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- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos provides a fascinating glimpse inside his country's meteoric rise on the world stage. A leader in the underground resistance movement against Augusto Pinochet and his Dirty War, Ricardo Lagos burst onto the national stage in 1988 when he gave a speech denouncing the dictator, the first of its kind. Revolution... more...
- Smithsonian 2012; US$ 21.95
This second edition of Catherine J. Allen's distinctive ethnography of the Quechua-speaking people of the Andes brings their story into the present. She has added an extensive afterword based on her visits to Sonqo in 1995 and 2000 and has updated and revised parts of the original text. The book focuses on the very real problem of cultural continuity... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00
This analysis of the kaleidoscopic world of the 19th-century Caribbean and the literary and cultural transfers that took place during thattime offers completely new insights into early processes of cultural globalization. Racist discourses, established models of ?white? abolitionists, the politics of memory, and the previously ignored... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book provides a historical narrative of the Argentine tax system in the twentieth century. It argues that the failure to build permanent trust between the state and the civil society and the unraveling of confidence within Argentine society itself account for the collapse of the progressive tax system. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 This updated edition of Populism in Latin America discusses new developments in populism as a political phenomenon and the emergence of new populist political figures in Mexico, Argentina, and Venezuela in particular. For more than one hundred years?from the beginning of the twentieth to... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 109.99
This volume examines the dynamism of the Săo Paulo region and its coffee industry and evolution since the latter part of the nineteenth century. Targeting key players such as large entrepreneurial coffee landlords and immigrant settlers, this book addresses the process of transformation and segmentation in Săo Paulo and Brazil. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 23.00
This book examines the immigration to Brazil of millions of Europeans, Asians and Middle Easterners beginning in the nineteenth century. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 70.00
Official and popular celebrations marked the Brazilian empire's days of national festivity, and these civic rituals were the occasion for often intense debate about the imperial regime. Hendrik Kraay explores the patterns of commemoration in the capital of Rio de Janeiro, the meanings of the principal institutions of the constitutional monarchy established... more...