Revolution in Latin America

From Martí to García Márquez to Bolaño
Author(s): Juan E. De Castro
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A decade-by-decade look at literary depictions of revolution in Latin America from the 1960s to the present

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Changing Birth in the Andes

Culture, Policy, and Safe Motherhood in Peru
Author(s): Lucia Guerra-Reyes
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The challenges of culturally respectful birth for indigenous women in Latin America

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In the Shadow of Powers

Dantes Bellegarde in Haitian Social Thought
Author(s): Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
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One of the first works to position Haitians as producers of meaningful intellectual and political thought

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Atenco Lives!

Filmmaking and Popular Struggle in Mexico
Author(s): Livia K. Stone
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How the activists of the controversial popular uprising in Atenco, Mexico, use films as tools of social change

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A Good Position for Birth

Pregnancy, Risk, and Development in Southern Belize
Author(s): Aminata Maraesa
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Behind the faceless statistics, the lived reproductive realities for pregnant women and maternal care providers in southern Belize

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From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans

Indigenous Media Production and Engagement in Latin America
Editor(s): Richard Pace
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A collection examining not only video production, but a variety of other ways that Indigenous peoples engage with media across Latin America

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Transforming Therapy

Mental Health Practice and Cultural Change in Mexico
Author(s): Whitney L. Duncan
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Oaxaca, an unexpected site of the transnational spread of psychological and psychiatric ways of knowing and working upon the self

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Beyond Cuban Waters

Africa, La Yuma, and the Island's Global Imagination
Author(s): Paul Ryer
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Discovering popular culture around the world, and bringing it back to Cuba

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No Limits to Their Sway

Cartagena's Privateers and the Masterless Caribbean in the Age of Revolutions
Author(s): Edgardo Perez Morales
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A fresh perspective on a Revolutionary era, focusing on the role of Afro-Caribbean privateers in the struggle for South American independence from Spain

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Jungle Fever

Exploring Madness and Medicine in Twentieth-Century Tropical Narratives
Author(s): Charlotte Rogers
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The sinister "jungle"—that ill-defined and amorphous place where civilization has no foothold and survival is always in doubt—is the terrifying setting for countless works of the imagination. Films like Apocalypse Now, television shows like Lost, and of course stories like ...

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Vodun in Coastal Benin

Unfinished, Open-Ended, Global
Author(s): Dana Rush
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Understanding Vodun's cultural synthesis as an unfinished aesthetic that emphasizes process over product and efficacy over beauty

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The Moral Electricity of Print

Transatlantic Education and the Lima Women's Circuit, 1876-1910
Author(s): Ronald Briggs
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How the Lima literary community influenced education, publishing, and a new equality in the post-colonial American world

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Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War

A Global Perspective
Editor(s): Philip E. Muehlenbeck
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The hidden battlefront of the Cold War era: the fight against gender norms and roles

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Creating Carmen Miranda

Race, Camp, and Transnational Stardom
Author(s): Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez
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The brilliant life of the Brazilian Bombshell

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The Merchant of Havana

The Jew in the Cuban Abolitionist Archive
Author(s): Stephen Silverstein
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The rise of anti-Semitism in Cuba, the need to vilify in an age of uncertainty

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Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Native Archive and the Circulation of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico


Author(s): Amber Brian
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How history was saved in seventeenth-century Mexico

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Empire's End

Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World
Editor(s): Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr.
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Discovering the undefinable end of the Spanish Empire

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Sustaining the Borderlands in the Age of NAFTA

Development, Politics, and Participation on the US-Mexico Border
Author(s): Suzanne Simon
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The reality of environmental activism and political participation on the US-Mexico border

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The Legacy of Christopher Columbus in the Americas

New Nations and a Transatlantic Discourse of Empire
Author(s): Elise Bartosik-Velez
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The meaning of Christopher Columbus throughout the so-called New World

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The Man Who Wrote Pancho Villa

Martin Luis Guzman and the Politics of Life Writing
Author(s): Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody
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Martin Luis Guzman, a force of nature in Mexican politics and culture

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Nicaragua and the Politics of Utopia

Development and Culture in the Modern State
Author(s): Daniel Chavez
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In Nicaragua, the perfect state is always just out of reach

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Black Writing, Culture, and the State in Latin America


Editor(s): Jerome C. Branche
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A thorough and in-depth look at Afro-Hispanic cultural life in Latin America

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Practically Invisible

Coastal Ecuador, Tourism, and the Politics of Authenticity
Author(s): Kimbra Smith
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Becoming indigenous again, for the survival of their community

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Screening Neoliberalism

Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012
Author(s): Ignacio M. Sanchez Prado
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The silver screen of Mexico, as it appears at home and abroad

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Nineteenth-Century Spanish America

A Cultural History
Author(s): Christopher Conway
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The life of Spanish America in the nineteenth century

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Popular Politics and Rebellion in Mexico

Manuel Lozada and La Reforma, 1855-1876
Author(s): Zachary Brittsan
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The untold story of a mestizo rebel as he helped change the course of Mexican history.

