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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...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 37.00
This book studies the confrontation between popular movements and repressive regimes in Central America. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 168.00
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... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
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-it offers a searing portrait of the entangled aftermaths of confrontation... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 31.95
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 Nuņez, members of the upper class; La Familia Rivas, from El Salvador's growing middle class; and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00
"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war. The writer is Joan Didion, who delivers an anatomy of that country's particular brand of terror?its mechanisms, rationales, and intimate relation to United States foreign policy.As ash travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a puppet... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 25.00
The struggles of the civil rights movement were not limited to the Deep South. Although states like Alabama and Mississippi receive the most attention from historians, civil rights leaders were active across the country, challenging racial stereotypes and working to end discrimination in cities large and small. Louisville, Kentucky?s unique status... more...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Take a ride on the Reading Railroad! (Either pronunciation of ?Reading? works here.) Yes, the Keystone State is rich in history, beauty, and the world?s most delicious cheesesteak (Whiz wit!). Follow Uncle John on a whirlwind tour of Pennsylvania from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and all points in between with fun articles, amazing facts, vital stats,... more...