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  • A Small Place

    A Small Place
    av Jamaica Kincaid

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374527075

    A brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua--by the author of "Annie John"""If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land at the V. C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (…

  • Che Guevara

    Che Guevara
    av Jon Lee Anderson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802144119

    Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America and the developing world through armed revolution. Jon Lee Anders…

  • The Sexual Practices of Quodoushka

    The Sexual Practices of Quodoushka
    av Amara Charles

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594773570

    Based on ancient Mayan, Olmec, and Toltec teachings passed down through the generations by the Twisted Hair Nagual Elders of the Sweet Medicine Sundance Path, the practice of Quodoushka offers practical guidance on sex, intimacy, and relationships a…

  • The Coolie Speaks

    The Coolie Speaks
    av Lisa Yun

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592135820

    A remarkable examination of bondage in Cuba that probes questions of slavery, freedom and race

  • Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States

    Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806163215

    Centuries of colonization and other factors have disrupted indigenous communities' ability to control their own food systems. This volume explores the meaning and importance of food sovereignty for Native peoples in the United States, and asks wheth…

  • We Are Cuba!

    We Are Cuba!
    av Helen Yaffe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230031

    The extraordinary account of the Cuban people's struggle for survival in a post-Soviet world In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developm…

  • Breaking the Maya Code

    Breaking the Maya Code
    av Michael D. Coe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500289556

    The Third Edition of this classic account of the inside story of one of the major intellectual breakthroughs of our time - the last great decipherment of an ancient script - revised and brought right up to date with the latest developments. 113 illu…

  • The Early Olmec and Mesoamerica

    The Early Olmec and Mesoamerica

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107107670

    The Early Formative Olmec are central in a wide variety of debates regarding the development of Mesoamerican societies. A fundamental issue in Olmec archaeology is the nature of interregional interaction among contemporaneous societies and the possi…

  • Fifth Sun

    Fifth Sun
    av Camilla Townsend

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190673062

    In November 1519, Hernando Cortes walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story-and the story of what happened afterwards-has been told many times, but always following the narra…

  • American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

    American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
    av Colin Woodard

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143122029

    ANew RepublicBest Book of the Year The GlobalistTop Books of the Year Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Non-fiction Particularly relevant in understanding who voted for who in this presidential election year, this is an endlessly fascinating…

  • Thundersticks

    Thundersticks
    av David J. Silverman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737471

    The adoption of firearms by American Indians between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries marked a turning point in the history of North America's indigenous peoples?a cultural earthquake so profound, says David Silverman, that its impact has ye…

  • The Haitian Revolution

    The Haitian Revolution
    av Toussaint L'Ouverture

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788736572

    Toussaint L'Ouverture was the leader of the Haitian Revolution in the late eighteenth century, in which slaves rebelled against their masters and established the first black republic. In this collection of his writings and speeches, former Haitian p…

  • General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 6

    General History of the Caribbean UNESCO Volume 6
    av Na Na

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403975942

    Volume6 looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The authors examine how the lingual diversity of the region has affected…

  • The Broken Spears

    The Broken Spears
    av Miguel Leon-Portilla

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807055007

    Describes ancient Aztec civilization and presents Native American accounts of the persecution and slaughter that accompanied Cortes' conquest of Mexico.

  • The Aztecs

    The Aztecs
    av Michael E. Smith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405194976

    The Aztecs brings to life one of the best-known indigenous civilizations of the Americas in a vivid, comprehensive account of the ancient Aztecs. * A thorough examination of Aztec origins and civilization including religion, science, and thought * I…

  • Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, 1670-1776

    Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, 1670-1776
    av Natalie A. Zacek

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107518346

    Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, 1670-1776 is the first study of the history of the federated colony of the Leeward Islands - Antigua, Montserrat, Nevis, and St Kitts - that covers all four islands in the period from their independenc…

  • Being Together in Place

    Being Together in Place
    av Soren C. Larsen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902223

    Being Together in Place explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests and concerns. Grounded in three sites-the Cheslatta-Carrier traditional terr…

  • Being Together in Place

    Being Together in Place
    av Soren C. Larsen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902216

    Being Together in Place explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests and concerns. Grounded in three sites-the Cheslatta-Carrier traditional terr…

  • State of War

    State of War
    av William Wheeler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781733623728

    "A gripping, electrifying study of the brutal Salvadoran gang culture." -- Mark Danner, author of The Massacre at El Mozote One of President Donald Trump's favorite rhetorical motifs is stoking fear that members of the MS-13 gang from El Salvador in…

  • Ancient Maya

    Ancient Maya
    av Arthur Demarest

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521533904

    In this new archaeological study, Arthur Demarest brings the lost pre-Columbian civilization of the Maya to life. In applying a holistic perspective to the most recent evidence from archaeology, paleoecology, and epigraphy, this theoretical interpre…

  • An Indigenous Peoples' History Of The United States

    An Indigenous Peoples' History Of The United States
    av Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807057834

