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  • Ephemeral Historiesby Camilo D. Trumper

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    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...

  • 259 sauts, un immortelby Alicia Kozameh; Anne-Claire Huby

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Un ensemble captivant de réflexions basées sur des résonances personnelles et collectives 259 sauts ou tentatives pour dire l'exil politique, sous ses multiples facettes, dans ses composantes multiples, dans les combinatoires possibles de l'ici, maintenant, là-bas, avant, du je et des autres, dans ses tiraillements, joies, peines, absences et disparitions.... more...

  • The Cry of the Renegadeby Raymond B. Craib

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Twenty four year old José Domingo Gómez Rojas died on September 29, 1920, after two months in police custody. Why and how did Gómez Rojas--the "young hope of Chilean poetry," as Pablo Neruda would call him--end up dead in police custody? This book narrates the remarkable lives and political work undertaken by Gómez Rojas and his fellow workers and... more...

  • Becoming Black Political Subjectsby Tianna S. Paschel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    After decades of denying racism and underplaying cultural diversity, Latin American states began adopting transformative ethno-racial legislation in the late 1980s. In addition to symbolic recognition of indigenous peoples and black populations, governments in the region created a more pluralistic model of citizenship and made significant reforms... more...

  • Political Struggle, Ideology, and State Buildingby Jeffrey Carl Mosher

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 50.00

    The collapse of the Portuguese empire in the Americas in the early nineteenth century did not immediately or easily translate into the formation of the independent nation-state of Brazil. While ?Brazil? had geographic meaning, it did not constitute a cohesive political identity that could draw on basic loyalties. The tumultuous struggle to nationhood... more...

  • Brazil in Transitionby Lee J. Alston; Marcus André Melo; Bernardo Mueller; Carlos Pereira

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    Brazil is the world's sixth-largest economy, and for the first three-quarters of the twentieth century was one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. While the country underwent two decades of unrelenting decline from 1975 to 1994, the economy has rebounded dramatically. How did this nation become an emerging power? Brazil in Transition ... more...

  • The Politics of Social Policy Change in Chile and Uruguayby Rossana Castiglioni Nunez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    This work explains the causes of social policy reform in Chile and Uruguay in the areas of health care, pensions and education. Until the 1970s, Chile and Uruguay shared striking similarities. more...

  • A History of Anthropology as a Holistic Scienceby Glynn Custred

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99

    A History of Anthropology as a Holistic Science discusses the four fields of anthropology as a holistic science and the feasibility of such an approach through an examination of its history and its philosophical foundation. It elucidates the 1960s movement that threatens to discredit the discipline as an effective way of understanding humankind.... more...

  • The Cloudsby Juan José Saer; Hilary Vaughn Dobel

    Open Letter 2016; US$ 9.99

    A doctor leads five mental patients to an asylum in this meditation on exile, madness, and the writing process. more...

  • Slavery and Politicsby Rafael Marquese; Tâmis Parron; Márcia Berbel; Leonardo Marques

    University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 95.00

    The politics of slavery and slave trade in nineteenth-century Cuba and Brazil is the subject of this acclaimed study, first published in Brazil in 2010 and now available for the first time in English. more...