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Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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.
Historias Insólitas de la Historia Argentina
By Daniel Balmaceda
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Category: 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.
A Carta de Pero Vaz de Caminha
By Jonas Caldas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Escrivao da frota de Cabral, Pero Vaz de Caminha redigiu esta carta ao rei Dom Manuel para comunicar-lhe o descobrimento das novas terras. Datada de Porto Seguro, no dia 1º de maio de 1500, foi levada a Lisboa por Gaspar de Lemos, comandante do navio de mantimentos da frota; e o primeiro documento escrito da historia brasileira.
Mamá Lolita
By Lina Zerón
Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Apasionante novela, que nos relata parte de los acontecimientos mas importantes del pueblo de Cotija Michoacán, 1918, cuando Inés Chávez el Indio y sus hordas devastaron gran parte del estado y sobre todo el pueblo de Cotija de la Paz.
A Brief History Of The Incas: From Rise, Through Reign, To Ruin
By Brien Foerster
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
De Cuentos
By Enrique Epelbon
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2011 by Emooby. Category: 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
Justicia e Injusticias en Venezuela: Estudios de Historia Social del Derecho
By Rogelio Pérez Perdomo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
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
By Ralph Moore
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2009. Category: 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.