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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Tracing the U.S. government's efforts to shape the armed forces of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean from 2000 to 2014, this narrative concentrates on the army but also discusses air force and naval forces, including the Marines and the Coast Guard. Police forces in those regions are also covered. Mexico's ongoing struggle with drug... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The ancient Maya shaped their world with stone tools. Lithic artifacts helped create the cityscape and were central to warfare and hunting, craft activities, cooking, and ritual performance. 'The Technology of Maya Civilization' examines Maya lithic artefacts made of chert, obsidian, silicified limestone, and jade to explore the relationship between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The archaeological sites of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are among the most visited ancient cities of the Americas. Archaeologists have recently made great advances in our understanding of the social and political milieu of the northern Maya lowlands. However, such advances have been under-represented in both scholarly and popular literature until now.... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Between the mid-nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, an influx of Europeans, Asians, and Arabic speakers indelibly changed the face of Latin America. While many studies of this period focus on why the immigrants came to the region, this volume addresses how the newcomers helped construct national identities in the Caribbean, Mexico, Argentina,... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 26.99
This biography profiles Brendan Byrne, the New Jersey governor (1974-82) who overcame strong opposition to implement policies with widespread impact, including the state?s first income tax, casino gambling, education reform, land-use preservation, and public transit. more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.29
Lateinamerika war das «erste Amerika» im Zeitalter der Entdeckungen. Es war die Säule der ersten europäischen Kolonialreiche und Schnittstelle riesiger Menschen- und Warenströme aus vier Kontinenten. Doch nicht nur die «entdeckenden» Europäer, sondern auch die ursprünglichen Bewohner gestalteten die Geschichte Lateinamerikas. Lateinamerika wurde zum... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Since 1979, the Islamic Republic has been quietly encroaching on America?s southern flank, spreading its influence throughout Latin America. This volume examines this influence as a way of revealing how Iran views Latin America as a latent theater of operation and is building its capacity and capability throughout the region. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95
The Land Was Theirs is a bout Farmingdale, New Jersey, a community of Jewish farming communities in the United States established with the help of the Jewish Agricultural Society. The 50 year history of Farmingdale provides a perspective on the pressures, problems, and satisfactions of rural Jewish life as experienced in one community. Beginning... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Since the introduction of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, in which the United States vowed to prevent further European interference in the Western Hemisphere, the American military ever increasingly involved itself in the internal affairs of its Latin American neighbors. This book considers nearly 150 years of U.S. military intervention in Latin America,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
The River People in Flood Time tells the astonishing story of how the people of nineteenth-century Tabasco, Mexico, overcame impossible odds to expel foreign interventions. Tabascans resisted control by Mexico City, overcame the grip of a Cuban adventurer who seized the region for two years, turned back the United States Navy, and defeated the French... more...