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- University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 55.00
The core strategy of these essays is to explore the degree to which Latin Americans either used the Cold War to advance their own interests or were themselves drawn to Cold War polarizations in order to make sense of trends within their part of the world. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
The Spanish Empire is famous for being, at its height, the realm upon which "the sun never set." It stretched from the Philippines to Europe by way of the Americas. And yet we know relatively little about how Spain managed to move that crucial currency of governance?paper?over such enormous distances. Moreover, we know even less about how those distances... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 24.99
Presenting three titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada?s history. In these three books we explore the cultural heritage that is at the roots of Canada?s present-day multicultural society. In the lives of abolitionist Underground Railway hero Harriet Tubman; Metis revolutionary Louis Riel; and frontiersman Simon... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 26.99
Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America?s prototypical “cowboy? president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt?s identity, historian Edward P. Kohn argues that it was his hometown of New York that made him the progressive president... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 44.99
This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and defined its borders. In this volume we find explorers whose daring opened up new areas of the country, conquered mountaintops and braved the ice of the Arctic. more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.41
Brasilien war für Europa immer Projektionsraum eigener Sehnsüchte und Ängste. Heute steht das größte Land Lateinamerikas als Austragungsort der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft 2014 und der Olympischen Spiele 2016 im Blickpunkt der Weltöffentlichkeit. Als aufstrebende Wirtschaftsmacht spielt es längst im Konzert der Großen mit. Doch es ist bei weitem nicht... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
After all the green beer has been poured and the ubiquitous shamrocks fade away, what does it mean to be Irish American besides St. Patricks Day? Whos Your Paddy traces the evolution of "Irish" as a race-based identity in the U.S. from the 19th century to the present day. Exploring how the Irish have been and continue... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 35.00
In 2006 Congress established the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area to recognize the four-hundred-year ?coexistence? of Spanish and Indian peoples in New Mexico and their place in the United States. National heritage areas enable local communities to partner with the federal government to promote historic preservation, cultural conservation,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
Focusing on the local New Jersey/New York Irish-American experience, this interdisciplinary book is a case study in what Irish-Americans have contributed to public and cultural life in the United States: how they have retained elements of Irish culture and invented elements of their own ethnic American culture. Students of ethnicity will find, in... more...