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- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of Ancient Mesoamerica covers some of the major discoveries throughout ancient Mesoamerica from the last 100 years. The results of previous and continuing research and explorations, plus recent interpretations of ancient cultures and new work at archaeological sites in Mesoamerica are summarized here. Included in this volume are information... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.99
The first full-length study of World War II from the Latin American perspective, this unique volume offers an in-depth analysis of the region during wartime. Each country responded to World War II according to its own national interests, which often conflicted with those of the Allies, including the United States. The contributors systematically consider... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99
Presenting case studies by anthropologists, historians, political scientists, and environmental specialists,Lost in the Long Transition critically examines the impact of neoliberal economic and social policies at the local level in post-dictatorship Chile. Topics include privatization of water rights, tuberculosis and public health crises, the role... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 54.99
Can we prevent the destruction of the world's tropical forests? In the fire-scarred hills of Costa Rica, award-winning science writer William Allen found a remarkable answer: we can not only prevent their destruction--we can bring them back to their former glory.In Green Phoenix , Allen tells the gripping story of a large group of Costa Rican and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99
The seventeen original essays in The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History survey the recent historiography of the colonial era, independence movements, and postcolonial periods and span Mexico, Spanish South America, and Brazil. They begin by questioning the limitations and meaning of Latin America as a conceptual organization of space within... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 25.00
Ambitious entrepreneurs, isthmian politicians, and mercenaries who dramatically altered Central America's political culture, economies, and even its traditional social values populate this lively story of a generation of North and Central Americans and their roles in the transformation of Central America from the late nineteenth century until the... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 5.72
Historia de Yucatán fue publicada en Madrid en 1688, y reimpresa en 1842 y 1867, es una obra con información compilada Diego Lopez en una época en la cual las fuentes más antiguas, hoy desaparecidas, eran aún accesibles. Biographische Informationen Diego Lopez de Cogolludo. España. Nació en Alcalá de Henares en España, y se hizo Franciscano... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 5.72
Bernal Díaz del Castillo nació en Medina del Campo, en 1495, y murió en Guatemala. Hijo de Francisco Díaz del Castillo, regidor de su ciudad natal, y de María Díez Rejón. Viajó a América acompañado de Pedrarias Dávila y estuvo en las expediciones de Francisco Hernández de Córdoba y Juan de Grijalva. Participó con Hernán Cortés en la conquista de Nueva... more...