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  • Tradiciones en salsa verde y otros textosby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.53

    Ricardo Palma comenzó a publicar sus Tradiciones en 1860. Sin embargo, las Tradiciones en salsa verde, al parecer manuscritas desde 1901 y transcritas en 1904, no fueron escritas para ser publicadas. En razón de esto último, el autor solicitaba a su amigo Carlos Basadre la mayor discreción pues temía que su libro cayese en las manos de "gente... more...

  • Tradiciones limeñasby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.53

    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...

  • 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 Ashéninka Perené Arawaks of eastern Peru are showcased in this bilingual collection of traditional narratives, ethnographic accounts, women?s autobiographical stories, songs,... more...

  • Hiram Bingham and the Dream of Goldby Daniel Cohen

    M. Evans & Company 2014; Not Available

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 34.00

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

  • Mississippi Harmonyby Winson Hudson; Constance Curry; Derrick Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 19.00

    The experiences of the rural all-black town of Harmony, Mississippi, as told in the voice of Winson Hudson, an extraordinary woman who led Harmony in its fight for racial equality during the Jim Crow and civil rights eras. more...

  • The State of Jonesby Sally Jenkins; John Stauffer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy. The State of Jones is a true story about the South during the Civil War?the real South. Not... more...

  • Bourbon Peru 1750-1824by John R. Fisher

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 30.00

    By considering Bourbon Peru in a chronological framework which begins at mid-century rather than 1700, this book focuses the reader’s attention on the key issue of the relationship between colonial reform in the late eighteenth century and the creation of an independent Peruvian state in the 1820s. Fisher sets out some uncluttered responses to... more...

  • Let the People Decideby J. Todd Moye

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    In the middle of the Mississippi Delta lies rural, black-majority Sunflower County. J. Todd Moye examines the social histories of civil rights and white resistance movements in Sunflower, tracing the development of organizing strategies in separate racial communities over four decades. Sunflower County was home to both James Eastland, one of the... more...

  • Little Taste of Freedomby Emilye Crosby

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    In this long-term community study of the freedom movement in rural, majority-black Claiborne County, Mississippi, Emilye Crosby explores the impact of the African American freedom struggle on small communities in general and questions common assumptions that are based on the national movement. The legal successes at the national level in the mid 1960s... more...