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- Wiley 2013; US$ 41.50
The social sciences have long been based upon contrasts drawn between the 'militaristic' societies of the past, and the 'capitalist' or 'industrial' societies of the present. But how valid are such contrasts, given that the current era is one stamped by the impact of war and by the intensive development of sophisticated weaponry? In setting out to... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95
From the days of the Spanish colonial settlements until the last state census in 1945, a variety of censuses have been taken within the regions now comprising the modern state, from lists of Seminole War refugees to modern school censuses. This book is a one-stop guide to the colonial, territorial, and state censuses, along with their supplements and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00
This book provides the first critical discussion of popular culture in Florida, which began drawing winter visitors before the Civil War and now boasts more than a hundred million visitors annually. These essays explore many facets of Florida's culture, examining such topics as the ever-present specters of Mickey, Shamu, and other theme park staples;... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 9.00
This paper analyses the evolution of Chile's trade between 1990 and 2007, studying in particular the impact of trade liberalization in addition to traditional price and demand determinants. The results show that export and import flows are mainly responsive to external and domestic demand, and less so to relative prices, although there is a small impact... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
A guide to Miami and the Florida Keys, seeking to capture the capricious spirit of the destination. It discusses five-star resorts, private apartments, top-notch restaurants and the finest jazz bars and night clubs. "Sunup to Sundown" sections cover daytime activities such as sightseeing, beaches, watersports and lunchtime restaurants. There... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99
Detailing the heavy involvement of the Nixon administration in the 1973 coup against the democratically-elected President Salvador Allende of Chile, Qureshi provides the reasons for the coup including the threat Allende posed to the United States' notions of hegemony in Latin America. more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 49.99
Painful Birth discusses how Chile escaped becoming a communist state in the late 1970s and transformed into a free and prosperous society. It narrates the events and explains the economic policies, institutional transformation, and ideological change involved, providing an invaluable case study in economics, international relations, and Latin... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 36.00
An authoritative popular history that places the state in regional and national context. Alabama is a state full of contrasts. On the one hand, it has elected the lowest number of women to the state legislature of any state in the union; yet according to historians it produced two of the ten most important American women of the 20th century—Helen... more...