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Francisco Pizarro: Conqueror of the Incas (Signature Lives: Renaissance Era series), Somervill, Barbara A.
1 Francisco Pizarro: Conqueror of the Incas (Signature Lives: Renaissance Era series) Somervill, Barbara A.
0756510619 / 9780756510619 Paperback. Very Good. 
Softcover published 2005 by Compass Point Books. Only light wear to covers. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 112 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography; Glossary; Timeline; maps; color and black-and-white photos. Language: English. Heavily illustrated profile of the Spanish explorer and his devastating effect on the Incan empire. Young Adult reading level, for older children and up. Keywords: history, Peru, South America, biography, conquistador, New World. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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2 Gold and Gods of Peru Baumann, Hans
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st English printing hardcover 1963 Pantheon / Oxford. NO DUSTJACKET. GIFT INSCRIPTION on title page. One corner bumped. Text clean and bright; binding tight. 218pp, Index, Glossary, color photos, B/W drawings, map chart of cultures. Language: English. Translated by Stella Humphries. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spine, gilt Incan motif on front. Keywords: Peruvian, Inca, Pre-Columbian, civilization, culture, art, artifacts. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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News of a Kidnapping, Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Grossman, Edith (translator)
3 News of a Kidnapping Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Grossman, Edith (translator)
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Hardcover. Stated 1st U.S. edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1997 Knopf. Very clean; no marks. 1 page creased. 291pp. Language: English (translated from the Spanish). NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority--Surface or Airmail only. 'Garcia Marquez, Latin America's Nobel prize-winning novelist, turns his hand for the first time to nonfiction to explain, through one individual's experience, the widespread kidnapping in Colombia. Although focusing on Maruja Pachon's six months in captivity and her prominent husband's efforts to obtain her release, the book is really about the 1990 abduction of ten individuals by drug traffickers hoping to prevent their extradition to the United States. As he does so memorably in his fiction, the author captures the political intricacies and strange, deep involvement of drug dealers in Colombian life, turning what as easily could have been an imagined story into a fascinating exploration of contemporary culture, politics, and drug lords. Highly recommended.'--Roderic A. Camp, Library Journal. Keywords: Medellin, Pablo Escobar, cartel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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No Peaceful Way: Chile's Struggle for Dignity, MacEoin, Gary
4 No Peaceful Way: Chile's Struggle for Dignity MacEoin, Gary
0836205693 / 9780836205695 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket published 1974 by Sheed and Ward. Light-to-average wear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 230 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography. Language: English. 'Chile's experiment with democratic socialism under Salvatore Allende was sabotaged by an invisible blockade, charges Dr. Gary MacEoin, the dean of Latin American political analysts. No Peaceful Way exposes and documents how the ITT Corp. and other transnational companies worked with agencies of the U.S. Government, including the CIA, in concert with the World Bank, Paris Club, etc. to wreak economic havoc in Chile.'--from front jacket. Keywords: history, political science, Chilean, military dictatorship. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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