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buy my book for cheaper!

UNM Press is running a 25%-off special on books purchased between 15 November and 15 January. If you buy my book directly from the UNMPress website, just enter the promo code HOL11 for the discount. I hear it makes a

Posted in Books, Latin American History

a new prologue

A new prologue for my book, in anticipation of its dissection in History Seminar rooms.* Idle seminarian: I don’t have to swear any oaths to persuade you that I should like this book, since it is the son of my

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how to index a book manuscript

Just yesterday I finished preparing the index for my forthcoming first book. For some reason, maybe because it’s my first book, I felt like I needed to do the index. In the end, I guess I’m glad I did it,

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Hacer juicio ú dictamen acerca de alguna cosa... significando que el objeto excita el juicio ú dictamen en la persona que le hace.

Deducir ante el Juez la accion ú derecho que se tiene, ó las excepciones que excluyen la accion contrária.

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Chad Black

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