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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 93 new and published books in the subject of Latin American History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Dynamics of Law

    4th Edition

    By Michael S Hamilton, George W Spiro

    Thoroughly revised and updated, this widely used text offers a concise introduction to the American legal system for students without a legal background. The book's coverage is cross-disciplinary, informed by the literature of law, business administration and the social sciences, especially public...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Silk and Insight

    By Yukio Mishima, Frank Gibney, Hiro Sato

    This is a tale based on the strike which took place in the mid-1950s at Omi Kenshi, a silk manufacturer not far from Tokyo. The events described reflect the management / labour tensions of the period and is a piece of social commentary on the transformation of Japanese business....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Decisions and Dilemmas: Case Studies in Presidential Foreign Policy Making Since 1945

    Case Studies in Presidential Foreign Policy Making Since 1945, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Strong

    This book's unique combination of case studies and commentaries provides the basis for a systematic discussion of the role of individual leaders and complex institutions in U.S. foreign policy making. The case studies present routine and urgent, controversial and consensus-driven decisions in nine...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Scratches on Our Minds: American Images of China and India

    American Images of China and India

    By Harold R. Isaacs

    A presentation of eight contemporary Chinese women writers, representing two generations of women with different backgrounds and experiences. The selections explore esthetic, cultural and ideological problems that continue to challenge Chinese women....

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation: National Interests and Regional Order

    National Interests and Regional Order

    By See Seng Tan

    New developments in the Asia Pacific are forcing regional officials to rethink the way they manage security issues. The contributors to this work explore why some forms of security cooperation and institutionalisation in the region have proven more feasible than others....

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. At Cross Purposes: U.S.-Taiwan Relations Since 1942

    U.S.-Taiwan Relations Since 1942

    By Richard C. Bush

    Written by the former chairman and managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan, this book sheds new light on key topics in the history of U.S.-Taiwan relations. It fills an important gap in our understanding of how the U.S. government addressed Taiwan and the Taiwan Strait issue from the...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Latin America in the World

    Edited by Jorge I Dominguez, Ana Covarrubias

    The Handbook of Latin America in the World explains how the Latin American countries have both reacted and contributed to changing international dynamics over the last 30 years. It provides a comprehensive picture of Latin America’s global engagement by looking at specific processes and issues that...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mexico-United States Relations

    The Semantics of Sovereignty

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Sovereignty is a key factor to consider when studying the Mexico-United States relationship. During most of the twentieth century, as a result of the new character of the Mexican post-revolutionary regime, there was a decoupling between the state’s maximalist discourse on sovereignty, and its...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge