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  • The Soldier and the State in South Americaby Patricio Silva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    After a long era of military rule, the South American nations have been working on the construction of a new democratic order. This book provides a long-term historical assessment of the main features of civil-military relations in this region, from independence in the early nineteenth century to the current process of democratic consolidation, with... more...

  • The Unidad Popular and the Pinochet Dictatorshipby Patricio Meller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    The Unidad Popular and the Pinochet Dictatorship covers the two most conflicting Chilean governments of this century. The analysis of the Allende government examines the macroeconomic policies and structural reforms and their results; the questioning of property rights constituted a key issue of conflict. The analysis of the Pinochet government... more...

  • Cortical Deficits in Schizophreniaby Patricio O'Donnell

    Springer US 2007; US$ 119.00

    The genetics of schizophrenia have taken the driver seat in the research - lated to this disorder in recent years. For a long time, it had been known that sharing genes with someone affected with schizophrenia conferred a 50% chance of acquiring the disease. Although this is fifty times the incidence in the normal population, it was evident that genes... more...

  • El espíritu de mis padres sigue subiendo en la lluviaby Patricio Pron

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Un joven escritor argentino regresa a su país de ori­gen para despedirse de su padre enfermo y se adentra involuntariamente en la historia de su familia a la vez que en la suya propia. Al hacerlo, procura compren­der quién fue su padre y en qué creyó durante los años que precedieron a su nacimiento, un período de convulsión política en Argentina lleno... more...

  • My Fathers' Ghost is Climbing in the Rainby Patricio Pron

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 16.03

    This is a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family; a story of fathers and sons, corruption and responsibility, memory and history, with a mystery at its heart. A young writer, living abroad, returns home to his native Argentina to say goodbye to his dying father. In his parents' house, he... more...

  • Widening Democracy: Citizens and Participatory Schemes in Brazil and Chileby Patricio Silva; Herwig Cleuren

    BRILL 2009; US$ 87.00

    This book examines the different levels of citizens' participation in the decision-making process existing in Brazil and Chile. A series of historical and political factors are explored which have favoured or obstructed the existence of participatory schemes in both countries. more...

  • Structure and Structural Change in the Chilean Economyby Patricio A. Aroca; Geoffrey J.D. Hewings

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the macroeconomic changes in Chilean economics, complementing this with detailed sectoral evaluation and an analysis of the impacts at regional level. Evidence suggests a need to explore the degree to which economic development has or has not contributed to reducing disparities in level of welfare across the country. more...

  • Predictive Control of Power Converters and Electrical Drivesby Jose Rodriguez; Patricio Cortes

    Wiley 2012; US$ 134.00

    Describes the general principles and current research into Model Predictive Control (MPC);  the most up-to-date control method for power converters and drives The book starts with an introduction to the subject before the first chapter on classical control methods for power converters and drives. This covers classical converter control methods and... more...

  • My Fathers' Ghost Is Climbing in the Rainby Patricio Pron; Mara Faye Lethem

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    The anticipated American debut of one of Granta ?s Best Young Spanish-Language Novelists: a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family. A young writer, living abroad, makes the journey home to South America to say good-bye to his dying father. In his parents? house, he finds a cache of documents?articles,... more...

  • Latin American Modern Architecturesby Patricio del Real; Helen Gyger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region?s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A foreword by historian Kenneth Frampton sets the stage... more...