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  • Blood of Brothers

    Blood of Brothers
    av Stephen Kinzer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674025936

    In 1976, at age twenty-five, Stephen Kinzer arrived in Nicaragua as a freelance journalist—and became a witness to history. He returned many times during the years that followed, becoming Latin America correspondent for the Boston Globe in 198…

  • Bitter Fruit

    Bitter Fruit
    av Stephen Schlesinger

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674019300

    Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the rel…

  • Living Standards in Latin American History

    Living Standards in Latin American History

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055858

    Latin America’s widespread poverty and multi-dimensioned inequalities have long perplexed and provoked observers. Until recently, economic historians could not contribute much to the discussion of living standards and inequality, because quant…

  • Titu Cusi

    Titu Cusi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674019737

    First written in 1570, this work now published for the first time in modern Spanish with an English translation sheds light on the Inqa (Inca) world. The writing of Instrucción followed more than a decade of negotiations and skirmishes between Inqa…

  • The Other Latinos

    The Other Latinos

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674025899

    The Other Latinos addresses an important topic: the presence in the United States of Latin American and Caribbean immigrants from countries other than Mexico, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Focusing on the Andes, Central America, and Brazil, the book brings…

  • Social Partnering in Latin America

    Social Partnering in Latin America
    av Social Enterprise Knowledge Network SEKN

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674015807

    Can businesses collaborate with nonprofit organizations? Drawing lessons from 24 cases of cross-sector partnerships spanning the hemisphere, Social Partnering in Latin America analyzes how businesses and nonprofits are creating partnerships to move…

  • Effective Management of Social Enterprises

    Effective Management of Social Enterprises

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674021235

    What makes civil society organizations effective performers? What are key practices for businesses creating social value activities as a part of their overall operations? Business leaders have long analyzed corporate practices; this book represents…

  • The Revolution in Venezuela

    The Revolution in Venezuela

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674061385

    Is Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution under Hugo Chávez truly revolutionary? Most books and articles tend to view the Chávez government in an either-or fashion. Some see the president as the shining knight of twenty-first-century socialism, whi…

  • The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century

    The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017986

    How can Cuba address the challenges of economic development and transformation that have bedeviled so many Latin American and Eastern European countries? What are the universally common macroeconomic and societal challenges it faces and the specific…

  • Integrating the Americas

    Integrating the Americas

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674014848

    Where Latin American government leaders once looked at free trade agreements as solely about trade and trading policies, they are increasingly viewing them as the next beacon of hope in the long and arduous road of economic reform. Integrating the A…

  • Brazil through the Eyes of William James

    Brazil through the Eyes of William James
    av William James

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674021334

    In 1865, twenty-three-year-old William James began his studies at the Harvard Medical School. When he learned that one of his most esteemed professors, Louis Agassiz, then director of the recently established Museum of Comparative Zoology, was prepa…

  • Cuban Economic and Social Development

    Cuban Economic and Social Development

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674062436

    The Cuban economy has been transformed over the course of the last decade, and these changes are now likely to accelerate. In this edited volume, prominent Cuban economists and sociologists present a clear analysis of Cuba’s economic and socia…

  • Social Policies and Decentralization in Cuba

    Social Policies and Decentralization in Cuba

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975309

    Cuba has long been a social policy pioneer in Latin America. Since the 1959 revolution, its government has developed ambitious social policies to address health care, higher education, employment, the environment, and broad social inequalities, amon…

  • Passing Lines

    Passing Lines

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674018853

    Passing Lines seeks to stimulate dialogue on the role of sexuality and sexual orientation in immigration to the U.S. from Latin America and the Caribbean. The book looks at the complexities, inconsistencies, and paradoxes of immigration from the poi…

  • The United States and Latin America

    The United States and Latin America

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674925953

    The end of the Cold War removed hemispheric security from the top of the agenda of U.S.-Latin American relations. Democracy, trade and investment, drugs, and migration rose in importance. Pressures to eliminate the anachronistic U.S. embargo on Cuba…