    2015 Recipient of the American Book Award The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly t…

  • Indigenizing Philosophy through the Land

    Indigenizing Philosophy through the Land
    av Brian Burkhart

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611863307

    Land is key to the operations of coloniality, but the power of the land is also the key anticolonial force that grounds Indigenous liberation. This work is an attempt to articulate the nature of land as a material, conceptual, and ontological founda…

  • The Rise and Fall of North American Indians

    The Rise and Fall of North American Indians
    av William P. Brandon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570984525

    In this expansive one-volume account of the native peoples of North America, eminent historian William Brandon-who devoted much of his life to examining this subject-presents this revelatory history of the development and culture of the native peopl…

  • En liten plats

    En liten plats
    av Jamaica Kincaid, Stefan Jonsson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188253026

    Jamaica Kincaid föddes 1949 som Elaine Potter Richardson på den karibiska ön Antigua, som då fortfarande var en brittisk koloni. I tonåren skickades hon av sin mor till USA för att arbeta som au pair och det skulle dröja tjugo år innan hon åter besö…

  • Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People

    Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People
    av Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807049396

    Spanning more than 400 years, this classic bottom-up history examines the legacy of Indigenous peoples' resistance, resilience, and steadfast fight against imperialism. Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men i…

  • The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

    The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
    av Douglas Preston

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781455540013

    The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, named one of the best books of the year by The Boston Globe and National Geographic: acclaimed journalist Douglas Preston takes readers on a true adventure deep into the Honduran rainforest i…

  • Conquest

    Conquest
    av Hugh Thomas

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780671511043

    Drawing on newly discovered sources and writing with brilliance, drama, and profound historical insight, Hugh Thomas presents an engrossing narrative of one of the most significant events of Western history. Ringing with the fury of two great empire…

  • El Salvador En La Revolucian Centroamericana: Imperialismo Y Revolucian En Centroamarica Tomo 2

    El Salvador En La Revolucian Centroamericana: Imperialismo Y Revolucian En Centroamarica Tomo 2
    av Roque Dalton

    Häftad - 2011 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781921438943

    Roque Dalton was El Salvador's most prominent poet and intellectual and an authority on the history and politics of Central America. In this unpublished book, he reviews the 1932 popular insurrection in El Salvador and the decades of military repres…

  • 500 Years Of Resistance Comic Book

    500 Years Of Resistance Comic Book
    av Gord Hill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551523606

    A powerful and historically accurate graphic portrayal of Indigenous peoples' resistance to the European colonization of the Americas, beginning with the Spanish invasion under Christopher Columbus and ending with the Six Nations land reclamation in…

  • Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

    Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
    av Sudhir Hazareesingh

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374112660

    Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize Named a best book of the year by the The Economist Times Literary Supplement New Statesman "Black Spartacus is a tour de force: by far the most complete, authoritative and persuasive biography of Toussai…

  • Silencing The Past (20th Anniversary Edition)

    Silencing The Past (20th Anniversary Edition)
    av Michel-Rolph Trouillot

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807080535

    Foreword by Hazel V. Carby A modern classic about power and the making of history, with a new foreword by a prominent scholar Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust a…

  • The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

    The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down
    av Colin Woodard

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156034623

    Describes how a group of powerful pirate captains, led by Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and "Black Sam" Bellamy, joined forces to create not only a cadre of thieves but also to establish a distinctive form of democracy in the Bahamas, one that ultimatel…

  • The New World of Martin Cortes

    The New World of Martin Cortes
    av Anna Lanyon

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306814211

    As the once-great Aztec empire lay in ruins, an illegitimate child was born to its conqueror, Hernan Cortes. The product of a union between the famous conquistador and his Mayan slave woman and translator, Malinche, the child was named Martin Cortes…

  • The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld

    The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld
    av T. J. English

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062568960

    "A mob saga that has it all--brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read." --Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Borde…

  • The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld

    The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld
    av T. J. English

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062568953

    "A mob saga that has it all--brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read." -- Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Forc…

  • Jungle of Stone

    Jungle of Stone
    av William Carlsen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062407405

    New York Times Bestseller (Expeditions) * THE "MASTERFUL CHRONICLE"* OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE LEGENDARY LOST CIVILIZATION OF THE MAYA--AN "ADVENTURE TALE THAT MAKES INDIANA JONES LOOK TAME"* In 1839, rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins b…

  • The Common Wind

    The Common Wind
    av Julius Scott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788732482

    The Common Wind is a gripping and colorful account of the intercontinental networks that tied together the free and enslaved masses of the New World. Having delved deep into the gray obscurity of official eighteenth-century records in Spanish, Engli…

  • The Common Wind

    The Common Wind
    av Julius Scott

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788732475

    A remarkable intellectual history of the slave revolts that made the modern revolutionary era Out of the grey expanse of official records in Spanish, English and French, The Common Wind provides a gripping and colorful account of inter-continental c…

  • In Search of Captain Zero

    In Search of Captain Zero
    av A. C. Weisbecker

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585421770

    In 1996, Allan Weisbecker sold his home and his possessions, loaded his dog and surfboards into his truck, and set off in search of his long-time surfing companion, Patrick, who had vanished into the depths of Central America. In this rollicking mem…

