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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 31.99
SR Books' two popular Human Tradition in Latin America titles, covering nineteenth- and twentieth-century history, have been combined into one exciting new volume. The most compelling chapters from these books are now presented in The Human Tradition in Modern Latin America. From the turbulent struggles for independence in the 1800s to the profound... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 26.93
While the rise and abolition of slavery and ongoing race relations are central themes of the history of the United States, the African diaspora actually had a far greater impact on Latin and Central America. More than ten times as many Africans came to Spanish and Portuguese America as the United States. In this, the first history of the African diaspora... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 25.00
Ambitious entrepreneurs, isthmian politicians, and mercenaries who dramatically altered Central America's political culture, economies, and even its traditional social values populate this lively story of a generation of North and Central Americans and their roles in the transformation of Central America from the late nineteenth century until the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were embedded in the discourse of power. During the colonial era, racial and ethnic identities were publicly acknowledged by the state and the Church,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 99.00
This book examines from an archaeological perspective the social and economic changes that took place in Yucatan, Mexico beginning in the 18th century, as the region became increasingly articulated within global networks of exchange. Of particular interest is the formation and ultimate supremacy of the hacienda system in Yucatan and the effect that... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.35
Beim Gedanken an den amerikanischen Kontinent hat man sofort die Vorstellung von der Supermacht USA und ihrem lateinamerikanischen Hinterhof präsent. Vergessen wird dabei leicht, dass die USA einstmals der "Wilde Westen" waren, während Mittel- und Südamerika auf alten Hochkulturen aufbauten und die Schatzkammern Spaniens und Portugals waren.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
From the southeast coast of South America through an expanse of Peruvian sands en route to the West Coast, then onward through Central American jungles and rainforest, and finally to New York, Tschiffely?s journey was considered impossible and absurd by many newspaper writers in 1925. However, after two and a half years on horseback with two of... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 18.51
Spanisch ist die zweitwichtigste Wirtschaftssprache der Welt, die spanische Kulturszene in Literatur, Musik und Tanz zählt zur europäischen Avantgarde. Von daher ist es wenig erstaunlich, dass iberische Universitäten besonders in kultur- und sprachwissenschaftlichen Studiengängen stark sind. Biographische Informationen Wolfgang Kreft arbeitet... more...