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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Justin Jennings is the curator of New World archaeology at the Royal Ontario Museum and an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Globalizations and the Ancient World , the editor of Beyond Wari Walls: Regional Perspectives on Middle Horizon Peru , and the coeditor of Drink, Power, and Society in... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 59.95
Former slaves, with no prior experience in electoral politics and with few economic resources or little significant social standing, created a sweeping political movement that transformed the South after the Civil War. Within a few short years after emancipation, not only were black men voting but they had elected thousands of ex-slaves to political... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
In post-Civil War years agriculture in Mississippi, as elsewhere, was in a depressed condition. The price of cotton steadily declined, and the farmer was hard put to meet the payments on his mortgage. At the same time the corporate and banking interests of the state seemed to prosper. There were reasons for this beyond the ken of the poor hill farmer... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Long recognized as a classic account of the early Spanish efforts to convert the Indians of Peru, Father De Arriaga's book, originally published in 1621, has become comparatively rare even in its Spanish editions. This translation now makes available for the first time in English a unique record of the customs and religious practices that prevailed... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95
Continuing the legacy of its well-received predecessor, the revised and updated second edition of Mississippi: A History remains the only survey history of the state written exclusively for use in college-level courses. In his sweeping coverage of Mississippi?s dramatic story?from the region?s diverse Native peoples through colonial 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...
- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 40.00
Creating the first comprehensive narrative of Mississippi since the bicentennial history was published in 1976, Dennis J. Mitchell recounts the vibrant and turbulent history of a Deep South state. The author has condensed the massive scholarship produced since that time into an appealing narrative, which incorporates people missing from many previous... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.49
This fantastic book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for the Incas. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about emperors, cities, religion, gods, everyday life and many more. The 'All About' series is an educational collection of books from P S... more...