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- UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00
No visitor to Mexico can fail to recognize the omnipresence of street vendors, selling products ranging from fruits and vegetables to prepared food and clothes. The vendors compose a large part of the informal economy, which altogether represents at least 30 percent of Mexico?s economically active population. Neither taxed nor monitored by the government,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95
This field guide to oral history in Latin America addresses methodological, ethical, and interpretive issues arising from the region?s unique milieu. With careful consideration of the challenges of working in Latin America ? including those of language, culture, performance, translation, and political instability ? David Carey Jr. provides guidance... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 26.99
During the violent years of war marking Cuba's final push for independence from Spain, over 3,000 Cuban emigres, men and women, rich and poor, fled to Mexico. But more than a safe haven, Mexico was a key site, Dalia Antonia Muller argues, from which the expatriates helped launch a mobile and politically active Cuban diaspora around the Gulf of Mexico.... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 49.95
Mexico City became one of the centers of architectural modernism in the Americas in the first half of the twentieth century. Invigorated by insights drawn from the first published histories of Mexican colonial architecture, which suggested that Mexico possessed a distinctive architecture and culture, beginning in the 1920s a new generation of architects... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 48.99
This innovative text offers a clear and concise introduction to Latin America since independence. Thomas C. Wright traces continuity and change in five colonial legacies, showing how crucial they have been in shaping contemporary political systems, economies, societies, and religious institutions in a richly diverse region. more...
- Lexington Books 2017; US$ 94.99
This collection deals with various manifestations of Argentine music and dance and how they relate to affects, feelings, and emotions, showing how music creates particular atmospheres, via the induction, modulation and circulation of affects and emotions, which are felt but, at the same time, they do not belong to anybody in particular. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 34.95
Memoir of My Youth in Cuba: A Soldier in the Spanish Army during the Separatist War, 1895?1898 is a translation of the memoir Memorias de mi juventud en Cuba: Un soldado del ejército español en la guerra separatista (1895?1898) by Josep Conangla. The English edition is based on the Spanish version edited by Joaquín Roy, who found the memoir and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
This volume examines the connection between culture and defence by providing an inside look at Brazil?s aerospace strategies. Brazil is becoming increasingly important geopolitically, and several studies have sought to further understanding of this new position in the international arena. This volume aims to provide a better understanding of the... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 94.99
This book studies the thought and actions of José Gervasio Artigas, his military victories over the Spanish, and then his successful defense of provincial autonomy before the imperialist ambitions of Buenos Aires, account for his prominence in the Banda Oriental, and the four adjoining provinces of today?s Argentina. more...