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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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Eclipse of the Assassins
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Eclipse of the Assassins
The CIA, Imperial Politics, and the Slaying of Mexican Journalist Manuel Buendía
Russell H. Bartley and Sylvia Erickson Bartley
Fall 2015

I Am Evelyn Amony
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The Lima Inquisition
The Plight of Crypto-Jews in Seventeenth-Century Peru
Ana E. Schaposchnik
Fall 2015

Eugenia
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Eugenia
A Fictional Sketch of Future Customs
Eduardo Urzaiz, Edited and translated by Sarah A. Buck Kachaluba and Aaron Dziubinskyj
Fall 2015

The Social Origins of Human Rights
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The Social Origins of Human Rights
Protesting Political Violence in Colombia’s Oil Capital, 1919–2010
Luis van Isschot
Spring 2015

Cubans in Angola
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Cubans in Angola
South-South Cooperation and Transfer of Knowledge, 1976–1991
Christine Hatzky, Translated by Mair Edmunds-Harrington
Fall 2014

Memory’s Turn
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Memory’s Turn
Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil
Rebecca J. Atencio
Spring 2014

Performing Brazil
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Performing Brazil
Essays on Culture, Identity, and the Performing Arts
Edited by Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez
Fall 2014

The Cross of War
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The Cross of War
Christian Nationalism and U.S. Expansion in the Spanish-American War
Matthew McCullough
Spring 2014

The Human Rights Paradox
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The Human Rights Paradox
Universality and Its Discontents
Edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus
Spring 2014

The Blind Masseuse
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The Blind Masseuse
A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia
Alden Jones
Fall 2013

Autobiography of My Hungers
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Autobiography of My Hungers
Rigoberto González
Spring 2013

Goodbye, Brazil
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Goodbye, Brazil
Émigrés from the Land of Soccer and Samba
Maxine L. Margolis
Spring 2013

Almost Home
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Almost Home
A Brazilian American’s Reflections on Faith, Culture, and Immigration
H. B. Cavalcanti
Fall 2012

How Difficult It Is to Be God
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How Difficult It Is to Be God
Shining Path’s Politics of War in Peru, 1980–1999
Carlos Iván Degregori, Edited and with an introduction by Steve J. Stern
Fall 2012

Negotiating Empire
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Negotiating Empire
The Cultural Politics of Schools in Puerto Rico, 1898–1952
Solsiree del Moral
Fall 2012

Against the Tide
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Against the Tide
Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, Florida
Sandra Lazo de la Vega and Timothy J. Steigenga
Fall 2012

The Paternity Test
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The Paternity Test
A Novel
Michael Lowenthal
Fall 2012

Endless Empire
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Endless Empire
Spain’s Retreat, Europe’s Eclipse, America’s Decline
Edited by Alfred W. McCoy, Josep M. Fradera, and Stephen Jacobson
Fall 2012

Human Rights and Transnational Solidarity in Cold War Latin America
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Human Rights and Transnational Solidarity in Cold War Latin America
Edited by Jessica Stites Mor
Fall 2012

Transforming Ethnographic Knowledge
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Transforming Ethnographic Knowledge
Edited by Rebecca Hardin and Kamari Maxine Clarke
Spring 2012

Flammable Cities
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Flammable Cities
Urban Conflagration and the Making of the Modern World
Edited by Greg Bankoff, Uwe Lübken, and Jordan Sand
Fall 2011

Ambientes
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Ambientes
New Queer Latino Writing
Edited by Lázaro Lima and Felice Picano
Spring 2011

The Hispanization of the Philippines
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The Hispanization of the Philippines
Spanish Aims and Filipino Responses, 1565–1700
John Leddy Phelan
Fall 2010

Beyond Displacement
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Beyond Displacement
Campesinos, Refugees, and Collective Action in the Salvadoran Civil War
Molly Todd
Fall 2010

‘ReCapricorning’ the Atlantic
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‘ReCapricorning’ the Atlantic
Special Issue of Luso-Brazilian Review 45:1 (2008)
Edited by Peter M. Beattie
Spring 2010

Scenes from la Cuenca de Los Angeles y otros Natural Disasters
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Scenes from la Cuenca de Los Angeles y otros Natural Disasters
Susana Chávez-Silverman
Spring 2010

Madre and I
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Madre and I
A Memoir of Our Immigrant Lives
Guillermo Reyes
Spring 2010

Colonial Crucible
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Colonial Crucible
Empire in the Making of the Modern American State
Edited by Alfred W. McCoy and Francisco A. Scarano
Spring 2009

