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  • Paula

    A Memoir

    Newly ReissuedNew York Times Bestselling Author“Beautiful and heartrending. . . . Memoir, autobiography, epicedium, perhaps even some fiction: they are all here, and they are all quite wonderful.”—Los Angeles TimesWhen Isabel Allende’s daughter, Paula, became gravely ill and fell into a coma, the author began to write the story of her family for her unconscious child. In the telling, bizarre ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mexico: A History

    by Victor Alba ...
    The early European explorers were astonished at the immensity of Mexico. They were equally baffled by the customs, language, and society of the people they encountered. A surprise awaited the visitors beyond every mountain pass, for in a land in which travel was so difficult, the native inhabitants had developed vastly different lifestyles. Historians and archeologists remain uncertain as to the ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hunting El Chapo: Taking down the world’s most-wanted drug-lord

    This is the untold story of the American federal agent who captured the world’s most-wanted drug-lord.Every generation has its larger-than-life criminal legend living beyond the reach of the law: Billy the Kid, Al Capone, Ronnie Biggs, Pablo Escobar. But for every one of these criminals, there’s a Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett or Slipper of the Yard. For Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán-Loera a.k.a. ‘El Chapo’ ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Conquistador

    Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

    by Buddy Levy ...
    In an astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an adventure thriller, historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures.“I and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart which can be cured only with gold.” —Hernán CortésIt was a moment unique in human history, the face-to-face meeting between two men from ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Aztecs: A History From Beginning to End

    by Henry Freeman ...
    The Aztec Empire did not recoil from the face of an impending doom, they struggled faithfully. Destined to emerge from their humble beginnings, it grew into a highly-complex devoted civilization refusing to live at the mercy of more neighboring powerful rulers. Their powerful pocheca combed the valley for luxury items while markets dotted their lands.Inside you will find...✓ Introduction✓ How the ... Read more


  • The Zimmermann Telegram

    Barbara Tuchman's The Zimmerman Telegram is one of the greatest spy stories of all time.Nothing can stop an enemy from picking wireless messages out of the free air - and nothing did. In England, Room 40 was born . . .In January 1917, with the First World War locked in terrible stalemate and America still neutral, German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman gambled the future of the conflict on a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Line Becomes A River

    Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2019, a****n electrifying memoir from a Mexican-American US Border Patrol guard‘Stunningly good… The best thing I’ve read for ages’James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd’s LifeFrancisco Cantú was a US Border Patrol agent from 2008 to 2012.In this extraordinary account, he describes his work in the desert along the Mexican border. He tracks ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Conquistadors

    by Hammond Innes ...
    This enthralling study which examines the impact of the Spaniards upon the Aztec and Inca worlds is dominated by the personalities involved, in particular Cortes and Montezuma. Their confrontation in the Aztec lake-city of Tenochtitlan is a moving drama of human conflict revealing the dilemma and the enigma of the Indians. It is a story of battles and voyages, full of strange episodes – Cortes ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Conquest of New Spain

    series Bybliotech Discovery
    Bernal Diaz was an eyewitness to one of history's most remarkable events - the conquest of the Empire of the Aztecs, and the defeat of their Emperor Montezuma.The indomitable Diaz delivers his chronicle first-hand, vividly describing the ruthless battles, the brilliant Machiavellian strategies of Cortes, and the superstitions vacillations of Montezuma that lead to the momentous overthrow of the ... Read more

    $1.49 AUD

  • The History of the Conquest of Mexico

    series Bybliotech Discovery
    The story of the fall of the Mexica/Aztec civilisation in Mexico is one of the most astonishing episodes ever to occur in history; and in the skilful hands of William H. Prescott, one of America's greatest historians, it takes on a thrilling new dimension. Richly filled with detail, Prescott intricately describes the complex civilisation of the Mexica/Aztec people, before beginning the compelling ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • American Heritage History of Mexico

    "Remarkably well balanced and sound . . . " - The New Republic. Here, from award-winning historian Henry Bamford Parkes and the editors of American Heritage, is the dramatic story of Mexico - from the Aztecs, Maya, and other ancient peoples who gave birth to a vast civilization to the Spanish Conquest, the Mexican-American War, the Mexican Revolution, and Mexico's role in World War II. Historian ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Silver Bullets

