Latin American History Products

  • Transforming Brazil

    A History of National Development in the Postwar Era

    By Rafael R. Ioris

    In this book, Rafael R. Ioris critically revisits the postwar context in Brazil to reexamine traditional questions and notions pertaining to the nature of Latin America’s political culture and institutions. It was in this period that the region lived some of its most intense and successful…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27

  • Latin America since 1780

    3rd Edition

    By Will Fowler

    Latin America since 1780 provides an accessible introductory text aimed at Spanish linguists and historians taking modules in Latin American history. It provides a compelling continental-based historical narrative supported throughout by incisive evaluation, pedagogical features, and authentic…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Modern History for Modern Languages

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2016

    24th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 24th 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. New for 2016:- analysis of all recent…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Latin American History Goes to the Movies

    Understanding Latin America's Past through Film

    By Stewart Brewer

    Latin American History Goes to the Movies combines the study of the rich history of Latin America with the medium of feature film. In this concise and accessible book, author Stewart Brewer helps readers understand key themes and issues in Latin American history, from pre-Columbian times to the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-07

  • Mexico's Uneven Development

    The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality

    By Oscar J. Martinez

    Mexico and the United States may be neighbors, but their economies offer stark contrasts. In Mexico’s Uneven Development: The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality, Oscar J. Martínez explores Mexico’s history to explain why Mexico remains less developed than the United States. Weaving…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09

  • The Essential History of Mexico

    From Pre-Conquest to Present

    By Philip Russell

    The full text of The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present traces the last 500 years of Mexican history, from the indigenous empires devastated by the Spanish conquest through the 21st-century, including the election of 2012. Written in a clear and accessible manner, the book offers a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • The Memorialization of Genocide

    Edited by Simone Gigliotti

    Divided societies, tormented pasts, and unrepentant perpetrators. Why are some countries more intent on vanquishing uncomfortable pasts than others? How do public and often unsightly attempts at memorialisation both fail the victims and valorize their oppressors? This book offers fresh and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24

  • Pillaging the Empire

    Global Piracy on the High Seas, 1500-1750

    By Kris Lane

    Between 1500 and 1750, European expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. Pillaging the Empire tells the fascinating story of maritime predation in this period, including the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03

  • Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation

    By Franklin J. Franco

    Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies

  • Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25

2Series in Latin American History

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