New works on Afro-Cubans and African-Americans
Almost forty years after its first publication, Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent remains a relevant, if controversial, read. The book, by Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano, follows the history of Latin America and the Caribbean through a perilous centuries-long struggle against poverty and those imperial powers whose unabashed exploitation ensure its steady existence.
Classic studies, the newest works, and a few novels on labor and gender and the institutions of slavery in the United States.
Three classics on slavery and its legacy in US History.