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  • History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peruby Titu Cusi Yupangui; Catherine Julien

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 16.95

    Catherine Julien's new translation of Titu Cusi Yupangui's Relasçion de como los Españoles Entraron en el Peru ?an account of the Spanish conquest of Peru by the last indigenous ruler of the Inca empire?features student-oriented annotation, facing-page Spanish, and an Introduction that sets this remarkably rich source in its cultural, historical, and... more...

  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fireby Brenda Lange

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00

    In the early years of the twentieth century, conditions were harsh in factories all over New York City, but they proved devastating at one in particular. On March 25, 1911, a fast-moving fire destroyed the top three floors of the building in which the Triangle Shirtwaist factory was located. One hundred and forty-six young women and several men died... more...

  • An Account, Much Abbreviated, of the Destruction of the Indiesby Bartolomé De Las Casas; Franklin W. Knight; Andrew Hurley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.95

    Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain?s conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain. An impassioned plea on behalf of the native peoples of the West Indies, the Brevísima Relación catalogues in horrific... more...

  • Communists and Perverts under the Palmsby Stacy Braukman

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 14.99

    In 1956, state Senator Charley Johns was appointed the chairman of the newly formed Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, now remembered as the Johns Committee. This group was charged with the task of unearthing communist tendencies, homosexual persuasions, and anything they saw as subversive behavior in academic institutions throughout Florida.... more...

  • The Haitian Revolutionby David Geggus

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.50

    "A landmark collection of documents by the field's leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful." --Alyssa... more...

  • Crowns of Glory, Tears of Bloodby Emilia Viotti da Costa

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 26.99

    This text explores the 1823 slave rebellion in Demerara (now Guyana) - one of the largest in history. The 60,000 black slaves who rose up against their British masters were brutally put down. The book looks at the conflict which gave the rebellion life and the forces which finally ended slavery. more...

  • The Moral Force of Indigenous Politicsby Courtney Jung

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Traces the transformation of indigenous politics in Mexico, linking indigenous identity directly to state formation. more...

  • A Walk to the River in Amazoniaby Carla Stang

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Our lives are mostly composed of ordinary reality - the flow of moment-to-moment existence - and yet it has been largely overlooked as a subject in itself for anthropological study. In this work, the author achieves an understanding of this part of reality for the Mehinaku Indians, an Amazonian people, in two stages: first by observing various aspects... more...

  • Monuments, Empires, and Resistanceby Tom D. Dillehay

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 48.00

    This theoretically and empirically informed 2007 account examines the resistance strategies of the Araucanians to unite against the Spanish. more...

  • The Downtown Jews: Portraits of an Immigrant Generationby Ronald Sanders

    Dzanc Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    The Downtown Jews focuses generally on the political culture of the Lower East Side around the turn of the century and more specifically on the thoughts, life, and writings of Abraham Cahan, the editor of the Jewish Daily Forward . more...