History of the Americas
Faces of Latin America 4th Edition
Faces of Latin America has sold more than 50,000 copies since it first appeared in 1991, and is widely considered to be the best available introduction in English to the economies, politics, demography, social structures, environment and cultures of Latin America. Duncan Green and Sue Branford take...
Faces of Latin America 3rd Edition
A timely update of the most authoritative and popular textbook currently available on the region in the UK, this third edition of our bestselling title outlines the recent exciting developments of the most dynamic region in the developing world. The resurgence of left-wing politics, the continuing s...
The Future of Memory
Children experience the world in vivid and indelible ways. For those who had to suffer the reality of the last Argentinian dictatorship (1976-1983), the memories of that time remain powerfully present. The Future of Memory is made up of almost thirty testimonies, which between them provide a uni...
Rodolfo Walsh was a writer of crime novels, a tireless investigative journalist who uncovered real political crimes, an instant historian of a turbulent and violent era in Argentinian and Latin American politics. He was in Cuba in 1960, participating in setting up the first revolutionary press servi...
We will not Dance on our Grandparents' Tombs
Kintto Lucas, Dinah Livingstone
Although "levantamientos indigenas" (Indian uprisings) have taken place for 500 years, the contemporary indigenous movement in Latin American was signaled by mobilizations in Ecuador, the first in 1990, as resistance to celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Columbus' "discovery" of the Americas....