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At Home in the Street
At Home in the Street
by Tobias Hecht
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Through innovative fieldwork and ethnographic writing, Hecht lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children. This book changes the terms of the debate, asking not why there are so many homeless children in Brazil but why... (read more)

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Children of Cain
Children of Cain
by Tina Rosenberg
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An honest judge in Medellin, a Maoist guerilla of Peru's Shining Path, the fair-haired Angel of Death in Argentina's Dirty War, the pool-party rich of El Salvador, the disabused revolutionaries of Nicaragua, and the ordinary Chileans who became silent... (read more)

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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity (Latin American Silhouettes)
Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity (Latin American Silhouettes)
by Jeffrey M Pilcher
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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity is a revealing probe into the life and times of Mario Moreno, Latin America's most famous film star from the 1940s to the 1970s. This book helps to illuminate the social and cultural history of twentieth... (read more)

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Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation
Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation
by John Phillip Santos
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Finalist for the National Book Award! In this beautifully wrought memoir, award-winning writer John Philip Santos weaves together dream fragments, family remembrances, and Chicano mythology, reaching back into time and place to blend the story of one... (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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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. 1
Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. 1
by John Stephens
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Volume 1 of 2-volume set. Classic (1843) exploration of jungles of Yucatan, looking for evidences of Maya civilization. Extensive accounts of 44 Maya sites as well as of Yucatan folkways, manners, dress, ceremonies, amusements — all of which makes... (read more)

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Boys From Dolores Fidel Castro & His Generation From Revolution To Exile
Boys From Dolores Fidel Castro & His Generation From Revolution To Exile
by Patrick Symmes
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Subtitled, "Fidel Castro's Schoolmates, From Revolution To Exile". A chronicle of 230 young students and the Cuba they were born to lead.... (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 Mark 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 with automatic rifles pointing at... (read more)

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Lives on the Line: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico Border
Lives on the Line: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico Border
by Miriam Davidson
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Straddling an international border, the twin cities of Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, are in many ways one community. For years the border was less distinct, with Mexicans crossing one way to visit family and friends and tourists crossing the... (read more)

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Exporting Democracy: The United States and Latin America: Case Studies
Exporting Democracy: The United States and Latin America: Case Studies
by Abraham F Lowenthal
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The idea that the United States can and should help Latin America achieve democracy has been a recurrent theme in U.S. foreign policy throughout the twentieth century. By the 1990s, it has become virtually unchallenged doctrine, broadly supported on a... (read more)

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Cuba at the Crossroads
Cuba at the Crossroads
by Fidel Castro
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What future lies ahead for Cuba as it faces the new millennium? Must it now turn its back on the past four decades since the 1959 revolution? In this book, Cuban President Fidel Castro discusses the main issues confronting the small Caribbean nation as... (read more)

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Kidnapped: A Diary of My 373 Days in Captivity
Kidnapped: A Diary of My 373 Days in Captivity
by Leszli Kalli
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"It all happened so fast that even now, a month later, I still have trouble believing it, and I have to tell myself over and over again: Leszli, you have been kidnapped." On April 12, 1999, Leszli Kálli boarded a plane in Colombia to work on... (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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Political Evolution of the Mexican People
Political Evolution of the Mexican People
by Justo Sierra
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Are the Mexican people the children of Moctezuma or the children of Cortes? This question, long the central problem of Mexican historians, Justo Sierra answered by saying, The Mexicans are the sons of the two peoples, of the two races ... to this we owe... (read more)

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Revolution of Hope: The Life, Faith, and Dreams of a Mexican President
Revolution of Hope: The Life, Faith, and Dreams of a Mexican President
by Vicente Fox
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The charismatic former president of Mexico offers a candid and provocative perspective on the state of world affairs. As president of Mexico, Vicente Fox brought true democracy to the country after seven decades of one party rule. Elected as a political... (read more)

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Bolivia (Oxfam Country Profiles)
Bolivia (Oxfam Country Profiles)
by Marcela Lopez Levy
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This outstanding series provides concise and lively introductions to countries and the major development issues they face. Packed full of factual information, photographs and maps, the guides also focus on ordinary people and the impact that historical... (read more)

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Inside Mexico: Living, Traveling, and Doing Business in a Changing Society
Inside Mexico: Living, Traveling, and Doing Business in a Changing Society
by Paula Heusinkveld
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The key to successful business and travel in today’s Mexico In Mexico, as everywhere, details of etiquette, culture, and protocol can make or break any business or social interaction. This fascinating and informative guide provides everything you... (read more)

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The Che Handbook
The Che Handbook
by Hilda Barrio and Gareth Jenkins
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This is the most comprehensive and accessible photographic and iconic record of Che Guevara, including never-before-seen photographs and exclusive first-time interviews.... (read more)

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The Castro Obsession: U.S. Covert Operations Against Cuba, 19591965
The Castro Obsession: U.S. Covert Operations Against Cuba, 19591965
by Don Bohning
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New revelations about the secret war against... (read more)

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On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
by Tony Cohan
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An American writer and his wife find a new homeand a new lease on lifein the charming sixteenth-century hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When Los Angeles novelist Tony Cohan and his artist wife, Masako, visited central Mexico one winter they... (read more)

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