Seaway to the Future
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Seaway to the Future
American Social Visions and the Construction of the Panama Canal
Alexander Missal
Fall 2008

Eat Smart in Mexico
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Eat Smart in Mexico
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Joan Peterson, Illustrated by S. V. Medaris
Spring 2008

The Flight of the Condor
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The Flight of the Condor
Stories of Violence and War from Colombia
Translated and compiled by Jennifer Gabrielle Edwards, Foreword by Hugo Chaparro Valderrama
Fall 2007

The Plays of Josefina Niggli
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The Plays of Josefina Niggli
Recovered Landmarks of Latino Literature
Josefina Niggli, Edited by William Orchard and Yolanda Padilla
Fall 2007

Golpes bajos / Low Blows
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Golpes bajos / Low Blows
Instantáneas / Snapshots
Alicia Borinsky, Translated by Cola Franzen and the author
Spring 2007

San Juan
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San Juan
Memoir of a City
Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá, Translated by Peter Grandbois
Spring 2007

Butterfly Boy
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Butterfly Boy
Memories of a Chicano Mariposa
Rigoberto González
Fall 2006

Into the Hearts of the Amazons
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Into the Hearts of the Amazons
In Search of a Modern Matriarchy
Tom DeMott
Spring 2006

Eat Smart in Peru
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Eat Smart in Peru
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Joan Peterson and Brook Soltvedt
Spring 2006

Paris en Panamá/Paris in Panama
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Paris en Panamá / Paris in Panama
Robert Lewis and the History of His Restored Art Works in the National Theatre of Panama
Anton Rajer
Fall 2005

The Art of Truth-Telling about Authoritarian Rule
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The Art of Truth-Telling about Authoritarian Rule
Edited by Ksenija Bilbija, Jo Ellen Fair, Cynthia E. Milton, and Leigh A. Payne
Spring 2005

Envisioning Brazil
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Envisioning Brazil
A Guide to Brazilian Studies in the United States
Edited by Marshall C. Eakin and Paulo Roberto de Almeida
Spring 2005

The Inhabited Woman
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The Inhabited Woman
Gioconda Belli, Translated by Kathleen March
Fall 2004

Killer Crónicas
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Killer Crónicas
Bilingual Memories
Susana Chávez-Silverman
Fall 2004

The Mexico City Reader
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The Mexico City Reader
Edited by Rubén Gallo
Fall 2004

Ballad of Another Time
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Ballad of Another Time
A Novel
José Luis González
Fall 2004

A Pan-American Life
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A Pan-American Life
Selected Poetry and Prose of Muna Lee
Muna Lee, Edited and with biography by Jonathan Cohen
Fall 2004

The Bonjour Gene
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The Bonjour Gene
A Novel
J. A. Marzán
Fall 2004

The Inferno
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The Inferno
A Story of Terror and Survival in Chile
Luz Arce, Translated by Stacey Alba Skar
Spring 2004

Transgression and Conformity
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Transgression and Conformity
Cuban Writers and Artists after the Revolution
Linda S. Howe
Spring 2004

Ilan Stavans
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Ilan Stavans
Eight Conversations
Neal Sokol
Spring 2004

Preso sin nombre, celda sin número
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Preso sin nombre, celda sin número
Jacobo Timerman, Con textos de Arthur Miller y Ariel Dorfman / With forewords by Arthur Miller and Ariel Dorfman
Spring 2004

Life in the Damn Tropics
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Life in the Damn Tropics
A Novel
David Unger, Foreword by Gioconda Belli
Spring 2004

Tentative Transgressions
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Tentative Transgressions
Homosexuality, AIDS, and the Theater in Brazil
Severino J. Albuquerque
Fall 2003

Countering the Counterculture
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Countering the Counterculture
Rereading Postwar American Dissent from Jack Kerouac to Tomás Rivera
Manuel Luis Martinez
Fall 2003

Tent of Miracles
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Tent of Miracles
Jorge Amado, Translated by Barbara Shelby Merello
Spring 2003

Tieta
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Tieta
Jorge Amado, Translated by Barbara Shelby Merello
Spring 2003

Sor Juana’s Love Poems
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Sor Juana’s Love Poems
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Translated by Joan Larkin and Jaime Manrique
Spring 2003

Latin Moon in Manhattan
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Latin Moon in Manhattan
A Novel
Jaime Manrique
Spring 2003

My Night with Federico García Lorca
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My Night with Federico García Lorca
Jaime Manrique, Translations by Edith Grossman and Eugene Richie
Spring 2003

