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Central America Testimony

Oxfam Publications, 1988 16 pages. Pamphlet with cardboard cover, stapled together. Cover is a little faded, and has some very small indentations and creases, but is otherwise undamaged. Pages are a little yellowed and marked at edges. Pages have some small creases, but are clean, neat and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of pamphlet. Created for Central America Week in March 1988 - when hundreds of people gave evidence to the Central America Testimony - on the poverty in Central America. Some of the most compelling testimonies were gathered together into this pamphlet.. Pamphlet. Good/No Jacket.

$14.35

Culture and Customs of Colombia
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Culture and Customs of Colombia

By Williams, Raymond Leslie and Guerrieri, Kevin G.

USA: Greenwood Press, 1999 148 pages. Book in excellent condition - looks almost new. Pages all clean and tightly bound, spine has some slight bumping to top and bottom, but is uncreased. There is some light scuffing to the book cover, but it is otherwise undamaged. An insider's guide to contemporary Colombian culture - as well as a look at its history, geography, economy and arts.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$16.50

Walking Ghosts: Murder and Guerrilla Politics in Colombia
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Walking Ghosts: Murder and Guerrilla Politics in Colombia

By Dudley, Steven

Routledge, 2004 253 pages. Dustcover is scuffed and scratched and bumped/creased at edges and corners. Spine of dustcover is bumped at top and bottom. Book is in very good condition - spine is bumped/creased at top and bottom, but uncreased. Pages are clean, neat and tightly bound. Some pages have some very small creasing to edges. Account of the Colombian war, by a journalist who has lived there for five years.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$15.06

Castro's Cuba
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Castro's Cuba

By Wright Mills, C.

Secker and Warburg, 1961 Secker and Warburg, 1961. 190 pages. Dustcover a little faded and lightly marked on back. Small tear to back and yellowed mark where the duscover meets the book edge. Previous owner's inscription on first page - mark on inside of dustcover where ink has smudged from inscription. Pages yellowed, with some foxing to edges. Pages all clean and tightly bound. Spine unbroken and silver title lettering intact. Slight musty smell to book. Passionate plea for better understanding of the overthrow of the Batisa regime and what Castro means to Cuba. Also included with book is small (roughly 2 inches by 3 inches) cardboard pocket calendar for 1970 - in Spanish. Black and white photo of Che Guevara on back, 1970 calendar on other side - with 'Transmite Desde Cuba Territorio Libre en America' printed on bottom. Belonged to previous owner. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$19.37

The Heart of the War in Colombia
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The Heart of the War in Colombia

By Galvis, Constanza Ardila

Latin America Bureau, 2000 223 pages. Book in very good condition - pages all neat and tightly bound, and only damage to spine is some bumping to top and bottom. Pages have some very light yellowing to edges and a couple have some very small creasing to tops. People's history of the war in Colombia - with accounts from those who lived through it, and a call for peace. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$21.45

The Women of Colonial Latin America
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The Women of Colonial Latin America

By Socolow, Susan Migden

Cambridge University Press, 2000 237 pages. Book cover is a little stained, is scuffed and scratched and has lots of indentations. Edges and corners of cover are particularly scratched. The bottom corner of the book cover and most of the book's pages have been torn/ripped away - although the remainder of the pages remain intact, and none of the text appears to be missing. Corners of book are bumped. Spine is a little stained and has some indentations, but is uncreased. Pages are scratched at edges, but clean and tightly bound. The book examines the experiences of women in Colonial Latin America, and the effects of conquest, colonization and settlement. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$16.50

Zapata's Disciple; Essays
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Zapata's Disciple; Essays

By Espada, Martin

South End Press, 1998 South End Press paperback. Poet Espada turns a critical eye on political and cultural issues in the Latino community. Book is in very good condition, no defects, no spine crease and pages clean and tight.. Very Good/No Jacket.

$10.76

Zapatista! Reinventing Revolution in Mexico
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Zapatista! Reinventing Revolution in Mexico

By Holloway, John; Pelaez, Eloina (Eds.)

London: Pluto, 1998 Pluto Press, 1998. 201 pages. Book is in very good condition. The corners are lightly bumped. Pages and covers are clean and tightly bound. Spine is uncreased. The first study of the Zapatista uprising to bring together contributors from Mexico, the United States and Britain. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$14.35

Women and Social Movements in Latin America

By Stephen, Lynn

Texas, USA: University of Texas Press, 1997 332 pages. Book in very good condition - only damage is some small marking/staining to page edges and book cover, and some bumping to edges and corners of book and spine. Previous bookseller's barcode and information sticker is stuck on back cover. Sticker is scuffed and marked. Pages are all neat and tightly bound. Spine is uncreased. Explores 6 cases of women's grassroots activism in Mexico, El Salvador, Brazil and Chile. . First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.78

World Understanding on Two Wheels: An Introduction to Overland Travel

By Pratt, Paul R.

