Transnational Perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America
Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean: The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared
Tuberculosis in the Americas, 1870-1945: Beneath the Anguish in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires
Mexico, 1848-1853: Los Años Olvidados
Projections of Power in the Americas
Jenny Mander, David Midgley, Christine Beaule
October 08, 2019
Ranging geographically from Tierra del Fuego to California and the Caribbean, and historically from early European sightings and the utopian projects of would-be colonizers to the present-day cultural politics of migrant communities and international relations, this volume presents a rich variety...
Lawrence Aje, Nicolas Gachon
July 02, 2019
Traces and Memories deals with the foundation, mechanisms and scope of slavery-related memorial processes, interrogating how descendants of enslaved populations reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process. While memory...
April 04, 2019
In the form of a sociological pilgrimage, this book approaches some topics essential to understanding the role of science in Latin America, juxtaposing several approaches and exploring three main lines: First, the production and use of knowledge in these countries, viewed from a historical and...
Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
March 05, 2019
Previous works on the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) have approached the topic from the point of view of the U.S. and its allies, while Cuban experiences have still not been sufficiently discussed. This book presents new aspects which have seldom – or never – been offered before, giving a detailed...
Helen M. McKee
February 06, 2019
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...
Vera Blinn Reber
September 18, 2018
This book focuses on the era during which the cause of tuberculosis had been identified, and public health officials were seeking to prevent it, but scientists had not yet found a cure. By examining tuberculosis comparatively in two Atlantic port cities, Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, it explores...
Pedro Santoni, Will Fowler
August 02, 2018
Historians have paid scant attention to the five years that span from the conclusion early in 1848 of Mexico’s disastrous conflict with the United States to the final return to power in April 1853 of General Antonio López de Santa Anna. This volume presents a more thorough understanding of this...
Helene Balslev Clausen, Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, Jan Gustafsson
May 24, 2017
Two phenomena are of central interest in the nine contributions that make up this volume: one is the question of power and its multiple forms, and the other is that geographical, political and cultural multifaceted unity we call the ‘the Americas’. The book is a multidisciplinary effort, written by...
July 20, 2011
Memory of the Argentina Disappearances examines the history of the production, public circulation, and the interpretations and reinterpretations of the Nunca Más report issued by Argentina’s National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons (CONADEP). It was established in 1983 by constitutional...