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  • América Latina

    América Latina

    Häftad - 2009 - Spanska - ISBN: 9788759312728

    OBS! This book is in spanish!

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Dagbok från Brasilien : fascismen utifrån och inifrån

    Dagbok från Brasilien : fascismen utifrån och inifrån
    av Patricia Lorenzoni

    Häftad - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198484991

    Under de gångna månadernas globala pandemi har Brasilien blivit en bild av politiskt kaos och ständigt stigande dödstal. Hur kunde det bli så i ett land som för bara tio år sedan ännu andades politiskt hopp och ekonomiska framsteg? Våren 2019, under…

  • Fifth Sun

    Fifth Sun
    av Camilla Townsend

    Inbunden - 2019 - 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…

  • 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…

  • Modern Latin America

    Modern Latin America
    av Thomas E. Skidmore, Peter H. Smith, James N. Green

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199929238

    Now thoroughly updated in its eighth edition, Modern Latin America is a lively interpretive history and the leading text in the field. Featuring vivid, anecdotal illustrative boxes, the book uses case studies to discuss the major countries and theme…

  • Hispanoamérica desde la alteridad

    Hispanoamérica desde la alteridad
    av Juan Carlos Piñeyro

    Häftad - 2006 - Spanska - ISBN: 9789144045146

    Con este libro Piñeyro se propone aportar elementos básicos para una comprensión del complejo universo hispanoamericano. Sus páginas buscan estimular la curiosidad y la reflexión crítica del lector. Al mismo tiempo muestran cómo hechos históricos ap…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Language, Coffee, and Migration on an Andean-Amazonian Frontier

    Language, Coffee, and Migration on an Andean-Amazonian Frontier
    av Nicholas Q. Emlen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816540709

  • 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…

  • Fånge hos Farc

    Fånge hos Farc
    av Tobias Drejby

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789185889730

    Elingenjören Roland Larsson var kidnappad i två år hos den colombianska FARC-gerillan. Han genomlevde fysiska och psykiska prövningar. Boken bygger på den dagbok som Roland förde i sin fångenskap, händelser och tankar där han satt kidnappad.Boken be…

  • Venas Abiertas de America Latina

    Venas Abiertas de America Latina
    av Eduardo Galeano

    Häftad - 2009 - Spanska - ISBN: 9789682325571

  • 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…

  • Pebble Island: The Falklands War 1982

    Pebble Island: The Falklands War 1982
    av Jon Cooksey, Francis MacKay

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473892958

    This is the story of the SAS raid on Pebble Island during the Falklands War. In atrocious weather, 48 men of 22 SAS Regiment were landed by Sea King Helicopter on the Island. Their task was to destroy the 11 enemy aircraft located at the Airstrip on…

  • Juan Ignacio Molina

    Juan Ignacio Molina
    av Charles E. Ronan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820452197

    This book is a biography of a Chilean Jesuit, Juan Ignacio Molina (1740-1829), a historian and naturalist, who wrote the "Storia Naturale del Chili" (1782) and the "Storia Civile del Chili "(1787). Before his death at the age of eighty-nine, he had…

  • 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…

  • A Concise History of Brazil

    A Concise History of Brazil
    av Boris Fausto

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107635241

    The second edition of A Concise History of Brazil offers a sweeping yet accessible history of Latin America's largest country. Boris Fausto examines Brazil's history from the arrival of the Portuguese in the New World through the long and sometimes…

  • A Concise History of Brazil

    A Concise History of Brazil
    av Boris Fausto

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107036208

    The second edition of A Concise History of Brazil offers a sweeping yet accessible history of Latin America's largest country. Boris Fausto examines Brazil's history from the arrival of the Portuguese in the New World through the long and sometimes…

  • Narrative of the Incas

    Narrative of the Incas
    av Juan de Betanzos

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292755598

    One of the earliest chronicles of the Inca empire was written in the 1550s by Juan de Betanzos. Although scholars have long known of this work, only eighteen chapters were actually available until the 1980s when the remaining sixty-four chapters wer…

  • 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 Making of Modern Colombia

    The Making of Modern Colombia
    av David Bushnell

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520082892

    Colombia's status as the fourth largest nation in Latin America and third most populous--as well as its largest exporter of such disparate commodities as emeralds, books, processed cocaine, and cut flowers--makes this, the first history of Colombia…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Mapmaker's Wife

