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  • Tradiciones limeñasby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Este volumen es una antología de las muchas tradiciones que Ricardo Palma (1833-1919) escribió sobre Lima. Estar atento al pasado colonial con sus cuentos de fantasmas, aparecidos, virreyes inmorales, mujeres atrevidas, santos y pícaros, le valió muchas críticas en su tiempo: en esta amena reconstrucción del pasado se muestra la vida cotidiana y efectiva... more...

  • Hiram Bingham and the Dream of Goldby Daniel Cohen

    M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99

    This riveting account of Hiram Bingham, a man who made some of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century as a real-life Indiana Jones, will fascinate young readers. more...

  • Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritualby Elena Mihas

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 65.00

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.     The rich storytelling traditions of the Alto Perené Arawaks of eastern Peru are showcased in this bilingual collection of traditional narratives, ethnographic accounts, women?s autobiographical stories, songs, chants,... more...

  • Bound Livesby Rachel Sarah O'Toole

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    Bound Lives chronicles the lived experience of race relations in northern coastal Peru during the colonial era. Rachel Sarah O?Toole examines the construction of a casta (caste) system under the Spanish government, and how this system was negotiated and employed by Andeans and Africans. Royal and viceregal authorities defined legal identities of... more...

  • The Andes Imaginedby Jorge Coronado

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Repositions Peruvian indigenismo as a discourse of and about modernity, in which the movement's artists and intellectuals used the figure of the Indian to mobilize larger questions about becoming modern. more...

  • Daily Life in the Inca Empire, 2nd Editionby Michael Malpass

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Explore daily living inside the Inca empire, the largest empire in the western hemisphere before European colonization. The Incas' subjugation of all types of cultures in western South America led to a wide variety of experiences, from military leaders to ruling class to conquered peoples. Readers will uncover all aspects of Inca culture, including... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Incasby Gary Urton; Adriana von Hagen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This A-to-Z encyclopedia offers students and non-specialist readers a broad introduction to the fascinating civilization of the Incas. Brief narrative entries, based on archaeological research and historical records, explore Inca settlements, culture, society, celebrations, and achievements?the texture and scope of the Inca Empire. more...

  • Mississippi Off the Beaten Path®by Marlo Carter Kirkpatrick

    Globe Pequot Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Turn an ordinary visit to Mississippi into an adventure: Visitors can find the final resting place of the Witch of Yazoo or stay in the Shack Up Inn to get a genuine plantation experience. more...

  • Dixieby Curtis Wilkie

    Scribner 2002; US$ 22.95

    Dixie is a political and social history of the South during the second half of the twentieth century told from Curtis Wilkie's perspective as a white man intimately transformed by enormous racial and political upheavals. Wilkie's personal take on some of the landmark events of modern American history is as engaging as it is insightful. He attended... more...

  • 'Stony the Road' to Changeby Marilyn M. Thomas-Houston

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    An anthropological study of issues within a Black community that affect social action, political participation, and social cohesion. more...