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- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
In December 1989 US Army forces, supported by the US Air Force and US Navy, participated in Operation 'Just Cause'--the invasion of Panama. A combination of airborne, helicopter and ground assaults quickly secured key objectives and eliminated organized resistance. Beginning with a brief history of US-Panama relations and the development of the Panamanian... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
In recent years as countries around the globe have begun to move from dictatorial to more democratic systems of governance, no more traumatic (or dramatic) ethical problem has arisen than what to do with the previous regime?s torturers. In most cases, the security and military apparatuses, responsible for the overwhelming majority of human-rights abuses,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 29.99
The efforts of Indians in Latin America have gained momentum and garnered increasing attention in the last decade as they claim rights to their land and demand full participation in the political process. Contemporary Indigenous Movements in Latin America is a collection of essays compiled by Professor Erick D. Langer that brings together contributions... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 34.95
Discover winning strategies from the nation's most outstanding college-readiness programs for Latino learners, including best practices for program design and mentoring that promote college preparation. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
In the middle of the twentieth century, a growing tide of student activism in Mexico reached a level that could not be ignored, culminating with the 1968 movement. This book traces the rise, growth, and consequences of Mexico's "student problem" during the long sixties (1956-1971). Historian Jaime M. Pensado closely analyzes student politics and youth... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
Let the ancient power of milagros work miracles for you! Based on traditional Latin American talismans, these tiny silver charms are reminders that a miracle can fit in the palm of your hand. Throughout Latin America and the American Southwest, milagros are offered at shrines and sacred sites by believers as requests for divine assistance, or as... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 26.99
This engaging book explores Latin America cinema since 2000, an extraordinary period of international recognition. Leading specialists consider the reasons for the unprecedented commercial and critical successes of movies such as City of God , The Motorcycle Diaries , Y tu mamá también , and Nine Queens , as well as equally important... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99
Dr. Linda A. RodrÌguez has assembled a new collection of essays that finally provides the historical context necessary to understand the Latin American military. The articles included here examine a variety of time periods and nations, from the counterinsurgency army of New Spain, to the nineteenth-century War of the Pacific, to the modern relationship... more...