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Havana Nocturne

by T. J. English

To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob—with the corrupt,...


At the Devil's Table

by William C. Rempel

In this riveting and relentless nonfiction thriller, award-winning investigative reporter William C. Rempel tells the harrowing story of former Cali cartel insider Jorge Salcedo, an ordinary man facing an extraordinary...


The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History

by V.S. Naipaul

The history of Trinidad begins with a delusion: the belief that somewhere nearby on the South American mainland lay El Dorado, the mythical kingdom of gold. In this extraordinary and often gripping book, V....


Latin America: Its Problems and Its Promise: A Multidisciplinary Approach

by Jan Knippers Black

Now in a fifth edition, Latin America has been updated to reflect the region's growing optimism as economies stabilize, trade diversifies, and political systems become more participatory. This multidisciplinary...


The Man Who Invented Fidel: Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Matthews of the New York Times

by Anthony DePalma

This dramatic story of how a New York Times reporter helped Castro come to power offers illuminating insight into the fraught history of Cuban-American relations and the precarious balance between truth and...


Not Condemned To Repetition: The United States And Nicaragua

by Robert Pastor

Through the fall of Anastasio Somoza, the rise of the Sandinistas, and the contra war, the United States and Nicaragua seemed destined to repeat the mistakes made by the U.S. and Cuba forty years before. The...


Exiting The Whirlpool: U.s. Foreign Policy Toward Latin America And The Caribbean

by Robert Pastor

In this second edition of Exiting the Whirlpool, Pastor explores the continuities and the changes in U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America under Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. Whereas many...


Latin American Political History: Patterns and Personalities

by Ronald M. Schneider

This chronologically organized new text provides comprehensive historical coverage of Latin America's politics and development from colonial times to the twenty-first century.


Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans: New Foreword by Elizabeth Burgos

by David Stoll

Rigoberta Menchú is a living legend, a young woman who said that her odyssey from a Mayan Indian village to revolutionary exile was “the story of all poor Guatemalans.” By turning herself into an everywoman,...


Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador

by Peter Wogan

Explores the connections between beliefs about writing and power in an indigenous village in highland Ecuador.


A Contemporary Cuba Reader: The Revolution under Raúl Castro

by Philip Brenner, Marguerite Rose Jiménez & John M. Kirk

This completely revised and updated edition focuses on Cuba since Raúl Castro took over the country’s leadership in 2006. A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing...


The Kalamata Diary: Greece, War, and Emigration

by Eduardo Faingold

From October 28, 1940 until February of 1947, Sotiria Salivaras provided a unique eye-witness account of life in Kalamata, Greece before, during, and after World War II through her meticulous diary entries....


Pachakutik: Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador

by Marc Becker

This authoritative book provides a deeply informed overview of contemporary Indigenous movements in Ecuador. Leading scholar Marc Becker traces the growing influence of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities...


Britain and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuries

by Rory Miller

The first full-length survey of Britain's role in Latin America as a whole from the early 1800s to the 1950s, when influence in the region passed to the United States. Rory Miller examines the reasons for the...


SOS Venezuela: Disillusioned in the Age of Chavez

by Gabriel Mata Guzmán & Hugo Villabona

A group of Venezuelans interested in politics experience a transformation as their views and lives start to restructure. This shifting of ideologies, a result of fourteen years of Bolivarian Revolution, is only...


Walking in the Clouds: Colombia Through the Eyes of a Gringo

by Michael F. Kastre & Veronica K. El-Showk

Walking in the Clouds is a true story about events experienced by an American writer who lived and worked in Colombia in the 1980s, a painful period of political upheaval, violent cocaine wars, and leftist guerrilla...


Brazil: The Troubled Rise of a Global Power

by Michael Reid

Experts believe that Brazil, the world's fifth largest country and its seventh largest economy, will be one of the most important global powers by the year 2030. Yet far more attention has been paid to the other...


Race in Another America: The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil

by Edward E. Telles

This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the increasingly important and controversial subject of race relations in Brazil. North American scholars of race relations frequently turn to Brazil for...


Mothers Making Latin America: Gender, Households, and Politics Since 1825

by Erin E. O'Connor

Mothers Making Latin America utilizes a combination of gender scholarship and source material to dispel the belief that women were separated from—or unimportant to—central developments in Latin American...


The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

by Marcello Carmagnani & Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia

The Other West provides a provocative new interpretation of Latin American history and the region's place in the changing global political economy, from the discovery of America into the twenty-first century....