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History: South America & Carib

History: South America & Carib
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1 A Book of Days for the Brazilian Literary Year
Souza, Marcio an Dgilberto Vilar de Carvalho

Fundacao Biblioteca Nacional Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1993
Trade Paperback
Good+, Good+
6.25"x8"

8533300239 / 9788533300231



BZ3 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray wraps with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some creasing on the front cover. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf with some light creasing on the front and back and some light overall rubbing. A book of days for the Brazilian literary year. Heavily illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions throughout. Indexed, chronology, 261p. SCW08776 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 A Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
Campbell, David G.

Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 2005
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

BW2 - Book lightly curled, label on the back, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Includes a laid in promotional material. An epic scientific adventure on the far edge of the Amazon. EC12158BB 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Bolsa De Valores Montevideo 1867-2000: Una Vision de la Historia Economica del Uruguay, Irureta Ponce de Leon, Javier
3 Bolsa De Valores Montevideo 1867-2000: Una Vision de la Historia Economica del Uruguay
Irureta Ponce de Leon, Javier
Monzon, Flavio
Bolsa de Valores De Montevideo/Javier Irureta Goyena Gomensoro Montevideo, Uruguay 2000
Hard Cover
Very Good+, No Dust Jacket
9.5"x11.75"
Bi-Lingual Edition


Bi-Lingual Text

BZ1 - A hard cover bi-lingual edition in very good+ condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in plastic laminated color printed paper covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear to the bottom board corners. Edited by Javier Irureta Goyena Gomensoro. Photography by Flavio Monzón. Designed by Ana Urioste Seré and Natania Buszkaniec. Translation by Estudio Rosa Carmen Baroffio. This is a bi-lingual (Spanish and English) book about the economic history of Uruguay, focusing on the history of the Montevideo Stock Exchange, published by the Montevideo stock market. Heavily ilustrated with color and black and white photographs and reproductions throughout. Una visión de la historia económica del Uruguay en una historia de la Bolsa de Valores, Montevideo. Diseño: Ana Urioste Seré y Natania Buszkaniec. Fotografía: Flavio Monzón. Traducción: Estudio Rosa Carmen Baroffio. Referencias bibliográficas (bibliography), agradecimientos (acknowledgments), illustraciones (illustrations), 207p. SCW11352 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Caribbean Edge: The Coming of Modern Times to Isolated People and Wildlife
Nietschmann, Bernard

Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. New York, New York, USA 1979
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
6.25"x9.25"
First Edition
0672525569 / 9780672525568

Ex-Library

BZ4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in textured red paper covered boards, green lettering on the spine, minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of yellowing of the book paper, some tape staining on the outside board surfaces & front & back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards, usual library stamps, label, & pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, front & back free endpapers, & title page. The DJ shows minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some light fading on the spine, there is some rubbing around the bottom spine edge, still in the original library mylar sleeve. A book about the author and his family's scientific explorations and personal encounters among the Miskito Indians of eastern Nicaragua as well as their experiences with their foreign visitors and their land and sea animals. The author emphasizes the danger to their traditional marine-hunting culture and local wildlife from the spreading influence of modern contact and civilization. Indexed, 280p. SCW08882 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Espana Acusa (Spain Indights), de Pozuelo, Eduardo Martin and Santiago Tarin
5 Espana Acusa (Spain Indights)
de Pozuelo, Eduardo Martin and Santiago Tarin

Plaza Janes Editores, S. A. Barcelona, Spain 1999
Trade Paperback
Good+, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
Spanish Language Edition
8401012562 / 9788401012563

Ex-Library

CE4 - A trade paperback Spanish language edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the spine, the bakc cover, the top outside paper edges, the front endpaper, and the title page plus there is some yellowing of the paper edges. La represión y la desaparición de cientos de españoles en Chile y Argentina, al descubierto en una estremecedora investigación histórica. A book about the efforts of Spain to hold legally accountable, for crimes against humanity in Chile and Argentina, Pinochet and the Chilean and Argentine militaries. Illustratee with black and white photographs. El caso chileno, índice onomástico (indexed), 295p. SCW12169 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Felix Restrepo, S.J., Cacua Prada, Antonio
6 Felix Restrepo, S.J.
Cacua Prada, Antonio

Instituto Caro y Cuervo Santafe De Bogota, Colombia 1997
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Spanish Language Edition




CF1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very, very light edge wear along the top and bottom edges of the covers plus there is a crease at the top left corner of the back cover plus there is some very light overall rubbing and soiling of the covers. This is number 10 in the publisher's Filologos Colombianos. A biography of Félix Restrepo, A Colombian Jesuit priest, writer, teacher of dogma, classical scholar, and humanist who was highly influential in the establishment of the Ateneo Nacional de Altos Estudios (National Athenaeum of HIgher Learning) which lager became the Instituto Caro and Cuervo, one of the most prestigious linguistic research instutions in the Spanish language. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Bibliografía (bibliography), indice onomástico (index of names), indice de ilustraciones (index of illustrations), indice general (general index), 363p. SCW12020 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Looking for God in Brazil: The Progressive Catholic Church in Urban Brazil's Religious Arena, Burdick, John
7 Looking for God in Brazil: The Progressive Catholic Church in Urban Brazil's Religious Arena
Burdick, John

