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- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95
For more than a century researchers have studied Maya ruins, and sites like Tikal, Palenque, Copán, and Chichén Itzá have shaped our understanding of the Maya. Yet the lowlands of Belize, which were once home to a rich urban tradition that persisted and evolved for almost 2,000 years, are treated as peripheral to these great Classic period sites.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
Douglas W. Richmond is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of The Mexican Nation: Historical Continuity and Modern Change and coeditor of The Mexican Revolution: Conflict and Consolidation, 1910?1940 and Dueling Eagles: Reinterpreting the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846?1848 , among other works.... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 16.03
The Interior Circuit is Goldman's story of his emergence from grief five years after his wife's death, symbolized by his attempt to overcome his fear of driving in the city. Embracing the DF (Mexico City) as his home, Goldman explores and celebrates the city which stands defiantly apart from so many of the social ills and violence wracking Mexico.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
This revised edition contains new sections on Lawnside, the Morris Canal, Albert Einstein in Princeton, The Bordentown Manual Training School, Rockefeller/Ocean County Park, the bicycle railroad, Morro Castle, Alice Paul, and more. more...
- DK Publishing 2015; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Cancun and Yucatan will lead you straight to the very best this area has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95
During the second half of the 19th century several forces in the United States, Latin America, and Europe converged to set the stage for the establishment of a more permanent relationship between the United States and Latin America. The key factors--security, economics, and modernization--created both commonalities and conflicts between and among... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 40.38
»Transatlantic Caribbean« widens the scope of research on the Caribbean by focusing on its transatlantic interrelations with North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa and by investigating long-term exchanges of people, practices and ideas. Based on innovative approaches and rich empirical research from anthropology, history and literary studies... more...
- 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...