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  • The Shining Pathby Gustavo Gorriti

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    First published in Peru in 1990, The Shining Path was immediately hailed as one of the finest works on the insurgency that plagued that nation for over fifteen years. A richly detailed and absorbing account, it covers the dramatic years between the guerrillas' opening attack in 1980 and President Fernando Belaunde's reluctant decision to send in... more...

  • South American Independenceby Catherine Davies; Hilary Owen; Claire Brewster

    Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 72.99 US$ 65.69

    The struggles for independence in Latin America during the first half of the nineteenth century were accompanied by a wide-ranging debate about political rights, nationality and citizenship. In South American Independence, Catherine Davies, Claire Brewster and Hilary Owen investigate the neglected role of gender in that discussion. Examining women... more...

  • Ephemeral Historiesby Camilo D. Trumper

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    Politics under Salvador Allende was a battle fought in the streets. Everyday attempts to ? ganar la calle ? allowed a wide range of urban residents to voice potent political opinions. Santiaguinos  marched through the streets chanting slogans, seized public squares, and plastered city walls with graffiti, posters, and murals. Urban art might only... more...

  • Native Capitalby Anne Hanley

    Stanford University Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    This book analyzes the contribution of financial market institutions?banks and the stock and bond exchange?to Săo Paulo's economic modernization at the turn of the twentieth century. more...

  • Creating Charismatic Bonds in Argentinaby Donna J. Guy

    University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 95.00

    Focusing on the first era of Peronism, from 1946 to 1955, this work shows how President Perón and the First Lady created charismatic ways to link themselves to Argentine supporters through letter writing. more...

  • Slave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political Citizenshipby Celso Thomas Castilho

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 28.95

    Celso Thomas Castilho offers original perspectives on the political upheaval surrounding the process of slave emancipation in postcolonial Brazil. He shows how the abolition debates in Pernambuco transformed the practices of political citizenship and marked the first instance of a mass national political mobilization. In addition, he presents new... more...

  • Inca Garcilaso and Contemporary World-Makingby Sara Castro-Klarén; Christian Fernández

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    This edited volume offers new perspectives from leading scholars on the important work of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539?1616), one of the first Latin American writers to present an intellectual analysis of pre-Columbian history and culture and the ensuing colonial period. To the contributors, Inca Garcilaso?s Royal Commentaries of the Incas presented... more...

  • While the City Sleepsby Lila Caimari

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    While the City Sleeps  is an extraordinary work of scholarship from one of Argentina?s leading historians of modern Buenos Aires society and culture. In the late nineteenth century, the city saw a massive population boom and large-scale urban development. With these changes came rampant crime, a chaotic environment in the streets, and intense class... more...

  • Developing Annuities Marketsby Roberto Rocha

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99

    Developing Annuities Markets: The Experience of Chile is part of a multicountry World Bank project analyzing the market for retirement products. Among countries that have reformed their pension systems since the early 1990s, the Chilean case has emerged as the most relevant for drawing policy lessons on the role of the private sector in the provision... more...

  • The Priest of Paraguayby Hugh O'Shaughnessy

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Under the 60-year dictatorship of General Alfredo Stroessner's Colorado party, wealth and power became concentrated in the hands of a small few; until elections in 2008 broke the party's hold on the country. This book tells the story of how Fernando Lugo, a bishop from a deprived diocese, swept to victory and what this means for his country. more...