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Up for Sale - Alison Behnke
Call Number: 306.3 BEH
ISBN: 9781467716116
Publication Date: 2015
Looks at human trafficking in the modern world, including its types of victims and steps taken to combat it.

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Strike! - Larry Dane Brimner
Call Number: 331.892 BRI
ISBN: 9781590789971
Publication Date: 2014
Chronicles the history of the farm workers strike of 1965 led by César Chávez and Larry Itliong and the founding of the United Farm Workers of America labor union.

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Dreamland - Sam Quinones
Call Number: 362.29 QUI
ISBN: 9781620402504
Publication Date: 2015
Chronicles how sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought highly addictive black tar heroin to the United States, and looks at a pharmaceutical company's marketing campaign of OxyContin.

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My Guantanamo Diary - Mahvish Rukhsana Khan
Call Number: 958.104 KHA
ISBN: 9781586484989
Publication Date: 2008
The author tells the stories of a number of detainees at Guantanamo Bay as she provided supervised legal counsel and helped them find evidence that would prove their innocence.

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The Cuban Revolution - Myra Immell (Editor)
Call Number: 972.9106 IMM
ISBN: 9780737763669
Publication Date: 2013
Collects twenty-two essays that discuss the historical background of the Cuban Revolotion, and the controversies surrounding it; and includes four personal narratives.

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The Cuban Missle Crisis - Myra Immell; Gale Editors (Editor)
Call Number: 972.9106 IMM
ISBN: 9780737750058
Publication Date: 2010
Collects twenty essays that provide historical background on the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, provide varying perspectives on controversies surrounding the conflict, and offer personal accounts.

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Argentina - Gale (Editor); Jeff Hay
Call Number: 982.063 HAY
ISBN: 9780737768954
Publication Date: 2014
"This title examines the so-called Dirty War conducted by Argentina's military government against its own citizens in the 1970s and 1980s. It offers: historical background on the events as well as on Argentina's transition to democracy in the late 1980s and 1990s; a look at controversies connected to the events; and personal narratives and memories of survivors and protesters"--Provided by publisher.

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Chile - Greenhaven Press Editors (Editor); David E. Nelson
Call Number: 983.065 NEL
ISBN: 9780737768961
Publication Date: 2014
Explores decades of conflict and violence in Chile, with historical background, an examination of the controversies, and personal narratives of those affected.

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Illegal Immigration - Michael C. LeMay
Call Number: REF 325.73 LEM
ISBN: 9781440840128
Publication Date: 2015
"[Examines] illegal immigration in America, addressing its complex history, comparing its occurrence today with the past, and explaining why a solution is so difficult to enact."--Provided by publisher.

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History of Cuba - Clifford L. Staten
Call Number: REF 972.91 STA
ISBN: 9781610698412
Publication Date: 2015
Traces the history of Cuba, from its earliest days as a Spanish colony, through its wars for independence and the United States occupation in the twentieth century.

CONTENTS: Timeline of historical events -- Cuba and its people -- Colonialism, sugar, and nationalism: Cuba to 1868 -- The Wars of Independence and U.S. occupation: 1868 to 1902 -- U.S. dominance, the failure of reform, and the rise of Batista: 1902 to 1952 -- The fall of Batista: 1952-1959 -- Revolution, the new socialist man, and Cold War: 1959 to 1970 -- Economic change, institutionalization, internationalism, and the Cold War:1970 to the end of the Cold War -- Post-cold war Cuba to Fidel's Farewell -- Cuba in transition -- Notable people in the history of Cuba.

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Daily Life in Colonial Latin America - Nanci Milone Hill; Paul Lokken; Ann Jefferson
Call Number: REF 980 JEF
ISBN: 9780313340703
Publication Date: 2011
Explores what life was like for ordinary men, women, and children living in Latin America during the colonial era, discussing marriage, home life, childhood, education, material culture, work, religion, popular culture, government, and other related topics.

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The History of Argentina - Daniel K. Lewis
Call Number: REF 982 LEW
ISBN: 9781610698603
Publication Date: 2015
Examines the political, cultural, philosophical, and religious history of Argentina covering prehistoric times to the present day.

CONTENTS: Argentina today -- The colonial era (to 1800) -- Independence and the construction of Argentina (1800-1880) -- Argentina's "Golden Age" (1880-1910) -- Democracy's appearance (1890-1943) -- Perón and Argentina (1943-1955) -- Under Perón's shadow (1955-1972) -- A society at war (1970-1983) -- Democracy's fragile return (1983-1991) -- False hopes (1991-2001) -- Peronism's third turn (2002-2014).

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Frida and Diego - Catherine Reef
Call Number: B KAHLO.F REE
ISBN: 9780547821849
Publication Date: 2014
Discusses the lives and art of the artist couple, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

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    Biographies:

    Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
    Che Guevara
    Cesar Chavez
    Diego Rivera
    Dolores Huerta
    Ernesto "Che" Guevara
    Eva Peron
    Felipe Calderon
    Francisco Goya
    Frida Kahlo
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Hernan Cortes
    Hugo Chavez
    Isabel Allende
    Jorge Luis Borges
    Jose Marti
    Juan Ponce de Leon
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Oscar Arias Sanchez
    Pablo Picasso
    Pancho Villa
    Rigoberta Menchu Tum
    Roberto Clemente
    Salvador Dali
    Simon Bolivar

    Related Countries & Topics:
    Argentia
    Bolivia
    Brazil
    Colombia
    The Cuban Revolution
    Honduras
    Mexico
    The Mexican Revolution
    Peru
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