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  • 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 – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    This wide-ranging 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 Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology

    The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, 1st Edition

    By Inácio Cunha

    In The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, Inácio Cunha explores the motif of lower limbs by amplifying their symbolism from a wide range of source materials, including an intriguing statuette from prehistoric Brazilian culture. Taking a Jungian perspective,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Andean World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda J. Seligmann, Kathleen S. Fine-Dare

    This comprehensive reference offers an authoritative overview of Andean lifeways. It provides valuable historical context, and demonstrates the relevance of learning about the Andes in light of contemporary events and debates. The volume covers the ecology and pre-Columbian history of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • The Rise and Fall of the Amazon Rubber Industry

    An Historical Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Stephen L. Nugent

    In this engaging book, Stephen Nugent offers an in-depth historical anthropology of a widely recognised feature of the Amazon region, examining the dramatic rise and fall of the rubber industry. He considers rubber in the Amazon from the perspective of a long-term extractive industry that linked…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Class Struggle in Latin America

    Making History Today, 1st Edition

    By James Petras, Henry Veltmeyer

    The Class Struggle in Latin America: Making History Today analyses the political and economic dynamics of development in Latin America through the lens of class struggle. Focusing in particular on Peru, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela, the book identifies how the shifts…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gurminder K. Bhambra, John Narayan

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of post-war Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • An Archaeology of Ancash

    Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru, 1st Edition

    By George Lau

    An Archaeology of Ancash is a well–illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of North Central Peru, and specifically the stone structures of the Ancash region. All the major cultures of highland Ancash built impressive monuments, with no other region of South America showing such an early and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

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