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- Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 15.99
Georgia Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience??if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Georgia Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Georgia... more...
- Temple University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
The Illegal Immigration Relief Act (IIRA), passed in the small Rustbelt city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania in 2006, was a local ordinance that laid out penalties for renting to or hiring undocumented immigrants and declared English the city?s official language. The notorious IIRA gained national prominence and kicked off a parade of local and state-level... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 27.95
The island of Hispaniola is split by a border that divides the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This border has been historically contested and largely porous. Dividing Hispaniola is a study of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo?s scheme, during the mid-twentieth century, to create and reinforce a buffer zone on this border through the establishment... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95
In this deeply researched and multifaceted study, Marco G. Meniketti demonstrates how the landscape of the small Caribbean island of Nevis preserves and reveals artifacts and evidence of the highly complex and interrelated seventeenth- to nineteenth-century ?Atlantic Economy,? comprising early capitalist sugar production, the African slave trade,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 54.95
Fighting Monsters in the Abyss offers a deeply insightful analysis of the efforts by the second administration of Colombian President Á lvaro Uribe Vé lez (2006? 2010) to resolve a decades-long Marxist insurgency in one of Latin America? s most important nations. Continuing work from his prior books about earlier Colombian presidents and yet written... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
The Physical Geography of South America, the eighth volume in the Oxford Regional Environments series, presents an enduring statement on the physical and biogeographic conditions of this remarkable continent and their relationships to human activity. It fills a void in recent environmental literature by assembling a team of specialists from within... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Kline argues that the first administration of Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez marks a decisive break in a seemingly endless cycle of civil war. Not only were the levels of homicide and kidnapping dramatically reduced, but the state took the offensive against the insurgents, strengthening the armed forces which in turn demonstrated clear support... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
To understand Alabama history one must appreciate the impact of the failure of secession of the state in the subsequent half century as well as the causes for the success of the Civil Rights Movement in the state in the mid-twentieth century. The prophet of the first revolution was William Lowndes Yancey and the prophet of the second was Martin Luther... more...