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- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
Nicaragua: The Imagining of a Nation is geared to students and academics of nationalism studies, history, and Latin American studies. Analyzing Nicaraguas postcolonial history, the author studies the Sandinista Revolution in the context of Nicaraguas on more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Nicaraguan society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Drawing on testimonies from contra collaborators and ex-combatants, as well as pro-Sandinista peasants, this book presents a dynamic account of the growing divisions between peasants from the area of Quilalí who took up arms in defense of revolutionary programs and ideals such as land reform and equality and those who opposed the FSLN. Peasants... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In this study of Pennsylvania and the War of 1812, the author sees the political ambitions of the Republicans, rather than economic, diplomatic or expansionist motives as the primary impetus for the outbreak of the war. Fearful of the Federalists' growing strength, the Republicans exploited the friction with England to maintain their power and to... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 40.00
Reveals how the diversities of economy, ethnicity, and geography engendered multiple experiences of nation. This book explores what followed the intersection of nation-state formation and everyday life in nineteenth-century Nicaragua. more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Interspersed with short stories, songs, and incantations, The Mermaid and the Lobster Diver demonstrates the archetypes of femininity and masculinity within Miskitu society, highlighting the power associated with women's sexuality-as manifested in bot more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00
Arturo J.Cruz, Jr argues that political learning, trust-building, and institutional innovation by political elites broke Nicaragua's post-colonial cycle of anarchy and petty despotism, leaving in its place an increasingly inclusive oligarchic democracy that made possible state-led economic development for the next thirty years. Subsequent economic... more...
- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 18.99
Written by a master storyteller, Tycoon?s War is the remarkable account of an epic imperialist duel—a violent battle of the capitalist versus the idealist, money versus ambition, and a monumental clash of egos that resulted in the deaths of thousands of Americans. This incredible true story—impeccably researched and never before told in full—is... more...
- Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 23.99
During the Civil War, there were throughout the Union explosions of resistance to the war -from the deadly Draft Riots in New York City to other, less well-known outbreaks. In Deserter Country, Robert Sandow explores one of these least known "inner civil wars", the widespread, sometimes violent opposition in the Appalachian lumber country... more...