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  • Amazon Peasant Societies in a Changing Environmentby Cristina Adams; Rui S. S. Murrieta; Walter A. Neves; Mark Harris

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.00

    Provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of different aspects of Amazonian societies from health to history Empirical research based on long term fieldwork and in-depth analysis from the latest Amazonian studies Discusses political aspects of environmentalism Forges new understanding of Brazilian Amazonia more...

  • Ribbon of Sandby John Alexander; James Lazell

    Algonquin Books 1992; US$ 18.95

    Wind, currents, tides, and sand. Kingsnakes and rice rats. The disappearance of the Lost Colony, the raids of the pirate Blackbeard, and the Wright brothers' first attempts at flight. The Outer Banks is a place like no other. more...

  • Mobility and Migration in Indigenous Amazoniaby Miguel N. Alexiades

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    Contrary to ingrained academic and public assumptions, wherein indigenous lowland South American societies are viewed as the product of historical emplacement and spatial stasis, there is widespread evidence to suggest that migration and displacement have been the norm, and not the exception. This original and thought-provoking collection of case... more...

  • Utopias of Othernessby Fernando Arenas

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 67.50

    In Utopias of Otherness, Fernando Arenas considers Portugal and Brazil, both subject to the economic, political, and cultural forces of postmodern globalization. Arenas analyzes responses to these trends in contemporary writers including José Saramago, Caio Fernando Abreu, Maria Isabel Barreno, Vergílio Ferreira, Clarice Lispector, and Maria Gabriela... more...

  • Correspondencia oficialby Félix de Azara

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.54

    Félix de Azara, 18 de mayo de 1742 (Barbuñales, Huesca)-1821. España. Fue militar, ingeniero, explorador, cartógrafo, antropólogo y naturalista. Estudió en la Universidad de Huesca y en la Academia militar de Barcelona dónde se graduó en 1764. Sirvió en el regimiento de infantería de Galicia y obtuvo el grado de lugarteniente en 1775. Siendo herido... more...

  • Conjuring Crisisby George Baca

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    How have civil rights transformed racial politics in America? Connecting economic and social reforms to racial and class inequality, Conjuring Crisis counters the myth of steady race progress by analyzing how the federal government and local politicians have sometimes "reformed" politics in ways that have amplified racism in the post civil-rights... more...

  • Insiders' Guide® to North Carolina's Outer Banksby Karen Bachman

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 17.99

    Insiders' Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Written by a local (and true insider), it offers a personal and practical perspective of this beautiful coastal land and its surrounding environs. Published annually, this guide is fully revised and updated and features a new... more...

  • Legacies of Raceby Stanley Bailey

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    A novel exploration of racial attitudes in contemporary Brazil using large-sample surveys of public opinion. more...

  • Cultural Forests of the Amazonby William Balée; William Balée

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    Winner of the Society for Economic Botany's Mary W. Klinger Book Award. Cultural Forests of the Amazon is a comprehensive and diverse account of how indigenous people transformed landscapes and managed resources in the most extensive region of tropical forests in the world.   Until recently, most scholars and scientists, as... more...

  • Immigration and Xenophobiaby Rosana Barbosa

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 36.99

    In Immigration and Xenophobia, Rosana Barbosa discusses Portuguese migration to Rio de Janeiro from 1822 to 1850 as a significant aspect of the city's history. During the first half of the nineteenth century, many Portuguese fled the difficult economic and social conditions in Portugal for better economic opportunities in post-independence Brazil,... more...