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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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 70.00
Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why has the United States felt a need to repeatedly intervene in Haiti's affairs? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions in Paradise Lost . He examines how colonialism and slavery have left a legacy of... 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...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00
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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 94.99
Andrew Crawley examines US non-intervention in another country's affairs, and how it could be detrimental both to the United States and to the country in question - in this case, Nicaragua. He analyses the relations between the United States and Nicaragua during the Depression and the Second World War - the period of Franklin Roosevelt's good... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 168.00
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...