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The Economic Consequences of the Atlantic Slave Trade

by Barbara L. Solow & Dale Tomich

The Economic Consequences of the Atlantic Slave Trade places the sugar/slave/plantation complex of the British West Indies at the center of the Atlantic trading system, uniting the economies of western Europe,...


Mussolini's National Project in Argentina

by David Aliano

Mussolini’s National Project in Argentina offers a new look at the theoretical questions surrounding the promotion of a national project within another nation-state. Using the Italian project in Argentina...


Popol Vuh

by Anonymous

"Of all the American people , the Quiché region of Guatemala have left us the richest mythological legacy. The story of creation, which appears in the Popol Vuh, which may be called the national book of the...


The Codex Nuttall

by Zelia Nuttall

The only value-priced, full-color edition of the pre-Columbian Mexican (Mixtec) book. Features 88 color plates of kings, gods, heroes, temples, sacrifices, and more. New introduction.


Beyond Slavery: The Multilayered Legacy of Africans in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Darién J. Davis

Beyond Slavery traces the enduring impact and legacy of the African diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean in the modern era. In a rich set of essays, the volume explores the multiple ways that Africans...


Lost in the Long Transition: Struggles for Social Justice in Neoliberal Chile

by William L. Alexander, Emily Wakild, Angela Vergara & Anton Daughters et al.

Presenting case studies by anthropologists, historians, political scientists, and environmental specialists,Lost in the Long Transition critically examines the impact of neoliberal economic and social policies...


Latin America During World War II

by John F. Bratzel, Thomas M. Leonard, Monica A. Rankin & Graeme Mount et al.

The first full-length study of World War II from the Latin American perspective, this unique volume offers an in-depth analysis of the region during wartime. Each country responded to World War II according...


Coffee and Transformation in Sao Paulo, Brazil

by Mauricio A. Font

This volume examines the dynamism of the São Paulo region and its coffee industry and evolution since the latter part of the nineteenth century. Targeting key players such as large entrepreneurial coffee landlords...


The United States Discovers Panama: The Writings of Soldiers, Scholars, Scientists, and Scoundrels, 1850D1905

by Michael J. LaRosa & Germán R. Mejía

Marking the centennial of Panama's separation from Colombia in 1903, this volume reprises U.S. images of the isthmus a century ago. The editors have collected a fascinating selection of articles from two of...


Globalization on the Ground: Postbellum Guatemalan Democracy and Development

by Susanne Jonas, Nelson Amaro, Christopher Chase-Dunn & Gert Rosenthal et al.

This book presents research, analysis, and reflections on the major issues of Guatemalan development and democracy: the role of the military, the involvement of Mayan communities in national development, the...


History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire

by History and Civilization Collection

History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire (with illustrations).

“South of the United States, stretching away towards Central America, lies the country of Mexico...

It is difficult to choose whether...


The South American Republics : History of Argentina

by Thomas C. Dawson

This book presents the History of Argentina, from its discovery and Spanish colonization to the development of the country. "The description of the white man's spread over this immense country, the largest (except...


Venezuela : General History and Natural Features

by Frederik A. Fernald & Thomas C. Dawson

This book presents the general history of Venezuela, from its conquest, settlement and colonial period to the modern days; and the natural features of the country. Venezuela is a republic of South America, facing...


Excavations in Residential Areas of Tikal--Group 7F-1

by William A. Haviland

Tikal Report 22 presents the results of excavations carried out in residential group 7F-1 at Tikal in Guatemala during the 1957, 1963, and 1965 seasons. As with similar Tikal Reports (TR 19, TR 20A/20B, and...


Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal--Great Temples III, IV, V, and VI

by H. Stanley Loten

The Maya center of Tikal, in Guatemala, is famous for its well-preserved architecture. This book presents detailed descriptions of four of the six Great Temples that dominate Tikal's city center. Whereas Great...


The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 6 / History of Central America, 1501-1530

by Hubert Howe Bancroft

Preface

During the year 1875 I published under title of The Native Races of the Pacific States what purports to be an exhaustive research into the character and customs of the aboriginal inhabitants of the...


Strength Through Peace

by Judith Eve Lipton & David P. Barash

Costa Rica is the only full-fledged and totally independent country to be entirely demilitarized. Its military was abolished in 1948, with the keys to the armory handed to the Department of Education. Socially,...


Cuba's Forgotten Decade

by Isabel Story, Anna Clayfield, Emily J. Kirk & Anne Luke et al.

The 1970s have largely been overlooked in scholarly studies of the Cuban Revolution, or, at the very least, dismissed simply as a period of “Sovietization” characterized by widespread bureaucratization,...


Tropical Idolatry

by R. L. Green

In Tropical Idolatry, R.L. Green examines how thinkers within the Society of Jesus attempted to convert indigenous peoples of New Spain, the Philippine Islands, and the Mariana Islands to Catholicism during...


Captain Puckett

by Kenneth P. Puckett & William D. LaRue

For nearly 16 years, until he retired in 1996, he helped to guide ships through the historic Panama Canal on more than 1,400 transits. On these pages he navigates through tales of his rocky childhood in northern...