Modern Latin America

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Tulio Halperín Donghi, The Contemporary History of Latin America
Eduardo Galeano, Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Enzo Faletto, Dependency and Development in Latin America
Laurent DuBois and Richard Turits, Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean


Charles Gibson, The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico, 1519-1810 
George Reid Andrews, “Spanish American Independence: A Structural Analysis”
Brian Hammett, “Process and Pattern: A Re-examination of the Ibero-American Independence Movements, 1808-1826”
Laurent DuBois, Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution
Fabrício Prado, Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata
Charles Walker, The Tupac Amaru Rebellion 
Cristina Soriano, Tides of Revolution: Information, Insurgencies, and the Crisis of Colonial Rule in Venezuela 


Nancy Stepan, The Hours of Eugenics: Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America
Nicolas Shumway, The Invention of Argentina
Ada Ferrer, Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898 
Greg Grandin, The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation
Alejandro de la Fuente, A Nation for All: Race, Inequality, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba
Laura Gotkowitz, Histories of Race and Racism: The Andes and Mesoamerica from Colonial Times to the Present
Camillia Cowling, Conceiving Freedom: Women of Color, Gender and the Abolition of Slavery in Havana and Rio de Janeiro
João Reis, Divining Slavery and Freedom: The Story of Domingos Sodré, An African Priest in Nineteenth Century Brazil
Barbara Weinstein, The Color of Modernity: São Paulo and the Making of Race and Nation in Brazil


Gil Joseph and Daniel Nugent, Everyday Forms of State Formation: Revolution and the Negotiation of Rule in Modern Mexico
Florencia Mallon, Peasant and Nation: The Making of Postcolonial Mexico and Peru
Florencia Mallon, Fragments of Empire: Capital, Slavery, and Indian Indentured Labor Migration in the British Caribbean
Michele Wucker, Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola
Raymond Craib, Cartographic Mexico: A History of State Fixations and Fugitive Landscapes
Brooke Larson, Trials of Nation-Making: Liberalism, Race, and Ethnicity in the Andes, 1810-1910
Brodwyn Fischer, A Poverty of Rights: Citizenship and Inequality in Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro
Mark Healey, The Ruins of the New Argentina: Peronism and the Remaking of San Juan after the 1944 Earthquake
Sarah Chambers, Families in War and Peace: Chile from Colony to Nation


Jeffrey Gould, To Die This Way: Nicaraguan Indians and the Myths of Mestizaje, 1880-1965
Marisol de la Cadena, Indigenous Mestizos: The Politics of Race and Culture in Cuzco, Peru, 1919-1991
Laura Gotkowitz, A Revolution for Our Rights: Indigenous Struggles for Land and Justice in Bolivia, 1880-1952
Carlos Flores Galindo, In Search of an Inca: Identity and Utopia in the Andes
Nicole Fabricant, Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land


John Womack, Zapata and the Mexican Revolution
Alan Knight, The Mexican Revolution
Matilde Zimmerman, Sandinista: Carlos Fonseca and the Nicaraguan Revolution 
Richard Turits, Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime, and Modernity in Dominican History
Jocelyn Olcott, Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico 
Thomas Skidmore, Politics in Brazil 1930-1964: An Experiment in Democracy
Greg Grandin and Gil Joseph, A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counterinsurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War
Aviva Chomsky, A History of the Cuban Revolution
Gil Joseph and Timothy Henderson, Mexico’s Once and Future Revolution: Social Upheaval and the Challenge of Rule Since the Late Nineteenth Century 


Stephen Rabe, Eisenhower and Latin America: The Foreign Policy of Anticommunism
Steve Striffler and Mark Moberg, Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas 
Gil Joseph, Close Encounters of Empire: Writing the Cultural History of US-Latin American Relations
Lesley Gill, The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in the Americas
J. Patrice McSherry, Predatory States: Operation Condor and Covert War in Latin America
Michel Gobat, Confronting the American Dream: Nicaragua under U.S. Imperial Rule
Greg Grandin, Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism


Gustavo Gutiérrez, A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation
Peter Winn, Weavers of Revolution: The Yarur Workers and Chile’s Road to Socialism
Daniel James, Resistance and Integration: Peronism and the Argentine Working Class, 1946-1976
Calvin Smith, Revolution, Revival, and Religious Conflict in Sandinista Nicaragua
Gil Joseph and Daniela Spenser, In From the Cold: Latin America’s New Encounter with the Cold War
Betsy Konefal, For Every Indio Who Falls: A History of Maya Activism in Guatemala
Greg Grandin, The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin America in the Cold War
Carlos Iván Degregori, How Difficult It Is to Be God: Shining Path’s Politics of War in Peru, 1980-1999
Lillian Guerra, Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971
Barry Cannon, The Right in Latin America: Elite Power, Hegemony, and the Struggle for the State


Elizabeth Jelín, State Repression and the Labors of Memory
Peter Kornbluh, The Pinochet Files: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountability
Victoria Sanford, Buried Secrets: Truth and Human Rights in Guatemala
Steve Stern, Battling for Hearts and Minds: Memory Struggles in Pinochet’s Chile, 1973-1988
Marguerite Feitlowitz, A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture
Kirsten Weld, Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala
Rachel Hatcher, The Power of Memory and Violence in Central America