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100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos

A cultural competence guide to understanding the diversity of the largest minority group in the United States including Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Salvadorans, Cubans and more

by Michigan State University School of Journalism

<p>This simple, introductory guide answers 100 of the questions people ask in everyday conversation. It covers the basics of Hispanic and Latino identity, terms, geography, language, religion, social norms, politics, immigration and deportation,

ISBN: 9781939880499

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2012-2021: The Dawn of the Sixth Sun The Path of Quetzalcoatl

The Path of Quezalcoatl

by Sergio Magaña (Ocelocoyotl)

<p>Is the world coming to an end in 2012? According to the Mexica calendar, which is less known than the Mayan calendar, but dates back to the same period, this is - of course - actually not the case. The calendar carries on for another 13,250 ...

ISBN: 9788897951148

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2018 Venezuela: A Revolution on Standby - Socialist Leadership of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro Resulting in Hyperinflation, Food and Energy Crises, Violent Protests, Corruption, and Purges

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent 2018 report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>Blessed with rich agricultural terrain, Venezuela currently retains the largest proven reserves of petroleum in the ...

ISBN: 9780463212226

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A Book of North Wales

by Sabine Baring-gould

<p>CONCERNING the purpose and scope of this little book I have but to repeat what I have said in the prefaces to my other works of the same nature—A Book of the West, A Book of Dartmoor, A Book of Brittany—that it is not intended as a Guide, but

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A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

by Bartolomé de las Casas

<p>A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies by the Spanish Dominican friar, Bartolom&eacute; de las Casas.This book is about the mistreatment of and atrocities committed against the indigenous peoples of the Americas in colonial ...

ISBN: 1230001160673

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A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

by Bartolomé de las Casas

<p>&quot;A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies&quot; is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 (published in 1552) about the mistreatment of and atrocities committed against the indigenous ...

ISBN: 9788834133125

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A Camera in the Garden of Eden

The Self-Forging of a Banana Republic

by Kevin Coleman

In the early twentieth century, the Boston-based United Fruit Company controlled the production, distribution, and marketing of bananas, the most widely consumed fresh fruit in North America. So great was the company's power that it challenged ...

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A City on a Lake

Urban Political Ecology and the Growth of Mexico City

by Matthew Vitz

<p>In <em>A City on a Lake</em> Matthew Vitz tracks the environmental and political history of Mexico City and explains its transformation from a forested, water-rich environment into a smog-infested megacity plagued by environmental problems ...

ISBN: 9780822372097

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A Companion to Mexican History and Culture

by William H. Beezley

<p><em>A Companion to Mexican History and Culture</em> features 40 essays contributed by international scholars that incorporate ethnic, gender, environmental, and cultural studies to reveal a richer portrait of the Mexican experience, from the ...

ISBN: 9781444340587

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A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution

by Jeremy D. Popkin

<p>This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti’s independence in ...

ISBN: 9781444347517

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A Game of Simon Says: Latin America's Left Turn and Its Effects on U.S. Security - Trend Toward Communism, Venezuela's Chavez and Bolivia's Morales, LAC, Mexico, Need for Fairer Trade Agreements, Aid

by Progressive Management

<p>This important report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. A little over 200,000 votes in Mexico&apos;s 2006 presidential election determined whether or not the United States might soon share

ISBN: 9781370191246

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A Glorious Defeat

Mexico and Its War with the United States

by Timothy J. Henderson

<p>The war that was fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 was a major event in the history of both countries: it cost Mexico half of its national territory, opened western North America to U.S. expansion, and brought to ...

ISBN: 9781429922791

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A Hero's Curse

The Perpetual Liberation of Venezuela

by Kajsa Norman

<p>A Hero's Curse is the story of the modern Venezuelans whose lives have taken shape in the shadow of Simón Bolívar and his most passionate disciple, Comandante Hugo Chávez. For nearly two hundred years Venezuela's political leaders have evoked

ISBN: 9781849049177

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A History of Infamy

Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico

by Pablo Piccato

<p><em>A History of Infamy</em> explores the broken nexus between crime, justice, and truth in mid-twentieth-century Mexico. Faced with the violence and impunity that defined politics, policing, and the judicial system in post-revolutionary ...

ISBN: 9780520966079

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A Living Past

Environmental Histories of Modern Latin America

by John Soluri, Claudia Leal & José Augusto Pádua

<p>Though still a relatively young field, the study of Latin American environmental history is blossoming, as the contributions to this definitive volume demonstrate. Bringing together thirteen leading experts on the region, <em>A Living ...

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A New History of Modern Latin America

by Lawrence A. Clayton, Michael L. Conniff & Susan M. Gauss

<p><em>A New History of Modern Latin America</em> provides an engaging and readable narrative history of the nations of Latin America from the Wars of Independence in the nineteenth century to the democratic turn in the twenty-first. This new ...

ISBN: 9780520963825

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A Persistent Revolution

History, Nationalism, and Politics in Mexico since 1968

by Randal Sheppard

<p>Sheppard explores Mexico’s profound political, social, and economic changes through the lens of the persistent political power of Mexican revolutionary nationalism. By examining the major events and transformations in Mexico since 1968, he ...

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A Preliminary to War: The 1st Aero Squadron and the Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916 - Zapata, Desperado Pancho Villa, Curtiss JN-2, JN-4, Benjamin Foulois, John Pershing, Jeffery Trucks

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a history of the first deployment of the U.S. Army&apos;s entire air force, the 1st Aero Squadron, for an active campaign in ...

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A Revolution Unfinished

The Chegomista Rebellion and the Limits of Revolutionary Democracy in Juchitán, Oaxaca

by Colby Ristow

<p>In October 1911 the governor of Oaxaca, Mexico, ordered a detachment of approximately 250 soldiers to take control of the town of Juchitán from Jose F. “Che” Gomez and a movement defending the principle of popular sovereignty. The standoff ...

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A Sentimental Education for the Working Man

The Mexico City Penny Press, 1900-1910

by Robert M. Buffington

<p>In <em>A Sentimental Education for the Working Man</em> Robert Buffington reconstructs the complex, shifting, and contradictory ideas about working-class masculinity in early twentieth-century Mexico City. He argues that from 1900 to 1910, ...

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