  • Poverty and Poverty Alleviation Strategies in North America

    Poverty and Poverty Alleviation Strategies in North America

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674035379

    This book is a dialogue about poverty in North America, especially in Mexico and the United States. Poverty has different roots and different manifestations, and requires different responses, whether in the Mississippi delta, in Native American rese…

  • Manifest Destinies and Indigenous Peoples

    Manifest Destinies and Indigenous Peoples

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674033139

    How was frontier expansion rationalized in the Americas during the late nineteenth century? As new states fleshed out expanded national maps, how did they represent their advances? Were there any distinct pan-American patterns? The renowned anthropo…

  • Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin America

    Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin America

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674019652

    Latin America is a profoundly philanthropic region with deeply rooted traditions of solidarity with the less fortunate. Recently, different forms of philanthropy are emerging in the region, often involving community organization and social change. T…

  • Proclaiming Revolution: Bolivia in Comparative Perspective

    Proclaiming Revolution: Bolivia in Comparative Perspective

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674011410

    The fiftieth anniversary of the 1952 Revolution in Bolivia offered an opportunity to explore contrasting visions about change in this often overlooked country from a comparative perspective. Blending the approaches of history and the social sciences…

  • Reflections on Memory and Democracy

    Reflections on Memory and Democracy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088290

    What is the role of history in the life of new democracies? In this volume, twelve reflections—the work of journalists, writers and poets, literary critics, political scientists, historians, philosophers, economists, and linguists—explor…

  • The Politics of Ethnicity

    The Politics of Ethnicity

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674009646

    The indigenous people of the hemisphere have resisted a five-hundred-year assault, fighting to maintain their cultural identities. During this time, authorities in the Americas have insisted that the toleration of indigenous societies and cultures w…

  • Pedro Reyes

    Pedro Reyes

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674025158

    For more than a decade the Mexico City–based artist, architect, and cultural agent Pedro Reyes has been turning existing social problems into opportunities for effecting tangible change through collective imagination. By breaking open failed m…

  • Portraits of an Invisible Country

    Portraits of an Invisible Country

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055865

    In 2003, Jorge Mario Múnera won the Latino and Latin American Art Forum Prize at Harvard University, which entitled him to produce and present an exhibit at Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. By this time, Múnera ha…

  • The Colombian Economy in the 20th Century

    The Colombian Economy in the 20th Century
    av James A. Robinson, Miguel Urrutia Montoya, Adolfo Meisel

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674053380

    This wide-ranging book looks at many aspects of Colombia's recent economic history, from foreign trade to fiscal policy. The editors have assembled a who's who of Colombian economic thinkers, including Adolfo Meisel, Roberto Junguito, and Salomon Ka…

  • The Cuban Economy in a New Era

    The Cuban Economy in a New Era

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674980358

    Cuba’s economy has grown hardly at all during Raúl Castro’s presidency (beginning in 2006), hit by the economic collapse of its Venezuelan partner and burdened by a legacy of decayed infrastructure, a bankrupt sugar industry, and stagnan…

  • Socially Inclusive Business

    Socially Inclusive Business

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674053366

    The idea that market mechanisms can mobilize social change by engaging the poor in win-win scenarios is gaining increased world attention. Companies, social sector organizations, and development agencies are all beginning to glean the potential that…

  • The United States and Latin America

    The United States and Latin America
    av Victor Bulmer-Thomas, James Dunkerley, Victor Bulmer-Thomas

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674925960

    The end of the Cold War removed hemispheric security from the top of the agenda of US-Latin American relations. Democracy, trade and investment, drugs and migration rose in importance. Pressures to eliminate the anachronistic US embargo on Cuba incr…

  • Globalization and the Rural Environment

    Globalization and the Rural Environment

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005310

    As the world transitions from an industrial society to an information society, agriculture has undergone a dramatic transformation. Food production in the 20th century was transformed by three revolutions: first mechanical, then genetic, and finally…