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Latin America

  • The Social History of Agricultureby Christopher Isett; Stephen Miller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This text provides a compelling narrative world history through the lens of food and farmers. Tracing the world history of agriculture from earliest times to the present, Isett and Miller argue that people rather than markets have been the primary agents of agricultural change, exploring the actions taken by individuals and groups over time.... more...

  • Annals of Native Americaby Camilla Townsend

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    For many generations, the Nahuas of Mexico maintained their tradition of the xiuhpohualli (SHOO-po-wa-lee), or "year counts," telling and performing their history around communal firesides so that the memory of it would not be lost. When the Spaniards came, young Nahuas took the Roman letters taught them by the friars and used the new alphabet to record... more...

  • Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. L?art en fusion (Paris-2013)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Le musée de l?Orangerie à Paris présente une exposition intitulée Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera . L?art en fusion (9 octobre 2013 - 13 janvier 2014) dédiée à ces deux artistes, dont « l?histoire ? écrit J.M.G. Le Clézio dans l?essai qu?il leur a consacré... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité... more...

  • Global Latin Americaby Matthew C. Gutmann; Jeffrey Lesser

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Latin America is home to emerging global powers such as Brazil and Mexico and has important links to other titans including China, India, and Africa. Global Latin America examines a range of historical events and cultural forms in Latin America that continue to influence peoples? lives far outside the region. Its innovative essays, interviews, and... more...

  • Paisanosby Tim Fanning

    Gill Books 2016; US$ 15.99

    Paisanos tells the epic story of the forgotten Irish men and women who changed the face of Latin America forever from armed revolutionaries like Bernardo O?Higgins and James Rooke to trailblazing women like Eliza Lynch and Camila O?Gorman. more...

  • Latin America 2016-2017by Blair Turner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 19.99

    A comprehensive, timely, and entertaining account of the political, cultural, and economic dynamics of more than thirty discrete countries of the Western Hemisphere, this book is updated each year, providing students with the most recent information possible. The information is presented in an objective, balanced, non-ideological context, allowing... more...

  • The Sorrows of Mexicoby Lydia Cacho; Anabel Hernández; Juan Villoro; Diego Enrique Osorno; Sergio González Rodríguez; Marcela Turati; Emiliano Ruiz Parra; Elena Poniatowska; Samantha Schnee; Jennifer Adcock; Catherine Mansfield

    Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99

    With contributions from seven of Mexico's finest journalists, t his is reportage at its bravest and most necessary - it has the power to change the world's view of their country, and by the force of its truth, to start to heal the country's many sorrows. Supported the Arts Council Grant's for the Arts Programme and by PEN Promotes Veering... more...

  • Hotel Mexicoby George F. Flaherty

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    In 1968, Mexico prepared to host the Olympic games amid growing civil unrest. The spectacular sports facilities and urban redevelopment projects built by the government in Mexico City mirrored the country?s rapid but uneven modernization. In the same year, a street-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in the city. Throughout the summer,... more...

  • Chile: The Other September 11by Ariel Dorfman; Salvador Allende; Fidel Castro; Pilar Aguilera; Ricardo Fredes

    Ocean Press 2016; US$ 11.95

    A new edition of a unique Ocean classic anthology commemorating another day of terror and tragedy. more...

  • The Mark of Rebelsby Barry M. Robinson

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    In The Mark of Rebels Barry Robinson offers a new look at Mexican Independence from the perspective of an indigenous population caught in the heart of the struggle. During the conquest and settlement of Mexico?s Western Sierra Madre, Spain?s indigenous allies constructed an indio fronterizo identity for their ethnically diverse descendants. These... more...