Kenneth Maxwell

Kenneth Maxwell , the founder of the Brazil Studies Program at 
Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, is currently 
a weekly columnist for the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo.
 (August 2015)

The Dirty War

A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture

by Marguerite Feitlowitz

May 14, 1998 issue

Pirate Democracy

Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates

by David Cordingly

March 6, 1997 issue

The Road to Kisses

The True History of Chocolate

by Sophie D. Coe and Michael D. Coe

September 19, 1996 issue

¡Adiós Columbus!

The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World

by Carlos Fuentes

New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery

by Anthony Grafton, with April Shelford and Nancy Siraisi

The Times Atlas of World Exploration: 3,000 Years of Exploring, Explorers, and Mapmaking

edited by Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900

by Alfred Crosby

The Early Spanish Main

by Carl Ortwin Sauer, foreword by Anthony Pagden

The Native Population of the Americas in 1492

edited by William M. Denevan, foreword by W. George Lovell

The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

by Irving Rouse

Disease and Demography in the Americas

edited by John W. Verano, edited by Douglas H. Ubelaker

Letters from a New World: Amerigo Vespucci's Discovery of America

edited by Luciano Formisano, foreword by Garry Wills, translated by David Jacobson

Portugal and the Discovery of America: Christopher Columbus and the Portuguese

by Alfredo Pinheiro Marques

L'expansion Portugaise dans la littérature latine de la renaissance

by Luis de Matos

The Imaginative Landscape of Christopher Columbus

by Valerie I.J. Flint

Isabel The Queen: Life and Times

by Peggy K. Liss

The Portuguese Empire in Asia 1500–1700: A Political and Economic History

by Sanjay Subrahmanyam

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January 28, 1993 issue

The Mystery of Chico Mendes

The Mystery of Chico Mendes

Into the Amazon: The Struggle for the Rain Forest

by Augusta Dwyer

The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest

by Andrew Revkin

Fight for the Forest: Chico Mendes in His Own Words

additional material by Tony Gross

The World Is Burning

by Alex Shoumatoff

The Fate of the Forest: Developers, Destroyers and Defenders of the Amazon

by Susanna Hecht and Alexander Cockburn

The Decade of Destruction: The Crusade to Save the Amazon Rainforest

by Adrian Cowell

O Empate contra Chico Mendes

by Márcio Souza

Rural Violence in Brazil: February 1991 An Americas Watch Report

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March 28, 1991 issue

The Tragedy of the Amazon

The Last Rain Forests: A World Conservation Atlas

edited by Mark Collins, foreword by David Attenborough

Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide

by Louise H. Emmons, illustrated by François Feer

The Fate of the Forest: Developers, Destroyers and Defenders of the Amazon

by Susanna Hecht and Alexander Cockburn

World Resources, 1990–1991: A Guide to the Global Environment

a Report by the World Resources Institute

Government Policies and Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon Region

by Dennis J. Mahar

Developing Amazonia: Deforestation and Social Conflict in Brazil's Carajás Programme

by Anthony L. Hall

The Decade of Destruction: The Crusade to Save the Amazon Rain Forest

by Adrian Cowell

Anatomy of the Amazon Gold Rush

by David Cleary

Alternatives to Deforestation: Steps Toward Sustainable Use of the Amazon Rain Forest

edited by Anthony B. Anderson

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March 7, 1991 issue

Portugal: A Neat Revolution

Portugal: A Neat Revolution

Portugal e o Futuro: Análise da Conjuntura Nacional [Portugal and the Future]

by António de Spínola

June 13, 1974 issue

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