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Medicine and Nation Building in the Americas, 1890-1940


Author(s): Jose Amador
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In the history of US public health initiatives, a sign of interventionist policies to come

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The Golden Leaf

How Tobacco Shaped Cuba and the Atlantic World
Author(s): Charlotte Cosner
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Tobacco's four hundred years as a global chess piece, a vital part of a fragile economy, and forbidden fruit of a Communist country

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Coloniality, Religion, and the Law in the Early Iberian World


Editor(s): Santa Arias, Raul Marrero-Fente
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From postcolonial, interdisciplinary, and transnational perspectives, this collection of original essays looks at the experience of Spain's empire in the Atlantic and the Pacific and its cultural production.

Hispanic Issues Series
Nicholas Spadaccini, Editor-in-Chief

Hispa...

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Becoming the Tupamaros

Solidarity and Transnational Revolutionaries in Uruguay and the United States
Author(s): Lindsey Churchill
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In a global world of revolution, no revolutionary is an island

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Latin American Icons

Fame Across Borders
Editor(s): Dianna C. Niebylski, Patrick O'Connor
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The faces of Che, Frida, Evita, Carmen Miranda, and other icons represent Latin America both to a global public that sees these faces constantly reproduced, and to Latin Americans themselves. With equal parts idolatry and iconoclasm, Latin American Icons recognizes and interrogates those Lati...

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The Araucaniad


Author(s): Alonso de Ercilla Y Zuniga
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The first English translation of this epic masterpiece of Chilean poetry.

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Domesticating Empire

Enlightenment in Spanish America
Author(s): Karen Stolley
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The lost world of eighteenth-century Latin American literature

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Shade-Grown Slavery

The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in Cuba
Author(s): William C. Van Norman
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Enslaved communities on the same island, worlds apart in experiences

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Shaping the Motherhood of Indigenous Mexico


Author(s): Vania Smith-Oka
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Development programs that control reproduction and mothering practices while offering women empowerment

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Religion and the Cold War

A Global Perspective
Editor(s): Philip Muehlenbeck
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The influence of faith in the conflicts that defined the Cold War

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Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War

A Global Perspective
Editor(s): Philip Muehlenbeck
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The racial front in the global Cold War

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The Latin American Literary Boom and U.S. Nationalism during the Cold War


Author(s): Deborah Cohn
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How the dissemination of Latin American literature in the U.S. was "caught between the desire to support the literary revolution of the Boom writers and the fear of revolutionary politics" (John King).

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Spectacle and Topophilia

Reading Early Modern and Postmodern Hispanic Cultures
Editor(s): David R. Castillo, Bradley J. Nelson
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Significant places and spaces, from Granada and Catalonia to Buenos Aires and the Chicago Columbian Exposition

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Poiesis and Modernity in the Old and New Worlds


Editor(s): Anthony J. Cascardi, Leah Middlebrook
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Poetic making from Cervantes and Gongora to Descartes and Locke

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Everyday Reading

Print Culture and Collective Identity in the Rio de la Plata, 1780-1910
Author(s): William Garrett Acree
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The power of literacy in revolution and daily life

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Deviant and Useful Citizens

The Cultural Production of the Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Peru
Author(s): Mariselle Melendez
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Constructing and controlling women in Colonial South America

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Missionary Scientists

Jesuit Science in Spanish South America, 1570-1810
Author(s): Andres I. Prieto
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The first scientists of the New World

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Maximilian, Mexico, and the Invention of Empire


Author(s): Kristine Ibsen
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In Maximilian, Mexico, and the Invention of Empire, the cultural legacy of the Second Mexican Empire is examined as essential to modern understandings of empire and nation. The Second Empire refers to the brief period (1864-1867) during which Napoleon III sought to consolidate his control in ...

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Tropes of Enlightenment in the Age of Bolivar

Simon Rodriguez and the American Essay at Revolution
Author(s): Ronald Briggs
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The life and work of a mentor to Simon Bolivar

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The Inverted Conquest

The Myth of Modernity and the Transatlantic Onset of Modernism
Author(s): Alejandro Mejias-Lopez
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Modernismo (1880s-1920s) is considered one of the most groundbreaking literary movements in Hispanic history, as it transformed literature in Spanish to an extent not seen since the Renaissance. As Alejandro Mejias-Lopez demonstrates, however, modernismo was also groundbreaking in ano...

