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The Invention of the Favela

The Invention of the Favela

Licia do Prado Valladares

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For the first time available in English, Licia do Prado Valladares’s classic anthropological study of Brazil’s vast, densely populated urban living environments reveals how the idea of the favela ... More

Rice in the Time of SugarThe Political Economy of Food in Cuba

Rice in the Time of Sugar: The Political Economy of Food in Cuba

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651422
eISBN:
9781469651446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

How did Cuba’s long-established sugar trade result in the development of an agriculture that benefited consumers abroad at the dire expense of Cubans at home? In this history of Cuba, Louis A. Pérez ... More

Slave No MoreSelf-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Aline Helg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649634
eISBN:
9781469649658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649634.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Commanding a vast historiography of slavery and emancipation, Aline Helg reveals as never before how significant numbers of enslaved Africans across the entire Western Hemisphere managed to free ... More

PrietoYorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Henry B. Lovejoy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic ... More

The Occupation of HavanaWar, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Elena A. Schneider

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645353
eISBN:
9781469645377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1762, British forces mobilized more than 230 ships and 26,000 soldiers, sailors, and enslaved Africans to attack Havana, one of the wealthiest and most populous ports in the Americas. They met ... More

The People of the RiverNature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Oscar de la Torre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. He draws on social and ... More

Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Iñigo García-Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636573
eISBN:
9781469636634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America’s key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. This political ... More

Making Machu PicchuThe Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Mark Rice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the transformation of Machu Picchu from an obscure archaeological site into a global tourist destination and national symbol of Peru. This book illustrates how, from the very ... More

Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico today is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report the news, and Mexicans have taken to the street to defend freedom of expression. As Benjamin T. Smith demonstrates in this ... More

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second EditionNew Roots in the Old North State

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Hannah Gill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Now thoroughly updated and revised—with a new chapter on the Dreamer movement and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA)—this book offers North Carolinians a better understanding ... More

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