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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 335.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
"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 the... 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...
- 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 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...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 14.99
This definitive collection of the Old Dominion's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things is†filled with quirky photographs throughout and maps for each region. Virginia Curiosities includes humorous state facts and amusing stories and serves as a combination almanac, off-the-wall travel guide, and wacky news gazette. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00
To understand how the United States came together as a nation, students must first acquaint themselves with the original 13 colonies - and how each of these colonies followed its own path to the ratification of the Constitution. Each book in this set highlights the people, places, and events that were important to the development of each colony. more...