ANN: New Publications in Latin American & Caribbean History, February-April 2022

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Dear Colleagues -

We are pleased to present the list of new publications in Latin American & Caribbean History for February through April 2022. If you have published something you do not see included here or would like to make sure your new publication is included in our next list (May - July 2022), please send us a note at

Stay well,

Casey Lurtz & Ulices Piña


New Books in Latin American & Caribbean History, February-April 2022

Colonial Latin America:

Hayashida, Frances M., Andrés Troncoso, and Diego Salazar, eds. Rethinking the Inka: Community, Landscape, and Empire in the Southern Andes. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2022.

Hoyt, Katherine, ed. Unequal Encounters: A Reader in Early Latin American Political Thought, 2022.


Modern Latin America:

Bell, Lucy, Alex Ungprateeb Flynn, and Patrick O’Hare. Taking Form, Making Worlds: Cartonera Publishers in Latin America. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2022.

Chilcote, Ronald, ed. Latin American Studies and the Cold War. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.

Coțofană, Alexandra and Hikmet Kuran. Sentient Ecolonies: Xenophobic Imaginaries of Landscape. New York: Berghahn Books, 2022.

Fajardo, Margarita. The World That Latin America Created: The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America in the Development Era. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2022.

Franciska Rac, Katalin, and Lenny A. Ureña Valerio, eds. Jewish Experiences Across the Americas: Local Histories through Global Lenses. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2022.

Hübner Mendes, Conrado, Sebastián Guidi, and Roberto Gargarella, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Latin America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. 

Petersen, Mark J. The Southern Cone and the Origins of Pan America, 1888-1933. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2022.

Wamsley, E. Sue. A Hemisphere of Women: The Founding and Development of the Inter-American Commission, 1915-1939. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2022.



Dimas, Carlos. Poisoned Eden: Cholera Epidemics, State-Building, and the Problem of Public Health in Tucumán, Argentina, 1865-1908. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2022.

Raboy, Marc. Looking for Alicia: The Unfinished Life of an Argentinian Rebel. Oxford: Oxford University, 2022.

Savino, Lucas. Decolonizing Patagonia: Mapuche Peoples and State Formation in Argentina. Lexington Books, 2022.



Kohl, James. Indigenous Struggle and the Bolivian National Revolution Land and Liberty! Routledge, 2020.



Barickman, B. J. From Sea-Bathing to Beach-Going: A Social History of the Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2022.

Campbell, Courtney J. Region Out of Place: The Brazilian Northeast and the World, 1924-1968. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2022.

Eaglin, Jennifer. Sweet Fuel: A Political and Environmental History of Brazilian Ethanol. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022.

Grinberg, Keila, and Brodwyn Fischer, eds. The Boundaries of Freedom: Slavery, Abolition, and the Making of Modern Brazil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Hordge-Freeman, Elizabeth. Second-Class Daughters: Black Brazilian Women and Informal Adoption as Modern Slavery. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Pereira Gonçalves, Leandro, and Odilon Caldeira Neto. Fascism in Brazil: From Integralism to Bolsonarism. Routledge, 2022.



Altman, Ida.  Life and Society in the Early Spanish Caribbean: The Greater Antilles, 1493-1550. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2021.

Morgan, Philip, John Robert McNeill, Stuart Schwartz, and Matthew Mulcahy, eds. Sea and Land: An Environmental History of the Caribbean. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022.



Chira, Adriana. Patchwork Freedoms: Law, Slavery, and Race beyond Cuba’s Plantations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Eckstein, Susan Eva. Cuban Privilege: The Making of Immigrant Inequality in America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Karlsson, Håkan, and Tomás Diez Acosta. The Policy of the Ford Administration Toward Cuba : Carrot and Stick. Routledge, 2022.

Powell, David. Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2022.



Quay Hutchison, Elizabeth. Workers Like All the Rest of Them: Domestic Service and the Rights of Labor in Twentieth-Century Chile. Durham: Duke University Press, 2022.



Courtheyn, Christopher. Community of Peace: Performing Geographies of Ecological Dignity in Colombia. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2022.

Pérez Morales, Edgardo. Unraveling Abolition: Legal Culture and Slave Emancipation in Colombia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022.




