Arguing that geospatial analysis holds great promise for much anthropological inquiry, the contributors have designed this volume to show how the powerful tools of GIScience can be used to benefit a variety of research programs.
Gender, Regionalism, and Political Subjectivity in Porto Alegre, Brazil
By Benjamin Junge
$65.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5944-5 July 2018
This anthropological study of grassroots community leaders in Porto Alegre, Brazil’s leftist hotspot, focuses on gender, politics, and regionalism during the early 2000s, when the Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores) was in power.
These letters, published in Spanish in 2010 and now translated for the first time into English, provide insight into Gabriela Mistral's work as a poet and illuminate her perspectives on politics, especially war and human rights.
This book recounts the mystery of the Gálvez murder and its resolution, an event that captured contemporaries’ imaginations throughout the Hispanic world and caused consternation on the part of authorities in both Mexico and Madrid.
Indian, Mexican, and Anglo Women in Print Culture, 1850–1950
By Amanda J. Zink
$75.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5918-6 June 2018
This work provides a compelling explanation of something that has bedeviled a number of feminist scholars: Why did popular authors like Edna Ferber continue to write conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional?
As a collection, these essays show that none of these themes account for Eastwood’s entire vision, which is multifaceted and often contradictory, dramatizing complex issues in powerful, character-driven narratives.