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Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America

Re-Rooted Cultures, Identities, and Nations
Editor(s): William G Acree, Juan Carlos Gonzalez Espitia
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How did culture and identity take root as the new nations and state institutions were being fashioned across Latin America after the wars of independence? These original essays tease out the power of print and visual cultures, examine the impact of carnival, delve into religion and war, and study t...

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Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions

Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil, Second Edition
Author(s): Richard G. Parker
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Winner of the Ruth Benedict Prize from the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists

Originally published in the early 1990s, Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions quickly became a classic ethnographic study of the social, cultural and historical construction of sexuality and sexual ...

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Gunshots at the Fiesta

Literature and Politics in Latin America
Author(s): Maarten van Delden, Yvon Grenier
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A fresh and stimulating perspective on the relationship between literature and politics in Latin America

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Latin American Jewish Cultural Production


Editor(s): David William Foster
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Latin America is home to roughly half a million Jews, preponderantly Ashkenazic Jews. The majority are concentrated in Argentina, but Brazil and Mexico are also home to significant Jewish communities, as are major urban centers in other countries. Jews in Latin America, in addition to their promine...

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Post-Authoritarian Cultures

Spain and Latin America's Southern Cone
Editor(s): Luis Martin-Estudillo, Roberto Ampuero
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This volume explores the role played by culture in the transition to democracy in Latin America's Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile) and Spain, with a focus on opposing stances of acceptance and defiance by artists and intellectuals in post-authoritarian regimes....

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Spanish and Empire


Editor(s): Nelsy Echavez-Solano, Kenya C. Dworkin y Mendez
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Essays in this volume deal with the historical, linguistic, and ideological legacy of the Spanish Empire and its language in the New World....

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Reason and Its Others

Italy, Spain, and the New World
Editor(s): David R. Castillo, Massimo Lollini
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By exploring manifestations of normative and non-normative thinking in the geopolitical and cultural contexts of Early Modern Italy, Spain, and the American colonies, this volume hopes to encourage interdisciplinary discussions on the early modern notions of reason and unreason, good and evil, justi...

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Hierarchy, Commerce, and Fraud in Bourbon Spanish America

A Postal Inspector's Expose
Author(s): Ruth Hill
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Using El lazarillo de ciegos caminantes (the "Guide for Blind Rovers" by Alonso Carrio de Lavandera, the best known work of the era) as a jumping off point for a sprawling discussion of 18th-century Spanish America, Ruth Hill argues for a richer, more nuanced understanding of the relationshi...

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Hispanic Baroques

Reading Cultures in Context
Editor(s): Nicholas Spadaccini, Luis Martin-Estudillo
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Essays focus on Baroque as a concept and category of analysis which has been central to an understanding of Hispanic cultures during the last several hundred years...

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Ideologies of Hispanism


Editor(s): Mabel Morana
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Bringing together contributions from top specialists in Hispanic studies - both Peninsular and Latin American - this volume explores a variety of critical issues related to the historical, political, and ideological configuration of the field. Dealing with Hispanism in both Latin America and the Uni...

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Exile and Cultural Hegemony

Spanish Intellectuals in Mexico, 1939-1975
Author(s): Sebastiaan Faber
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After Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War, a great many of the country's intellectuals went into exile in Mexico. During the three and a half decades of Francoist dictatorship, these exiles held that the Republic, not Francoism, represented the authentic culture of Spain. In this env...

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History and Memory in the Two Souths

Recent Southern and Spanish American Fiction
Author(s): Deborah Cohn
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It is commonplace among literary critics to refer to William Faulkner's influence on Spanish American literature. Yet few studies have delved seriously into why the attraction of the writings of this southerner has been so powerful. In this bold new study, Deborah N. Cohn addresses this question squ...

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Gender and Nationalism in Colonial Cuba

The Travels of Santa Cruz y Montalvo, Condesa de Merlin
Author(s): Adriana Mendez Rodenas
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Author of novels, memoirs, and travel writings, Maria de las Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo, better known as la Condesa de Merlin (1789-1852), is arguably one of Cuba's most engaging authors; yet until now her works have gone largely ignored.

Born in colonial Havana to an aristocratic Creole fami...

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Dance Between Two Cultures

Latino Caribbean Literature Written in the United States
Author(s): William Luis
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Offers insights on Latino Caribbean writers born or raised in the United States who are at the vanguard of a literary movement that has captured both critical and popular interest.

In this groundbreaking study, William Luis analyzes the most salient and representative narrative and poetic works o...

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