One Woman's Story of War, Survival, and Perseverance in the Peruvian Andes
By Nicole Coffey Kellett
$29.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-6353-4 May 2022
Graciela chronicles the life a Quechua-speaking Indigenous woman in the remote Andean highlands during the civil war in Peru that killed seventy thousand and displaced hundreds of thousands more in the 1980s and 1990s.
A Social History of the Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By B.J. Barickman
Edited by Hendrik KraayBryan McCann
$29.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-6363-3 April 2022
$95.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6362-6 April 2022
In From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going B. J. Barickman explores how a narrow ocean beachfront neighborhood and the distinctive practice of beach-going invented by its residents in the early twentieth century came to symbolize a city and a nation.
Edited by Hendrik KraayCelso Thomas CastilhoTeresa Cribelli
$85.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6227-8 May 2021
Press, Power, and Culture in Imperial Brazil introduces recent Brazilian scholarship to English-language readers, providing fresh perspectives on newspaper and periodical culture in the Brazilian empire from 1822 to 1889.
Cultural Collapse and Christian Pentecostal Revitalization
Edited by John P. Hawkins
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6225-4 May 2021
Drawing on over fifty years of research and data collected by field-school students, Hawkins argues that two factors—cultural collapse and systematic social and economic exclusion—explain the recent religious transformation of Maya Guatemala and the style and emotional intensity through which that transformation is expressed.
In Colonial Kinship: Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay, historian Shawn Michael Austin traces the history of conquest and colonization in Paraguay during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History
Edited by Carolyne R. Larson
$29.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-6207-0 December 2020
$95.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6206-3 November 2020
This collection explores issues of settler colonialism, Indigenous-state relations, genocide, borderlands, and Indigenous cultures and land rights through essays that reexamine one of Argentina’s most important historical periods.