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2008

Ablard, Jonathan D.
Madness in Buenos Aires: Patients, Psychiatrists, and the Argentine State 1880-1983
Ohio University Press/ Swallow Press

Aguilar, Mario I.
The History and Politics of Latin American Theology, Volume 2: Theology and Civil Society
SCM-Canterbury Press

Alejandro, Estenós Loayza
Identidad, Cultura y Desarrollo en América Latina: Principales Líneas de Reflexión en la Actualidad
Universidad Católica San Pablo

Almeida, Paul D.
Waves of Protest: Popular Struggle in El Salvador, 1925-2005
University of Minnesota Press

Araujo, Ana Lucia
Romantisme tropical: l'aventure illustrée d'un peintre français au Brésil
Quebec, Presses de l'Université Laval

Arias , Arturo
Receives the Miguel Ángel Asturias National Prize in Literature 2008, Guatemala’s most prestigious literary award. Dedicated to the memory of the former Guatemalan writer, statesman, and Nobel winner, the one-time only award recognizes a writer's body of work.

Arias, Santa & Barney Warf, eds.
The Spatial Turn: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
London: Routledge

Arias, Santa & Eyda Merediz, eds.
Approaches to Teaching the Writings of Bartolome de las Casas
NY: MLA

Auyero, Javier; Swistun, Débora Alejandra
Inflamable: Etudio del Sufrimiento Ambiental
Editorial Paidós

Baklanoff, Eric N. & Edward Moseley, eds.
Yucatán in an Era of Globalization
The University of Alabama Press

Bank Muñoz, Carolina
Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender, and Shop-Floor Politics in Mexico and The United States
Cornell University Press

Becker, Marc
Indians and Leftists in the Making of Ecuador's Modern Indigenous Movements
Duke University Press

Benavides, O. Hugo
Drugs, Thugs, and Divas: Telenovelas and Narco-Dramas in Latin America
University of Texas Press

Bourget, Steve; Jones, Kimberly L., eds.
The Art of Archaeology of the Moche: An Ancient Andean Society of the Peruvian North Coast
University of Texas Press

Buchenau, Jürgen
Mexican Mosaic: A Brief History of Mexico
Harlan Davidson, Inc.

Call, Charles T.; Wyeth, Vanessa
Building States to Build Peace
Lynne Rienner Publishers

Carruyo, Light
Producing Knowledge, Protecting Forests: Rural Encounters with Gender, Ecotourism, and International Aid in the Dominican Republic
Penn State University Press

Carter, Thomas F.
The Quality of Home Runs: The Passion, Politics, and Language of Cuban Baseball
Duke University Press

Castañeda Delgado, Paulino; Cociña Manuel J.; García Lomas Mier, José María, coord.
En el V Centenario de Isabel la Católica: XVI Simposio de Historia de la Iglesia en España y América (Academia de Historia Eclesiástica)
Publicaciones Obra Social y Cultural Cajasur

Castañeda Delgado, Paulino; Cociña Manuel J.; García Lomas Mier, José María, coord.
La Libertad de Conciencia: XVII Simposio de Historia de la Iglesia en España y América (Academia de Historia Eclesiástica)
Publicaciones Obra Social y Cultural Cajasur

Chomsky, Aviva
Linked Labor Stories: New England, Colombia, and the Making of a Global Working Class
Duke University Press

Crandall, Russell C.
The United States and Latin America: After the Cold War
Cambridge University Press

Dávila, Arlene
Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race
NYU Press

de la Fuente, Alejandro
Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century
University of North Carolina Press

Delpar, Helen
Looking South: The Evolution of Latin Americanist Scholarship in the United States, 1850-1975
University of Alabama Press

Díaz, Alvaro
América Latina y el Caribe: La Propiedad Intelectual después de los Tratados de Libre Comercio
CEPAL

Dwyer, John J.
The Agrarian Dispute: The Expropriation of American-Owned Rural Land in Postrevolutionary Mexico
Duke University Press

Echeverría Almeida, José; Jaramillo Sevilla, Xavier
Laguna de Yahuarcocha: Patrimonio Natural y Cultural de la Sierra Norte del Ecuador
Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana "Benjamín Carrión"

Erikson, Daniel P.
The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, The United States, and the Next Revolution
Bloomsbury Press

Escobar, Arturo
Territories of Difference: Place, Movements, Life, Redes
Duke University Press

Fajnzylber, Pablo; Guasch, J. Luis; López, J. Humberto, eds.
Does the Investment Climate Matter?: Microeconomic Foundations of Growth in Latin America
Palgrave Macmillan/ The World Bank

Faundes Sánchez, Christián
El Agua como Factor Estratégico en la Relación entre Chile y los Países Vecinos
Academia Nacional de Estudios Políticos y Estratégicos

Ferro, Silvia Lilian
Género y Propiedad Rural
PROINDER, Secretaria de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Alimentación, Buenos Aires Argentina

Fischer, Brodwyn
A Poverty of Rights: Citizenship and Inequality in Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro
Stanford University Press

