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- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Ancient Mesoamerica covers some of the major discoveries throughout ancient Mesoamerica from the last 100 years. The results of previous and continuing research and explorations, plus recent interpretations of ancient cultures and new work at archaeological sites in Mesoamerica are summarized here. Included in this volume are information... more...
- Encounter Books 2001; US$ 16.95
Arrested in 1960 for being philosophically and religiously opposed to communism, Armando Valladares was interned at Cuba?s infamous Isla de Pinos Prison (from whose barred windows he watched the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion). His life in Castro?s gulag was a hell of violence and disease, putrid food and squalid living conditions, forced labor... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 14.00
From food to the spread of political ideas, the landmass from northern Canada to the southern tip of Argentina is complexly bound together, yet these connections are generally ignored. In this groundbreaking and vividly rendered work, leading historian Felipe FernŠndez-Armesto tells, for the first time, the story of our hemisphere as a whole, showing... more...
- ILO Publications 2004; US$ 5.00
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 9.95
Archaeologists are unsure exactly when the Maya inhabited the coastal areas of Belize, but ample evidence exists to support an extensive maritime trade network along the coast by A.D. 600 This volume focuses on the maritime trade network sites on Ambergris Caye, Belize where excavations have revealed remnants of very small villages, or camps, along... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 29.99
Public violence, scarcely analyzed and little understood, is the subject of this pathbreaking research into the histories of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Robert Holden shows how the national and international dimensions of public violence intersected there to produce "armies without nations." more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 38.95
The Aztecs brings to life one of the best-known indigenous civilizations of the Americas in a vivid, comprehensive account of the ancient Aztecs. A thorough examination of Aztec origins and civilization including religion, science, and thought Incorporates the latest archaeological excavations and research into explanations of the Spanish conquest... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95
In August 2004, the Venezuelan public came out in record numbers to deliver an overwhelming vote of confidence. After many attempts to unseat him, Hugo ChŚvez, the former military man who took the country first by coup and then by ballot, again emerged as the people?s choice. It was, in his words, "a victory for the people of Venezuela." Yet despite... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
This book provides an account of Belize's struggle for independence in the face of Guatemala's territorial claim, written by a key player in the independence struggle. more...