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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
by David McCullough
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Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first... (read more)

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Hunting Che: How A U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary
Hunting Che: How A U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary
by Mitch Weiss
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The hunt for Ernesto and#147;Cheand#8221; Guevera was one of the first successful U.S. Special Forces missions in history. Using government reports and documents, as well as eyewitness accounts, Hunting Che tells the untold story of how the infamous... (read more)

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This Love Is Not for Cowards: Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juarez
This Love Is Not for Cowards: Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juarez
by Robert Andrew Powell
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More than ten people are murdered every day in Ciudad Juárez, a city about the size of Philadelphia. As Mexico has descended into a feudal narco-state-one where cartels, death squads, the army, and local police all fight over billions of... (read more)

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Past Present Peru W/CDs and DVDs
Past Present Peru W/CDs and DVDs
by John Cohen
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John Cohen is a photographer, musician and filmmaker who has cultivated a fifty-year long fascination with the people, cultures and landscape of Peru. Cohen took his first photographs in Peru in 1956 and has returned many times since to continue... (read more)

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The Girl with No Name: The Incredible Story of a Child Raised by Monkeys
The Girl with No Name: The Incredible Story of a Child Raised by Monkeys
by Marina Chapman
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In 1954, in a remote mountain village in South America, a little girl was abducted. She was four years old. Marina Chapman was stolen from her home and then abandoned deep in the Colombian jungle. That she survived is a miracle. Two days later, half... (read more)

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What If Latin America Ruled the World?: How the South Will Take the North Through the 21st Century
What If Latin America Ruled the World?: How the South Will Take the North Through the 21st Century
by Oscar Guardiola Rivera
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For most Westerners, Latin America is the junior partner of the New World, an underdeveloped sibling to the United States and Canada. In his provocative and powerful book, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera shows how Latin America and its people are making their... (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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Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields
Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields
by Charles Bowden
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Ciudad Juárez lies just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A once-thriving border town, it now resembles a failed state. Infamously known as the place where women disappear, its murder rate exceeds that of Baghdad or Mogadishu. In... (read more)

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Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti
by Amy Wilentz
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, this is a brilliant writer’s account of a long, painful, ecstatic—and unreciprocated—affair with a country that has long fascinated the world. A foreign correspondent... (read more)

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Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America
Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America
by John Charles Chasteen
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spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a compelling narrative of the Latin American experience, animated by stories about men and women from all walks of life and enriched by insightful analysis. This is a story of despair and hope, the... (read more)

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The Sugar King of Havana: The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon
The Sugar King of Havana: The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon
by John Paul Rathbone
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"Fascinating...A richly detailed portrait." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Known in his day as the King of Sugar, Julio Lobo was the wealthiest man in prerevolutionary Cuba. He had a life fit for Hollywood: he barely survived both a gangland... (read more)

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Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
by Jon Anderson
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Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America and the developing world through armed revolution. Jon Lee Andersons... (read more)

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Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness
Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness
by Alfredo Corchado
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A crusading Mexican-American journalist searches for justice and hope in an increasingly violent Mexico In the last decade, more than 100,000 people have been killed or disappeared in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there is a multibillion... (read more)

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Amexica: War Along the Borderline
Amexica: War Along the Borderline
by Ed Vulliamy
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Amexica is the harrowing story of the extraordinary terror unfolding along the U.S.-Mexico border—“a country in its own right, which belongs to both the United States and Mexico, yet neither”—as the narco-war escalates to a fever... (read more)

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Viva Che!: The Strange Death and Life of Che Guevara
Viva Che!: The Strange Death and Life of Che Guevara
by Andrew Sinclair
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These features, which are fully complemented with posters, intimate photographs and other ephemera, will ensure that this is an essential purchase for anyone interested in this enduring icon, and the legacy he left behind.... (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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The Sugar Barons: Family, Corruption, Empire, and War in the West Indies
The Sugar Barons: Family, Corruption, Empire, and War in the West Indies
by Matthew Parker
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To those who travel there today, the West Indies are unspoiled paradise islands. Yet that image conceals a turbulent and shocking history. For some two hundred years after 1650, the West Indies were the strategic center of the Western world's greatest... (read more)

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Fidel Castro: The Declarations of Havana (Revolutions)
Fidel Castro: The Declarations of Havana (Revolutions)
by Fidel Castro
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'Revolutions: classic revolutionary writings set ablaze by today’s radical writers. This essential series features classic texts by key figures who took center stage during a period of insurrection. Each book is introduced by a major contemporary... (read more)

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Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World
Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World
by Peter Chapman
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In this compelling history of the United Fruit Company, Financial Times writer Peter Chapman weaves a dramatic tale of big business, deceit, and violence, exploring the origins of arguably one of the most controversial global corporations ever, and the... (read more)

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Mexicans in Revolution, 1910-1946: An Introduction (Mexican Experience)
Mexicans in Revolution, 1910-1946: An Introduction (Mexican Experience)
by William H Beezley
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On November 20, 1910, Mexicans initiated the worldand#8217;s first popular social revolution. The unbalanced progress of the previous regime triggered violence and mobilizedand#160;individuals from all classes to demand social and economic justice. In... (read more)

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