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Hispanic Heritage Month

Join Palgrave Macmillan and their distribution partners Manchester University Press and Zed Books as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month; - a people's history, culture, art and affect on society.

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Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination

Re-reading History

This book examines time travel in literature and other cultural production in the Americas, particularly as concerns fictional journeys between the present and...

Rudyard J. Alcocer

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Photography and Memory in Mexico

Icons of Revolution

Photography and Memory in Mexico traces the life stories of some of the famous photographic images made during the 1910 revolution, which have been repeatedly...

Andrea Noble

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The Politics of Affect and Emotion in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico

This book explores the role of emotion and affect in recent Latin American cinemas (1990s-2000s) in the context of larger public debates about past traumas and...

Laura Podalsky

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Love and Authority in the Work of Paula Rego

Narrating the Family Romance

Rosengarten explores the narrative operations of Rego’s work by mobilizing both psychoanalytic theory and social history. She confronts, as case studies, three...

Ruth Rosengarten

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The Mexican Exception

Sovereignty, Police, and Democracy

The war on drugs has opened up a discussion on whether Mexico is living a state of exception or even becoming a failed state. This book argues that sovereign...

Gareth Williams

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The focus for students of Latin America in the past decade has been on the political forces of the left and the so-called "pink tide" presidencies attempting...

By Francisco Dominguez, Geraldine Lievesley and Steve Ludlam

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The focus for students of Latin America in the past decade has been on the political forces of the left and the so-called "pink tide" presidencies attempting...

By Francisco Dominguez, Geraldine Lievesley and Steve Ludlam

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New Argentine Film

Other Worlds

New Argentine Film is the most complete text to be published on the new Argentine cinema. While anchored in critical discourse and written by an academic, it...

Gonzalo Aguilar

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Spain on Screen

Developments in Contemporary Spanish Cinema

This volume provides a collection of original essays from leading scholars in the field exploring the contemporary debates, concerns and controversies ongoing...

"...This volume provides a collection of original essays from leading scholars in the field exploring the contemporary debates, concerns and controversies ongoing.... This volume provides a collection of original essays from leading scholars in the field exploring the contemporary debates, concerns and controversies ongoing in Spanish film industry, culture and scholarship. The essays reveal the far-reaching shifts that have occurred in the Spanish film scene, making essential reading for all inter..."

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Having followed Mexico's cartels for years, border security expert Sylvia Longmire takes us deep into the heart of their world to witness a dangerous...

Sylvia Longmire

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El Camino by Miguel Delibes

Upon entering the Royal Spanish Academy in 1975, Miguel Delibes delivered an address which reclaimed El Camino (1950) for the emerging Green movement. With a...

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Bonds of Blood

Gender, Lifecycle, and Sacrifice in Aztec Culture

The history of the Aztecs has been haunted by the spectre of human sacrifice. As bloody priests and brutal warriors, the Aztecs have peopled the pages of...

"...The history of the Aztecs has been haunted by the spectre of human sacrifice. As bloody priests and brutal warriors, the Aztecs have peopled the pages of.... The history of the Aztecs has been haunted by the spectre of human sacrifice. As bloody priests and brutal warriors, the Aztecs have peopled the pages of history, myth and fiction, their spectacular violence dominating perceptions of their culture and casting a veil over their unique way of life. Reinvesting the Aztecs with a humanity freq..."

Caroline Dodds Pennock

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Evo Morales is one of the world's most controversial political leaders. His story is extra-ordinary: poor shepherd-boy, persecuted coca grower, self-professed...

Sven Harten

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Evo Morales is one of the world's most controversial political leaders. His story is extra-ordinary: poor shepherd-boy, persecuted coca grower, self-professed...

Sven Harten

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In this follow-up to Roosevelt and Franco during the Second World War, Joan Maria Thomàs examines relations between the U.S. and Spain from 1942 to 1945, when...

Joan Maria Thomàs

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Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations offers the first comprehensive account in any language of the formation and development of Spanish national identity...

"...Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations offers the first comprehensive account in any language of the formation and development of Spanish national identity.... Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations offers the first comprehensive account in any language of the formation and development of Spanish national identity from ancient times to the present. Much has been written on French, British and German nationalism, but remarkably little has been published on Spanish nationalism. Paradoxically, eve..."

José Álvarez-Junco

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Cuban Sugar Industry

Transnational Networks and Engineering Migrants in Mid-Nineteenth Century Cuba

Technological innovation was central to nineteenth-century Cuba’s lead in world sugar manufacture. Along with steam-powered machinery came migrant engineers,...

Jonathan Curry-Machado

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A History of the British Presence in Chile

From Bloody Mary to Charles Darwin and the Decline of British Influence

Chileans are often called the "English of South America." This book narrates the tremendous influence that British visitors and immigrants have had on the...

William Edmundson

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Cradle of Gold

The Story of Hiram Bingham, a Real-Life Indiana Jones, and the Search for Machu Picchu

In 1911, a young Peruvian boy led an American explorer and Yale historian named Hiram Bingham into the ancient Incan citadel of Machu Picchu. Hidden amidst the...

Christopher Heaney

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Privatization of state-owned enterprises and liberalization of trade and investment flows were two of the cornerstones of the structural reforms implemented by...

Pablo Toral

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Since 1990, direct sales have attracted over two million recruits in Mexico and are characterized by a belief in the power of positive thinking. Through an...

"...Since 1990, direct sales have attracted over two million recruits in Mexico and are characterized by a belief in the power of positive thinking. Through an.... “A book of astonishing originality and I recommend it for anyone who is interested in the future of Mexico--el futuro is female, and entrepreneurial, and like nothing we thought we knew.”--Richard Rodriguez, author of Days of Obligation: An Argument with my Mexican Father. ..."

Peter S. Cahn

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The Memory of State Terrorism in the Southern Cone

Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Through various lenses and theoretical approaches, this book explores the contested experiences, meanings, realms, goals, and challenges associated with the...

By Francesca Lessa and Vincent Druliolle

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Latin American Foreign Policies

Between Ideology and Pragmatism

In recent years several Latin American countries have adopted a more assertive and autonomous stance in their foreign policy. The growing rejection of...

By Gian Luca Gardini and Peter Lambert

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One of the threads that runs through Elena Poniatowska’s oeuvre is that of foreigners who have fallen in love with Mexico and its people. This is certainly the...

Nathaniel Gardner

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