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A Beauty that Hurts

Life and Death in Guatemala

When A Beauty That Hurts was published in 1995, Guatemala was still one of the world’s most flagrant violators of human rights. Now that a measure of “peace” has come to the … 288 View

Cuba and Its Neighbours

Democracy in Motion

In this groundbreaking book, Arnold August explores Cuba’s unique form of democracy, presenting a detailed and balanced analysis of Cuba’s electoral process and the state’s … 285 View
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Part 1 Clearing the Cobwebs Around Democracy

Democracy and U.S. Centrism

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Preface

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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Introduction written by W. George Lovell 7 $0.70 Add
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Acronyms

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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Understanding acronyms used within the book 2 $0.20 Add
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Democracy in the U.S.

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Exploring Democracies in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador

Venezuela: New Experiments in Participatory Democracy

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Map

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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Map for locations referenced throughout book 1 $0.10 Add
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Part 11 Cuba: Constitutions, Elections and New States

Participation in Constitutions, Elections and a New State (1868-1952)

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Q’anjob’al Canadian

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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In this chapter, Lovell explores the story of Genaro Castañeda as a Q’anjob’al Mayan and his journey from Guatemala to Canada. 14 $1.40 Add
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Democracy, Elections and the New State

A Rebellion Against Dogmatism of the Left and the Batista Dictatorship (1953)

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Nobel K’iche’

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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In this chapter, Lovell explores the life story of Rigoberta Menchú and the controversy that arose from her writings. 9 $0.90 Add
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The UN and the Responsibility to Protect

From: Peacemakers

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Examines the UN’s responsibilty to protect and maintain peace. Pays particular focus to international law 19 $1.90 Add
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Jakaltek American

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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In this chapter, Lovell discusses a case of mistaken identity, the chaos that ensued, and the story of a man forced to reinvent himself. 6 $0.60 Add
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Part 111 The Test for Democratization

The 2011-12 Communist Party Congress and Conference: Democratization and the Press

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Doña Magdalena

From: A Beauty that Hurts

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In this chapter, Lovell tells the story of Doña Magdalena, detailing the experiences and trauma she faced in Guatemala. 7 $0.70 Add