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Haiti: The Tumultuous History--From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation
Haiti: The Tumultuous History--From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation
by Philippe Girard
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Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions, examining how colonialism and slavery have left a legacy of... (read more)

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Revolucion!: Cuban Poster Art
Revolucion!: Cuban Poster Art
by Lincoln Cushing
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The poster was the popular art form in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution, when the government sponsored some 10,000 public posters on a fascinating range of cultural, social, and political themes. ¡Revolución!, produced with unprecedented access to... (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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Haiti After the Earthquake
Haiti After the Earthquake
by Paul Farmer
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On January 12, 2010 a massive earthquake laid waste to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Within three days, Dr. Paul Farmer arrived in the Haitian capital, along with a team of volunteers, to lend his services to the injured.... (read more)

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Latin Spirit 365 Days
Latin Spirit 365 Days
by Danielle Follmi
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Remarkable yearbook, the latest in the series, presenting the wise words of a leading personality in Latin American literature for every day of the year, accompanied by Olivier's beautiful, moving photographs of Latin America's people and places.... (read more)

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In the Shadow of the State: Intellectuals and the Quest for National Identity in Twentieth-Century Spanish America (Critical Studies in Latin American and Iberian Cultures)
In the Shadow of the State: Intellectuals and the Quest for National Identity in Twentieth-Century Spanish America (Critical Studies in Latin American and Iberian Cultures)
by Nicola Miller
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Carlos Fuentes once observed that to be a Spanish American intellectual was to fulfill the roles, by default, of “a tribune, a member of parliament, a labor leader, a journalist, a redeemer of his society.” Such statements reflect the view... (read more)

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Estudio Cordero Archive: Bolivia 1900-1961
Estudio Cordero Archive: Bolivia 1900-1961
by Cordero
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The history of photography from Latin America has always lagged behind that of the rest of the world, leaving a gap in our understanding of the continent's fascinating recent history. "Estudio Cordero Archive offers the first and finest photographic... (read more)

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The Bay of Pigs
The Bay of Pigs
by Howard Jones
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In The Bay of Pigs, Howard Jones provides a concise, incisive, and dramatic account of the disastrous attempt to overthrow Castro in April 1961. Drawing on recently declassified CIA documents, Jones deftly examines the train of missteps and self... (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 “a world apart”—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 Mexico,... (read more)

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The Andes: A Cultural History (Landscapes of the Imagination)
The Andes: A Cultural History (Landscapes of the Imagination)
by Jason Wilson
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The Andes form the backbone of South America. Irradiating from Cuzco--the symbolic "navel" of the indigenous world--the mountain range was home to an extraordinary theocratic empire and civilization, the Incas, who built stone temples, roads, palaces... (read more)

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Seeing Mexico Photographed: The Work of Horne, Casasola, Modotti, and Alvarez Bravo
Seeing Mexico Photographed: The Work of Horne, Casasola, Modotti, and Alvarez Bravo
by Leonard Folgarait
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This engrossing book presents the photographs of four historically engaged artists and explains what they reveal about the highly dramatic revolutionary and post-revolutionary period in Mexico from 1910 to 1935. The works of these photographers—... (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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Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder, and the Cold War in the Caribbean
Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder, and the Cold War in the Caribbean
by Alex Von Tunzelmann
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From the New York Times Bestselling Author of Indian Summer During the presidencies of Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson, the Caribbean was in crisis. While the United States and the Soviet Union acted out the worlds tensions on Cuba, Haiti, and the... (read more)

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Path of Empire: Panama and the California Gold Rush (United States in the World)
Path of Empire: Panama and the California Gold Rush (United States in the World)
by Aims Mcguinness
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The arrival of the California Gold Rush had a large impact on the Isthmus of Panama, which was one of the principal conduits for maritime migration to California, long prior to the building of the Panama Canal. McGuinness (history, U. of Wisconsin at... (read more)

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