The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers)

The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin

Bordering all but two of South America’s other nations and by far Latin America’s largest country, Brazil differs linguistically, historically, and culturally from Spanish America. Its indigenous peoples share the country with descendants of Portuguese conquerors and the Africans they imported to work as slaves, along with more recent immigrants from southern Europe, Japan, the Middle East, and elsewhere. Capturing the scope of this country’s rich diversity and distinction as no other book has done—with more than a hundred entries from a wealth of perspectives—The Brazil Reader offers a fascinating guide to Brazilian life, culture, and history. Complementing traditional views with fresh ones, The Brazil Reader’s historical selections range from early colonization to the present day, with sections on imperial and republican Brazil, the days of slavery, the Vargas years, and the more recent return to democracy. They include letters, photographs, interviews, legal documents, visual art, music, poetry, fiction, reminiscences, and scholarly analyses. They also include observations by ordinary residents, both urban and rural, as well as foreign visitors and experts on Brazil. Probing beneath the surface of Brazilian reality—past and present—The Reader looks at social be...

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  • Brand: Brand: Duke University Press Books
  • ASIN: 0822322900

An African American and Latinx History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)

An African American and Latinx History of the

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rightsSpanning more than two hundred years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the “Global South” was crucial to the development of America as we know it. Scholar and activist Paul Ortiz challenges the notion of westward progress as exalted by widely taught formulations like “manifest destiny” and “Jacksonian democracy,” and shows how placing African American, Latinx, and Indigenous voices unapologetically front and center transforms US history into one of the working class organizing against imperialism.Drawing on rich narratives and primary source documents, Ortiz links racial segregation in the Southwest and the rise and violent fall of a powerful tradition of Mexican labor organizing in the twentieth century, to May 1, 2006, known as International Workers’ Day, when migrant laborers—Chicana/os, Afrocubanos, and immigrants from every continent on earth—united in resistance on the first “Day Without Immigrants.” As African American civil rights activists fought Jim Crow laws and Mexican labor organizers warred against the suffocating grip of capitalism, Black and Spanish-lang...

  • ASIN: 0807013102

American Government and Politics Today (American Government and Politics Today With Latin American Politics Supplement)

American Government and Politics Today (American Government and

American Government and Politics paperback textbook

  • ASIN: 1285120841

Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible

Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction

Top-notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation. The book concisely introduces the Old and New Testaments and related topics and examines a wide variety of historical and contemporary interpretive approaches, including African, African-American, Asian, and Latino streams. Contributors include N. T. Wright, M. Daniel Carroll R., Stephen Fowl, Joel Green, Michael Holmes, Edith Humphrey, Christopher Rowland, and K. K. Yeo, among others. Questions for reflection and discussion, an annotated bibliography, and a glossary are included.

  • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books
  • ASIN: 0801098394

Custom Enrichment Module: Latino-American Politics Supplement

Custom Enrichment Module: Latino-American Politics

This revised and updated thirty-two-page supplement uses real examples to detail politics related to Latino Americans.

  • ASIN: 1111344817

Bundle: Understanding American Government - No Separate Policy Chapter, 13th + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: Understanding American Government - No Separate Policy

UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is highly respected and trusted for its attention to research and issues of diversity as well as for its award-winning team of authors. While covering the foundations and features of American government, this text also moves beyond the nuts and bolts to explain why and how important features of government have evolved, what their impact on government and individuals is, and why these features are controversial (if they are) and worth learning. More than just narrating facts and current issues, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT leaves students with an understanding of the "why" so that they can apply what they've learned long after completing the course. UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is a three-time winner of the American Government Textbook Award for the Best Treatment of Women in Politics, awarded by the Women's Caucus for Political Science.

