History / Latin America / South America

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The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela

The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela

Revolution, Crime, and Policing During Chavismo
Street Matters

Street Matters

A Critical History of Twentieth-Century Urban Policy in Brazil
Region Out of Place

Region Out of Place

The Brazilian Northeast and the World, 1924-1968
Community of Peace

Community of Peace

Performing Geographies of Ecological Dignity in Colombia
The Religion of Life

The Religion of Life

Eugenics, Race, and Catholicism in Chile

Shows How Catholicism Played a Central Role in the Development of a Scientific Understanding of Race, National Identity, and Human Difference in Chile

Amnesty in Brazil

Amnesty in Brazil

Recompense after Repression, 1895-2010

Considers the Long History of Political Amnesty and Restitution in Brazil

Fields of Revolution

Fields of Revolution

Agrarian Reform and Rural State Formation in Bolivia, 1935-1964

An Extensive Study that Reveals the Strength of Bottom-Up Decisions Relative to Top-Down Governmental Planning for Land Reform

Fighting Unemployment in Twentieth-Century Chile

Fighting Unemployment in Twentieth-Century Chile

A History Illustrating Chilean Workers’ Struggles to Achieve Social Justice and Equality, Transform the National Economy, and Resist Oppression

Fearful Vassals

Fearful Vassals

Urban Elite Loyalty in the Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata, 1776-1810

A Social History of Elite Spanish Loyalists and the Groups that Challenged Them in the Years Before South American Independence

Conscript Nation

Conscript Nation

Coercion and Citizenship in the Bolivian Barracks
Military service in Bolivia has long been compulsory for young men. This service plays an important role in defining identity, citizenship, masculinity, state formation, and civil-military relations in twentieth-century Bolivia. The project of obligatory military service originated as part of an attempt to restrict the power of indigenous communities after ...
Defiant Geographies

Defiant Geographies

Race and Urban Space in 1920s Rio de Janeiro
Defiant Geographies examines the destruction of a poor community in the center of Rio de Janeiro to make way for Brazil’s first international mega-event. As the country celebrated the centenary of its independence, its postabolition whitening ideology took on material form in the urban development project that staged Latin ...
The Seventh Heaven

The Seventh Heaven

Travels through Jewish Latin America

Stavans’s Ongoing Quest to Find a Convergence Between the Personal and Historical

Destape

Destape

Sex, Democracy, and Freedom in Postdictatorial Argentina

The First History of the Destape as a Large-Scale Media Phenomenon and Transformative Force in Sexual Ideologies and Practices

The Dictator Dilemma

The Dictator Dilemma

The United States and Paraguay in the Cold War

The Story of US Relations with the Stroessner Dictatorship

Improvised Cities

Improvised Cities

Architecture, Urbanization, and Innovation in Peru

The History of Aided Self-Help Housing in Peru

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