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Hardcover. Editor(s): Herrera, Cristina; Mercado-Lopez, Larissa. Series: Literatures of the Americas. Num Pages: 275 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KL; 2ADS; DSK; JFSL4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 221 x 22. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349949007
ISBN
9781349949007

€ 120.92

Paperback. While recovering from cancer, John Harrison followed in the footsteps of Hernan Cortes - the man responsible for the fall of the Aztec Empire - for four months, exploring ruins which refute the popular image of the Aztecs and their neighbours as bloodthirsty savages, and discovering that the Spanish legacy is far darker than the Aztec one. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3JB; HBJK; HBLC; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 215 x 31. Weight in Grams: 558.
Publisher
Parthian Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910409800
ISBN
9781910409800

€ 14.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. Lesley Gill traces the rise and fall of the strong labor unions and working class of Barrancabermeja, Colombia, showing how the incursion of neoliberalism, the drug trade, and counterinsurgency military campaigns into civil society that began in the 1980s has destabilized everyday life and decimated the city's powerful social institutions. Num Pages: 304 pages, 8 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLS; HBJK; JFSG; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822360605
ISBN
9780822360605

€ 31.99
€ 28.91

Paperback. The making of a great Chilean poet. Num Pages: 266 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLSH; 2ADS; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 162 x 14. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Tamesis Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781855662803
ISBN
9781855662803

€ 25.99
€ 22.28

Paperback. The celebrated Peruvian novelist, Mario Vargas Llosa, gives an account of his ultimately unsuccessful attempt to run his country, and of his childhood and career. Translator(s): Lane, Helen R. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSR; 2ADS; BGHA; DSBH; DSK; FA; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly. Dimension: 128 x 198 x 43. Weight in Grams: 369.
Publisher
FABER AND FABER
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175123
ISBN
9780571175123

€ 18.99
€ 13.75

Paperback. A description of archaeologist Alfred Maudslay's last expedition to Guatemala, with descriptions of his previously excavated sites. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Archaeology. Num Pages: 490 pages, 89 b/w illus. 29 colour illus. 15 maps 6 tables. BIC Classification: 1KLC; HDD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 297 x 212 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1204.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108017046
ISBN
9781108017046

€ 48.19

Hardcover. No up-to-date book on Venezuelan politics out there Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSV; HBJK; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Hurst
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849047951
ISBN
9781849047951

€ 20.99
€ 20.67

Hardcover. A History of Mexican Literature examines the literary culture of Mexico from its indigenous beginnings to the twenty-first century. Editor(s): Nogar, Anna M.; Sanchez Prado, Ignacio M.; Ruisanchez, Joserra. Num Pages: 460 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 2ADS; DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107099807
ISBN
9781107099807

€ 135.80

Paperback. This is a book about one of the deadliest places in the world Num Pages: 288 pages, 8pp colour plate section. BIC Classification: 1KLC; HBJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 367.
Publisher
Verso
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784781712
ISBN
9781784781712

€ 13.99
€ 11.98

Paperback. A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean presents a concise account of the full sweep of U.S. military invasions and interventions in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from 1800 up to the present day. Series: Viewpoints/Puntos de Vista. Num Pages: 232 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KJ; 1KL; HBJK; HBW; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118954003
ISBN
9781118954003

€ 33.13

Hardcover. The story of a dancer's attempt to win the biggest contest of his life Translator(s): Bunstead, Thomas. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSA; ASDX; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 206 x 20. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
Pushkin Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782271598
ISBN
9781782271598

€ 13.99
€ 10.22

Hardcover. Series: The Transatlantic Slave Trade: Bloomsbury Academic Collections. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLSB; HBJK; HBTS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474287418
ISBN
9781474287418

€ 86.01

Hardcover. Relying primarily on one-on-one interviews with senior practitioners and analysts on both sides of the border, the text examines the evolution of the U.S.-Mexican bilateral defense relationship to better understand how and why this unique relationship has improved, in fits and starts, over the past 25 years. Num Pages: 430 pages, 14 black & white halftones, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KLCM; 3JJP; HBJK; HBLW3; JPQB; JPSD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442269422
ISBN
9781442269422

