Books tagged: venezuela

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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.
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.
Meeting Ananias
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Tri-Pillar Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Lutheran
For more than 25 years, Pastor James Tino has been inspiring people in congregations and classrooms around the world with real-life examples of God’s grace and power at work! Now, for the first time, Rev. Tino shares ten of his favorite stories in one volume, filled with lessons from God that he learned while serving as a missionary in Venezuela.
Venezuela después de Chávez - Un Balance Necesario
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 52,990. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
El chavismo es, posiblemente, una de las corrientes políticas de mayor peso a nivel internacional en lo que va del siglo XXI. ¿Cuáles fueron las razones de esta gran influencia? ¿Cuáles son ahora las razones de la decadencia? En definitiva: qué representa el chavismo y qué significó verdaderamente la figura de Hugo Chávez? En este libro la LIT-CI expone sus posiciones sobre el tema.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
LA HISTORIA DE AMERICA LATINA en el último medio siglo es un “drama en tres actos”. Primer acto: dictaduras derrotan a la izquierda armada en el terreno militar. Segundo acto: regresa la democracia, y el fin del comunismo soviético, coincide con una década de “economías de libre mercado” (los años ‘90) Tercer acto: los antiguos guerrilleros toman el poder en casi todos los países.
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.
The Maduro Papers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Some observations about the Venezuelan President elected in April 2013.His victory is being questioned as I write but how did he behave during the days of Chavez? How might he behave now? I have used these questions as a sub-plot to a novel I wrote earlier this year entitled, "Swimming in Oil". These notes may spur you to read the book - I hope so.
Chávez, Maduro and the shame of Venezuelan hunger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A short essay advocating why only free market economics can be a solution to the daily indignity of queuing for basic foodstuffs in what should be a booming oil economy.