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Amadiume, I.; An-Na'im, A.  The Politics of Memory: Truth, Healing & Social Justice.  London: Zed Books,  2000.

Aparicio, Frances.  Listening to Salsa: Gender, Latin Popular Music, and Puerto Rican Cultures.  Wesleyan University Press, 1998.

Appiah, K.; Gates, H.L.  Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Expereince.  Basic Civitas Books: New York, 1999.

Assies, W.; Haar, G.V.D.; Hoekema, A.J.(ed.). The Challenge of Diversity: Indigeneous Peoples and Reform of the State in Latin America. Thela Thesis: Amsterdam.

Austerlitz, Paul.  Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity.  Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1997.

Barnet, Miguel. Rachel's Song. Curbstone Press: Willimantic, 1991.

Bell, Madison S.  Master of the Crossroads.  Pantheon Books: New York, 2000.

Berg, Charles R. Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, Resistance. University of Texas Press: Austin, 2002.

Bigler, Ellen.  American Conversations: Puerto Ricans, White Ethnics, and Multicultural Education.  Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1999.

Blackmore, J.; Hutcheson, G.  Queer Iberia: Sexualities, Cultures, And Crossings From The Middle Ages To The Renaissance.  Duke University Press: Durham, 1999.

Bodin, Ron. Louisiana Life Series, No.5: Voodoo: Past and Present. University of Southwestern Louisiana: Layfayette, 1990. 

Bonilla, F.; Melendez, E.; Morales, R.; Torres, Maria. Borderless Borders: U.S. Latinos, Latin Americans and the Paradox of Interdependence.  Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1998.

Bourgois, Philippe. In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1995.

Brandon, George. Santeria from Africa to the New World: The Dead Sell Memories. The Association of american University Presses' Resolution, 1993.

Brennan, Denise. What's Love Got to do With It? : Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic. Duke University Press: Durham, 2004.

Burns, E. B.; Charlip, J. A. Latin America: A Concise Interpretive History. Pearson Education: Upper Saddle River, 2002.

Carpentier, Alejo.

  • Music in Cuba.  University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 2001.
  • The Kingdom of This World; The Lost Steps; Explosion in a Cathedral; The Chase. Harper Collins: Canada, 1957.

Carrier, Joseph. De Los Otros: Intimacy and Homosexuality Among Mexican Men. Columbia University Press, New York, 1995.

Chomsky, Noam.  Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs.South End Press, Cambridge, 2000.

Cimet, Adina.  Ashkenazi Jews in Mexico: Ideologies in the Structuring of a Community.  State University of New York Press: Albany, 1997

Conklin, Beth A.  Consuming Grief: Compassionate Cannibalism in an Amazonian Society.  University of Texas Press: Austin, 2001.

Davis, Wade. Shadows in the Sun: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire. Island Press: Washington, 1998. 

Domiguez, Fermin.  Tragedy in Havana: November 27, 1871.  University of Florida Press: Gainesville, 2000.

Duany, Jorge. The Puerto Rican Nation on the Move. The University of North Carolina Press: North Carolina, 2002.

Eltis, David.  The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas.  Cambridge University press: New York, 2000.

Fernandez, Ronald. Los Macheteros: The Wells Fargo Robbery and the Violent Struggle for Puerto Rican Independence. Prentice Hall Press: New York, 1987.

Findlay, Eileen J. S. Imposing Decency: The Politics of Sexuality and Race in Puerto Rico, 1870-1920. Duke University Press: Durham, 1999.

Flores, Juan.  From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity.  Columbia University Press: New York, 2000.

Flores, Juan; Santos-Febres, Mayra.  Hostos Review: Open MIC (Microfono Abierto): New Puerto/ Nuyorican Literatures (Nuevas Literaturas Puerto/Neorriquenas).  A Publicationof the Latin Americans Writers Institute, Office of Academic Affairs, Eugenio Maria De HostosCommunity College of CUNY: New York, 2005.  

Flores-Pena, Y.; Evanchuk, R. J. Santeria Garments and Altars: Speaking Without a Voice. University Press of Mississippi: Jackson, 1994. 

Friedenberg, Judith N.  Growing Old in EL Barrio.  New York University Press: New York, 2000.

Galembo, Phyllis. Vodou: Visions and Voices of Haiti. Ten Speed Press: Berkely,

Glassman, Sallie A. VodouVisions. Villard Books: New York, 2000.

Gleijeses, Piero. Conflicting Missions Havana, washinton, and africa, 1956-1976. The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, 2002.

