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Book Review: The Country Under My Skin by Gioconda Belli

Note:  This review covers only a section of this book.  I write about Belli’s exile.   With Gioconda Belli being involved with the Sandinista and being ordered to go to Europe for safety while her organization tried to pull off … Continue reading

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The Americas: A Hemispheric History by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Fernandez-Armesto tells the history of the Americas wholistically–including pre-Columbian societies. Below is a summary of his story of some of the pre-Columbian Peoples of the Americas: Olmec: Lived in what is now the southern part Mexico. The name Olmec means … Continue reading

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