SLAS/BLAR Book Series

Series Editors: Patricia Oliart (Book Series Editor) Jasmine Gideon, Geoffrey Kantaris, Lucy Taylor, Ann Varley and Matthew Brown.

The SLAS/BLAR Book Series in an annual book series of the Bulletin of Latin American Research published by Wiley-Blackwell in association the Society for Latin American Studies. This initiative was launched in 2007 with the aim of producing interdisciplinary or cross-disciplinary work which addresses the interests of SLAS members. All SLAS members receive a free copy of books published in the series.

Some of the most ground-breaking research in Latin American and Caribbean Studies emerges from multidisciplinary and collaborative endeavours which bring together people, ideas and perspectives. The BLAR Book Series provides an ideal space in which this kind of innovative research can be published. The series builds on the established international reputation of the Bulletin of Latin American Research which publishes primary research from a wide range of disciplines in Latin American Studies.

Publications in the BLAR Book Series will:

Titles in the series currently are:

Rethinking the Cuban Revolution Nationally and Regionally: Politics, Culture and Identity
by Par Kumaraswami
March 2012, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
£19.99 / €24.00

Negotiating Difference in the Hispanic World: From the Conquest to Globalisation
by Eleni Kefala (Editor)
May 2011, Paperback
£19.99 / €24.00

Reflections on Mexico '68
Keith Brewster (Editor)
March 2010, Paperback
£19.99 / €24.00

The Politics of Violence: Gender, Conflict and Community in El Salvador
Mo Hume (Author)
November 2009, Paperback
£19.99 / €24.00

Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce, and Capital
Matthew Brown (Editor)
March 2008, Paperback
£19.99 / €24.00

For more information, or to purchase books in the series, please use this link: [new window].

Submission Guidelines

As a minimum submission, Editors expect prospective editors/co-authors to present a rationale for the publication with innovative aims and original multidisciplinary content; and outline of the book's structure and content, with a 500-word summary of each chapter; a draft introduction and two sample chapters submitted in full whenever possible. Names and details of all chapter authors should be included.

Final manuscripts should be no longer than 80,000 words, including content lists, references and other peripheral text.

Further information on submitting your proposal is available here [PDF] [new window]. Or for full details on how to submit a book proposal, please contact Ken Lestrange, Editorial Assistant for the Bulletin of Latin American Research at