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The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas

by David McCullough

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic Bibliography: p. 655-669.
Includes index.
I, Rigoberta Menchu

I, Rigoberta Menchu

by Rigoberta Menchu

Rigoberta Menchú received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 for her efforts to end the oppression of indigenous peoples in Guatemala.
Brazilian Adventure

Brazilian Adventure

by Peter Fleming

Brazilian Adventure is a book by Peter Fleming about his search for the lost Colonel Percy Fawcett in the Brazilian jungle. Fawcett along with his son and another companion had disappeared while searching for the Lost City of Z in 1925. Fleming was working as literary editor for The Times when he answered a small ad asking for volunteers to join an expedition to find out what had happened to Fawcett. The story of Fleming's 1932 expedition is told in Brazilian Adventure.
Borderlands / La Frontera

Borderlands / La Frontera

by Gloria Anzaldua

Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-255)
Open Veins Of Latin America

Open Veins Of Latin America

by Eduardo Galeano

Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent (in Spanish Las venas abiertas de América Latina) is an essay written by Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano in 1971.
Havana Nocturne

Havana Nocturne

by T J English

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Lost City Of the Incas

Lost City Of the Incas

by Hiram Bingham

Death Without Weeping

Death Without Weeping

by Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Conquest

Conquest

by Hugh Thomas

The Masters and The Slaves

The Masters and The Slaves

by Gilberto Freyre

Path Between Seas

Path Between Seas

by David McCullough

The Rivers Ran East

The Rivers Ran East

by Leonard Clark

The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas

by David Willis McCullough

New Worlds To Conquer

New Worlds To Conquer

by Richard Halliburton

Aztecs

Aztecs

by Inga Clendinnen

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La Vida

by Oscar Lewis

Latin America Books & Ephemera

Inside Latin America

Inside Latin America

by Gunther, John

The Voice Of Latin America

The Voice Of Latin America

by Benton, William

TRAFICO DE ESCLAVOS NEGROS A HONDURAS

TRAFICO DE ESCLAVOS NEGROS A HONDURAS

by RAFAEL LEIVA VIVAS

NEW ~ slightly shelf worn. 157 pp. Illus. 2000 ejemplares / edition of 2000. First reprint of the 1982 edition. EN ESPANOL / IN SPANISH 4 oz. An overview of the African slave trade to Honduras from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries. Archival research. Includes transcribed documents.
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$28.95
The Martyred City: Death and Rebirth in the Andes

The Martyred City: Death and Rebirth in the Andes

by Oliver-Smith, Anthony

Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Inscribed by Oliver-Smith! Stated first edition, 1986, hardcover with red cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 280pp., sparsely illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with hint of bumps to corners, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ near fine with same mild bumps, now in archival mylar wrap.
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$200.00
La Revolucion no la para Nadie. The Revolution is Stopped by No One (poster)

La Revolucion no la para Nadie. The Revolution is Stopped by No One (poster)

by (Chile)

n.p., 1980. First Edition. Poster. Poster, 22.5 x 17.5 inches, printed in black on white. Image of group carrying Chilean flag with schedule of events, October 9 and 13, in English and Spanish below image. CHILECHILE, repeated across top edge of poster. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy. Small stain on right margin.
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$37.50
The Haitian Potential: Research and Resources of Haiti

The Haitian Potential: Research and Resources of Haiti

by Rubin, Vera: Editor, Schaedel, Richard P.: Editor

USA: Teachers College Press, 1975. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 284 pages. References. "These essays fill a large gap in our knowledge of Haiti, and suggest many lines for future research, both pure and applied... This collection of papers was originally presented at a conference sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas and the Research Institute for the Study of Man. The authors, many of them... Read more
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$119.95
Latin America: Between the Eagle and the Bear

Latin America: Between the Eagle and the Bear

by De Madariaga, Salvador

New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962. Lightly worn jacket in protective cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good- Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$5.00
Mexico

Mexico

by Hanf, Walter

Rand McNally & Co., 1967. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$10.00
The Penguin History Of Latin America: New Edition

The Penguin History Of Latin America: New Edition

by Edwin Williamson

Paperback / softback. New. A history of Latin America that 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 present day, looking at Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Cuba, and gives an overview of the cultural developments.
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£14.67
The Rivers Ran East

