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  1. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100 Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into animals and animal ... .... Learn More
  2. The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela

    The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela: Crime and Revolution [Hardback]

    David Smilde (Editor); Veronica Zubillaga (Editor); Rebecca Hanson (Editor)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947127
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Crime and violence soared in twenty-first-century Venezuela even as poverty and inequality decreased, contradicting the conventional wisdom that these are the underlying causes of violence. The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela explains the rise of... .... Learn More
  3. Street Matters

    Street Matters: A Critical History of Twentieth-Century Urban Policy in Brazil [Hardback]

    Fernando Lara (Author); Ana Paula Koury (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780822947134
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Street Matters links urban policy and planning with street protests in Brazil. It begins with the 2013 demonstrations that ostensibly began over public transportation fare increases but quickly grew to address larger questions of inequali... .... Learn More
  4. Faith in Democracy

    Faith in Democracy: The Political Power of Religion during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil [Paperback]

    Massimo Sciarretta (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9788869773754
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: History
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    The current work historically reconstructs the role played by the Brazilian Catholic Church during the military dictatorship that governed the country from 1964 to 1985. If in Latin America the denial of identity and rights has for centuries gone... .... Learn More
  5. Embodying Modernity

    Embodying Modernity: Global Fitness Culture and Building the Brazilian Body [Hardback]

    Daniel Silva (Author)

    £39.50

    ISBN: 9780822947110
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Illuminations
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    Since the late 20th-century, mainstream popular culture in Brazil has developed an intimate relationship with fitness culture
    face=Calibri>– a vast, fluid, and pervasive network of images and commodities, bodies of knowledge,... .... Learn More
  6. Intercolonial Intimacies

    Intercolonial Intimacies: Relinking Latin/o America to the Philippines, 1898-1964 [Hardback]

    Paula Park (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947097
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Illuminations
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    As a nation, the Philippines has a colonial history with both Spain and the United States. Its links to Latin/o America are longstanding and complex. Intercolonial Intimacies interrogates the legacy of the Spanish Empire and the cultural hegemony ... .... Learn More
  7. Community of Peace

    Community of Peace: Performing Geographies of Ecological Dignity in Colombia [Hardback]

    Christopher Courtheyn (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947141
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Achieving peace is often thought about in terms of military operations or state negotiations. Yet, it also happens at the grassroots level where communities envision and create peace on their own. The San José de Apartadó Peace Community of small-... .... Learn More
  8. Against Racism

    Against Racism: Organizing for Social Change in Latin America [Hardback]

    Monica Moreno (Editor); Peter Figueroa (Editor)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947103
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Powerful narratives often describe Latin American nations as fundamentally mestizo. These narratives have hampered the acknowledgement of racism in the region, but recent multiculturalist reforms have increased recognition of Black and Indigenous ... .... Learn More
  9. Cuban Studies 50

    Cuban Studies 50 [Hardback]

    Alejandro de la Fuente (Editor)

    £50.50

    ISBN: 9780822946229
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Cuban Studies
    Volume: 50
    Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. In publication since 1970, and under Alejandro de la Fuente’s editorial leadership since 2013... .... Learn More
  10. Poets, Philosophers, Lovers

    Poets, Philosophers, Lovers: On the Writings of Giannina Braschi [Hardback]

    Frederick Luis Aldama (Editor); Tess O'Dwyer (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822946182
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    This collection of essays, by fifteen scholars across diverse fields, explores forty years of writing by Giannina Braschi, one of the most revolutionary Latinx authors of her generation. Since the 1980s, Braschi’s linguistic and structural ingenui... .... Learn More

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