The Fortress Of Salvador In Colonial Brazil

In this book, Luiz Walter Coelho Filho contextualizes the planned city of Salvador by situating it in time and space, and analyzes its design, urban plan, and purpose, presenting...

Populista The Rise of Latin America's 21st Century Strongman

'An ambitious, riveting and essential book that has much to teach us about the recent history of this region, and about the human impulse towards populism that continues to shape...

The Battle for Peace The Long Road to Ending a War with the World's Oldest Guerrilla Army

This is the comprehensive account of the long and difficult road traveled to end the fifty-year armed conflict with the FARC, the oldest guerrilla army in the world; a long war...

Africans and Native Americans The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples

This volume will revise the way we look at the modern populations of Latin America and North America by providing a totally new view of the history of Native American and African...