Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security by David R. Mares, Arie M. Kacowicz

By David R. Mares, Arie M. Kacowicz

This new guide is a complete number of state of the art essays on all elements of Latin American safety via a mixture of tested and rising students.

The Routledge guide of Latin American defense identifies the major modern themes of analysis and debate, considering that the learn of Latin America’s comparative and foreign politics has passed through dramatic adjustments because the finish of the chilly conflict, the go back of democracy and the re-legitimization and re-armament of the army opposed to the historical past of low-level makes use of of strength wanting conflict.

Latin America’s protection matters became a huge subject in diplomacy and Latin American stories. This guide units a rigorous schedule for destiny examine and is organised into five key parts:

• The Evolution of safeguard in Latin America

• Theoretical methods to safety in Latin America

• various 'Securities'

• modern nearby defense Challenges

• Latin the US and modern foreign protection Challenges

With a spotlight on modern demanding situations and the disasters of nearby associations to do away with the specter of using strength between Latin american citizens, this guide may be of serious curiosity to scholars of Latin American politics, safeguard reports, conflict and clash experiences and diplomacy in general.

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Prehistoric Thessaly by A. J. B.&M.S. Thomas Wace

By A. J. B.&M.S. Thomas Wace

Prehistoric Thessaly ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ, ИСТОРИЯ, КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО Название: Prehistoric Thessaly: Being a few Account of contemporary Excavations and Explorations in North japanese Greece from Lake Kopais to the Borders of Macedonia Автор: A. J. B.&M.S. Thomas Wace Издательство: Cambridge collage Press Год: 1912Страниц:300 ISBN: 0404147348 Формат: pdf Размер: 14.5 MB

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Liberia and Sierra Leone: An Essay in Comparative Politics by Christopher Clapham

By Christopher Clapham

Very related in many ways, yet strikingly assorted in others, Sierra Leone and Liberia have an seen charm for comparative research. They percentage the legacy of origin via immigrants of African descent and the juxtaposition of those with indigenous peoples, yet in the contrasting institutional frameworks of settler independence and British colonialism. they've got related social and monetary buildings yet sharply assorted political files: Liberia has lengthy been considered as the vintage case of balance on the cost of oligarchy, while Sierra Leone, after a interval as West Africa's such a lot winning two-party democracy, suffered a succession of army coups and through 1973 was once successfully a single-party nation. This examine seeks to examine and account for either similarities and transformations, taking a look at the 2 international locations' adventure within the Sixties and early Seventies, not just in imperative politics but in addition on the neighborhood point and in monetary coverage.

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Undoing Democracy: The Politics of Electoral Caudillismo by David Close

By David Close

David shut and Kalowatie Deonandan concentration their research at the pact struck among the Nicaragua's major events, the Liberals and the Sandinistas, which allowed the passage of the constitutional amendments that weakened Nicaragua's simple political associations. Undoing Democracy will sharpen our knowing of democratic transition and consolidation, and may function an immense contribution to the literature on Nicaragua, Latin American politics, and democratization.

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The African experience with higher education by J. F. Ade Ajayi, L. K. H. Goma, Ampah G. Johnson,

By J. F. Ade Ajayi, L. K. H. Goma, Ampah G. Johnson, Association of African Universities

3 individual educators have written the 1st finished evaluate of universities and better schooling in sub-Sahara Africa.

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Translating Maya Hieroglyphs by Scott A. J. Johnson

By Scott A. J. Johnson

Maya hieroglyphic writing could seem impossibly opaque to starting scholars, yet pupil Scott A. J. Johnson provides it as a standard and understandable approach during this enticing, easy-to-follow textbook. the single entire advent designed in particular for these new to the learn, Translating Maya Hieroglyphs makes use of a hands-on method of train beginners the present country of Maya epigraphy.

Johnson exhibits readers step-by-step how one can translate historic Maya glyphs. He starts off via describing find out how to holiday down a Mayan textual content into person glyphs within the right interpreting order, after which explains the different sorts of glyphs and the way they functionality within the script. ultimately, he indicates tips to systematically convert a Mayan inscription into glossy English.

