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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 22.99
This is a compelling behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother Raul. Brian Latell, the CIA analyst who has followed Castro since the sixties, gives an unprecedented view into Fidel and Raul's remarkable relationship, revealing how they have collaborated in policy making, divided... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00
During the first two decades following the Mexican Revolution, children in the country gained unprecedented consideration as viable cultural critics, social actors, and subjects of reform. Not only did they become central to the reform agenda of the revolutionary nationalist government; they were also the beneficiaries of the largest percentage of... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 25.95
Perhaps no other activity is more synonymous with passion, identity, bodily ideals, and the power of place than sport. As the essays in this volume show, the function of sport as a historical and cultural marker is particularly relevant in Latin America. From the late nineteenth century to the present, the contributors reveal how sport opens a wide... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2000; US$ 29.95
This account of the history of Mexico from Independence to the Revolution traces the struggle of common people to exert control over their everyday lives. more...
- Michigan State University Press 1995; US$ 35.95
For several years, the armies of Napoleon III deployed some 450 Muslim Sudanese slave soldiers in Veracruz, the port of Mexico City. As in the other case of Western hemisphere military slavery (the West India Regiments, a British unit in existence 1795-1815), the Sudanese were imported from Africa in the hopes that they would better survive the tropical... more...
- Cois Life 2013; US$ 12.50
One hundred photographs. One hundred short essays. A faraway country in words and pictures, unknown ... but right at the centre of things. Céad grianghraf. Céad aiste ghearr. Cur síos i bhfís agus i bhfocail ar thír aduain, anaithnid? atá i lár an aonaigh. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Informed by the interdisciplinary methodology of cultural studies, Sites of Memory in Spain and Latin America is a significant addition to the growing corpus of studies in historical memory, particularly those reflecting issues concerning processes of historical memory in Hispanic societies. This collection is one of the few that covers a heterogeneous... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 32.95
Now in its sixth year, the conflict in Mexico is a mosaic of several wars occurring at once: cartels battle one another, cartels suffer violence within their own organizations, cartels fight against the Mexican state, cartels and gangs wage war against the Mexican people, and gangs combat gangs. The war has killed more than 60,000 people since President... more...