Latin American History Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Modern History for Modern Languages

  • 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 students understand key themes and issues in Latin American history, from pre-Columbian times to the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2016

    24th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Scrupulously revised and updated, bringing you impartial and comprehensive coverage of this vast area, this is an unrivalled survey on the countries and territories of this immense region.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • 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 – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • 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 – 2015-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Transnational South America

    Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860-1920

    By Ori Preuss

    This book examines the circulation of men and ideas across state boundaries within South America and the interrelated proliferation of macro-regional, cultural-political projects during the late-19th and early-20th centuries. It reconstructs this largely overlooked trend toward connectedness both…

    Hardback – 2015-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • 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 – 2015-05-18
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Ordinary Places/Extraordinary Events

    Citizenship, Democracy and Public Space in Latin America

    By Clara Irazábal

    This book reveals the recent urban history of nine major Latin American cities – Mexico City, Havana, Santo Domingo, Caracas, Bogotá, São Paulo, Lima, Santiago, and Buenos Aires – through studies of their public spaces and the events that have taken place there. The case studies provide an…

    Paperback – 2015-02-25
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

2Series in Latin American History

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