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- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 9.99
Host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, the fifth largest country in the world is the perfect topic for the next title in the Short History series Discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral more than 500 years ago, Brazil's history since then has been turbulent, blighted by rebellion, cruelty, dictatorship, and... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84
Das innovative, reich bebilderte und mit einer ergiebigen wissenschaftshistorisch orientierten Bibliografie ausgestattete Lexikon der Afrobrasilianistik beleuchtet alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Kultur, Geschichte, sozialen, wirtschaftlichen und psychosozialen Situation der Afrobrasilianer in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Reihe Kölner Beiträge... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
In 1914, with the well-wishes of the Brazilian government, Theodore Roosevelt, ex-president of the United States; his son, Kermit; and Colonel Rondon travel to South America on a quest to course the River of Doubt. While in Brazil, Theodore is also tasked with a “zoogeographic reconnaissance? of the local wilderness for the archives of the Natural... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 70.00
This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises longstanding views of native Amazonians as perpetual wanderers, lacking attachment to place and likely to flee at the slightest provocation. Instead, native Amazonians used traditional... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 7.50
When fourteen-year-old Cody Carter?s grandfather gives him a box of dusty leather journals written by their Carter ancestors, even the history-loving Cody could not have predicted the adventure he was about to take. Journal by journal, Cody is physically transported back in time to experience the lives of Carters on the frontier in North Carolina,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
During the summer of 1963 civil rights movements were taking place all over the South. In Northeastern North Carolina the struggle for freedom focused on Williamston, a small agricultural based town. The town's legacy of voting rights advocacy and a history of violence caught the attention of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his Southern Christian... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00
Oral history and memoirs preserve much more than a single event. They record information about a time and a particular way of life. Buying a loaf of bread for a dime and a 25-pound bag of flour for a dollar, walking 9 ½ miles in 5 hours, watching the Cove Creek gym (and several school buses) go up in flames--these are just a few of the tales related... more...
- Insider's Guide 2012; US$ 17.99
Insiders' Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Written by a local (and true insider), it offers a personal and practical perspective of this beautiful coastal land and its surrounding environs. Published annually, this guide is fully revised and updated and features a new... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips The Carolinas. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive to and from many top destiations in North Carolina and South Carolina. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips The Carolinas helps... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 13.99
A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the Tar Heel State, It Happened in North Carolina describes everything from one of the first incidences of American resistance against British rule to a courageous milestone in the civil rights movement. more...