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  • América Latina

    América Latina
    av Fernando Camacho, Joaquín Masoliver, Carlos Vidales

    Häftad - 2009 - Spanska - ISBN: 9788759312728

    OBS! This book is in spanish!

  • Riket på världens tak : en kort historik över inkariket

    Riket på världens tak : en kort historik över inkariket
    av Patricia Temoche Cortez

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127143883

    De flesta av oss vet att inkariket brutalt och hastigt gick under när de spanska conquistadorerna lade beslag på de amerikanska områdena. Men hur uppstod det, hur fungerade det? Den historien är betydligt mindre känd. I denna bok berättas inkarikets…

  • 1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

    1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    av Charles C. Mann

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400032051

    A groundbreaking analysis of America prior to the European arrival in 1492 describes how the latest research of archaeologists and anthropologists has transformed long-held myths about the Americas, revealing that not only was the population of the…

  • The Conquest of the Incas

    The Conquest of the Incas
    av John Hemming

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156028264

    "Distinguished by an extraordinary empathy, a feeling of one's way into the minds of the sixteenth-century Spaniards and Indians . . . Provocative." -- New York Times "An extraordinary book. Combining rigorous historical research and profound analys…

  • Venas Abiertas de America Latina

    Venas Abiertas de America Latina
    av Eduardo Galeano

    Häftad - 2009 - Spanska - ISBN: 9789682325571

  • Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

    Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
    av Piers Paul Read

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780380003211

    "A classic in the literature of survival." --Newsweek On October 12, 1972, a Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying a team of rugby players crashed in the remote, snow-peaked Andes Mountains. Ten weeks later, only 16 of the 45 passengers were found aliv…

  • Amerikas födelse : korset, guldet och svärdet i Nya världen

    Amerikas födelse : korset, guldet och svärdet i Nya världen
    av Michael Azar

    Häftad - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173434997

    Vilka tankar födde upptäckten av Nya världen? När Columbus landsteg i Amerika möttes två för varandra helt okända civilisationer. I Amerikas födelse skildras erövrarnas debatter om indianernas natur. Var de verkligen människor? När Columbus landsteg…

  • On Decoloniality

    On Decoloniality
    av Walter D. Mignolo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822371090

    In On Decoloniality Walter D. Mignolo and Catherine E. Walsh explore the hidden forces of the colonial matrix of power, its origination, transformation, and current presence, while asking the crucial questions of decoloniality's how, what, why, with…

  • On Decoloniality

    On Decoloniality
    av Walter D. Mignolo

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822370949

    In On Decoloniality Walter D. Mignolo and Catherine E. Walsh explore the hidden forces of the colonial matrix of power, its origination, transformation, and current presence, while asking the crucial questions of decoloniality's how, what, why, with…

  • Measure of the Earth

    Measure of the Earth
    av Larrie Ferreiro

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465063819

    In the 18th century, Europe's scientific community was torn between two opposing theories: Descartes' argument that the Earth was spherical, and Newton's contention that it was flattened at the poles. Recognizing that the answer was the key to secur…

  • Best of Brandao : tolv reportage som berör

    Best of Brandao : tolv reportage som berör
    av Henrik Brandao Jönsson

    Danskt band - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173895194

    Henrik Brandão Jönsson har ett brinnande intresse för fotboll. Det vet alla som följde hans rapporter från VM i Brasilien 2014. Men hans passion för berättande är bredare än så.I Best of Brandão får vi följa honom till bland annat Kuba, Chile, Moçam…

  • 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…

  • The History of Chile

    The History of Chile
    av John L. Rector

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403962577

    Within Chile is the driest desert in the world, the highest mountain range in the hemisphere, temperate rainforests, and a piece of Antarctica. In all these areas Chileans have created unique communities and, together, a vibrant nation. Chile's hist…

  • A Prehistory of South America

    A Prehistory of South America
    av Jerry D. Moore

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607323327

    A Prehistory of South America is an overview of the ancient and historic native cultures of the entire continent of South America based on the most recent archaeological investigations. This accessible, clearly written text is designed to engage und…