Twilight at the Equator
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Twilight at the Equator
A Novel
Jaime Manrique
Spring 2003

Minor Omissions
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Minor Omissions
Children in Latin American History and Society
Edited by Tobias Hecht
Fall 2002

The Purple Land
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The Purple Land
W. H. Hudson, With a new introduction by Ilan Stavans
Fall 2002

We Alone Will Rule
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We Alone Will Rule
Native Andean Politics in the Age of Insurgency
Sinclair Thomson
Fall 2002

Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number
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Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number
Jacobo Timerman, With a new introduction by Ilan Stavans
Fall 2002

Caribbean Autobiography
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Caribbean Autobiography
Cultural Identity and Self-Representation
Sandra Pouchet Paquet
Spring 2002

The International Health Policy Program
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The International Health Policy Program
An Internal Assessment
Ralph Andreano
Fall 2001

Reading and Writing the Ambiente
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Reading and Writing the Ambiente
Queer Sexualities in Latino, Latin American, and Spanish Culture
Edited by Susana Chávez-Silverman and Librada Hernández
Fall 2000

Pathways of Memory and Power
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Pathways of Memory and Power
Ethnography and History among an Andean People
Thomas A. Abercrombie
Spring 1999

Nature and Culture in the Andes
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Nature and Culture in the Andes
Daniel W. Gade
Spring 1999

The Making of a Chicano Militant
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The Making of a Chicano Militant
Lessons from Cristal
José Angel Gutiérrez
Fall 1998

Indigenism
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Indigenism
Ethnic Politics in Brazil
Alcida Rita Ramos
Fall 1998

The Cristal Experiment
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The Cristal Experiment
A Chicano Struggle for Community Control
Armando Navarro
Spring 1998

Sanumá Memories
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Sanumá Memories
Yanomami Ethnography in Times of Crisis
Alcida Rita Ramos
Spring 1995

Dancing with the Devil
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Dancing with the Devil
Society and Cultural Poetics in Mexican-American South Texas
José E. Limón
Fall 1994

The Limits of Racial Domination
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The Limits of Racial Domination
Plebeian Society in Colonial Mexico City, 1660–1720
R. Douglas Cope
Spring 1994

The Cockfight
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The Cockfight
A Casebook
Edited by Alan Dundes
Spring 1994

Spanish Peru, 1532–1560
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Spanish Peru, 1532–1560
A Social History
James Lockhart
Spring 1994

My History, Not Yours
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My History, Not Yours
The Formation of Mexican American Autobiography
Genaro M. Padilla
Fall 1993

Confronting Historical Paradigms
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Confronting Historical Paradigms
Peasants, Labor, and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America
Frederick Cooper, Allen F. Isaacman, Florencia C. Mallon, William Roseberry, and Steve J. Stern
Spring 1993

Dolor y Alegría
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Dolor y Alegría
Women and Social Change in Urban Mexico
Sarah LeVine, In Collaboration with Clara Sunderland Correa
Spring 1993

Imagination, Emblems, and Expressions
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Imagination, Emblems, and Expressions
Essays on Latin American, Carribean, and Continental Culture and Identity
Edited by Helen Ryan-Ranson
1993

Latin American Land Reforms in Theory and Practice
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Latin American Land Reforms in Theory and Practice
A Retrospective Analysis
Peter Dorner
Spring 1992

Thanks to God and the Revolution
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Thanks to God and the Revolution
The Oral History of a Nicaraguan Family
Dianne Walta Hart
Fall 1990

Way of Death
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Way of Death
Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, 1730–1830
Joseph C. Miller
Fall 1988

Neither Black Nor White
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Neither Black Nor White
Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States
Carl Degler
Fall 1986

The Assassination of Gaitán
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The Assassination of Gaitán
Public Life and Urban Violence in Colombia
Herbert Braun
Fall 1985

Sugar and Slavery in Puerto Rico
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Sugar and Slavery in Puerto Rico
The Plantation Economy of Ponce, 1800–1850
Francisco A. Scarano
Spring 1984

Latin American History
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Latin American History
A Teaching Atlas
Cathryn L. Lombardi and John V. Lombardi with K. Lynn Stoner
Fall 1983

The People and the King
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The People and the King
The Comunero Revolution in Colombia, 1781
John Leddy Phelan
Spring 1977

The Native Population of the Americas in 1492
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The Native Population of the Americas in 1492
Edited by William M. Denevan, With a Foreword by W. George Lovell
Spring 1976