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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 63.00
Plagued by political instability, economic hardships, and massacres of innocent men, women, and children, El Salvador has fought for freedom throughout the centuries. No other reference source captures the suffering and adversities this ever-evolving country has faced. El Salvador's tumultuous history and recent past are clearly documented in this... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 13.99
This guide is a collection of thirty fascinating events that helped make Pennsylvania what it is today. From the witches of PA to the Expedition that changed the world, authors Fran Capo and Scott Bruce write 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... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
Myths and Mysteries of Pennsylvania explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Pennsylvania?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 Pennsylvania's history. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 27.95
During the 1980s, El Salvador's violent civil war captured the world's attention. In the years since, the country has undergone dramatic changes. Landscapes of Struggle offers a broad, interdisciplinary assessment of El Salvador from the late nineteenth century to the present, focusing on the ways local politics have shaped the development of the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80
This book studies the confrontation between popular movements and repressive regimes in Central America. more...
Strategy and Tactics of the Salvadoran FMLN Guerrillas: Last Battle of the Cold War, Blueprint for Future ConflictsABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 132.00
This book examines the military organization, strategy, and tactics of the Salvadoran FMLN guerrillas during their efforts to overthrow the government. It is largely based on the authors' personal collections of guerrilla documents captured in the war, interviews with former and captured guerrillas, and personal combat experience during one of the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; Not Available
Everyday Revolutionaries provides a longitudinal and rigorous analysis of the legacies of war in a community racked by political violence. By exploring political processes in one of El Salvador's former war zones-a region known for its peasant revolutionary participation-Irina Carlota Silber offers a searing portrait of the entangled aftermaths... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56
The life histories and testimonies of nine Salvadoran women from different generations shape this intimate portrayal of contemporary El Salvador. The authors interviewed a grandmother, mother, and granddaughter from three Salvadoran families: La Familia Nuñez, members of the upper class; La Familia Rivas, from El Salvador's growing middle class; and... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 15.99
The Liberty Bell, Gettysburg, and Independence Hall may stand out as prominent Pennsylvania features, but the Keystone State is also home to bizarre places, personalities, events, and phenomena. These unique and quirky aspects are humorously displayed in Pennsylvania Curiosities, a cross between a wacky news gazette, an almanac, and a humorous travel... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 45.00
Enrique Alvarez Cordova was the son of one of El Salvador's ruling families. Intelligent, charismatic and above all wealthy, he had nothing to gain--and a great deal to lose--by courting revolution. Yet this young man with all the advantages did just that. Impressed by the poverty and miserable existence of the rural population, Alvarez set about... more...