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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica
The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica
by Ian Thomson
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Named the Dolman Travel Book of the Year, The Dead Yard paints an unforgettable portrait of modern Jamaica. Since independence, Jamaica has gradually become associated with twin images--a resort-style travel Eden for foreigners and a new kind of hell for... (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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The Last Days of the Incas
The Last Days of the Incas
by Kim Macquarrie
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andlt;iandgt;"The Last Days of the Incasandlt;/iandgt; surprises, delivers history, and reads like a great yarn. I've read yards of books on the Incas, but this one took me out of the classroom and into that long-lost world."andlt;BRandgt; -- Keith... (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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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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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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Operation Massacre
Operation Massacre
by Rodolfo Walsh
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"A mesmerizing, prophetic tour de force of investigative journalism exposing the pervasive thuggishness of the Argentine military elite. A chilling, lucid work, beautifully translated by Gitlin, which serves as a great example of journalistic integrity."&... (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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Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil
Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil
by Neill Lochery
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When World War II erupted in 1939, Brazil seemed a world away. Lush, remote, and underdeveloped, the country and its capital of Rio de Janeiro lured international travelers seeking a respite from the drums of the war. “Rio: at the end of... (read more)

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The Smithsonian Atlas of the Amazon
The Smithsonian Atlas of the Amazon
by Michael Goulding
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The Amazon River flows more than 4,000 miles through the world's greatest rainforest, into the Amazon delta, and finally into the Atlantic Ocean. This extraordinary atlas is the first comprehensive view of not only the Amazon River but also its thirteen... (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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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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"William Beezley and Colin MacLachlan's Mexicans in Revolution, 1910and#8211;1946: An Introduction is an accessible primer to one of the most important events of Mexico's twentieth century."and#8212;Frank J. Klackle, The... (read more)

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