South to Freedom, Epic Mexico, Black Freedom in the Age of Slavery, and more in Latin American History | Academic Best Sellers

Best sellers in the field of Latin American history, September 2020 to date, as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

September 2020 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

book cover of South to Freedom (title in red lettering over a background of an old drawing of a Black woman on a field of gray)1. South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War.
Baumgartner, Alice
Basic Books
2020. ISBN 9781541617780. $32.00

2. Epic Mexico: A History from Earliest Times.
Rugeley, Terry
University of Oklahoma Press
2020. ISBN 9780806167077. $24.95

3. Black Freedom in the Age of Slavery: Race, Status, and Identity in the Urban Americas.
Marks, John Garrison
University of South Carolina Press
2020. ISBN 9781643361222. $89.99

4. Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy.
Thornton, Christy
University of California Press
2021. ISBN 9780520297159. $85.00

5. Adorned Body: Mapping Ancient Maya Dress.
Editor: Nicholas Carter
University of Texas Press
2020. ISBN 9781477320709. $60.00

6. Forging Ties, Forging Passports: Migration and the Modern Sephardi Diaspora.
Mays, Devi
Stanford University Press
2020. ISBN 9781503613201. $90.00

7. Her Cup for Sweet Cacao: Food in Ancient Maya Society.
Editor: Traci Ardren
University of Texas Press
2021. ISBN 9781477321645. $60.00

8. Cacicas: The Indigenous Women Leaders of Spanish America, 1492-1825.
Editor: Margarita R. Ochoa
University of Oklahoma Press
2021. ISBN 9780806168623. $45.00

9. Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging Since 1900.
Sanchez, Aaron E.
University of Oklahoma Press
2021. ISBN 9780806168432. $24.95

10. Mastering the Law: Slavery & Freedom in the Legal Ecology of the Spanish Empire.
Salazar-Rey, Ricardo Raúl
University of Alabama Press
2020. ISBN 9780817320669. $49.95

11. Out of the Shadow: Revisiting the Revolution from Post-Peace Guatemala.
Editor: Julie Gibbings
University of Texas Press
2020. ISBN 9781477320853. $45.00

12. Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico.
Snow, K. Mitchell
University Press of Florida
2020. ISBN 9780813066554. $90.00

13. Blood & Boundaries: The Limits of Religious and Racial Exclusion in Early Modern Latin America.
Schwartz, Stuart B.
Brandeis University Press
2020. ISBN 9781684580194. $75.00

14. Conquest of the Desert: Argentina's Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History.
Editor: Carolyne R. Larson
University of New Mexico Press
2020. ISBN 9780826362063. $95.00

15. Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile.
Bustamante, Michael J.
University of North Carolina Press
2021. ISBN 9781469662022. $95.00

16. Codex Sierra: A Nahuatl-Mixtec Book of Accounts from Colonial Mexico.
Editor: Kevin Terraciano
University of Oklahoma Press
2021. ISBN 9780806168470. $65.00

17. Singer's Needle: An Undisciplined History of Panama.
Vierba, Ezer
University of Chicago Press
2021. ISBN 9780226342313. $95.00

18. Cuzco: Incas, Spaniards, and the Making of a Colonial City.
Schreffler, Michael J.
Yale University Press
2020. ISBN 9780300218114. $75.00

19. Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America.
Miller, Nicola
Princeton University Press
2020. ISBN 9780691176758. $39.95

20. Business of Conquest: Empire, Love, and Law in the Atlantic World.
Legnani, Nicole D.
University of Notre Dame Press
2020. ISBN 9780268108960. $55.00

21. Nuestra America: My Family in the Vertigo of Translation.
Lomnitz-Adler, Claudio
Other Press
2021. ISBN 9781635420708. $27.99

22. Performance in the Zocalo: Constructing History, Race, and Identity in Mexico's Central Square from the Colonial Era to the Present.
Martinez, Ana
University of Michigan Press
2020. ISBN 9780472132096. $75.00

23. Religious Conflict in Brazil: Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century.
Helgen, Erika
Yale University Press
2020. ISBN 9780300243352. $65.00

24. Agrotropolis: Youth, Street, and Nation in the New Urban Guatemala.
Way, John T.
University of California Press
2021. ISBN 9780520291850. $85.00

25. Disruptive Archives: Feminist Memories of Resistance in Latin America's Dirty Wars.
Macmanus, Viviana Beatriz
University of Illinois Press
2020. ISBN 9780252043536. $110.00

26. Chilean Cinema in the Twenty-First-Century World
Editor: Vania Barraza
Wayne State University Press
2020. ISBN 9780814346815. $84.99

27. Revolutionary Visions: Jewish Life and Politics in Latin American Film.
Pridgeon, Stephanie M.
University of Toronto Press
2021. ISBN 9781487508142. $50.00

28. Business of Leisure: Tourism History in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Editor: Andrew Grant Wood
University of Nebraska Press
2021. ISBN 9781496213228. $99.00

29. Tastemakers and Tastemaking: Mexico and Curated Screen Violence.
Thornton, Niamh
State University of New York Press
2020. ISBN 9781438481135. $95.00

30. Fugitive Freedom: The Improbable Lives of Two Impostors in Late Colonial Mexico.
Taylor, William B.
University of California Press
2021. ISBN 9780520368569. $24.95

31. Cuban Hustle: Culture, Politics, Everyday Life.
Fernandes, Sujatha
Duke University Press
2020. ISBN 9781478008705. $94.95

32. Beyond the Happening: Performance Art and the Politics of Communication.
Spencer, Catherine
Manchester University Press
2020. ISBN 9781526144454. $120.00

33. Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo.
Ball, Molly C.
University Press of Florida
2020. ISBN 9781683401667. $90.00

34. Wage-Earning Slaves: Coartación in Nineteenth Century Cuba.
Varella, Claudia
University Press of Florida
2020. ISBN 9781683401650. $85.00

35. Revolution Around the Corner: Voices from the Puerto Rican Socialist Party in the United States.
Editor: José E. Velázquez
Temple University Press
2021. ISBN 9781439920541. $115.50

36. Fearful Vassals: Urban Elite Loyalty in the Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata 1776-1810.
Blanchard, Peter
University of Pittsburgh Press
2020. ISBN 9780822946199. $45.00

37. Principles in Power: Latin America and the Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy.
Walker, Vanessa
Cornell University Press
2020. ISBN 9781501713682. $45.00

38. Ch'ixinakax Utxiwa: On Practices and Discourses of Decolonization; Trans. By Molly Geidel.
Rivera Cusicanqui, Silvia
Polity Press
2020. ISBN 9781509537822. $49.95

39. New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990.
Lapidus, Benjamin L.
University Press of Mississippi
2021. ISBN 9781496831286. $99.00

40. Invention of Latin American Music: A Transnational History.
Palomino, Pablo
Oxford University Press
2020. ISBN 9780190687403. $99.00

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