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80 días en Malvinas
Price: Free! Words: 37,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » War
El accionar de la Agrupación de Buzos Tácticos en el Conflicto Bélico del Atlántico Sur de 1982
Historias Insólitas de la Historia Argentina
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Categories: 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.
Justicia e Injusticias en Venezuela: Estudios de Historia Social del Derecho
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,450. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2010 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » History » South American
Analysis of institutions of law, politics, and reform in Venezuela 1780-2000, from the leading voice. El tema principal es la relación entre la justicia y la política. No está explorada usando una hipótesis sencilla, e.g. que la justicia ha estado siempre al servicio de la política. Tal tipo de hipótesis empobrecería el análisis... El aparato de justicia es necessario pero es peligroso.
River of the Amazons
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
The story is about a Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana, and his companions who were the first Europeans to navigate the Amazon River. A priest went with them, and the major part of this book is a retelling of his firsthand account of the voyage. It is a story about brave men in a tale of true action and adventure, both as history and as enlightening and entertaining reading.
General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » South American
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.
A Brief History Of The Incas: From Rise, Through Reign, To Ruin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » South American
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.
Venezuela in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Rural and Urban Life, Security, Religion, Hugo Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Traditions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 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 Venezuela.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Petróleo, mucho más que oro negro (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 30)
Price: $0.99 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.
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.
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.
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: $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.