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American Civilization
An Introduction

Engels | Paperback | 2009

This hugely successful text provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on... Meer

Lost City of the Incas
The Story of Machu Picchu and Its Builders

Engels | Paperback | 2003

First published in the 1950s, this is a classic account of the discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu. In 1911 Hiram... Meer

Women Drug Traffickers
Mules, Bosses, and Organised Crime

Engels | Paperback | 2014

In the flow of drugs to the United States from Latin America, women have always played key roles as bosses, business partners,... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2011

An indispensable introduction to the complexities of contemporary Latin America. Meer

La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844

Engels | Paperback | 2015

Envisioning La Escalera--an underground rebel movement largely composed of Africans living on farms and plantations in rural... Meer

History, Culture, Politics

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Sixteenth-century Spanish soldiers described Peru as a land filled with gold and silver, a place of untold wealth.... Meer

An American Story

Engels | Hardcover | 2005

All who lived in the early 1950s remember the fear of polio and the elation felt when a successful vaccine was found. Now David... Meer

Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency

Engels | Paperback | 2012

"El Narco" draws the first definitive portrait of Mexico's drug cartels and how they have radically transformed in the last... Meer

Amazing and Documented Facts on the Place Where Civilization Really Began

Engels | Paperback | 2015

The reprint of Wilkin's classic book on the megaliths and mysteries of South America. This book predates Wilkin's book Secret... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2015

This is a reprint of the rare and long out of print 1952 classic by the noted British adventure writer, famed for his flying... Meer

One Blogger Fights to Tell the Truth About Cuba Today

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Collected in English for the first time are selections from Sanchez's blog about what it means to live under the Castro regime in... Meer

New Edition

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning... Meer

How Peron Brought the Nazi War Criminals to Argentina

Engels | Paperback | 2003

It has long been known that Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele, Erich Priebke and many other war criminals found refuge in Argentina.... Meer

A Concise History of Latin America

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and covers twenty countries in a compelling narrative of the Latin American experience,... Meer

Race and Revolution in Castro's Cuba: A Memoir

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

Foreword by Maya Angelou. Remarkable yet true, this engaging autobiography chronicles the development of one man's racial and... Meer

The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

Engels | Paperback | 1993

When lives are dominated by hunger, what becomes of love? When assaulted by daily acts of violence and untimely death, what... Meer

Conversations with a Brazilian Drug Dealer

Engels | Paperback | 2015

In the 1980s a poor farmer's son from Recife, Brazil, joined the Brazilian navy and began selling cocaine. After his arrest in Rio... Meer

The True Story Of The Andes Survivors

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Lost: 1972. A plane has crashed in the Andes mountains. The passengers are hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on... Meer

Social Upheaval and the Challenge of Rule Since the Late Nineteenth Century

Engels | Paperback | 2013

In this concise historical analysis of the Mexican Revolution, Gilbert M. Joseph and Jurgen Buchenau explore the revolution's... Meer

Engels | Ebook | 2014

This is a wonderful collection of Lincoln's most famous speeches in complete and unabridged form. The simple yet memorable... Meer


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A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Patagonia's Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most devoted technical... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2008

The epic story of the fall of the Inca Empire to Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in the aftermath of a bloody civil war,... Meer

Contemporary Themes in Geography

Engels | Paperback | 2012

This comprehensive study offers a thematic approach to Latin America, focusing on the dynamic connections between people, places,... Meer

A Revolutionary Life

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic... Meer

How A Generation Of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out An Empire In The New World In Their Quest For Treasure, Religious Freedom--And Revenge

Engels | Paperback | 2009

In this lively debut work of history, Edward Kritzler tells the tale of an unlikely group of swashbuckling Jews who ransacked the... Meer

Selected Poems

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Pablo Neruda (1904-73) was the greatest Latin American poet of the 20th century. A prolific, inspirational poet, he wrote many... Meer

History, Culture, Politics

Engels | Paperback | 2013

The Chile Reader makes available a rich variety of documents spanning more than five hundred years of Chilean history. Most of the... Meer

Beauty, Sex, and Plastic Surgery in Brazil

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Pretty Modern is a riveting account of Brazil's emergence as a global leader in plastic surgery. Intrigued by a Carnival parade... Meer

The Documented Truth of Hitler's Escape from Berlin

Engels | Paperback | 2014

Who said that Hitler did not die in the bunker in April 1945? Josef Stalin told President Harry Truman that Hitler did... Meer

Poverty and Informality in Urban Latin America

Engels | Paperback | 2014

This collection of essays challenges long-entrenched ideas about the history, nature, and significance of the informal... Meer

A Very Short Introduction

Engels | Paperback | 2012

From its obscure beginnings in Jamaica in the early 1930s, Rastafari has grown into an international socio-religious movement. It... Meer

A Revolutionary Friendship

Engels | Paperback | 2009

FIDEL AND CHE: A REVOLUTIONARY FRIENDSHIP is the story of the remarkable friendship between two iconic figures. Not yet thirty,... Meer

The Archaeology of Peru

Engels | Paperback | 1993

But this glittering culture only obscured the rich and diverse civilizations that had preceded it: Chavin, Moche, Nazca, Tiwanaku,... Meer

Montezuma, Cortes, and the Fall of Old Mexico

Engels | Paperback | 1995

Drawing on newly discovered sources and writing with brilliance, drama, and profound historical insight, Hugh Thomas presents an... Meer