History: Latin American History

  • The Social History of the Brazilian Samba book cover

    The Social History of the Brazilian Samba

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Shaw

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the impact of political, social and cultural developments on the nation’s most popular musical form, samba, in the context of the period 1930-45, one of huge social change in Brazil, with the introduction of industrialization under the authoritarian…

    Paperback – 2020-08-28 
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  • Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora book cover

    Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Wellmeier

    Originally published in 1998, Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora examines the lives and the continuing ritual traditions of the Mayas in the United States. The book focuses on a predominantly Maya town in rural Florida and shows how members of this ancient Central American civilization use…

    Paperback – 2020-02-04
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • The Origins of Cocaine: Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes book cover

    The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
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  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture book cover

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    1st Edition

    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. These borderland stories present a future of integrated networks in which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anti-colonialism book cover

    Toward a [email protected] Hip Hop Anti-colonialism

    1st Edition

    By Pancho McFarland

    Toward a [email protected] Hip Hop Anti-Colonialism makes visible the anti-colonial, alterNative politics in hip hop texts created by [email protected] and [email protected] (indigenous-identified people of Mexican descent in the United States). McFarland builds on indigenous knowledge, anarchism, and transnational feminism to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica book cover

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    1st Edition

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
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  • Transnational South America: Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860s-1900s book cover

    Transnational South America

    Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860s-1900s, 1st Edition

    By Ori Preuss

    At the crossroad of intellectual, diplomatic, and cultural history, this book examines flows of information, men, and ideas between South American cities—mainly the port-capitals of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro—during the period of their modernization. The book reconstructs this largely…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
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  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
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  • The Routledge History of Latin American Culture book cover

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Manuel Salomon

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the twentieth century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of resistance, the effects of Eurocentrism, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
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    Routledge Histories

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power: Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power

    Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance, 1st Edition

    By Inés Durán Matute

    Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
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  • Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico book cover

    Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Disability and Colonialism: (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities book cover

    Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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