History: Latin American History

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico

    By Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara

    In this title, first published in 1984, the author examines the social and political forces surrounding the practice of anthropology at different periods in the history of Mexico since 1917. She does this by analysing and tracing the development of competing anthropological perspectives, from…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

    Edited by Jerome C Branche

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism, one that contains all of its outcomes. These borderland stories present a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World: New Sources and New Findings book cover

    Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World

    New Sources and New Findings

    Edited by Jane Landers

    This book highlights newly-discovered and underutilized sources for the study of slavery and abolition. It features the contributions of scholars who work with Portuguese, Spanish, German, Dutch, and Swedish materials from Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their work draws on legal suits, merchant…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature

    By Ann González

    This volume is the first book-length study in English to explore how the effects of a traumatic colonial experience are (re)presented to Latin American children today, almost two centuries after the dismantling of colonialism proper. By analyzing a variety of texts written, adapted, or marketed…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Pacific Basin: An Introduction book cover

    The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz

    Edited by Emilie L. Bergmann, Stacey Schlau

    Called by her contemporaries the "Tenth Muse," Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648–1695) has continued to stir both popular and scholarly imaginations.  While generations of Mexican schoolchildren have memorized her satirical verses, only since the 1970s has her writing received consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

  • The United States and Latin America: A History with Documents book cover

    The United States and Latin America

    A History with Documents

    By Jeffrey Taffet, Dustin Walcher

    The United States and Latin America presents a complex and dynamic view of the relationship between the United States and Latin America. Through a combination of targeted, thematic chapters and a range of freshly-translated documents,  Jeffrey F. Taffet and Dustin Walcher …

    Paperback – 2017-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Oral History in Latin America: Unlocking the Spoken Archive book cover

    Oral History in Latin America

    Unlocking the Spoken Archive

    By David Carey Jr

    This field guide to oral history in Latin America addresses methodological, ethical, and interpretive issues arising from the region’s unique milieu. With careful consideration of the challenges of working in Latin America – including those of language, culture, performance, translation, and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Travel, War, and the State in Latin America

    The Desertmakers

    By Javier Uriarte

    This book studies how the rhetoric of travel introduces different conceptualizations of space and time in scenarios of war during the last decades of the 19th century, in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. By examining accounts of war and travel in the context of the consolidation of state…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Football and Literature in South America book cover

    Football and Literature in South America

    By David Wood

    South America is a region that enjoys an unusually high profile as the origin of some of the world’s greatest writers and most celebrated footballers. This is the first book to undertake a systematic study of the relationship between football and literature across South America. Beginning with the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Authority and Spectacle in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honor of Teofilo F. Ruiz book cover

    Authority and Spectacle in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Essays in Honor of Teofilo F. Ruiz

    Edited by Yuen-Gen Liang, Jarbel Rodriguez

    Bringing together distinguished scholars in honor of Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz, this volume presents original and innovative research on the critical and uneasy relationship between authority and spectacle in the period from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries, focusing on Spain, the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

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