Fischer, María Luisa
Neruda: Contrucción y legados de una figura cultural
Santiago, Chile: Editorial Universitaria

Fitzgerald, David
A Nation of Emigrants: How Mexico Manages its Migration
University of California Press

Fox, Jonathan
Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico
Oxford University Press

Fukuyama, Francis, ed.
Falling Bahind: Explaining the Development Gap Between Latin America and the United States
Oxford University Press

Gabara, Esther
Errant Modernism: The Ethos of Photography in Mexico and Brazil
Duke University Press

Gómez-Barris, Macarena
Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile
University of California Press

González-Barrera, Julián; Prólogo de: Bellini, Giuseppe
Un Viaje de Ida y Vuelta: América en las Comedias del Primer Lope (1562-1598)
América sin nombre/ Universidad de Alicante

Gootenberg, Paul
Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug
University of North Carolina Press

Gotkowitz, Laura
A Revolution for Our Rights: Indigenous Struggles for Land and Justice in Bolivia, 1880-1952
Duke University Press

Grabman, Richard
Gods Gachupines and Gringos: A People's History of Mexico
Editorial Mazatlán

Graff Zivin, Erin
The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary
Duke University Press

Gray, Alexander I. & Antoni Kapcia
The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society
University Press of Florida

Guimarães, Cardoso, Elias, Purcell
Mercados de Trabalho e Oportunidades. Reestruturação Econômica, Mudança Ocupacional e Desigualdade na Inglaterra e no Brasil
Rio de Janeiro: Editora da FGV

Hale, Charles A.
Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Profirian Liberalism: the Man, his Career, and his Ideas, 1856-1930
Stanford University Press

Hearn, Adrian H.
Cuba: Religion, Social Capital, and Development
Duke University Press

Hernández-León, Rubén
Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States
University of California Press

Jáuregui, Carlos A.
The Conquest on Trial: Carvajal's Complaint of the Indians in the Court of Death
The Pennsylvania State University Press

Joseph, Gilbert M. & Daniela Spenser, eds.
In from the Cold: Latin America’s New Encounter with the Cold War
Duke University Press

Kaminsky, Amy K.
Argentina: Stories for a Nation
University of Minnesota Press

Kelly, Patty
Lydia's Open Door: Inside Mexico's Most Modern Brothel
University of California Press

Lamana, Gonzalo
Domination Without Dominance: Inca-Spanish Encounters in Early Colonial Peru
Duke University Press

Lazar, Sian
El Alto, Rebel City: Self and Citizenship in Andean Bolivia
Duke University Press

Legrás, Horacio
Literature and Subjection: The Economy of Writing and Marginality in Latin America
University of Pittsburgh Press

Leinaweaver, Jessaca B.
The Circulation of Children: Kinship, Adoption, and Morality in Andean Peru
Duke University Press

Leiva, Fernando Ignacio
Latin American Neostructuralism: the Contradictions of Post-Neoliberal Development
University of Minnesota Press

Levi, Heather
The World of Lucha Libre: Secrets, Revelations, and Mexican National Identity
Duke University Press

Lomas, Laura
Translating Empire: José Martí, Migrant Latino Subjects, and American Modernities
Duke University Press

Longaric, Karen
Solución de Controversias en la Integración Sudamericana
Programa Estratégica en Bolivia (PIEB)

López Alfonso, Francisco José; Prólogo: Becerra, Eduardo
Sombras de la Libertad: Una Aproximación a la Literatura Brasileña
América sin nombre/ Universidad de Alicante

Luis-Brown, David
Waves of Decolonization: Discoruses of Race and Hemispheric Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico, and The United States
Duke University Press

Luis-Brown, David
Waves of Decolonization: Discourses of Race and Hemispheric Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico and the United States
Duke University Press

Martiatu, Inés María; Translated by: Harris II, Emmanuel
Over the Waves and Other Stories/ Sobre las Olas y Otros Cuentos
Swan Isle Press

Martínez, María Elena
Geneological Fictions: Limpieza de Sangre, Religión, and Gender in Colonial Mexico
Stanford University Press

Mercado, Sarli E
Cartografías del destierro: en torno a la poesía de Juan Gelman y Luisa Futoransky
Buenos Aires: Corregidor

Merluzzi, Manfredi
Memoria Histórica y Gobierno Imperial: Las Informaciones sobre el Origen y Descendencia del Gobierno de los Incas
Prohistoria Ediciones

Mora Salas, Minor
En el Borde: El Riesgo de Empobrecimiento de los Sectores Medios en Tiempos de Ajuste y Globalización
CLACSO

Motto, Cristina; Saez, Macarena
La mirada de los jueces: género en la jurisprudencia latinoamericana
Siglo del Hombre Editores

Motto, Cristina; Saez, Macarena
La mirada de los jueces: sexualidades diversas en la jurisprudencia latinoamericana
Siglo del Hombre Editores

Muñoz Ramírez, Gloria
El Fuego y la Palabra: Una Historia del Movimiento Zapatista
City Lights

Muñoz, Heraldo; Foreword: Annan, Kofi
A Solitary War: A Diplomat's Chronicle of the Iraq War and Its Lessons
Fulkrum Publishing

