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Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas


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Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Lawrence Aje, Nicolas Gachon
July 11, 2019

Traces and Memories deals with the foundation, mechanisms and scope of slavery-related memorial processes, interrogating how descendants of enslaved populations reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process. While memory...

Science and Society in Latin America: Peripheral Modernities

Science and Society in Latin America: Peripheral Modernities

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Pablo Kreimer
April 19, 2019

In the form of a sociological pilgrimage, this book approaches some topics essential to understanding the role of science in Latin America, juxtaposing several approaches and exploring three main lines: First, the production and use of knowledge in these countries, viewed from a historical and...

The Missile Crisis from a Cuban Perspective: Historical, Archaeological and Anthropological Reflections

The Missile Crisis from a Cuban Perspective: Historical, Archaeological and Anthropological Reflections

1st Edition

Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
March 05, 2019

Previous works on the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) have approached the topic from the point of view of the U.S. and its allies, while Cuban experiences have still not been sufficiently discussed. This book presents new aspects which have seldom – or never – been offered before, giving a detailed...

Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean: The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared

Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean: The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared

1st Edition

Helen M. McKee
February 06, 2019

Bringing together Jamaican Maroons and indigenous communities into one framework – for the first time – McKee compares and contrasts how these non-white, semi-autonomous communities were ultimately reduced by Anglophone colonists. In particular, questions are asked about Maroon and Creek...

Tuberculosis in the Americas, 1870-1945: Beneath the Anguish in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires

Tuberculosis in the Americas, 1870-1945: Beneath the Anguish in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires

1st Edition

Vera Blinn Reber
September 18, 2018

This book focuses on the era during which the cause of tuberculosis had been identified, and public health officials were seeking to prevent it, but scientists had not yet found a cure. By examining tuberculosis comparatively in two Atlantic port cities, Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, it explores...

Mexico, 1848-1853: Los Años Olvidados

Mexico, 1848-1853: Los Años Olvidados

1st Edition

Pedro Santoni, Will Fowler
August 02, 2018

Historians have paid scant attention to the five years that span from the conclusion early in 1848 of Mexico’s disastrous conflict with the United States to the final return to power in April 1853 of General Antonio López de Santa Anna. This volume presents a more thorough understanding of this...

Projections of Power in the Americas

Projections of Power in the Americas

1st Edition

Helene Balslev Clausen, Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, Jan Gustafsson
May 24, 2017

Two phenomena are of central interest in the nine contributions that make up this volume: one is the question of power and its multiple forms, and the other is that geographical, political and cultural multifaceted unity we call the ‘the Americas’. The book is a multidisciplinary effort, written by...

The Memory of the Argentina Disappearances: The Political History of Nunca Mas

The Memory of the Argentina Disappearances: The Political History of Nunca Mas

1st Edition

Emilio Crenzel
July 20, 2011

Memory of the Argentina Disappearances examines the history of the production, public circulation, and the interpretations and reinterpretations of the Nunca Más report issued by Argentina’s National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons (CONADEP). It was established in 1983 by constitutional...

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