The sound of damage

JAN Listening in detail

A study of Cuban composer Emilio Grenet helps to illustrate the profound damage done by the continued US embargo

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A revolutionary paradox

JAN Becoming arenas

A literary-critical analysis of the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas provides valuable insights into the relationship between sexual politics, art and revolution

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People’s history at its best

JAN Ringside seat revolution

Cultural diversity thrived on both sides of the US-Mexican border in the heady atmosphere of revolution

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Independence matters

Independence matters

An updated history of independence reminds us how Latin American states are still battling to be rid of imperialism

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Intermestic domesticity

NOV Globalization

An examination of the interaction between the international and the domestic puts the state back at the heart of political analysis

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The slow retreat

NOV Demilitarisation

Demilitarisation in Mexico was slower and more incomplete than many accounts assume

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Lore of the pampas

NOV Gauchos

A study of the gaucho in 'foreign' literature demonstrates that this icon of Argentine identity is also a product of cultural exchange

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Globally nowhere

APR Nowhere People

An audacious exploration of ideology punctuated with punchy surprises

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Plurinational connotations

APR Rethninking community

Prophetic plurinational ideas may have been at the heart of the fiction of Peruvian writer José María Arguedas

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Super squares

APR supersquare

The heroic visions that shaped modernism outside Latin America have fashioned more complex legacies in the region itself

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