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Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon by Progressive Management Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon by Progressive Management Aug. 17, 2014 $8.99 109003 words Sample 4%
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Brazil.
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking by Progressive Management Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking by Progressive Management Aug. 16, 2014 $8.99 131784 words Sample 4%
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book by Jeannie Meekins 14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book by Jeannie Meekins June 30, 2014 $0.99 3245 words Sample 20%
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
The Voices of Silence (Pre-Columbian America) by AlejandroTriana The Voices of Silence (Pre-Columbian America) by AlejandroTriana June 15, 2014 $9.99 3859 words Sample 20%
Literary Essay & Art eBook (54 pictures) images you enlarge to appreciate the ceramics like touching them, for another look into America through the art and history hidden behind pre-Columbian pottery. The proposal is to look into America when the current national and geopolitical borders did not exist, when women and men daily recreated the utilitarian, symbolic and ritual function of the clay.
80 días en Malvinas by Pablo Javier Melara, Sr 80 días en Malvinas by Pablo Javier Melara, Sr April 14, 2014 Free! 37293 words Read a sample
El accionar de la Agrupación de Buzos Tácticos en el Conflicto Bélico del Atlántico Sur de 1982
China - Latin America Military Engagement: Good Will, Good Business, and Strategic Position - Cuba, Colombia, FARC, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Chavez, Arms Sales, Space Cooperation by Progressive Management China - Latin America Military Engagement: Good Will, Good Business, and Strategic Position - Cuba, Colombia, FARC, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Chavez, Arms Sales, Space Cooperation by Progressive Management April 02, 2014 $8.99 120145 words Sample 4%
While a great deal of attention has been given to Chinese commercial activity in Latin America, very little has been written in the open press regarding Chinese military engagement with the region.
Venezuela in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Rural and Urban Life, Security, Religion, Hugo Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Traditions by Progressive Management Venezuela in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Rural and Urban Life, Security, Religion, Hugo Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Traditions by Progressive Management March 28, 2014 $8.99 46759 words Sample 4%
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Venezuela.
Conquistadors by John Pemberton Conquistadors by John Pemberton Sep. 04, 2013 $0.99 75585 words Sample 20%
In the sixteenth century the King of Spain issued his soldiers with a three-pronged mission: to find gold, spread the word of Christianity and claim new territories for Spain. The Conquistadors, as they became known, set off into the world to do just that, and nothing was to stand in their way. Some say that the discovery of the New World is the greatest event in history.
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt by Bob Martin Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt by Bob Martin Aug. 23, 2013 $2.99 11183 words Sample 20%
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he has to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816 by Denis Smith General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816 by Denis Smith July 09, 2013 $6.99 71723 words Sample 10%
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
VALVERDE'S GOLD: The Royal Geographical Society Llanganati Papers by Steven J. Charbonneau VALVERDE'S GOLD: The Royal Geographical Society Llanganati Papers by Steven J. Charbonneau Dec. 11, 2012 $3.99 22984 words Sample 10%
A compilation of obscure historical correspondence and papers concerning Ecuador, The Llanganati Mountains, Inca Treasure and the "Derrotero de Valverde" presented to The Royal Geographical Society around the turn of the century! These papers tell an intriguing and timeless tale that begat many!
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend by Steven J. Charbonneau INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend by Steven J. Charbonneau Sep. 08, 2012 $3.99 29696 words Sample 10%
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
Crop Circles, Hebrew & Mayan Prophesy by C. Edward Miller Crop Circles, Hebrew & Mayan Prophesy by C. Edward Miller Jan. 29, 2012 $3.95 3039 words
I have referred to a 400 year prophesy when the Curse against Black Americans (also the Remnant of Israel) of slave ancestry would be over, and now we also discover this 400 year period possibly coincides with the Mayan Prophecies and Crop Circles. The elements of the pictographs relates to time of an evolutionary shift, the end of this era, and the beginnings of a spiritual era affecting mankind.
