Diálogos Series

Kris Lane, Series Editor

Understanding Latin America demands dialogue, deep exploration, and frank discussion of key topics. Founded by Lyman L. Johnson in 1992 and edited since 2013 by Kris Lane, the Diálogos Series focuses on innovative scholarship in Latin American history and related fields. The series, the most successful of its type, includes specialist works accessible to a wide readership and a variety of thematic titles, all ideally suited for classroom adoption by university and college teachers.

Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico

Edited by Javier Villa-FloresSonya Lipsett-Rivera

The history of emotions is a new approach to social history, and this book is the first in English to systematically examine emotions in colonial Mexico.

Native Brazil

Beyond the Convert and the Cannibal, 1500-1900
Edited by Hal Langfur

This volume is a significant contribution to understanding the ways Brazil’s native peoples shaped their own histories.

The Course of Andean History

By Peter V. N. Henderson

The only comprehensive history of Andean South America from initial settlement to the present, this useful book focuses on Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia, the four countries where the Andes have played a major role in shaping history.

Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico

Edited by Víctor M. Macías-GonzálezAnne Rubenstein

In Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico, historians and anthropologists explain how evolving notions of the meaning and practice of manhood have shaped Mexican history.

Modernizing Minds in El Salvador

Education Reform and the Cold War, 1960-1980
By Héctor Lindo-FuentesErik Ching

In this thoughtful collaborative study, the authors examine the processes by which education reform in El Salvador in the 1960s and 1970s became entwined in debates over theories of modernization and the politics of anticommunism.

A History of Mining in Latin America

From the Colonial Era to the Present
By Kendall Brown

Brown's focus on the legendary mines at Potosí and comparison of its operations to those of other mines in Latin America is a well-written and accessible study that is the first to span the colonial era to the present.

Slavery, Freedom, and Abolition in Latin America and the Atlantic World

By Christopher Schmidt-Nowara

Why slavery was so resilient and how people in Latin America fought against it are the subjects of this compelling study.

Subjects: Latin America

Cuauhtémoc's Bones

Forging National Identity in Modern Mexico
By Paul Gillingham

In this engaging study, Paul Gillingham uses the revelation of the forgery of Cuauhtémoc's tomb and the responses it evoked as a means of examining the set of ideas, beliefs, and dreams that bind societies to the nation-state.

Damned Notions of Liberty

Slavery, Culture, and Power in Colonial Mexico, 1640-1769
By Frank Proctor

This study explores the lived experience of slavery from the perspective of slaves themselves to reveal how the enslaved may have conceptualized and contested their subordinated social positions in New Spain's middle colonial period (roughly 1630"“1760s).

Irresistible Forces

Latin American Migration to the United States and Its Effects on the South
By Gregory WeeksJohn Weeks

This study examines the phenomenon of the impact of Latin American migration on the southeastern United States, a region that now has the nation's fastest growing immigrant population.

Subjects: Latin America

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