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- Old Street Publishing 2013; US$ 10.19
A LATIN AMERICAN TRUE CRIME CLASSIC IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME On the evening of 9th June 1956 in an apartment in Buenos Aires, a dozen men were arrested on suspicion of plotting against the Argentine government. A few hours later, the local police chief received the order to execute them. Almost all were innocent. Operation Massacre recreates... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99
The regime of Juan Perón is one of the most studied topics of Argentina's contemporary history. This book?an English translation of a highly popular, critically acclaimed Spanish language edition?provides a new perspective on the intriguing Argentinian leader. Mariano Plotkin's cultural approach makes Perón's popularity understandable because it... more...
- Seren 2013; US$ 17.99
Serving as both a travelogue and a history of the Welsh settlers in Patagonia?and the indigenous people with whom they interacted?this account describes how Welsh settlers have been integrated into Argentinean society. It also tells how certain aspects of Welsh culture, including the language, have been retained. Providing a unique perspective on... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
Patagonia is a strange and terrifying place, a vast tract of land shared by Argentina and Chile where the violent weather spawned over the southern Pacific charges through the Andes with gale-force winds, roaring clouds, and stinging snow. Squarely athwart the latitudes known to sailors as the roaring forties and furious fifties , Patagonia is a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Drawing on a vast range of previously classified government archives as well as interviews with key participants, this first volume of the official history of the Falklands Campaign is the most authoritative account of the origins of the 1982 war. In the first chapters the author analyzes the long history of the dispute between Argentina and Britain... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95
In this official history of the Falklands Campaign, Lawrence Freedman provides a detailed and authoritative account of one of the most extraordinary periods in recent British political history and a vivid portrayal of a government at war. After the shock of the Argentine invasion of the Falklands in April 1982, Margaret Thatcher faced the crisis... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
This work tells the story of Guevara's last campaign, in the backwoods of Bolivia, where he hoped to ignite a revolution that would spread throughout South America. The book details the strategy of the US and Bolivian governments to foil his efforts and shows Guevara as an agent of foreign policy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00
Postmemories of Terror focuses on how young Argentineans remember the traumatic events of the military dictatorship (1976-83). This fascinating work is based on oral histories with sixty-three young people who were too young to be directly victimized or politically active during this period. All were born during or after the terror and possessed... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50
In this study of the reconstruction period in Georgia following the Civil War, a British historian provides a dispassionate account of a highly controversial subject. A revisionist reappraisal, Dr. Conways study is the first substantial history of the p more...