Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies
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- Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies
The Suspension of Seriousness
First in-depth analysis of this important Mexican philosopher’s work.
The Cold War's Last Battlefield
An engaging insider's account by a member of President Reagan's Central America policy team.
Changing Women, Changing Nation
Analyzes the literary representations of women in Salvadoran and US-Salvadoran narratives since 1980.
Situates Borges at the limit of philosophy and literature.
Documents in Crisis
Examines the theory and practice of nonfiction narrative literature in twentieth-century Mexico.
Becoming an Ancestor
A striking look at the death rituals of an indigenous community in North America.
A provocative examination of the artistic interpretation of twelve of Borges’s most famous stories.
Reframing the Practice of Philosophy
Reflections by leading Latin American and African American philosophers on their identity within the field of philosophy.
Compelling case studies of groups in Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, the United States, and Canada using the arts for education, community development, and social movement building.
Cuban-American Literature and Art
Explores how Cuban Americans negotiate bicultural identities through cultural production.
Encourages a deep reading of a selection of essential Spanish films.
Images of Thought
Explores the relationship between philosophy and art through the work of Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez.
Identity, Memory, and Diaspora
Offers a detailed picture of the lives of Cuban Americans through interviews with artists, writers, and philosophers.
Philosophical explorations of the processes of globalization, particularly in the context of Latin America.
The Censorship Files
Investigates the role played by censorship in the Spanish-language publishing industry, which led to the Latin American Boom literature of the 1960s and 1970s.
Reading Borges after Benjamin
Together with original readings of some of Benjamin’s finest essays, this book examines a series of Borges’s works as allegories of Argentine modernity.
Global Capitalism, Democracy, and Civil-Military Relations in Colombia
Explores the connections between globalization and democratization in Colombia.
The Role of History in Latin American Philosophy
Argues that there are original positions to be found in the work of Latin American philosophers.
Social Movements and Free-Market Capitalism in Latin America
Explores how privatization of state-owned telephone companies led to new consumer movements in Latin America.
Between Argentines and Arabs
Examines the presence of Arabs and the Arab world in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Argentine literature by juxtaposing works by Argentines of European descent and those written by Arab immigrants in Argentina.
Pursues an inquiry into the cultural and linguistic dissonances that Spanish creates in the United States.
Analyzes the explosive connections among strategic uses of humor, women's bodies, and resistance in fiction by Latin American women writers.
A Geography of Hard Times
Unravels the rich complexities of the colonial travel experience.
Writers, translators, and critics explore the cultural politics and transnational impact of Latin American literature.
The Contemporary Mexican Chronicle
Diverse perspectives on the “chronicle”as a literary genre and socio-cultural practice.
Folklore and Literature
Explores how modern folklore, through its preservation of ballads and folktales, supplements our understanding of the oral tradition and enhances our knowledge of early literature.
Onetti and Others
Explores the connections between Onetti, a foundational figure of the 1960s "Boom" in Latin American literature, and other relevant writers and texts from Latin America and beyond.
From Pirates to Drug Lords
Examines Caribbean countries' impact on the U. S. and the world and how they have consolidated their democracies, advanced prosperity, and maintained peace through collective security and international cooperation.
Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion
By examining the ways that Catholic activists responded to political violence in El Salvador during the 1970s and 1980s, this book documents the beliefs and history of an important religious community, and explores the nature of religion's role in poli
Over the Ivy Walls
Explores social factors that lead to academic success for low-income Chicanos.
Latin-American Women Writers
This book describes how Latin-American women writers of all classes, from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present, ironize masculinist, classicist, and racist cliches in their narratives.
The Leaning Ivory Tower
Several narratives by Latino professors in American universities addressing issues of racism, marginalization, and self-valuation as the narrators tell their stories of survival and success.
Subject People and Colonial Discourses
This book rethinks the social processes that violently refashioned Puerto Rican society in the first half of the twentieth century. Santiago-Valles explores how the new regime's socio-economic, political, ...
Cultural Identity and Social Liberation in Latin American Thought
This book defines the relationship between liberation and cultural identity in the Latin American social reality--from a historically rooted, critical philosophy. Schutte explores the connections between ...
Political Culture and Foreign Policy in Latin America
This book explores the impact of Latin America's political culture on the international politics of the region. It offers a general account of traditional Iberian political culture while examining how ...
The Catholic Church and Social Change in Nicaragua
This book presents an in-depth, uniquely historical perspective on Nicaragua, focusing on the key role of the Catholic Church in the political, social, and religious issues that confront this country ...
Jesuit Ranches and the Agrarian Development of Colonial Argentina, 1650-1767
Jesuit Ranches and the Agrarian Development of Colonial Argentina, 1650-1767, is the last book in a trilogy that examines Jesuit economic activity in three major geographic regions of colonial Spanish ...
Farm and Factory
This second volume of Nicholas P. Cushner's economic study of colonial Latin America describes and analyzes the unique relationship between the textile mill and farm in Interandine Quito. Cushner shows ...
The Gaucho Martín Fierro
This is a poem of protest drawn from the life of the gaucho, who was forced to yield his freedom and individuality to the social and material changes that invaded his beloved pampas--a protest which arose ...