Latin American/Caribbean Studies

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Accessible Citizenships

Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico

Julie Avril Minich

How disability provides a new perspective on our understanding of the nation and the citizen

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


Afro-Caribbean Religions

An Introduction to Their Historical, Cultural, and Sacred Traditions

Nathanial Samuel Murrell

A comprehensive introduction to the Caribbean’s African-based religions

440 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 9 halftones, 4 maps


Another Arabesque

Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil

John Tofik Karam

A revealing investigation of changing identity in a globalizing world

232 pages | 6 x 9


Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music

David F. García

The life and times of one of Cuba's most important musicians

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 18 figures, 12 halftones



The Carnival Culture of Trinidad

Peter Mason

How carnival expresses and celebrates Trinidadian culture

192 pages | 6 x 9


Between Race and Empire

African-Americans and Cubans before the Cuban Revolution

edited by Lisa Brock and Digna Casteñada Fuertes, foreword by Manning Marable

The relationship between the two peoples of color, their similar experiences with slavery and reaching for political power, and their parallel race consciousness

289 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table 26 halftones


Borderless Borders

U.S. Latinos, Latin Americans, and the Paradox of Interdependence

Edited by Frank Bonilla, Edwin MelÈndez, Rebecca Morales, and MarÌa de los Angeles Torres

Over the past several decades, Latinos in the United States have emerged as strategic actors in major processes of social transformation

336 pages | 6 x 9


The Brazilian Sound

Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil, Revised and Expanded Edition

Chris McGowan and Ricardo Pessanha

An encyclopedia survey of Brazilian popular music—now updated and expanded

256 pages | 7 x 10 | 10 figures, 171 halftones, 10 maps


Bridging the Americas

The Literature of Paule Marshall, Toni Morrison, and Gayl Jones

Stelamaris Coser

Now Available as an ebook!

A powerful argument for extending the boundaries of what is categorized as American literature

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figs.


By Heart/De Memoria

Cuban Women's Journeys In and Out of Exile

edited by María de los Angeles Torres

Remembering with the heart events and people from our past

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 figures 35 halftones


Caribbean Currents

Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae

Peter Manuel with Michael Largey

The classic introduction to the Caribbean's popular music brought up to date

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 39 line drawings, 51 halftones, 1 map


Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States

Essays on Incorporation, Identity, and Citizenship

Edited by Margarita Cervantes-Rodriguez, Ramon Grosfoguel, and Eric H. Mielants

A novel and interdisciplinary volume on the dynamics of migration with comparative case studies of the Caribbean experience

270 pages | 11 tables, 1 figure, 8 halftones, 2 maps


Chanting Down Babylon

The Rastafari Reader

Edited by William David Spencer, Adrian Anthony McFarlane, and Nathanial Samuel Murrell

A comprehensive and indispensable study of the Rastafarian Movement

467 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 table 1 figure


Chilean New Song

The Political Power of Music, 1960s-1973

J. Patrice McSherry

An examination of the Chilean New Song movement as an organic part of the struggles for progressive social change, deeper democracy, and social justice in Chile in the 1960s and early 1970s

254 pages | 6 x 9


Cold War in a Hot Zone

The United States Confronts Labor and Independence Struggles in the British West Indies

Gerald C. Horne

A fresh view of U.S involvement in the British West Indies during the Cold War

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones