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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 16.95
This volume provides readings from the works of eighteen Latin American thinkers of the nineteenth century who were engaged in articulating and examining the problems that Spanish and Portuguese America faced in the one hundred years after securing independence. The selections represent all major regions of Latin America. Although these regions... more...
- Editorial Mazatlán 2010; US$ 19.95
More than a straightforward compendium of people, places, events, and dates involved in the Mexican Revolution, this reference is designed as a guide to the basic sources, allowing readers to draw upon the best of modern scholarship on the topic. A complete, chronological listing of the persons and events of the revolution, it begins with the births... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet?s Chile. It focuses on shantytown women, examining how they join groups to cope... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 30.00
More than 53 million Latinosnow constitute the largest, fastest-growing, and most diverse minority group inthe United States, and the nation?s political future may well be shaped byLatinos? continuing political incorporation. In the 2012 election, Latinosproved to be a critical voting bloc in both Presidential and Congressionalraces; this demographic... more...
- Ohio University Press 2002; US$ 21.99
In Taking Root , Latin American women of Jewish descent, from Mexico to Uruguay, recall their coming of age with Sabbath candles and Hebrew prayers, Ladino songs and merengue music, Queen Esther and the Virgin of Guadalupe. Rich and poor, Sephardi and Ashkenazi, Jewish immigrant families searched for a new home and identity in predominantly Catholic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 23.99
This new edition of Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love , updated for students, includes a reaction to the death of General Pinochet, a chronology of Chile, many testimonies from arpilleristas in their own words, and an introduction by Peter Kornbluh. It retains a section of full-color plates of arpilleras , an afterword by Peter Winn, and a foreword... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99
The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
Sweeping in scope, Health Issues in the Latino Community identifies and offers an in-depth examination of the most critical health issues that affect Latino's health and health care within the United States. This resource offers a comprehensive approach that informs and promotes the advancement of the practice, program planning, research, and public... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95
This pioneering and comprehensive survey is the first overview of current themes in Latin American archaeology written solely by academics native to the region, and it makes their collected expertise available to an English-speaking audience for the first time. The contributors cover the most significant issues in the archaeology of Latin America,... more...