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The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Steven Palmer
“The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics” is an essential introduction to Costa Rica including more than fifty texts related to the country’s history, culture, politics, and natural environment. All texts are written by Costa Ricans, making this book a necessary resource for scholars, students, and travellers alike.
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Sri Lanka Reader

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by Holt/9
The Sri Lanka Reader is a sweeping introduction to the epic history of the island nation located just off the southern tip of India. The island's recorded history of more than two and a half millennia encompasses waves of immigration from the South Asian subcontinent; the formation of Sinhala Buddhist and Tamil Hindu civilizations; the arrival of Arab Muslim traders; and European colonization by the Portugu...
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The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Aviva Chomsky
For students, travellers, and all those who want to know more about the island nation just ninety miles south of Florida, “The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics” is an invaluable introduction to this marvellous and controversial country.
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Romancing the Wild: Cultural Dimensions of Ecotourism

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by Fletcher, Robert
The worldwide development of ecotourism - including adventures such as mountain climbing and whitewater rafting, as well as more pedestrian pursuits such as birdwatching - has been extensively studied, but until now little attention has been paid to why vacationers choose to take part in what are often physically and emotionally strenuous endeavors. Drawing on ethnographic research and his own experiences w...
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The South Africa Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Crais, Clifton
The South Africa Reader is an extraordinarily rich guide to the history, cultures, and politics of South Africa. With more than eighty absorbing selections, the Reader provides many perspectives on the country's diverse peoples, its first two decades as a democracy, and the forces that have shaped its history and continue to pose challenges to its future, particularly violence, inequality, and racial discri...
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The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Gabriela Nouzeilles
“The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics” is an invaluable resource for those interested in learning about Argentine history and culture, whether in the classroom or in preparation for travel in Argentina.
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The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Gilbert Joseph
‘The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics' is a vivid introduction to _muchos Méxicos_ - the many Mexicos, or the many varied histories and cultures that comprise contemporary Mexico. Unparalleled in scope and written for the traveller, student, and expert alike, the collection offers a comprehensive guide to the history and culture of Mexico - including its difficult, uneven modernization; the ways th...
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The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Orin Starn
Unparalleled in scope, "The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics" covers Peru's history from its extraordinary pre-Columbian civilizations to its citizens' twenty-first century struggles to achieve dignity and justice in a multicultural nation where Andean, African, Amazonian, Asian, and European traditions meet.
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Ecuador Reader

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by Carlos De La Torre
Including Amazonian rainforests, Andean peaks, coastal lowlands, and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador's geography is notably diverse. So too are its history, culture, and politics, all of which are examined from many different perspectives in "The Ecuador Reader". This rich anthology covers the years prior to the arrival of the Spanish in the early 1500s to the present, addressing colonialism, independence, t...
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The Indonesia Reader - History, Culture, Politics

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by Tineke Hellwig
Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago, encompassing nearly 18,000 islands. The fourth most populous country in the world, it has a larger Muslim population than any other nation. "The Indonesia Reader" is a unique introduction to this extraordinary country. Assembled for the traveller, student, and expert alike, the Reader includes more than 150 selections: journalists' articles, explorers' chronicle...
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The Russia Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Adele Barker, Bruce Grant
“The Russia Reader” is an indispensable introduction to the history, culture and politics of this vast and varied land. It brings together the letters of ordinary Russians reacting to the 1917 Revolution, excerpts from a sixteenth-century manual instructing elite Muscovites on proper household management and many other selections covering the earliest written records to the experiences of the Russian peopl...
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Che's Travels

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by Drinot, Paulo
Ernesto "Che" Guevara twice travelled across Latin America in the early 1950s. Based on his accounts of those trips (published in English as The Motorcycle Diaries and Back on the Road), as well as other historical sources, Che's Travels follows Guevara, country by country, from his native Argentina through Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela, and then from Argentina through Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and M...
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The Czech Reader

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by Bazant, Jan
The Czech Reader brings together more than 150 primary texts and illustrations to convey the dramatic history of the Czechs, from the emergence of the Czech state in the tenth century, through the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and the Czech Republic in 1993, into the twenty-first century. The Slav-speaking Czechs have lived for more than a millennium surrounded on three sides by German-speaking people....
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The Camera as Historian

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by Edwards, Elizabeth
In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, hundreds of amateur photographers took part in the photographic survey movement in England. They sought to record the material remains of the English past so that it might be preserved for future generations. In The Camera as Historian, the groundbreaking historical and visual anthropologist Elizabeth Edwards works with an archive of nearly 55,000 photogra...
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The Bangladesh Reader

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by Guhathakurta, Meghna
Bangladesh is the world's eighth most populous country. It has more inhabitants than either Russia or Japan, and its national language, Bengali, ranks sixth in the world in terms of native speakers. Founded in 1971, Bangladesh is a relatively young nation, but the Bengal Delta region has been a major part of international life for more than 2,000 years, whether as an important location for trade or through ...
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The Chile Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Hutchison, Elizabeth Quay
The Chile Reader makes available a rich variety of documents spanning more than five hundred years of Chilean history. Most of the selections are by Chileans; many have never before appeared in English. The history of Chile is rendered from diverse perspectives, including those of Mapuche Indians and Spanish colonists, peasants and aristocrats, feminists and military strongmen, entrepreneurs and workers, an...
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The Dominican Republic Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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by Roorda, Eric Paul
Despite its significance in the history of Spanish colonialism, the Dominican Republic is familiar to most outsiders through only a few elements of its past and culture. Non-Dominicans may be aware that the country shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti and that it is where Christopher Columbus chose to build a colony. Some may know that the country produces talented baseball players and musicians; othe...
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Reclaiming Travel

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by Stavans, Associate Professor of Latin Am
Based on a controversial opinion piece originally published in the "New York Times," "Reclaiming Travel" is a provocative meditation on the meaning of travel from ancient times to the twenty-first century. Ilan Stavans and Joshua Ellison seek to understand why we travel and what has come to be missing from our contemporary understanding of travel. Engaging with canonical and contemporary texts, they explore...
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