Grandin, Greg. The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation. Duke University Press: Durham, 2000.

Grasmuck, S.; Pessar, P.R. Between Two Islands: Dominican International Migration. University of California Press: Berkeley, 1991.

Grenier, G. J.; Perez, L. The Legacy of Exile: Cubans in the United States. Allyn & Bacon: Boston, 2003. 

Gonzalez, Juan. Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America. Peguin Books: New York, 2000.

Gonzalez-Wippler, Migene.

  • Santeria: The Religion. Harmony Books: New York, 1989.
  • Santeria: Magia Africana en Latinoamerica. Original Publications: New York, 1973.
  • Santeria Magic in Latin America. Original Publications: New York, 1987. 

Harpelle, Ronald N.  The West Indians of Costa Rica: Race, Class, and the Integration of an Ethnic Minority.  McGill-Queen’s University Press: Canada, 2001.

Hamilton, C.V.; Huntley, L.; Alexander, N.; Guimaraes, A.S.A.; James, W.(ed.). Beyond Racism: Race and Inequality in Brazil, South Africa, and the United States. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.: Boulder, 2001.

Harwood, Alan. RX: Spiritist as Needed: A Study of a Puerto Rican Community Mental HEalth Resource. A Wiley-Interscience Publication: New York, 1977.

Haskins, Jim. Voodoo & Hoodoo: The Tradition and Craft as Revealed by Actual Practioners. Scarborough House: Lanham, 1978.

Howard, David. Coloring the Nation: Race and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic. Signal Books: Oxford, 2001.

Iber, Jorge.  Hispanics in the Mormon Zion, 1912-1999.  Texas A&M University Press: College Station, 2000.

Irizarry, Vilma S.  Medicalizing Ethnicity: The Construction of Latino Identity in a Psychiatric Setting.  Cornell University Press: Ithaca, 2001.

Johnson, Paul C. Secrets, Gossip and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomble. Oxford University Press: New York, 2002.

Karade, Baba Ifa. The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts. Weiser Books: York Beach, 1994.

Katz, Friedrich.  The Life & Times of Pancho Villa.  Stanford University Pess: Stanford, 1998.

Kempe, Frederick. Divoring the Dictator: America's Bungled Affair with Noriega. G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1990.

Levine, Robert M. Tropical Diaspora: The Jewish Experience in Cuba. University Press of Florida: Gainesville, Florida, 1993.

Levine, R. M.; Crocitti, J. J. The Brazil Reader: Histor, Culture, Politics. Duke University Press: Durham, 1999.

Livermore, Ann.  A Short History of Spanish Music.  Vienna House: New York, 1972.

Long, Carolyn M.  Spiritual Merchants: Religion, Magic and Commerce.  The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 2001.

McCaffrey, Katherine T. Military Power and Popular Protest: The U.S. Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Rutgers University Press: New Brunswick, 2002.

Manrique, Jaime. Eminent Maricones: Arenas, Lorca, Puig, and Me. The University of Wisconsin Press: Wisconsin, 1999.

Martinie, L.; Glassman, S. A. The New Orleans Voodoo Tarot. Destiny Books: Rochester, 1992.

Mason, Michael A. Living Santeria: Rituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban Religion. Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington, 2002.

Matos-Rodriguez, F.V.; Hernandez, P. J. Images of America: Pioneros Puerto Ricans in New york City 1896-1948: Bilingual Edition. Arcadia Publishing: Charleston, 2001.

Molloy, S.; Irwin, R. M. Hispanisms and Homosexualities. Duke University Press: Durham, 1998.

Moreno Vega, Martha.  The Altar of My Soul: The Living Traditions of Santeria.  Ballantine Publishing Group: New York, 2000.

Murillo, M. Islands of Resistance: Puerto Rico, Vieques, and U.S. Policy. Seven Stories Press: New York, 2001.

Murrell, N.; Spencer, D.; McFarlane, A.  Down Babylon: The Rastafari Reader.  Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1998.

Musicant, Ivan. The Banana Wars: A History of United States Military Intervention in Latin America from Spanish-American War to the Invasion of Panama. MacMillan Publishing Company: New York, 1990.

Neimark, Philip J. The Way of the Orisa: Empowering Your Life Through the Ancient African Religion of Ifa. Harper Collins Publishers: New York, 1993.

Nunez, Luis M. Santeria: The Practical Guide to Afro-Carribean Magic. Spring Publications, Inc.: Woodstock, 1992.

Odishelidze, A.; Laffer, A. Pay to the Order of Puerto Rico: The Cost of Dependence to the American Taxpayer. Allegiance Press: Fairfax, 2004.

