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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

by David McCullough

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Published
October 1978
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Very Good+
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First Paperback Edition
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9780671244095
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New York: Simon & Schuster, October 1978. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 698 pages. The story of the men and women who built an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of… Read more
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Megadiversity : Earth's Biologically Wealthiest Nations

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil (coord); Edward O. Wilson (foreward)

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Published
1997
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Fine
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First English
ISBN
9789686397505
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$129.00

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 1997. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 501 pages. Folio: 11.75 x 14.25 x 1.80 inches. Profusely illustrated with color… Read more
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Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest

by W. H. Hudson

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780486259932
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New York: Dover Publications, 1989. Trade Paperback. Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first American edition, published in 1904. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with slight reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. The curious call of an… Read more
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The House of the Spirits

by Isabel Allende

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Published
December 1993
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780553273915
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$12.90

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New York: Bantam, December 1993. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Slight crease to bottom two inches of spine and slight wear to bottom edge of spine, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 433 pages. A magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph.
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Acta de la Sesion Extraordinaria Celebrada el 26 de Octubre de 1983 / Minutes of the Extraordinary Session Held on October 26, 1983 (Considering the Situation in Grenada)

by Consejo Permanente de la Organizacion de los Estados Americanos; Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

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Published
1984
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Very Good
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Washington, DC: Organization of American States, 1984. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. 51 pages.
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Statements by Cuba on the events in Grenada, October 1983

by Nora Madan

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Published
October 1983
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Good
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La Habana: Editora Política, October 1983. Unbound photocopy. Very Good. 28 pages. Translation of: Declaraciones de Cuba sobre los sucesos de Granada. Contains two official statements issued jointly by the Partido Comunista de Cuba and the Cuban government, and the transcript of a news conference by Fidel Castro Ruz. The contents of this edition have been taken from Granma, official… Read more
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The War of the End of the World

by Mario Vargas Llosa

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Published
February 1997
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140262605
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New York: Penguin, February 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Notes inked to last page, otherwise text unmarked. Spine curved but uncreased. Light reading and shelf wear. Dust stains to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 568 pages. A fictionalized account of the War of Canudos, a conflict between the First Brazilian Republic and the followers of a… Read more
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The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published
September 2001
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Very Good
Edition
Corrected Edition
ISBN
9780330487078
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London: Pan MacMillan / Picador, September 2001. Trade Paperback. Corrected Edition. Second printing. Very Good. Text block tanned, but unmarked. Foxing to top edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 376 pages. "What I had known of Trinidad as a child had seemed to me ordinary, unplanned, just… Read more
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The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History (Studies in Comparative World History)

by Philip D. Curtin

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Published
January 1990
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As New
ISBN
9780521376167
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, January 1990. Trade Paperback. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. x + 232 pages. Over a period of several centuries, Europeans developed an intricate system of plantation agriculture overseas which was quite different from the agricultural system used at home. Though the plantation complex centered on the American tropics, its… Read more
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Catastrophic Consequences: Civil Wars and American Interests

by Steven R. David

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Published
July 2008
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New
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First Paperback Edition
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9780801889899
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2008. Trade Paperback. New. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Not a remainder. Not damaged. xiv + 204 pages. Contents: Introduction : a new kind of threat -- Saudi Arabia : oil fields ablaze -- Pakistan : loose nukes -- Mexico : a flood of refugees -- China : collapse of a great… Read more
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The Creature in the Map

by Charles Nicholl

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Published
March 1996
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Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780688146009
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$9.95

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New York: William Morrow, March 1996. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good cover. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Top edge of jacket is curled with a quarter-inch tear to rear panel, otherwise clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 398 pages. A highly readable and… Read more
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The Venezuela-Guyana Border Dispute

by Jacqueline A. Braveboy-Wagner

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Published
1984
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865319530
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$142.00

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Boulder: Westview Press. Trade Paperback. 1984. First Edition. Ex-Library: UK Ministry of Defense, Whitehall Library. Good; Near Fine other than the library markings. 349 pages. The expiration in 1982 of the Protocol of Port-of-Spain reheated a border dispute between Venezuela and Guyana that had been frozen since 1970, Almost at once, Venezuelan ultranationalists asserted the need to recover by force… Read more
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Our Man in Belize: A Memoir

by Richard Timothy Conroy

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Published
November 1997
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312169596
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$16.45

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New York: St. Martin's Press, November 1997. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Light foxing to edges, otherwise Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 340 pages. The author's experiences as U.S. vice consul in Belize when it was still British Honduras, including encounters with… Read more
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Basic Instruments of the Organization of American States (Treaty Series, 61)

by Organization of American States

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Published
1981
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Washington, DC: Organization of American States, July 1981. Paperback. Interior pristine. 107 pages.
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Managing Global Chaos: Sources of and Responses to International Conflict

by Chester A. Crocker (ed); Fen Osler Hampson (ed); Pamela Aall (ed)

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Published
September 1996
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781878379580
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Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, September 1996. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Binding square and tight. Cover clean and crisp with light shelf wear, corners sharp. Light dust stains to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 642 pages. A resurgence of ethno-nationalism, the collapse of empires, the outbreak of humanitarian crises, and… Read more
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Portugal in the Opening of the World

by Luís Filipe Barreto; José Manuel Garcia; Luis Filipe Barreto; Jose Manuel Garcia

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Published
1990
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Lisboa: Comissão Nacional para as Comemorações dos Descobrimentos Portugueses, 1990. Trade Paperback. Fine. Not from a library. No remainder marks. Cover with flaps. 91 pages. Nice full-colour exhibition catalogue with text in English. Published for the commemorative exhibition "Portugal in the opening of the world" at the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, presented by the Organization of American… Read more
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Human Rights and United States Policy toward Latin America

by Lars Schoultz

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Published
December 1981
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Very Good
ISBN
9780691022048
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, December 1981. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Binding square and tight. Interior unmarked other than the original bookseller's price stamp. Covers clean with mild shelfwear. Foxing to closed edges. Not from a library. 421 pages. A study of the role of human rights in United States policy toward Latin America from the early 1960s to 1980.… Read more
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Fire from the Mountain: The Making of a Sandinista

by Omar Cabezas; foreword by Carlos Fuentes (forward); Kathleen Weaver (trans)

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Published
July 1985
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517558003
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$16.95

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New York: Crown, July 1985. Hardcover. First English Language Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Original seller's price stamp to FFEP, otherwise interior unmarked. Binding square and tight. Rubbing to jacket. Dust stains to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 233 pages.
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Defiant Again : Indigenous Peoples and Latin American Security (McNair Paper 53)

by Donna Lee Van Cott

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Published
October 1996
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Fine
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Washington, DC: Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, October 1996. Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Binding square, tight and uncreased. Slight shelfwear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. iii + 95 pages. Explores the complex nexus of security issues that the governments of Latin America and the indigenous communities of the region faced at… Read more
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Best Nightmare on Earth: A Life in Haiti

by Herbert Gold

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
Edition
First paperback printing
ISBN
9780671755164
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$7.95

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New York: Touchstone, February 1992. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / Full number line. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Binding square, tight and uncreased. Cover is clean with light rubbing. Foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 193 pages. A kaleidoscopic memoir of a 35-year love affair with mysterious, exotic Haiti. The dialogue the author… Read more
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