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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00
El 18 de febrero de 2013, el presidente Hugo Chávez regresaba a Venezuela luego de más de dos meses de ausencia. Convaleciente y sin voz, sus posibilidades de retornar a la vida política activa eran mínimas. El 8 de diciembre había nombrado a Nicolás Maduro ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y vicepresidente de la República, como sucesor al frente del... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00
Es medianoche en México, 2007. El periodista, Alfredo Corchado recibe una llamada telefónica de su fuente principal para informarle que hay un plan para asesinarlo por parte de un poderoso capo. Pronto averigua que lo quieren matar porque uno de sus artículos en el Dallas Morning News afectó los sobornos que los narcotraficantes entregan a policías,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 94.00
From wide-ranging overviews of the entire region to close readings of specific works, this volume opens a fascinating window on the literatures and cultures of the Caribbean, covering texts in the multiplicity of languages used in the wider Caribbean: Spanish, English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, and the region?s many creoles. Authors and works discussed... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob?with the corrupt, repressive government of brutal Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in its pocket?owned Havana's biggest luxury hotels and casinos, launching an unprecedented... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
The Mexicans is a multifaceted portrait of the complex, increasingly turbulent neighbor to our south. It is the story of a country in crisis -- poverty, class tensions, political corruption -- as told through stories of individuals. From Augustín, an honest cop, we learn that many in the Mexican police force use torture as their number-one-crime-solving... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
The concentration of power in the caudillo (leader) is as much a formative element of Mexican culture and politics as the historical legacy of the Aztec emperors, Cortez, the Spanish Crown, the Mother Church and the mixing of the Spanish and Indian population into a mestizo culture. Krauze shows how history becomes biography during the century of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Mexico City?s staging of the 1968 Olympic Games should have been a pinnacle in Mexico?s post-revolutionary development: a moment when a nation at ease with itself played proud host to a global celebration of youthful vigour. Representing the Nation argues, however, that from the moment that the city won the bid, the Mexican elite displayed an innate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This engaging study tells the fascinating story of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Mestizo: a person of mixed blood; specifically, a person of mixed European and American Indian ancestry. Serge Gruzinski, the renowned historian of Latin America, offers a brilliant, original critique of colonization and globalization in The Mestizo Mind . Looking at the fifteenth-century colonization of Latin America, Gruzinski documents the... more...