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La Silla Vacía
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: Spanish. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Essay » Political
La Silla Vacía es un texto de análisis sociopolítico, de historia latinoamericana y colombiana, así como una investigación precisa y concreta de las razones políticas, estratégicas y socio-culturales por las cuales el gobierno colombiano en cabeza de Andrés Pastrana Arango (1998-2002) y la sociedad colombiana no pudieron concretar un proceso de paz serio y sostenido con el gobierno nacional.
Cóndor el Aire-Operación Anorí
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,730. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Essay » Political
Descripción analítico-histórica de la Operación Anorí que condujo a la baja en combate de los hermanos Manuel y Antonio Vásquez Castaño fundadores del Eln, situación que condujo al grupo terrorista al borde de la extinción, como consecuencia de la presión del Ejército colombiano, coyuntura política desaprovechada por el Estado colombiano, por ambiciones politiqueras del presidente Alfonso López.
Cangalli: An American Company Searches for an Ancient River of Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Gold mining had been going on for four hundred years in an area known as the Tipuani Gold District of Bolivia. One small gold company from Denver, was convinced that their 5,000 acre site held evidence of an ancient river system. Modern technology of today was able to capture these small particles of gold. True story recorder by the author and later became a shareholder.
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.
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.
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.
Conquistadors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » War
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.
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.