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For All of Humanity

Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala

by Martha Few

<p>Smallpox, measles, and typhus. The scourges of lethal disease—as threatening in colonial Mesoamerica as in other parts of the world—called for widespread efforts and enlightened attitudes to battle the centuries-old killers of children and ...

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For the Waters are Come

Personal battles weave the fabric of a Kingdom

by Rosa Elena Rojas

<p>**Where do we come from? Four small, great stories, so simple and intricate, like the four directions of the conquered Mesoamerican universe, New Spain thereafter, and Mexico nowadays, make up this rich story.</p> <p>In it, our ancestors ...

ISBN: 9781640853904

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Forging Arizona

A History of the Peralta Land Grant and Racial Identity in the West

by Anita Huizar-Hernández

<p>In <em>Forging Arizona</em> Anita Huizar-Hernández looks back at a bizarre nineteenth-century land grant scheme that tests the limits of how ideas about race, citizenship, and national expansion are forged. During the aftermath of the ...

ISBN: 9780813598833

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Forgotten Peace

Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia

by Robert A. Karl

<p><em>Forgotten Peace</em> examines Colombian society’s attempt to move beyond the Western Hemisphere’s worst mid-century conflict and shows how that effort molded notions of belonging and understandings of the past. Robert A. Karl reconstructs

ISBN: 9780520967243

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Foundational Films

Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

by Maite Conde

<p>In her authoritative new book, Maite Conde introduces readers to the crucial early years of Brazilian cinema. Focusing on silent films released during the First Republic (1889-1930), <em>Foundational Films</em> explores how the medium became ...

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Foundations for Economic Development in Latin America: Review of Core Literature on Industrial Revolution, Fundamental Principles at Work, Case Study of Mexico Revealing Needed Institutions

by Progressive Management

<p>This mid-2018 report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Theory attempting to explain poverty and development is vast, varied, and, in many ways, inconclusive. In this thesis, I review core ...

ISBN: 9780463488478

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Freak Performances

Dissidence in Latin American Theater

by Analola Santana

<p>The figure of the freak as perceived by the Western gaze has always been a part of the Latin American imaginary, from the letters that Columbus wrote about his encounters with dog-faced people to Shakespeare's Caliban. The freak acquires ...

ISBN: 9780472124077

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From Angel to Office Worker

Middle-Class Identity and Female Consciousness in Mexico, 1890–1950

by Susie S. Porter

<p>2019 Thomas McGann Award for best publication in Latin American Studies</p> <p>In late nineteenth-century Mexico a woman’s presence in the home was a marker of middle-class identity. However, as economic conditions declined during the ...

ISBN: 9781496206497

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From Idols to Antiquity

Forging the National Museum of Mexico

by Miruna Achim

<p><em>From Idols to Antiquity</em> explores the origins and tumultuous development of the National Museum of Mexico and the complicated histories of Mexican antiquities during the first half of the nineteenth century. Following independence ...

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From the Ashes of History

Loss and Recovery of Archives and Libraries in Modern Latin America

by Carlos Aguirre & Javier Villa-Flores

<p>The formation, organization, and accessibility of archives and libraries are critical for the production of historical narratives. They contain the materials with which historians and others reconstruct past events. Archives and libraries, ...

ISBN: 9780990919117

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From the Grounds Up

Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

by Casey Marina Lurtz

<p>In the late nineteenth century, Latin American exports boomed. From Chihuahua to Patagonia, producers sent industrial fibers, tropical fruits, and staple goods across oceans to satisfy the ever-increasing demand from foreign markets. In ...

ISBN: 9781503608474

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Frontiers of Evangelization

Indians in the Sierra Gorda and Chiquitos Missions

by Robert H. Jackson

<p>The Spanish crown wanted native peoples in its American territories to be evangelized and, to that end, facilitated the establishment of missions by various Catholic orders. Focusing on the Franciscan missions of the Sierra Gorda in Northern ...

ISBN: 9780806159300

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Futbolera

A History of Women and Sports in Latin America

by Brenda Elsey & Joshua Nadel

<p>Latin American athletes have achieved iconic status in global popular culture, but what do we know about the communities of women in sport? Futbolera is the first monograph on women’s sports in Latin America. Because sports evoke such ...

ISBN: 9781477318591

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Gangs and Crime in America: Central America and Mexico Gang Assessment, Cost of Violence, Profiles of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua, Risk Factors, Historical Context

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p><p>Recognizing that gang activity is a complex, multi-faceted, and transnational phenomenon that is clearly in the national ...

ISBN: 9781370771721

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Gangs and Crime in America: Defining Mara Salvatrucha's Texas Network, MS-13 Gang History of Violence, Cartels, Interstate Corridors, Significant Threat to Public Security, Relationship to Zetas

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This study examines the criminal networks used to penetrate Texas by the Mara Salvatrucha (MS 13) street gang. MS 13&apos;s internal

ISBN: 9781370531639

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Gangs and Crime in America: Escalating Violence in El Salvador, Background and U.S. Relations, Central America Regional Security Initiative, Sanchez Ceren Administration, Anti-Gang, Counternarcotics

by Progressive Management

<p>These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Contents: The Central America Regional Security Initiative: Disrupt the Movement of Criminals and Contraband; Escalating Violence

ISBN: 9781370262397

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Gangs and Crime in America: Gangs in Central America - Legacies of War and Authoritarian Rule, Poverty, Lack of Education and Employment, Societal Stigmas, Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC), MS-13

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and its main rival, the "18th Street" gang, continue to undermine citizen security and subvert ...

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Gangs and Crime in America: Mara Salvatrucha Street Gang: International Criminal Enterprise with Roots in El Salvador's Civil War - Cliques in the U.S., Organization, Membership, Violence, Rivalries

by Progressive Management

<p>These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The first report represents a compilation of information contributed by many federal, state, county, and city law enforcement and

ISBN: 9781370258321

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Gangs and Crime in America: Organized Crime, Combating Central American Gangs, Latin Kings, Jamaican Posse, Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13),18th Street, Hell's Angels, Los Zetas, El Salvador and Guatemala

by Progressive Management

<p>These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Contents include: CRS Issue Statement on Organized Crime and Gangs in the U.S. * Combating Gangs: Federal Agencies Have ...

ISBN: 9781370215799

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Gangs and Crime in America: The Likelihood of Collaboration Between Central American Transnational Gangs and Terrorist Organizations - Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13), Tablighi Jammat, 18th Street Gang

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This study focuses on the issue of the growing threat of transnational criminal gangs spreading throughout the Central America and ...

ISBN: 9781370071760

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