Latin American History Products

  • Latin America and Policy Diffusion

    From Import to Export, 1st Edition

    Edited by Osmany Porto De Oliveira, Cecilia Osorio Gonnet, Sergio Montero, Cristiane Kerches da Silva Leite

    Latin American countries have for a long time been importers of public policies and institutions from the Global North. The colonial legacy and resulting patterns of international relations during the 20th century favoured a course of adoption and hybridization of political institutions. In recent…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Anne Tittor, Daniel Hawkins, Eleonora Rohland

    This handbook explores the political economy and governance of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. Forty-six chapters cover a range of inter-American key concepts and dynamics. The flow of peoples, goods, resources, knowledge and finances have on the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Dressing Global Bodies

    The Political Power of Dress in World History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly Lemire, Giorgio Riello

    Dressing Global Bodies addresses the complex politics of dress and fashion from a global perspective spanning four centuries, tying the early global to more contemporary times, to reveal clothing practice as a key cultural phenomenon and mechanism of defining one’s identity. This collection of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Bad Christians, New Spains

    Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Byron Ellsworth Hamann

    This book centers on two inquisitorial investigations, both of which began in the 1540s. One involved the relations of Europeans and Native Americans in an Oaxacan town of Yanhuitlán (in New Spain, today’s Mexico). The other involved relations of Moriscos (recent Muslim converts to Catholicism) and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • Spain and the American Revolution

    New Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Paquette, Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

    Though the participation of France in the American Revolution is well-established in the historiography, the role of Spain, France’s ally, is relatively understudied and underappreciated. Spain's involvement in the conflict formed part of a global struggle between empires and directly influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Desertmakers

    Travel, War, and the State in Latin America, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil's dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicize charges of torture against…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2020

    28th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 28th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists. General Survey Essays written by…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • Transnational Perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Mander, David Midgley, Christine Beaule

    Ranging geographically from Tierra del Fuego to California and the Caribbean, and historically from early European sightings and the utopian projects of would-be colonizers to the present-day cultural politics of migrant communities and international relations, this volume presents a rich variety…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • The Iberian World

    1450–1820, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World: 1450–1820 brings together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies, providing in-depth analysis of fifteenth- to early nineteenth-century Portugal and Spain, their European possessions, and the African, Asian, and American peoples that were under…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The War on Drugs in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. White

    The War on Drugs in the Americas brings together the history of the War on Drugs in the US and Latin America to reveal how, since 1914, when the US first criminalized the non-medical use of narcotics, the trade and violence associated with drugs has developed throughout the hemisphere. This concise…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

7Series in Latin American History

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