The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
This is the first biography of Latin America's most important poet, the Peruvian César Vallejo, who was born in an Andean village, Santiago de Chuco, on 16 March 1892 and died in Paris on 15 April 1938. It traces the important events of his life and evaluates his poetry, fiction, theatre, political essays and journalism. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00
The fortunes of the late nineteenth century’s imperial and industrial powers depended on a single raw material—rubber—with only one source: the Amazon basin. And so began the scramble for the Amazon—a decades-long conflict that found Britain, France, Belgium, and the United States fighting with and against the new nations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of tax systems and tax reforms in a number of Latin American countries since the early 1990a (TM)s, including Argentina and Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico, Paraguay, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay. The authors present and discuss tax systems from a broad quantitative and historical perspective and describe the... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In the mid-nineteenth century, Cuba's infamous "coolie" trade brought well over 100,000 Chinese indentured laborers to its shores. Though subjected to abominable conditions, they were followed during subsequent decades by smaller numbers of merchants, craftsmen, and free migrants searching for better lives far from home. In a comprehensive, vibrant... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Just how did a dialect spoken by a handful of shepherds in Northern Spain become the world?s second most spoken language, the official language of twenty-one countries on two continents, and the unofficial second language of the United States? Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow, the husband-and-wife team who chronicled the history of the French... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013; US$ 19.95
The first book squarely focused on describing the principles and practices of a unique Latino leadership model, written by a long-time, exceptionally well-connected Latino leader and active speaker and marketer. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Through interviews with three generations of Yalálag Zapotecs (?Yalaltecos?) in Los Angeles and Yalálag, Oaxaca, Adriana Cruz-Manjarrez examines the impact of international migration on this community, tracing five decades of migration to Los Angeles to delineate migration patterns, community formation in Los Angeles, and the emergence of transnational... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 49.95
To Overcome Oneself offers a novel retelling of the emergence of the Western concept of ?modern self,? demonstrating how the struggle to forge a self was enmeshed in early modern Catholic missionary expansion. Examining the practices of Catholics in Europe and New Spain from the 1520s through the 1760s, the book treats Jesuit techniques of self-formation,... more...