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1 A Concise History of the Caribbean (Cambridge Concise Histories) B. W. Higman
New York NY Cambridge University Press 2010 0521043484 / 9780521043489 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey history of the Caribbean arranged chronologically. Details ancient history, first European encounters, colonization, plantations and slavery, rebellions, dictatorships, and economic development. 357 pp. includes 10 b&w maps and 15 b&w plates. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling and creasing; minimal wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Hernan Cortes: Conqueror of Mexico Galt, Tom and Others
Washington, DC The Pan American Union 1944 First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book Pietro Lazzari 
White booklet with color illustration, stapled, 16 pp, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Illustrated with black and white photographs; cover and map by Pietro Lazzari and map by Dorothy Sweetser. One of a series of booklets for young readers put out by The Pan American Union, by special permission of the World Federation of Education Associations, 1944, first edition. Illustrator: Pietro Lazzari. Discusses the life of explorer Hernan Cortes and his conquest of Mexico. CONDITION: Good; Clean and bright with no markings. Cover has some very light creasing, edge wear and a tear to spine ends to both front and rear covers. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Simon Bolivar Neff, Priscella
Washington, DC The Pan American Union 1944 First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Pietro Lazzari 
White booklet with color illustration, stapled, 16 pp, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Illustrated with black and white photographs; cover by Pietro Lazzari and map by Dorothy Sweetser. One of a series of booklets for young readers put out by The Pan American Union, by special permission of the World Federation of Education Associations, 1944, first edition. This booklet discusses the life of explorer Simon Bolivar and his conquest of South America. CONDITION: Very Good; clean and bright with no markings. Some corner -tip creasing and couple tiny nick to top page edges. Cover has some light creasing, edge wear. Illustrator: Pietro Lazzari. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 Decision and Structure: U.S. Refugee Policy in the Mariel Crisis Rivera, Mario A.
Lanham MD University Press of America 1991 081918389X / 9780819183897 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A critical analysis of the U.S. government's response to both Haitian and Cuban immigration during the Mariel boat crisis. Argues that the responses were both too bureaucratic and too politicized beginning with the failure to heed pre-Crisis intelligence. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal marks; price sticker remnant on top right front cover; bar code label at bottom right rear; slight bump to bottom spine end. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 A History of Argentina in the Twentieth Century Romero, Luis Alberto
State College PA Penn State University Press 2002 0271021918 / 9780271021911 1st American Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library binding. Examines 20th century Argentine history with an emphasis on the various governments - Radical, Conservative, Peron - and their effects on national development. Also briefly discussed the Falklands War Book Condition : Good+, Ex-College Library; no text markings; bookplate inside front cover; catalog label and checkout slip on rear free end paper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Bonjour Blanc: A Journey Through Haiti Thomson, Ian
London, England Hutchinson 1992 0091770785 / 9780091770785 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part history, part travelogue detailing the complexities and cultural conflicts of the island nation culminating in the rebellion and ouster of Baby Doc Duvalier. Possible 1st edition. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal marks; light age toning; bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; creasing and rubbing; tearing/chipping to corners; price sticker on inside front flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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