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AREA HANDBOOK FOR NICARAGUA

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DISTANT NEIGHBORS : A PORTRAIT OF THE ME

By: ALAN RIDING

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DISTANT NEIGHBORS : A PORTRAIT OF THE ME

By: ALAN RIDING

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SMALL EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE

By: ALISTAIR HORNE

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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR: A COMPACT HISTORY

By: ALLAN KELLER

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Dj price-clipped with a couple of small tears in new mylar jacket book is clean & tight First Printing 258pp. View more info

Looking for History

By: Alma Guillermoprieto

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Since Alma Guillermoprieto became "The New Yorker"'s Latin American correspondent a decade ago, she has emerged as the most informed and admired writer on her part of the world. In these superb pieces of reportage and analysis she anatomizes a region we are intimately linked with yet sadly ignorant of. She writes in depth about three countries that are in deep difficulty: Cuba, to which she returned after many years--a place in an exhausting holding pattern, waiting ... View more info

FEMALE AND MALE IN LATIN AMERICA : ESSAY

By: ANN (ED) PESCATELLO

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FEEDING ON DREAMS : CONFESSIONS OF AN UN

By: ARIEL DORFMAN

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In September 1973, the military took power in Chile, and Ariel Dorfman, a young leftist allied with President Allende, was forced to flee for his life. In Feeding on Dreams, Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms that have defined his life since the Pinochet coup. In Buenos Aires, he's on the run from death squads. Next, still holding out hope for Chile's return to democracy, he lives in ever-rotating safe ... View more info

MEMOIRS OF A COUNTER REVOLUTIONARY

By: ARTURO CRUZ

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This Is Cuba

By: BEN CORBETT

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Beyond the throngs of tourists streaming through Central Havana's broad Prado Avenue, and outside the yoke of Castro's 43-year-old Revolutionary program, there exists a parallel Cuba - a separate evolution of a people struggling to survive. With personal stories that depict a people torn between following the directives of their government and finding a way to better their lot, journalist Ben Corbett gives us the daily life of many considered outlaws by Castro's regime. ... View more info

LAND TO DIE FOR

By: BINKA LE BRETON

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"To view Brazil's struggle over land through the life and death of a man like Padre Josimo Morais Tavares is a privilege". -- Joseph Nangle, Franciscan Mission Service of North America"Why are hundreds of people killing each other each month in the Brazilian amazon while the authorities look the other may? Le Breton reveals, through the words of the people who represent them, the man forces at play in the land wars that threaten the survival of the world's largest rai... View more info

BETWEEN EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES

By: CARLOS M. VILAS

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CHILD OF THE DARK : THE DIARY OF CAROLIN

By: CARO MARIA DE JESUS

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VIOLENCE IN COLOMBIA 1990-2000 : WAGING

By: CHARLES BERGQUIST

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LATIN AMERICAN URBANIZATION

By: CHARLES BUTTERWORTH

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Originally published in 1981 as part of the Urbanization in Developing Countries series, Latin American Urbanization presents an in-depth look at a process of social change in an important region of the Third World. In this study, Professors Butterworth and Chance concentrate on the rural-urban migration of the lower classes and the adaptation of migrants to city life. They examine the rural, peasant and proletarian communities from which the migrants have come and to wh... View more info

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MEXICAN REVOLUTION : GENESIS UNDER MADER

By: CHARLES CUMBERLAND

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The Mexican Revolution is one of the most important and ambitious sociopolitical experiments in modem times. The Revolution developed in three distinct stages: the overthrow of the Diaz dictatorship, the subsequent era of bloodshed and devastation during which radical ideas were written into the constitution, and the much longer span during which the ideas have been put into practice.The present volume covers the first stage of this development. Idealistic, patriot... View more info

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MEXICAN REVOLUTION : THE CONSTITUTIONALI

By: CHARLES CUMBERLAND

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The years 1913-1920 were the most critical years of the Mexican revolution. This study of the period, a sequel to Cumberland's Mexican Revolution: Genesis under Madero (University of Texas Press, 1952), traces Mexico's course through the anguish of civil war to the establishment of a tenuous new government, the codification of revolutionary aspirations in a remarkable constitution, and the emergence of an activist leadership determined to propel Mexico into the select... View more info

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Masters of War: Latin America and the United Stat

By: Clara Nieto

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In Masters of War, Clara Nieto adeptly presents the parallel histories of the countries of Latin America, histories that are intertwined, each reflecting the United States' "coherent policy of intervention" set into motion by the Monroe Doctrine. As the value of this continued policy comes increasingly into question, Nieto argues for the need to evaluate the alarming precedent set in Latin America: the institution of client dictatorships, the roles played by the interest... View more info

HEART OF THE WAR IN COLOMBIA

By: CONST ARDILA GALVIS

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Colombia is in the grip of the longest-running civil war in Latin America. Thousands are killed each year, and one-and-a-half million have already been internally displaced.This book brings to life the stories of ten of those caught up in the war, told in their own words. It aims to go beyond the statistics, to portray the culture of violence which permeates Colombia. This violence has consistently emanated predominantly from the most powerful in society; its victims are... View more info

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DON'T SLEEP THERE ARE SNAKES

By: DANIEL L. EVERETT

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A riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist Daniel Everett while he lived with the Piraha, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians in central Brazil. Daniel Everett arrived among the Piraha with his wife and three young children hoping to convert the tribe to Christianity. Everett quickly became obsessed with their language and its cultural and linguistic implications. The Piraha have no counting system, no fixed terms for color, no conc... View more info