    The Mapmaker's Wife
    av Robert Whitaker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465057948

    In the early years of the 18th century, a band of French scientists set off on a daring, decade-long expedition to South America in a race to measure the precise shape of the earth. Like Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West, their incr…

  • Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction

    Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction
    av Ennis B. Edmonds

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199584529

    From its obscure beginnings in Jamaica in the early 1930s, Rastafari has grown into an international socio-religious movement. It is estimated that 700,000 to 1 million people worldwide have embraced Rastafari, and adherents of the movement can be f…

  • 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…

  • Before Brasilia

    Before Brasilia
    av Mary C. Karasch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826357625

    Before Brasilia offers an in-depth exploration of life in the captaincy of Goias during the late colonial and early national period of Brazilian history. Karasch effectively counters the ""decadence"" narrative that has dominated the historiography…

  • Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures

    Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures
    av Marcy Norton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476327

    Before Columbus's fateful voyage in 1492, no European had ever seen, much less tasted, tobacco or chocolate. Initially dismissed as dry leaves and an odd Indian drink, these two commodities came to conquer Europe on a scale unsurpassed by any other…

  • 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…

  • 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 Forc…

  • 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…

  • Las venas abiertas de America Latina/ Open Veins of Latin America

    Las venas abiertas de America Latina/ Open Veins of Latin America
    av Eduardo Galeano

    Pocket - 1971 - Spanska - ISBN: 9788432311451

  • Understanding Contemporary Latin America

    Understanding Contemporary Latin America
    av Richard S. Hillman, Richard S. Hillman

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781588267917

    An indispensable introduction to the complexities of contemporary Latin America.

  • Forgotten Continent

    Forgotten Continent
    av Michael Reid

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300224658

    A newly updated edition of the best-selling primer on the social, political, and economic challenges facing Central and South America Ten years after its first publication, Michael Reid's best-selling survey of the state of contemporary Latin Americ…

  • Darkness in El Dorado

    Darkness in El Dorado
    av Patrick Tierney

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393322750

    Thought to be the last "virgin" people, the Yanomami were considered the most savage and warlike tribe on earth, as well as one of the most remote, secreted in the jungles and highlands of the Venezuelan and Brazilian rainforest. Preeminent anthropo…

  • Slave Rebellion in Brazil

    Slave Rebellion in Brazil
    av Joao Jose Reis

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801852503

    The Muslim slave uprising in Bahia in 1835, though unsuccessful in winning freedom for the rebels, had national repercussions, making it the most important urban slave rebellion in the Americas and the only one in which Islam played a major role. Jo…

  • Roots of Brazil

    Roots of Brazil
    av Sergio Buarque de Holanda

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780268026134

    Sergio Buarque de Holanda's Roots of Brazil is one of the iconic books on Brazilian history, society, and culture. Originally published in 1936, it appears here for the first time in an English language translation with a foreword, "Why Read Roots o…

  • Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil

    Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil
    av David Samuels

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521816717

    Ambition theory suggests that scholars can understand a good deal about politics by exploring politicians' career goals. In the USA, an enormous literature explains congressional politics by assuming that politicians primarily desire to win re-elect…

  • Narrative Threads

    Narrative Threads

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292723672

    The Inka Empire stretched over much of the length and breadth of the South American Andes, encompassed elaborately planned cities linked by a complex network of roads and messengers, and created astonishing works of architecture and artistry and a c…

  • Lima: A Cultural History

    Lima: A Cultural History
    av James Higgins

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195178906

    Formerly the viceregal capital of Spain's vast South American empire, Lima is today a sprawling metropolis struggling to cope with a population of eight million. Located on the coast between the Andean foothills and the Pacific Ocean, it is many cit…

  • 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 Darker Side of the Renaissance

    The Darker Side of the Renaissance
    av Walter D. Mignolo

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472089314

    The Darker Side of the Renaissance weaves together literature, semiotics, history, historiography, cartography, and cultural theory to examine the role of language in the colonization of the New World. Exploring the many connections among writing, s…

  • 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…

  • China in Ten Words

    China in Ten Words
    av Yu Hua

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307739797

    From one of China s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reve…

  • 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…

  • Pluriversal Politics

    Pluriversal Politics
    av Arturo Escobar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478008460

    In Pluriversal Politics Arturo Escobar engages with the politics of the possible and how established notions of what is real and attainable preclude the emergence of radically alternative visions of the future. Reflecting on the experience, philosop…