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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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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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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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Bolivar: American Liberator
Bolivar: American Liberator
by Marie Arana
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SIMand#211;N BOLand#205; VAR and#8212;andlt;I andgt;El Libertadorandlt;/Iandgt;and#8212;freed six countries from Spanish rule and is still the most revered figure in South America today. He traveled from Amazon jungles to the Andes mountains, engaged in... (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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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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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 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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El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency
El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency
by Ioan Grillo
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The world has watched, stunned, the bloodshed in Mexico. Forty thousand murdered since 2006; police chiefs shot within hours of taking office; mass graves comparable to those of civil wars; car bombs shattering storefronts; headless corpses heaped in... (read more)

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Cuba: The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces
Cuba: The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces
by Francois Missen
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The people, architecture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cuba come to life in this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind tribute to this fascinating island country This rich, visually stunning book gives a full and unprecedented look at the once forbidden island of... (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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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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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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In the last six years, more than eighty thousand people have been killed in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there is a multibillion-dollar business. In a country where the powerful are rarely scrutinized, noted Mexican American journalist... (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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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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Caribbean Middlebrow: Leisure Culture and the Middle Class
Caribbean Middlebrow: Leisure Culture and the Middle Class
by Belinda Edmondson
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Edmondson (English and African American and African studies, Rutgers U.-Newark) tells the story of leisure culture in the Anglophone Caribbean for the past 150 years as a story of the nascent and aspiring black middle class striving to reconcile their... (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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Peripheral Visions: Politics, Society, and the Challenges of Modernity in Yucatan
Peripheral Visions: Politics, Society, and the Challenges of Modernity in Yucatan
by Edward D Terry
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Yucatan has been called andldquo;a world apartandrdquo;andmdash;cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. As elsewhere in... (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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