  • ASIN: 1111872538

Bundle: Cengage Advantage Books: American Government, 10th + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: Cengage Advantage Books: American Government, 10th +

  • ASIN: 1111872317

Bundle: The Irony of Democracy: An Uncommon Introduction to American Politics, 15th + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: The Irony of Democracy: An Uncommon Introduction

The question at the center of the 15th edition of THE IRONY OF DEMOCRACY is "How democratic is American society?" While most American government texts address politics from a pluralist perspective, this text approaches the subject by addressing the theme of elitism and contrasting it with democratic theory and modern pluralist theory. As a result, this text helps students understand why the U.S. government works as it does.

  • ASIN: 1111872287

Bundle: American Government and Politics Today: Essentials 2011 - 2012 Edition, 16th + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: American Government and Politics Today: Essentials 2011

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS 2011-2012 EDITION inspires students to join the exciting process of being active, informed citizens. Bardes, Shelley, and Schmidt provide an unbiased and concisely organized overview of this essential subject, updated with complete Election 2010 coverage and the latest on the economic downturn and recovery policy. The text's fundamental theme continues to be the importance of participating in active citizenship, emphasizing continual critical thinking about political issues, and encouraging students to become involved in the political process. With a keen understanding of the needs and interests of today's students, the authors incorporate abundant current examples, including increased coverage of the impact of the Internet and other media, to stimulate learning and excitement. The text is redesigned for even greater reader appeal.

  • ASIN: 1111872082

Bundle: The Promise and Performance of American Democracy, 10th + Latino-American Politics Supplement by Bond Jon R. Smith Kevin B. (2011-01-10) Paperback

Bundle: The Promise and Performance of American Democracy,

  • ASIN: B012UOURPG

Bundle: American Government and Politics Today - Texas Edition, 2011-2012, 15th + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: American Government and Politics Today - Texas

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, TEXAS EDITION, 2011-2012 encourages students to experience the excitement that comes with being an engaged and informed citizen and provides tools for getting involved and stories of real young people who have made a difference and impacted our political system. Schmidt's streamlined presentation of content helps students stay focused on what is most important. In addition, Questions to Consider, which appear in the chapter opener to help students target their reading, are now revisited in the chapter summary. The addition of Texas authors Maxwell, Crain and Santos, as well as ten more chapters to the Table of Contents, offers substantial coverage of Texas politics.

  • ASIN: 1111872511

Bundle: American Government and Politics: Texas Edition + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: American Government and Politics: Texas Edition +

American Government and Politics, Texas Edition asks students to consider what U.S. citizenship really means. Unique chapters on citizenship and civic culture focus on the issues of civic participation and the implications of good citizenship. Combined with 7 chapters on Texas Politics, this textbook will fulfill the two semester sequence of American Government/Texas Politics by providing thorough coverage of the importance of the founding of our country and on the meaning of citizenship.

  • ASIN: 1111872090

Bundle: American Government: Brief Version, 10th + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: American Government: Brief Version, 10th + Latino-American

This popular brief edition text for the one-semester or one-quarter American Government course maintains the framework of Wilson's complete text, emphasizing the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what ends. Completely up to date, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, BRIEF VERSION, TENTH EDITION offers new coverage of such key and emerging issues as the 2010 campaigns and elections; leadership of President Obama and the 111th Congress; the economic downturn and new policies to combat the crisis; healthcare reform; recent changes to the Supreme Court; same-sex marriage; and the war in Afghanistan.

  • ASIN: 1111872554

Bundle: Gateways to Democracy: An Introduction to American Government + Latino-American Politics Supplement

Bundle: Gateways to Democracy: An Introduction to American

GATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY begins and ends with student engagement. This new textbook by authors John G. Geer, Wendy J. Schiller, and Jeffrey A. Segal peels back the layers of the American political system to expose its inner workings and examine how competing interests can both facilitate and block the people's will. The authors provide a realistic yet optimistic view of the ways American Government can be both influenced by students and responsive to their hopes and dreams. GATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY covers the core concepts required in an introductory course while challenging students to figure out their own standards for the society in which they want to live in the twenty-first century.

