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ESSAYS ON LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Edited by JENNIFER BROWDY
Preface by VERONICA CHAMBERS

Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 10/10/2017

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-807-08819-7

Essays on Latinx and Caribbean identity and on globalization by renowned women writers, including Julia Alvarez, Edwidge Danticat, and Jamaica Kincaid
 
Whether forced into the Latinx-Caribbean diaspora by global forces or as a consequence of resisting authoritarian governments “at home,” the sixteen acclaimed writer-activists in Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean are connected by their struggles against injustice.
 
Originally published by South End Press in...

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CULINARY TRADITIONS AND CLASSIC RECIPES FROM ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CHILE, COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA, CUBA, MEXICO, PERU, PUERTO RICO & VENEZUELA
Written by PATRICIA CARTIN

Format: Hardcover, 176 pages

Publisher: Imagine

On Sale: 10/03/2017

Price: $19.99

ISBN: 978-1-623-54521-5

Latin American food is steeped in history and tradition. From Peru's spicy and citrusy ceviche to hearty Colombian beef, pork, and seafood stews to Argentina's silky, sweet dulce le leche desserts, cooks of all skill levels are invited to discover what make this region's cuisine incomparable.  Complete with four-color photographs, expertly crafted recipes and additional insight on the background and customs of each country featured, budding chefs and seasoned experts alike will be enticed by...

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THE NEW FORCE IN AMERICAN POLITICS AND CULTURE
Written by ED MORALES

Format: Hardcover, 256 pages

Publisher: Verso

On Sale: 09/12/2017

Price: $24.95

ISBN: 978-1-784-78319-8

The Latinx revolution in US culture, society, and politics

“Latinx” (pronounced “La-teen-ex”) is the gender-neutral term that covers the largest racial minority in the United States, 17 percent of the country. This is the fastest-growing sector of American society, containing the most immigrants. It is the poorest ethnic group in the country, whose political empowerment is altering the balance of forces in a growing number of states. And yet, Latin barely figure in America’s racial...

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DEVOTIONS FOR AND FROM AFRICAN AMERICAN, LATINA, AND ASIAN WOMEN
Written by SUZAN JOHNSON COOK

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

On Sale: 04/26/2016

Price: $17.00

ISBN: 978-1-585-42947-9

An inspiring devotional for women everywhere--from celebrated public speaker, spiritual leader, and former Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Dr. Suzan "Sujay" Johnson Cook.

The challenges women face in modern society--raising a family, finding and keeping a steady job in a tough economic climate, and powering through everyday struggles--can feel insurmountable without a solid support system. SOUL SISTERS is one of the many ways in which Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook...

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ACROSS LATIN AMERICA IN SEARCH OF A NEW ARCHITECTURE
Written by JUSTIN MCGUIRK

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Verso

On Sale: 10/13/2015

Price: $19.95

ISBN: 978-1-781-68868-7

What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city?

In Radical Cities, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people and ideas shaping the way cities are evolving.

Ever since the mid twentieth century, when the dream of modernist utopia went to Latin America to die, the...

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ACROSS LATIN AMERICA IN SEARCH OF A NEW ARCHITECTURE
Written by JUSTIN MCGUIRK

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages

Publisher: Verso

On Sale: 06/10/2014

Price: $29.95

ISBN: 978-1-781-68280-7

In Radical Cities, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people and ideas shaping the way cities are evolving.

Ever since the mid twentieth century, when the dream of modernist utopia went to Latin America to die, the continent has been a testing ground for exciting new conceptions of the...

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THE BEAUTIFUL GAME FROM THE AZTECS TO THE WORLD CUP: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF HOW SOCCER SHAPED LATIN AMERICA
Written by ANDREAS CAMPOMAR

Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages

Publisher: Riverhead Books

On Sale: 05/06/2014

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-1-594-48586-2

The definitive book about the national identities, heroes, and dramatic stories from Latin American soccer throughout history—in time for the 2014 World Cup.

“Golazo!” means “amazing goal!” And the word  perfectly captures the unique, exuberant, all-encompassing, passionate role that soccer plays in Latin America.

Andreas Campomar offers readers the definitive history of Latin American soccer from the early, deadly Mesoamerican ballgames to the multi-billion dollar international business it is...

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THE 500-YEAR LEGACY THAT SHAPED A NATION
Written by RAY SUAREZ

Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages

Publisher: Celebra

On Sale: 09/03/2013

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-451-23814-6

THE COMPANION BOOK TO THE PBS DOCUMENTARY SERIES

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have helped shaped our nation and have become, with more than fifty million people, the largest minority in the United States. This companion to the landmark PBS miniseries vividly and candidly tells how the story of Latino Americans is the story of our country.

Author and acclaimed journalist Ray Suarez explores the lives of Latino American men and women over a...

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EL LEGADO DE 500 AñOS QUE DIO FORMA A UNA NACIóN
Written by RAY SUAREZ

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Celebra

On Sale: 09/03/2013

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-451-23815-3

EL LIBRO COMPLEMENTARIO DE LA CONOCIDA SERIE DOCUMENTAL DE PBS

Latino americanos relata la rica y variada historia de los Latinos que han contribuido a darle forma a nuestra nación, y quienes se han convertido —con más de 50 millones de personas— en la minoría más numerosa de los Estados Unidos. Este complemento de la conocida miniserie de PBS relata, de manera vívida y franca, cómo la historia de los lationamericanos es la historia de nuestro país.

El aclamado periodista y autor Ray Suarez...

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POLITICS, PSYCHOANALYSIS, AND RELIGION IN TIMES OF TERROR
Written by BRUNO BOSTEELS

Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages

Publisher: Verso

On Sale: 08/21/2012

Price: $34.95

ISBN: 978-1-844-67755-9

This book assesses the untimely relevance of Marx and Freud for Latin America, thinkers alien to the region who became an inspiration to its beleaguered activists, intellectuals, writers and artists during times of political and cultural oppression.

Bruno Bosteels presents ten case studies arguing that art and literature—the novel, poetry, theatre, film—more than any militant tract or theoretical essay, can give us a glimpse into Marxism and psychoanalysis, not so much as sciences of history...

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PATHS OF THE LATIN AMERICAN LEFT
Written by EMIR SADER

Format: Hardcover, 192 pages

Publisher: Verso

On Sale: 10/24/2011

Price: $26.95

ISBN: 978-1-844-67692-7

The New Mole is a major new analysis of recent developments in Latin American politics by one of the continent’s leading political thinkers. Emir Sader explains the resurgence of radicalism in terms of the region’s history and explores its theoretical underpinning. The book is unusual in combining succinct judgments with broad chronological and geographical sweep—covering a period running from the early twentieth century to the present and detailing the political interplay between...

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A HISTORY OF LATINOS IN AMERICA
Written by JUAN GONZALEZ

Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages

Publisher: Penguin Books

On Sale: 05/31/2011

Price: $19.00

ISBN: 978-0-143-11928-9

A sweeping history of the Latino experience in the United States- thoroughly revised and updated.

The first new edition in ten years of this important study of Latinos in U.S. history, Harvest of Empire spans five centuries-from the first New World colonies to the first decade of the new millennium. Latinos are now the largest minority group in the United States, and their impact on American popular culture-from food to entertainment to literature-is greater than ever. Featuring family...

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