Empire state

JAN empire cover

A groundbreaking study into the economics of imperialism reveals the domestic forces driving US policy abroad

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All over bar the shooting

JAN Mexico rev COVER

Mexico's great revolution - the fiesta of bullets - has been kept alive only through the work of academics themselves

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A riot of rice

JAN Eating Puerto Rico COVER

A stimulating - and tasty - reflection on the relationship between Puerto Rico's national cuisine and global trends

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Millenarian labyrinth

JAN Embers of the Past COVER

An eloquent revival of the essay as a form is weakened by blunt assumptions about Europe

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Flower power

JAN Speaking of Flowers COVER

Brazil's student protests throughout 1968 set the tone for the real challenge to military dictatorship that would emerge thereafter

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Tell tales

JAN Telling and Being Told COVER

The Maya offer a compelling argument for including oral literature within the mainstream literary studies canon

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Roots and routes


As cumbia has grown in popularity across the world, it has been transformed

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Identity theft

JAN Acting Inca COVER

Far from being obstacles to national identity in Bolivia, the Aymara people helped to build it

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Adeus Brasil

JAN Goodbye Brazil COVER

The Brazilian diaspora has gone global and is changing the face of migration

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Mashing machismo

JAN Intimate Activism COVER

LGBT activism can change not just laws but attitudes in the macho enclaves of Latin America

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