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This book examines the process of dismantling the democratic institutions and protections in Venezuela under the Hugo Chvez regime. The actions of the Chvez government have influenced similar processes and undemocratic maneuverings in Ecuador, B...

Dismantling Democracy in Venezuela: The Chvez Authoritarian Experiment

Roman coins often shed light on Roman public life and society through the legends, portraits, and images they bear. The papers collected in this volume were originally presented at the Second E. Togo Salmon Conference on Roman Studies. The eight c...

Roman Coins and Public Life under the Empire: E. Togo Salmon Papers II (Roman Theater & Society)

A landmark collaboration between a thirty-year veteran of the CIA and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, The Main Enemy is the dramatic inside story of the CIA-KGB spy wars, told through the actions of the men who fought them. Based on hundreds ...

The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB

They were abolitionists, speculators, slave owners, government officials, and occasional politicians. They were observers of the anxieties and dramas of empire. And they were from one family. The Inner Life of Empires tells the intimate history of...

The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History

An intimate encounter between the charismatic Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Che Guevara's daughter Aleida. Is Venezuela the new Cuba? Elected by an overwhelming popular mandate in 1998, which has been reaffirmed in elections several times ...

Chvez, Venezuela and the New Latin America: An interview with Hugo Chvez

Yemen's modern history is unique and deserves to be better understood. While the borders of most Middle East states were defined by colonial powers after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, a single Yemeni state was not formed until 1990. In fact,...

A History of Modern Yemen

Searching for Africa in Brazil is a learned exploration of tradition and change in Afro-Brazilian religions. Focusing on the convergence of anthropologists' and religious leaders' exegeses, Stefania Capone argues that twentieth-century anthropolog...

Searching for Africa in Brazil: Power and Tradition in Candombl

On April 6, 2003, twenty-six Green Berets, including those of Sergeant 1st Class Frank Anentori's Special Forces A-Team (call sign Roughneck Nine One), led a violent battle against a vastly superior force at the remote crossroads near the village ...

Roughneck Nine-One: The Extraordinary Story of a Special Forces A-team at War

Highland Indians and the State in Modern Ecuador chronicles the changing forms of indigenous engagement with the Ecuadorian state since the early nineteenth century that, by the beginning of the twenty-first century, had facilitated the growth of ...

Highland Indians and the State in Modern Ecuador (Pitt Latin American Studies)

On the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of its first publication, here is the definitive edition of the book acclaimed as "the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust" (Wall Street Journal) and "the first mast...

The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale

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