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  • Gendered Crossingsby Allyson M. Poska

    University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Gendered Crossings brings to life the diverse settings of the Iberian Atlantic and the transformations in the peasants’ gendered experiences as they moved around the Spanish Empire. more...

  • Darwin's Man in Brazilby David A. West

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    Fritz Müller (1821-1897), though not as well known as his colleague Charles Darwin, belongs in the cohort of great nineteenth-century naturalists. In Darwin’s Man in Brazil , David A. West recovers Müller’s legacy. He describes the close intellectual kinship between Müller and Darwin, detailing a lively correspondence spanning seventeen years, in... more...

  • Reshaping New Spainby Ethelia Ruiz Medrano

    University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 27.95

    Originally published in Mexico as Gobierno y Sociedad en Nueva Espana , Ethelia Ruiz Medrano's seminal study Reshaping New Spain is now available in an updated English edition. Drawing on extensive archival research, Ruiz examines the developing colonial institutions in Mexico and how they changed indigenous land ownership and labor laws to favor... more...

  • Simón Bolívarby Maureen G. Shanahan; Ana M Reyes

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    "Shows us how and why Simón Bolívar is still a major icon in Latin American culture. Cinema, politics, painting, literature, religion, and opera are all touched and marked by ‘El Libertador’ who is still very much an active force in Latin America."--Efraín Barradas, author of Mente, Mirada, Mano: Visiones y Revisiones de La Obra de Lorenzo Homar "An... more...

  • Fidel Castroby Alex Moore

    Racehorse Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    FIDEL CASTRO August 13, 1926 November 26, 2016. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.” -- Fidel Castro From revolutionary and symbol of strength to Cold War adversary, Fidel Castro was one of the world’s most controversial leaders, and perhaps its most enduring. As Cuba’s towering and charismatic president for nearly fifty... more...

  • Forgotten Peaceby Robert A. Karl

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Forgotten Peace examines Colombian society’s attempt to move beyond the Western Hemisphere’s worst mid-century conflict and shows how that effort molded notions of belonging and understandings of the past. Robert A. Karl reconstructs encounters between government officials, rural peoples, provincial elites, and urban intellectuals during a crucial... more...

  • Latin America In The World Economyby Frederick Stirton Weaver

    Avalon Publishing 2000; US$ 52.00

    Latin America in the World Economy considers the dual aspect of Latin American development: how external factors (phases of world capitalism since Columbus) interweave with internal factors (Latin American culture, politics, and social groups). Within his skillful approach, Weaver demonstrates how domestic social conflicts and power relations have... more...

  • A Pest in the Landby Suzanne Alchon

    University of New Mexico Press 2003; US$ 27.95

    In this timely study of all the reasons for extreme declines in native populations in the New World after colonization by Europeans, the author questions prevalent theories that exposure to Old World diseases was the sole cause of the devastation. more...

  • Female Citizens, Patriarchs, and the Law in Venezuela, 1786-1904by Arlene J. Diaz

    UNP - Nebraska 2004; US$ 39.95

    Female Citizens, Patriarchs, and the Law in Venezuela examines the effects that liberalism had on gender relations in the process of state formation in Caracas from the late eighteenth to the nineteenth century. The 1811 Venezuelan constitution granted everyone in the abstract, including women, the right to be citizens and equals, but at the same... more...

  • The Case of the Ugly Suitor and Other Histories of Love, Gender, and Nation in Buenoby Jeffrey M. Shumway

    UNP - Nebraska 2005; US$ 29.95

    In 1840 Gumerscindo Arroyo hoped to marry Francisca Canicoba, but her father forbade it. Consequently, Francisca took her father to court for permission to marry, where he objected on the grounds that Arroyo was simply too ugly.   In the courtrooms of nineteenth-century Buenos Aires, children battled parents in order to fulfill their romantic desires... more...