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- Eland Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
The Missionaries is a searing examination of attempts by North American fundamentalist Christian missionaries to convert indigenous tribes around the globe. In a distillation of a lifetime?s observation on the ground, Norman Lewis contrasts the self-contained, peaceful traditions of the tribal peoples he so admires with the violence, the ruthless... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Dictatorship in South America explores the experiences of Brazilian, Argentine and Chilean experience under military rule. Presents a single-volume thematic study that explores experiences with dictatorship as well as their social and historical contexts in Latin America Examines at the ideological and economic crossroads that brought Argentina,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosophy, to linguistics and ethnography. Having gained steam in concert with postmodernism?s emphasis on... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 45.00
Mirrors of Clay: Reflections of Ancient Andean Life in Ceramics from the Sam Olden Collection features photographs and descriptions of sixty ceramic vessels from ancient Andean American cultures, including the Cupisnique, Chavín, Vicús, Nazca, Moche, Tiwanaku, Lambayeque, and Chimú, which flourished between 1200 BCE and 1550 CE. These distinctive... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
Over the millennia, from stone tools among early foragers to clays to prized metals and mineral pigments used by later groups, mineral resources have had a pronounced role in the Andean world. Archaeologists have used a variety of analytical techniques on the materials that ancient peoples procured from the earth. What these materials all have in common... more...
- Parthian Books 2012; US$ 7.28
In every atlas there is a country missing from the maps of South America: the Andean nation. For five months John Harrison journeys through this secret country, walking alone into remote villages where he is the first gringo the inhabitants have ever seen, and where life continues as if Columbus had never sailed. He lives at over 10,000 feet for most... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Yanantin and Masintin in the Andean World is an eloquently written autoethnography in which researcher Hillary S. Webb seeks to understand the indigenous Andean concept of yanantin or "œcomplementary opposites." more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00
Reconstructing the workings of colonial Spanish bureaucracy in the production of reports on individuals? achievements, this book explores the interrelation of state-induced curricula vitae and individuals? endeavor to outsmart this system in the genesis of modern forms of literature. more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 31.99
The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget is the definitive guide to making the most of this exotic region without breaking the bank. Backpackers, career-breakers, gap year travellers and those who want more bang for their buck will find in-depth budget information for all twelve South American countries and every aspect of travel. From hotels,... more...