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Los Lísperguer Wittemberg: una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer Wittemberg: las vivencias europeas de un intrépido cortesano
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 204,930. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer, abuelo de la célebre "la Quintrala", uno de los tópicos literarios más importantes de Chile, no sólo tuvo un glorioso pasado en el Perú y Chile colonial, sino que también, tuvo un interesante pasado pre-americano, compartiendo vivencias junto al Emperador Carlos V y otros destacados personajes del imperio en Alemania, los Países Bajos, España e Inglaterra.
Not All Reforms Are Big: The Development of the Field Staff during the Root Era Reforms: Professionalism in Spanish-American War in 1898, Cuban and Philippine Campaign, Pershing’s Punitive Expedition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Spanish American War was a turning point in the history of the United States Army. While the US Army was successful in its operational mission of defeating the Spanish in Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico in 1898, it suffered from significant issues in administration.
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.
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.
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.
Insurgents to Presidents: Contemporary Civil-Military Relations in Brazil, El Salvador, and Uruguay - Iron Lady Dilma Rousseff, Comandate Gonzalez, Sanchez Ceren Legacy, Pepe the Revolutionary, Mujica
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
This study analyzes contemporary civil-military relations in three Latin American countries: Brazil, El Salvador, and Uruguay. Since 2010, each country has elected a president who was previously an armed insurgent resisting authoritarian regimes of the 1970s and 1980s.
Changing Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship: China's Economic Interest in Latin America, Military Cooperation, U.S. Trade with Mexico, American Foreign Policy Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Current research indicates a growing Chinese interest in Latin America that has driven tighter economic and organizational involvement in the region. Arguably, this growing relationship has challenged United States' hemispheric policy.
A Game of Simon Says: Latin America's Left Turn and Its Effects on U.S. Security - Trend Toward Communism, Venezuela's Chavez and Bolivia's Morales, LAC, Mexico, Need for Fairer Trade Agreements, Aid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This research will determine why leftism is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean and whether U.S. national security is being threatened.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Examining the Issue of Enslaving Native Americans
Series: History and Historical Fiction ยท Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
In 1550-51, Bartolomé de las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, in the Valladolid Debate, attempted to settle the issue of whether or not Native Americans should have been enslaved, given sanction by the Pope. Both carefully argued their side, las Casas stating emphatically, through his "Apología," that Native Americans were not all uncivilized and that only Canaanite tribes could be enslaved.
Eu Me Lembro
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Alguns episódios que marcaram a minha adolescência, em Pompéia, SP