Heroes behind the lens

When it comes to climate change, seeing is believing ––– ||| Images from a Warming Planet, by Ashley Cooper (2016, Global Warming Images Publishing)

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Children of the revolution

A study of how Mexico's revolutionary state defined childhood reveals the limits of cultural nationalism ––– ||| Seen and Heard in Mexico, by Elena Jackson Albarrán (2015, Nebraska)

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Weak, but still strong

Latin American leaders can influence US foreign policy despite their weaknesses ––– ||| Latin America Confronts the United States, by Tom Long (2015, CUP)

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Trump trashes America’s reputation

Comment: Far from making America great again, Donald Trump appears to be destroying the country's reputation – especially in Latin America

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Out of isolation

A scholar rebels against a dominant perspective on the history of Haiti ––– ||| Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World, by Julia Gaffield (2015, North Carolina)

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Another kind of freedom

The Spanish-speaking world's only slave autobiography reveals a nuanced vision of freedom ––– ||| Freedom from Liberation, by Gerard Aching (2015, Indiana)

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Borders and bodies

Imperialism has shaped the racial borders established between Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the US ––– ||| The Borders of Dominicanidad, by Lorgia García-Peña (2016, Duke)

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Stalled summer of love

Chile's counterculture evolved in the crossfire of a polarising society and came under attack from both sides ––– ||| Psychedelic Chile, by Patrick Barr-Melej (2017, North Carolina)

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A long, hard look at a taboo

The Mexican response to erectile dysfunction is not always to reach for the Viagra ––– ||| Maturing Masculinities, by Emily A Wentzell (2013, Duke)

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The power to transform

The femininity of transgender women in Venezuela is shaped by power just like all forms of identity ––– ||| Queen for a Day, by Marcia Ochoa (2014, Duke)

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