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The Last Turtlemen of the CaribbeanWaterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Sharika D. Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Illuminating the entangled histories of the people and commodities that circulated across the Atlantic, Sharika D. Crawford assesses the Caribbean as a waterscape where imperial and national ... More

A Life TogetherLucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853

A Life Together: Lucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853

Eric Van Young

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300233919
eISBN:
9780300258745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300233919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Lucas Alamán (1792-1853) was arguably the greatest statesman and certainly the greatest historian of Mexico in the three decades or so following the country’s achievement of its independence from ... More

The Sacred Language of the Abakuá

The Sacred Language of the Abakuá

Lydia Cabrera

Ivor L. Miller and P. González Gómes-Cásseres (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496829443
eISBN:
9781496829481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829443.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1988, Lydia Cabrera (1899–1991) published La lengua sagrada de los Ñáñigos, an Abakuá phrasebook that is to this day the largest work available on any African diaspora community in the Americas. ... More

The Singer's NeedleAn Undisciplined History of Panamá

The Singer's Needle: An Undisciplined History of Panamá

Ezer Vierba

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226342313
eISBN:
9780226342597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226342597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Singer’s Needle looks at the relationship between form, subject-formation and power in three historical settings in twentieth century Panama. It analyzes the Liberal reform and its aftermath ... More

Unrevolutionary MexicoThe Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Unrevolutionary Mexico: The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253122
eISBN:
9780300258448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253122.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Unrevolutionary Mexico addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) turned into a capitalist dictatorship of exceptional resilience. While soldiers seized power across the rest of Latin America, ... More

With Masses and ArmsPeru's Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement

With Masses and Arms: Peru's Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement

Miguel La Serna

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469655970
eISBN:
9781469655994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655970.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Miguel La Serna’s gripping history of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) provides vital insight into both the history of modern Peru and the link between political violence and the culture ... More

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