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- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.54
Tras la pérdida de Belgrado y Budapest (donde murió su cuñado el rey de Hungría), Carlos V junto con su hermano Fernando, defendió en 1532 la Viena Imperial del ataque de Solimán el Magnífico. El desafío de Carlos V relata los avatares políticos de la España del siglo XVI. Biographische Informationen Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla (Toledo, 1607-Madrid,... more...
- Linkgua 2013; US$ 4.54
Esta obra pertenece a una trilogía dedicada a la familia Pizarro. Todo es dar una cosa (sobre Francisco), Amazonas... (sobre Gonzalo) y La lealtad contra la envidia (sobre Hernando). Tirso de Molina vivió algún tiempo en la Hispaniola (actual República Dominicana) y regresó a España en 1618. Su estancia en América inspiró esta serie de obras sobre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Examining a wide range of archaeological data, and using it to explore issues such as the sexual body, mind/body dualism, body modification, and magical practices, Lynn Meskell and Rosemary Joyce offer a new approach to the Ancient Egyptian and Mayan understanding of embodiment. Drawing on insights from feminist theory, art history, phenomenology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The ancient Maya shaped their world with stone tools. Lithic artifacts helped create the cityscape and were central to warfare and hunting, craft activities, cooking, and ritual performance. 'The Technology of Maya Civilization' examines Maya lithic artefacts made of chert, obsidian, silicified limestone, and jade to explore the relationship between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The archaeological sites of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are among the most visited ancient cities of the Americas. Archaeologists have recently made great advances in our understanding of the social and political milieu of the northern Maya lowlands. However, such advances have been under-represented in both scholarly and popular literature until now.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of central Mexico. Seldom if ever are the Maya and their Central... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 25.95
Simon Bolivar freed no fewer than what were to become six countries?a vast domain some 800,000 square miles in extent?from Spanish colonial rule in savage wars against the then-mightiest military machine on earth. The ferocity of his leadership and fighting earned him the grudging nickname ?the devil? from his enemies. His astonishing resilience... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Yucatan has been called ?a world apart??cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. As elsewhere in Mexico, apostles of modernization introduced policies intended to remold Yucatan in the image of the advanced nations... more...
- University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 29.95
Central America and its ill-fated federation (1824-1839) are often viewed as the archetype of the ?anarchy? of early independent Spanish America. This book consists of two interralted essays dealing with the economic, social, and political changes that took place in Central America,... more...