  • Rainforest Medicine

    Rainforest Medicine
    av Jonathon Miller Weisberger

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583946084

    Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area’s indigenous peoples’ approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth…

  • Turn Right At Machu Picchu

    Turn Right At Machu Picchu
    av Mark Adams

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780452297982

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING TRAVEL MEMOIR What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and "discovered" Machu P…

  • Backlands

    Backlands
    av Euclides Da Cunha, Elizabeth Lowe, Ilan Stavans

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106074

    "The Backlands" is a translation of Euclide da Cunha's work "Os Sertoes", a non-fictional account of the War of Canudos in Brazil during the 1890s. The deadliest civil war in Brazilian history, the conflict was between the Brazilian government and a…

  • Mafalda

    Mafalda
    av Isabella Cosse

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478006381

    Since its creation in 1964, readers from all over the world have loved the comic Mafalda, primarily because of the sharp wit and rebellious nature of its title character-a four-year-old girl who is wise beyond her years. Through Mafalda, Argentine c…

  • Mafalda

    Mafalda
    av Isabella Cosse

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478005070

    Since its creation in 1964, readers from all over the world have loved the comic Mafalda, primarily because of the sharp wit and rebellious nature of its title character-a four-year-old girl who is wise beyond her years. Through Mafalda, Argentine c…

  • The Real Odessa

    The Real Odessa
    av Uki Goni

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862075528

    It has long been known that Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele, Erich Priebke and many other Nazi war criminals found refuge in Argentina. In this book, a courageous Argentinian writer shows exactly how it was done, and reveals that the escapes were orga…

  • Latin America in Colonial Times

    Latin America in Colonial Times
    av Matthew Restall

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108403467

    Few milestones in human history are as momentous as the meeting of three great civilizations on American soil in the sixteenth century. The fully revised textbook Latin America in Colonial Times presents that story in an engaging but informative new…

  • Latin America in Colonial Times

    Latin America in Colonial Times
    av Matthew Restall

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108416405

    Few milestones in human history are as momentous as the meeting of three great civilizations on American soil in the sixteenth century. The fully revised textbook Latin America in Colonial Times presents that story in an engaging but informative new…

  • The Penguin History Of Latin America

    The Penguin History Of Latin America
    av Edwin Williamson

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141034751

    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 upheaval, revolution and modernizatio…

  • Bolivar: American Liberator

    Bolivar: American Liberator
    av Marie Arana

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439110201

    A brilliant biography that "reads like a wonderful novel but is researched like a masterwork of history" (Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs), this is the epic story of the famous South American general and statesman Sim n Bol var. SIM N BOL VAR…

  • Bolívar: Libertador de América / Bolivar: American Liberator

    Bolívar: Libertador de América / Bolivar: American Liberator
    av Marie Arana

    Inbunden - 2020 - Spanska - ISBN: 9788417636456

    Un relato biogr fico vibrante que captura la pica historia de Sim n Bol var, El Libertador. Sim n Bol var se gan el sobrenombre de El Libertador tras poner fin al dominio espa ol sobre seis pa ses. Su vida fue heroica, tr gica y legendaria: viaj del…

  • The Last Days of the Incas

    The Last Days of the Incas
    av Kim MacQuarrie

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743260503

    The epic story of the fall of the Inca Empire to Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, and the recent discovery of the lost guerrilla capital of the Incas, Vilcabamba, by three American explorers. In 1532, th…

  • The Last Days of the Incas

    The Last Days of the Incas
    av Kim MacQuarrie

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743260497

    Documents the epic conquest of the Inca Empire as well as the decades-long insurgency waged by the Incas against the Conquistadors, in a narrative history that is partially drawn from the storytelling traditions of the Peruvian Amazon Yora people. 3…

  • Atlantic Transformations

    Atlantic Transformations

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781438477855

  • The Civilization of Ancient Mexico

    The Civilization of Ancient Mexico
    av Lewis Spence

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107605732

    Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and c…

  • Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

    Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
    av Matthew Restall

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195176117

    Here is an intriguing exploration of the ways in which the history of the Spanish Conquest has been misread and passed down to become popular knowledge of these events. The book offers a fresh account of the activities of the best-known conquistador…

