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- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 29.99
Named a Best Book of 2014 by The Providence Journal "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 character. Exciting historical... 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 US$ 25.56
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
A collective biography of the veterans of the battle of El Santuario (1829), this book uses the untold stories of ordinary lives to examine the history of the imperial conflicts that shaped politics and society in Colombia and Venezuela after independence from colonial rule. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 29.95
Charts the progress and failure of Colombian President Andrés Pastrana?s efforts to bring an end to sixty years of civil war. The civil war in Colombia has waxed and waned for almost sixty years with shifting goals, programs, and tactics among the contending parties and with bursts of appalling violence punctuated by uneasy truces, cease-fires,... more...