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Century of the Wind

The third volume of Eduardo Galeanos Memory of Fire trilogy, Century of the Wind offers a panorama of Galeanos singular vision of the past, turbulent century: from the bucolic New Jersey laboratory of Thomas Alva Edison to the armies of Emil

Galeano, Eduardo

Cuba - A History
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 1152

First published in 1971, "Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom" is still the most important and authoritative book on this complex and often geopolitically significant country, marrying Hugh Thomas' unique skills as arguabl

Thomas Hugh

Faces and Masks
illustrations 312

The second volume of Eduardo Galeanos Memory of Fire trilogy, Faces and Masks is an astonishing Latin American-eye view of the New World in the making. Here is the tangled, cataclysmic history of our hemisphere from the 1700s

Galeano, Eduardo

189 illustrations, 20 in colour 256

Michael Coes Mexico, long recognized as the most readable and authoritative introduction to the regions ancient civilizations, has now been completely revised by Professor Coe and Rex Koontz. This seventh edit

Coe, Michael D., Koontz, Rex

Penguin History of Latin America
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 700

Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portugese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of uphe

Williamson Edwin

Pinochet File

The Pinochet File reveals a record of complicity with atrocity by the U.S. government. The documents, first declassified for the original edition of the book, formed the heart of the campaign to hold Gen. Pinochet accountable for murder, tor

Kornbluh, Peter

Voices from the Other Side
30 photos 256

Since the early 1960s, few other countries have endured more acts of terrorism against civilian targets than Cuba, and the US has had its hand in much of it. This book gives a voice to the victims. Keith Bolender brings to bear the

Bolender, Keith, Chomsky, Noam

We Created Chavez
17 photographs, 1 map 352

Since being elected president in 1998, Hugo Chavez has become the face of contemporary Venezuela and, more broadly, anti-capitalist revolution. George Ciccariello-Maher contends that this focus on Chavez has obscured th

Ciccariello-Maher, George