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Product Description: Across the United States, historic preservation has become a catalyst for urban regeneration. Entrepreneurs, urban pioneers, and veteran city dwellers have refurbished thousands of dilapidated properties and put them to productive use as shops, restaurants, nightclubs, museums, and private residences...read more

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9781439902288 | Temple Univ Pr, May 28, 2010, cover price $84.50 | About this edition: Across the United States, historic preservation has become a catalyst for urban regeneration.

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9781439902295 | Temple Univ Pr, May 28, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: "This strikingly original book poses a crucial challenge to historic preservation in American cities: how can these efforts avoid the too-common fate of historically-grounded gentrification, and instead contribute to genuinely inclusive urban revitalization within those very communities whose buildings and streetscapes are being lovingly preserved and restored?

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Product Description: The acclaimed translation of Borges's valedictory stories, in its first stand-alone edition Jorge Luis Borges has been called the greatest Spanish-language writer of the twentieth century. Now Borges's remarkable last major story collection, The Book of Sand, is paired with a handful of writings from the very end of his life...read more
By Andrew Hurley (trans)

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9780143105299 | Penguin Classics, December 18, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The acclaimed translation of Borges's valedictory stories, in its first stand-alone edition Jorge Luis Borges has been called the greatest Spanish-language writer of the twentieth century.

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Presents a series of interviews by Ignacio Ramonet, well-known activist and editor of 'Le Monde Diplomatique', in which Fidel Castro describes his life. He discusses his parents, his earliest influences, the beginnings of the revolution, his relationship with Che Guevara, the Bay of Pigs, the Carter years, and Cuban migration to the US.
By Andrew Hurley (trans)

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9780713999204 | Gardners Books, October 29, 2007, cover price $53.75 | About this edition: Presents a series of interviews by Ignacio Ramonet, well-known activist and editor of 'Le Monde Diplomatique', in which Fidel Castro describes his life.

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Spanning his entire career, a compehensive collection of writings by the Latin American literary pioneer encompasses a variety of works by the leader of the Modernista movement, including a bilingual selection of poetry organized thematically, as well as short stories, fables, biographical profiles, letters, travel writings, journalism, and more. Original.

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9780143039365 | Italian edition edition (Penguin Classics, December 1, 2005), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Collects several works by Rubâen Darâio, including a bilingual selection of poetry organized thematically, as well as short stories, fables, biographical profiles, letters, travel writings, and journalism.

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Product Description: "What do I feel?" asks the narrator, Nora García, as she goes back to a Mexican village she has not visited in years to attend the funeral of her ex-husband, a famous pianist who has died of a massive heart attack. This deeply moving novel is the unspoken answer to Nora's self-questioning...read more

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9781931896238 | Curbstone Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "What do I feel?

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Written in the 1960s and set against the macho backdrop of the Argentine underworld, these eleven stories--including 'Unworthy' and 'The Other Duel'--examine the effects of the unbearable, the sinister, and the inevitable as those forces alter the courses of several lives. Original.

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9780143039259 | Penguin Classics, July 26, 2005, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Set against the macho backdrop of the Argentine underworld, these stories examine the effects of the unbearable, the sinister, and the inevitable as those forces alter the courses of several lives.

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Product Description: In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and bloodthirsty revenge...read more

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9780142437896 | Penguin Classics, July 27, 2004, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun.

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Twenty fictional pieces survey the depth and range of the distinguished Argentine writer's forty-year career as he journeys inside the minds of an unrepentant Nazi, an imprisoned Maya priest, fanatical Christian theologians, a man awaiting his assassin, and a woman plotting vengeance on her father's 'killer.' Reprint.

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9780142437889 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, July 27, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Twenty fictional pieces survey the depth and range of the distinguished Argentine writer's forty-year career as he journeys inside the minds of an unrepentant Nazi, an imprisoned Maya priest, fanatical Christian theologians, a man awaiting his assassin, and a woman plotting vengeance on her father's 'killer.

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A leading Latin American progressive writer and intellectual recalls the four months he spent in Cuba in 1970 trying to reopen the Chilean embassy and confronting the evils of the Castro regime in the process. Reprint.

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9781569249741 | Marlowe & Co, August 1, 1993, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The author shares his impressions of Castro, and explains why he became disillusioned with Cuba's government

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9781560256076 | Reprint edition (Nation Books, April 20, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A leading Latin American progressive writer and intellectual recalls the four months he spent in Cuba in 1970 trying to reopen the Chilean embassy and confronting the evils of the Castro regime in the process.

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Product Description: Joaquin Buitrago, a photographer in the Castaneda Insane Asylum, believes a patient is a prostitute he knew years earlier. His obsession in confirming Matilde's identity leads him to explore the clinics records, and her tragic history...read more

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9781880684917 | Curbstone Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Joaquin Buitrago, a photographer in the Castaneda Insane Asylum, believes a patient is a prostitute he knew years earlier.

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Product Description: Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain's conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain...read more

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9780872206267 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2003, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain's conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain.

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Product Description: Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain's conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain...read more

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9780872206250 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain's conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain.

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Leaving her poverty-stricken life in Havana to search for her first true love, Danae returns to the countryside area where she met the woman she seeks, and their subsequent relationship proves challenging to both women and to Danae's family.
By Andrew Hurley (trans) and Zoe Valdes

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9780060199722 | Harpercollins, September 1, 2002, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Leaving her poverty-stricken life in Havana to search for her first true love, Danae returns to the countryside area where she met the woman she seeks, and their subsequent relationshop proves challenging to both women and to Danae's family.