  • The Idea of Latin America

    The Idea of Latin America
    av Walter D. Mignolo

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405100861

    The Idea of Latin America is a geo-political manifesto which insists on the need to leave behind an idea which belonged to the nation-building mentality of nineteenth-century Europe. * Charts the history of the concept of Latin America from its emer…

  • The Idea of Latin America

    The Idea of Latin America
    av Walter D. Mignolo

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405100854

    The Idea of Latin America is a geo-political manifesto which insists on the need to leave behind an idea which belonged to the nation-building mentality of nineteenth-century Europe. * Charts the history of the concept of Latin America from its emer…

  • Magdalena: River of Dreams: A Story of Colombia

    Magdalena: River of Dreams: A Story of Colombia
    av Wade Davis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375410994

    A captivating new book from Wade Davis--award-winning, best-selling author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade--that brings vividly to life the story of the great R o Magdalena, illuminating Colombia's complex past,…

  • Resource Radicals

    Resource Radicals
    av Thea Riofrancos

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478008484

    In 2007, the left came to power in Ecuador. In the years that followed, the "twenty-first-century socialist" government and a coalition of grassroots activists came to blows over the extraction of natural resources. Each side declared the other a pe…

  • Resource Radicals

    Resource Radicals
    av Thea Riofrancos

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478007968

    In 2007, the left came to power in Ecuador. In the years that followed, the "twenty-first-century socialist" government and a coalition of grassroots activists came to blows over the extraction of natural resources. Each side declared the other a pe…

  • Den som tröttnar förlorar : kampen om Venezuela

    Den som tröttnar förlorar : kampen om Venezuela
    av Kajsa Norman

    Pocket - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197983358

    Venezuela hotas av politisk och ekonomisk kollaps. Efter Hugo Chávez död hårdnar striden om landets framtid. Men hur slåss man mot ett spöke? I Den som tröttnar förlorar lär vi känna människor som kämpar för ett bättre Venezuela. Tillsammans bildar…

  • History of Modern Latin America

    History of Modern Latin America
    av Teresa A. Meade

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118772485

    Now available in a fully-revised and updated second edition, A History of Modern Latin America offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the rich cultural and political history of this vibrant region from the onset of independence to the…

  • Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288157

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America brings together a broad community of scholars to explore the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America's colonial and early national periods. Together the essays examine how…

  • Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288140

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America brings together a broad community of scholars to explore the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America's colonial and early national periods. Together the essays examine how…

  • Amazonian Routes

    Amazonian Routes
    av Heather F. Roller

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804787086

    This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises longstanding views of native Amazonians as perpetual wanderers, lacking attachment t…

  • Plebeian Power: Collective Action And Indigenous, Working-class, And Popular Identities In Bolivia

    Plebeian Power: Collective Action And Indigenous, Working-class, And Popular Identities In Bolivia
    av Alvaro Garcia Linera

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608464098

    With a theoretical trajectory beginning in efforts to combine Marxism and Indianism, then developed in reaction to the neoliberal turn of the 1980s and in contact with the mass social movements of recent years, Garcia Linera's Plebeian Power can be…

  • In The Red Corner

    In The Red Corner
    av Mike Gonzalez

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608469154

    Jose Carlos Mariategui (1894-1930) is widely recognised across Latin America as one of the most important and innovative Marxist thinkers of the twentieth century. Yet his life and work are largely unknown to the English speaking world. In this grip…

  • Tristes Tropiques

    Tristes Tropiques
    av Claude Levi-Strauss

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106258

    A milestone in the study of culture from the father of structural anthropology This watershed work records Claude L vi-Strauss's search for a human society reduced to its most basic expression. From the Amazon basin through the dense upland jungles…

  • Coloniality at Large

    Coloniality at Large

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822341697

    Postcolonial theory has developed mainly in the U.S. academy, and it has focused chiefly on nineteenth-century and twentieth-century colonization and decolonization processes in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean. Colonialism in Latin…

  • Coloniality at Large

    Coloniality at Large

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822341475

    Postcolonial theory has developed mainly in the U.S. academy, and it has focused chiefly on nineteenth-century and twentieth-century colonization and decolonization processes in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean. Colonialism in Latin…

