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Military Professionalism and Political Influence: A Case Study of the Mexican Military, 1917-1940 - Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution, Carranza, Obregon, Calles, Cardenas Years, Latin America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study will explore the relationship between military professionalism and military political influence. While many scholars believe that increased military professionalism will "depoliticize" the armed forces, others argue that professionalization encourages the military to assume an active and even dominant role in politics.
The "Roaring Forties" - The Arena for Tomorrow's War, Future Marine Corps Conflicts, Strategic Shipping Lanes and Chokepoints, Latin America, Guerrilla Warfare, Southern Hemisphere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To examine four issues as determinants in the location of future conflicts in which Marine Corps forces would be involved. The United States bases its foreign policy and military preparedness upon blunting general war in Europe.
Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the First Woman in Latin America with a University Degree
Price: Free! Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book Martha Diaz de Kuri presents the biography of Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the first woman to get a degree in Latin America. Not only did she became a surgeon dentist, but a mother and grandmother in times were Woman had different rights. She also lived the changes of the Mexican Revolution and the sufferings of a well off Porfirian family during those troublesome times.
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.
Bolivia tried to kill us- A year trekking and travelling in South America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Why should you never take chocolate onto a Bolivian bus? What do you do when you’ve found out your tent has shrunk when you’re in the Patagonian wilderness? Are there dog hire kiosks in South America? Should you give up successful careers to go looking for the answers to these questions?? We did. 12 treks, four dogs and 50 000km of bus travel later we found them. Actually, we found much more...
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
Whispers of Honduras: A Peace Corps Experience
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peace Corps Honduras Volunteer account of life in a rural, mountain village in Olancho from 1997-99 and a return there in 2007. Additionally, travels around the country, including Garifuna villages, are highlighted through words and photos. "Return to Hondo" chapters capture the beauty of visiting friends and the joy of travel.
Conversations Among Buterflies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Their Latin America honeymoon turned nightmare, a couple from the United States collide with the life and death struggles of a faltering revolution and a military junta with crumbling legitimacy. Also caught in the crossfire, is a family of campesinos simply trying to survive.
Punto de Amor (Espanol)
Series: fantasy · Romantic Comedy · Celtic Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: Spanish. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Cuatro hombres jóvenes, mientras persiguen pollos en Sudáfrica, son atacados por un animal salvaje y encuentran a una hermosa mujer joven.
Revolution Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Western
Carlos Almanzor has been the ruler of his country for 37 years. Now in his seventies, he is seeing enemies around every corner. With good reason: his Vice-President, Manuel Jimenez, though outwardly loyal, is burning with frustration at his subordinate position. Meanwhile, Carlos’ estranged, imprisoned wife Juanita recalls the revolution that brought him to power, and how he changed over time.