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Product Description: The years immediately following the Second World War witnessed a dramatic transformation of America's working-class suburbs, driven by an unprecedented post-war prosperity and a burgeoning consumer culture. Chrome and neon were the new currency in this newly vital consumer culture, and no post-war consumer products trafficked more heavily in this currency than diners, bowling alleys, and trailer parks...read more

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9780465031863 | Basic Books, February 1, 2001, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Examines the history of the three quintessentially American institutions of diners, bowling alleys, and trailer parks to explore the struggle of blue-collar Americans to attain the good life after two long decades of depression and war.

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9780465031870 | Basic Books, February 6, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The years immediately following the Second World War witnessed a dramatic transformation of America's working-class suburbs, driven by an unprecedented post-war prosperity and a burgeoning consumer culture.

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Tells of the adventures of Fray Servando, a Catholic priest who wanders through Europe, slips in and out of jails, escapes the clutches of a marriage-minded woman, and outwits a slaveship captain, an American planter, and the King of Spain. Reprint.

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9780142000199 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 2002), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Tells of the adventures of Fray Servando, a Catholic priest who wanders through Europe, slips in and out of jails, escapes the clutches of a marriage-minded woman, and outwits a slaveship captain, an American planter, and the King of Spain.

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The final work from one of the finest Latin American authors offers a powerful and passionate saga of the triumph of the human spirit and will in the face of political and sexual repression. By the author of Before Night Falls. (view table of contents)

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9780670840656 | Viking Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The penultimate chapter in the author's 'secret history of Cuba' offers a saga of the triumph of the human spirit and will in the face of political and sexual repression.

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The first complete, annotated collection of short stories in English by the twentieth-century Spanish master ranges from his 1935 debut up to his last work, Shakespeare's Memory, in its first appearance in English. Reprint. PW. NYT. AB.

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9780140286809 | Penguin USA, September 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The first complete, annotated collection of short stories in English by the twentieth-century Spanish master ranges from his 1935 debut up to his last work, 'Shakespeare's Memory,' in its first appearance in English

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Product Description: This book traces the history of Buena Vista, an estate located in the southern foothills of Puerto Rico's central mountain range. Now a popular living history museum, Buena Vista flourished in the nineteenth century--first as a farm that furnished food for the city of Ponce and surrounding plantations, later as a producer of corn and cornmeal ground at the estate's water-powered mill, and finally as a coffee plantation...read more

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9780807824740 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book traces the history of Buena Vista, an estate located in the southern foothills of Puerto Rico's central mountain range.

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9780807848012 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $46.50 | About this edition: This book traces the history of Buena Vista, an estate located in the southern foothills of Puerto Rico's central mountain range.

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The first complete, annotated collection of short stories in English by the twentieth-century Spanish master ranges from his 1935 debut up to his last work, Shakespeare's Memory, in its first appearance in English. (view table of contents)

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9780670849703 | Viking Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The first complete, annotated collection of short stories in English by the twentieth-century Spanish master ranges from his 1935 debut up to his last work, 'Shakespeare's Memory,' in its first appearance in English

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'Andrew Hurley's fine translation makes available this acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist's La renuncia del hâeroe Baltasar (1974), the fictive chronicles of an arranged marriage plotted to save Puerto Rico from certain slave rebellion. Interspersed lectures, letters, and documents reconstruct conflicts of class and race set in Island's colonial past. Occasional footnotes, but an introduction would have added insights for the nonspecialized reader'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/Baltasar Montanez, an eighteenth-century Puerto Rican hero and the son of a slave leader, renounces his own people and marries the daughter of the secretary of state, in a deal created by the government to ease tension between the ruling and slave classes

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9781568580579 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: 'Andrew Hurley's fine translation makes available this acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist's La renuncia del hâeroe Baltasar (1974), the fictive chronicles of an arranged marriage plotted to save Puerto Rico from certain slave rebellion.

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Product Description: Islam in Spanish Literature is a sweeping reinterpretation of Spanish literature, taking as its given the enormous debt to Arab culture that Spain incurred through the eight centuries of Islamic presence on the Iberian Peninsula. This volume takes up the thread of the work of the Arabist Miguel Asin Palacios, the first to comment extensively upon the marked Islamic features in many Spanish classics...read more

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9789004094604 | Brill Academic Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $237.00 | About this edition: Islam in Spanish Literature is a sweeping reinterpretation of Spanish literature, taking as its given the enormous debt to Arab culture that Spain incurred through the eight centuries of Islamic presence on the Iberian Peninsula.

'Andrew Hurley's fine translation makes available this acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist's La renuncia del hâeroe Baltasar (1974), the fictive chronicles of an arranged marriage plotted to save Puerto Rico from certain slave rebellion. Interspersed lectures, letters, and documents reconstruct conflicts of class and race set in Island's colonial past. Occasional footnotes, but an introduction would have added insights for the nonspecialized reader'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/Baltasar Montanez, an eighteenth-century Puerto Rican hero and the son of a slave leader, renounces his own people and marries the daughter of the secretary of state, in a deal created by the government to ease tension between the ruling and slave classes

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9789231031625 | UNESCO, May 1, 1997, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: 'Andrew Hurley's fine translation makes available this acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist's La renuncia del hâeroe Baltasar (1974), the fictive chronicles of an arranged marriage plotted to save Puerto Rico from certain slave rebellion.

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Product Description: The confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers supported some of the earliest settlements in America.  From the Cahokia Mounds civilization to the flood of 1993, residents of the St. Louis region have depended on this landscape even as they have threatened its bounty...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Andrew Hurley (editor)

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9781883982157 | 2 edition (Missouri Historical Society Pr, April 1, 1997), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers supported some of the earliest settlements in America.

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9781883982164 | 2 edition (Missouri Historical Society Pr, April 1, 1997), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers supported some of the earliest settlements in America.

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