  • The Massacre at El Mozote

    The Massacre at El Mozote
    av Danner

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679755258

    In December 1981 soldiers of the Salvadoran Army's select, American-trained Atlacatl Battalion entered the village of El Mozote, where they murdered hundreds of men, women, and children, often by decapitation. Although reports of the massacre -- and…

  • A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

    A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies
    av Bartholomew De Las Casas

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781511630009

  • Lost Realms: Book Iv Of The Earth Chronicles (M) (New Editio

    Lost Realms: Book Iv Of The Earth Chronicles (M) (New Editio
    av Zecharia Sitchin

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061379253

    In the sixteenth century, Spanish conquerors came to the New World in search of El Dorado, the fabled city of gold. Instead, they encountered inexplicable phenomena that have puzzled scholars and historians ever since: massive stone edifices constru…

  • When Montezuma Met Cortes

    When Montezuma Met Cortes
    av Matthew Restall

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062427267

    On November 8th, 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes first met Montezuma, the Aztec emperor, at the entrance to the capital city of Tenochtitlan. This introduction-the prelude to the Spanish seizure of Mexico City and to European coloniza…

  • Buccaneers of the Caribbean: How Piracy Forged an Empire

    Buccaneers of the Caribbean: How Piracy Forged an Empire
    av Jon Latimer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674034037

    During the seventeenth century, sea raiders known as buccaneers controlled the Caribbean. Buccaneers were not pirates but privateers, licensed to attack the Spanish by the governments of England, France, and Holland. Jon Latimer charts the exploits…

  • Island on Fire

    Island on Fire
    av Tom Zoellner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984301

    From a New York Times bestselling author, a gripping account of the slave rebellion that led to the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. For five horrific weeks after Christmas in 1831, Jamaica was convulsed by an uprising of its enslaved peo…

  • Mni Wiconi/Water is Life

    Mni Wiconi/Water is Life
    av John Willis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938086663

    Viewing Mni Wiconi (Sacred Water of Life) and the No Dakota Access Movement as an isolated happening without acknowledging historical, cultural, and systematic circumstances leading up to it makes no sense. We cannot erase this past nor change it. I…

  • La Ciudad Oculta. Volumen 1

    La Ciudad Oculta. Volumen 1
    av Héctor de Mauleón

    Häftad - 2019 - Spanska - ISBN: 9786070752032

    La capital del pa s es tan grande que puede albergar infinidad de historias ocultas en cada calle, en cada casa. Por ello, H ctor de Maule n se ha dado a la tarea de capturar algunas de ellas, las m s impactantes y entra ables, a trav s del poder de…

  • As Long as Grass Grows

    As Long as Grass Grows
    av Dina Gilio-Whitaker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807073780

    The story of Native peoples' resistance to environmental injustice and land incursions, and a call for environmentalists to learn from the Indigenous community's rich history of activism Through the unique lens of "Indigenized environmental justice,…

  • La Ciudad Oculta. Volumen 2

    La Ciudad Oculta. Volumen 2
    av Héctor de Mauleón

    Häftad - 2019 - Spanska - ISBN: 9786070752049

    La capital del pa s es tan grande que puede albergar infinidad de historias ocultas en cada calle, en cada casa. Por ello, H ctor de Maule n se ha dado a la tarea de capturar algunas de ellas, las m s impactantes y entra ables, a trav s del poder de…

  • Reading Maya Art

    Reading Maya Art
    av Andrea Stone

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051689

    Presented here for the first time is a compendium of one hundred hieroglyphs that are also building blocks of ancient Maya painting and sculpture. Organized thematically, the symbols touch on many facets of the Maya world, from the natural environme…

  • Dkfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs

    Dkfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs
    av DK

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465474445

    Discover the Maya, Inca, and Aztec empires with this children's book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges--from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK's free online resource for kids. Did you know that the Azt…

  • Dkfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs

    Dkfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs
    av DK

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465469311

    This fun, fact-filled book for kids ages 6-9 is the ultimate guide to three great civilizations of the American continents--the Maya, Incas, and Aztecs. Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia…

  • I, Rigoberta Menchu

    I, Rigoberta Menchu
    av Rigoberta Menchu

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844674183

    Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchu, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchu suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother…

  • The Sacred Language of the Abakua

    The Sacred Language of the Abakua
    av Lydia Cabrera

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829498

    In 1988, Lydia Cabrera (1899-1991) published La lengua sagrada de los Nanigos, an Abakua phrasebook that is to this day the largest work available on any African diaspora community in the Americas. In the early 1800s in Cuba, enslaved Africans from…

  • The Sacred Language of the Abakua

    The Sacred Language of the Abakua
    av Lydia Cabrera

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829443

    In 1988, Lydia Cabrera (1899-1991) published La lengua sagrada de los Nanigos, an Abakua phrasebook that is to this day the largest work available on any African diaspora community in the Americas. In the early 1800s in Cuba, enslaved Africans from…