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- CODESRIA 2011; US$ 24.70
The struggle for independence and the unity of African countries was at its peak during the period between 1945 and 1960. These testing times turned out to be the formative years of the young Amady Aly Dieng, and set the stage for an eventful life of commitment and challenges of all sorts for someone who – along with other young African students, many... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
In the 1980s and 1990s, neoliberal forms of governance largely dominated Latin American political and social life. Neoliberalism, Interrupted examines the recent and diverse proliferation of responses to neoliberalism's hegemony. In so doing, this vanguard collection of case studies undermines the conventional dichotomies used to understand transformation... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95
Foias argues that there is no single Maya political history, but multiple histories, no single Maya state, but multiple polities that need to be understood at the level of the lived experience of individuals. She explores the ways in which the dynamics of political power shaped the lives and landscape of the Maya and how this information can be used... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 25.95
Simon Bolivar freed no fewer than what were to become six countries?a vast domain some 800,000 square miles in extent?from Spanish colonial rule in savage wars against the then-mightiest military machine on earth. The ferocity of his leadership and fighting earned him the grudging nickname ?the devil? from his enemies. His astonishing resilience... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 38.99
This comprehensive text analyzes the foreign policies of eighteen countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. First assessing the state of the discipline, the introduction develops a common framework that compares the relevant explanatory weight of foreign policy determinants at the individual, state, and international level for each country. Case... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99
Chapter 1 Editors' Note Chapter 2 List of Illustrations Chapter 3 Introduction?Texts and Images for Colonial History Chapter 4 I Old Worlds and the Time of Discoveries Chapter 5 The Ancestors of the People Called Indians Chapter 6 The Inka's Tunics Chapter 7 The Lords and Holy Men of Tenochtitlan Reply to the Franciscans, 1524 Chapter 8 The... more...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 36.99
"This is the outstanding textbook in comparative Latin American politics." ? Jorge I. Dominguez, Harvard "Gathered from writers who are experts in regions throughout Latin America, the chapters vividly highlight important historical events as well as current political challenges facing these nations?A staple in the field of Latin American politics.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 29.99
Part 1 I the Significance of the Frontier Chapter 2 The Significance of the Frontier in American History Chapter 3 Latin-American Frontiers Chapter 4 Frontier Barbarism Chapter 5 The Frontier in Hispanic America Chapter 6 The Frontiers of Hispanic America Part 7 II Latin America as a Frontier of Europe Chapter 8 The Great Frontier Chapter 9 The Great... more...