Africa and the transformation of culture in Brazil's slave society. Exploring the cultural lives of African slaves in the early colonial Portuguese world, with an emphasis on the more than one million Central Africans who survived the journey to Brazil, James Sweet lifts a curtain on their lives as... More Info
Twenty-first century Latin America is rich in history, culture, and political and social experimentation. In this fascinating and insightful analysis, Gardini looks at contemporary developments at three interconnected levels: the state, the region, and the international position of Latin America.... More Info
Experts on Iran, Syria, and North Korea set the record straight on these three "evil" countries with hard facts, exploring each country's history and internal politics alongside U.S. interventions. 10,000 first printing.