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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 33.00
The history of the Aztecs has been haunted by the spectre of human sacrifice. Reinvesting the Aztecs with a humanity frequently denied to them, and exploring their spectacular religious violence as a comprehensible element of life, this book integrates a fresh interpretation of gender with an innovative study of the everyday life of the Aztecs. more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Los tratados de Bartolomé de las Casas son alegatos en favor de los indios; el más conocido de éstos, Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias, no fue publicado hasta 1552. Junto a pasajes como el anterior, con apasionadas descripciones del Nuevo Mundo, Bartolomé de las Casas reflexiona sobre la Conquista y sus secuelas. Desde entonces el... more...
- 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. La presente selección abarca varios capítulos y se basa en la edición de la Editorial Nueva España, 1945. Linkgua también ha editado el texto íntegro en otra edición. Biographische Informationen... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Central America and its ill-fated federation (1824-1839) are often viewed as the archetype of the ?anarchy? of early independent Spanish America. This book consists of two interralted essays dealing with the economic, social, and political changes that took place in Central America,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 9.99
A vivid account of the literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this Very Short Introduction explores the origins of Latin American literature in Spanish and tells the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in the New World. A leading scholar of colonial Latin... more...
Conflict in the Early Americas: An Encyclopedia of the Spanish Empire's Aztec, Incan, and Mayan ConquestsABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 100.00
As the study of world history evolves from a Eurocentric perspective to a more global viewpoint, formerly marginalized groups are now the focus of discussion, revealing a background rich with important military, political, social, and economic achievements. This book examines the once prosperous and powerful native civilizations in Central and South... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Presenting Mayan history from the perspective of Mayan women--whose voices until now have not been documented--David Carey allows these women to present their worldviews in their native language, adding a rich layer to recent Latin American historiography, and increasing our comprehension of indigenous perspectives of the past. Drawing on years of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Praise & Awards for Enrique?s Journey 2011 Williams College Book Award Program, for ?Enrique?s Journey? 2006 California Book Award, Silver Medal, Non-fiction 2006 Christopher Book Award 2003 Pulitzer Prize, feature writing, for ?Enrique?s Journey? 2002 George Polk Award for International Reporting, for ?Enrique?s Journey? 2002 Robert... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 40.99
This book presents research, analysis, and reflections on the major issues of Guatemalan development and democracy: the role of the military, the involvement of Mayan communities in national development, the possible emergence of more inclusive political institutions and the roles of international forces and agencies in Guatemalan social change. The... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 17.58
2014 is the 100-year-anniversary of the panama canal: one of the most extraordinary engineering feats in world history. Hell's Gorge traces a heroic dream that spanned four centuries: to build a canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.The human cost was immense: in appalling working conditions and amid epidemics of fever, tens of thousands... more...