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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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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
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Price: Free! Words: 37,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Venezuela.
Conquistadors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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
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Series: Amerca's Secret Weapon, 9781452476131. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
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