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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book analyzes the development of female prostitution in the Pacific port of Puntarenas, Costa Rica during the advanced stage of the coffee exporting economy (1880-1930), at the height of the consolidation of the liberal state. Hayes argues that prostitution in the port differed from that of the coffee producing highlands due to differential economic,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 18.00
The epic story of the fall of the Inca Empire to Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, and the recent discovery of the lost guerrilla capital of the Incas, Vilcabamba, by three American explorers. In 1532, the fifty-four-year-old Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro led a force of 167 men, including his four... more...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
From the esteemed New Yorker correspondent comes an incisive volume of essays and reportage that vividly illuminates Latin America?s recent history. Only Alma Guillermoprieto, the most highly regarded writer on the region, could unravel the complex threads of Colombia?s cocaine wars or assess the combination of despotism, charm, and political jiu-jitsu... more...
Good Practices and Lessons Learned on Child and Adolescent Domestic Labour in Central America and the Dominican RepublicInternational Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Emanating from a consultancy, documents innovative practices, successfully tested ones, and replicated good practices. more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 132.00
At the start of the 1960s, revolution challenged the established world order. In every corner of the underdeveloped world, discontent with the status quo fueled attempts to revoke colonialism and the strangleholds on power maintained by entrenched local oligarchies. This book examines the causes of revolution in the sixties and the various responses... 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...