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China - Latin America Military Engagement: Good Will, Good Business, and Strategic Position - Cuba, Colombia, FARC, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Chavez, Arms Sales, Space Cooperation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » South American
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.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » South American
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.
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
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!
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Brazil.
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Brazil's Rise to Global Power - Bolsa Familia, Neoliberal Reform and Trade Partnerships, Military Capabilities, Defense Spending, Soft Power Projection, Role in International Organizations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » South American
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study assesses the rise of Brazil as a global power.
VALVERDE'S GOLD: The Royal Geographical Society Llanganati Papers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
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!
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.
Lust for Inca Gold: Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 249,950. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
LUST FOR INCA GOLD is a masterful blend of history, biography, legend and storytelling, providing a definitive account of the Llanganati Treasure Story and much, much, more.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: 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.
Petróleo, mucho más que oro negro (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 30)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
En esta edición, El Desafío de la Historia ofrece a nuestros lectores un dossier que toma el tema del petróleo en Venezuela y lo mira desde variados ángulos. El petróleo fue el factor que transformó la vida cotidiana de millones de venezolanos y lo que antes era un país predominantemente rural se convirtió en un país lleno de metrópolis modernas.
Persistent Engagement in Columbia - FARC, Rise of the Drug Cartels, Narcoinsurgencies, Uribe Era, Santos Era, Counternarcotics, Background and Lessons Learned, Special Operations Forces (SOF)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph analyzes United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) assistance to Colombia in the context of decades of counterinsurgency and counternarcotics operations.
Peru in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Quechua Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Lima, Arequipa, Trujillo, Pizarro's Conquest, Fujimori, Selva, Mochica, Chimu, Incas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Peru.
El Reino del Terror
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Vivido por el autor cuando estuvo detenido en un centro de tortura de Alfredo Stroessner, esta es la historia, minuciosamente investigada, sobre el dictador más longevo en Sudamérica el siglo XX. Revela todo: las manipulaciones políticas, el apoyo estadounidense, la corrupción, el narcotráfico, los vínculos con los nazis, las aberraciones sexuales y, aún más importante – la Operación Cóndor.
Los estudiantes del 28. (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 4)
Price: $4.99 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.
De Cuentos
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2011 by Emooby. Categories: 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
Evaluation of the United States Drug War Policy Abroad: A Case Study in Colombia - Narco-Trafficking, Interdiction of Cocaine, Illicit Drugs, Blackmarket, FARC, ELN, AUC, Incentive in the Coca Trade
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
As the United States continues to recover from the greatest recession since the Great Depression, the U.S. government must find cost savings. Therefore, this project aimed to find efficiencies through reallocating funds from a program proven ineffective.
Los Puertos de Venezuela (El Desafío de la Historia, Vol. 45)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Destacan el puerto de Gibraltar, de fundamental importancia en el siglo XVII; Cumaná, Maracaibo, Puerto Cabello, y para coronar, La Guaira. Aparte de esto tenemos interesantes artículos variados. Uno sobre Laureano Vallenilla Lanz, otro sobre los vuelos de El Libertador; y como siempre, nuestras columnas fijas, son de lectura obligada.