Latin American History Products

  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion; division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • A History of Indigenous Latin America

    Araucanians to Zapatistas, 1st Edition

    By Rene Harder Horst

    Indigenous people have played an incredibly important role in the history of the Americas. From their earliest encounters with Europeans, which helped shape the institutions of the colonial period, to recent mobilizations that have toppled regimes and put one of their own into power, the indigenous…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • The Drug War in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. White

    Over the past century, the war against illegal drugs has reshaped both the United States and Latin American societies. Throughout that time, the legitimacy of this drug war has also been fiercely debated. This concise and accessible book brings together the history of the drug war in the U.S. and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

    The colonial heritage and its renewed aftermaths – expressed in the inter-American experiences of slavery, indigeneity, dependence and freedom movements, to mention only a few aspects, – form a common ground of experience in the Western Hemisphere. The flow of peoples, goods, knowledge and finances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income, and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • The Mobilization and Demobilization of Middle-Class Revolt

    Comparative Insights from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Ozarow

    Adopting as a case study Argentina’s popular uprisings against neoliberalism, which peaked in 2001-02 with subsequent mass protests, The Mobilization and Demobilization of Middle-Class Revolt analyses two decades of longitudinal research (1995-2018), including World Bank and Latinobarometer…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Science and Society in Latin America

    Peripheral Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Kreimer

    In the form of a sociological pilgrimage, this book approaches some topics essential to understanding the role of science in Latin America, juxtaposing several approaches and exploring three main lines: First, the production and use of knowledge in these countries, viewed from a historical and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    This comprehensive introduction to the anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean offers broad coverage of culture and society in the region, taking into account historical developments as well as the roles of power and inequality. The chapters address key topics such as colonialism,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • The Missile Crisis from a Cuban Perspective

    Historical, Archaeological and Anthropological Reflections, 1st Edition

    By Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta

    Previous works on the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) have approached the topic from the point of view of the U.S. and its allies, while Cuban experiences have still not been sufficiently discussed. This book presents new aspects which have seldom – or never – been offered before, giving a detailed…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean

    The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared, 1st Edition

    By Helen M. McKee

    Bringing together Jamaican Maroons and indigenous communities into one framework – for the first time – McKee compares and contrasts how these non-white, semi-autonomous communities were ultimately reduced by Anglophone colonists. In particular, questions are asked about Maroon and Creek…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge

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