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  • Blockbusting in Baltimoreby W. Edward Orser

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    This innovative study of racial upheaval and urban transformation in Baltimore, Maryland investigates the impact of "blockbusting" -- a practice in which real estate agents would sell a house on an all-white block to an African American family with the aim of igniting a panic among the other residents. These homeowners would often sell at a loss to... more...

  • Voices of Resistanceby Judy Maloof

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Latin American women were among those who led the suffrage movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and their opposition to military dictatorships has galvanized more recent political movements throughout the region. But because of the continuous attempts to silence them, activists have struggled to make their voices heard. At the... more...

  • From Gentlemen to Townsmenby Charles G. Steffen

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Economic and social life in the upper Chesapeake during the colonial period diverged from that in southern Maryland and Tidewater Virginia despite similar economic bases. Charles Steffen's book offers a fresh interpretation of the economic elite of Baltimore County and challenges the widely accepted view that the life of this privileged class was... more...

  • The History of Cuba, 2nd Editionby Clifford Staten

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    This historical overview connects significant events from Cuba's past with the country's current social and political changes. Author Clifford L. Staten reviews the changing landscape of Cuba and explores subjects such as the relationship between the domestic and international political economy of Cuba; the successes and failures of Castro's revolution;... more...

  • Cuba: A Historyby Sergio Guerra-Vilaboy; Oscar Loyola-Vega

    Ocean Press 2015; US$ 11.99

    A concise, readable history beyond the images of cigars, classic cars, Fidel Castro, and Che Guevara. more...

  • Eduardo Chibásby Ilan Ehrlich

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 87.99

    While Cuba?s 1940 constitution was among the most progressive in the western hemisphere, few knew its details until political leader Chibás, whose suicide in 1951 precipitated the Cuban Revolution, read it on his radio program. This work explores Chibás?s life in order to explain the nature of Cuban politics from the mid-twentieth century to today.... more...

  • Maryland and Delaware Off the Beaten Path®by Judy Colbert

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Maryland and Delaware Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience??if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Maryland and Delaware Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled... more...

  • Cubaby Jaime Suchlicki

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95

    In Jaime Suchlicki?s engaging style, Cuba: From Columbus to Castro and Beyond provides a detailed and sophisticated understanding of the Cuba of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. In addition to its concise narrative history, CUBA details the current political climate, economy, and the regime?s future. Suchlicki discusses the domestic and international... more...

  • Decision for Disasterby Grayston Lynch

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 17.95

    Grayston Lynch presents an exceptional portrayal of actual events that led to the betrayal of extraordinary, patriotic, and courageous men. Lynch's unmasking of "Kennedy's Camelot" reveals heart-wrenching facts that continue to stir emotions among Brigade 2506 veterans. more...

  • Life in a Black Communityby Hannah Jopling

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    Life in a Black Community details and explores the Jim Crow era in Annapolis, Maryland. It recounts the tactics blacks used to gain equal rights, details the methods whites employed to deny or curtail their rights, and explores a range of survival and advancement strategies used by black families. more...