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Right-Wing Women in Chile
$41.70
Right-Wing Women in Chile
When over five thousand women took to the streets of Santiago to protest Salvador Allende's Popular Unity government on December 1, 1971, their March of the Empty Pots and Pans signaled the beginning of a mass opposition movement and prompted the later formation of Feminine Power, a multi-class organization that played a critical role in paving the way for the military coup in 1973. Drawing on extensive interviews with leaders and participants, Margaret Power tells the stony of these right-wing women, examining their motives, the tactics they employed, and the impact of their ideas and activity on Chilean society and politics.The ability of the right to exploit established ideas about gender, Power argues, was key to the opposition's success, and she explores how conservatives appealed to women as wives and mothers to mobilize them. Power also pays attention to the earlier history of these efforts, including the formation of Women's Action of Chile in 1963, and to the support provided by the U.S. government. The epilogue examines right-wing women's reactions to the arrest of Augusto Pinochet in 1998 and their role in the elections of 2000. By focusing on the women who opposed Allende and supported Pinochet, this book offers a fresh look at the complex dynamics of Chilean politics in the last half of the twentieth century.
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Sundial and Stardial Pendants
$39.99
Sundial and Stardial Pendants
Technology is awesome, but can we trust it? How can we be sure that our cell phones aren't recording our brain waves and transmitting our ideas to evil corporations? How can we be sure that our watches aren't silently recording our pulses and sending the data to Big Food so they know when to advertise those juicy bacon cheeseburgers on TV and ruin our diet plans? Yeah, see, now you're paranoid too. We've taken the mirrors out of our bathrooms to avoid that classic horror movie moment, too. We recommend you do the same. Preventative paranoia is the key to success. Part of our plan is eschewing traditional watches for the sundial. Inspired by designs from Babylonia, Egypt, the Celts of Northern Europe, the Mayans and Incas and Aztecs, we've found the most imaginative and accurate wearable sundials anywhere. Instructions for reading your new sundial are included. Batteries, however, are not. They're not needed! Who needs batteries to sense the rhythms of the solar system? Guaranteed to work as long as the sun rises... and we don't want to think about the day that stops happening. How the Sundial works... On a sunny day, suspend the sundial by its black satin cord. Through a tiny hole, a thin ray of sunshine will illuminate a number on the inside of the dial showing the time of day. This Aquitaine sundial was named after Eleanor of Aquitaine, who gave one to King Henry II of England so Henry would know when to return from the hunt for their love trysts. (One must always be timely for love trysts. Tryst us on that one.) How the Stardial works... Set the middle wheel to the month, hold the dial upside down, and sight the North Star through the center hole. Move the top of the dial's arm to align with the uppermost stars of the Big Dipper, and read the time on the inner dial where the arm crosses the hour mark! Star dials were first used in the 15th century by navigators and are extremely accurate because they are based on the North Star. Product Features Pewter sundial & stardial ring pendants Tell the time without electricity, gears, or other technology Modeled after historical timepieces Approximately 1.3 inches (3.3 cm) in diameter Comes with a 30" black silk cord (or supply your own chain)
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MicroVision SHOWWX+ HDMI Laser Pico Projector
$399.99
MicroVision SHOWWX+ HDMI Laser Pico Projector
"Raise your hand if you've found yourself huddled around a cell phone with at least 3 people. We know you can't see this, but everybody else reading this page is raising their hand, too. We've all done it. How many times have you wished you had a projector that didn't require a small suitcase to be portable? The current ""solutions"" for video projection just downright suck for portability (not to mention you can fry an egg on 'em, they get so hot!). The MicroVision SHOWWX+ is a portable HDMI laser pico projector that features ultra clear and high contrast video with vivid color. It's also great because you can plug it directly into your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to project your favorite pictures and videos on the nearest flat surface. Take projection out of the boardroom and into the palm of you hand. Since it fits in your pocket and runs on batteries, it can go anywhere you go. Project a movie on your ceiling while you are stuck in bed with the sniffles, review your presentation slides on the back of the seat in front of you on the airplane, do an instant replay of a friend's party foul before you upload it to YouTube... the possibilities for good and evil are endless! Product Specifications Turn your iPhone, iPod, or iPad into an HDMI projector