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  • Addicted to Failureby Brian Loveman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99

    This perceptive book critically explores why the United States continues to pursue failed policies in Latin America. Leading scholars explain how policies intended to promote the rule of law instead generate corruption and institutional crisis, why policies seeking to promote democratization and stabilization instead generate populist authoritarianism... more...

  • Adventure Guide to Mazatlanby Vivien Lougheed

    Hunter Publishing 2007; US$ 5.99

    This area of Central Pacific Mexico is full of things to do. Stroll the streets of Old Mazatlan and listen to Sinola Tambora bands that play a unique blend of German and Mexican music styles. You'll find yourself dancing. Catch a ride with a local fisher and head out to Stone Island or Deer Island, where you can dive, snorkel or sun on one of the many... more...

  • Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000by George Reid Andrews

    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...

  • After Spanish Ruleby Mark Thurner; Andrés Guerrero; Walter D. Mignolo; Irene Silverblatt; Sonia Saldívar-Hull; Shahid Amin

    Duke University Press 2003; US$ 24.95

    The first collection of essays to make a historically grounded, specifically Latin Americanist, intervention in postcolonial studies. more...

  • Aid Activities in Latin America and the Caribbean 2002by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication provides detailed information on individual commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Official Aid (OA) to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for the years 2000 and 2001. This yearly publication records the commitments reported by members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee... more...

  • Amady Aly Dieng Memoires díun Etudiant Africain Volume 1by Amady Aly Dieng

    CODESRIA 2011; US$ 26.95

    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 ñ along with other young African students,... more...

  • Amazing Maya Inventions You Can Build Yourselfby Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt

    Nomad Press 2007; US$ 11.95

    The amazing accomplishments of the ancient Maya as well as the Maya currently living in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula are highlighted in this collection of 25 creative, educational, hands-on projects. Covering everything from the 20-base numbering system to the Maya's extensive trade relationships, kids learn about appeasing the gods with a "jade" ceremonial... more...

  • Americanosby John Chasteen

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99

    Preface. Discovering America, 1799-1805. Pillars of the Crown, 1806-1810. Not-so-Civil Wars, 1810-1812. A Lost Cause?, 1812-1815. Independence Won, 1816-1824. Nation-Building Begins, 1824-1850 more...

  • Americasby Peter Winn

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean. From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, and from Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago, Americas examines the historical, demographic, political, social, cultural, religious, and economic trends in the region. For this new edition Peter Winn... more...

  • Ancient Maya Political Dynamicsby Antonia E. Foias

    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...