Category: Americas


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la lucha por la hegemonia en mexico 1968-1980

By: "basanez, miguel1"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mexico, Siglo xxi: 1985

Edition: (4a ed.

Seller ID: 5-5T010

ISBN: 9682310628

Condition: GOOD-

"Tight, faintest age tanning to covers and pages, light age soil to top edge of front cover, square. Neatly ruled underlining in the Introduction and sections on ""Un Estado Neutral"" and ""La Economia Antes de 1970"". Su preocupacion se centra, en los ultimos doce anos de vida politica en Mexico, en los tres sectores sociales que luchan por ganar la hegemonia: el publico, el privado y la disidencia. 243 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliographia. " View more info

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Colonial Brazil (Cambridge History of Latin America)

By: "Bethell,"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 9780521349253

ISBN: 0521349257

Condition: GOOD

Colonial Brazil is a selection of chapters from the Cambridge History of Latin America volumes 1 and 2 brought together to provide a continous history of the Portuguese Empire in Brazil from the beginning of the sixteenth to the beginning of the nineteenth centuries. The chapters cover early Portuguese settlement, political and economic structures, plantations and slavery, the gold rushes, the impact of colonial rule on Indian societies, imperial reorganization in the eighteenth century, and demographic and economic change during the final decades of the empire. View more info

Con las manos en alto: Episodios de la guerra en Colombia

By: "Caycedo, German Castro"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Bogota, Columbia", Planeta: 2001

Seller ID: 4-9T013

ISBN: 9584202227

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Rubbing to cover edges. Text in Spanish. ""Una guerra narrada con estetica, donde quienes cuentan no son los violentos sino part de los mas de cuarenta millones de colombianos innocentes, con la fuerza de ese contraste entre la violencia y las ternura que conforman nuestra nacionalidad.""" View more info

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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (American Empire Project)

By: "Chomsky, Noam"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780805076882

ISBN: 0805076883

Condition: GOOD

"Reading Chomsky today is sobering and instructive . . . He is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." -"The New York Times Book Review" An immediate national bestseller, "Hegemony or Survival" demonstrates how, for more than half a century the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of staking out the globe. Our leaders have shown themselves willing-as in the Cuban missile crisis-to follow the dream of dominance no matter how high the risks. World-renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky investigates how we ca... View more info

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Breaking the Maya Code

By: "Coe, Michael D."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson:

Seller ID: 9780500277218

ISBN: 0500277214

Condition: very good

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The Indians of the Fueguino Archipelago

By: "Coiazzi, Antonio"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Punta Arenas, Chile", Editorial Ateli: 1999

Seller ID: 6-9Y016

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for a corner crease on the front cover, 2 creased page corners and a single library stamp on the title page. ""A classic of the ethnography of Tierra del Fuego by a priest who visited in 1910, made observations and evaluated and organized them with those of the Salesians and from the museum of Valsalice. Includes contemporary photos." View more info

The Log of Christopher Columbus: His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By: "Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: McGraw-Hill / TAB: 1992

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-NX001

ISBN: 0877423164

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. ""In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations.""" View more info

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"Jefferson Davis, American"

By: "Cooper, William"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375725425

ISBN: 0375725423

Condition: GOOD

From a distinguished historian of the America South comes this thoroughly human portrait of the complex man at the center of our nation's most epic struggle. Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the Union-as the son of a veteran of the American Revolution and as a soldier and senator, he considered himself a patriot. William J. Cooper shows us how Davis' initial reluctance turned into absolute commitment to the Confederacy. He provides a thorough account of Davis' life, both as the Confederate President and in the years before and after the war. Elegantly written and impeccably ... View more info

The Boundaries of Chile in Atacama Settled by History

By: "De La Rosa, Manual Gonzales"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Forgotten Books: 2012

Seller ID: 6-0T001

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Reprint translated from de ""Revista Peruan"" published in 1879. 36 pages." View more info

Sarmiento: El Gran Civilizador

By: "De Vere, A. Larran"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", Biblioteca Billiken / Editorial Atlantida: 1964

Edition: (Octava edition)

Seller ID: 08P010

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Small hardbound has pictorial cover with chipping to corners and edges and gift inscription inside. Colleccion Azul - Temas de America - ""la historia argentina durante la epoca turbulenta de la tirania y la organizacion nacional.... ""121 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

The Norse Discoverers of America: The Wineland Sagas

By: "Gathorne-Hardy, G.M."

