all ebooks in category: South American History

«Doctor Socrates» by Andrew Downie
English | ISBN: 9781471154096 | EPUB | 4.9 MB

'Compelling from start to finish…Downie does full justice to an extraordinary life' Pete Davies, author of All Played Out. A stunning new biography of Socrates, …

The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives
2017 | ISBN: 0822368757, 0822368978 | English | 208 pages | PDF | 24 MB

In The Extractive Zone Macarena Gómez-Barris traces the political, aesthetic, and performative practices that emerge in opposition to the ruinous effects of extractive capital. The …

«The Lost City of Z» by David Grann
English | ISBN: 9781847378057 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

**NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING ROBERT PATTINSON, CHARLIE HUNNAM AND SIENNA MILLER** ‘A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure’JOHN GRISHAM The story of …

Memories from Darkness: Archaeology of Repression and Resistance in Latin America (Repost)
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1441906789 | PDF | pages: 205 | 6.3 mb

To Write What one Could Not Tell Anyone You who live in all tranquility So warm and comfortable in your houses, You who come home …

Imagining the Atacama Desert : A Five-Hundred-Year Journey of Discovery
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1607816105 | 454 Pages | PDF | 69 MB

Widely regarded as the driest place on earth, the seemingly desolate Atacama Desert of Chile is a place steeped in intrigue and haunted by collective …

Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas
2019 | ISBN: 0691190933 | English | 400 pages | PDF/EPUB | 15 MB/25 MB

The untold story of how U.S. development efforts in postwar Latin America helped lead to the dismantling of the U.S. welfare state In the years …

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On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden
English | October 9th, 2019 | ISBN: 0300232748 | 336 pages | EPUB | 6.08 MB

An insightful exploration of the iconic Galápagos tortoises, and how their fate is inextricably linked to our own in a rapidly changing world The Galápagos …

Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice across Andean Worlds
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0822359448, 0822359634 | 368 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Earth Beings is the fruit of Marisol de la Cadena's decade-long conversations with Mariano and Nazario Turpo, father and son, runakuna or Quechua people. Concerned …

Walter Ralegh: Architect of Empire
English | November 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1541645790 | 576 pages | EPUB | 8.06 MB

From a Bancroft Prize-winning historian, a biography of the famed poet, courtier, and colonizer, showing how he laid the foundations of the English Empire Sir …

Stringing Together a Nation: Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon and the Construction of a Modern Brazil, 1906–1930 (Repost)
English | 2004 | ISBN: 0822332493 | PDF | pages: 243 | 1.7 mb

Focusing on one of the most fascinating and debated figures in the history of modern Brazil, Stringing Together a Nation is the first full-length study …