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South America

  • Edge of Empireby Dr. FabrÝcio Prado

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    In the first decades of the 1800s, after almost three centuries of Iberian rule, former Spanish territories fragmented into more than a dozen new polities. Edge of Empire analyzes the emergence of Montevideo as a hot spot of Atlantic trade and regional center of power, often opposing Buenos Aires. By focusing on commercial and social networks in... more...

  • Sklavenhńndler, Negreros und Atlantikkreolenby Michael Zeuske

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Michael Zeuske examines the transatlantic slave trade (1450?1900) with regard to the historical place of the Atlantic as well as the institutions and actors involved (especially in non-European societies of origin and destination). A focus is on the hidden Atlantic slave trade of the 19 th century that took place after the European and... more...

  • Dancing with the Devil in the City of Godby Juliana Barbassa

    Touchstone 2015; US$ 27.00 US$ 18.99

    In the tradition of Detroit: An American Autopsy and Maximum City comes a deeply reported and beautifully written biography of the seductive and chaotic city of Rio de Janeiro from prizewinning journalist and Brazilian native Juliana Barbassa. Juliana Barbassa moved a great deal throughout her life, but Rio was always home. After twenty-one years... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Latin American Securityby David R. Mares; Arie M. Kacowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays on all aspects of Latin American Security by a mix of established and emerging scholars. The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security identifies the key contemporary topics of research and debate, taking into account that the study of Latin America?s comparative and international... more...

  • Keen's Latin American Civilization, Volume 1by Robert M. Buffington; Lila Caimari

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    This classic anthology provides essential primary text-based and visual documents, contextualized by editorial introductions and essays. more...

  • Keen's Latin American Civilization, Volume 2by Robert M. Buffington; Lila Caimari

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    This classic anthology provides essential primary text-based and visual documents, contextualized by editorial introductions and essays. more...

  • Countries, Peoples & Culturesby Michael Shally-Jensen

    Salem Press 2015; US$ 125.00

    The Countries, Peoples & Cultures series is complete with specific information on over 200 countries and self-governing territories, as well as separate appendices profiling 21 types of governments currently in power and 10 major world religions. Useful for students, educators, academic researchers, and other professionals in their fields, this encyclopedia... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Paraguayby R. Andrew Nickson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99

    This third edition of H istorical Dictionary of Paraguay covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Incasby Gary Urton; Adriana von Hagen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This A-to-Z encyclopedia offers students and non-specialist readers a broad introduction to the fascinating civilization of the Incas. Brief narrative entries, based on archaeological research and historical records, explore Inca settlements, culture, society, celebrations, and achievements?the texture and scope of the Inca Empire. more...

  • Global Pulls on the Korean Communities in Sao Paulo and Buenos Airesby Won K. Yoon

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book looks at two Korean communities, one in Sao Paulo and the other in Buenos Aires, in order to identify the global pulls that have affected Korean identity formation, community development patterns, integration efforts, social mobility, education for children, remigration, return migration, and relationships with the host communities. more...