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New and Published Books

  1. Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions

    The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective

    By Anita Ferrara

    In 1990, after the end of the Pinochet regime, the newly-elected democratic government of Chile established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate and report on some of the worst human rights violations committed under the seventeen-year military dictatorship. The Chilean TRC...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Latin America since Independence

    A History with Primary Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Alexander Dawson

    What is Latin America, after all? While histories of the "other" Americas often link disparate histories through revolutionary or tragic narratives, Latin America since Independence begins with the assumption that our efforts to imagine a common past for nearly thirty countries are deeply...

    Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Peasants and Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a country which, until the earthquake of 2010, remained largely outside the focus of world interest and outside the important international historical currents during its existence as a free nation. The nineteenth century was the decisive period in Haitian history, serving to shape the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Haitian Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    Man, Land and Markets

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a very poor country with a stagnant economy. This title, first published in 1983, considers the Haitian economy, placing it in its historical context, and explores the reasons why it has performed so badly. Mats Lundahl examines agriculture, which has failed to provide an adequate standard...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Travel Writing of Latin America

    By Claire Lindsay

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book considers how contemporary travelers from Latin America write their journeys at and about home. How do Latin American writers of the late twentieth-century negotiate the hybrid and volatile category of travel writing, which has been shaped in large part by myriad Euro-American travelers?...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cinema and Inter-American Relations

    Tracking Transnational Affect

    By Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Cinema and Inter-American Relations studies the key role that commercial narrative films have played in the articulation of the political and cultural relationship between the United States and Latin America since the onset of the Good Neighbor policy (1933). Pérez Melgosa analyzes the evolution of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Law and Society in Latin America

    A New Map

    Edited by Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America has changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked a widespread transition to democracy, fundamental institutional innovations have been introduced, and processes of globalization have had profound...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rural Development and the Construction of New Markets

    Edited by Paul Hebinck, Sergio Schneider, Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book focuses on empirical experiences related to market development, and specifically new markets with structurally different characteristics than mainstream markets. Europe, Brazil, China and the rather robust and complex African experiences are covered to provide a rich multidisciplinary and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Political Documentary Cinema in Latin America

    Edited by Antonio Traverso, Kristi M. Wilson

    The chapters in this book show the important role that political documentary cinema has played in Latin America since the 1950s. Political documentary cinema in Latin America has a long history of tracing social injustice and suffering, depicting political unrest, intervening in periods of crisis...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Water for the Americas

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Mordechai Shechter

    Series: Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy

    The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities....

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge