The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers (English Edition)

The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:“An original and thought-provoking exploration of the sinuous course that water has carved through our economic and political landscape.” —Gerard Helferich, Wall Street JournalIn a powerful work of environmental history, Martin Doyle tells the epic story of America and its rivers, from the U.S. Constitution’s roots in interstate river navigation, to the failure of the levees in Hurricane Katrina and the water...

Read more...

Evita Burned Down Our Pavilion: A Cricket Odyssey through Latin America (English Edition)

Evita Burned Down Our Pavilion: A Cricket Odyssey through Latin America (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:'A highly entertaining read, deftly melding social history with sporting memoir and travelogue' Mail on SundayA history of Latin America through cricketCricket was the first sport played in almost every country of the Americas - earlier than football, rugby or baseball. In 1877, when England and Australia played the inaugural Test match at the MCG, Uruguay and Argentina were already ten years...

Read more...

All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel (English Edition)

All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:“This immigration story is universal.” —School Library Journal, Starred   Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents’ good advice: “Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family.” With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations...

Read more...

Whistleblowers: Honesty in America from Washington to Trump

Whistleblowers: Honesty in America from Washington to Trump al mejor precio Descripcion:A magisterial exploration of whistleblowing in America, from the Revolutionary War to the Trump era A "brisk and interesting" (Jill Lepore, New Yorker) exploration of whistleblowing in America, from the Revolutionary War to the Trump eraPROSE Award winner in the Government, Policy and Politics category   Misconduct by those in high places is always dangerous to reveal. Whistleblowers thus face conflicting impulses: by challenging and exposing transgressions by...

Read more...

Duke Ellington’s America

Duke Ellington's America al mejor precio Descripcion:Few American artists in any medium have enjoyed the international and lasting cultural impact of Duke Ellington. From jazz standards such as “Mood Indigo” and “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore,” to his longer, more orchestral suites, to his leadership of the stellar big band he toured and performed with for decades after most big bands folded, Ellington represented a singular, pathbreaking force in music over the course of a half-century. At the...

Read more...

The Plot to Change America: How Identity Politics is Dividing the Land of the Free

The Plot to Change America: How Identity Politics is Dividing the Land of the Free al mejor precio Descripcion:The Plot to Change America exposes the myths that help identity politics perpetuate itself. This book reveals what has really happened, explains why it is urgent to change course, and offers a strategy to do so. Though we should not fool ourselves into thinking that it will be easy to eliminate identity politics, we should not overthink it, either. Identity...

Read more...

Secrets Of Success: Made In America Manufacturers And American Made Products: Quality Of The Product Is Made In The Usa (English Edition)

Secrets Of Success: Made In America Manufacturers And American Made Products: Quality Of The Product Is Made In The Usa (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:“Made in the USA” marketing makes smart business sense. U.S. manufacturers are discovering that home-grown production has increased financial benefits, especially compared to China, whose competitiveness has dimmed significantly. However, the marketing value of “Made in the USA” could well be even greater.This book is a first-hand view of this and other fascinating...

Read more...

Looking To Buy Something: What If Things Were Made In America: Quality Of The Product Is Made In The Usa (English Edition)

Looking To Buy Something: What If Things Were Made In America: Quality Of The Product Is Made In The Usa (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: “Made in the USA” marketing makes smart business sense. U.S. manufacturers are discovering that home-grown production has increased financial benefits, especially compared to China, whose competitiveness has dimmed significantly. However, the marketing value of “Made in the USA” could well be even greater.This...

Read more...

El español de América I: pronunciación (a) (Cuadernos de lengua española)

El español de América I: pronunciación (a) (Cuadernos de lengua española) al mejor precio Descripcion:Nada más atractivo, en la dialectología hispánica moderna, que el estudio del español americano; pocos aspectos, también, más complejos, razón de que estos libritos ofrezcan, en ocasiones, más detallismo del que podría esperarse. La enorme extensión geográfica que ocupa nuestra lengua en América, junto a la serie de factores histórico-sociales que han ido adaptándola, en tan variados territorios, a nuevas formas de vida, hace...

Read more...

Panorama de la Inserción Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2013. Lenta poscrisis, meganegociaciones comerciales y cadenas de valor: el espacio de acción regional

Panorama de la Inserción Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2013. Lenta poscrisis, meganegociaciones comerciales y cadenas de valor: el espacio de acción regional al mejor precio Descripcion: La edición 2013 del Panorama de la inserción internacional de América Latina y el Caribe, titulado “Lenta poscrisis, meganegociaciones comerciales y cadenas de valor: el espacio de acción regional”, se divide en tres capítulos. En el primer capítulo se revisan...

Read more...