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- University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 19.95
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Federal Road was a major influence in settlement of the Mississippi Territory during the period between the Louisiana Purchase and removal of the Creek Indians. Histories of early Alabama covering this period... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 70.50
A portrait of postdictatorial Chile by one of that country?s most incisive cultural critics, Cultural Residues uses memoirs, photographs, art, and novels?the ?residues? of a culture?to analyze the political-cultural Chilean landscape in the wake of Augusto Pinochet?s seventeen-year military rule. According to Nelly Richard, such residual areas reveal... more...
- Palm Island Press 2006; US$ 11.95
Detailing life in tiny, artsy, anything-goes Key West—where Broadway composers and bestselling authors live on the same funky blocks as housekeepers, bartenders, and tour guides—this updated collection of essays and columns about island life features pieces that first appeared in the Miami Herald. Profiles of colorful characters such as an Italian... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 73.00
This book provides an up-to-date historical overview of this complex and fascinating country. Beginning with a survey of the land, people, and current government, the book then traces Chile's chronological story. Ten chapters detail Chilean history from the indigenous peoples to the democratic transition after the Pinochet dictatorship.||Chile... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 26.95
Taming Alabama focuses on persons and groups who sought to bring about reforms in the political, legal, and social worlds of Alabama. Most of the subjects of these essays accepted the fundamental values of nineteenth and early twentieth century white southern society; and all believed, or came to believe, in the transforming power of law. As... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00
This book sets out to narrate the contributions to and influence on the history of Chile that British visitors and immigrants have had, not as bystanders but as key players, starting in 1554 with the English Queen 'Bloody Mary' becoming Queen of Chile, and ending at the outbreak of the II World War. more...
- UPF 2002; US$ 44.95
Haughney aims to correct the widely held view that Chile is a homogenous nation-state and to give voice to the Mapuche, an underestimated indigenous group that has raised broad claims to collective economic and political rights. The Mapuche, who constitute between 4 and 10 percent of the country's population, have directly challenged both private... more...
- Atria Books 2007; Not Available
A riotous journey through America's most controversial, beautifully unapproachable, and abused wilderness -- the Florida Everglades. In December 2000, President Clinton signed into law a $7.8 billion restoration plan for the Everglades that garnered national attention and has since become America's touchstone for environmental issues. Enter W. Hodding... more...