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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the increasingly important and controversial subject of race relations in Brazil. North American scholars of race relations frequently turn to Brazil for comparisons, since its history has many key similarities to that of the United States. Brazilians have commonly compared themselves with North... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 825.00
This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than 40 regions discussed and a time-span of 1920 to the present day. "Culture" is broadly defined to include food, sport, religion, television,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00
First published in 1928. 'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando CortÚs.' Times Literary Supplement. CortÚs's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters, half-despatches. The letters were all written between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00
First published in 1928. 'Can be safely named unique and can never quite lose its value.' Times Literary Supplement. 'This should be bought not borrowed.' Saturday Review The publication in 1648 of the first authentic account of the provinces of New Spain and Central America by a well-known and educated Englishman excited widespread interest,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were embedded in the discourse of power. During the colonial era, racial and ethnic identities were publicly acknowledged by the state and the Church,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 490.00
Disappointed with the purely secular tone of the earlier West Indian histories, Thomas Coke concentrated on the history of the missions in the Caribbean. This work was written immediately after the abolition of slavery, but 25 years before emancipation, and based on a wealth of documentation. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 36.95
The Incas is a captivating exploration of one of the greatest civilizations ever seen. Seamlessly drawing on history, archaeology, and ethnography, this thoroughly updated new edition integrates advances made in hundreds of new studies conducted over the last decade. • Written by one of the world’s leading experts on Inca... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 25.00
Ambitious entrepreneurs, isthmian politicians, and mercenaries who dramatically altered Central America's political culture, economies, and even its traditional social values populate this lively story of a generation of North and Central Americans and their roles in the transformation of Central America from the late nineteenth century until the... more...