Born in Blood and Fire

Deeply knowledgeable about the geography, history, and culture of the region, Chasteen serves as the reader's guide as he masterfully ties together the history of more than twenty countries spanning more than six centuries. Beginning with the Encounter and ending in our current times, Chasteen tells a story filled with despair and hope, conquest and colonization, racial mixing and class construction, revolution and the formation of the republics, and the never-ending quest for sustained economic growth and social equality. Students' understanding of this much-misunderstood region will be forever changed after reading this beautifully written book.

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  • Author : John Charles Chasteen
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Pages : 340 pages
  • ISBN : 9780393911541
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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Born in Blood and Fire

Born in Blood and Fire
  • Author : John Charles Chasteen
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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Deeply knowledgeable about the geography, history, and culture of the region, Chasteen serves as the reader's guide as he masterfully ties together the history of more than twenty countries spanning more than six centuries. Beginning with the Encounter and ending in our current times, Chasteen tells a story filled with despair and hope, conquest and colonization, racial mixing and class construction, revolution and the formation of the republics, and the never-ending quest for sustained economic growth and social equality. Students'

Born in Blood and Fire

Born in Blood and Fire
  • Author : John Charles Chasteen
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 28 June 2016
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Born in Blood and Fire, Fourth Edition has been extensively revised to heighten emphasis on current cultural analyses of Latin American society and facilitate meaningful connections between the Encounter and the present. Throughout the Fourth Edition, a new full-color design highlights an enriched and expanded map and illustration program. This, along with new quizzing and assessment options and a new edition of the companion reader, offers students and instructors more support than ever before.

Born in Blood and Fire

Born in Blood and Fire
  • Author : John Charles Chasteen
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 May 2016
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A thematic anthology of primary sources for Latin American social and cultural history, the Second Edition reader complements the table of contents of Born in Blood and Fire, Fourth Edition, and draws on newspapers, novels, magazines, and journals--many translated by Chasteen himself--to present compelling narrative accounts of life and society across Latin American history.

Born in Blood

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  • Author : John J. Robinson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 September 2009
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Its mysterious symbols and rituals had been used in secret for centuries before Freemasonry revealed itself in 1717. But where had this powerful organization come from and why had Freemasonry been attacked by the Roman Catholic Church? Robinson answers those questions and more.

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Blood Born
  • Author : Linda Howard,Linda Jones
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 27 April 2010
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When the human and the vampire worlds collide, there will be hell to pay. Luca Ambrus is a rare breed: vampire from birth, begotten by vampire parents, blood born. He is also an agent of the Council—the centuries-old cabal that governs vampirekind, preserving their secrecy and destroying those who betray them. When a cryptic summons leads him to the scene of the brutal killing of a powerful Council member, Luca begins the hunt for an assassin among his own

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  • Author : H. V. Nelles
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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Throughout his lively and opinionated history, award-winning author H.V. Nelles takes us on a whirlwind tour of the Canadian land and inhabitants from the earliest human occupation to the present. Canada's enduring theme, he argues, is transformation. The country has undergone several fundamental changes-from Aboriginal occupation, to French and British colonization, to the rise of an independent nation-and it is doing so yet again. Fully revised throughout, the second edition includes a new chapter that unpacks the challenges Canada

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  • Author : John J. Robinson
  • Publisher : M. Evans
  • Release : 15 January 1992
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Dungeon, Fire and Sword is a good book for all who enjoy a well-written, well-researched story of stupidity, greed, barbarity, unspeakable cruelty, deception, fraud, treachery and sanctimony... John J. Robinson has written a fascinating history of an incredible time.

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  • Author : Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Publisher : Oliver-Heber books
  • Release : 26 July 2022
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Jayne Erixour believes she knows everything about the universe. As a bounty hunter and assassin, she’s seen the worst dregs of humanity and every sentient species ever spat out of a hell realm. To her, there is no truth outside of her blaster’s recoil and her resolve to let no one get too close. Hadrian Scalera is on the run from the same brutal assassins who slaughtered every member of his family, both birth and foster. He has

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The Killing Zone
  • Author : Stephen G. Rabe
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America, Second Edition, is a comprehensive yet concise analysis of U.S. policies in Latin America during the Cold War. Author Stephen G. Rabe, a leading authority in the field, argues that the sense of joy and accomplishment that accompanied the end of the Cold War, the liberation of Eastern Europe, and the collapse of the Soviet Union must be tempered by the realization that Latin Americans paid a

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Getting High
  • Author : John Charles Chasteen
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 09 February 2016
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This fascinating book traces the global history of marijuana, reaching back thousands of years. Noted historian John Charles Chasteen follows the use of the drug since Neolithic times, which makes marijuana among the first domesticated plants. Surprisingly, though, only infrequently has it been used as a recreational drug. Instead, there is a vibrant spiritual dimension to its long history that has been continually ignored. Beginning with the familiar “outbreak” of the 1960s, Chasteen unearths successive layers of marijuana’s history.

Fire

Fire
  • Author : Kristin Cashore
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 October 2009
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A breathtaking, marvelous Graceling Realm book from New York Times bestselling author Kristin Cashore. (Cover may vary) It is not a peaceful time in the Dells. In King City, the young King Nash is clinging to the throne, while rebel lords in the north and south build armies to unseat him. War is coming. And the mountains and forest are filled with spies and thieves. This is where Fire lives, a girl whose beauty is impossibly irresistible and who can

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  • Author : Destiny Soria
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 08 June 2021
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Raised to be fierce dragon slayers, two sisters end up on opposite sides of the impending war when one sister forms an unlikely, magical bond with a dragon in this standalone YA contemporary fantasy that's perfect for fans of Slayer and Sorcery of Thorns. Dani and Eden Rivera were both born to kill dragons, but the sisters couldn't be more different. For Dani, dragon slaying takes a back seat to normal high school life, while Eden prioritizes training above everything

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  • Author : Salman Rushdie
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release : 05 September 2017
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One of the truly great writers of the century reaches beyond the very top of his game in this uncannily timely knockout of a novel. In quality and compelling scope, this is Rushdie's The Godfather meets The Great Gatsby--an unparalleled modern-day American thriller, with wonderful, moving characters and a grippingly entertaining story straight out of today's headlines, set against the panorama of American culture and politics from the inauguration of Obama to post-election Trump. When powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden

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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 07 September 2011
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At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended. Henry's fight against self-doubt threatens to ruin his future. College president Guert Affenlight, a longtime bachelor, has fallen unexpectedly and helplessly in love. Owen Dunne, Henry's gay roommate and teammate, becomes caught up in a dangerous affair. Mike Schwartz, the Harpooners' team