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The Johnson Administration's Cuba Policy From

The Johnson Administration's Cuba Policy From "Dirty War" to Passive Containment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
December 01, 2020

This book presents the reader with a detailed analysis of the U.S. policy toward Cuba that was designed and adopted by the Lyndon B. Johnson administration. Based in governmental and other sources from both the U.S. and Cuba, the book analyzes the changes in the U.S. policy and its political and ...

Cartographic Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Americas

Cartographic Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Americas

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ernesto Capello, Julia B. Rosenbaum
November 17, 2020

During the nineteenth century, gridding, graphing and surveying proliferated as never before as nations and empires expanded into hitherto "unknown" territories. Though nominally geared toward justifying territorial claims and collecting scientific data, expeditions also produced vast troves of ...

Education in Revolutionary Struggles Iván Illich, Paulo Freire, Ernesto Guevara and Latin American Thought

Education in Revolutionary Struggles Iván Illich, Paulo Freire, Ernesto Guevara and Latin American Thought

1st Edition

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Andrés Donoso Romo
September 14, 2020

Education in Revolutionary Struggles introduces us to the fascinating world of Latin American educational thought in the third quarter of the 20th century. It discusses the contributions of three of the most distinguished intellectuals of the period – Iván Illich, Paulo Freire and Ernesto Guevara –...

Hearing Enslaved Voices African and Indian Slave Testimony in British and French America, 1700–1848

Hearing Enslaved Voices African and Indian Slave Testimony in British and French America, 1700–1848

1st Edition

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Sophie White, Trevor Burnard
September 02, 2020

This book focuses on alternative types of slave narratives, especially courtroom testimony, and interrogates how such narratives were produced, the societies (both those that were majority slave societies and those in which slaves were a distinct minority of the population) in which testimony was ...

Kinship and Incestuous Crime in Colonial Guatemala

Kinship and Incestuous Crime in Colonial Guatemala

1st Edition

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Sarah N. Saffa
September 02, 2020

Kinship and Incestuous Crime in Colonial Guatemala examines social relations in colonial Guatemala through the lens of incest. Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative analyses of incest trials from the Spanish secular courts, this study shows that incest codes were not homogenous nor ...

Free People of Color in the Spanish Atlantic Race and Citizenship, 1780–1850

Free People of Color in the Spanish Atlantic Race and Citizenship, 1780–1850

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Federica Morelli
August 07, 2020

This book grapples with the important contemporary question of the boundaries of citizenship and access to naturalization by analyzing a body of relevant juridical sources, dating from the end of the eighteenth century to the first half of the nineteenth century, concerning the free people of color...

The Monroe Doctrine in a Contemporary Perspective

The Monroe Doctrine in a Contemporary Perspective

1st Edition

Denneth M. Modeste
February 04, 2020

This book surveys the impact of the Monroe Doctrine on United States relations with Latin America, with a particular focus on the Caribbean Basin, since its proclamation in 1823. It explores the historical role of the Monroe Doctrine as the instrument to foreclose future European colonial ...

The Global Perspective of Urban Labor in Mexico City, 1910–1929 El Mundo al Revés

The Global Perspective of Urban Labor in Mexico City, 1910–1929 El Mundo al Revés

1st Edition

Stephan Fender
December 05, 2019

The Global Perspective of Urban Labor in Mexico City, 1910–1929 examines the global entanglement of the Mexican labor movement during the Mexican Revolution. It describes how global influences made their entry into labor culture through the cinema, the theater, and labor festivals as well as into ...

The Last Year of President Kennedy and the

The Last Year of President Kennedy and the "Multiple Path" Policy Toward Cuba

1st Edition

Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
November 28, 2019

This book presents new aspects of the U.S. "multiple path" policy toward Cuba that was designed and adopted after the Missile Crisis (October 1962) until the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963, from a Cuban perspective. The policy was characterized by its contradictory profile,...

Transnational Perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America

Transnational Perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America

1st Edition

Jenny Mander, David Midgley, Christine Beaule
September 25, 2019

Ranging geographically from Tierra del Fuego to California and the Caribbean, and historically from early European sightings and the utopian projects of would-be colonizers to the present-day cultural politics of migrant communities and international relations, this volume presents a rich variety ...

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World

1st Edition

Lawrence Aje, Nicolas Gachon
July 02, 2019

Traces and Memories deals with the foundation, mechanisms and scope of slavery-related memorial processes, interrogating how descendants of enslaved populations reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process. While memory ...

Science and Society in Latin America Peripheral Modernities

Science and Society in Latin America Peripheral Modernities

1st Edition

Pablo Kreimer
April 04, 2019

In the form of a sociological pilgrimage, this book approaches some topics essential to understanding the role of science in Latin America, juxtaposing several approaches and exploring three main lines: First, the production and use of knowledge in these countries, viewed from a historical and ...

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