The Insubordination of Photography

“The first book to focus fully on the complex and creative uses of photography to resist state violence, atrocity, censorship, and widespread authoritarianism in Chile between 1973 and 1990.”—Antonio J. Traverso, editor of Southern Screens: Cinema, Culture and the Global South   “Working with an important and understudied archive of Chilean dictatorship-era photographs and photographic practices, … Continue reading The Insubordination of Photography

Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

“A landmark volume for the study of Andean maritime communities and an essential addition to the bookshelves of all archaeologists, historians, and anthropologists interested in fishing societies.”—Yuichi Matsumoto, Yamagata University “Long overdue. A valuable resource for understanding past and present research on Andean maritime communities and their differing roles in greater Andean societal development.”—Mary Glowacki, … Continue reading Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Labor Politics in Latin America

“Deals in a systematic way with a very important topic, the world of work in Latin America and prospects for reform there. Scholars, citizens, and activists should pay heed.”—José A. Alemán, author of Labor Relations in New Democracies: East Asia, Latin America, and Europe   “Brings up to date our understanding of the nature of work … Continue reading Labor Politics in Latin America

Chile’s First Female President up for Re-Election: Gregory Weeks & Silvia Borzutzky Guest Post

Bringing Back Bachelet by Gregory Weeks and Silvia Borzutzky It appears increasingly likely that Michelle Bachelet will be elected as president of Chile, a position she held from 2006-2010. Here, the co-authors of The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile provide useful insights into the immediate and often overlooked political challenges that Bachelet will face. Gregory … Continue reading Chile’s First Female President up for Re-Election: Gregory Weeks & Silvia Borzutzky Guest Post

Recent Releases – The Mapuche in Modern Chile + author interview

January was an incredibly action-packed month in the world of marketing UPF books, as our staff collectively got ready for the spring season. (That's my way of saying, "hey, sorry for the blog silence.") We're delighted to bring this new title about the indigenous inhabitants of Chile, the Mapuche, to your attention. The Mapuche in … Continue reading Recent Releases – The Mapuche in Modern Chile + author interview