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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 23.99
This new edition of Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love , updated for students, includes a reaction to the death of General Pinochet, a chronology of Chile, many testimonies from arpilleristas in their own words, and an introduction by Peter Kornbluh. It retains a section of full-color plates of arpilleras , an afterword by Peter Winn, and a foreword... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99
When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched what transpired above-ground during the grueling and protracted rescue, but the saga of the miners' experiences below the Earth's surface?and the... more...
- Westview Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Developing countries, including those in the Caribbean, are urgently seeking to identify new moorings in the post–Cold War world, which is characterized by complex new economic and sociopolitical challenges. Caribbean countries must now compete for investment capital and markets while striving for social equity, maintaining representative democracy,... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
?Nothing less than a unified history of the Western Hemisphere.? ? The New Yorker From Guatemala to Rio de Janeiro, La Paz to New York City, Managua to Havana, Century of the Wind ties together the events and people?both large and small?that define the Americas. In hundreds of lyrical and vivid narratives, the final installment of Galeano?s... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
?A book as fascinating as the history it relates . . . Galeano is a satirist, realist, and historian.? ? Los Angeles Times For centuries, Europe?s imperial powers brutally exploited the peoples and resources of the New World. While soldiers of fortune marched across continents in search of El Dorado, white settlers established plantations and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95
Mothers Making Latin America utilizes a combination of gender scholarship and source material to dispel the belief that women were separated from—or unimportant to—central developments in Latin American history since independence. Presents nuanced issues in gender historiography for Latin America in a readable narrative for undergraduate... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 17.94
Die Inka faszinieren bis heute. Das Buch stellt ihre einzigartige Geschichte von den Anfängen bis zur Eroberung durch die Spanier im 16. Jahrhundert dar. Hierbei werden auch die Quellen und die Forschungsmethoden vorgestellt. Es wird ein umfangreicher Einblick in die staatlichen, sozialen und religiösen Strukturen sowie in das Leben des Alltags und... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 22.99
The vast stretch of mostly arid lands and deserts that makes up the border between Mexico and the United States is not only one of the longest international boundaries in the world, setting apart two entirely different countries for more than two thousand miles, it is the backdrop for a seemingly endless series of major binational news stories. Witness... more...
- Westview Press 2009; US$ 29.99
Through the fall of Anastasio Somoza, the rise of the Sandinistas, and the contra war, the United States and Nicaragua seemed destined to repeat the mistakes made by the U.S. and Cuba forty years before. The 1990 election in Nicaragua broke the pattern. Robert Pastor was a major US policymaker in the critical period leading up to and following the... more...
- UPF 2001; US$ 44.95
Based on anthropological and historical research in Puerto Rico from 1996 to 2002, Pérez's study explains how and why state intervention has retarded the development of small-scale fishing economies by discouraging opportunities for capital accumulation in coastal communities. more...