The Rivers Ran East

by Leonard Clark

London: Hutchinson, 1954 Long out of print, this is a riveting firsthand account of Leonard Clark s search for the legendary lost Seven Cities of Cibola reputedly home to enormous reserves of gold in the rain forest east of the Peruvian Andes. A former U.S. Army intelligence officer, Clark is joined on his expedition by Inez Pokorny, a gutsy, multilingual female explorer. Their treacherous journey includes encounters with head-hunting Jivaro Indians, man-eating jaguars, 40-foot-long anacondas, poisonous... Read more
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€20.00
Report on Hacienda 'Tierra Blanca y Anexas', district of Jimenez, State of Chihuahua, Mexico. Property of J. J. Waterson

Report on Hacienda 'Tierra Blanca y Anexas', district of Jimenez, State of Chihuahua, Mexico. Property of J. J. Waterson

by (?Palmer, Harry C.). Waterson, J.J

1900. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 6 page report describing the property of 3500 cleared and planted acres with 25,00 acres of additional 'superior land' which could be cleared and planted. There are two substantial haciendas on the property, Hacienda 'El Aquila' and Hacienda de 'Tierra Blanca.' Two engineering proposals to develop water are presented. The land was currently owned by Waterson. Harry R. Palmer is presumed to be the author of the report given other reports of property in Jimenez in... Read more
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$62.50
The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 57, Number 6 (June 1930)

The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 57, Number 6 (June 1930)

by Grosvenor, Gilbert (ed.); Adams, Harriet Chalmers; Pellerano, Luigi; Showalter, William Joseph; Gayer, Jacob

Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1930. Softcover. Good with No dust jacket as issued. Sound binding. Clean, off-white pages with light reading wear. Wrappers are soiled with handling wear, edge wear, heavier wear at lower and upper spine. ; Contents: Honors to Dr. Hugo Eckener: the first airship flight around the world. Adams, Cirenaica, eastern wing of Italian Libia. Pellerano, On the edge of the Saharan sands. Showalter, The lure of Lima, city of the kings. Gayer, among the snows and... Read more
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$18.00
Conquest: Cortes, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico

Conquest: Cortes, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico

by Thomas, Hugh

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 1st printing. Spine creased. 1995 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Ringing with the fury of two great empires locked in an epic battle, Conquest captures in extraordinary detail the Mexican and Spanish civilizations and offers unprecedented in-depth portraits of the legendary opponents, Montezuma and Cort
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$7.00
THE LAWS OF BURGOS OF 1512-1513: Royal Ordinances for the Good Government and Treatment of the Indians

THE LAWS OF BURGOS OF 1512-1513: Royal Ordinances for the Good Government and Treatment of the Indians

by Simpson, Lesley Byrd (Translator)

San Francisco: John Howell - Books, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 57 p. Translated, with an Introduction and Notes, by Lesley Byrd Simpson. First edition, limited to 750 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. "A glimpse into the thinking of the mediaeval churchmen and jurists of Spain who (Las Casas to the contrary) were attempting to create in the New World a Christian community built upon the teachings of the Church Fathers and Aristotle." Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with... Read more
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$40.00
Mas Letras e Imagenes de Buenos Aires

Mas Letras e Imagenes de Buenos Aires

by Lainez, Manuel Mujica; Aldo Sessa (Photos)

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. 4to. VG- hardcove with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is grey clothe w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is grey w/ title in white. Cover has minor wear, cracking along front hinge, also dented and splitting very slighlty at top front edges. DJ dented at same corners as well as minor shelf wear. 100 pp. Shelved in Photography-People (Sessa). 673054. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.
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$45.00
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal: 1870-1914

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

by McCULLOUGH, David

History Book Club, 2002. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
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$6.47
Drinking, Homicide, and Rebellion in Colonial Mexican Villages

Drinking, Homicide, and Rebellion in Colonial Mexican Villages

by William B Taylor

242 pages including bibliography and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original wrappers. From the library of George M Foster.
This study analyzes the impact of Spanish rule on Indian peasant identity in the late colonial period by investigating three areas of social behavior. Based on the criminal trial records and related documents from the regions of central Mexico and Oaxaca, it attempts to discover how peasants conceived of their role under Spanish rule, how they behaved under various kinds... Read more
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$2.50
To be a Slave in Brazil, 1550-1888

To be a Slave in Brazil, 1550-1888

by Katia Mytilineou de Queirós Mattoso (1931-2011)

xiv+250 pages with map, tables, appendixes, glossary, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with black lettering to spine in original jacket. Foreword by Stuart Schwarts, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. First American edition. The book has the great advantage of placing the slave in the center of the history not simply as a type of labor, but as an actor whose culture, actions and decisions influenced the operation of the system... written with... Read more
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$15.00
A LETTER OF PEDRO DE ALVARADO RELATING TO HIS EXPEDITION TO ECUADOR

A LETTER OF PEDRO DE ALVARADO RELATING TO HIS EXPEDITION TO ECUADOR

by Saville, Marshall

NY: Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 1917. Stapled wraps. 8vo.; 6pp., facsimile.
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$10.00
The Llanos Frontier in Colombian History 1830-1930

The Llanos Frontier in Colombian History 1830-1930

by Jane M Rausch (1940- )

xii+401 pages with tables, maps, photographs, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. First edition. This new book by Jane M. Rausch confirms her claim to be one of the leaders of Latin American frontier historiography. Building upon her earlier studies of the Colombian Llanos Orientales between 1531 and 1930 and comparative work on Latin America in general, Rausch has undertaken a thorough investigation into the... Read more
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$15.00
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Una bibliografia descriptiva [Two Volumes]

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Una bibliografia descriptiva [Two Volumes]

by Klein, Don

Bogotá: Grupo Editorial Norma, 2003. First Edition. Trade paperback. Near fine. Two volumes, 1006 pages. The thus-far definitive bibliography of Garcia Marquez's works in Spanish and English. Written by an American book collector and translated into Spanish by Eduardo Bolanos. The text is in Spanish, which is unfortunate for those who don't read the language because Klein's commentary on each entry is a model modern bibliographers should consider following. First editions of both volumes. Near fine in... Read more
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$125.00
The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico 1519-1810

The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico 1519-1810

by Gibson, Charles (1920-1985)

x+657 pages with frontispiece, 12 maps, 17 figures, 15 plates, appendixes, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition.This is the history of the Indians of the valley of Mexico, one of the two most important indigenous groups in the Spanish empire in America, from the conquest to Independence in the early nineteenth century. Based upon ten years of research, this study casts new... Read more
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$45.00
A DEFENCE OF THE SCOTS SETTLEMENT AT DARIEN. WITH AN ANSWER TO THE SPANISH MEMORIAL AGAINST IT. AND ARGUMENTS TO PROVE THAT IT IS THE INTEREST OF ENGLAND TO JOIN WITH THE SCOTS, AND PROTECT IT. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY, AND A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE SCOTS COLON

A DEFENCE OF THE SCOTS SETTLEMENT AT DARIEN. WITH AN ANSWER TO THE SPANISH MEMORIAL AGAINST IT. AND ARGUMENTS TO PROVE THAT IT IS THE INTEREST OF ENGLAND TO JOIN WITH THE SCOTS, AND PROTECT IT. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY, AND A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE SCOTS COLON

by [Foyer, Archibald]: [Philo-Caledon

Edinburg, 1699. [8],86,pp. Modern three-quarter speckled calf over marbled boards, gilt label. Light shelf wear. Text slightly toned, leaf C2 with two short tears, one just touching text, otherwise quite clean. Very good. The Scottish attempt to establish a colony in Panama, also known as the Darien scheme, proved to be a spectacular failure. Disease, poor planning, in-fighting, and opposition from Spain and England combined to ruin any hope of the venture's success, and of 2500 colonists, only a few... Read more
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$1,500.00
The Little I Saw of Cuba - 4to edition in box

The Little I Saw of Cuba - 4to edition in box

by McIntosh, Burr

New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1899. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, c. 1899. Oblong quarto, green cloth (11.5 x 8 inches) green decorated cloth, 173 pp, illustrated. Near fine, lightest soil to binding, in original two part box of white glazed paper, the bottom is complete with all four sides; the top lid, which is illustrated and titled in blue, lacks one side, has the other three, somewhat worn. We've noticed that other listings are for '12mo' and '8vo' editions - which would be... Read more
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$213.00
IN SEARCH OF SILVESTRE REVUELTAS

IN SEARCH OF SILVESTRE REVUELTAS

by PETER GARLAND

NEW ~ Part I: Essays on the American Experimental Tradition, including Conlon Nancarrow, Dane Rudhyar, John Cage, Lou Harrison, James Tenney, and "La Musica de los Viejitos Folk Festival" in Santa Fe, NM, 1985; Part II: Music and Fiestas of the Tarascan Indians of Michoacan, Mexico; Part III: Silvestre Revueltas, his compositions and his writings. All by Peter Garland (un gran amigo de Alla), with cover art by Antonio Alvarez (otro gran amigo de Alla). IN ENGLISH 1 lb. 211 pp. Illus.
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$45.00