Category Archives: English

Pérez Rosario, Vanessa, ed. Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration: Narratives of Displacement. 2010

Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration: Narratives of Displacement is a collection of thirteen chapters that explores the literary tradition of Caribbean Latino literature written in the U.S. beginning with Jose Marti and concluding with 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Junot … Continue reading

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Langfur, Hal. The Forbidden Lands: Colonial Identity, Frontier Violence, and the Persistence of Brazil’s Eastern Indians, 1750-1830. 2006

“The Forbidden Lands” concerns a pivotal but unexamined surge in frontier violence that engulfed the eastern forests of eighteenth-century Brazil’s most populous region, Minas Gerais. Focusing on social, cultural, and racial relations, it challenges standard depictions of the occupation of … Continue reading

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