Aldana, Gerardo. Calculating Brilliance: An Intellectual History of Mayan Astronomy at Chichén Itza. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 2022.

Lyall, Victoria I., and Terezita Romo. Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2022.

Ramos, Christina. Bedlam in the New World: A Mexican Madhouse in the Age of Enlightenment. Chapel Hill: UNC Press Books, 2022.

Schwaller, John F. The Stations of the Cross in Colonial Mexico: The Via Crucis En Mexicano by Fray Agustin de Vetancurt and the Spread of a Devotion. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2022.

Tavárez, David. Rethinking Zapotec Time: Cosmology, Ritual, and Resistance in Colonial Mexico. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2022.

Terrazas Williams, Danielle. The Capital of Free Women: Race, Legitimacy, and Liberty in Colonial Mexico. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2022.



Sabau, Ana. Riot and Rebellion in Mexico: The Making of a Race War Paradigm. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2022.

Padilla, Tanalís. Unintended Lessons of Revolution: Student Teachers and Political Radicalism in Twentieth-Century Mexico. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021.


New Articles in Latin American & Caribbean History

Spanish Empire

Baraibar, Álvaro. “Las funciones del lector en la narrativa de Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 57-73. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036004

Ferdinando, Peter J. "“Recovered Amber… at the cost of my royal estate”: Ambergris, Florida Governors, and the Spanish Crown, 1592–16571." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 65-80. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0005.

Huber, Vitus. “The spiral of spoils: booty, distributive justice, and empire formation in the Conquista of New Spain.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 133-157. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036010


Modern Latin America

Moulton, Aaron Coy. “The Counter-Revolution's Patron: Rafael Trujillo versus Venezuela's Acción Democrática Governments, 1945–8.” Journal of Latin American Studies 54, no. 1 (2022): 29–53. doi:10.1017/S0022216X22000013.



Esparza, Gabrielle. "The Politics Of Human Rights Prosecutions: Civil Military Relations During The Alfonsín Presidency." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 46-64. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0004.

Juárez-Dappe, Patricia. “Family Canon: The Politics of Family during the Last Civic-Military Dictatorship in Argentina, 1976–83.” Journal of Latin American Studies 54, no. 1 (2022): 79–101. doi:10.1017/S0022216X21000778.

Prado, Fabrício. “No such thing as neutral trade: U.S. shippers in the Rio de la Plata at the turn of the nineteenth century.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 93-113. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036008

Salomón, Alejandra Laura. “Los caminos rurales de la provincia de Buenos Aires en perspectiva histórica: usos, costumbres y conflictos.” Historia Agraria De América Latina, 3:1 (2022): 82–104. 

Yener, Oğuzhan. "El establecimiento del Consulado General del Imperio Otomano en Buenos Aires y el papel de la emigración, según los archivos otomanos, 1870–1910." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 121-140. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0009.


Anthias, Penelope. “The Pluri-Extractivist State: Regional Autonomy and the Limits of Indigenous Representation in Bolivia's Gran Chaco Province.” Journal of Latin American Studies 54, no. 1 (2022): 125–54. doi:10.1017/S0022216X21000997.

Kimball, Natalie L. "Machismo and Other Intimacies in Twentieth-Century Bolivia: Reflections on Conducting Oral Histories about Sexuality and Reproduction." Gender & History (January 2022): 1-19. 



Bocchi, Luna Abrano. “Between Machines, Coffee, and Dried Plants: The 1930 Agricultural Exhibition in São Paulo.” Luso-Brazilian Review, 58:2 (2022): 144-168. doi: 10.3368/lbr.58.2.144

Celestino, Guilherme. “From Conciliation to Threat: Silva Lisboa, Viscount of Cairu, and the Luso-Brazilian Empire in 1821.” Bulletin of Latin American Research, 41:2 (2022): 227-240. 

