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  • Born to Die

    Born to Die
    av Noble David Cook

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521627306

    The biological mingling of the Old and New Worlds began with the first voyage of Columbus. The exchange was a mixed blessing: it led to the disappearance of entire peoples in the Americas, but it also resulted in the rapid expansion and consequent e…

  • Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present

    Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present
    av Jeffrey Lesser

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521145350

    Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present examines the immigration to Brazil of millions of Europeans, Asians and Middle Easterners beginning in the nineteenth century. Jeffrey Lesser analyzes how these newcomers a…

  • Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present

    Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present
    av Jeffrey Lesser

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521193627

    Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present examines the immigration to Brazil of millions of Europeans, Asians and Middle Easterners beginning in the nineteenth century. Jeffrey Lesser analyzes how these newcomers a…

  • The Women of Colonial Latin America

    The Women of Colonial Latin America
    av Susan Migden Socolow

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521196659

    In this second edition of her acclaimed volume, The Women of Colonial Latin America, Susan Migden Socolow has revised substantial portions of the book - incorporating new topics and illustrative cases that significantly expand topics addressed in th…

  • The Women of Colonial Latin America

    The Women of Colonial Latin America
    av Susan Migden Socolow

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521470520

    This book presents an overview of the varied experiences of women in colonial Spanish and Portuguese America. Beginning with the cultures that would produce the Latin American world, the book traces the effects of conquest, colonization, and settlem…

  • The Women of Colonial Latin America

    The Women of Colonial Latin America
    av Susan Migden Socolow

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521148825

    In this second edition of her acclaimed volume, The Women of Colonial Latin America, Susan Migden Socolow has revised substantial portions of the book - incorporating new topics and illustrative cases that significantly expand topics addressed in th…

  • The Women of Colonial Latin America

    The Women of Colonial Latin America
    av Susan Migden Socolow

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521476423

    This book presents an overview of the varied experiences of women in colonial Spanish and Portuguese America. Beginning with the cultures that would produce the Latin American world, the book traces the effects of conquest, colonization, and settlem…

  • Caetana Says No

    Caetana Says No
    av Sandra Lauderdale Graham

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521893534

    Here are the true and dramatic accounts of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women - one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family - and how each sought to retain control of their lives: the slave woman struggling t…

  • Caetana Says No

    Caetana Says No
    av Sandra Lauderdale Graham

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521815321

    This 2002 book presents the true and dramatic accounts of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women - one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family - and how each sought to retain control of their lives: the slave wom…

  • The Admirable Adventures and Strange Fortunes of Master Anthony Knivet

    The Admirable Adventures and Strange Fortunes of Master Anthony Knivet
    av Anthony Knivet

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107463004

    This is the first critical edition of the original 1625 travel account by Anthony Knivet, an Englishman who spent nine years in Brazil in the last decade of the sixteenth century. His is the oldest extensive account of Brazil written by an Englishma…

  • The Admirable Adventures and Strange Fortunes of Master Anthony Knivet

    The Admirable Adventures and Strange Fortunes of Master Anthony Knivet
    av Anthony Knivet

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107090910

    This is the first critical edition of the original 1625 travel account by Anthony Knivet, an Englishman who spent nine years in Brazil in the last decade of the sixteenth century. His is the oldest extensive account of Brazil written by an Englishma…

  • Mosquito Empires

    Mosquito Empires
    av J. R. McNeill

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521459105

    This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean - the landscapes lying between Surinam and the Chesapeake - in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries. Ecological chan…

  • Mosquito Empires

    Mosquito Empires
    av J. R. McNeill

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521452861

    This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean - the landscapes lying between Surinam and the Chesapeake - in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries. Ecological chan…

  • Father of the Poor?

    Father of the Poor?
    av Robert M. Levine

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521585156

    This book examines the life, times, and legacy of Getúlio Vargas, Brazil's dictator and president during most of the period from 1930 to 1954. Levine's chief concern is how Vargas' legacy influenced Brazil, and to what extent his social legislation…

  • Father of the Poor?

    Father of the Poor?
    av Robert M. Levine

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521585286

    This book examines the life, times, and legacy of Getúlio Vargas, Brazil’s dictator and president during most of the period from 1930 to 1954. Levine’s chief concern is how Vargas’ legacy influenced Brazil, and to what extent his s…

  • The Caudillo of the Andes

    The Caudillo of the Andes
    av Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521895675

    Born in La Paz in 1792, Andrés de Santa Cruz lived through the turbulent times that led to independence across Latin America. He fought to shape the newly established republics, and between 1836 and 1839 he created the Peru-Bolivia Confederation. Th…

  • The Caudillo of the Andes

    The Caudillo of the Andes
    av Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521719964

    Born in La Paz in 1792, Andrés de Santa Cruz lived through the turbulent times that led to independence across Latin America. He fought to shape the newly established republics, and between 1836 and 1839 he created the Peru-Bolivia Confederation. Th…

  • In Search of an Inca

    In Search of an Inca
    av Alberto Flores Galindo

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521598613

    In Search of an Inca examines how people in the Andean region have invoked the Incas to question and rethink colonialism and injustice, from the time of the Spanish conquest in the sixteenth century until the late twentieth century. It stresses the…

  • In Search of an Inca

    In Search of an Inca
    av Alberto Flores Galindo

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521591348

    In Search of an Inca examines how people in the Andean region have invoked the Incas to question and rethink colonialism and injustice, from the time of the Spanish conquest in the sixteenth century until the late twentieth century. It stresses the…

