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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 35.00
This book offers an in-depth analysis of the confrontation between popular movements and repressive regimes in Central America for the three decades beginning in 1960, particularly in El Salvador and Guatemala. It examines both urban and rural groups as well as both nonviolent social movements and revolutionary movements. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00
South Korea's and Taiwan's economic successes and Argentina's and Mexico's relative 'failures' are compared through examination of their rural middle classes and disciplinary capacities. Can disciplining continue in a context where globalization squeezes middle classes and frees capitalists from state and social contracts? more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 28.95
The political upheaval in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala had a devastating human toll at the end of the twentieth century. A quarter of a million people died during the period 1974-1996. Many of those who survived the wars chose temporary refuge in neighboring countries such as Honduras and Costa Rica. Others traveled far north, to Mexico, the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 99.00
Wars and military conflicts in North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean from the days of early European exploration to the present form the subject matter of this volume. The focus reveals certain historical trends common to virtually every modern nation state in the Americas. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 55.00
The first book on women?s political history in Belize, From Colony to Nation demonstrates that women were creators of and activists within the two principal political currents of twentieth-century Belize: colonial-middle class reform and popular labor-nationalism. more...
- Routledge 2007; US$ 125.00
Part of the ''Contemporary Inter-American Relations'' series, this book gives an overview of the history of US-Central American relations. It considers economic relations between the 2 regions, presenting information on the Central American Free Trade Agreement. It looks at political issues such as military cooperation, security issues, and others. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 9.99
Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why has the United States felt a need to repeatedly intervene in Haiti's affairs? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions in Paradise Lost . He examines how colonialism and slavery have left a legacy of... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
Nicaragua: The Imagining of a Nation is geared to students and academics of nationalism studies, history, and Latin American studies. Analyzing Nicaraguas postcolonial history, the author studies the Sandinista Revolution in the context of Nicaraguas on more...