New acquisitions Latin America (March 2018)

The mobility of modernism : art and criticism in 1920s Latin America / Harper Montgomery Many Latin American artists and critics in the 1920s drew on the values of modernism to question the cultural authority of Europe. Modernism gave them a tool for coping with the mobility of their circumstances, as well as the inspiration... Continue Reading →


New book in the collection: International election observation in the Commonwealth Caribbean

This book examines the practice of international election observation in a Caribbean context.  It presents a survey of the Commonwealth Caribbean perspective and a concise case study of Guyana between 1964 and 2015. This research traces the roots of election observation and how this practice became integrated into the landscape of Caribbean electoral politics. More... Continue Reading →

New acquisitions Mexico (March 2018)

Patriots, prostitutes, and spies : women and the Mexican-American War / John M. Belohlavek In Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies, John M. Belohlavek tells the story of women on both sides of the Mexican-American War (1846-48) as they were propelled by the bloody conflict to adopt new roles and expand traditional ones. American women "back home"... Continue Reading →

New acquisitions Peru (February 2018)

Mourning remains : state atrocity, exhumations, and governing the disappeared in Peru's postwar Andes / Isaias Rojas-Perez Mourning Remains examines the attempts to find, recover, and identify the bodies of Peruvians who were disappeared during the 1980s and 1990s counterinsurgency campaign in Peru's central southern Andes. Isaias Rojas-Perez explores the lives and political engagement of... Continue Reading →

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