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Born in blood and fire

By: Chasteen, John Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2006.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0240216

ISBN: 0393927695

Condition: vg


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Getting to know the general

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1984.:

Seller ID: BB0220986

ISBN: 0671541609

Condition: vg/vg


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Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, 1851-1952

By: Herndon, William Henry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2000.:

Seller ID: BB0233837

ISBN: 0802137040

Condition: vg-


Creasing. View more info

Colombia's Killer Networks

By: Human Rights Watch Children's Rights Project

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Human Rights Watch:

Seller ID: BB0223426

ISBN: 1564322033

Condition: vg+


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Yucatan before and after the conquest

By: Landa, Diego de

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1978.:

Seller ID: BB0227999

ISBN: 0486236226

Condition: g


Only significant account done of Yucatan in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization. Translator William Gates has added appendices, 4 maps, and over 120 illustrations. View more info

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The Incas and Their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru

By: Moseley, Michael E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, June 2001:

Seller ID: BB0251402

ISBN: 0500282773

Condition: vg


But this glittering culture only obscured the rich and diverse civilizations that had preceded it: Chavin, Moche, Nazca, Tiwanaku, Huari, and Chimu. Described as a "masterly study" and an "outstanding volume" on its first publication, The Incas and Their Ancestors quickly established itself as the best general introduction to the cultures and civilizations of ancient Peru. Now this classic text has been fully updated for the revised edition. New discoveries over the last... View more info

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Andean Tragedy: Fighting the War of the Pacific, 1879-1884

By: Sater , William F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr, 2009:

Seller ID: BB0249094

ISBN: 080322799X

Condition: vg


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The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica

By: Thomson, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nation Books, 2011:

Seller ID: BB0231383

ISBN: 1568586566

Condition: vg


Named the Dolman Travel Book of the Year, "The Dead Yard" paints an unforgettable portrait of modern Jamaica. Since independence, Jamaica has gradually become associated with twin images--a resort-style travel Eden for foreigners and a new kind of hell for Jamaicans, a society where gangs control the areas where most Jamaicans live and drug lords like Christopher Coke rule elites and the poor alike. Ian Thomson's brave book explores a country of lost promise, where Am... View more info