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Hernando Cortez

Makers of History

by John S. C. Abbott

<p>The career of Hernando Cortez is one of the most wild and adventurous recorded in the annals of fact or fiction, and yet all the prominent events in his wondrous history are well authenticated. All truth carries with itself an important ...

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Historia de la conquista de México

by Francisco López Gamarra

<p>Europa quería saber qué pasaba en las Indias, asi fuera por simple afán de conocimiento. Este prurito se manifiesta en el aumento de las ediciones de libros durante el siglo XVI, en el éxito de textos sobre viajes, y en el auge de los ...

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Historia Política de Colombia Parte I

by Manuel Arteaga Hernández

<p>Historia Política de Colombia escrita cuatro manos por los académicos Manuel Arteaga Hernández y Jaime Arteaga Carvajal, es un compendio de sucesos importantes a lo largo de la compleja existencia socio-política del país, como consecuencia de

ISBN: 9780463489277

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Historia Política de Colombia Parte II

by Manuel Arteaga Hernández

<p>Historia Política de Colombia escrita cuatro manos por los académicos Manuel Arteaga Hernández y Jaime Arteaga Carvajal, es un compendio de sucesos importantes a lo largo de la compleja existencia socio-política del país, como consecuencia de

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Historical Dictionary of El Salvador

by Orlando J. Perez

<p>El Salvador might be the smallest country in Central America by territory but it has had a significant impact on the region and played an important role in U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America. The country’s history is intertwined with ...

ISBN: 9780810880207

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History of Modern Latin America

1800 to the Present

by Teresa A. Meade

<p>Now available in a fully-revised and updated second edition, <em>A History of Modern Latin America</em> offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the rich cultural and political history of this vibrant region from the onset of ...

ISBN: 9781118772492

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History of the Conquest of Mexico

by William H. Prescott

<p>The Aztec Empire was one of the most remarkable civilizations to have ever existed.</p> <p>In 1519, Hernándo Cortés landed on the Gulf Coast, and two years later the Aztec civilization was a shadow of its former self.</p> <p>The Spanish ...

ISBN: 1230003263334

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History of the Conquest of Mexico

by William H. Prescott

<p>William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 – January 28, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual ...

ISBN: 9788822880871

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History of the Maya

by Njord Kane

<p>The History of the Maya definitively traces the cultural evolution of the Maya civilization from the arrival of migrating &apos;first peoples&apos; to the end of the Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican World with the Spanish Conquest in the 16th ...

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History of the Maya

by Njord Kane

<p>The History of the Maya definitively traces the cultural evolution of the Maya civilization from the arrival of migrating 'first peoples' to the end of the Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican World with the Spanish Conquest in the 16th century. A span

ISBN: 9781943066179

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Hotel Mexico

Dwelling on the '68 Movement

by George F. Flaherty

<p>In 1968, Mexico prepared to host the Olympic games amid growing civil unrest. The spectacular sports facilities and urban redevelopment projects built by the government in Mexico City mirrored the country’s rapid but uneven modernization. In ...

ISBN: 9780520964938

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Household Mobility and Persistence in Guadalajara, Mexico

1811–1842

by Monica L. Hardin

<p>1821 Guadalajara, Mexico exhibited surprising mobility within its population. Using data from the back-to-back censuses of 1821 and 1822, this study argues that mobility affected almost every individual who lived in Guadalajara during that ...

ISBN: 9781498540728

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Huichol Women, Weavers, and Shamans

by Stacy B. Schaefer

<p>For centuries the Huichol (Wixárika) Indian women of Jalisco, Mexico, have been weaving textiles on backstrap looms. This West Mexican tradition has been passed down from mothers to daughters since pre-Columbian times. Weaving is a part of ...

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Hybrid Cultures

Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity

by Nestor Garcia Canclini

<DIV>When it was originally published, Hybrid Cultures was foundational to Latin American cultural studies. This now-classic work features a new introduction in which Nestor Garcia Canclini calls for a cultural politics to contain the damaging ...

ISBN: 9781452907536

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I am Action

Literary and Combat Articles, Thoughts, and Revolutionary Chronicles

by Praxedis G. Guerrero

<p>“Praxedis was one of the purest, worthiest, most intelligent, self-denying and bravest men that ever espoused the cause of the disinherited.” —Ricardo Flores Magón</p> <p>Born into a wealthy family in Guanajuato, Mexico, in 1882, there was ...

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I Couldn't Even Imagine That They Would Kill Us

An Oral History of the Attacks Against the Students of Ayotzinapa

by John Gibler

<p>Gibler's is the first and only book available in English that is based on extensive interviews with survivors of the September 2014 killings and abductions of students in Iguala, Mexico. It is a peerless expose of the crimes and the official ...

ISBN: 9780872867499

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Iconic Mexico: An Encyclopedia from Acapulco to Zócalo [2 volumes]

An Encyclopedia from Acapulco to Zócalo

by Eric Zolov

<p>Going far beyond basic historical information, this two-volume work examines the deep roots of Mexican culture and their meaning to modern Mexico.</p> <p>• Provides novel interpretations into well-established elements of Mexican history, ...

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Idea of a New General History of North America

An Account of Colonial Native Mexico

by Lorenzo Boturini Benaduci

<p>A Spaniard originally from Italy, the polymath Lorenzo Boturini Benaduci (1702–1753), known as Boturini, traveled to New Spain in 1736. Becoming fascinated by the Mesoamerican cultures of the New World, he collected and copied native ...

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Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

by Nicola Foote & Michael Goebel

<p>&quot;This groundbreaking study examines the connection between what are arguably the two most distinguishing phenomena of the modern world: the unprecedented surges in global mobility and in the creation of politically bounded spaces and ...

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Implications of Ideology in the Endurance of Competitive Authoritarian Regimes: Case Studies of Venezuela Under Hugo Chavez and Peru Under Fujimori, Left versus Right, Bolivarianismo and Chavismo

by Progressive Management

<p>This report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>What are the implications of ideology in the endurance of competitive authoritarian regimes? This study aims to study this connection ...

ISBN: 9780463229088

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