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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This work studies the development of bilateral relations in two pairs of states (dyads): Argentina-Brazil and Argentina-Chile. It takes on a moderate constructivist approach that incorporates into the analysis of international relations the role of identities, ideas and perceptions as well as of material forces, and understands that the former are... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule. In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt Spanish Bourbons and installed his brother Joseph as King of Spain, igniting the flames of war across the Iberian Peninsula. Far across... more...
- Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this new telling of Mexico?s Second Empire and Louis Napoléon?s installation of Maximilian von Habsburg and his wife, Carlota of Belgium, as the emperor and empress of Mexico, Maximilian and Carlota brings the dramatic, interesting, and tragic time of this six-year-siege to life. From 1861 to 1866, the French incorporated the armies of Austria,... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 22.95
In Working Women into the Borderlands , author Sonia Hernández sheds light on how women?s labor was shaped by US capital in the northeast region of Mexico and how women?s labor activism simultaneously shaped the nature of foreign investment and relations between Mexicans and Americans. As capital investments fueled the growth of heavy industries... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Indigenous Knowledge and Development: Livelihoods, Health Experiences, and Medicinal Plant Knowledge in a Mexican Biosphere Reserve provides an ethnographic account of the Nahua, a group of indigenous people living in a protected area in west central Mexico. The study moves back and forth between the macro and micro to explore the relationships... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014;
The recorded history of Brazil is brief when compared to most European countries, having been discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral just over five hundred years ago. Since then, however, its history has been turbulent, blighted by rebellion, cruelty, dictatorship and poverty. But, it is also a vibrant, exciting and ethnically... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 30.00
The period following Mexico's war with the United States in 1847 was characterized by violent conflicts, as liberal and conservative factions battled for control of the national government. The civil strife was particularly bloody in south central Mexico, including the southern state of Oaxaca. In Sons of the Sierra , Patrick McNamara explores events... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of tax systems and tax reforms in a number of Latin American countries since the early 1990a (TM)s, including Argentina and Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico, Paraguay, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay. The authors present and discuss tax systems from a broad quantitative and historical perspective and describe the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00
This landmark work is the first sustained critique of Latin American neostructuralism, the prevailing narrative that has sought to replace market fundamentalism and humanize the savage capitalism imposed by neoliberal dogmatism. Fernando Leiva analyzes neostructuralism and questions its credibility as the answer to the regions... more...