  • Chica da Silva

    Chica da Silva
    av Junia Ferreira Furtado

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521711555

    Júnia Ferreira Furtado offers a fascinating study of the world of a freed woman of color in a small Brazilian town where itinerant merchants, former slaves, Portuguese administrators and concubines interact across social and cultural lines. The chil…

  • Chica da Silva

    Chica da Silva
    av Junia Ferreira Furtado

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521884655

    Júnia Ferreira Furtado offers a fascinating study of the world of a freed woman of color in a small Brazilian town where itinerant merchants, former slaves, Portuguese administrators and concubines interact across social and cultural lines. The chil…

  • Goods, Power, History

    Goods, Power, History
    av Arnold J. Bauer

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521772082

    Why do we acquire the things we do? Behind this apparently ingenuous question are several answers, some straightforward and others more interesting. To feed ourselves, might be the first response, for we can easily see that we expend much energy in…

  • Goods, Power, History

    Goods, Power, History
    av Arnold J. Bauer

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521777025

    Why do we acquire the things we do? Behind this apparently ingenuous question are several answers, some straightforward and others more interesting. To feed ourselves, might be the first response, for we can easily see that we expend much energy in…

  • Medicine and Public Health in Latin America

    Medicine and Public Health in Latin America
    av Marcos Cueto

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107633018

    Despite several studies on the social, cultural, and political histories of medicine and of public health in different parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, local and national focuses still predominate, and there are few panoramic studies that a…

  • Medicine and Public Health in Latin America

    Medicine and Public Health in Latin America
    av Marcos Cueto

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107023673

    Despite several studies on the social, cultural, and political histories of medicine and of public health in different parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, local and national focuses still predominate, and there are few panoramic studies that a…

  • Becoming Brazilians

    Becoming Brazilians
    av Marshall C. Eakin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107175761

    This book traces the rise and decline of Gilberto Freyre's vision of racial and cultural mixture (mestiçagem - or race mixing) as the defining feature of Brazilian culture in the twentieth century. Eakin traces how mestiçagem moved from a conversati…

  • Becoming Brazilians

    Becoming Brazilians
    av Marshall C. Eakin

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316626009

    This book traces the rise and decline of Gilberto Freyre's vision of racial and cultural mixture (mestiçagem - or race mixing) as the defining feature of Brazilian culture in the twentieth century. Eakin traces how mestiçagem moved from a conversati…

  • Born to Die

    Born to Die
    av Cook Noble David Cook

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521622080

    Cook explains that the conquest of the New World was achieved by a handful of Europeans - not by the sword, but by deadly disease.

  • The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States

    The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States
    av Laird Bergad

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521872355

    This 2007 book is an introductory history of racial slavery in the Americas. Brazil and Cuba were among the first colonial societies to establish slavery in the early sixteenth century. Approximately a century later British colonial Virginia was fou…

  • The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States

    The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States
    av Laird Bergad

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521694100

    This 2007 book is an introductory history of racial slavery in the Americas. Brazil and Cuba were among the first colonial societies to establish slavery in the early sixteenth century. Approximately a century later British colonial Virginia was fou…

  • Divining Slavery and Freedom

    Divining Slavery and Freedom
    av Joao Jose Reis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107079779

    Since its original publication in Portuguese in 2008, this first English translation of Divining Slavery has been extensively revised and updated, complete with new primary sources and a new bibliography. It tells the story of Domingos Sodré, an Afr…

  • Divining Slavery and Freedom

    Divining Slavery and Freedom
    av Joao Jose Reis

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107439092

    Since its original publication in Portuguese in 2008, this first English translation of Divining Slavery has been extensively revised and updated, complete with new primary sources and a new bibliography. It tells the story of Domingos Sodré, an Afr…

  • An Environmental History of Latin America

    An Environmental History of Latin America
    av Shawn William Miller

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521612982

    A narration of the mutually mortal historical contest between humans and nature in Latin America. Covering a period that begins with Amerindian civilizations and concludes in the region's present urban agglomerations, the work offers an original syn…

  • An Environmental History of Latin America

    An Environmental History of Latin America
    av Shawn William Miller

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521848534

    A narration of the mutually mortal historical contest between humans and nature in Latin America. Covering a period that begins with Amerindian civilizations and concludes in the region's present urban agglomerations, the work offers an original syn…

  • The Spanish Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Century

    The Spanish Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Century
    av Allan J. Kuethe

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107672840

    This volume elucidates Bourbon colonial policy with emphasis on Madrid's efforts to reform and modernize its American holdings. Set in an Atlantic world context, the book highlights the interplay between Spain and America as the Spanish empire strug…

  • The Spanish Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Century

    The Spanish Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Century
    av Allan J. Kuethe

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107043572

    This volume elucidates Bourbon colonial policy with emphasis on Madrid's efforts to reform and modernize its American holdings. Set in an Atlantic world context, the book highlights the interplay between Spain and America as the Spanish empire strug…

  • The Atlantic Slave Trade

    The Atlantic Slave Trade
    av Herbert S. Klein

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521182508

    This survey is a synthesis of the economic, social, cultural, and political history of the Atlantic slave trade, providing the general reader with a basic understanding of the current state of scholarly knowledge of forced African migration and comp…

  • The Atlantic Slave Trade

    The Atlantic Slave Trade
    av Herbert S. Klein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521766302

    This survey is a synthesis of the economic, social, cultural, and political history of the Atlantic slave trade, providing the general reader with a basic understanding of the current state of scholarly knowledge of forced African migration and comp…