Murray, Pamela
For Glory and Bolivar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Saenz, 1797-1856
Austin: University of Texas Press

Nevins, Joseph; Photos by: Aizeki, Mizue
Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid
City Lights

No, Song I.
Cien años de contrahegemonía: Transculturación y heterogeneidad
Fondo Editorial de Universidad Mayor Nacional de San Marcos

Norton, Marcy
Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World
Cornell University Press

Nunes, Zita
Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas
University of Minnesota Press

Ondetti, Gabriel
Land, Protest, and Politics: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for Agrarian Reform in Brazil
The Pennsylvania State University Press

Ortega Ortiz, Reynaldo Yunuen
Movilización y democracia España y México
El Colegio de México

Padilla, Tanalís
Rural Resistance in the Land of Zapata: The Jaramillista Movement and the Myth of the Pax Priísta, 1940-1962
Duke University Press

Payne, Leigh A.
Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence
Duke University Press

Pelton, Robert S.
Aparecida: Quo Vadis?
University of Scranton Press

Pérez Jr., Louis A.
Cuba in the American Imagination: Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos
The University of North Carolina Press

Petrella, Ivan.
Beyond Liberation Theology: A Polemic
SCM-Canterbury Press

Philippou, Styliane
Oscar Niemeyer: Curves of Irreverence
Yale University Press

Pierce, Donna; Otsuka, Ronald, eds.
Asia & Spanish America: Trans-Pacific Artistic & Cultural Exchange, 1500-1850
Yale University Press

Pine, Adrienne
Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras
University of California Press

Raigosa Sotelo, Luis
Por una Vida sin Violencia. La Ley General de Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violencia: El Quehacer en la LX Legislatura, Antecedentes y Entorno
ITAM

Reyes, Marvin DeLos
Sueo en Llamas
Guatemala: Editorial Letra Negra

Reynoso, Carlos
Corrientes Teóricas en Antropología: Perspectivas desde el Siglo XXI
Editorial SB

Rodriguez-Hernandez, Saúl Mauricio & Torres Del Rio César
De milicias reales a militares contrainsurgentes: La institucion militar en Colombia del siglo XVIII al XXI
Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Roett, Riordan & Guadalupe Paz
China's Expansion into the Western Hemisphere: Implications for Latin America and the United States
Brookings Institution Press

Rothman, Franklin Daniel, ed.
Vidas Alagadas. Conflitos Socioambientais, Licenciamento e Barragens
Editora UFV

Sáenz Rouner, Eduardo; Translated by: Davidson, Russ
The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution
University of North Carolina Press

Saint-Germain, Michelle A., & Cynthia Chavez Metoyer
Women Legislators in Central America: Politics, Democracy, and Policy
University of Texas Press

Schamber, Pablo
De los Desechos a las Mercancías: Una Etnografía de los Cartoneros
Editorial SB

Schmidt Camacho, Alicia
Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
NYU Press

Schwartz, Stuart B.
All Can be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World
Yale University Press

Seed, Patricia
José Limón and La Malinche: The Dancer and the Dance
University of Texas Press

Sell, Barry D., Louise M. Burkhart, & Elizabeth R. Wright, eds.
Nahuatl Theater, Volume 3: Spanish Golden Age Drama in Mexican Translation
University of Oklahoma Press

Shefner, Jon
The Illusion of Civil Society: Democratization and Community Mobilization in Low-Income Mexico
The Pennsylvania State University Press

Siavelis, Peter M.; Morgenstern, Scott, eds.
Pathways to Power: Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America
The Pennsylvania State University Press

Sloan, Kathryn A.
Runaway Daughters: Seduction, Elopement, and Honor in Nineteenth-Century Mexico
University of New Mexico Press

Speed, Shannon
Rights in Rebellion: Indigenous Struggle and Human Rights in Chiapas
Stanford University Press

Stein, Ernesto & Mariano Tommasi, eds., with Pablo T. Spiller & Carlos Scartascini
Policymaking in Latin America: How Politics Shapes Policies
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Havard University

Taylor, Matthew A.
Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil
Stanford University Press

Valencia, Alberto
Historias de Guerra y Paz en el Caguán: Análisis comparativo de los Procesos de Paz con las FARC
Interamerican Democratic Institute

Van Cott, Donna Lee
Radical Democracy in the Andes
Cambridge University Press

Van Vleet, Krista E.
Performing Kinship: Narrative, Gender, and the Intimacies of Power in the Andes
University of Texas Press

Wasem, Marcos
Barroso y Sublime: Poética para Perlongher Prólogo de Roberto Echavarren
Ediciones Godot

Wey Gómez, Nicolás
The Tropics of Empire: Why Columbus Sailed Sourth to the Indies
The MIT Press

Whitfield, Esther
Cuban Currency: The Dollar and "Special Period" Fiction
University of Minnesota Press

Wiley, James
The Banana: Empires, Trade Wars, and Globalization
University of Nebraska Press

Words by: Bowden, Charles; Photographs by: Cardona, Julián
Exodus/ éxodo
University of Texas Press

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