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Warlords of Ancient Mexico: How the Mayans and Aztecs Ruled for More Than a Thousand Years
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Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico. More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico. Dozens of these charismatic leaders of nations…
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
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Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest…
Central America's Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, And The Roots Of Migration
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Blood On The River: A Chronicle Of Mutiny And Freedom On The Wild Coast
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A breathtakingly original work of history that uncovers a massive slave revolt that almost changed the face of the Americas On Sunday, February 27, 1763, thousands of slaves in the Dutch colony of Berbice-in present-day Guyana-launched a massive rebellion which…
Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, And The Last Stand Of The Aztecs
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In this astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an edge-of-your-seat adventure thriller, acclaimed historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures perhaps unequaled to this day. It…
Genesis: Memory of Fire, Volume 1

Genesis: Memory of Fire, Volume 1

by Eduardo Galeano

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|August 24, 2010

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Genesis , the first volume in Eduardo Galeano's Memory of Fire trilogy, is both a meditation on the clashes between the Old World and the New and, in the author's words, an attempt to "rescue the kidnapped memory of all America.” It is a fierce,…
Century of the Wind: Memory of Fire, Volume 3
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The third volume of Eduardo Galeano's Memory of Fire trilogy, Century of the Wind offers a panorama of Galeano's singular vision of the past, turbulent century: from the bucolic New Jersey laboratory of Thomas Alva Edison to the armies of Emiliano Zapata and…
Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded
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Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship…
The Dope: The Real History Of The Mexican Drug Trade

The Dope: The Real History Of The Mexican Drug Trade

by Benjamin T Smith

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|This title releases August 23, 2022

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Black In Latin America

Black In Latin America

by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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|September 1, 2012

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"In approaching this vast topic, Gates displays disarming modesty and enthusiasm; his tone is that of a letter from a perceptive friend who can't wait to share what he's learned."   -The New Yorker 12.5 million Africans were shipped to the New World during…
The Penguin History Of Latin America

The Penguin History Of Latin America

by Edwin Williamson

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|February 23, 2010

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Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portugese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of upheaval, revolution and modernization up to the…
Blood of Brothers: Life And War In Nicaragua, With New Afterword

Blood of Brothers: Life And War In Nicaragua, With New Afterword

by Stephen Kinzer

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|August 20, 2007

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In 1976, at age twenty-five, Stephen Kinzer arrived in Nicaragua as a freelance journalist--and became a witness to history. He returned many times during the years that followed, becoming Latin America correspondent for the Boston Globe in 1981 and joining the…
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