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- Liverpool University Press 2004; US$ 70.00
A study of the interactions between Indians and Spaniards in the Chocó throughout much of the colonial period, revealing the complexity of inter-ethnic relations in frontier regions. The author considers the changing relationships not only between Spaniards and Indians but also between factions of both groups, showing how Spaniards and Indians... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00
The only country in South America to border the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Colombia is the continent's fourth-largest country and has the second-largest population behind Brazil. The country's terrain is also one of the most physically diverse in South America, with snowcapped volcanoes, swampy marshes, tropical savannahs, and lush... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
The book is a new study that examines the contrasting extension of the Anglican Church to England's first two colonies, Ireland and Virginia in the 17th and 18th centuries. It discusses the national origins and educational experience of the ministers, the financial support of the state, and the experience and consequences of the institutions. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
"A nuanced account of the English captain saved by Pocahontas reveals an astonishingly complicated personality. Former BBC producer Firstbrook finds in the roguish, quarrelsome, fearless adventurer Capt. John Smith a sterling example of the tenacious early-American characterů. Exciting historical tales with romantic overtones." - Kirkus Reviews ... more...
- UPF 2001; US$ 59.95
''The research involved in putting this manuscript together is truly awesome and involves a major synthesis of Colombian political, economic, urban, and social history which has not been achieved to date either in Spanish or in English.''-- Maurice P. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 39.95
0false18 pt18 pt00falsefalsefalse This book focuses on the Colombian Violencia , the undeclared civil war between the Liberal and Conservative parties that raged from the late 1940s to early 1960s. It presents the information as a narrative history. There is also an array of appendixes, maps, and photographs. more...
- LSU Press 2004; US$ 22.95
Sir William Berkeley (1605?1677) influenced colonial Virginia more than any other man of his era, diversifying Virginia?s trade with international markets, serving as a model for the planter aristocracy, and helping to establish American self-rule. An Oxford-educated playwright, soldier, and diplomat, Berkeley won appointment as governor of Virginia... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 10.95
Every year the United States spends millions of dollars to help the war-ravaged country of Colombia. But help it with what? In Colombia and the U.S. Mario Murillo explores the misdirected and devastating impact that U.S. military "aid" continues to have on the war torn-people of Colombia. Beginning with a brief history of Colombia, Murillo analyzes... more...
- University of California Press 1993; US$ 31.95
Colombia's status as the fourth largest nation in Latin America and third most populous?as well as its largest exporter of such disparate commodities as emeralds, books, processed cocaine, and cut flowers?makes this, the first history of Colombia written in English, a much-needed book. It tells the remarkable story of a country that has consistently... more...