Routledge Studies in Global Latin America publishes critical, post-Area Studies scholarship that connects local histories with the global history of modernity. The editors are keen to publish in those areas where Latin or Iberian America has played a pioneering role in global history.
By Mariana Françozo
February 23, 2023
This volume presents the first extensive census of the surviving copies of the treatise Historia Naturalis Brasiliae in libraries worldwide and examines the book from a variety of interdisciplinary viewpoints. The chapters in this volume are written by scholars from different fields of knowledge, ...
By Mark Thurner, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
December 28, 2022
The Invention of Humboldt is a game-changing volume of essays by leading scholars of the Hispanic world that explodes many myths about Alexander von Humboldt and his world. Rather than ‘follow in Humboldt’s footsteps,’ this book outlines the new critical horizon of post-Humboldtian Humboldt studies...
By Gustavo Sorá
September 26, 2022
This book presents a cultural history of Latin America as seen through a symbolic good and a practice – the book, and the act of publication – two elements that have had an irrefutable power in shaping the modern world. The volume combines multiple theoretical approaches and empirical landscapes ...
By Mark Thurner
May 24, 2019
The global phenomenon of decolonization was born in the Americas in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The First Wave of Decolonization is the first volume in any language to describe and analyze the scope and meanings of decolonization during this formative period. It demonstrates...