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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00
"Notably well written, perceptive, lively and sympathetic. Sara Wheeler is very well worth reading." --Daily Telegraph "She is a marvelous writer--funny, elegant and observant. As a traveling companion, Sara Wheeler is shrewd and amusing and likeable and well informed . . . not just a good but an outstanding travel writer." --The Oldie "Always... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 120.00
Based on fieldwork conducted among middle-class university students primarily at the national university (UNAM) in Mexico City, this study explores gender relations as reflected in the words macho and machismo. The author concludes that the students use them to denote aspects of their families of origin that they consider unfavorable and aspects... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Buenos Aires will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Rio de Janeiro will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's... more...
- Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
From the Introduction As far as Amerindians are concerned, the land between the Orinoco and the Amazon has always been Guiana , the ?Land of Many Waters?. European explorers, however, took a while to appreciate this name. On early French and English maps the region was marked as ?Equinoctiale? or ?Caribana, Land of Twenty-one Tribes?. To the Dutch,... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.75
CultureShock! Costa Rica is an indispensable companion for anyone who wishes to live and work amongst Central America's famously friendly people. Life in Costa Rica often turns out to be more complicated than it seems at first glance but this book will not only help you quedar bien (be on good terms) with the Ticos, it will also provide practical... more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 21.00
The Norte Grande of Chile, the world's driest desert, had ''engendered contemporary Chile, everything that was good about it, everything that was dreadful,'' writes Ariel Dorfman in his brilliant exploration of one of the least known and most exotic corners of the globe. For 10,000 years the desert had been mined for silver, iron, and copper, but it... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
Intrepid journalist Patrick Symmes sets off on his BMW R80 G/S in search of the people and places in Ernesto "Che" Guevara's classic Motorcycle Diaries , seeking out his own adventure as well as the legacy of the icon Che would become, Symmes retraces the future revolutionary's path. And on the way he runs out of gas in an Argentine desert, talks... more...