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These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A New Hope for Mexico: Saying No to Corruption, Violence, and Trump
    A New Hope for Mexico: Saying No to Corruption, Violence, and Trump's Wall - by Andrés Manuel López Obrador

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745339535 | ISBN 10: 0745339530

    On 1 July 2018, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was elected as the next President of Mexico. AMLO's decisive victory speaks volumes about the corrupt state of the Mexican political elite, the temperament of the country's people, and the election of anoth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs by Noam Chomsky
    Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs - by Noam Chomsky

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745335636 | ISBN 10: 0745335632

    Rogue States is a collection of essays written by Chomsky in the late 1990s, all of which subvert the United States foreign policy discourse and the notion of the "rogue state", turning the focus of criticism inwards and demonstrating how Western pow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for Peace by Noam
    Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for Peace - by Noam

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335452 | ISBN 10: 0745335454

    For decades, Noam Chomsky has been considered one of the most important critics of American's foreign policy in Central and Latin America and yet Turning the Tide is one of his only written works which makes that region its sole focus.   At l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography by Miriam Pawel
    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography - by Miriam Pawel

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781608197132 | ISBN 10: 1608197131

    Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, becoming one of the great charismatic leaders of the 20th century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most ... more

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  • Cover image of book Listen, Yankee! Why Cuba Matters by Tom Hayden
    Listen, Yankee! Why Cuba Matters - by Tom Hayden

    £17.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781609805968 | ISBN 10: 1609805968

    Based on unprecedented access to both Cuban and American officials, a book that offers fresh insight into one of history's most enigmatic relationships between nation-statesfrom one of America's best-known voices of political and social activism.&nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from Prison: The Cuban Five by Gerardo Hernndez, Ramn Labaino and Rafael Cancel Miranda
    Voices from Prison: The Cuban Five - by Gerardo Hernndez, Ramn Labaino and Rafael Cancel Miranda

    £4.50   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781604880588 | ISBN 10: 1604880589

    The unbending dignity, truthfulness, and integrity of the five Cubans framed up by the US government and today serving draconian sentences in federal prisons has won them the admiration and respect of prominent figures around the world and thousands ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by scar Martnez
    The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail - by scar Martnez

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781682975 | ISBN 10: 1781682976

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist & The Financial Times  One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia by Oliver Villar and Drew Cottlewith
    Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia - by Oliver Villar and Drew Cottlewith

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781583672518 | ISBN 10: 1583672516

    Since the late 1990s, the United States has funneled billions of dollars in aid to Colombia, ostensibly to combat the illicit drug trade and State Department-designated terrorist groups. The result has been a spiral of violence that continues to take ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution (2nd edition) by Richard Gott
    Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution (2nd edition) - by Richard Gott

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677115 | ISBN 10: 1844677117

    A revealing account of the leader at the forefront of Latin Americas socialist revolution.  The authoritative first-hand account of contemporary Venezuela, Hugo Chvez places the countrys controversial and charismatic president in histori ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from the Other Side: An Oral History of Terrorism Against Cuba by Keith Bolender, with an introduction by Noam Chomsky
    Voices from the Other Side: An Oral History of Terrorism Against Cuba - by Keith Bolender, with an introduction by Noam Chomsky

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745330402 | ISBN 10: 0745330401

    Since the early 1960s, few other countries have endured more acts of terrorism against civilian targets than Cuba, and the US has had its hand in much of it. This book gives a voice to the victims.   Keith Bolender brings to bear the enormous ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left by Nikolas Kozloff
    Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left - by Nikolas Kozloff

    £15.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230617544 | ISBN 10: 0230617549

    In the past few years, South America has witnessed the rise of leftist governments coming into power on the heels of dramatic social and political unrest. From Hugo Chvez in Venezuela to Evo Morales, the indigenous head of state of Bolivia, and Mich ... more

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  • Cover image of book America
    America's Backyard: The United States & Latin America from the Monroe Doctrine to the War on Terror - by Grace Livingstone

    £26.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848132146 | ISBN 10: 184813214x

    The United States has shaped Latin American history, condemning it to poverty and inequality by intervening to protect the rich and powerful. Americas Backyard tells the story of that intervention.  Using newly-declassified documents, Grace ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bush Versus Chavez: Washington
    Bush Versus Chavez: Washington's War on Venezuela - by Eva Golinger

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781583671658 | ISBN 10: 158367165x

    In this revealing new study, Eva Golinger employs declassified documents, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, and a variety of international sources to uncover an ongoing campaign to contain and cripple the democratically elected governm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Evil Hour in Colombia by Forrest Hylton
    Evil Hour in Colombia - by Forrest Hylton

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844675517 | ISBN 10: 1844675513

    Colombia is the least understood of Latin American countries. Its human tragedy, which features terrifying levels of kidnapping, homicide and extortion, is generally ignored or exploited. In this urgent new work Forrest Hylton, who has extensive firs ... more

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Cover image of book More Terrible Than Death: Violence, Drugs and America
    More Terrible Than Death: Violence, Drugs and America's War in Colombia - by Robin Kirk

    £11.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781586482077 | ISBN 10: 1586482076

    'More Terrible Than Death' is a gripping work that maps the dramatic new relationship between the United States and Colombia in human terms, using portraits of the Colombians and Americans involved, the author's experiences in Colombia as a writer an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chile: Promise of Freedom by various
    Chile: Promise of Freedom - by various

    £10.00   audiobook on CD   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780972742238 | ISBN 10: 0972742239

    A documentary and audio reflection on the September 11, 1973 military coup against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende. It features the voices of historic participants - including Isabel Allende, Ariel Dorfman, Isabel Letelier, ... more

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  • 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

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  • Cover image of book The  "Sixth Division": Military-Paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia by Human Rights Watch
    The "Sixth Division": Military-Paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia - by Human Rights Watch

    £8.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781564322654 | ISBN 10: 1564322653

    The "Sixth Division" is a phrase used in Colombia to refer to paramilitary groups. These groups are responsible for most human rights violations, including massacres and forced displacement. Both paramilitaries and leftist guerillas primarily target ... more

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  • Cover image of book Panama: Made in the U.S.A by John Weeks and Phil Gunson
    Panama: Made in the U.S.A - by John Weeks and Phil Gunson

    £14.95   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780906156551 | ISBN 10: 0906156556

    How did Manuel Noriega , the CIA's most powerful agent in Central America, become the US administration's most wanted criminal? Why did 22,000 US troops invade Panama, to arrest a man who had been a staunch ally of the US? Was his involvement in the ... more

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