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- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95
This multidisciplinary--indeed, transdisciplinary--combination of archaeological, historical, and ethnographic research reveals how the Andean people of southern Peru's Colca Valley experienced and responded to successive waves of colonial rule by the Inka and Spanish empires from the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries. While most research splits... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86
Establishing Francisco Pizarro firmly as a man of his time, Stuart Stirling shows that there was little difference in moral terms between Elizabeth I's political expediency in ordering Mary Queen of Scots's execution and Pizarro's killing of the Inca Atahualpa - a deed for which his name has been regarded with infamy. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
This book evokes a time and place that no longer exists but which is central to the American experience, a past to be remembered. This simple and direct narrative of family values and connections to the land is full of description. The main message is of how land ownership bonded a Negro family to its white neighbors in segregated southern Mississippi... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 179.95
A fascinating resource on the evolution of the Inca Empire and, in particular, the creation of chronology and genealogy of the Inca dynasty. The work argues that the Incas, both as an ethnic group in the Cuzco region and as an empire, lasted a lot longer than presently thought. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi examines gender and antebellum politics, and argues that the demands of masculinity and honor with in state's antiparty political culture made secession possible. The non-institutional context of all political rhetoric caused Mississippi voters to condemn the Republicans' anti-Southern program as a personal... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67
Mississippi represented the Old South and all that it stood for perhaps more than any other state. Tracing its long process of economic, social, and cultural evolution, Christopher Morris takes a close look at one of those "typically" Southern communities, Jefferson Davis's Warren County, the northern-most of the five old river counties located in... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 84.00
This comprehensive case study of the modern Peruvian military examines the professional development of South America's most controversial military establishment from the early 1930s to the present. Based on extensive research in Peruvian military archives and numerous interviews with active and retired members of the Peruvian armed forces, this study... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 50.00
Originally inhabited by Native American tribes, territorial Mississippi has a complex history rife with fierce contention. Since 1540, when Hernando de Soto of Spain journeyed across the Atlantic and became the first European to stumble across its borders, the territory has been the center of passionate international disagreements. After numerous... more...