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  • Enrique's Journeyby Sonia Nazario

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more?the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America   Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won... more...

  • Cinema and Inter-American Relationsby Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Cinema and Inter-American Relations studies the key role that commercial narrative films have played in the articulation of the political and cultural relationship between the United States and Latin America since the onset of the Good Neighbor policy (1933). Pérez Melgosa analyzes the evolution of inter-American narratives in films from across... more...

  • Oye Locaby Susana Peña

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    During a few months in 1980, 125,000 Cubans entered the U.S. as part of a massive migration known as the Mariel boatlift. Drawing from first-person stories of Cuban Americans as well as government documents and cultural texts from both the U.S. and Cuba, Susana Peña reveals how a historical event shaped the formation of an entire ethnic and sexual... more...

  • Cartas de relaciónby Hernán Cortés

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Dirigidas al emperador de España Carlos V, son un testimonio de primera mano de la conquista de México y de la vida y costumbres del imperio azteca.   Biographische Informationen Hernán Cortés (1485-1547). España. Era hijo de Martín Cortés y Catalina Pizarro, familia de los Pizarro. Se dice que estudió en la Universidad de Salamanca. Estuvo... more...

  • Decretosby Emiliano Zapata

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    Carlos Manuel fue el primer hacendado en libertar a sus esclavos en la Cuba del siglo XIX y en proclamar un gobierno independiente de España.   Biographische Informationen Carlos Manuel de Céspedes more...

  • Historia de la conquista de la Nueva Españaby Antonio deSolís

    Linkgua 2012; US$ 5.72

    El estilo literario de la Historia de la conquista se anticipa al neoclasicismo, por lo que los autores del siglo XVIII tuvieron esta obra en gran estima. Se sabe que el autor escribió varias veces el texto. Sin embargo, al igual que López de Gómara, Solís nunca estuvo en América.   Biographische Informationen Antonio de Solís y Rivadeneyra... more...

  • Historia general de las Indiasby Francisco López de Gómara

    Linkgua 2013; US$ 4.76

    Aunque Francisco López de Gomara nunca fue a América, la historia de la conquista le fue contada por el propio Cortés y otros expedicionarios. Con estos testimonios escribió la Historia General de las Indias y conquista de México (1552), muy difundida en su época. El texto es una auténtica sucesión pormenorizada de aquellos acontecimientos, una crónica... more...

  • Resumen de la historia de Venezuelaby Andrés Bello

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    Resumen de la historia de Venezuela es un breve pero minucioso relato de la historia colonial de ese país en el que se analiza la conquista y la política venezolanas con objetividad sorprendente.   Biographische Informationen Andrés Bello (1781-1865). Venezuela. Nació en Caracas, Venezuela, el 29 de noviembre de 1781. Era hijo de Bartolomé Bello... more...

  • Trade Unionists Against Terrorby Deborah Levenson-Estrada

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Deborah Levenson-Estrada provides the first comprehensive analysis of how urban labor unions took shape in Guatemala under conditions of state terrorism. In Trade Unionists against Terror , she explores how workers made sense of their struggle for rights in the face of death squads and other forms of violent opposition from the state. Levenson-Estrada... more...

  • Rascally Signs in Sacred Placesby David E. Whisnant

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    David Whisnant provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamic relationship between culture, power, and policy in Nicaragua over the last 450 years. Spanning a broad spectrum of popular and traditional expressive forms--including literature, music, film, and broadcast media--the book explores the evolution of Nicaraguan culture, its manipulation for... more...