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- 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...
- Traugott Bautz 2007; US$ 8.76
Im vergangenen 20. Jahrhundert hat keine andere Gestalt die Kulturgeschichte in Lateinamerika so stark inspiriert wie der Kubaner José Martí (1858-1895), der mit seinem vielschichtigen literarischen Werk, aber auch mit seinem politischen Engagement für die Befreiung Lateinamerikas neue Horizonte im Denken und Handeln eröffnet hat.Das vorliegende Buch... 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 2008; 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...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
From Dancing With the Stars finalist Cristian de la Fuente comes a tongue-in-cheek guide to understanding Latino culture-now in paperback. As a contestant on Dancing with the Stars , international star and actor Cristián de la Fuente automatically assumed the role of the flashy Latino dancer, donning bright fuchsia costumes with his bare chest... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 83.00
In National Camera, Roberto Tejada offers a comprehensive study of Mexican photography from the early twentieth century to today, demonstrating how images have shaped identities in Mexico, the United States, and in the borderlands where the two nations and cultures intersecta place Tejada calls the shared image environment.The problem... more...