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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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1984
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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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October 1983
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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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February 1997
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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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September 2001
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Corrected Edition
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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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Untruth and Consequences: Ralegh's Discoverie of Guiana and the Salting of the Gold Mine (Hakluyt Society Annual Lecture, 2006)

by Joyce Lorimer

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2007
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First Edition
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9780904180930
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London: Hakluyt Society. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. 2007. First Edition. As New. Securely bound with two staples in heavy paper wraps. Not from a library. 22 pages, 4 figures. Lecture Delivered at the Annual General Meeting of the Hakluyt Society, 29 June 2006.
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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron Acemoglu; James A. Robinson

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March 20, 2012
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9780307719218
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New York: Crown. Hardcover. March 20, 2012. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 529 pages.
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image of The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History (Studies in Comparative World History)

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Trade Paperback. 1990. 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 influence… Read more
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Catastrophic Consequences: Civil Wars and American Interests

by Steven R. David

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2008
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9780801889899
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Trade Paperback. 2008. New. First paperback printing / 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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An Introduction to Birds of Guyana, Volume I (Guyana in Colour)

by Balram Singh; Robert J. Fernandes

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1994
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Georgetown, Guyana: [s.n.]. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. 1994. Good+. Ex-library, otherwise Near Fine. Text pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Rubbing to cover. vi + 37 pages.
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The Creature in the Map

by Charles Nicholl

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1996
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9780688146009
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New York: William Morrow. 1996. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good cover. Text is pristine. Spine is straight and tight. Cover is clean and bright, but with wear to top edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Suitable for gifting. 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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1984
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First Edition
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9780865319530
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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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November 1997
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9780312169596
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New York: St. Martin's Press. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. November 1997. 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. Conroy vividly and hilariously recounts his adventures as U.S. Vice Consul in British Honduras.
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Basic Instruments of the Organization of American States (Treaty Series, 61)

by Organization of American States

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1981
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Washington, DC: Organization of American States. Paperback. 1981. Good. Interior is pristine. 107 pages.
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AIFLD: U.S. Trojan Horse: In Latin America and the Caribbean

by Michael J Sussman

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July 1983
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Washington, DC: EPICA, July 1983. A few dust stains to back cover, otherwise As New. Interior pristine. Cover and pages tightly bound by two clean staples. 47 pages. An EPICA special report in both English and Spanish.
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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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1996
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9781878379580
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Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 1996. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Binding square and tight. Cover clean and crisp. Corners sharp. Light dust stains to edges. Light shelf wear. 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 growing pressures… 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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1990
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Comissão Nacional para as Comemorações dos Descobrimentos Portugueses. 1990. Paperback. Cover with flaps. 1st Edition. Fine. 91 pages. Nice full-color exhibition catalog 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 States. Contents broken into sections "The… Read more
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Human Rights And United States Policy Toward Latin America

by Lars Schoultz

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1981
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9780691022048
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Princeton: Princeton University Press. 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. The… 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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July 1985
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First Edition
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9780517558003
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New York: Crown Publishers, 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 is 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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October 1996
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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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1992
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9780671755164
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New York: Touchstone Books. 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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