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Neoliberalismo y corrupcion. Los 90: la decada infame de America Latina
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,740. Language: Spanish. Published: August 7, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Esta obra analiza los años 90 en América Latina, caracterizados por políticas de corte neoliberal, duros ajustes económicos y una gran ola de corrupción. Varios mandatarios de esos años fueron o aún son sometidos a juicios por enriquecimiento ilícito, fraude e incluso, lavado de dinero. Por estas páginas desfilan algunos de estos casos.
Enigma of Central America: Drug Highway of the Americas
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 64,130. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This second book of the Latin America Enigma series is a graphic portrayal exploring the history and the people important to the modern reality of Central America. This is the book you must read to understand this volatile part of the world.
La siniestra Triple A. Antesala del infierno en la Argentina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Este libro aborda la genesis y desarrollo de esta organizacion de violencia delictiva llamada Triple A que sembrara persecucion y muerte, abriendo el camino al llamado Proceso Militar de 1976.
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915)
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) ist ein autobiografischer Reisebericht über die Erfahrungen die Josef Maria Feichtner in Amazonien in der Jahrhundertwende als Kautschukhändler sammelte.
Sudamerica: La nueva centro izquierda. ¿Estado de bienestar o demagogia?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
En este libro se exponen las condiciones reales en que deben moverse los gobiernos America Latina: el embate de los monopolios de la informacion, los terminos de intercambio desventajosos y la acechanza de los sectores reaccionarios no dispuestos a ceder terrenos.
Simón Bolívar y Manuela Sáenz. La Coronela y el Libertador
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Esta es la historia de un amor entre dos seres que se amaron por sobre las obligadas distancias y los peligros, por sobre las críticas y los propios demonios.
An Analysis of the FARC in Colombia: Breaking the Frame of FM 3-24 - From the Beginnings of the FARC to the Present, Guerrilla Insurgency, Doctrinal Gaps, Summary of Narrative and Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the narrative of the FARC in Colombia from the perspective of the counterinsurgent and presents a summary of the evolution of the FARC. The Colombian government has achieved recent success against the FARC after more than forty years.
Miranda, una vida universal. (El Desafío de la Historia, Vol. 1)
Price: Free! Words: 31,120. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » South American
Muchos creen que la historia sólo es un asunto de luchas y contiendas políticas, y además, que sólo brinda cabida a los grandes hombres que han conquistado la gloria y el poder mediante nombradas ejecutorias. El contenido de El desafío de la historia abrirá un espacio más amplio, de manera que otras actividades humanas y otra suerte de logros, no menos dignos, también tengan su importante lugar.
Piratas en las costas venezolanas (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 13)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2015 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Este número El Desafío de la Historia contiene artículos fascinantes que abarcan temas de la piratería como El Matelotaje, que se refiere a parejas de hombres entre los bucaneros; las reglas de la vida corsaria; las mujeres piratas más famosas; banderas piratas; la penetración holandesa en el Caribe; las películas más reconocidas y mucho más.
Spanish Horsemen and Horses in the New World
Series: Horses from History, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
History and horsemanship come together in searching for the answers to the questions below. What did the Mexican vaqueros contribute to the development of western horsemanship? What kind of horses did the Conquistadors bring with them from Spain? What happened to the Spanish horses after they reached North and South America?
Drug Trafficking and Police Corruption: A Comparison of Colombia and Mexico - Pablo Escobar, Los Pepes, Medellin, Drug Cartels, Colombia's Success and Mexico's Failure at Reforming the Police
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Police officers working in countries plagued by drug trafficking are often offered a choice between "plata o plomo" ("silver or lead"). Given this option, it is not surprising that levels of police corruption are high in these nation-states.
Los estudiantes del 28. (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 4)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: Spanish. Published: January 25, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » South American
En El Desafío de la Historia, Vol. 4, puedes leer un dossier que habla sobre la famosa Generación del 28, un grupo de muchachos que sacudió a Venezuela del sopor de una horrenda pesadilla que ya era interminable. Este número versa sobre ellos, sobre sus símbolos, su significación histórica, sus testimonios íntimos, sobre ese episodio coetáneo que gira en torno a un barco llamado Falke.
The Strategic Dimension of Chinese Engagement with Latin America - Commercial Activities in Strategic Sectors, Military Relationship, Organized Crime Ties, Triangle with America, Way Forward
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 169,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book brings together in one place essays on those aspects of the expanding People's Republic of China (PRC) engagement with the region relevant to scholars who study issues of defense and security in Latin America.
Return of the Bear? Russia's Ties with Former Soviet Allies in Latin America - Nicaragua, Cuba, Castro, Ortega, Counter-narcotics, Arms Transfers, Putin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Naval Deployments, Bases
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Comparing Soviet ties with Cuba and Sandinista-led Nicaragua during the Cold War to Russian ties with Cuba and Nicaragua today, this study finds that Russia's reengagement with former Soviet allies in Latin America does not portend a return of the Soviet "bear" to the U.S. periphery.
Rio de Janeiro and Medellin: Similar Challenges, Different Approaches - Brazil and Colombia Police, Military Heritage, Community Policing, Narcis Serra, Max Ungar, Youth Programs, Urban Projects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Medellin, Colombia, are large urban cities that have struggled with public insecurity caused by illegal armed groups. Both have developed new programs to address areas of violence and parts of the cities that have become marginalized.
Ecuador: A Low-Threat Environment for Drug Trafficking - Cocaine Trade, Rafael Correa, Cartels, Andes Narcotics, Mexico, Transnational Crime Organizations, U.S.-Ecuadorian Relations, Money Laundering
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Ecuador's role in the cocaine trade has historically differed from its drug-trafficking neighbors. This Andean country traditionally serves as a transshipment hub for illegal narcotics, precursor chemicals, and a place to launder money.
Understanding Islam and Its Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean - Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorist Attack Targets and Support, Today's Islamic Threat, Regional Engagement and Cooperation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, addresses the debate between those who believe in a general Islamic threat, and others who see a small band of religious fanatics who have hijacked Islam from the moderate majority.
Countering Transnational Organized Crime: How Special Operations Forces Build National Police Capacity in Latin America - TCOs in Bolivia, Colombia, Junglas, Honduras, Narcotics and Drug Trafficking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
Transnational organized crime is the principal security threat in Latin America. Beginning in the 1980s, US Special Forces partnered with national police units in Latin America. Initial efforts focused on countering drug trafficking.
Flight Plight: An Examination of Contemporary Humanitarian Immigration from Honduras, Cuba, and Syria to the United States with Considerations for National Security - Cuban Adjustment Act, ICE, Visas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
The study explores how the United States can balance its identity as a nation of immigrants with its increasing security concerns within forced migrant populations. The research describes various philosophies of and motives for migration and the United States' role as an international destination for refugees.
Competing Claims Among Argentina, Chile, and Great Britain in the Antarctic: Economic and Geopolitical Undercurrents - Treaty, Geopolitical Perspectives, U.S. Interests, Falklands Malvinas Conflict
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Antarctic continent holds a vast economic potential in both renewable and non-renewable resources. Therefore, the sovereignty of the continent, and in particular the Antarctic peninsula and Weddell Sea areas, has been a key issue between the two Southern Cone nations of Argentina and Chile for hundreds of years.