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  • Captain W. W. Withenbury's 1838-1842 "Red River Reminiscences"by Jacques D. Bagur

    University of North Texas Press 2014; US$ 26.36

    A selection of letters written to the Cincinnati Commercial newspaper from 1870-1871 about steamboat travel on the Red River in 1838-1841. more...

  • Performing Politics, Making Spaceby Schurr Carolin

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.08

    <P>Constructing more inclusive political spaces has been a central concern of social movements in postcolonial societies. This e-book engages with Ecuador?s recent processes of political transformation by questioning to what extent these contribute to a decolonization of Ecuador's democracy.</P> <P>Based on visual ethnographic research... more...

  • Resistance in an Amazonian Communityby Lawrence Ziegler-Otero

    Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 27.95

    Like many other indigenous groups, the Huaorani of eastern Ecuador are facing many challenges as they attempt to confront the globalization of capitalism in the 21st century. In 1991, they formed a political organization as a direct response to the growing threat to Huaorani territory posed by oil exploitation, colonization, and other pressures. The... more...

  • How Do Hurricane Katrina's Winds Blow? Racism in 21st-Century New Orleansby Liza Lugo Treadwell

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    An outstanding resource for students of African American history, government policy, sociology, and human rights, as well as readers interested in socioeconomics in the United States today, this book examines why the divisions between the areas heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina and those left unscathed largely coincided with the color lines in... more...

  • The Globalization of Contentious Politicsby Pamela Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This dissertation argues that Amazonian indigenous peoples organized via transnational networks due to the domestic blockages presented to them in their respective countires. Due to these blockages and the growing number of transnational political opportunity structures, such as national and international non-govermental organizations, multi-lateral... more...

  • Das Phänomen der coup cultureby Dominik Schieder

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 64.35

    Im Dezember 2006 rückte der pazifische Inselstaat Fidschi durch den vierten politischen Umsturz innerhalb von zwei Jahrzehnten zum wiederholten Male in den Fokus der Weltöffentlichkeit. Trotz der Bestrebungen des Militärs, das politische Schicksal des Landes zum Positiven zu wenden, wird fünf Jahre nach dem Coup d?État deutlich, dass die anhaltende... more...

  • Pachakutik and the Rise and Decline of the Ecuadorian Indigenous Movementby Kenneth J. Mijeski; Scott H. Beck

    Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    The mobilization of militant indigenous politics is one of the most important stories in Latin American studies today. In this critical work, Kenneth J. Mijeski and Scott H. Beck examine the rise and decline of Ecuador?s leading indigenous party, Pachakutik, as it tried to transform the state into a participative democracy. more...

  • Insiders' Guide® to Baton Rougeby Cynthia Campbell

    Insider's Guide 2010; US$ 15.99

    A first edition, Insiders' Guide to Baton Rouge is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to the Louisiana's capital city. Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of Baton Rouge and its surrounding environs. more...

  • Insiders' Guide® to Shreveportby David Otto

    Insider's Guide 2010; US$ 17.99

    A first edition, Insiders' Guide to Shreveport is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to Louisiana's third largest city. Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of Shreveport and its surrounding environs. more...

  • New Orleansby Randi Minetor

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    These full-sized history travel guides each come with two popout® maps and the promise of a walk through the history of a particular city, region, or battlefield. One popout® map shows the area back when; the other shows the modern view. Throughout these books the readers are constantly provided with information they need to re-live the history... more...