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Canar: A Year in the Highlands of Ecuador
Canar: A Year in the Highlands of Ecuador
by Judy Blankenship
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Superb photographs and text that create a moving, intimate portrait of a community in the southern highlands of Ecuador.... (read more)

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Nicaragua: The People Speak
Nicaragua: The People Speak
by Alvin Levie
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Outstanding . . . Levie opens the window to the `humanity' of Nicaragua. For everyone questioning Nicaraguan self-determination.Edward Asner... (read more)

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Power and Persuasion: Fiestas and Social Control in Rural Mexico
Power and Persuasion: Fiestas and Social Control in Rural Mexico
by Stanley Brandes
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In "Power and Persuasion" Stanley Brandes demonstrates how the annual fiesta cycle reflects political dependency of local communities on the nation-state, helps maintain formal authority, and perpetuates behavioral norms and social values. <P>The... (read more)

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Betrayed: The Assassination of Digna Ochoa
Betrayed: The Assassination of Digna Ochoa
by Linda Diebel
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Despite a note beside her body addressed to other "sons-of-bitch" human rights lawyers, the Mexican government ruled Digna Ochoa's violent death "probable suicide" and slammed the case shut in July 2003. But journalist Linda Diebel, a three-time... (read more)

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Adolescent Cultures, School and Society #22: Strange Pilgrimages: Exile, Travel & National Identity in Latin America, 1880-1990s
Adolescent Cultures, School and Society #22: Strange Pilgrimages: Exile, Travel & National Identity in Latin America, 1880-1990s
by Ingrid Elizabet Fey
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This fascinating collection of essays and articles shows how Latin Americans travels and residency abroad helped them re-examine their own origins and perceptions of their homeland.p Latin Americans traveled both purposefully and frequently in the... (read more)

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Embers of the Past: Essays in Times of Decolonization (Latin America Otherwise: Languages, Empires, Nations)
Embers of the Past: Essays in Times of Decolonization (Latin America Otherwise: Languages, Empires, Nations)
by Javier Sanjines C
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Embers of the Past is a powerful critique of historicism and modernity. Javier Sanjinés C. analyzes the conflict between the cultures and movements of indigenous peoples and attention to the modern nation-state in its contemporary Latin American... (read more)

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An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President
An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President
by Randall Robinson
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On February 29, 2004, the first democratically elected president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was forced to leave his country. The president was kidnapped, along with his Haitian-American wife, by American soldiers and flown to the isolated Central... (read more)

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A New Time for Mexico
A New Time for Mexico
by Carlos Fuentes
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Fuentes's bold and timely study discusses the origins and nature of the tumultuous events that have recently transformed Mexican politics and society. The rebellion in Chiapas, a rash of assassinations, the break between Presidents Salinas and Zedillo... (read more)

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Dismantling Democracy in Venezuela: The Chvez Authoritarian Experiment. Allan Brewer-Caras
Dismantling Democracy in Venezuela: The Chvez Authoritarian Experiment. Allan Brewer-Caras
by Allan Brewer Carias
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This book examines the process of dismantling the democratic institutions and protections in Venezuela under the Hugo Ch vez regime. The actions of the Ch vez government have influenced similar processes and undemocratic maneuverings in Ecuador, Bolivia,... (read more)

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Fire & Song: The Story of Luis de Carvajal and the Mexican Inquisition
Fire & Song: The Story of Luis de Carvajal and the Mexican Inquisition
by Anna Lanyon
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The tale of a Jewish martyr and his sister who died together in Mexico City in 1596 explores his determination to never lose heart, and to cling to his faith and cultural identity in the face of totalitarian oppression It is 1596... (read more)

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Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire
Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire
by Andrea Stuart
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In the late 1630s, lured by the promise of the New World, Andrea Stuart’s earliest known maternal ancestor, George Ashby, set sail from England to settle in Barbados. He fell into the life of a sugar plantation owner by mere chance, but by the time... (read more)

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Argentine Caudillo: Juan Manuel de Rosas (Latin American Silhouettes Series)
Argentine Caudillo: Juan Manuel de Rosas (Latin American Silhouettes Series)
by John Lynch
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Argentine Caudillo: Juan Manuel de Rosas, is John Lynch's new edition of his 1981 book, shortened for classroom use. The figure of Juan Manual de Rosas dominates the history of Argentina in the first half of the nineteenth century. Charles Darwin... (read more)

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Recollection of a Provincial Past: Recuerdos de Provincia (Library of Latin America)
Recollection of a Provincial Past: Recuerdos de Provincia (Library of Latin America)
by Domingo F Sarmiento
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Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811-1888) was Argentina's leading writer, educator, and politician of the nineteenth century, and served as President from 1868 to 1874. Of his several autobiographies, the best-known Recollections of a Provincial Past is one... (read more)

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Sad and Luminous Days
Sad and Luminous Days
by James G Blight
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In tracing the developments of the Cuban Missile Crisis and beyond, this book presents and interprets a heretofore unavailable (and largely unknown) secret speech that Castro delivered to the Cuban leadership in 1968. Blight and Brenner shed new light on... (read more)

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My Name Is Victoria: The Extraordinary Story of One Woman's Struggle to Reclaim Her True Identity
My Name Is Victoria: The Extraordinary Story of One Woman's Struggle to Reclaim Her True Identity
by Victoria Donda
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Argentina’s coup d’état in 1976 led to one of the bloodiest dictatorships in its history—thirty thousand people were abducted, tortured, and subsequently “disappeared.” And hundreds of babies born to pregnant... (read more)

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Latin American Heroes
Latin American Heroes
by Jerome Adams
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Many North Americans are unaware of the history and politics of Latin America, and Latin American Heroes goes a long way to redress this lack of knowledge. These profiles of twenty-three history makers offer a unique view of Latin America through the... (read more)

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Fidel Castro: Nothing Can Stop the Course of History
Fidel Castro: Nothing Can Stop the Course of History
by Jeffrey M Elliot
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Takes up U.S.-Cuba relations, Cuba's role in the fight against apartheid rule in South Africa, the overthrow of the Grenada revolution, and the social consequences of the foreign debt in Latin America and the Caribbean.... (read more)

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Colonial Latin America
Colonial Latin America
by Mark A Burkholder
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Now in its sixth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to the wars of independence in the early nineteenth century. The new edition of this... (read more)

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope
Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope
by Tariq Ali
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Since 1998, the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela has brought Hugo Chavez to world attention as the foremost challenger of the neoliberal consensus and American foreign policy. While Chavez's radical social-democratic reforms have brought him worldwide... (read more)

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Behind the Mexican Mountains
Behind the Mexican Mountains
by Robert M Zingg
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In 1930, anthropologists Robert Zingg and Wendell Bennett spent nine months among the Tarahumara of Chihuahua, Mexico, one of the least acculturated indigenous societies in North America. Their fieldwork resulted in The Tarahumara: An Indian Tribe of... (read more)

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