    Translated by Mark Fried ...
    Tormented by past heartbreak and contemporary politics, for Edgar 'Lefty' Mendieta the news of the murder of lawyer Bruno Canizales represents just another day at the office in the drug-ridden city of Culiacán.It soon becomes clear that there is no shortage of suspects in a city where it's hard to tell the gangsters from the politicians. Canizales was the son of a former government minister and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Fire & Blood

    A History of Mexico

    Mexican history comes to life in this “fascinating” work by the author of Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans (The Christian Science Monitor).Fire & Blood brilliantly depicts the succession of tribes and societies that have variously called Mexico their home, their battleground, and their legacy. This is the tale of the indigenous people who forged from this rugged terrain a wide-ranging ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Murder City

    Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields

    Ciudad Juarez lies just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A once-thriving border town, it now resembles a failed state. Infamously known as the place where women disappear, its murder rate exceeds that of Baghdad.In Murder City, Charles Bowden-one of the few journalists who spent extended periods of time in Juarez-has written an extraordinary account of what happens when a city ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Fire and Song

    The story of Luis de Carvajal and the Mexican Inquisition

    by Anna Lanyon ...
    It is 1596 and in Mexico the Inquisition is at its most efficient. A young man trembles in his cell as he prays for salvation, torn between the Christianity he was schooled in and his ancestral faith. What heresies will the Holy Office uncover? Can he protect his mother and sisters?He is Luis de Carvajal. His forbears had fled the Inquisition in Spain to Portugal and then from there to the New ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • A Day in the Life of the Maya: History, Culture and Daily Life in the Mayan Empire

    *Includes pictures of Mayan buildings, art, hieroglyphics, numbers, and more.*Explains integral parts of the Mayan empire, including their food, calendar, ball game, sacrifice rituals, and religion. *Examines the architecture of Mayan settlements and the structure of their empire. *Discusses the disappearance of the Maya and the way their culture has survived and evolved.*Includes a Table of ... Read more

    $4.40 AUD

  • Drug Wars

    The Mexican Cartels

    by Al Cimino ...
    With the suppression of the Colombian cartels, the Mexican crime syndicates took over the Latin American drug trade, controlling ninety per cent of the cocaine entering the US. This is their story. ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars

    Having followed Mexico's cartels for years, border security expert Sylvia Longmire takes us deep into the heart of their world to witness a dangerous underground that will do whatever it takes to deliver drugs to a willing audience of American consumers. The cartels have grown increasingly bold in recent years, building submarines to move up the coast of Central America and digging elaborate ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Mexico

    From the Olmecs to the Aztecs

    series Ancient Peoples and Places
    This book, long recognized as the most readable and authoritative introduction to the region's pre-columbian civilizations, has now been completely revised for its seventh edition. Spectacular new discoveries have thrown more light on the Olmec culture, Mexicos earliest civilization. At the great city of Teotihuacan, recent investigations in the earliest monumental pyramid indicate the antiquity ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    This book presents a very short introduction to the Aztecs using interpretive tools from religious studies and anthropology to uncover the paradox of Aztec life; on the one hand a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry and philosophic rhetoric while on the other hand a people profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Oxford History of Mexico

    The Oxford History of Mexico is a narrative history of the events, institutions and characters that have shaped Mexican history from the reign of the Aztecs through the twenty-first century. When the hardcover edition released in 2000, it was praised for both its breadth and depth--all aspects of Mexican history, from religion to technology, ethnicity, ecology and mass media, are analyzed with ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Conquest of the Aztecs: The Lives and Legacies of Cortés, Montezuma, and the Aztec Empire

    From the moment Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortés first found and confronted them, the Aztecs have fascinated the world, and they continue to hold a unique place both culturally and in pop culture. Nearly 500 years after the Spanish conquered their mighty empire, the Aztecs are often remembered today for their major capital, Tenochtitlan, as well as being fierce conquerors of the Valley of Mexico ... Read more

    $4.94 AUD

  • The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition

    The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico

    For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel León-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the voices of indigenous peoples. In this new and updated edition of his classic The Broken Spears, León-Portilla has included accounts from native Aztec descendants ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Fifth Sun

    A New History of the Aztecs

    In November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story--and the story of what happened afterwards--has been told many times, but always following the narrative offered by the Spaniards. After all, we have been taught, it was the Europeans who held the pens. But the Native Americans were intrigued by the ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD