Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

World History - Latin America & Caribbean -

Related categories: History & Biography / World - Latin America & Caribbean /
Related booklists: Che Guevara, The Zapatistas, Fidel Castro, Black History,

The website can't tell you if a book is in the shop or not, & though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may change a little - so if you would like to check any information before ordering a book, call us or use the enquiry links to ask

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction by David Carrasco
    The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction - by David Carrasco

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780195379389 | ISBN 10: 0195379381

    This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life.   Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship by Simon Reid-Henry
    Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship - by Simon Reid-Henry

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340923467 | ISBN 10: 0340923466

    Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship is the story of the peasant's son, scholar, and rebel - Fidel Castro, and his fateful meeting with the itinerant doctor Ernesto (Che) Guevara. Not yet thirty, and both in exile, they met in Mexico City in 19 ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Hugo Chavez Presents Simon Bolivar: The Bolivarian Revolution by Edited by Matthew Brown
    Hugo Chavez Presents Simon Bolivar: The Bolivarian Revolution - by Edited by Matthew Brown

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844673810 | ISBN 10: 1844673812

    “Do not measure your physical forces against those of the enemy, as there is no comparison between spirit and matter. You are men, they are beasts; you are free, they are slaves.” — Simón Bolívar   The Venezuelan revolutionary Simón Bo ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas by Jose Marti
    The Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas - by Jose Marti

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781920888749 | ISBN 10: 1920888748

    This Reader presents an outstanding new anthology of the writings, poetry and letters of José Martí — one of the most brilliant and impassioned Latin American intellectuals of the 19th century.  Teacher, journalist, revolutionary and poet, Jo ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book In-Dependence from Bondage by Lloyd D. McCarthy
    In-Dependence from Bondage - by Lloyd D. McCarthy

    £21.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781592214655 | ISBN 10: 1592214657

    This fascinating and lively book by Lloyd McCarthy compares and brings into light the relevant worldviews of the famous Afro-Caribbean poet and novelist, Claude McKay, and the world renowned socialist prime minister from the Caribbean island of Jamai ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Our America and Theirs: Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress - The Debate at the Punta del Este by Ernesto Che Guevara
    Our America and Theirs: Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress - The Debate at the Punta del Este - by Ernesto Che Guevara

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781876175818 | ISBN 10: 1876175818

    To check the growing rebellion in Latin America after the Cuban revolution, Kennedy initiated the Alliance for Progress - a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara, representing the Cuban revolutionary government, condemne ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Cuba: A New History by Richard Gott
    Cuba: A New History - by Richard Gott

    £14.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780300111149 | ISBN 10: 0300111142

    This new look at the history of Cuba illuminates the island's entire revolutionary past as well as the most recent decades of the Castro regime. Events in Fidel Castro's island nation often command international attention and just as often inspire co ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala by Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer
    Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala - by Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer

    £16.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780674019300 | ISBN 10: 067401930x

    Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954.  First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of th ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Letters of Love and Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five by Alice Walker et al.
    Letters of Love and Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five - by Alice Walker et al.

    £11.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781920888237 | ISBN 10: 1920888233

    "The story of the Cuban Five is one of courage, great sacrifice, and love. It is a story for the ages; especially for those of our people who have suffered under the implacable opression of white America supremacy; a rule of colour and power the rest ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Castro and Cuba: From the Revolution to the Present by Angelo Trento
    Castro and Cuba: From the Revolution to the Present - by Angelo Trento

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781844370481 | ISBN 10: 1844370488

    On January 1, 1959, Castro's followers entered Havana. The guerillas took power and the "socialism of the tropics" began. Today, although the Castro regime has introduced some openings to a market economy, the island continues to wage a battle for it ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book My Invented Country: A Memoir by Isabel Allende
    My Invented Country: A Memoir - by Isabel Allende

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007163106 | ISBN 10: 000716310x

    Exploring the events of her life and the country in which she lived until Pinochet's military coup, Isabel Allende takes us on a highly personal tour through Chile, bringing it to life: a place of love charms and ghosts; of grandparents and great-gra ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Future of Memory: Children of the Dictatorship in Argentina Speak by Andres Jaroslavsky
    The Future of Memory: Children of the Dictatorship in Argentina Speak - by Andres Jaroslavsky

    £17.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781899365555 | ISBN 10: 1899365559

    Children experience the world in vivid and indelible ways. For those who had to suffer the reality of the last Argentinian dictatorship (1976 - 1983) the memories of that time remain powerfully present. 'The Future of Memory' is made up of almost thi ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War by Gioconda Belli
    The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War - by Gioconda Belli

    £14.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780747558996 | ISBN 10: 074755899x

    Acclaimed Nicaraguan writer Gioconda Belli may have grown up as a pampered high-society girl, but her increasing awareness of social inequalities prompted her to join a revolutionary movement, and to serve, and then lead, their underground resistence ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama by John Lindsay-Poland
    Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama - by John Lindsay-Poland

    £19.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780822330981 | ISBN 10: 0822330989

    'Emperors in the Jungle' is an expose of key episodes in the military involvement of the United States in Panama. Investigative journalism at its best, this book reveals how U.S. ideas about taming tropical jungles and people, combined with commercia ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador by Elisabeth Jean Wood
    Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador - by Elisabeth Jean Wood

    £25.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780521010504 | ISBN 10: 0521010500

    Widespread support among rural people for the leftist insurgency during the civil war in El Salvador challenges conventional interpretations of collective action. Those who supplied tortillas, information, and other aid to guerillas took mortal risks ... more

    View book details    
  • Pinochet in Piccadilly: Britain and Chile's Hidden History - by Andy Beckett

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780571215478 | ISBN 10: 0571215475

    In October 1998, the erstwhile Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London and charged with crimes against humanity by a Spanish magistrate. But over the sixteen months that Pinochet was detained, intriguing questions went unanswered abo ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Haydee Santamaria by Betsy Maclean (Ed.)
    Haydee Santamaria - by Betsy Maclean (Ed.)

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781876175597 | ISBN 10: 1876175591

    Haydee Santamaria first achieved notoriety by being one of two women who participated in the armed attack that sparked the Cuba Revolution. Later, as director of the world renowned literary institution, Casa de las Americas, she embraced culture as a ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Chile and the Nazis: From Hitler to Pinochet by Graeme S. Mount
    Chile and the Nazis: From Hitler to Pinochet - by Graeme S. Mount

    £14.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781551641928 | ISBN 10: 1551641925

    After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour and Hitler's subsequent declaration of war upon the United States, Chile's reluctance to sever diplomatic ties with Nazi Germany allowed it to maximize its opportunities there, influencing Chilean politics, ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Caetana Says No: Women
    Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society - by Sandra Lauderdale Graham

    £20.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780521893534 | ISBN 10: 0521893534

    Here are the true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth century Brazillian women - one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family - and how each in her own way sought to have her way; The slave woman struggled to av ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Travelers
    Travelers' Tales of Old Cuba - by John Jenkins (Ed.)

    £11.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781876175375 | ISBN 10: 1876175370

    Few places in the world are as colourful and interesting as Cuba, which has drawn travelers ever since it was "discovered" by Columbus in 1492. Magnificently evoking the romance and drama as well as darker episodes of slavery and tyranny, this book b ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Fertile Ground: Che Guevara and Bolivia by Rodolfo Saldana
    Fertile Ground: Che Guevara and Bolivia - by Rodolfo Saldana

    £10.00   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780873489232 | ISBN 10: 0873489233

    The triumph of the Cuban Revoultion in 1959 was part of a rising wave of anti-imperialist struggle throughout Latin America. Proving "that revoultion is possible," the Cuban people and their leadership set an example that accelerated already unfoldin ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Disappeared Children of Argentina by Rita Arditti
    Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Disappeared Children of Argentina - by Rita Arditti

    £25.95   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780520215702 | ISBN 10: 0520215702

    "An acute and impassioned observer, Rita Arditti describes Argentina's 'dirty war' and the heroic struggle of a group of Argentine grandmothers who set out, against all odds, to trace the whereabouts of their disappeared children and grandchildren. A ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Rebel Radio: The Story of El Salvador
    Rebel Radio: The Story of El Salvador's Radio Venceremos - by Jose Ignacio Lopez Vigil

    £19.95   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780906156889 | ISBN 10: 0906156882

    El Salvador. The civil war. The guerillas need a radio station to win hearts and minds. Radio Venceremos. An underground station that keeps broadcasting whatever the cost, under helicopter attack, against high-tech jammming, on the run from endless a ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Argentina - From Anarchism to Peronism: Workers, Unions and Politics, 1855-1985 by Ronnie Munck, with Ricardo Falcon and Bernardo Galitelli
    Argentina - From Anarchism to Peronism: Workers, Unions and Politics, 1855-1985 - by Ronnie Munck, with Ricardo Falcon and Bernardo Galitelli

    £15.99   paperback   (1987) - ISBN 13: 9780862325718 | ISBN 10: 0862325714

    This book by three Argentinian authors traces the history of Latin America's oldest - and for many years its largest - working class. After outlining its mid-19th century origins in migration from overseas and internal proletarianization, the authors ... more

    View book details    

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd 2004-2019 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page