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The River Sea: The Amazon in History, Myth, and Legend
The River Sea: The Amazon in History, Myth, and Legend
by Marshall De Bruhl
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Since its discovery by Europeans in 1500, explorers, visionaries, soldiers of fortune, men of God, scientists, and slavers have been drawn to the legendary Amazon. "The River Sea" is a sweeping chronicle of those brave and hardy souls whose efforts to... (read more)

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Seagull One: The Amazing True Story of Brothers to the Rescue
Seagull One: The Amazing True Story of Brothers to the Rescue
by Lily Prellezo
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A modern-day adventure of those who risked their lives to save others   "The true story of Brothers to the Rescue finally told in a compelling, riveting narrative that brings the reader inside the founding, growth, and tragic end of one of... (read more)

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Revolution in the Street Women Worker
Revolution in the Street Women Worker
by Andrew Grant Wood
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Winner of the 1999 Michael C. Meyer Manuscript Prize. This book examines the social protests of popular groups in urban Mexico during and after the Mexican Revolution and also shows how the revolution inspired women to become activists in these... (read more)

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Cowboy in Caracsa (07 Edition)
Cowboy in Caracsa (07 Edition)
by Hardy
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No president today is more controversial than Venezuela's Hugo Chávez Frías. Elected in a landslide in 1998, he promised a peaceful revolution. That peaceful dream became a nightmare when Chávez... (read more)

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Intervention: The United States and the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917
Intervention: The United States and the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917
by John S D Eisenhower
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In May 1916, six American soldiers led by Lieutenant George S. Patton, Jr., surrounded a building near Rubio, Chihuahua. When the occupants burst out of the door, guns blazing, Patton and his men cut them down. A month later seventy American troopers... (read more)

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In the Sierra Madre
In the Sierra Madre
by Jeff Biggers
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This groundbreaking and extraordinary memoir chronicles the astonishing history of one of the most famous yet unknown regions in the world. Based on his one-year sojourn among the Raramuri/Tarahumara, award-winning journalist Biggers uncovers the... (read more)

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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
by Mark Bowden
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A tour de force of investigative journalism-this is the story of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel. Escobar's criminal empire held a nation of thirty million hostage in a reign of terror that... (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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Che for Beginners
Che for Beginners
by Sergio Sinay
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Che for Beginners recounts the life of this Argentinean doctor and self-proclaimed "Latin American patriot." Che Guevara for Beginners is the ideal choice not only to satisfy curiosity, but to reveal Che's importance. Illustrations.... (read more)

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The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Latin America Readers)
The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Latin America Readers)
by Orin (edt) Starn
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Sixteenth-century Spanish soldiers described Peru as a land filled with gold and silver, a place of untold wealth. Nineteenth-century travelers wrote of soaring Andean peaks plunging into luxuriant Amazonian canyons of orchids, pythons, and jaguars. The... (read more)

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Beyond Bogota: Diary of a Drug War Journalist in Colombia
Beyond Bogota: Diary of a Drug War Journalist in Colombia
by Garry Leech
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Independent journalist Garry Leech has spent the last eight years working in the most remote and dangerous regions of Colombia, uncovering the unofficial stories of people living in conflict zones. Beyond Bogotá is framed around the eleven... (read more)

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Now We Are Citizens: Indigenous Politics in Post-Multicultural Bolivia
Now We Are Citizens: Indigenous Politics in Post-Multicultural Bolivia
by Nancy Grey Postero
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“Postero has written a timely and intriguing ethnography of Bolivia during what she terms the new ‘post-multicultural moment. In this book, Postero offers an insightful historical discussion of Bolivian politics at local and national levels... (read more)

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The Threat Closer to Home: Hugo Chavez and the War Against America
The Threat Closer to Home: Hugo Chavez and the War Against America
by Douglas Schoen
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A chilling account of Hugo Chávez's shadow war on the United States The American government has shrugged off South American politics for nearly forty years. In the meantime, our neighbor to the south has grown into an unprecedented threat... (read more)

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Deepening Democracy: Global Governance and Political Reform in Latin America
Deepening Democracy: Global Governance and Political Reform in Latin America
by Francis Adams
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Adams surveys the impact of transnational organizations and NGOs on Latin American politics since 1990. The transition from military to civilian rule in Latin American countries has benefited local progressive forces, but resilient remnants favoring the... (read more)

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Igniting the Caribbean's Past: Fire in British West Indian History
Igniting the Caribbean's Past: Fire in British West Indian History
by Bonham C Richardson
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Unlike the earthquakes and hurricanes that have influenced Caribbean history, the region's fires have almost always been caused by humans. Geographer Bonham C. Richardson explores the effects of fire in the social and ecological history of the British... (read more)

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Death is Not Always the Winner
Death is Not Always the Winner
by David Landau
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The setting for Death Is Not Always the Winner is one of Cuba's most turbulent and interesting periods: Castro's first years in power, when a handful of men and women rebelled against him not long after they had fought to overthrow Batista's regime. This... (read more)

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Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America
Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America
by Asuncion Lavrin
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Asunción Lavrin is a professor of history at Arizona State University at Tempe. Her 1995 book, Women, Feminism, and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890-1940, won the Arthur P. Whitaker Prize from the Middle Atlantic Council on... (read more)

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An Agrarian Republic: Commercial Agriculture and the Politics of Peasant Communities in El Salvador, 1823-1914 (Pitt Latin American)
An Agrarian Republic: Commercial Agriculture and the Politics of Peasant Communities in El Salvador, 1823-1914 (Pitt Latin American)
by Ald Lauria Santiago
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With unprecedented use of local and national sources, Lauria-Santiago presents a more complex portrait of El Salvador than has ever been ventured before.  Using thoroughly researched regional case studies, Lauria-Santiago challenges the accepted... (read more)

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The Plebeian Republic: The Huanta Rebellion and the Making of the Peruvian State, 1820-1850
The Plebeian Republic: The Huanta Rebellion and the Making of the Peruvian State, 1820-1850
by Cecilia Mendez
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Combining social and political history, The Plebeian Republic challenges well-established interpretations of state making, rural society, and caudillo politics during the early years of Peru’s republic. Cecilia Méndez presents the first in... (read more)

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Mandates & Democracy Neoliberalism By Su
Mandates & Democracy Neoliberalism By Su
by Susan Carol Stokes
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Does it matter when politicians ignore the promises they made and the preferences of their constituents? If politicians want to be reelected or see their party reelected at the end of their term, why would they impose unpopular policies? Susan Stokes... (read more)

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