University of California Press Berkeley, California 1993
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0520080009 / 9780520080003



BE2 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has some stains on the front, lightly cocked, label on the back, some scattered stains, lightly soiled on the top of a couple of inside pages, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. 9.5"x6.5", 280 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC36722BB 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Patronage and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Brazil
Graham, Richard

Stanford University Press Stanford, California 1990
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0804715939 / 9780804715935



H3 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has "USED" stamped on the bottom page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC24135BB 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Peru
Alba, Victor

Westview Press Boulder, Colorado, USA 1977
Hard Cover
Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0891581111 / 9780891581116

Ex-Library

BD3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in brown cloth with black lettering on the spine an the front board plus there is some light tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped to the boards plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, and labels on the front and back free endpapers, the copyright page, and the back fixed endpaper plus the library stamp on the copyright page has been heavily marked out with black marker with some bleeding onto the title page plus there is some very soiling on the right outside paper edges. A historical, political, social, and economic background to the coup of military officers in Peru in 1968. Endnotes, for further reading, 245p. SCW11867 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Streets with No Names: A Journey into Central and South America, McGuire, Stryker
10 Streets with No Names: A Journey into Central and South America
McGuire, Stryker

Atlantic Monthly Press New York 1991
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0871134330 / 9780871134332



BG3 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. The author was both a Latin America Regional Editor and Mexico City Bureau Chief for Newsweek. This book is a travelogue about his travels throughout Central and South America and the people he encountered. Each chapter is intended to capture the spirit of a particular country. These chapters focus on the human reality of everyday life and include perceptive historical overviews. 8.5"x5.75", 291 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. SCW04312 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Bahamas from Slavery to Servitude, 1783-1933, Johnson, Howard
11 The Bahamas from Slavery to Servitude, 1783-1933
Johnson, Howard

University Press of Florida Gainesville, Florida 1996
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Printing
0813014948 / 9780813014944



BU4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, top to bottom crease on the back inside flap, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has some rubbing on the cover edges, bumped on some corners, some light scuffing on the top, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. EC13663BB 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 The Brazilian Economy: Structure and Performance
Willumsen, Maria J. F. and Eduardo Giannetti da Fonesca (editors)

North-South Center Press/University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida, USA 1997
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, 
6"x9"

0935501983 / 9780935501988

Ex-Library

BZ3 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is clear plastic tape reinforcing the spine plus there are the usual library labels and stamps on the spine wrapping around onto the back, top outside paper edges, inside surface of the front cover, and title page. A collection of papers on the performance of the Brazilian economy in recent decades. The also analyze the country's prospects for economic stability and involvement in the international economy. The contributors are all renowned Brazilian economists. Contributors, indexed, 288p. SCW06802 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 The Emerging Nations and the American Revolution
Morris, Richard B.

Harper & Row, Publishers New York, New York, USA 1970
Hard Cover
Good+, Very Good-
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
First Edition


Ex-Library

CE3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is tape staining on the outside board surfaces and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are teh usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, copyright page, and back free endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A bicentennial appraisal of the first successful decolonization movement and its continuing significance in the 1970s. Indexed, 238p. This book weighs more than 2 pounds when packaged to ship. SCW08289 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 The Origins of the Latin American Revolutions, 1808-1826
Humphreys, R. A. And John Lynch (editors)

Alfred A. Knopf New York, New York, USA 1966
Hard Cover
Good, Good
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
First Edition


Ex-Library

BC6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some tape staining on the inside surfaces of the front and back boards and front and back endpapers plus there is some light fading and soiling of the tinting on the top outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, seal, label, and pocket on the bottom outside paper edges, title page, copyright page, and back endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear on the front top edge plus there is a library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of writings on the foundations of revolutionary thought and action in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the Western Hemisphere. The editors provide an introduction that summarizes the background along with an analysis of the character of the Latin American revolutions. Glossary of Spanish and Portuguese terms, selected bibliography, 308p. SCW07603 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 The Prados of Sao Paulo, Brazil: An Elite Family and Social Change, 1840-1930
Levi, Darrell E.

The University Of Georgia Press Athens, Georgia, U.S.A. 1987
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0820309443 / 9780820309446

Ex-Library

AS6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine and back top, fading on the spine and gutters, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps taped on the top and bottom to the book cover, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, library stamping on the top page edges, title page, and front loose endpaper with card adhered, a few dog-eared pages, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. SW32BB 
Price: 6.50 USD
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16 The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery
Brown, Vincent

Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 2008
Trade Paperback
Fine, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CM6 - An uncorrected page proof trade paperback book in fine condition. Insightful and powerfully affecting, The Reaper's Garden promises to enrich our understanding of the ways that death shaped political life in the world of Atlantic slavery and beyond. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC20861BB 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 The Thief at the End of the World: Rubber, Power, and the Seeds of Empire
Jackson, Joe

Viking New York 2008
Trade Paperback
Near Fine, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CM6 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has very light discoloration and shelf wear. The story of one man's journey down that Amazon - and into history. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC20867BB 
Price: 15.00 USD
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