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- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00
In the second decade of the sixteenth century medieval piety suddenly began to be attacked in some places as 'idolatry', or false religion. Wherever these ideas became accepted, churches were sacked, images smashed and burned, relics destroyed, and the Catholic Mass abolished. This study calls attention to the centrality of the idolatry issue for the... more...
- Orion 2009; US$ 10.99
A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive... Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the 'cemetery of lost books', a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 16.99
The Good Conscience is Carlos Fuentes's second novel. The scene is Guanajuato, a provincial capital in Central Mexico, once one of the world's richest mining centers. The Ceballos family has been reinstated to power, and adolescent Jaime Ceballos, its only heir, is torn between the practical reality of his family's life and the idealism of his youth... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly... more...
- Free Press 2003; US$ 16.00
?Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban.? In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Havana?exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by Fidel Castro?s revolution. Winner of the National Book Award, this stunning memoir is a vibrant and evocative look at Latin America from a child?s unforgettable experience. Waiting... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 164.00
Automated Continuous Process Control pulls together–in one compact and practical volume–the essentials for understanding, designing, and operating process control systems. This comprehensive guide covers the major elements of process control in a well-defined and ordered framework. Concepts are clearly presented, with minimal reliance on... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 12.95
In the blink of an eye, vast economic forces have created new types of communities and reinvented old ones. In The New Geography , acclaimed forecaster Joel Kotkin decodes the changes, and provides the first clear road map for where Americans will live and work in the decades to come, and why. He examines the new role of cities in America and takes... more...
- University of California Press 1997; US$ 41.95
This study is the first of its kind: a street-level inside account of what Stalinism meant to the masses of ordinary people who lived it. Stephen Kotkin was the first American in 45 years to be allowed into Magnitogorsk, a city built in response to Stalin's decision to transform the predominantly agricultural nation into a "country of metal." With... more...
- Pearson Education 2004; US$ 35.99
Launch your Eclipse education with Eclipse Kick Start from Sams Publishing. A fast-paced introduction to Eclipse 3.0, this guide focuses on the practical uses of the open-source program, including plug-in creation and architecture. Learn to use the technology to build better websites, develop Struts applications and create Aspect-oriented programs.... more...