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Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas


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A New Struggle for Independence in Modern Latin America

A New Struggle for Independence in Modern Latin America

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Pablo A. Baisotti
September 30, 2021

This volume explores several notable themes related to foreign affairs in Latin America and the reconfiguration of the power of the different states in the region. It offers insightful historical perspectives for understanding national, regional and global issues from the beginning of the 20th ...

Problems and Alternatives in the Modern Americas

Problems and Alternatives in the Modern Americas

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Pablo A. Baisotti
September 30, 2021

This volume explores several notable themes related to political processes in Latin America and offers insightful historical perspectives to understand national, regional, and global issues in the continent from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. The collected essays focus on ...

American Divergences in the Great Recession

American Divergences in the Great Recession

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Daniele Pompejano
September 15, 2021

Globalization is quite different from internationalization: the by-now global market economy overwhelmed the sovereignty of the old national states. Close to the 2007 crisis, some de-coupling effects were consequent in most developed countries in comparison with the ex-Third World. Latin America ...

Social and Political Transitions During the Left Turn in Latin America

Social and Political Transitions During the Left Turn in Latin America

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Karen Silva-Torres, Carolina Rozo-Higuera, Daniel S. Leon
September 10, 2021

Social and Political Transitions During the Left Turn in Latin America provides fourteen contributions to understand, from a multidisciplinary perspective, processes of socio-political reconfigurations in the region from the early 2000s to the mid-2010s. The Left Turn was the regional shift to ...

Rio de Janeiro in the Global Meat Market, c. 1850 to c. 1930 How Fresh and Salted Meat Arrived at the Carioca Table

Rio de Janeiro in the Global Meat Market, c. 1850 to c. 1930: How Fresh and Salted Meat Arrived at the Carioca Table

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By Maria-Aparecida Lopes
July 20, 2021

This book examines the meat provision system of Rio de Janeiro from the 1850s to the 1930s. Until the 1920s, Rio was Brazil’s economic hub, main industrial city, and prime consumer market. Meat consumption was an indicator of living standards and a matter of public concern. The work unveils that in...

Translating Cuba Literature, Music, Film, Politics

Translating Cuba: Literature, Music, Film, Politics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Robert S. Lesman
July 13, 2021

Cuban culture has long been available to English speakers via translation. This study examines the complex ways in which English renderings of Cuban texts from various domains—poetry, science fiction, political and military writing, music, film—have represented, reshaped, or amended original texts....

The Nixon Administration and Cuba Continuity and Rupture

The Nixon Administration and Cuba: Continuity and Rupture

1st Edition

By Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
May 11, 2021

This book presents a detailed analysis of the U.S. policy that was adopted toward Cuba by the Richard M. Nixon administration between January 20, 1969, and August 8, 1974. Based on governmental, as well as other, sources from both the U.S. and Cuba, this book examines the rupture where the policy ...

The Unheard Voice of Law in Bartolomé de Las Casas’s Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias

The Unheard Voice of Law in Bartolomé de Las Casas’s Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias

1st Edition

By David T. Orique
April 13, 2021

The Unheard Voice of Law in Bartolomé de las Casas’s Brevísima relación de la destruición de las Indias reinterprets Las Casas’s controversial treatise as a legal document, whose legal character is linked to civil and ecclesial genres of the Early Modern and late Renaissance juridical tradition. ...

The Johnson Administration's Cuba Policy From

The Johnson Administration's Cuba Policy: From "Dirty War" to Passive Containment

1st Edition

By Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
December 07, 2020

This book presents the reader with a detailed analysis of the U.S. policy toward Cuba that was designed and adopted by the Lyndon B. Johnson administration. Based in governmental and other sources from both the U.S. and Cuba, the book analyzes the changes in the U.S. policy and its political and ...

Cartographic Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Americas

Cartographic Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Americas

1st Edition

Edited By Ernesto Capello, Julia B. Rosenbaum
November 17, 2020

During the nineteenth century, gridding, graphing, and surveying proliferated as never before as nations and empires expanded into hitherto "unknown" territories. Though nominally geared toward justifying territorial claims and collecting scientific data, expeditions also produced vast troves of ...

Education in Revolutionary Struggles Iván Illich, Paulo Freire, Ernesto Guevara and Latin American Thought

Education in Revolutionary Struggles: Iván Illich, Paulo Freire, Ernesto Guevara and Latin American Thought

1st Edition

By Andrés Donoso Romo
September 14, 2020

Education in Revolutionary Struggles introduces us to the fascinating world of Latin American educational thought in the third quarter of the 20th century. It discusses the contributions of three of the most distinguished intellectuals of the period – Iván Illich, Paulo Freire and Ernesto Guevara –...

Hearing Enslaved Voices African and Indian Slave Testimony in British and French America, 1700–1848

Hearing Enslaved Voices: African and Indian Slave Testimony in British and French America, 1700–1848

1st Edition

Edited By Sophie White, Trevor Burnard
September 02, 2020

This book focuses on alternative types of slave narratives, especially courtroom testimony, and interrogates how such narratives were produced, the societies (both those that were majority slave societies and those in which slaves were a distinct minority of the population) in which testimony was ...

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