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Alive in Their Garden: The True Story of the Mirabal Sisters and Their Fight for Freedom

In this memoir, Dedé Mirabal offers an intimate account of the lives and legacy of her sisters Patria, Minerva, and María Teresa Mirabal, Dominican revolutionaries who were assassinated in 1960 by order of dictator Rafael Trujillo. This is the first English translation of Dedé’s story, introducing new readers to a tragedy and international outcry that heralded the fall of the Trujillo dictatorship.

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Roman Bioarchaeology: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Life and Death in the Roman World

In this book, researchers use human skeletal remains uncovered from throughout the Roman world to portray how ordinary people lived and died, spanning the empire’s vast geography and 1,000 years of ancient history.

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An Archaeology of Woodland Transformation: Social Movements, Identities, and Pottery Production on the Gulf Coast

In this book, Jessica Jenkins provides a detailed look at the transition from the Middle to Late Woodland periods in the Lower Suwannee region of Florida’s Gulf Coast, drawing on ceramic analysis techniques to explore a period of transformative change.

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Periodicals in Latin America: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Serialized Print Culture

Assembling research on a diverse range of serialized publications from the late nineteenth century to the present day, this volume explores how Latin American print culture has influenced local movements and informed global exchange.

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Black Freedom and Education in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

In this book, Raquel Otheguy argues that Afro-descended teachers and activists were central to the development of a national education system in Cuba and influenced the trajectory of public school systems in the broader Americas.

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Social Inequality and Difference in the Ancient Greek World: Bioarchaeological Perspectives

In this volume, bioarchaeologists, osteologists, archaeologists, and paleopathologists examine the ways social inequalities and differences affected health and wellbeing in ancient Greece.

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Digital Satire in Latin America: Online Video Humor as Hybrid Alternative Media

This book analyzes how digital-native audiovisual satire has become increasingly influential in national public debates within Latin America. Paul Alonso examines the role of online video creators in critiquing politics and society and amplifying public discourse, filling gaps left by traditional media and journalism.

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Cuba on the Labels: A Selection of Cuba-Themed Cigar Labels Printed Outside of Cuba

Cuba on the Labels: A Selection of Cuba-Themed Cigar Labels Printed Outside of Cuba is Emilio Cueto’s third book in his Inspired by Cuba! series. Cueto explores how the island of Cuba and one of the island’s top exports, the Cuban cigar, have been immortalized in cigar labels created outside of Cuba. Seen through the eyes of these cigar label makers, Cuba itself serves as the book’s protagonist.

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Becoming Object: The Sociopolitics of the Samuel George Morton Cranial Collection

This book considers the vast collection of skulls amassed by Samuel Morton in the first half of the nineteenth century, using a biohistoric approach to take a close look at the times in which Morton lived, his work, and its complicated legacy.

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Technified Muses: Reconfiguring National Bodies in the Mexican Avant-Garde

In this volume, Sara Potter uses the idea of the muse from Greek mythology and the cyborg from posthuman theory to consider the portrayal of female characters and their bodies in Mexican art and literature from the 1920s to the present, examining genres including science fiction, cyberpunk, and popular fiction.