  • ASIN: 1111871825

Texas politics today, 2011-2012 edition with Latin American politics supplement

Texas politics today, 2011-2012 edition with Latin American

Accompanied by a sealed Course Reader: Texas Politics: 0-30.

  • ASIN: 1285112504

Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security (City Lights Open Media)

Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines

"In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics … Miller's book arrives at a moment when it appears that part of the Homeland Security apparatus is backpedaling by promising to tone down its tactics, maybe prodded by investigative journalism, maybe by the revelations of NSA leaker Edward Snowden … Border Patrol is quite possibly the right book at the right time … "—Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times"At the start of his unsettling and important new book, Border Patrol Nation, Miller observes that these days 'it is common to see the Border Patrol in places—such as Erie, Pennsylvania; Rochester, New York; or Forks, Washington—where only fifteen years ago it would have seemed far-fetched, if not unfathomable.'”—Barbara Spindel, Christian Science Monitor"Miller’s approach in Border Patrol Nation is to offer a glimpse into the secretive operations of the Border Patrol, reporting with a journalist’s objectivity and nose for a good story. Miller’s book is full of facts, and it’s clear he’s outraged, but he gives voices to people on every side of the issue … Miller’s ...

  • ASIN: 0872866319

The Senecans: Four Men and Margaret Thatcher

The Senecans: Four Men and Margaret

A year after the death of Margaret Thatcher, a young historian arrives to ask Peter Stothard, Editor of the Time Literary Supplement and former editor of The Time, some sharp questions about his memories of the Thatcher era. During the interview the offices from where he long observed British politics are being systematically flattened by wrecking balls. From the dust and destruction of a collapsing newspaper plant emerge portraits of the Senecans, four of the men who made the Thatcher court so different from that of her successors. As well as love of Britain's first female Prime Minister they shared strange Latin lessons in a crumbling riverside bar. They took their name from their taste for the work of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a pioneer writer from Cordoba in Roman Spain, a philosopher, courtier and acquirer of massive wealth from the age of the Emperor Nero.Blending memoir with ancient and modern politics in the manner of his acclaimed diaries, Spartacus Road and Alexandria, Peter Stothard sheds a sideways light on Margaret Thatcher's "believing age", a personal picture of our recent history. In finally identifying his interviewer he also answers questions about his own literary and political journey.

  • Brand: Overlook Press
  • ASIN: 1468313428

Money and politics in Latin America (Statistical abstract of Latin America, supplement series)

Money and politics in Latin America (Statistical abstract

  • ASIN: 0879032324

Latin America: 1995-1997 Supplement (Special Studies Series)

Latin America: 1995-1997 Supplement (Special Studies

  • ASIN: 1556557302

United States-Mexico Border Statistics Since 1900: 1990 Update (STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF LATIN AMERICA, SUPPLEMENT SERIES)

United States-Mexico Border Statistics Since 1900: 1990 Update

  • ASIN: 0879032561

United States-Mexico Border Statistics Since 1900 (STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF LATIN AMERICA, SUPPLEMENT SERIES)

United States-Mexico Border Statistics Since 1900 (STATISTICAL ABSTRACT

  • ASIN: 0879032510

Statistical Abstract of the United States-Mexico Borderlands (STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF LATIN AMERICA, SUPPLEMENT SERIES)

Statistical Abstract of the United States-Mexico Borderlands (STATISTICAL

  • Brand: Brand: Univ of California at La
  • ASIN: 087903243X

Additional reasons, for our immediately emancipating Spanish America: Deduced, from the new and extraordinary circumstances, of the present crisis ... ... a supplement to "South American independence"

Additional reasons, for our immediately emancipating Spanish America:

  • ASIN: B00086E51Q

Latin America: Special Studies, 1992-1994 : Supplement (Special Studies Series)

Latin America: Special Studies, 1992-1994 : Supplement (Special

  • ASIN: 1556555377
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