Best Sellers: Latin American History, February 23, 2012

April 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Black in Latin America
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
New York University Press
2011. ISBN 9780814732984. $26.95

2) The Golden Empire: Spain, Charles V and the Creation of America
Thomas, Hugh
Random House
2010. ISBN 9781400061259. $35

3) The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights
Blackburn, Robin
2011. ISBN 9781844675692. $34.95

4) Beyond La Frontera: The History of Mexico‚ U.S. Migration
Overmyer-Velázquez, Mark
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780195382228. $26.95

5) Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature
López, Marissa K.
New York University Press
2011. ISBN 9780814752616. $75

6) The Last Colonial Massacre: Latin America in the Cold War
Grandin, Greg
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226306902. $22.50

7) The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America
Rabe, Stephen G.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780195333237. $19.95

8) The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization
Carmagnani, Marcello
University of California Press
2011. ISBN 9780520247987. $60

9) Mexico and Its Diaspora in the United States: Policies of Emigration Since 1848
Délano, Alexandra
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107011267. $90

10) Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean
Von Tunzelmann, Alex
Henry Holt
2011. ISBN 9780805090673. $30

11) Politics, Identity, and Mexico’s Indigenous Rights Movements
Eisenstadt, Todd A.
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107001206. $82

12) Rural Protest and the Making of Democracy in Mexico, 1968‚ 2000
Trevizo, Dolores
Pennsylvania State University Press
2011. ISBN 9780271037875. $64.95

13) The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro and America’s Doomed Invasion of Cuba’s Bay of Pigs
Rasenberger, Jim
2011. ISBN 9781416596509. $32

14) Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.‚ Mexico Border
St. John, Rachel
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691141541. $29.95

15) Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America
Krauze, Enrique
2011. ISBN 9780066214733. $29.99

16) Account of the Fables and Rites of the Incas
de Molina, Cristóbal
University of Texas Press
2011. ISBN 9780292723832. $55

17) Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic
Pappademos, Melina
University of North Carolina Press
2011. ISBN 9780807834909. $39.95

18) Allende’s Chile and the Inter-American Cold War
Harmer, Tanya
University of North Carolina Press
2011. ISBN 9780807834954. $45

19) The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Concise History
Munton, Don
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199795703. $19.95

20) Secret Wars and Secret Policies in the Americas, 1842‚ 1929
Schuler, Friedrich E.
University of New Mexico Press
2010. ISBN 9780826344892. $45

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