Dunn, Christopher. “Tom Zé’s Irará: Memory and Revelation in the Brazilian Sertão.” Luso-Brazilian Review, 58:2 (2022): 4-33. doi:10.3368/lbr.58.2.4

Kulez, Ali. “An Early Encounter in the Global South: ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Baghdadi’s Journey to the Brazilian Empire.” Luso-Brazilian Review, 58:2 (2022): 196-220. doi:10.3368/lbr.58.2.196

Lee, Ana Paulina. “Urban Sorcery, Segregation, and Ethnographic Spectacle in Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro.”  Luso-Brazilian Review, 58:2 (2022): 118-143. doi:10.3368/lbr.58.2.118

Márquez, John. "Afflicted Slaves, Faithful Vassals: Sevícias, Manumission, and Enslaved Petitioners in Eighteenth-Century Brazil," Slavery and Abolition, 43:1 (2022): 91-119. DOI: 

Myscofski, Carole A. “The vanishing Inquisition: an inquisitor’s visit and its repercussions in seventeenth-century Brazil.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 74-92. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036007

Read, Ian. ““A Change Very Perceptible and Very Oppressive”: Climate, Epidemics, and Race in Brazil.” Luso-Brazilian Review, 58:2 (2022): 81-117. doi:10.3368/lbr.58.2.81

Scaraggi, Elisa. “A Tiny Spark: History and Memory of the Angolan Anticolonial Struggle in José Luandino Vieira’s Papéis da prisão.” Luso-Brazilian Review, 58:2 (2022): 54-80. doi: 10.3368/lbr.58.2.54

Vannucchi, Macro Aurélio. “The Dual Effect of Corporatism: The Control and Strengthening of Civil Society in Brazil, 1930–1945.” Bulletin of Latin American Research, 41:2 (2022): 272-286.



Gallardo Martinez, Eduardo. “Actores transnacionales y vanguardia silvoagropecuaria en Chile: La “Asociación de Agricultores Dr. Bertram Kalt” (1951-1968).” Historia Agraria De América Latina, 3:1 (2022): 105–128. 



Batista, José Manuel. "The Whitewash of Blackface in Fernando Pérez’s José Martí: El ojo del Canario (2010)." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 9-24. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0002.

Triplett, Jen. 2022. "Articulating the Pueblo Cubano: Women's Politicization and Productivity in Revolutionary Cuba, 1959 to 1969." American Sociological Review 87(1): 80-104. DOI: 10.1177/00031224211060836.



Hatcher, Rachel. "For the Love of Money: The Guatemalan Far Right's Dehumanization of Human Rights Defenders." Journal of Perpetrator Research, 4(1): 2021. 



Pabón, Javier Eduardo. "Abuelo-palenque: estética, pedagogía, y lucha política en las enseñanzas del Abuelo Zenón/Abuelo-Palenque: aesthetics, pedagogy, and political struggle in the teachings of Abuelo Zenón." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 95-108. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0007.




Allen, Heather J. “Scribal voices in Chimalpahin’s transcription of La conquista de México.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 31-56. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036002

Castañeda de la Paz, María. “The Texcoco Coat of Arms.” Ethnohistory, 69:2 (2022): 163–195. doi: 

Donahue-Wallace, Kelly. “Imprinting exemplarity: a culture of print in Mexican nuns’ portraits.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 4-30. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036001

Gharala, Norah L. A. “This woman’s resistance to her son’s paying tribute”: Afrodescendant Women, Family, and Royal Tribute in New Spain.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, 38:1 (2022): 10–34. doi: 

Prieto, Carlos Macías. "The “Other” Sor Juana: Racialized Subjectivities, Languages, and Cultures in the Ensaladilla to the Villancico Series in Honor of San Pedro Nolasco (1677)." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 109-120. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0008.



Butler, Matthew. “Catholic Mobilizations in Twentieth-Century Mexico: From Pious Lynchings and Fascist Salutes to a ‘Catholic 1968,’ Maoist Priests, and the Post-Cristero Apocalypse.” The Americas 79, no. 2 (2022): 181–96. doi:10.1017/tam.2021.150.

Elías Jiménez, Axel G. “The 1968 Olympic Games: Conflicting Forms of Citizenship and Nation Building in Mexico City.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, 38:1 (2022): 86–113. doi: 

Kloppe-Santamaría, Gema. “Martyrs, Fanatics, and Pious Militants: Religious Violence and the Secular State in 1930s Mexico.” The Americas 79, no. 2 (2022): 197–227. doi:10.1017/tam.2021.149.