Not easily a reference quantity, Translating Maya Hieroglyphs is pedagogically prepared in order that it features as an introductory foreign-language textbook. Chapters disguise key subject matters, together with spelling, dates and numbers, uncomplicated grammar, and verbs. Formal linguistic details is accessibly defined, whereas worksheets and workouts supplement and strengthen the cloth lined within the textual content. Glyph blocks and words drawn from real monuments illustrate the range and scribal virtuosity of Maya writing.

The Maya writing method has no longer been absolutely deciphered. through the textual content, Johnson outlines and explains the exceptional disputes between Mayanists. on the finish of every bankruptcy, he bargains resources for extra analyzing. beneficial appendices supply quickly connection with vocabulary, glyph meanings, and calendrical facts for college students venture a translation.

The examine of Maya glyphs has lengthy been an arcane topic identified in basic terms to a couple experts. This ebook will switch that. benefiting from the nice strides students have made in decoding hieroglyphs long ago 4 a long time, Translating Maya Hieroglyphs brings this information to a broader viewers, together with archaeologists and budding epigraphers.

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High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior: Time by Manuel Vaquero (auth.), Eudald Carbonell i Roura (eds.)

By Manuel Vaquero (auth.), Eudald Carbonell i Roura (eds.)

The goal of this e-book is to supply a brand new perception on Neanderthal behaviour utilizing the knowledge recovered in point J of Romaní rockshelter (north-eastern Spain). because of the sedimentary dynamics that shaped the Romaní deposit, the profession layers are characterised through a excessive temporal solution, which makes it more uncomplicated to interprete the archaeological info in behavioural phrases. moreover, the various analytical domain names (geoarchaeology, lithic know-how, zooarchaeology, taphonomy, anthracology, palaeontology) are addressed from a spatial point of view that's easy to appreciate human behaviour, but additionally to judge the behavioural inferences within the framework of the archaeological formation processes.​

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Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global by Deborah Shaw

By Deborah Shaw

This enticing e-book explores the most major movies to emerge from Latin the United States considering 2000, a unprecedented interval of overseas reputation for the region's cinema. every one bankruptcy assesses somebody movie, with a few members contemplating the explanations for the unparalleled advertisement and demanding successes of films comparable to City of God, The bike Diaries, Y tu mamá también, and Nine Queens, whereas others research why both vital movies didn't escape at the overseas circuit.

Written by means of best experts, the chapters not just supply textual research, but additionally hint the flicks' social context and creation stipulations, in addition to serious nationwide and transnational concerns. Their well-rounded analyses supply a wealthy photo of the nation of latest filmmaking in quite a number Latin American international locations. Nuanced and thought-provoking, the readings during this booklet will offer useful interpretations for college students and students of Latin American film.

Contributions by: Sarah Barrow, Nuala Finnegan, David William Foster, Miraim Haddu, Geoffrey Kantaris, Deborah Shaw, Lisa Shaw, Rob Stone, Else R. P. Vieira, and Claire Williams.

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The Diary of Antera Duke, an Eighteenth-Century African by Stephen D. Behrendt

By Stephen D. Behrendt

In his diary, Antera Duke (ca.1735-ca.1809) wrote the one surviving eyewitness account of the slave alternate via an African service provider. a pace-setter in past due eighteenth-century outdated Calabar, a cluster of Efik-speaking groups within the go River area, he resided in Duke city, forty-five miles from the Atlantic Ocean in what's now southeast Nigeria. His diary, written in alternate English from 1785 to 1788, is a candid account of everyday life in an African group on the top of Calabar's abroad trade. It offers useful details on outdated Calabar's financial task either with different African businessmen and with eu send captains who arrived to alternate for slaves, produce, and provisions. This new version of Antera's diary, the 1st in fifty years, attracts at the newest scholarship to put the diary in its old context. Introductory essays set the level for the outdated Calabar of Antera Duke's lifetime, discover the variety of trades, from slaves to provide, within which he rose to prominence, and stick with Antera on buying and selling missions throughout an intensive advertisement hinterland. The essays hint the payment and improvement of the cities that comprised outdated Calabar and survey the community's social and political constitution, rivalries between households, sacrifices of slaves, and witchcraft ordeals. This variation reproduces Antera's unique trade-English diary with a translation into usual English on dealing with pages, besides vast annotation. The editors draw on Antera's first language, Efik, to light up his diary. The Diary of Antera Duke furnishes a uniquely precious resource for the background of precolonial Nigeria and the Atlantic slave alternate, and this new version enriches our realizing of it.

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