Suggested Course Texts:
Central America and The Caribbean

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For a complete list of our titles in these areas, go to our Central America page and Caribbean studies page.

New in Central America and The Caribbean

New in paperback
Dividing the Isthmus
By Ana Patricia Rodríguez

New in paperback
Healing Dramas
By Raquel Romberg

Anthropology

After Revolution
By Florence E. Babb

Before Fidel
By Francisco José Moreno

Guatemalan Journey
By Stephen Connely Benz

Maya Saints and Souls in a Changing World
By John M. Watanabe

The Miskitu People of Awastara
By Philip A. Dennis

¿La ütz awäch?
By R. McKenna Brown, Judith M. Maxwell, and Walter E. Little

Mesoamerican Healers
Edited by Brad R. Huber and Alan R. Sandstrom

Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Sixteenth-Century Santiago de Guatemala
By Robinson A. Herrera

Nature, Culture, and Big Old Trees
By Kit Anderson

On the Plaza
By Setha Low

A Place in the Rain Forest
By Darryl Cole Christensen

ReMembering Cuba
By Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

Restavec
An Autobiography by Jean-Robert Cadet

Seeing and Being Seen
By Hilary E. Kahn

Shaping the Discourse on Space
By Teresita Martínez-Vergne

Stories, Myths, Chants, and Songs of the Kuna Indians
Compiled, edited, and translated by Joel Sherzer

Witchcraft and Welfare
By Raquel Romberg

Women Who Live Evil Lives
By Martha Few

Art/Art History

New Art of Cuba
By Luis Camnitzer

Wifredo Lam and the International Avant-Garde, 1923-1982
By Lowery Stokes Sims

Film and Media

Cinema and the Sandinistas
By Jonathan Buchsbaum

Political Science and Economics

After Revolution
By Florence E. Babb

Banana Cultures
By John Soluri

Before Fidel
By Francisco José Moreno

Corruption in Cuba
By Sergio Díaz-Briquets and Jorge Pérez-López

Creole Economics
By Katherine E. Browne

Cuba and the Politics of Passion
By Damián J. Fernández

The CIA in Guatemala
By Richard H. Immerman

My Car in Managua
By Forrest D. Colburn

God and Production in a Guatemalan Town
By Sheldon Annis

The Green Republic
By Sterling Evans

The Quiet Revolutionaries
By Frank M. Afflitto and Paul Jesilow

Spanish Central America
By Murdo J. MacLeod

Varieties of Liberalism in Central America
By Forrest D. Colburn and Arturo Cruz S.

Witchcraft and Welfare
By Raquel Romberg

Women Legislators in Central America
By Michelle A. Saint-Germain and Cynthia Chavez Metoyer

Women Who Live Evil Lives
By Martha Few

Religion

Witchcraft and Welfare
By Raquel Romberg

Women Who Live Evil Lives
By Martha Few

Women and Gender Studies

After Revolution
By Florence E. Babb

Guatemaltecas
By Susan A. Berger

Witchcraft and Welfare
By Raquel Romberg

Women Legislators in Central America
By Michelle A. Saint-Germain and Cynthia Chavez Metoyer

Women Who Live Evil Lives
By Martha Few

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