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  • Ancient Alterity in the Andesby George F. Lau

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosophy, to linguistics and ethnography. Having gained steam in concert with postmodernism?s emphasis on... more...

  • Beyond Wari Wallsby Justin Jennings

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Wari culture and its influence in Andean prehistory is investigated here from a variety of geographic locales. more...

  • Woven Treasuresby Sara Lamb

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 16.36

    Renowned fiber artist Sara Lamb gives weavers an inside look at her groundbreaking work in Woven Treasures . From inspiration and project planning, to her signature hand-manipulated techniques, Lamb leads weavers through the steps of making exquisite bags using folk weaving techniques that evoke modern ideas in brilliant colors and textures. Woven... more...

  • After Wallaceby Patrick R. Cotter; James Glen Stovall

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    All Alabama elections are colorful, but the 1986 gubernatorial contest may trump them all for its sheer strangeness. With the retirement of an aging and ill George Wallace, both the issues and candidates contending for the office were able to set the course of Alabama politics for generations to follow. Whereas the Wallace regimes were particular... more...

  • The Making of Harpers Ferry National Historical Parkby Teresa S. Moyer; Paul A. Shackel

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 35.99

    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is most widely known today for the attempted slave revolt led by John Brown in 1859, the nucleus for the interpretation of the current national park. Here, Teresa S. Moyer and Paul A. Shackel tell the behind-the-scenes story of how this event was chosen and preserved for commemoration, providing lessons for federal,... more...

  • Trail of Feathersby Tahir Shah

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to ?fly like birds? over the jungle, as a Spanish monk reported. Or were they drug-induced hallucinations?... more...

  • Neo-Toriesby Bernhard Dietz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 54.74

    In Großbritannien kam die Bedrohung der parlamentarischen Demokratie in der Zwischenkriegszeit von einer anderen Seite als bisher angenommen: von einem Netzwerk britischer Konservativer, die das politische System Großbritanniens radikal in Frage stellten und durch einen autoritär-korporativen Staat ersetzen wollten. Bernhard Dietz erfasst dieses Netzwerk... more...

  • Mañana es San Perónby Mariano Ben Plotkin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 37.99

    The regime of Juan Perón is one of the most studied topics of Argentina's contemporary history. This book?an English translation of a highly popular, critically acclaimed Spanish language edition?provides a new perspective on the intriguing Argentinian leader. Mariano Plotkin's cultural approach makes Perón's popularity understandable because it... more...

  • Louisianaby Bennett H. Wall; John C. Rodrigue; Light Townsend Cummins; Judith Kelleher Schafer; Edward F. Haas; Michael L. Kurtz

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Covering the lively, even raucous, history of Louisiana from before First Contact through the Elections of 2012, this sixth edition of the classic Louisiana history survey provides an engaging and comprehensive narrative of what is arguably America’s most colorful state. Since the appearance of the first edition of this classic text in... more...

  • The Incasby Terence N. D'Altroy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    The Incas is a captivating exploration of one of the greatest civilizations ever seen.  Seamlessly drawing on history, archaeology, and ethnography, this thoroughly updated new edition integrates advances made in hundreds of new studies conducted over the last decade. • Written by one of the world’s leading experts on Inca... more...