John Charles Chasteen

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Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence


Latin America's Struggle for Independence

Oxford University Press (2008)

Here is an engagingly written, compact history of the Latin American wars of independence....

Getting High: Marijuana through the Ages

Getting High

Marijuana through the Ages

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2016)

This fascinating book surveys the global history of marijuana, reaching back millennia to its...

Latin American Independence: An Anthology of Sources
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2010)

Maps and illustrations are included, as are a chronology of the Wars for Independence, suggestions...

The Gaucho Juan Moreira: True Crime in Nineteenth-Century Argentina

The Gaucho Juan Moreira

True Crime in Nineteenth-Century Argentina

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2014)

Argentinian writer Eduardo Gutiérrez (1851-1889) fashioned his seminal gauchesque novel from the...

The Alienist and Other Stories of Nineteenth-Century Brazil
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2013)

Accompanied by a thorough introduction to Brazil's Machado, Machado's Brazil, these vibrant new...