A podcast from Alborada and Peter Watt.

The Americas Uncovered is presented by Peter Watt (Sheffield University, UK) as he interviews authors about their books on Latin America.

::: Episode 1: The Condor Files w/Francesca Lessa

Peter speaks to Dr Francesca Lessa about her book The Condor Trials: Transnational Repression and Human Rights in South America.

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::: Episode 2: Central America’s Forgotten History w/ Aviva Chomsky

Peter speaks to Aviva Chomsky, Professor of Latin American Studies at Salem State University in Massachusetts, USA, about her recent book Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration.

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::: Episode 3: Mexico’s Spectres of Revolution w/ Alexander Aviña

Peter speaks to Alexander Aviña, Associate Professor of History at Arizona State University (ASU) in the USA, about his book Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside.

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::: Episode 4: Revolution in Development w/ Christy Thornton

Peter speaks to Christy Thornton, Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, about her book Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy, which explores the Mexican Revolution’s influence on international economic institutions.

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::: Episode 5: Coup w/ Linda Farthing & Thomas Becker

Peter speaks to Linda Farthing and Thomas Becker about their book, Coup: A Story of Violence and Resistance in Bolivia.

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::: Episode 6: Central American Migration & US Intervention w/ Jorge E. Cuéllar

Peter speaks speaks to Jorge E. Cuéllar about political resistance in El Salvador, migration from Central America to the US, the Bukele governmentt and Bitcoin.

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::: Episode 7: Chile’s Chicago Boys w/ Maria Vásquez Aguilar & Pablo Navarrete

Peter speaks to Maria Vásquez Aguilar and Pablo Navarrete following an in-person screening of the documentary, The Chicago Boys.

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::: Episode 8: Britain and the Other 9/11 w/ John McEvoy

Peter speaks to journalist John McEvoy about Britain’s cosy relationship with the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile and his forthcoming documentary Britain and the Other 9/11.

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