Healthcare in Latin America

“Bridges a significant gap in scholarship focused on healthcare in Latin America. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the essays demonstrate the significant role healthcare and public health programs played in the construction of nation-states, identity, international relations, migration, and dissemination of scientific knowledge throughout Latin America.”—Heather McCrea, author of Diseased Relations: Epidemics, Public Health, and State-Building in … Continue reading Healthcare in Latin America

Intern Guest Post: The Importance of Marketing and Promotion

Written by Prajakta Gupte, NEH SHARP graduate student assistant, Spring and Summer 2022 I had the fantastic opportunity to work with the Marketing Department at the University Press of Florida. I was hired as a Graduate Assistant under the NEH SHARP grant. One of the main reasons I wanted to work at the Press was … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: The Importance of Marketing and Promotion

New Paperback Release: Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

“Details the slow rise of Afro-Brazilian political organization in Salvador, the majority-black capital of Brazil’s Bahia state, and sets it within such change in Brazil and the African diaspora. . . . Contributes to comparative studies of the rise of black consciousness. . . . Recommended.”—Choice “Synthesizes the great complexity of the history of what … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

“Exceptionally smart and timely. . . . This book offers a powerful reminder of the human cost of these politically motivated immigration experiments.”—H-Net “A strong contribution to the scholarship of U.S.-Cuban relations, and in addition, it contributes to our understandings of how young people have been used by states in contests over migration, power, and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

Latin American Studies Association Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize “This worthy addition to gender relations literature allows Manley to elaborate on her premise of the utility of female participatory experiences in authoritarian regimes as a vehicle for feminist progress. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice “Fills in the yawning lacunae concerning women’s roles during the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

New Paperback Release: Transnational Hispaniola

“Represents a milestone in a new wave of scholarship on Haiti and the Dominican Republic and a model for the future of collaborative research in defiance of disciplinary borders. . . . Far more than simply imagining more emancipatory futures, this book provides a piece of the map towards realizing them.”—Bulletin of Latin American Research … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Transnational Hispaniola

Jewish Experiences across the Americas

“Opens new avenues of discovery and inquiry into the Jewish experience. Spanning both the centuries and the diverse geography of the Jewish presence in the Americas, this volume provides the reader with a greater appreciation for the historical, political, and cultural forces that helped to shape societies on global and local levels.”—Darrell B. Lockhart, editor … Continue reading Jewish Experiences across the Americas

New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Caribbean Philosophical Association Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Book Award Caribbean Studies Association Barbara T. Christian Literary Award, Honorable Mention “[An] engaging, wide-ranging treatise on self-exiled Caribbean writers. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice  “Outstanding. . . . The depth of its historical knowledge and its sustained critique of near-sacrosanct ideas of the Caribbean make this a … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistant

We’re pleased to introduce our newest student assistant, Maricarmen Torres Medina. Maricarmen is joining us this summer alongside continuing student assistant Prajakta Gupte for our “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing” initiative, made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Our … Continue reading Introducing Our New NEH SHARP Student Assistant

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Caribbean Studies Association

This year’s CSA Conference is taking place virtually. Visit our virtual booth on the conference platform, or shop all our Caribbean titles on our website. Use code CSA22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Caribbean Studies Titles Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Caribbean Studies Association