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- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 8.61
Hauptbeschreibung Was heißt eigentlich "politisch"? Ulrich Meier, Martin Papenheim und Willibald Steinmetz gehen der Frage nach, wie unterschiedlich das Politikvokabular von den mittelalterlichen Gesellschaften über die frühneuzeitlichen Staatsbildungen bis hin zu den modernen Demokratien verwendet und gedeutet wurde. Zur Reihe: Was ist eigentlich... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00
In the twentieth century, indigenous people in Latin America started to speak out, mobilize, and organize in unprecedented ways. This book asks: why are indigenous people mobilizing now and why only in specific places? This book answers these questions with insight into their advancement and reform of democracy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 69.95
This pioneering and comprehensive survey is the first overview of current themes in Latin American archaeology written solely by academics native to the region, and it makes their collected expertise available to an English-speaking audience for the first time. The contributors cover the most significant issues in the archaeology of Latin America,... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 31.99
Focuses on the cultural differences between the northern and southern regions of the Central Andes with particular attention to the genesis, and evolution, of regional differences. This book also considers the conditions under which these differences evolved, grew pronounced, and diminished. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 54.99
The Handbook of South American Archaeology has been created as a major reference work for archaeologists working in South America, professors and their upper-division undergraduate and graduate students in South American archaeology courses including areal courses (Central Andes, North Andes, tropical lowlands), archaeologists working elsewhere in... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 119.99
The Physical Geography of South America, the eighth volume in the Oxford Regional Environments series, presents an enduring statement on the physical and biogeographic conditions of this remarkable continent and their relationships to human activity. It fills a void in recent environmental literature by assembling a team of specialists from within... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 36.99
Food, Power, and Resistance explores the ways in which artistic representations of food and cooks often convey subversive meanings that resist attempts to locate indigenous Andeans-and Quechua women in particular-at the margins of power. This book offers a dynamic, interdisciplinary study of how food's symbolic and pragmatic meanings influence access... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
Intrepid journalist Patrick Symmes sets off on his BMW R80 G/S in search of the people and places in Ernesto "Che" Guevara's classic Motorcycle Diaries , seeking out his own adventure as well as the legacy of the icon Che would become, Symmes retraces the future revolutionary's path. And on the way he runs out of gas in an Argentine desert, talks... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2011; US$ 8.95
Che Guevara and Alberto Granado?s journey through South America in 1952 on a Norton 500 motorcycle is one of the most famous motorcycle journeys of all time. Guevara?s experiences on that journey led him to become a key figure of the Cuban Revolution and one of the greatest inspirational icons of the twentieth century. Steve Holmes and Pete Sandford?s... more...