Latin American History Products

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

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

     The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas explores the history of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. This volume considers the shared histories and dynamics of Inter-American relationships through pre-Hispanic empires,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 

  • 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 – 2019-03-10 

  • The Iberian World

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World draws together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies toward multi-territorial and multi-"national" approaches. It evaluates Spain and Portugal in the 15th-19th centuries including their European possessions, and analyses the interactions and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Authoritarianism and Corporatism in Europe and Latin America

    Crossing Borders

    Edited by António Costa Pinto, Federico Finchelstein

    What drove the horizontal spread of authoritarianism and corporatism between Europe and Latin America in the 20th century? What processes of transnational diffusion were in motion and from where to where? In what type of ‘critical junctures’ were they adopted and why did corporatism largely…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico

    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 – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Tensions in the Memory of the Crusades

    Edited by Akil Awan, Mike Horswell

    Engagiing the Crusades is a series of volumes which offer initial windows into the ways in which the crusades have been used in the last two centuries; demonstrating that the memory of the crusades is an important and emerging subject. Together these studies suggest that the memory of the crusades,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Engaging the Crusades

  • The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences

    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 – 2019-01-01 

  • NAFTA and Democracy in Mexico

    A Successful Failure?

    By Pablo Calderón Martínez

    After describing NAFTA as ‘the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere’, Donald Trump’s election seemed to represent the final nail in the coffin for North American economic integration. Following a decade of stagnation, however, Trump’s victory presents a timely opportunity to reconsider North…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America

    Edited by Kwame Dixon, Ollie A. Johnson III

    Latin America has a rich and complex social history marked by slavery, colonialism, dictatorships, rebellions, social movements and revolutions. Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America explores the dynamic interplay between racial politics and hegemonic power in the region. It investigates the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. A place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 

  • Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean

    The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Latinx Studies

    The Key Concepts

    By Frederick Aldama, Christopher González

    Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible guide to the central concepts and issues that inform Latinx studies globally. It summarizes, explains, contextualizes, and assesses key critical concepts, perspectives, developments and debates in Latinx Studies. At once comprehensive in coverage…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge Key Guides

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