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The Penguin History Of Latin America
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

1491: New Revelations Of The Americas Before Columbus
New Revelations Of The Americas Before Columbus

Engels | Paperback | 2006

In this groundbreaking study, Mann shows how a new generation of anthropologists and archaeologists, using new research... Meer

Understanding the Contemporary Caribbean

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Carefully designed to enhance readers' comprehension of the diversity and complexities of the region, Understanding the... Meer

The Republic of Pirates
Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

Engels | Paperback | 2014

In the early eighteenth century a number of the great pirate captains, including Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach and 'Black Sam'... Meer

The Lost History of the Aztec and Maya
The History, Legend, Myth and Culture of the Ancient Native People of Mexico and Central America - Olmec * Maya * Chimchee * Haustec * Zapotec * Toltec * Mixtec * Totonac * Aztec

Engels | Paperback | 2013

This title presents the history, legend, myth and culture of the ancient native peoples of Mexico and Central America: Olmec;... Meer

From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969
The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969

Engels | Paperback | 1984

From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean is about 30 million people scattered across an arc of islands -- Jamaica,... Meer

The Wheel of Time: The Shamans of Mexico Their Thoughts about Life Death and the Universe
The Shamans of Ancient Mexico, Their Thoughts About Life, Death and the Universe

Engels | Paperback | 2001


The Lost City Of Z: A Tale Of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon
A Tale Of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon

Engels | Paperback | 2010

After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed "New Yorker" writer Grann sets out to solve "the greatest exploration... Meer

Great Speeches of Abraham Lincoln

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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In Place of Slavery
A Social History of British Indian and Javanese Laborers in Suriname

Engels | Hardcover | 1998

A valuable contribution to the historiography of indentured servitude in the Caribbean, in the Americas in general, in fact,... Meer

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

Engels | Paperback | 2003

In 1911 Hiram Bingham, a pre-historian with a love of exotic destinations, set out to Peru in search of the legendary city of... Meer

The Empire of Necessity
Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

One morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal hunter, climbed aboard a... Meer

The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers

Engels | Paperback | 2014

Narcoland describes a disastrous 'war on drugs' that has led to more than 80,000 deaths in half a dozen years. This is a book that... Meer

Stedman'S Surinam
Life In An Eighteenth-Century Slave Society. An Abridged, Modernized Edition Of Narrative Of A Five Years Expedition Against The Revolted Negroes Of Surinam

Engels | Paperback | 1992

This abridgement of the Prices' acclaimed 1988 critical edition is based on Stedman's original, handwritten manuscript, which... Meer

The Copyright Wars
Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Today's copyright wars can seem unprecedented. Sparked by the digital revolution that has made copyright--and its violation--a... Meer

A Death in Brazil

Engels | Ebook | 2004

The story of an encounter with one of the world’s greatest and strangest countries. Combining travel, history, culture and his own... Meer


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Death without Weeping
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

The Buccaneers of America

Engels | Paperback | 2000

Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th... Meer

Che Guevara
A Revolutionary Life

Engels | Paperback | 1997

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Superb ... Mr. Anderson does a masterly job in evoking Che's complex character, in separating the man from the myth and in... Meer

The Conquest of the Incas

Engels | Paperback | 2003

A superb work of narrative history - Antonia Fraser. On 25 September 1513, a force of weary Spanish explorers cut through the... Meer

Brazil on the Rise
The Story of a Country Transformed

Engels | Paperback | 2012

In this hugely praised narrative, New York Times reporter Larry Rohter takes the reader on a lively trip through Brazil's history,... Meer

Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

Engels | Paperback | 2009

In this astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an edge-of-your-seat adventure thriller, acclaimed historian Buddy Levy... Meer

To Die in Cuba
Suicide and Society

Engels | Hardcover | 2005

For much of the nineteenth century and all of the twentieth, the per capita rate of suicide in Cuba was the highest in Latin... Meer

The Fish That Ate the Whale
The Life and Times of America's Banana King

Engels | Paperback | 2013

When Samuel Zemurray arrived in America in 1891, he was gangly and penniless. When he died in New Orleans 69 years later, he was... Meer

Tristes Tropiques

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Tristes Tropiques begins with the line 'I hate travelling and explorers', yet during his life Claude Levi-Strauss travelled from... Meer

The Children of Sanchez
Autobiography of a Mexican Family

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A pioneering work from a visionary anthropologist, The Children of Sanchez is hailed around the world as a watershed achievement... Meer

The Black Jacobins
Toussaint L'Ouverture And The San Domingo Revolution

Engels | Paperback | 2001

In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what... Meer

3 Commando Brigade in the Falklands
No Picnic

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Major General Julian Thompson first wrote No Picnic when the momentous events of April ' June 1982 were fresh in his mind. As... Meer

Che Guevara
A Revolutionary Life

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Acclaimed around the world and a national best seller with over 250,000 copies sold, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara.... Meer

A Concise Contemporary History

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Written by two leading historians, this deeply informed and accessible book traces the history of Colombia thematically, covering... Meer

Fractured Cities
Urban Violence, State Failure and Social Exclusion

Engels | Paperback | 2006

As cities sprawl across Latin America, absorbing more and more of its people, crime and violence have become inescapable. From the... Meer

El Narco
The Bloody Rise of Mexican Drug Cartels

Engels | Paperback | 2013

'War' is no exaggeration in discussing the bloodshed that has terrorized Mexico in the past decades. As rival cartels battle for... Meer

Major Problems in American History, Volume II, International Edition
v. 2

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both... 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

To Hell and Back
The Classic Memoir of World War II by America's Most Decorated Soldier

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Originally published in 1949, TO HELL AND BACK was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture... Meer

Drug War Mexico
Politics, Neoliberalism and Violence in the New Narcoeconomy

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Mexico is a country in crisis. Capitalizing on weakened public institutions, widespread unemployment, a state of lawlessness and... Meer

A Death in Brazil
A Book of Omissions

Engels | Paperback | 2005

The story of an encounter with one of the world’s greatest and strangest countries. Combining travel, history, culture and his own... Meer

The Caribbean
A History Of The Region And Its Peoples

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Combining fertile soils, vital trade routes, and a coveted strategic location, the islands and surrounding continental lowlands of... Meer

The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down
Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

Engels | Paperback | 2008

The Republic of Pirates features the 18th-century pirates Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and "Black Sam" Bellamy, both of whom rose... Meer

The Mason County Hoo Doo War, 1874-1902

Engels | Paperback | 2009

In 1874 the Hoo Doo War erupted in the Texas Hill Country of Mason County. The feud began with the rise of the mob under Sheriff... Meer

Central America, a Nation Divided
A Nation Divided

Engels | Paperback | 1999

This popular text surveys the history of the Central American region, covering Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador,... Meer

Violent Democracies in Latin America

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Despite recent political movements to establish democratic rule in Latin American countries, much of the region still suffers from... Meer

Born in Blood and Fire
A Concise History of Latin America

Engels | Paperback | 2011

The most readable and highly regarded history of Latin America for our times. Born in Blood and Fire spans six centuries and... Meer

Technologies of Choice?
ICTs, Development, and the Capabilities Approach

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

Information and communication technologies (ICTs)--especially the Internet and the mobile phone--have changed the lives of people... Meer

The Mafia in Havana
A Caribbean Mob Story

Engels | Paperback | 2010

A vibrant if shocking portrait of the Mafia's Caribbean empire before Fidel appeared on the scene. Meer


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