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  • The Grandchildren of Solano Lópezby Bridget María Chesterton

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 50.00

    Bridget María Chesterton?s in-depth examination of Paraguay?s unique nationalism and the role of the frontier in its formation places the debate over López in the context of larger themes of Latin American history, including racial and ethnic identity, authoritarian regimes, and militarism. more...

  • A Guide to Collections on Paraguay in the United Statesby Jerry W Cooney; Thomas Whigham

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 86.95

    This volume provides the researcher with an excellent tool for investigating the history, politics, and culture of Paraguay. Although various libraries, museums, and archives in the U.S. contain documentary collections of interest to Paraguayanists, they are little known and thus underutilized. Whigham and Cooney help correct this problem. Not only... more...

  • At The Tomb Of The Inflatable Pigby John Gimlette

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.12

    Paraguay - the name conjures up everything most exotic and extreme in South America. It's a place of hellish jungles, dictators, fraudsters and Nazis, utopian experiments, missionaries and lurid coups. It's not a place for the timid tourist. It doesn't even have its own guidebook. But Paraguay, as revealed in this outstanding new travel book, is among... more...

  • Guerrilla Auditorsby Kregg Hetherington

    Duke University Press 2011; US$ 84.95

    An ethnography exploring disagreements among Paraguayan peasants, government bureaucrats, and development experts about how state bureaucracy should function, what archival documents are for, and who gets to narrate the past. more...

  • To the Bitter Endby CHRISTOPHER LEUCHARS

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 151.00

    The War of the Triple Alliance was one of the longest, least remembered, and, for one of its participants, most catastrophic conflicts of the 19th century. The decision of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay to go to war against Paraguay in May 1965 has generally been regarded as a response to the raids by the headstrong and tyrannical dictator, Francisco... more...

  • The Paraguay Readerby Peter Lambert; Andrew Nickson

    Duke University Press 2013; US$ 99.95

    This lively compilation of testimonies, journalism, scholarship, political tracts, literature, and illustrations conveys Paraguay's rich history and cultural heritage, as well as its struggles against underdevelopment, foreign intervention, poverty, inequality, and authoritarianism. more...

  • It Happened in South Carolinaby Lee Davis Perry; J. Michael Mclaughlin

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    This book offers an inside look at over 30 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Palmetto State. more...

  • Francisco Solano López and the Ruination of Paraguayby James Schofield Saeger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 36.99

    The first serious biography of Francisco Solano López in English for decades, this richly researched book tells the dramatic story of Paraguay's most notorious ruler. Despite the heroic stature he gained after his death, López was a monumentally flawed leader who made the disastrous decisions in 1864 and 1865 to invade Brazil and Argentina, initiating... more...

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