Best Sellers: Latin American History, June 13, 2013

August 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
    Greenberg, Amy S.
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2012. ISBN 9780307592699. $30
  2. Mexican Muralism: A Critical History
    Anreus, Alejandro
    University of California Press
    2012. ISBN 9780520271616. $80
  3. Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959–1971
    Guerra, Lillian
    University of North Carolina Press
    2012. ISBN 9780807835630. $55
  4. The Politics of Modern Central America: Civil War, Democratization, and Underdevelopment
    Lehoucq, Fabrice
    Cambridge University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780521515061. $90
  5. Unbecoming Blackness: the Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America
    López, Antonio
    New York University
    2012. ISBN 9780814765463. $75
  6. Surrealism in Latin America: Vivísimo Muerto
    Ades, Dawn
    Getty Research Institute
    2012. ISBN 9781606061176. $35
  7. Human Rights and Transnational Solidarity in Cold War Latin America
    Mor, Jessica Stites
    University of Wisconsin Press
    2013. ISBN 9780299291143. $29.95
  8. Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War
    Van Wagenen, Michael Scott
    University of Massachusetts
    2012. ISBN 9781558499294. $80
  9. Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda
    Vargas, Deborah R.
    University of Minnesota Press
    2012. ISBN 9780816673162. $67.50
  10. Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World
    Castro Mariño, Soraya M.
    University Press of Florida
    2012. ISBN 9780813040233. $44.95
  11. Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food
    Pilcher, Jeffrey M.
    Oxford University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780199740062. $27.95
  12. I Speak of the City: Mexico City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
    Tenorio-Trillo, Mauricio
    University of Chicago Press
    2012. ISBN 9780226792712. $45
  13. Bolivar: American Liberator
    Arana, Marie
    Simon & Schuster
    2013. ISBN 9781439110195. $35
  14. A Land Between Waters: Environmental Histories of Modern Mexico
    Boyer, Christopher R.
    University of Arizona Press
    2012. ISBN 9780816502493. $55
  15. Democracy and the Left: Social Policy and Inequality in Latin America
    Huber, Evelyne
    University of Chicago Press
    2012. ISBN 9780226356525. $85
  16. Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World
    Bethencourt, Francisco
    Oxford University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780197265246. $110
  17. Making Art Panamerican: Cultural Policy and the Cold War
    Fox, Claire F.
    University of Minnesota Press
    2013. ISBN 9780816679331. $90
  18. Gender, State, and Medicine in Highland Ecuador: Modernizing Women, Modernizing the State, 1895–1950
    Clark, A. Kim
    University of Pittsburgh Press
    2012. ISBN 9780822962090. $27.95
  19. Contemporary Latin America: 1970 to the Present
    Holden, Robert H.
    2013. ISBN 9781405139700. $99.95
  20. Mexico and American Modernism
    Landau, Ellen G.
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300169133. $50
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