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Wonder Wander: 522 Days In Latin America By Aaron Devine
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Wonder/Wander tells the story of the people and places the author encountered while living and working as a 23-year-old American in communities off the tourist trail in Latin America. From a baseball... More > playing farmer in a Nicaraguan coffee field to an Andean wise man in search of an ancient path in Peru; from a dangerous marketplace in central Caracas to the pampas of Argentina haunted by gaucho ghosts - the author moves readers through the continent's diverse landscapes and characters, bringing them with him to wonder and wander across 522 days in Latin America.< Less
Strange Beginnings: Adventures, Misadventures and More in Latin America By SJ Clark
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Follow the story of Shelley’s trip of a lifetime journey through Latin America. Alone, but never completely so, Shelley travels throughout Southern Mexico, through Central America and into the... More > wild, unknown of South America. Climbing active volcanoes, hiking the deepest canyon in the world, cycling the most dangerous road in the world, visiting ancient Mayan and Incan civilizations, Shelley shares her experiences with the reader. Witnessing Shelley’s growth as she lets go of her inhibitions and experiences the trip of a lifetime, gives us all a sense that we do, one day, could sell our Suzuki Swifts and head out there to the great big unknown.< Less
Strange Beginnings: Adventures, Misadventures and More in Latin America By SJ Clark
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Follow the story of Shelley’s trip of a lifetime journey through Latin America. Alone, but never completely so, Shelley travels throughout Southern Mexico, through Central America and into the... More > wild, unknown of South America. Climbing active volcanoes, hiking the deepest canyon in the world, cycling the most dangerous road in the world, visiting ancient Mayan and Incan civilizations, Shelley shares her experiences with the reader. Witnessing Shelley’s growth as she lets go of her inhibitions and experiences the trip of a lifetime, gives us all a sense that we do, one day, could sell our Suzuki Swifts and head out there to the great big unknown.< Less
Killing America: What Poisoned A Noble Experiment By Jon Mercurio
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Our founders gave us a style of government that solved the problem of the form that survived the revolutionary war. The new style lasted virtually unchanged for over a century and during that time... More > few expressed dismay at how government operated. The year 1913 witnessed a fundamental change in how our government functioned and it was this change that set the stage for today's low respect for our central government. It took a while; a major depression and two world wars would redefine America and started a long decline of the peoples affection for their government. But that could not have happened without the sixteenth amendment.< Less
A Revision of Snakes of the Genus Conophis (Family Colubridae, from Middle America) By John Wellman
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Strategic Consequences Of The Iraq War: U.S. Security Interests In Central Asia Reassessed By Elizabeth Wishnick & Strategic Studies Institute
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Central Asia is a key theater in the war on terrorism where fragile new states are attempting to consolidate political power, build legitimacy, and stoke economic development at the same time that... More > they face a range of threats with security forces badly in need of reform. While the United States has recognized the pivotal role of Central Asia and greatly expanded its activities there, this is a new venue for America. U.S. policymakers are learning in stride as they seek ways to both strengthen the Central Asian states and to encourage them to undertake badly needed political reforms. In this monograph, Elizabeth Wishnick builds on the analysis in her important 2002 SSI study, Growing U.S. Security Interests in Central Asia. She contends that by highlighting antiterrorism, the United States addresses a symptom rather than the causes of instability in Central Asia; thus it is contributing to the radicalization of political opposition movements and discrediting both democratization and the U.S. commitment to it.< Less
Labour Control in Belize, Jamaica and the United States of America: History Dissertation Prizewinner By Peter Hitchen
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Labour Control in Belize, Jamaica and the United States of America: History Dissertation Prizewinner By Peter Hitchen
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The award winning thesis focussed on Post-Emancipation systems of labour control using a comparative analysis of the United States, from 1865 to 'Redemption’ in 1877, & the British... More > Caribbean colonies of Belize & Jamaica, from Emancipation in 1838 until Crown Colony rule, 1871 for Belize, & 1866 for Jamaica. The purpose being to highlight the differences & similarities, & further an understanding of why certain historical phenomena occurred in 1 or 2 regions & not in another. The fundamental argument being that there was no simple step from slavery to freedom. That the local oligarchies in each region attempted to prevent, the former ‘Negro’ slaves from attaining full freedom, economically or politically, after Emancipation; tackling the extent to which they were prepared to go with coercive tactics to achieve their aims, using a variety of primary/secondary sources. Thus, the transition was not from slavery to freedom but from one system of labour controls to another, maintaining a de facto slavery.< Less
Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age: A Report of the Markle Foundation Task Force By The Markle Foundation
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The Markle Task Force explores ways in which we can organize people at all levels—from neighborhoods to federal agencies—and develop innovative technologies that will allow us to mobilize... More > information to better prevent terrorist attacks in the U.S., reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, minimize damage, and recover from attacks that may occur. This report also examines the potential of the Department of Homeland Security as a central hub for the collection and analysis of information.< Less
Jacob Looss of the Edinburgh: The Story of the Lose/Loss Family in America By Daniel Loss
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On October 2, 1753 Jacob Looß arrived in Philadelphia aboard the ship Edinburgh. Today his descendants live throughout the United States, with concentrations in central PA, northern... More > IL/southern WI, and Colorado. Common surnames include Lose, Loss, Loos, Loose, Leitzel, Bailey, Tittle, Hoover, Zerbe, Hackenburg, Kloepping, Doebler, and Baker< Less

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