Play movies, view photos & presentations, even stream video Plug & Play: So easy to use, even for non-geeks Sleek and small, about the size of an iPhone Image is always in focus, even on curved surfaces Projects images from 6"" to 100"" a dark room Wide projection angle brings the big screen closer to the user High-resolution (WVGA) and 16:9 format Laser light source produce lifelike, vivid colors with exceptional contrast 3.5mm stereo jack - audio pass through when supplied Will operate off wall power when plugged into a wall socket Connects to these Apple products with a single cable (included): iPhone 4 iPad, iPad2 iPod Touch, Nano (3rd gen or newer), Classic Composite adapter to other TV-Out devices via a dedicated adapter cable (included): Digital cameras Camcorders Non-Apple mobile phones Portable gaming devices Non-Apple tablets Gaming console Requires the SHOWWX+ VGA Dock (sold separately) and VGA-Out capability: Laptops Netbooks MacBook / MacBook Pro Battery: Rechargeable, up to 2 hours of battery life on a full charge Wall adapter included for charging via micro-USB Specs: Resolution: WVGA (848 x 480) Brightness: 15 Lumens Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen Focus: No user focus adjustment needed. Image is always in focus. Refresh Rate: 60 Hz (nominal) Color Gamut: >200% NTSC Contrast Ratio: >5,000:1 Throw Ratio: 1:1 (projection distance/image diagonal) Image size: 150mm to 2500mm (6"" - 100"") Projection distance: 150mm to 2500mm (6"" - 100"") Regulatory: Class 2 laser product Weight (with battery): 4.3 oz Box Includes: SHOWWX+ laser pico projector Rechargeable battery Wall charger Cable for iPhone, iPad, iPod Composite adapter Storage pounch Micro-USB cable Wrist strap User guide"
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Retro iPhone Case
$14.99 $3.75
Retro iPhone Case
"We remember the very first time we saw a cell phone. It was summer sleepover camp and we were in the backwoods of Maine, far from civilization. (Or it least it seemed that way!) On the first day of camp, the adults were going over all the important details, including that if we had an emergency and needed to call for an ambulance Mr. Jones had a mobile phone. And sure enough, he lifted this... brick of a device. Our eyes were like dinner plates. This was a phone. A MOBILE PHONE. Whoa. If you'd like to relive the days of having the ultimate status symbol, slip your iPhone into this chunky, brick-like case. It's not going to fit in your pocket or your purse, but if your backpack or briefcase is big enough, you might have some luck. Don't worry, though, the Retro iPhone case still allows you to access all of your 21st-century features. We're definitely picking up one of these to use at 80s costume parties. Product Specifications Turn your iPhone into one of the first mobile phones Combines the iconic look of an 80s ""brick"" handset with the specs of your iPhone Big and sturdy: protects against bumps and scratches Stands up on its own, vertical or horizontal Great novelty gift, gag gift, or costume accessory Compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S"
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Limited Edition Star Wars Moleskine 2013 Planners
$24.95
Limited Edition Star Wars Moleskine 2013 Planners
"Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away some stuff happened. And it was all, like, zoom and pew pew and whooosh and special edition and Greedo now shooting first and . . . . Ok, so we got out of control. Let's all remember the good old days, before the prequels, where Han ALWAYS shot first and Yoda was a puppet. This is the Star Wars that is represented in these Limited Edition Star Wars Moleskine 2013 Planners. Read on you must. See, everything is all high tech today, so actual hand written planners will help separate you from the herd. Limited Edition Star Wars Moleskine 2013 Planners are the ones to get! They come in large or small sizes and in weekly or daily formats. Each planner features a different classic character - and each cover and insides have quotes from that character. You also will get a Star Wars address book and a postcard (also with the volume's featured character). But just like your childhood memories of Star Wars, these Limited Edition Star Wars Moleskine 2013 Planners won't last long before Darth Lucas starts special editioning them. So get yours before they are gone forever! Limited Edition Star Wars Moleskine 2013 Planners The coolest planners ever - with Star Wars quotes and themes. January - December 2013. Each book features a specific character (for art and source of quotes). Each planner includes a Star Wars themed address book and a postcard (reflecting the featured character). Limited edition. Planner Breakdown: Small Weekly - Flight Suit Luke - 144 pages - White debossed text Large Weekly - Yoda - 144 pages - White debossed text Small Daily - Han Solo - 400 pages - White debossed text Large Daily - Darth Vader - 400 pages - Black debossed text Dimensions: Small Weekly - approx. 3.5"" x 5.5"" x 0.5"" Large Weekly - approx. 5.25"" x 8.5"" x 0.5"" Small Daily - approx. 3.5"" x 5.5"" x 1"" Large Daily - approx. 5.25"" x 8.5"" x 1"""
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