Herrán Ávila, Luis. “Las Falsas Derechas: Conflict and Convergence in Mexico's Post-Cristero Right after the Second Vatican Council.” The Americas 79, no. 2 (2022): 321–50. doi:10.1017/tam.2021.148.

Holley-Kline, Sam. “Archaeology, Wage Labor, and Kinship in Rural Mexico, 1934–1974.” Ethnohistory, 69:2 (2022): 197–221. doi: 

Ingwersen, Lance. “La Pata De Cabra, Satire and Free Speech in Nineteenth-Century Mexico City.” Journal of Latin American Studies 54, no. 1 (2022): 1–27. doi:10.1017/S0022216X21001024.

Mekenkamp, Marloes. “Narrative Strategies of Criminal Legitimacy: The Picaresque Novel and the Social-Bandit Myth in Me dicen “el más loco”: Diario de un idealista.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, 38:1 (2022): 35–59. doi: 

Morris, Nathaniel. “Los ‘soldados de Cristo’ no-cristianos: costumbre, caciquismo, y contra revolución indígena entre los wixáritari (huicholes) de México, 1910-1940.” Historia Agraria De América Latina, 3:1 (2022): 21–50. 

Pensado, Jaime M. “Silencing Rebellious Priests: Rodolfo Escamilla García and the Repression of Progressive Catholicism in Cold-War Mexico.” The Americas 79, no. 2 (2022): 263–89. doi:10.1017/tam.2021.146.

Puma, Jorge. “The Nazas-Aguanaval Group: Radical Priests, Catholic Networks, and Maoist Politics in Northern Mexico.” The Americas 79, no. 2 (2022): 291–320. doi:10.1017/tam.2021.141.

Rangel Vargas, Juana Maria. “Los ferrocarriles portátiles Decauville y la modernización de la hacienda mexicana: El caso de la producción y transporte de henequén y pulque, c. 1880-1907.” Historia Agraria De América Latina, 3:1 (2022): 51–81.   

Samaniego López, Marco Antonio. “Valle Imperial/valle de Mexicali, 1910–28: su impacto en la cuenca del río Colorado y la disputa por los usos sociales.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 38:1 (2022): 60–85. doi: 

Yee, David. “Forging Mixtec Identity in the Mexican Metropolis: Race, Indigenismo and Mixtec Migrant Associations in Mexico City, 1940−70.” Journal of Latin American Studies 54, no. 1 (2022): 55–77. doi:10.1017/S0022216X21000985.

Young, Julia G. “Fascists, Nazis, or Something Else?: Mexico's Unión Nacional Sinarquista in the US Media, 1937–1945.” The Americas 79, no. 2 (2022): 229–61. doi:10.1017/tam.2021.142.



Brown, Jonathan C. "Omar Torrijos and the Sandinista Revolution." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 25-45.



Dries, Mark Pierre. “Native mercury: discovery narratives as entangled histories of technology.” Colonial Latin American Review, 31:1 (2022): 114-132. DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2022.2036009

Huayre Cochachin, Rosa. “Buscando a la comunidad. La reforma agraria en la comunidad campesina de Lachaqui, Canta-Lima, 1970-1980.” Historia Agraria De América Latina, 3:1 (2022): 129–157. 

Sarmiento Barletti, Juan Pablo. “Julián's Choice: Of Jaguar-Shamans and the Sacrifices Made for Progreso in Peru's Extractive Frontier.” Journal of Latin American Studies 54, no. 1 (2022): 103–24. doi:10.1017/S0022216X21001036.


Puerto Rico 

Ocasio, Rafael. "Franz Boas’s trip to Puerto Rico (1915) and the Contemporary Boriken Nation." The Latin Americanist 66, no. 1 (2022): 81-94. doi:10.1353/tla.2022.0006.



Duffau Soto, Nicolás. “Cosmopolitas contra orientales: conflictos por tierras para colonización en el departamento de Colonia, Uruguay (1874-1876).” Historia Agraria De América Latina, 3:1 (2022): 1–20.  

Huhle, Teresa. "The Transnational Formation of a Healthy Nation: Uruguayan Travelling Reformers in the Early 20th Century (1905–1931)." Revista Ciencias de la Salud, 19:3 (2021). DOI: