A collection of stories from Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean includes such modern classics as "The Circular Ruins" by Jorge Luis Borges and Alejo Carpentier's "Journey Back to the Source".
In Redeemers, acclaimed historian Enrique Krauze presents the major ideas that have formed the modern Latin American political mind during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries--and looks closely at how these ideas were expressed in the lives of influential revolutionaries, thinkers, poets, and novelists.
Translated by Chris Brandt Now available in paperback, Clara Nieto's history of US policy toward Latin America is enriched by her extensive first-hand experience: As a member of the Colombian diplomatic corps, she was present at UN and OAS meetings where US-Cuba conflicts were addressed, and where negotiations between the US and Latin America were hammered into place.
Texts and images, each introduced by the editors, provide insights into the ways that Chile's unique geography has shaped its national identity, the country's unusually violent colonial history, and the stable but autocratic republic that emerged after independence from Spain.
Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua (David Rockefeller Centre on Latin American Studies) In 1976, at age twenty-five, Stephen Kinzer arrived in Nicaragua as a freelance journalist - and became a witness to history.
The political and economic transformation now emerging in Latin America, as some countries eschew rigid ideologies and adopt a more pragmatic combination of neoclassical orthodoxies and progressive social policies...
Conceptualism played a different role in Latin American art during the 1960s and 1970s than in Europe and the United States, where conceptualist artists predominantly sought to challenge the primacy of the art object and art institutions, as well as the commercialization of art.
(Piano Solo Mixed Folio). Solo arrangements of 15 Latin tunes: Amor * Besame Mucho * The Girl from Ipanema * Green Eyes * Meditation * So Nice (Summer Samba) * Sway * Tico, Tico * Watch What Happens * Wave * more.
This flamboyant Latin dance title captures all the glitz and the glamour of the dance floor from party dances like salsa and samba to the slow and stylish rumba, lively cha cha, and the passionate tango.
Offering a rarely seen female perspective on gang life, this raw and powerful memoir tells not only of one woman's struggle to survive the streets but also of her ascent to the top ranks of the new mafia, where the only people more dangerous than rival gangs were members of her own.
Tyler Lansford, Tyler Lansford and Tyler Lansford. Rome's oldest known Latin inscription dates from the sixth century BC; the most recent major specimen was mounted in 2006-a span of more than two and a half millennia.
The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories by Carlos Fuentes ISBN: 9780679775515. In The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories, Julio Ortega and Carlos Fuentes present the most compelling short fiction from Mexico to Chile.
Marx and Freud in Latin America seeks to reassess the timeless relevance of the work of Marx and Freud for Latin America, based on the premise that Marxism and psychoanalysis are neither philosophical doctrines nor positivist sciences but rather intervening doctrines of the subject, in political and clinical-affective situations.
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