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- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
In 1850, 20 years after the murder of Antonio José de Sucre, and 20 years after he was the undisputed patriotic leader during the battle of Ayacucho, which ended Spanish power in America and with it a lengthy period of continental war, some malicious anonymous contributor to the newspaper El Comercio de Lima questioned the man?s merits and the facts... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
This volume is an anthology of the many traditions of Lima. Palma pays tribute to the nation's colonial past with his stories of ghosts, immoral viceroys, daring women, saints, and rogues. His work earned him much criticism in his time. This edition includes an introduction of Jose Carlos Mariategui. more...
- Picador 2015; US$ 16.99
Includes New Material Exclusive to the Paperback A Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award A Finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Selected for NPR's Morning Edition Book Club When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 13.95
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...
- Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 10.00
Esta segunda edición incluye dos ensayos que complementan el planteamiento inicial. En el primero, a propósito de un cuento de Julio Ramón Ribeyro, el autor discute qué significa ser auténtico en un mundo público fuertemente jerarquizado. El segundo intenta ordenar tres perspectivas de los debates públicos durante los años más estremecedores de la... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 32.95
Bolivia has experienced two decades of unprecedented popular resistance to the consequences of neoliberal policies, resulting in the resignation and flight of its president in October 2003. This unusual book uncovers the reasons and processes behind the rising opposition - mirrored in country after country in Latin America - to this currently fashionable,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
In this extraordinary book, the renowned Hans Kung chronicles the Roman Catholic Church?s role as a world power throughout history. He examines great schisms ? between East and West, Catholicism and Protestantism ? the evolving role of the papacy and the stories of the great reforming popes; and the expansion of a global Church infrastructure. The... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 22.99
Introduction: Why Read About Brazil?. CHAPTER 1. BIRTH AND GROWTH OF COLONIAL BRAZIL: 1500-1750. The Country the Portuguese Created in the New World. The Colonial Economy and Society. Miscegenation: Biological and Cultural. The Beginnings of a Luso-Brazilian Culture. CHAPTER 2. CRISIS OF THE COLONIAL SYSTEM AND EMERGENCE OF AN INDEPENDENT BRAZIL: 1790-1830.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99
Bolivia's challenges with regard to policy are multiple, deep and multifaceted, and as such they require integral proposals. The book tries to cover these challenges in their different dimensions and presents options to grow more and better creating jobs, with benefits for all, and without corruption and with civic participation. The design and... more...
- Kuperard 2011; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...