The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha. by Alejandro's Libros The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha. by Alejandro's Libros Dec. 13, 2011 $0.99 5580 words Sample 10%
José Julián Martí y Pérez was born in Havana, Cuba on January 28, 1853. He is one of the most renowned writers in the history of Cuba and Latin America. He essentially devoted his life to the cause of independence and to the foundation of a new Cuban nation. As we perceive in the Montecristi Manifesto, Martí was a talented humanist.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party by Diego Asencio Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party by Diego Asencio July 28, 2011 $2.99 103383 words Sample 10%
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
Historias Insólitas de la Historia Argentina by Daniel Balmaceda Historias Insólitas de la Historia Argentina by Daniel Balmaceda July 25, 2011 $6.99 71271 words Sample 15%
Un acercamiento fresco y desprejuiciado a los grandes protagonistas y sucesos de la historia argentina. Una atractiva versión de la “historia como no nos la contaron”, por uno de los escritores más vendidos en temas históricos.
A Carta de Pero Vaz de Caminha by Jonas Caldas A Carta de Pero Vaz de Caminha by Jonas Caldas July 04, 2011 $0.99 7864 words Sample 15%
Escrivao da frota de Cabral, Pero Vaz de Caminha redigiu esta carta ao rei Dom Manuel para comunicar-lhe o descobrimento das novas terras. Datada de Porto Seguro, no dia 1º de maio de 1500, foi levada a Lisboa por Gaspar de Lemos, comandante do navio de mantimentos da frota; e o primeiro documento escrito da historia brasileira.
Mamá Lolita by Lina Zerón Mamá Lolita by Lina Zerón April 20, 2011 $4.30 28163 words
Apasionante novela, que nos relata parte de los acontecimientos mas importantes del pueblo de Cotija Michoacán, 1918, cuando Inés Chávez el Indio y sus hordas devastaron gran parte del estado y sobre todo el pueblo de Cotija de la Paz.
A Brief History Of The Incas: From Rise, Through Reign, To Ruin by Brien Foerster A Brief History Of The Incas: From Rise, Through Reign, To Ruin by Brien Foerster April 08, 2011 $4.95 23810 words Sample 15%
I wrote this book because as a frequent visitor to Cuzco, and the Inca world, there are no economically priced and pocket sized Inca history books available in Peru or in fact anywhere in English. The book covers the complete history of the Inca from their roots, to their downfall as the result of the Spanish conquest. Many color photos and maps guide the reader through the story of the Inca.
De Cuentos by Enrique Epelbon De Cuentos by Enrique Epelbon March 03, 2011 $6.90 35503 words
De cuentos" es una antología del escritor Enrique Epelbon, donde se pueden encontrar cuentos cortos escritos con claridad y en un español sencillo, propio de su origen argentino. Cuenta historias envueltas en un humor a veces cínico que caracterizan al autor
Brazilian Scrub by Alan Cannell Brazilian Scrub by Alan Cannell Dec. 17, 2010 $2.99 70170 words Sample 60%
Robert Burke, is kidnapped in the trunk of a rental car in the middle of a shanty-town gunfight. Brazilian Scrub is the story of how he got there as well as the story of the tragic mayhem of urban violence, sex, drugs and police corruption that plagues Brazilian cities. The background notes include the huge and largely forgotten contribution of the Irish and Confederate Americans to Latin America
Justicia e Injusticias en Venezuela: Estudios de Historia Social del Derecho by Rogelio Pérez Perdomo Justicia e Injusticias en Venezuela: Estudios de Historia Social del Derecho by Rogelio Pérez Perdomo June 11, 2010 $7.99 99596 words Sample 20%
Analysis of institutions of law, politics, and reform in Venezuela 1780-2000, from the leading voice. El tema principal es la relación entre la justicia y la política. No está explorada usando una hipótesis sencilla, e.g. que la justicia ha estado siempre al servicio de la política. Tal tipo de hipótesis empobrecería el análisis... El aparato de justicia es necessario pero es peligroso.
River of the Amazons by Ralph Moore River of the Amazons by Ralph Moore July 09, 2009 $8.00 57278 words Sample 30%
The story is about a Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana, and his companions who were the first Europeans to navigate the Amazon River. A priest went with them, and the major part of this book is a retelling of his firsthand account of the voyage. It is a story about brave men in a tale of true action and adventure, both as history and as enlightening and entertaining reading.