Key to the New World

“A splendid work of historical craftsmanship. In tone and content it offers a generally balanced survey of Cuban history through the end of the seventeenth century, and in this regard it promises to offer a very usable introductory text. The writing is accessible and thoughtful, organized around an informative and engaging narrative.”—Louis A. Pérez Jr., … Continue reading Key to the New World

Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies 2018

We traveled to Nashville, Tennessee last week for the 2018 Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies Conference (SECOLAS), where we displayed some of our new and bestselling books in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Thanks so much to the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University for hosting a great conference! You can see … Continue reading Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies 2018

Voices from Mariel

“Powerful and gripping reading. It captures vividly the denigrating, dangerous, and harrowing experiences that a human being will endure in the pursuit of freedom.”—Yvonne M. Conde, author of Operation Pedro Pan: The Untold Exodus of 14,048 Cuban Children “The exodus of Cubans after the Castro revolution is one of the largest, and at times, most dramatic … Continue reading Voices from Mariel

Sensing Decolonial Aesthetics in Latin American Arts

"Situates key films, poetry, popular songs, and fiction at the crossroad of Latin America's decolonial theory and Rancière's 'aisthesis.' Incisively delving into the conditions of production corresponding to the multimedia texts analyzed, this book produces a compelling discussion of 'decolonial aesthetics.'"—Sara Castro-Klarén, author of The Narrow Pass of Our Nerves: Writing, Coloniality and Post-Colonial Theory "How … Continue reading Sensing Decolonial Aesthetics in Latin American Arts

Telling Migrant Stories

"Through the judicious use of secondary theoretical, critical, archival, and journalistic sources, this excellent and comprehensive collection surveys Latin American documentaries that focus on pertinent sociopolitical and historical issues. An original contribution to Chicano/Latino studies."—David William Foster, author of São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production   "Timely and engaging. Focuses on seldom seen … Continue reading Telling Migrant Stories

Cuban Cultural Heritage

“Effectively analyzes the evolving shape of the heritage discourse across these periods and casts light on the nature of heritage production in socialist and postcolonial societies globally.”—Paul B. Niell, author of Urban Space as Heritage in Late Colonial Cuba: Classicism and Dissonance on the Plaza de Armas of Havana, 1754–1828 “Aptly shows how cultural and historical … Continue reading Cuban Cultural Heritage

Haiti: A Reading List

In the wake of President Trump’s recent comments regarding immigrants to the United States from Haiti, we’ve curated a list of our books about Haiti’s deep history and rich cultural heritage. Soundly researched and well written, these books provide an opportunity for readers everywhere to learn about the true nature of the Caribbean nation that … Continue reading Haiti: A Reading List