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- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 34.95
Discover winning strategies from the nation's most outstanding college-readiness programs for Latino learners, including best practices for program design and mentoring that promote college preparation. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
In the middle of the twentieth century, a growing tide of student activism in Mexico reached a level that could not be ignored, culminating with the 1968 movement. This book traces the rise, growth, and consequences of Mexico's "student problem" during the long sixties (1956-1971). Historian Jaime M. Pensado closely analyzes student politics and youth... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
Let the ancient power of milagros work miracles for you! Based on traditional Latin American talismans, these tiny silver charms are reminders that a miracle can fit in the palm of your hand. Throughout Latin America and the American Southwest, milagros are offered at shrines and sacred sites by believers as requests for divine assistance, or as... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99
Dr. Linda A. RodrÌguez has assembled a new collection of essays that finally provides the historical context necessary to understand the Latin American military. The articles included here examine a variety of time periods and nations, from the counterinsurgency army of New Spain, to the nineteenth-century War of the Pacific, to the modern relationship... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 29.99
At the turn of the century, diverse political, economic, and social conditions divided Ecuador. During the construction of the Guayaquil-Quito Railway, the people of Ecuador faced the challenge of working together. The Redemptive Work: Railway and Nation in Ecuador, 1895D1930 examines local, regional, and national perspectives on the building of the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 30.99
Violence In Colombia provides students with a deeper understanding of the crisis facing Colombia today. The book focuses on the 1990s, a decade that witnessed a strengthening of the oldest and largest guerrilla insurgency in the Americas and the emergence of a powerful paramilitary right. The decade also saw a dramatic rise in homicide, kidnapping,... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 9.49
Children of the Sun is an epic retelling of the Conquest of Mexico from the Aztec point of view, and a breath-taking story of courage and loyalty, treachery and deceit. Peopled with a huge cast of characters from the agonised Emperor himself and his headstrong daughter to the enigmatic conquistador Hernan Cortes, this is a richly imagined recreation... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00
This book examines how the structure of electoral institutions may affect political corruption. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00
The State of Democracy in Latin America presents a critical analysis of the contemporary democratic state in Latin America. In a shift away from the more typical analyses of Latin American political change during the 1990s, this book presents a more state-centric perspective that seeks to explain why transitions to democracy and trends towards better... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00
An ambitious and comprehensive overview of the post-1978 wave of democratization in Latin America. more...