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- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 60.00
The quarter century from 1964 to 1989 was the "time of the generals," the most clearly defined era of military rule and influence in the history of Latin America. The effects of this rule were most evident in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and Chile, where French- and German-style military professionalism developed into professional militarism. Frederick... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 64.00
The role of human rights in United States policy toward Latin America is the subject of this study. It covers the early sixties to 1980, a period when humanitarian values came to play an important role in determining United States foreign policy. The author is concerned both with explaining why these values came to impinge on government decision making... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Today, the term "filibuster" refers to a tactic used by loquacious lawmakers who seek to prevent a vote by delivering marathon-length speeches. But in the past, the term had a different meaning -- it referred to freelance mercenaries who traveled to foreign countries with the aim of sparking a war or revolution. James Jeffrey Roche presents... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95
Yucatan has been called ?a world apart??cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. As elsewhere in Mexico, apostles of modernization introduced policies intended to remold Yucatan in the image of the advanced nations of... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
For decades, leaders in Newark, New Jersey, have claimed their city is about to return to its economic and social vibrancy of yesteryear. Tracing Newark?s history from the 1950?s through the reign of Cory Booker, Curvin approaches his story as both an insider rooting for Newark and as an objective social scientist illuminating the causes and effects... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips New Jersey. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive to and from many top New Jersey and Tri-State area destiations. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips New Jersey helps makes the most... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 14.99
A first edition! This opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family New Jersey leads the way to historical attractions, children's museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and much more. Geared towards parents with children between the ages... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
This collection of thirty fascinating stories reveals events that helped make New Jersey what it is today. Authors Fran Capo writes with a comedic yet dramatic flair and an easy to read style that will entertain readers as they learn more about the colorful, and sometimes wacky history of the Garden State more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99
Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of New Jersey explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in New Jersey's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in New Jersey... more...