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War In The Land Of True Peace

War In The Land Of True Peace

For the ancient and modern Maya, the landscape is ruled by powerful entities in the form of geographic features like caves, mountains, springs, and abandoned cities—spirits who must be entreated, through visits and rituals, for permission to plant, harvest, build, or travel their territories. Cons

ISBN10 : 9780806164236 , ISBN13 : 0806164239

Page Number : 322

Mobilizing Bolivia S Displaced

Mobilizing Bolivia S Displaced

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra (MST), or the Landless Peasant Movement, played a significant role in bringing Morales to power. Foll

ISBN10 : 9780807837511 , ISBN13 : 0807837512

Page Number : 280

Fighting Invisible Enemies

Fighting Invisible Enemies

Native Americans long resisted Western medicine—but had less power to resist the threat posed by Western diseases. And so, as the Office of Indian Affairs reluctantly entered the business of health and medicine, Native peoples reluctantly began to allow Western medicine into their communities. Fig

ISBN10 : 9780806164168 , ISBN13 : 0806164166

Page Number : 392

The Fifth Sacred Thing

The Fifth Sacred Thing

An epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind tells of a twenty-first century California clan caught between two clashing worlds, one based on tolerance, the other on repression. From the Trade Paperback edition.

ISBN10 : 9780307477651 , ISBN13 : 0307477657

Page Number : 496

Water Peace And War

Water Peace And War

Now in an updated edition, this pioneering and authoritative study considers the profound impact of the growing global water crunch on international peace and security as well as possible ways to mitigate the crisis. Although water is essential to sustaining life and livelihoods, geostrategist Brahm

ISBN10 : 9781442249288 , ISBN13 : 1442249285

Page Number : 424

Constructive Conflicts

Constructive Conflicts

This comprehensive and highly regarded book provides a framework for analyzing diverse social conflicts. Updates for the fourth edition include a more reader-friendly first chapter, new examples such as the Arab Spring, and new developments in waging conflicts.

ISBN10 : 9781442206830 , ISBN13 : 1442206837

Page Number : 431