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- Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 25.99
Two tropical commodities?coffee and sugar?dominated Latin American export economies in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. When Sugar Ruled: Economy and Society in Northwestern Argentina, Tucumán, 1876?1916 presents a distinctive case that does not quite fit into the pattern of many Latin American sugar economies. During the last quarter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
What visitor to Mexico City, unaware of its pre-Hispanic history, could imagine that right under a Christian Church may still lie the remains of the sinister tzompantli, the Aztecs' altar of skulls? Professor Jorge Hardoy poses this question and many more in his comprehensive summary of the ancient cities where Latin America's peoples lived before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Amazonia exists in our imagination as well as on the ground. It is a mysterious and powerful construct in our psyches yet shares multiple (trans)national borders and diverse ecological and cultural landscapes. It is often presented as a seemingly homogeneous place: a lush tropical jungle teeming with exotic wildlife and plant diversity, as well as... 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...
- Springer 2009; US$ 49.95
Examines the specific case of Repression in Latin America. This book describes the techniques that offers a valuable resource of information for archaeologists working to reconstruct other historical periods without reliable written sources, and shed light on the nature of political repression worldwide. more...
- UPF 2001; US$ 44.95
This is the first critical in-depth study of the anarchist movement in Cuba in the three decades after the republic's independence from Spain in 1898. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book considers how interdisciplinary conversation, critique, and collaboration enrich and transform humanities and social science education for those teaching and studying traditional Americanist fields. The transition from a national to a hemispheric American Studies cirriculum and program is both exciting and daunting. On the one hand, it promises... more...