Olmos, E.; Ybarra, L.; Monterrey, M.  Americanos: Latino Life in the United States.  Little, Brown and Company: Boston, 1998.

Page, Joseph.  The Brazilians.  Perseus Books: Reading, 1995.

Parker, Richard. Beneath the Equator: Cultures of Desire, Male Homosexuality, and Emerging Gay Communities in Brazil. Routledge: New York, 1999.

Pemberton III, John.  Insight and Artistry in African Divination.  Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington, 2000.

Perez, Loida M.  Geographies of Home.  Viking Books:  New York, 1999.

Price, Richard.  The Convict and the Colonel.  Beacon Press: Boston, 1998.

Prieur, Annick. Mema's House, Mexico City: On Transvestites, Queens, and Machos. The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1998.

Quinones, Ernesto.  Bodega Dreams.  Vintage Books: New York, 2000.

Radhika, Mohanram.  Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space.  University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 1999.

Reed, Ishmael. Multiamerica: Assays on Cultural Wars and Cultural Peace. Peguin Group: New York, 1997. 

Richardson, Chad.  Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, & Pelados: Class & Culture on the South Texas Border.  University of Texas Press, 1999.

Roberts, John S.

  • The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin American Music on the United States.  Oxford University Press: New York, 1999.
  • Latin Jazz: The First of the Fusions, 1880s to Today. Schirmer Books: New York, 1999.

Rochfort, Desmond. Mexican Muralists. Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1993.

Sagas, Ernesto. Race and Politics in the Dpminican Republic. University Press of Florida: Gainesville, 2000.

Sanchez, Reymundo. My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King. Chicago Review Press: Chicago, 2000.

Santiago, Esmeralda.

  • Almost A Woman. Perseus Books: Massachusetts, 1998.
  • América's Dream. Harper Collins Publishers: New York, 1996.
  • Las Christmas.  Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: New York, 1998.
  • When I Was Puerto Rican.  Vintage Books: New York, 1994.

Sinclair, Minor (ed.). The New Politics of Survival: Grassroots Movements in Central America. Monthly Review Press: New york, 1995.

Smith, Jennie M.  When the Hands Are Many: Community and Social Change in Rural Haiti.  Cornell University Press: 2001.

Sosa, Juan B. In Defiance: The Battle Against General Noriega Fought from Panama's Embassy in Washington. The Francis Press: Washington, 1999.

Steward, Sue.  Musica! Salsa, The Rhythm of Latin America.  Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1999.

Stolzoff, Norman C. Wake the Town & Tell thePeople: Dancehall Culture in Jamaica. Duke University Press: Durham, 2000.

Sagas, E. & Molina, S. (ed.). Dominican Migration: Transnational Perspectives. University Press of Florida: Gainesville, 2004.

Stone, Samuel Z.  Telltale Stories from Central America: Cultural Heritage, Political Systems, and Resistance in Developing Countries.  University of New Mexico Press: New Mexico, 2001.

Tierney, Patrick.  Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon.  W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 2000.

Torres, A.; Whitten, N. E. Jr. (ed.). Blackness in Latin America and the Carribean: Social Dynamics and Cultural Transformations. Indiana University Press: Bloomington, 1998.

Toscana, David. Our Lady of the Circus. St. Martin's Press: New York, 2001.

Vélez, María T. Drumming for the Gods: The Life and Times of Felipe García Villamil: Santero, Palero, and Abakuá. Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 2000. 

Voeks, Robert A. Sacred Leaves of Camdomble: African Magic, Medicine and Religion in Brazil. University of Texas Press: Austin, 1997.

Wade, Peter.  

  • Blackness and Race Mixture: The Dynamics of Racial Identity in Colombia.  The John Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1993.
  • Music, Race, and Nation: Musica Tropical in Colombia.  The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 2000.
  • Race and Ethnicity in Latin America.  Pluto Press: London, 1997.

Wafer, Jim. The Taste of Blood: Spirit Posesion in Brazilian Candomble. University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 1991.

Weinberg, Bill. Homage to Chiapas: The New Indigenious Struggles in Mexico. Verso: London, 2000.

Wucker, Michele. Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola. Hill and Wang: New York, 1999.

Zapata, Miguel Angel (ed.).  Hostos Review: La Piramide y El Signo: Literatura y Cultura De Mexico (Siglos XX-XXI): Issue One.  A Publication of the Latin american Writers Institute, Office of Acedmic Affairs, Eugenio Maria De Hostos Community College of CUNY: New York, 2004.