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Ay, Cuba!: A Socio-Erotic Journey
Ay, Cuba!: A Socio-Erotic Journey
by Andrei Codrescu
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Sensuous, exotic, gritty, contradictory -- Cuba in all its glory In Ay,Cuba!, Andrei Codrescu and David Graham seek the heart and soul of this island ninety miles off the Florida coast and yet a world away. Carousing with Cuban prostitutes, intellectuals,... (read more)

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Contested Communities: Class, Gender, and Politics in Chile's El Teniente Copper Mine, 1904-1951 (Comparative & International Working-Class History)
Contested Communities: Class, Gender, and Politics in Chile's El Teniente Copper Mine, 1904-1951 (Comparative & International Working-Class History)
by Thomas M Klubock
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In Contested Communities Thomas Miller Klubock analyzes the experiences of the El Teniente copper miners during the first fifty years of the twentieth century. Describing the everyday life and culture of the mining community, its impact on Chilean... (read more)

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To Inherit the Earth: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for a New Brazil
To Inherit the Earth: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for a New Brazil
by Angus Lindsa Wright
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-357) and index.... (read more)

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The Zapatista Reader
The Zapatista Reader
by Tom Hayden
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The electrifying effect the Zapatista peasant rebellion has had on leading figures in the intellectual, political, and literary world since the Zapatistas woke them up on New Year's Day, 1994, has provided inspiration for activists all over the world. A... (read more)

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Nicaragua
Nicaragua
by William Fra Gentile
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Nicaragua has become an American obsession. Although its population is less than Oklahoma's, it drove the Reagan administration into desperate acts such as the covert mining of its harbours and the Iran-Contra fiasco. But through it all, the country and... (read more)

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A Concise History of Bolivia (Cambridge Concise Histories)
A Concise History of Bolivia (Cambridge Concise Histories)
by Herbert S Klein
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-304) and index.... (read more)

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Popular Injustice : Violence, Community, and Law in Latin America (06 Edition)
Popular Injustice : Violence, Community, and Law in Latin America (06 Edition)
by Godoy
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“This book is a breakthrough that builds on the growing body of literature about crime and governance. Godoy offers rich narrative evidence and often stunning insights about globalization, democratization, the rule of law, transitional justice, and... (read more)

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Cuba 3RD Edition Between Reform & Revolution
Cuba 3RD Edition Between Reform & Revolution
by Louis A Perez
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Spanning the history of the island from pre-Columbian times to the present, this highly acclaimed survey examines Cuba's political and economic development within the context of its international relations and continuing struggle for self-determination... (read more)

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Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca
Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Urban Oaxaca
by Michael Jam Higgins
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Together they also wrote "Oigame! Oigame!: Struggle and Social Change in a Nicaraguan Urban Community".... (read more)

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The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation (Oxford Studies in Democratization)
The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation (Oxford Studies in Democratization)
by Douglas Chalmers
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Against a broad backdrop of globalization and worldwide movement toward democracy, the essays in this important new collection examine the unfolding relationships among such phenomena as social change, equity, and democratic representation of the poor in... (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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Feeding the Crisis: U.S. Food Aid and Farm Policy in Central America
Feeding the Crisis: U.S. Food Aid and Farm Policy in Central America
by Rachel Garst
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Since 1980 the United States has increased tenfold its shipments of food to Central America. Supposedly, tis humanitarian aid has alleviated social turmoil and economic underdevelopment in Central America. But has it really been in the best interests of... (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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Shaky Colonialism: The 1746 Earthquake-Tsunami in Lima, Peru, and Its Long Aftermath
Shaky Colonialism: The 1746 Earthquake-Tsunami in Lima, Peru, and Its Long Aftermath
by Charles F. Walker
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Contemporary natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina are quickly followed by disagreements about whether and how communities should be rebuilt, whether political leaders represent the community’s best interests, and whether the devastation... (read more)

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I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
by Rigoberta Menchu
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Her story reflects the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America today. Rigoberta suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish... (read more)

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Cuba TV
Cuba TV
by Simone Lueck
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During broadcast hours, all TVs in Cuba are on, no matter if they are being watch or just serving as background noise. The actual television sets are outdated relics imported from America or Russia close to twenty years ago. Convulsing static pictures in... (read more)

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Sandro Miller: Imagine Cuba
Sandro Miller: Imagine Cuba
by Sandro Miller
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In the introduction to this volume, Chicago-based photographer Sandro Miller writes, The people of Cuba provided me with faces that told a million stories--stories of war, of love, of heartache and pain, of hard work and determination--faces beaten up by... (read more)

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Regime of Anastasio Somoza, 1936-1956
Regime of Anastasio Somoza, 1936-1956
by Knut Walter
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To many observers, Anastasio Somoza, who ruled Nicaragua from 1936 until his assassination in 1956, personified the worst features of a dictator. While not dismissing these characteristics, Knut Walter argues that the regime was in fact more notable for... (read more)

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The Last Playboy: The High Life of Porfirio Rubirosa
The Last Playboy: The High Life of Porfirio Rubirosa
by Shawn Levy
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At one gilded moment, his fame was so great that he was recognized all over the world simply by his nickname: Rubi. Pop songs were written about him. Women whom he had never met offered to leave their husbands for him. The gigantic peppermills brandished... (read more)

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