Price: $29.95

Publisher: 1921, Oxford at the clarendon Press: 1921

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 4-DH011

Condition: GOOD+

"Not a reprint. Navy blue cloth with crisp, gilt lettering and design on spine. Frame-like edge on front and back covers. Rough cut page edges. Tight, faint age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior, with faint tanning to spine, slight inward curl to cover corners. Softened spine ends with 2 tiny rips at top. Two single drips of candlewax on front cover. Translation of the sagas; discussion of the history and interpretation of them through the years, genealogy, chronology and occasional voyage maps. 304 indexed, illustrated pages including Bibliography. " View more info

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The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls

By: "Harner, Mich Xe6l J."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: University of California Press:

Seller ID: 9780520050655

ISBN: 0520050657

Condition: acceptable

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Explorations in America Before Columbus

By: "Holand, Hjalkmar R. "

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Twayne Publishers: 1956

Edition: "(1962 - 2nd edition, 3rd printing)"

Seller ID: 5-6H003

Condition: GOOD+

"Book - as new except for faintest age soil to top edge of text block. Dust jacket is present but has sunned spine, scuffed back cover and some rips along top and bottom edges. 381 indexed, illustrated, annotated pages. 9x6x1"" ""Centuries before Columbus, Norse sea-farers, sailing in open boats and without even the aid of a compass, had crossed and re-crossed the Western Ocean countless times...""" View more info

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Escritos Infantiles

By: "Icazbalceta, Joaquin Garcia"

Price: $109.95

Publisher: Mexico, Fondo de Cultura Economica:

Edition: (numbered edition)

Seller ID: 1DH013

ISBN: 9681602412

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faint soil to cream colored covers. Photocopies of original hand-written documents with facing pages containing typeset content. 214 pages. #1260 of 2,000 copies. Text in Spanish." View more info

Venezuela Esclava y Feudal: Episodios de la Historia de Venezuela (Ensayos de Interpretacion Dialectica)

By: "Irizabal, Carlos (Jose Agustin Catala (ed.)"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: "Caracas, Venezuela", ediciones Centauro: 1974

Edition: (segunda edicion)

Seller ID: 30T018

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, faintest tilt to spine. Rubbed covers with light scratching and creasing. Price sticker remnants on first free page and back cover. 273 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

Inevitable Revolutions: United States in Central America

By: "LaFeber, Walter"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: WW Norton & Co:

Seller ID: 9780393302127

ISBN: 0393302121

Condition: GOOD

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Peru (Nations of the Modern World Series)

By: "Marrett, Sir Robert"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Praeger: 1969

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 4-1T011

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Good dj

"Book, as new including large map. Dust jacket is crisp and clean but has light rubbing and scratches and light wear and chipping to top and bottom edges."" 4 sections: The Ancestral Roots; The Young Republic (1821-95); The Modern Era (1896-1969); Problems and Prospects. The author served as First Secretary of the British Embassy (1948-1951) and as British Ambassador (1963-1967). 288 indexed pages, including 30 black and white photo illustrations including Bibliography." View more info

Me Saludas a La Tuya

By: "Mora, Gustavo"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Mexico, Talleres Rocinante: 2000

Edition: (primera edicion)

Seller ID: 23T005

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"As new except for faint rubbing to exterior, tiny crease on front cover corner, and inscription on first free page. ""Curiosa expresion coloquial con la que se dan los buenos dias algunos que fueron presidentes, gobernadores, secretarios de Estado, legisladores, dirigentes de partidos y clase politica, con la que el autor ha tenido contacto en 46 anos de ejercer el periodismo."" 70 pages, illustrated with black and white photos." View more info

Divagaciones Y Fantasias: Cronicas de Manuel Gutierrez Najera

By: "Najera, Manuel Guitierrez (Boyd G. Carter, Ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Mexico, SepSetentas (#157): 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7DP018

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Inscribed and signed by editor. ""Seleccion, estudio preliminar y notas de Boyd G. Carter."" Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, slight curl. Edgewear and light cover creasing. Underlining in the introduction only. Light bump to bottom front corner. Book has a few dogeared pages. Text in Spanish. ""En el presente volumen, Boyd G. Carter recopila varios de los 265 articulos periodisticos que, bajo la rubrica de Plato del dia, Manual Gutierrez Najera publico en El Universal, entre el 8 de abril de 1893 y el 10 enero de 1895."" Inscrita y firmado por el ed... View more info

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The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs

By: "Schele, Linda, Mathews, Peter, Everton, Macduff"

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Scribner:

Seller ID: 9780684852096

ISBN: 0684852098

Condition: GOOD

This unique and extraordinary guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two great scholars of ancient America. For readers at every level -- from the casual tourist to the serious student -- "The Code of Kings" relies on Linda Schele and Peter Mathews's revolutionary work in the decipherment of the hieroglyphs that cover the surfaces of Maya ruins to give us a far clearer picture of Maya culture than we have ever had. Richly illustrated with line art and the incomparable photography of Justin Kerr and Macduff Everton, "The Code of Kings" is a landma... View more info