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Peters, Ralph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 909.09821 PET

Morris, Ian

Summary: Archaeologist and historian Ian Morris explains that Western dominance is largely the result of the effects of geography on the everyday efforts of ordinary people as they deal with crises of resources, disease, migration, and climate. As geography and human ingenuity continue to interact, however, the world over the next hundred years will subsequently change in astonishing ways, transforming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 909.09821 MOR

Summary: The life of Cuba's Communist leader reveals much about the Cold War, 20th-century Latin American history, and the political and military dimensions of revolutionary movements. This program reaches into all those subjects as it explores the rise and decades-long rule of Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz. Interviews with Latin American experts-including Argentine columnist Oscar Raul Cardoso, historian...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Startled by the killing of two young women lawyers, one from the political right and the other from the left, Mexico struggles to confront its own political morass. This Wide Angle documentary examines the deep-rooted institutional corruption the attorneys had been battling-a system of bribes, debts, and favors that for decades has prevented the world's tenth-largest country from fulfilling its...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The numbers alone are stunning: 8 million inhabitants, 70 percent of whom live below the poverty line; a life expectancy of 50 years; a 65 percent illiteracy rate; and a 70 percent unemployment rate. Such is the recent population in Haiti, which ironically had its origins cast in optimism: the Haitians were the first people to abolish slavery in 1797 and establish a black republic. Yet the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The life of Cuba's Communist leader reveals much about the Cold War, 20th-century Latin American history, and the political and military dimensions of revolutionary movements. This program reaches into all those subjects as it explores the rise and decades-long rule of Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz. Interviews with Latin American experts-including Argentine columnist Oscar Raul Cardoso, historian...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Provides a snapshot of the systems of government used by various ancient civilizations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 320.309 Government 2012