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  • Das politische System Mexikosby Barbara Schröter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 48.28

    Dieses Buch bietet eine Einführung in die Politik, die Ökonomie und die Gesellschaft Mexikos, wobei die zentralen politischen Institutionen, Akteure und Politikfelder vorgestellt werden. Die politische Entwicklung des Landes ist besonders interessant vor dem Hintergrund des Endes des autokratischen Herrschaftssystems der Partei der Institutionalisierten... more...

  • A Grim Almanac of Yorkby Alan Sharp

    The History Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    This day-by-day account of gruesome tales from York’s past reveals the seedy underbelly of what was historically the most important city in the North. Inside these pages you will find true stories of murder and intrigue, battles and conspiracies, witches and religious martyrs, gruesome executions and horrible accidents. Read about Margaret Clitherow,... more...

  • The Manhattan Projectby David Kishik

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    The Manhattan Project is a sharp and witty study of a book never written: an imaginary sequel to Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project , dedicated to New York, capital of the twentieth century. more...

  • Not For Tourists Illustrated Guide to New York Cityby Not For Tourists

    Not For Tourists 2015; US$ 12.99

    This brand new guide is boldly redesigned where no NFT has gone before, offering a quick snapshot of each neighborhood from the lower east side and Greenwich Village to Harlem and Inwood in a colorful and stylish layout. Start flipping through, and you'll immediately notice something very different from NFT classic. Say hello to beautiful city photos... more...

  • Historical Tours The New York Immigrant Experienceby Randi Minetor

    Globe Pequot Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    The book covers the various historical waves of immigration to New York City, from early history to the present, and ties the history to various sites in the city, using the words of those who experienced the events to give the reader a sense that they are living this history through the walking tours. It's the only historical guidebook on the topic... more...

  • Without Historyby Jose Rabasa

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    On December 22, 1997, forty-five unarmed members of the indigenous organization Las Abejas (The Bees) were massacred during a prayer meeting in the village of Acteal, Mexico. The members of Las Abejas, who are pacifists, pledged their support to the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, a primarily indigenous group that has declared war on the state... more...

  • New York City Curiositiesby Lisa Montanarelli

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    The definitive collection of New York City's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for New York City residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.  From Chinatown restaurants that make "bubble tea" to the Burger King peacock statue in Staten Island, this book will have it all. more...

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Mexicoby Michael Werner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • When the Diamonds Were Goneby Julian Padowicz

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    A rare glimpse into what it was like for a Jewish refugee to come of age in America during World War II, this unique memoir focuses on the struggles of assimilation. After a grueling and dramatic escape from occupied Poland, eight-year-old Julian and his mother arrive penniless in America in 1941 with big plans. Julian’s beautiful, former socialite... more...

  • Montezumaby Peter G. Tsouras

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 9.95 US$ 8.46

    Places Aztec civilization and history in the context of world history Montezuma (ca. 1466–1520), who had been educated as a priest and had served well as a military commander, ascended to the Aztec throne in about 1502 on the basis of his military record and reputation for piety. As Peter G. Tsouras demonstrates, almost immediately Montezuma transformed... more...