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  • Internationales KulturgŁterprivat- und Zivilverfahrensrechtby

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 321.00

    Volume 3 does particular justice to the international aspect of cultural goods protection and art restitution law. Firstly, the civil law claims system, possible means of defense against unjust art restitution claims and counterclaims of parties legally obliged to restitution are addressed. The second core issue of this work involves international... more...

  • Muddied Watersby Nancy P. Appelbaum; Walter D. Mignolo; Irene Silverblatt; Sonia SaldŪvar-Hull

    Duke University Press 2003; US$ 89.95

    Claims that Colombia’s present-day regional and local hierarchies were shaped by 19th and 20th century processes of colonization and that regionalism and race are tied into Colombia’s history of violence. more...

  • Black and Greenby Kiran Asher

    Duke University Press 2009; US$ 79.95

    Looks at development of Afro-Colombian communities after passage of a 1991 law granting cultural rights and collective land ownership to the communities, arguing that social movements are often partially co-opted by market or state, but then use state res more...

  • Empire, Religion and Revolution in Early Virginia, 1607-1786by James B. Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • Coffee and Conflict in Colombia, 1886-1910by Charles W. Bergquist

    Duke University Press 1986; US$ 24.95

    The appearance of Coffee and Conflict in Colombia, 1886-1910 , had several important consequences for the entire field of Latin American history, as well as for the study of Colombia. Through Bergquist's analysis of this transitional period in terms of what has been called the dependency theory, he has left his mark on all subsequent studies in... more...

  • Until Death Do Us Partby Ingrid Betancourt

    HarperCollins US 2002; US$ 10.99

    Ingrid Betancourt, a senator and a presidential candidate in Colombia, grew up among diplomats, literati, and artists who congregated at her parents' elegant home in Paris, France. Her father served as Colombia's ambassador to UNESCO and her mother, a political activist, continued her work on behalf of the country's countless children whose lives... more...

  • Even Silence Has an Endby Ingrid Betancourt

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 29.95

    "Betancourt's riveting account...is an unforgettable epic of moral courage and human endurance." - Los Angeles Times In the midst of her campaign for the Colombian presidency in 2002, Ingrid Betancourt traveled into a military-controlled region, where she was abducted by the FARC, a brutal terrorist guerrilla organization in conflict with... more...

  • Sir William Berkeley and the Forging of Colonial Virginiaby Warren M. Billings

    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...

  • The Struggle for Power in Post-Independence Colombia and Venezuelaby Matthew Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • The Making of Modern Colombiaby David Bushnell

    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...