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Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo and Laurel Marshal Potter’s new book provides a moving portrait of the liberatory praxis of El Salvador’s popular church, but its engagement with decolonial theory falls short.
Mike Amezcua’s book examines how Mexicans skillfully crafted communities and endured in Chicago amid segregation, displacement, immigration policy, and gentrification in the 20th century.
Darlene J. Sadlier’s monumental history of feature and short documentary film documents Brazil’s unique contribution to the genre while mapping a biography of the nation.
As daily life in Haiti goes on, evictions, displacement, and other experiences of urban space powerfully shape exclusion and belonging.
Anadelia A. Romo’s book analyzes the visual and symbolic reinvention of Salvador, exposing how tourism, the arts, and the elite emphasized Blackness as a unique element of Bahian identity for profit.
Historian Peter J. Watson's first book examines how former Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos used sports to garner support for his peace process with the FARC.
Camila Sosa Villada’s debut novel Bad Girls gives readers access to overlooked narratives of Latin American gender and sexuality.
Francesca Lessa’s book follows the trials of perpetrators of The Condor Plan, the transnational network of state agents that used torture and violence against the Latin American left during the 1970s.
Kimberly Theidon’s book explores the conjoined legacies of war-time violence against women, children, and nature in Peru and Colombia.
A new book traces the rise of Indigenous and peasant demands for a moratorium on mining in Ecuador.