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  • Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Powerby Colin A. Palmer

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Colin Palmer, one of the foremost chroniclers of twentieth-century British and U.S. imperialism in the Caribbean, here tells the story of British Guiana's struggle for independence. At the center of the story is Cheddi Jagan, who was the colony's first premier following the institution of universal adult suffrage in 1953. Informed by the first use... more...

  • The Corner of the Livingby Miguel La Serna

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Peru's indigenous peoples played a key role in the tortured tale of Shining Path guerrillas from the 1960s through the first decade of the twenty-first century. The villagers of Chuschi and Huaychao, high in the mountains of the department of Ayacucho, have an iconic place in this violent history. Emphasizing the years leading up to the peak period... more...

  • The Chaco War 1932?35by Alejandro de Quesada; Ramiro Bujeiro

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    The Chaco War was massive territorial war between Bolivia and Paraguay, which cost almost a 100,000 lives. An old fashioned territorial dispute, the contested area was the Gran Chaco Boreal, a 100,000-square mile region of swamp, jungle and pampas with isolated fortified towns. The wilderness terrain made operations difficult and costly as the war... more...

  • Dimensions of Developmentby Susan Vincent

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    A unique historical ethnography, Dimensions of Development illustrates how state and NGO projects have drawn Allpachiqueños deeper into capitalism and have brought about challenges to the local political structure, the comunidad campesina. more...

  • Political Struggle, Ideology, and State Buildingby Jeffrey Carl Mosher

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 50.00

    The collapse of the Portuguese empire in the Americas in the early nineteenth century did not immediately or easily translate into the formation of the independent nation-state of Brazil. While ?Brazil? had geographic meaning, it did not constitute a cohesive political identity that could draw on basic loyalties. The tumultuous struggle to nationhood... more...

  • Aliveby Piers Paul Read

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    The #1 New York Times bestseller and the true story behind the film: A rugby team resorts to the unthinkable after a plane crash in the Andes. Spirits were high when the Fairchild F-227 took off from Mendoza, Argentina, and headed for Santiago, Chile. On board were forty-five people, including an amateur rugby team from Uruguay and their friends... more...

  • Historia de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros - Tomo IIby Enrique Silvestre García Vega; José Francisco Gálvez Montero

    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros 2016; US$ 0.00

    Investigación relativa al origen y desarrollo de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros del Perú. Trata de la formación del Estado Peruano y la institución de los Ministerios y Secretarias dentro de la administración pública, la designación de los agentes institucionales y las distintas coyunturas políticas, económicas y sociales durante casi doscientos... more...

  • Historia de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros - Tomo Iby Enrique Silvestre García Vega; José Francisco Gálvez Montero

    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros 2016; US$ 0.00

    Investigación relativa al origen y desarrollo de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros del Perú. Trata de la formación del Estado Peruano y la institución de los Ministerios y Secretarias dentro de la administración pública, la designación de los agentes institucionales y las distintas coyunturas políticas, económicas y sociales durante casi doscientos... more...

  • Brazilian-African Diaspora in Ghanaby Kwame Essien

    Michigan State University Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Brazilian-African Diaspora in Ghana is a fresh approach, challenging both pre-existing and established notions of the African Diaspora by engaging new regions, conceptualizations, and articulations that move the field forward. This book examines the untold story of freed slaves from Brazil who thrived socially, culturally, and economically despite... more...

  • Agents of Orthodoxyby James E. Wadsworth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99

    The Portuguese Inquisition is often portrayed as a tyrannical institution that imposed itself on an impotent society. Drawing on extensive archival research, the book challenges this myth by arguing that the Inquisition was integral to colonial society, reinforcing European social and religious values that were recreated in colonial Brazil. more...