Latin American Countries and Regions

Nicaragua: Emerging From the Shadow of the Eagle

Thomas W. Walker, Christine J. Wade

Sixth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 264 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$45.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

Details the country’s unique history, culture, economics, politics, and foreign relations. The thoroughly revised and updated sixth edition features new material covering political, economic and social developments since 2011.

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Keen’s Latin American Civilization, 2-Volume Set: A Primary Source Reader

Robert M. Buffington, Lila Caimari

Tenth Edition • July 28, 2015 • 707 pages

Print: $75.00 USD/$67.50 CAD

The tenth edition of Keen’s Latin American Civilization inaugurates a new era in the history of this classic anthology by dividing it into two volumes. This first volume retains most of the colonial period sources from the ninth edition but with some significant additions, including new sets of images representing…

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Keen’s Latin American Civilization: A Primary Source Reader, Volume Two: The Modern Era

Robert M. Buffington, Lila Caimari

Tenth Edition • July 28, 2015 • 387 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$59.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

The tenth edition of Keen’s Latin American Civilization inaugurates a new era in the history of this classic anthology by dividing it into two volumes. This second volume retains most of the modern period sources from the ninth edition but with some significant additions including nine new readings on popular…

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Keen’s Latin American Civilization: A Primary Source Reader, Volume One: The Colonial Era

Robert M. Buffington, Lila Caimari

Tenth Edition • July 28, 2015 • 320 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$59.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

The tenth edition of Keen’s Latin American Civilization inaugurates a new era in the history of this classic anthology by dividing it into two volumes. This first volume retains most of the colonial period sources from the ninth edition but with some significant additions, including new sets of images representing…

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Understanding Central America: Global Forces, Rebellion, and Change

John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker

Sixth Edition • July 22, 2014 • 400 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

Understanding Central America explains how domestic, global, political, and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras throughout their histories, during the often-turbulent 1970s and since. The authors explain the origins and development of the region’s political conflicts, their resolution and…

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Latin America: Its Problems and Its Promise: A Multidisciplinary Introduction

Edited by Jan Knippers Black

Fifth Edition • August 1, 2010 • 624 pages

Print: $57.00 USD/$59.99 CAD • Ebook: $36.99 USD/$36.99 CAD

Now in a fifth edition, Latin America has been updated to reflect the region’s growing optimism as economies stabilize, trade diversifies, and political systems become more participatory. This multidisciplinary survey of Latin American history, politics, and society features invited contributions from authorities in a variety of fields. New sections address…

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Mexican History: A Primary Source Reader

Edited by Nora E. Jaffary; Edward W. Osowski; Susie S. Porter

First Edition • September 1, 2009 • 480 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$71.50 CAD • Ebook: $36.99 USD/$36.99 CAD

Mexican History is a comprehensive and innovative primary source reader in Mexican history from the pre-Columbian past to the neoliberal present. Chronologically organized chapters facilitate the book’s assimilation into most course syllabi. Its selection of documents thoughtfully conveys enduring themes of Mexican history—land and labor, indigenous people, religion, and state…

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Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans: New Foreword by Elizabeth Burgos

David Stoll

First Edition • December 25, 2007 • 384 pages

Print: $39.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$26.99 CAD

Rigoberta Menchú is a living legend, a young woman who said that her odyssey from a Mayan Indian village to revolutionary exile was “the story of all poor Guatemalans.” By turning herself into an everywoman, she became a powerful symbol for 500 years of indigenous resistance to colonialism. Her testimony,…

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A Concise Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development

Howard J. Wiarda; Harvey F Kline

Second Edition • July 1, 2006 • 272 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$83.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This succinct overview of the political factors that condition social and economic development in Latin America is the perfect core text in courses on politics, government, social change, and transitions to democracy throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Mexico and Mexico City in the World Economy

Edgar W Butler; James B Pick; W. James Hettrick

First Edition • January 1, 2001 • 408 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

To understand contemporary Mexico, it is absolutely necessary to examine its level of development, and its relationship with the rest of the world. The level of development will, most likely, be related to the world system network, although the concepts are not identical. In Understanding Mexico and Mexico City in…

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