Suck on this Pinochet

Grape production pioneered by Chile's military dictator contained the seeds of unexpected challenges to his rule

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Great Depression … and déjà vu

The financial crisis of 2007 demonstrates why the impact of the Great Depression of the 1930s still offers Latin America valuable lessons for the present

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LatAmRoB, Volume 8, Number 3

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The ostrich that never says sorry

The US has been negotiating behind the scenes with Cuba since the 1960s - but admitting so would not fit the narrative

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A toast to history

Let’s raise our glasses to a satisfying cocktail of essays about the study of alcohol production, consumption and regulation in Latin America

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The bloody price of youth

Young people led the demand for change in Argentina during the 1960s and 1970s – and would pay the ultimate price for this under the junta

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The race that never was

A refreshingly novel approach to socioracial identities in colonial Colombia poses important questions for historians

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The homeland in a global era

An enthusiastic challenge to the view that the forms of citizenship generated by globalisation always transcend the local process of identity formation

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Messy quest for justice

Peru offers valuable insights into the many contradicitons and tensions at the heart of untidy and incomplete processes of transitional justice

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The prostitute as political subject

Perceptions of prostitution and policy responses to it have played an important role in shaping Cuba's political evolution – and ultimately its identity

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