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- University of Iowa Press 1988; US$ 34.95
"This is a remarkable book by one of the true geniuses in the field of anthropology during this century and one who provided valuable data for specialists in other disciplines as well."--H. M. Wormington"An engaging manuscript that should charm a broad audience."--Thomas F. Lynch"The field notes of Junius, and Peggy's diary, are valuable records of... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
Narrated by Carlos Quilaqueo, and meticulously transcribed and analyzed by Perea-Fox and Iriarte, this collection of Mapuche stories is an invaluable resource for Mapuche cultural, literary, and anthropological studies.This text is the most complete collection and first direct transcription of Mapuche oral histories, myths, and legends more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2003; US$ 32.99
Easter Island, an isolated speck in the Pacific Ocean, produced one of the most fascinating and yet least understood of ancient cultures. Who were the inhabitants of this unimaginably remote volcanic island? Where did they come from? What, and equally intriguing, how did they erect the giant stone statues found all over the island? And what became... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 23.99
The Girondins of Chile tells of the strong influence that the European revolutions of 1848 had in Chile, and how they motivated a young Santiago society with high cultural aspirations but little political knowledge or direction. Benjamin Vicu?a Mackenna, a Chilean writer and historian who lived during those days in Santiago, relates the events of... more...
- PassPorter Travel Press 2005; US$ 6.99
Save money, time, and headaches with over 500 vacationer-tested tips for Walt Disney World! Are you looking for tips to save money and time while still having a MAGICAL vacation at Walt Disney World? Wouldn't it be nice to get these tips without having to wade through lots of web sites, message boards, and guidebooks? You're in luck! This low-cost... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 14.99
In 1956, state Senator Charley Johns was appointed the chairman of the newly formed Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, now remembered as the Johns Committee. This group was charged with the task of unearthing communist tendencies, homosexual persuasions, and anything they saw as subversive behavior in academic institutions throughout Florida.... more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 18.99
Throughout the 1970s, six Latin American governments led by Chile formed a military alliance called Operation Condor to carry out kidnappings, torture, and political assassinations across three continents. It was an early war on terror? initially encouraged by the CIA which later backfired on the United States. Hailed by Foreign Affairs as remarkable?... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95
This classic historical resource remains the most complete work on the establishment of Fort Caroline, which heralded the start of permanent settlement by Europeans in North America. America's history was shaped in part by the clash of cultures that took place in the southeastern United States in the 1560s. Indians, French, and Spaniards vied... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2001; US$ 29.95
This translation of an eyewitness account by a major participant offers valuable information about all three attempts to establish a French colony on the south Atlantic coast of North America. Rene Laudonniere's account of the three attempts by France to colonize what is now the United States is uniquely valuable because he played a major role... more...
- UPA 2012; US$ 27.99
Painful Birth discusses how Chile escaped becoming a communist state in the late 1970s and transformed into a free and prosperous society. It narrates the events and explains the economic policies, institutional transformation, and ideological change involved, providing an invaluable case study in economics, international relations, and Latin... more...