Chesterfield, UK: Dunstan Printers, 2001 87 pages. Book in very good condition - only damage is some very light scuffing to cover, some small bumping to edges of cover and pages, some light chipping to spine, and light marking to page edges. Book is signed in ink on first page and inscribed by author: 'With my best wishes for a good read and happy motor cycle travels. Paul Pratt, 19/6/2006'. Account of the author's travels on his motorbike across Asia and Latin America.. Signed by Author. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$28.69

The Speed of Dreams: Selected Writings 2001-2007
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The Speed of Dreams: Selected Writings 2001-2007

By Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos; with Pena-Vargas, Canek and Ruggiero, Greg (Editors)

City Lights Books, 2005 365 pages. Cover is scuffed and creased, and has some light staining. Spine is a little bumped, but otherwise undamaged. Corners and edges of book are bumped. Pages are a little water-marked and a little creased due to this - and first page is a little marked and stained. Edges of pages are bumped and slightly marked - but otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. A good reading copy. A collection of the best writings from the radical Mexican organiser and writer, and spokesperson for the Zapatista movement.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.35

Grenada: The World Against the Crime

La Habana, Cuba: Editorial De Ciencias Sociales, 1983 325 pages. Cover and spine creased and well-worn, and a little stained. Spine faded and chipped and very creased. Pages all tightly bound. Previous owner has made some notes on pages in pencil. Slight musty smell to pages. Includes a large number of black and white photographs. An account of the US invasion of the Caribbean island of Grenada. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.35

The Conquest of Mexico: Volume One
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The Conquest of Mexico: Volume One

By W. H. Prescott

J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd, 1913 J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd, 1913. Title and author - and flower motif - embossed on spine in gold lettering. Cover a little scuffed and worn, with some very small holes at edges - and corners slightly bent. About half of the back cover faded, possibly from storage. Spine scuffed but gold lettering intact and spine otherwise undamaged and unbroken. Pages yellowed and a little spotted at edges. A few of the pages have small creases to tips.Title page slightly ripped where it pulls away from spine, and previous owners notes in pencil on one page - but other pages intact, clean and tightly bound. Account of the discovery and conquest of Ancient Mexico.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$18.65

Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas
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Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas

By Marti, Jose

Ocean Press, 2007 322 pages. Edited by Deborah Shnookal and Mirta Muniz. Book cover has some light scuffing and indentations and some light scratching. Book edges and corners are slightly bumped, and book corners are a little creased. Spine is a little scuffed, but otherwise undamaged. Pages are a little marked and worn at edges, and bumped at corners. Pages neat and tightly bound. An anthology of writings, poetry and letters by the Cuban teacher, journalist, revolutionary and poet.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.35

Cuba and It's Neighbours: Democracy in Action
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Cuba and It's Neighbours: Democracy in Action

By August, Arnold

London: Zed Books, 2013 Zed Books, 2013. 267 pages. Book is in nearly new condition. Very slight bumping to top and bottom corners but otherwise in almost perfect condition. Looks at Cuba's unique form of democracy.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$31.56

Cholas and Pishtacos: Stories of Race and Sex in the Andes
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Cholas and Pishtacos: Stories of Race and Sex in the Andes

By Weismantel, Mary

University of Chicago Press, 2001 326 pages. Cover has some light scuffing, but only really visible when held up to light. Spine is very lightly scuffed, but uncreased. Some pages have been creased at edges and corners - pages 232-290 have some large creases to edges. Pages otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. An introduction to the area, and a book that 'explores the sense of racial estrangement that is endemic to the Andean condition.' Please note - as this is a large book, postage may be more than originally listed - please contact us if you would like more information.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$21.45

Killing Peace: Colombia's Conflict and the Failure of U.S. Intervention
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Killing Peace: Colombia's Conflict and the Failure of U.S. Intervention

By Leech, Garry M.

New York: Information Network of the Americas , 2002 Information Network of the Americas, 2002. 106 pages. Book in excellent condition with no damage. Looks at the history of Colombia's various conflicts and struggles and the impact of U.S. foreign policy and military aid. . First Edition. Soft Cover. As New/No Jacket.

$14.35