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Haiti After the Earthquake
Haiti After the Earthquake
by Paul Farmer
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“Paul Farmer, doctor and aid worker, offers an inspiring insiders view of the relief effort.”—Financial Times “The books greatest strength lies in its depiction of the post-quake chaos… In the books more analytical sections the... (read more)

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Havana: Autobiography of a City
Havana: Autobiography of a City
by Alfredo Jos Estrada
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Alfredo José Estrada's intimate ties to Havana form the basis for this "autobiography," written as though from the city's own heart. Covering the island's five hundred year history, Estrada portrays the adventurers and dreamers who left their mark on... (read more)

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The Life and Times of Mexico
The Life and Times of Mexico
by Earl Shorris
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The Life and Times of Mexico is a grand narrative driven by 3,000 years of history: the Indian world, the Spanish invasion, Independence, the 1910 Revolution, the tragic lives of workers in assembly plants along the border, and the experiences of... (read more)

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Che: A Graphic Biography
Che: A Graphic Biography
by Sid Jacobson
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A symbol of counterculture worldwide, Ernesto “Che” Guevara is one of the most, if not the most, recognizable and influential revolutionary figures of the twentieth century. From the pages of history textbooks to silk-screened T-shirts at... (read more)

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1808: The Flight of the Emperor: How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World
1808: The Flight of the Emperor: How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World
by Laurentino Gomes
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In a time of terror for Europe’s monarchs--imprisoned, exiled, executed--Napoleon’s army marched toward Lisbon. Cornered, Prince Regent João had to make the most fraught decision of his life. Protected by the British Navy, he fled to... (read more)

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Bolivar: American Liberator
Bolivar: American Liberator
by Marie Arana
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It is astonishing that Simón Bolívar, the great Liberator of South America, is not better known in the United States. He freed six countries from Spanish rule, traveled more than 75,000 miles on horseback to do so, and became the... (read more)

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Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead
by Kitty Williams
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The Day of the Dead Celebration is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, a joyful time when families remember their dead. Day of the Dead provides a colorful look at the iconic folk art and family... (read more)

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Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
by Laurent Dubois
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Even before the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haiti was known as a benighted place of poverty and corruption, blamed by many for its own wretchedness. But as acclaimed historian Laurent Dubois demonstrates, Haitis... (read more)

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Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle
Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle
by Marc Gonsalves
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On February 13, 2003, a plane carrying three American military contractors--Marc Gonsalves, Tom Howes, and Keith Stansell--crashed in the mountainous jungle of Colombia. Dazed and shaken, they awoke covered in blood... (read more)

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Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
by Diego De Landa
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Only significant account done of Yucatan in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization... (read more)

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Che Guevara Reader: Writings on Guerrilla Strategy, Politics and Revolution
Che Guevara Reader: Writings on Guerrilla Strategy, Politics and Revolution
by Che Guevara
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This reader is the bestselling, most comprehensive selection of Che Guevara's writings, letters and speeches available in English. This volume covers Che's writings on the Cuban revolutionary war, the first years of the revolution in Cuba and his vision... (read more)

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Bolivian Diary Authorized Edition
Bolivian Diary Authorized Edition
by Ernesto Che Guevara
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THE BASIS OF THE MOVIE "CHE: PART TWO" FROM STEVEN SODERBERGH STARRING BENICIO DEL TORO � This is Che Guevara's last diary, compiled from notebooks found in his backpack when he was captured by the Bolivian army in October 1967 and subsequently... (read more)

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Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy
Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy
by Carlos Eire
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In his 2003 National Book Award–winning memoir Waiting for Snow in Havana, Carlos Eire narrated his coming of age in Cuba just before and during the Castro revolution. That book literally ends in midair as eleven-year-old Carlos and his older... (read more)

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Che Guevara: Revolutionary and Icon
Che Guevara: Revolutionary and Icon
by Trisha Ziff
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This book brings together photography, posters, film, fine art, clothing and artefacts from the world over to trace Che's transformation from heroic guerilla, through pop celebrity to symbol of radical chic.... (read more)

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World of Music #1: Latin America
World of Music #1: Latin America
by Andrew Solway
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Take a comprehensive look at the musical styles and instruments of Mexico and the countries of Central and South America, as well as the islands of the Caribbean. Discuss how the music of other cultures and countries influenced the regions music and vice... (read more)

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The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico's Deadly Crime Cartels
The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico's Deadly Crime Cartels
by Hipolito Acosta
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Living under an assumed identity and risking his life were all in a dayand#8217;s work for U.S. Government Agent Hipolito Acosta. He worked regularly in high-stakes undercover operations infiltrating Mexicoand#8217;s murderous immigrant smuggling rings... (read more)

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Incidents of Travel in Central Amer Volume 1
Incidents of Travel in Central Amer Volume 1
by John Lloyd Stephens
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Stephens' two expeditions to Mexico and Central America in 1839 and 1841 yielded the first solid information on the culture of the Maya Indians. The books in this two-volume set relate his archeological discoveries and exploration of ruined cities... (read more)

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Hugo Chavez: Oil, Politics, and the Challenge to the United States
Hugo Chavez: Oil, Politics, and the Challenge to the United States
by Nikolas Kozloff
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This is the riveting story of ambitious, tempestuous Hugo Chávez, who is making waves through South America and being widely compared to Castro. Kozloff's access to top advisors, opposition, and leaders of Chávez's own political movement allow him to... (read more)

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Finding Manana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus
Finding Manana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus
by Mirta Ojito
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Finding Maandntilde;ana is a vibrant, moving memoir of one family's life in Cuba and their wrenching departure. Mirta Ojito was born in Havana and raised there until the unprecedented events of the Mariel boatlift brought her to Miami, one teenager... (read more)

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Che Guevara: A Manga Biography
Che Guevara: A Manga Biography
by Chie Shimano
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An extraordinary illustrated graphic novel about the legendary political figure Che Guevara. His name is equated with rebellion, revolution, and socialism. His face is on tee-shirts all over the world. Che Guevara's life has been explored and portrayed... (read more)

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