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Deportation in the Americas

Histories of Exclusion and Resistance

by Rachel Ida Buff, Donna R. Gabaccia, David LaFevor & others

<p>In <em>Deportation in the Americas: Histories of Exclusion and Resistance</em>, editors Kenyon Zimmer and Cristina Salinas have compiled seven essays, adapted from the Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lecture Series, that deeply consider ...

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Devils of the Desert

CONQUISTADORS: (Screenplay Trilogy), #2

by Dennis Santaniello

<p data-version="1.1">It is is now 1538. Sardina travels to Mexico (New Spain) where he hears rumors of another land of gold. He decides to join Coronado's expedition, and they set out to conquer and explore the areas of the American Southwest ...

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Diaspora and Trust

Cuba, Mexico, and the Rise of China

by Adrian H. Hearn

<p>In <em>Diaspora and Trust</em> Adrian H. Hearn proposes that a new paradigm of socio-economic development is gaining importance for Cuba and Mexico. Despite their contrasting political ideologies, both countries must build new forms of trust ...

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Dictatorship in South America

by Jerry Dávila

<p><em>Dictatorship in South America</em> explores the experiences of Brazilian, Argentine and Chilean experience under military rule.</p> <ul> <li>Presents a single-volume thematic study that explores experiences with dictatorship as well as ...

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Disciplinary Conquest

U.S. Scholars in South America, 1900–1945

by Ricardo D. Salvatore

<p>In <em>Disciplinary Conquest</em> Ricardo D. Salvatore rewrites the origin story of Latin American studies by tracing the discipline's roots back to the first half of the twentieth century. Salvatore focuses on the work of five representative

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Discovering the Olmecs

An Unconventional History

by David C. Grove

The Olmecs are renowned for their massive carved stone heads and other sculptures, the first stone monuments produced in Mesoamerica. Seven decades of archaeological research have given us many insights into the lifeways of the Olmecs, who ...

ISBN: 9780292768307

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Distilling the Influence of Alcohol

Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

by David Carey Jr.

<p>Sugar, coffee, corn, and chocolate have long dominated the study of Central American commerce, and researchers tend to overlook one other equally significant commodity: alcohol. Often illicitly produced and consumed, aguardiente (distilled ...

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Does Rivalry Alone Preclude Bolivian Natural Gas Sales to Chile? An Explanation for Bolivia's Lack of Cooperation With Chile in the Natural Gas Sector: Backlash Surrounding the 2003 Gas Wars

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It explores the motivations behind Bolivia's refusal to sell natural gas to neighboring country Chile. It focuses on the backlash ...

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Domesticating Organ Transplant

Familial Sacrifice and National Aspiration in Mexico

by Megan Crowley-Matoka

<p>Organ transplant in Mexico is overwhelmingly a family matter, utterly dependent on kidneys from living relatives—not from stranger donors typical elsewhere. Yet Mexican transplant is also a public affair that is proudly performed primarily in

ISBN: 9780822374633

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Doña Teresa Confronts the Spanish Inquisition

A Seventeenth-Century New Mexican Drama

by Frances Levine, Ph.D.

<p>In 1598, at the height of the Spanish Inquisition, New Mexico became Spain’s northernmost New World colony. The censures of the Catholic Church reached all the way to Santa Fe, where in the mid-1660s, Doña Teresa Aguilera y Roche, the wife of

ISBN: 9780806156613

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Drug Cartels and Gangs in Mexico and Central America: A View Through the Lens of Counterinsurgency - Mexican Cartels, COIN Doctrine, Colombia's Insurgency, Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs)

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. For decades, the United States, and its partner Latin American nations, have fought to stop the flow of illicit drugs from South ...

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Drug Trafficking and Police Corruption: A Comparison of Colombia and Mexico - Pablo Escobar, Los Pepes, Medellin, Drug Cartels, Colombia's Success and Mexico's Failure at Reforming the Police

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Police officers working in countries plagued by drug trafficking are often offered a choice between "plata o plomo" ("silver or ...

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Ecuador: A Low-Threat Environment for Drug Trafficking - Cocaine Trade, Rafael Correa, Cartels, Andes Narcotics, Mexico, Transnational Crime Organizations, U.S.-Ecuadorian Relations, Money Laundering

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Ecuador&apos;s role in the cocaine trade has historically differed from its drug-trafficking neighbors. This Andean country ...

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El Grito de Dolores

Viva Mexico

by Jose-Gabriel Almeida

Cuando el cura Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla exalto a sus parroquianos a levantarse sobre la corona española en búsqueda de conseguir la Independencia Mexicana con un emotivo llamado, engendro “El Grito de Dolores”, y se convirtió en “Padre de la ...

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El Mall

The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

by Arlene Dávila

<p>While becoming less relevant in the United States, shopping malls are booming throughout urban Latin America. But what does this mean on the ground? Are shopping malls a sign of the region’s “coming of age”? <em>El Mall</em> is the first book

ISBN: 9780520961920

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El Salvador in the 1980s: War by Other Means - Carter and Reagan Administrations, The Nuns, El Mozote and Las Hojas Massacres, Jesuit and Sheraton Murders, Media Wars, Cold War Conflict

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study examines America&apos;s involvement in the El Salvador civil war of the 1980s. Through the 1980s, the United States involved itself in a ...

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El Salvador in Transition

by Enrique A. Baloyra

<p>Baloyra argues that the deepening American involvement in what is basically a domestic conflict between Salvadorans has failed to eliminate the obstructionism and violence of the<br /> Originally published in 1982.</p> <p>A UNC Press ...

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El santo que libertó una raza

Biografía de San Pedro Claver "El esclavo de los esclavos"

by Angel Valtierra

<p>Pedro Claver es una de las figuras del siglo XVII. Hombre, sociólogo y santo. Testigo vivo de la tragedia social del continente negro, el reino de la esclavitud. Vio llegar a los hijos de África a las costas de América, encadenados. Su ...

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Eliminating War by Eliminating Warriors: A Case Study in Costa Rica - Abolishing the Military and Army, Culture, Economic Evolution, Domestic Developments, External Threats, Historical Foundations

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Armed conflicts have a destabilizing effect on individual nations and the international community alike. Conversely, reducing ...

ISBN: 9781370111473

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Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community

Health, Happiness, and Identity

by Kristina Baines

<p><em>Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community: Health, Happiness, and Identity</em> provides an ethnographic account of life in a rural farming village in southern Belize, focusing on the connections between traditional ecological ...

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