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Cuba
La lucha por la libertad
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 1296 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $20.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-80424-2 (0-345-80424-4)

La isla de Cuba fue, desde la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII, un territorio clave para el control del tráfico marítimo de las rutas hacia el Nuevo Mundo. Su privilegiada situación geo­gráfica y la mezcla de culturas y tradiciones han hecho de esta pequeña isla un lugar esencial en el Caribe... Read more >

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By the Lake of Sleeping Children

Written by Luis Urrea


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 1, 1996
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-48419-0 (0-385-48419-4)

By the Lake of Sleeping Children delves into the post-NAFTA and Proposition 187 border purgatory of garbage pickers and dump dwellers, gawking tourists and relief workers, fearsome coyotes and their desperate clientele. In sixteen indelible portraits, Urrea illuminates the horrors and the simple joys of people trapped between the two worlds... Read more >
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The Altar of My Soul
The Living Traditions of Santeria
Written by Marta Moreno Vega


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: August 28, 2001
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-42155-5 (0-345-42155-8)

Long cloaked in protective secrecy, demonized by Western society, and distorted by Hollywood, Santería is at last emerging from the shadows with an estimated 75 million orisha followers worldwide. In The Altar of My Soul, Marta Moreno Vega recounts the compelling true story of her journey from ignorance and skepticism to... Read more >
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Operation Massacre

Written by Rodolfo Walsh
Afterword by Ricardo Piglia
Translated by Daniella Gitlin
Foreword by Michael Greenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 252 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-513-5 (1-60980-513-5)

1956. Argentina has just lost its charismatic president Juán Perón in a military coup, and terror reigns across the land. June 1956: eighteen people are reported dead in a failed Peronist uprising. December 1956: sometime journalist, crime fiction writer, studiedly unpoliticized chess aficionado Rodolfo Walsh learns by chance that one of... Read more >
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Travels in a Thin Country
A Journey Through Chile
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 16, 1999
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-75365-7 (0-375-75365-6)

Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide—not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the... Read more >
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From Columbus to Castro
The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969
Written by Eric Williams


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 1984
Price: $19.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-71502-5 (0-394-71502-0)

From Columbus to Castro is about 30 million people scattered across an arc of islands--Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, Trinidad, among others--separated by the languages and cultures of their colonizers, but joined together, nevertheless, by a common heritage. For whether French, English, Dutch, Spanish, Danish, or--latterly--American, the nationality of their masters... Read more >

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The Boys from Little Mexico
A Season Chasing the American Dream
Written by Steve Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0152-3 (0-8070-0152-X)

In the tradition of Buzz Bissinger’s Friday Night Lights, a sensitive and clear-eyed journalist takes us deep inside Oregon’s only all-Hispanic boys’ high school soccer team, a team whose players stand on the cusp of change.

The all-Hispanic boys’ soccer team from Woodburn High has made the playoffs for nineteen straight years--but... Read more >

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Zapata and the Mexican Revolution

Written by John Womack


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 12, 1970
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-0-394-70853-9 (0-394-70853-9)

"A feat of historical writing...Womack has an uncanny feeling for the infinitely complex strains of Mexico as a civilization."--Carlos Fuentes, The New York Review of Books Read more >
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Zapatista Encuentro
Documents from the 1996 Encounter for Humanity and Against Neoliberalism
Written by Zapatistas


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: July 9, 2002
Price: $6.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-548-6 (1-58322-548-X)

“Why is everyone so quiet? Is this the democracy you wanted?” So ask the Zapatistas, the group of indigenous Mexicans who, on January 1, 1994, mounted a rebellion against the implementation of NAFTA, political corruption, and the slow, unreported genocide of indigenous people worldwide. As the group expressed their demands and... Read more >
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La Otra Historia de los Estados Unidos

Written by Howard Zinn
Translated by Toni Strubel


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-351-3 (1-60980-351-5)

Howard Zinn’s books have inspired students and activists of all ages, affirming the power of ordinary people to influence the course of history. In La Otra Historia of Los Estados Unidos, the definitive Spanish-language edition of Zinn’s classic A People’s History of the United States, Zinn takes on the standard narrative... Read more >
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