€ 91.01

Paperback. Structured to meet employers' needs for low-wage farm workers, the well-known Bracero Program recruited thousands of Mexicans to perform physical labor in the United States between 1942 and 1964 in exchange for remittances sent back to Mexico. This book uncovers a previously hidden history of transnational family life. Series: American Crossroads. Num Pages: 280 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 1KBBW; 1KLCM; HBJK; JFFN; JFSL4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 227 x 17. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520282674
ISBN
9780520282674

€ 35.99
€ 32.20

Paperback. Offering bold new perspectives on the politics of memory in Latin America, scholars analyze the memory markets in six countries that emerged from authoritarian rule in the 1980s and 1990s. Editor(s): Bilbija, Ksenija; Payne, Leigh A. Series: Cultures and Practice of Violence. Num Pages: 424 pages, 25 photographs. BIC Classification: 1KL; JFFE; JPVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 234 x 26. Weight in Grams: 580.
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822350422
ISBN
9780822350422

€ 33.99
€ 30.97

Paperback. At 6962m/22, 840ft Aconcagua is the highest peak in the Americas, yet its summit can be reached by trekkers without climbing expertise. This book describes the main trekking routes (Normal and Polish Traverse) and summarises the technical Polish Glacier route. Series: Rucksack Pocket Summits. Num Pages: 96 pages, 60 photographs. BIC Classification: 1KLSX; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 147 x 118 x 11. Weight in Grams: 126.
Publisher
Rucksack Readers United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781898481515
ISBN
9781898481515

€ 13.99
€ 12.72

Paperback. An account of Yeates' ascent of one of the world's largest vertical rock faces, the 4,000 foot Central Tower of Paine in Chile. The greatest difficulties come not from the elements but from within themselves; crippled with fear the team is forced into a retreat but after resting return to complete the climb. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations (chiefly colour) maps, portraits (some colour). BIC Classification: 1KLSH; 1KLSX; BM; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 142.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099766414
ISBN
9780099766414

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. 1972. A plane has crashed in the Andes mountains. The passengers are hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth. Almost three months later, two of the survivors, emaciated and frozen, reach the authorities and lead a rescue team to the remaining fourteen passengers. The rescue team are shocked when they reach the crash-site. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1KLSX; 3JJPL; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 158 x 198 x 31. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099574521
ISBN
9780099574521

€ 14.99
€ 11.26

Hardcover. The Casiquiare is unique. Somehow it manages to unite the two river systems of the Orinoco and the Amazon that should, by rights, be entirely separate, and the Casiquiare performs the astonishing feat of flowing up and over the watershed that divides them. This book offers information about the river and the fierce Yanomani tribe. Num Pages: 246 pages, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 1KLSV; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906598327
ISBN
9781906598327

€ 15.82

Hardcover. Editor(s): Rodrigues-Alcantara, Clenia. Num Pages: 342 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLSB; RGBL; RNCB; RNK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 262 x 187 x 24. Weight in Grams: 806.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
342
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781626181915
ISBN
9781626181915

€ 243.52
€ 230.89

Paperback. Tracing the 6,000km route of the Amazon river from source to ocean, this title introduces the people who live and work there. Num Pages: 144 pages, 4 x 8pp colour photographic insets. BIC Classification: 1KLSBZ; WTL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 150.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141037127
ISBN
9780141037127

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. Explore the largest and most biodiverse tract of tropical rainforest in the world, and the vast river that winds its way through it. This book helps you discover the beauty and diversity of the Amazon rainforest, river and more. It is suitable for younger readers. Series: Eyewitness. Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSBZ; 5AK; YNM; YNN. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 218 x 280 x 8. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
DK Children
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241187630
ISBN
9780241187630

€ 9.99
€ 9.46

Paperback. Num Pages: 90 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1KL; HR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 8. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
CF4Kids
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857924404
ISBN
9781857924404

€ 7.99
€ 7.88

Paperback. This is an examination of past patterns of destructive resource extraction in Amazonia, and an examination of newer initiatives that offer more sustainable options. Editor(s): Hall, Anthony. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLS; JHMC; RNU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 16. Weight in Grams: 426.
Publisher
Institute of Latin American Studies
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781900039314
ISBN
9781900039314

€ 15.99
€ 7.57

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