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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Viva La Revolucion: Hobsbawm on Latin America by Eric Hobsbawm
    Viva La Revolucion: Hobsbawm on Latin America - by Eric Hobsbawm

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349141299 | ISBN 10: 0349141290

    Viva La Revolucion is Hobsbawm's magisterial work on Latin America, the fruit of forty years' writing about the continent.   In his autobiography Interesting Times: A Twentieth Century Life, published in 2002 when he was eighty-five years old, the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Day of Oppression, and the First Day of the Same by Jeffery Webber
    The Last Day of Oppression, and the First Day of the Same - by Jeffery Webber

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745399539 | ISBN 10: 0745399533

    In this penetrating volume, Jeffery Webber explains the political dynamics and conflicts underpinning the contradictory evolution of left-wing governments and social movements in Latin America in the last two decades.   Throughout the 2000s, L ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Frank
    Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America - by Dana Frank

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608465354 | ISBN 10: 1608465357

    Women banana workers have organized themselves and gained increasing control over their unions, their workplaces, and their lives.  Highly accessible and narrative in style, Bananeras recounts the history and growth of this vital movement and sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out in the Periphery: Latin America
    Out in the Periphery: Latin America's Gay Rights Revolution - by Omar G. Encarnación

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780199356652 | ISBN 10: 0199356653

    Known around the world as a bastion of machismo and Catholicism, Latin America in recent decades has emerged as the undisputed gay rights leader of the Global South. More surprising yet, nations such as Argentina have surpassed more "developed" natio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tupac Amaru Rebellion by Charles F. Walker
    The Tupac Amaru Rebellion - by Charles F. Walker

    £14.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780674659995 | ISBN 10: 0674659996

    The largest rebellion in the history of Spain’s American empire — a conflict greater in territory and costlier in lives than the contemporaneous American Revolution — began as a local revolt against colonial authorities in 1780. As an official collec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moments of Mindfulness: Latin Spirit by Danielle and Olivier Föllmi
    Moments of Mindfulness: Latin Spirit - by Danielle and Olivier Föllmi

    £8.95   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780500518229 | ISBN 10: 050051822x

    Moments of Mindfulness: Ancestral aphorisms and reflections that open windows on a world of wisdom   Danielle and Olivier Föllmi travelled far and wide to witness the celebrations, landscapes, rituals and traditions of cultures all over the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture by Justin McGuirk
    Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture - by Justin McGuirk

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688687 | ISBN 10: 1781688680

    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 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drug War Capitalism by Dawn Paley
    Drug War Capitalism - by Dawn Paley

    £13.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849351935 | ISBN 10: 1849351937

    The drug war is less about cocaine or marijuana than it is about social, economic, and territorial control. In Drug War Capitalism, Dawn Paley lays bare the mechanisms through which state and corporate interests are advanced under the pretext of figh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by Óscar Martínez
    The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail - by Óscar Martínez

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781682975 | ISBN 10: 1781682976

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist & The Financial Times  One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many ... more

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  • Cover image of book ˇViva South America! A Journey Through a Restless Continent by Oliver Balch
    ˇViva South America! A Journey Through a Restless Continent - by Oliver Balch

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571312467 | ISBN 10: 0571312462

    Simon Bolívar once inspired a continent to rise from serfdom and throw off the shackles of Spanish rule. With lance and law book, he and his fellow Liberators set the course for independence, freedom and equality.   ˇViva South America! sets ... more

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  • Cover image of book Faces of Latin America (4th Revised edition) by Duncan Green and Sue Branford
    Faces of Latin America (4th Revised edition) - by Duncan Green and Sue Branford

    £18.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781899365760 | ISBN 10: 1899365761

    Faces of Latin America has sold more than 50,000 copies since it first appeared in 1991, and is widely considered to be the best available introduction in English to the economies, politics, demography, social structures, environment and cultures of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Democracy and Revolution; Latin America and Socialism Today by D. L. Raby
    Democracy and Revolution; Latin America and Socialism Today - by D. L. Raby

    £24.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780745324357 | ISBN 10: 0745324355

    Is socialism dead since the fall of the Soviet Union? What is the way forward fo the Left? D.L. Raby argues that Cuba and above all Venezuela provide inspiration for anti-globalization and anti-capitalist movements accross the world. Another world is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ripped and Torn: Levi
    Ripped and Torn: Levi's, Latin America and the Bue Jean Dream - by Amaranta Wright

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091900847 | ISBN 10: 0091900840

    When Amaranta Wright was hired by Levi's to travel through Latin America - her brief to befriend local teenagers and report back on their lives - she saw it as a means to explore a continent she loved. But as time passed and she witnessed first-hand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tropics of Desire: Interventions from Queer Latino America by Jose Quiroga
    Tropics of Desire: Interventions from Queer Latino America - by Jose Quiroga

    £19.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780814769539 | ISBN 10: 0814769535

    From its sweaty beats to the pulsating music on the streets, Latin/o America is perceived in the United States as the land of heat, the toy store for Western sex. Drawing on diverse cultural examples such as the performance of bolero and salsa, ... more

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