  • Inca Apocalypse

    Inca Apocalypse
    av R. Alan Covey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190299125

    Inca Apocalypse develops a new perspective on the European invasions of the Inca realm, and the way that the Spanish transformation of the Andes relates to broader changes occurring in the transition from medieval to early modern Europe. The book is…

  • Latin America

    Latin America
    av Jan Knippers Black

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813344003

    Now in a fifth edition, Latin America has been updated to reflect the region's growing optimism as economies stabilize, trade diversifies, and political systems become more participatory. This multidisciplinary survey of Latin American history, poli…

  • New World Postcolonial

    New World Postcolonial
    av James Fuerst

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965404

    The first full-length study to treat both parts of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's foundational text Royal Commentaries of the Incas as a seminal work of political thought in the formation of the early Americas and the early-modern period. It is also am…

  • A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

    A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
    av Bartolome Las Casas

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445626

    Bartolome de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was so horrified by the wholesale massacre he witnessed that he d…

  • The Statues That Walked

    The Statues That Walked
    av Terry Hunt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619020207

    The monumental statues of Easter Island, so magisterial and so forlorn, gazing out in their imposing rows over the island's barren landscape, have been the source of great mystery ever since first discovered by Europeans on Easter Sunday 1722. How c…

  • Born in Blood and Fire

    Born in Blood and Fire
    av John Charles Chasteen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393283051

    Born in Blood and Fire, fourth edition has been extensively revised to heighten emphasis on current cultural analyses of Latin American society and facilitate meaningful connections between the Encounter and the present. Throughout the fourth editio…

  • The Unconquered

    The Unconquered
    av Scott Wallace

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307462978

    The extraordinary true story of a journey into the deepest recesses of the Amazon to track one of the planet's last uncontacted indigenous tribes. Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact w…

  • 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…

  • La Batalla Por La Paz

    La Batalla Por La Paz
    av Juan Manuel Santos

    Häftad - 2019 - Spanska - ISBN: 9789584276636

    Este es el relato m s completo que se ha escrito sobre el largo y dif cil camino recorrido para terminar el conflicto con las Farc, la guerrilla m s antigua del mundo. Es la historia, no solo del proceso de paz que transform a un pa s, de sus contac…

  • Modern Latin America

    Modern Latin America
    av Peter Smith

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190674656

    Modern Latin America is a vivid interpretive history an authoritative text in the field. Featuring stimulating, anecdotal boxes, the book uses case studies to discuss the primary countries and themes of the region over the past 200 years. For each c…

  • History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru

    History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru
    av Titu Cusi Yupanqui

    Inbunden - 2006 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780872208292

    Catherine Julien's new translation of Titu Cusi Yupanqui's RelasAion de como los EspaA+/-oles Entraron en el Peru --an account of the Spanish conquest of Peru by the last indigenous ruler of the Inca empire--features student-oriented annotation, fac…

  • History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru

    History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru
    av Titu Cusi Yupanqui

    Häftad - 2006 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780872208285

    Catherine Julien's new translation of Titu Cusi Yupanqui's RelasAion de como los EspaA+/-oles Entraron en el Peru --an account of the Spanish conquest of Peru by the last indigenous ruler of the Inca empire--features student-oriented annotation, fac…

  • The Declarations of Havana

    The Declarations of Havana
    av Fidel Castro

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844671564

    In response to the American administration's attempt to isolate Cuba, Fidel Castro delivered a series of speeches designed to radicalize Latin American society. As Latin America experiences more revolutions in Venezuela and Bolivia, and continues to…

  • Chile - fyrtio år senare : på spaning efter mig själv, mina brustna illusioner och en förlorad kärlek

    Chile - fyrtio år senare : på spaning efter mig själv, mina brustna illusioner och en förlorad kärlek
    av Kjell Wigers

    Häftad - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789176831397

    11 september 1973 slog militären till i Chile och det blev ett blodbad. Min chef blev skjuten med ett nackskott. Jag och andra biståndsarbetare som hade arbetat för Salvador Allende och hans regering uppmanades via radio och flygblad att anmäla oss…