Dictionary of Latin American Identities

“A most useful and timely reference tool for anyone interested in better understanding Latin American identities and how they have been perceived over time.”—Armin Schwegler, coauthor of Fonética y fonología españolasUnparalleled in its thoroughness, its accessibility, and its relevance to all areas of Latin American studies, this volume is a dictionary of 21,000 terms related to … Continue reading Dictionary of Latin American Identities

Teaching Haiti

Author Event: August 21, 3:00 p.m. The editors and contributors of Teaching Haiti will discuss their new book in a virtual event hosted by the Haitian Studies Association. Discussants will share aspects of their teaching practice and how they educate the wider public about Haitian culture, history, and contemporary politics. To register, click here. “Critical, informative, and forward-looking. An important and … Continue reading Teaching Haiti

Cuba: A Reading List

We've curated a selection of our books on the history and culture of Cuba, from early colonial years to the 1959 Revolution to daily life today, for those wanting to learn more about the island nation. Cuba's Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy Edited by Ted A. Henken and Sara Garcia Santamaria “An important … Continue reading Cuba: A Reading List

Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

The spring conferences we participated in this year were held virtually, and we have been hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through July 31, 2021. AHA History Sale  Use Code AHA21 at checkout. AAIHS African American Studies Sale Use Code AAIH21 at checkout. SAA … Continue reading Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

“Brunson’s examination of the struggle of minorities against racism and sexism in a republican system claiming racelessness and equality for all is illuminating—and still relevant today, in Cuba and many other societies.”—Aline Helg, author of Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas “In this comprehensive and much-needed study, Brunson utilizes a wide array of previously … Continue reading Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

Rómulo Betancourt

“Rómulo Betancourt is one of those people who made a difference, not only for his native Venezuela but as an exemplar of what might be possible for other nations in their quest for freedom and democracy within a context of economic prosperity and socioeconomic well-being.”—from the foreword by John V. Lombardi  “A book twice essential: … Continue reading Rómulo Betancourt

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

“An important compilation of original essays and interviews on the Afro-digital—its meaning, its manifestations, its limits, and its impact on digital humanities. A significant contribution to the fields of digital humanities, Afro-Latinx studies, and ethnic studies.”—Jessica Marie Johnson, author of Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic WorldThis volume presents examples of how … Continue reading Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

Cuba’s Digital Revolution

“An important contribution to the study of the Cuban media landscape. Cuba’s Digital Revolution examines changes brought about by recent expansion of Wi-Fi access points through attention to how independent journalism, media distribution, activism, entrepreneurship, and media culture are developing alongside local and global technological and political changes.”—Cristina Venegas, author of Digital Dilemmas: The State, the Individual, and … Continue reading Cuba’s Digital Revolution

Latin American Studies Association 2021

The annual congress of the Latin American Studies Association will be held virtually this week. We are offering discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code LASA21 through June 30, 2021. Browse all books here. Need to know what’s new this year? View highlights below. Have a Book Idea? Our acquisitions editor for Latin American … Continue reading Latin American Studies Association 2021

Piecing Together a City’s History

By Molly Ball, author of Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo. This book is available at a discount price through June 30, 2021. Order here and use code LASA21 at checkout. Writing Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo was like finishing a jigsaw puzzle. Only instead of a box to show … Continue reading Piecing Together a City’s History