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  • Cauca's Indigenous Movement in Southwestern Colombiaby Brett Troyan

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    This book provides a vivid account of how the indigenous communities of Cauca in southwestern Colombia engaged with the Colombian central state . Troyan examines the state initiatives in the 1930s, ?50s, ?60s, and ?70s toward indigenous communities in Cauca, which sheds light on the political and social construction of Colombian indigenous... more...

  • Gentry and Common Folkby Albert H. Jr. Tillson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In the late eighteenth century, the Upper Valley of Virginia experienced a conflict between the elitist culture of the gentry and the more republican values of the populace. Albert Tillson addresses here several major issues in historical scholarship on Virginia and the southern backcountry, focusing on changing political values in the late colonial... more...

  • "So Wise Were Our Elders"by John Holmes McDowell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    "So wise were our elders!" Thus exclaims Mariano Chicunque, himself an elder, expressing in a single phrase the thrust of the mythic narrative tradition he simultaneously presents and represents in his storytelling. A remarkable body of mythology is documented for the first time in this volume. John Homes McDowell's study revolves around thirty-two... more...

  • Sayings of the Ancestorsby John Holmes McDowell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Sibundoy valley of southwestern Colombia is the home of a unique Indian culture -- one that blends Incan elements with those of the aboriginal natives. Moreover, Sibundoy bridges two domains, the Andean highlands and the Amazonian basin, and inter-mixed with all of these elements are European influences, particularly folk and orthodox Catholicism.... more...

  • The Birth of Virginia's Aristocracyby James C. Thompson

    Commonwealth Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    Author James Thompson notes in his introduction that his training is in Philosophy not History. The significance of this becomes apparent in his discussion of how society developed in 17th century Virginia. In the first part of "The Birth of Virginia?s Aristocracy," Thompson recounts how the Virginia Company formed and describes the charter it received... more...

  • A Man Most Drivenby Peter Firstbrook

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    Named a Best Book of 2014 by The Providence Journal "A nuanced account of the English captain saved by Pocahontas reveals an astonishingly complicated personality. Former BBC producer Firstbrook finds in the roguish, quarrelsome, fearless adventurer Capt. John Smith a sterling example of the tenacious early-American character…. Exciting historical... more...

  • Wiseman's Bookby Arianit Shehu

    Publish Green 2014; US$ 2.99

    From the ancient Greek and Roman sagacious proverbs to Winston Churchill, JFK and Martin Luther King transcending and illuminating quotes, each one of us has what it takes to differentiate between right and wrong, and to appreciate a wise advise. "Wiseman’s Book" will appraise you with original and powerful wise lines that will have... more...

  • The Work of Recognitionby Jason McGraw

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship more...

  • Colombiaby Michael J. LaRosa; Germán R. Mejía; Pamela Murray

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99

    Written by two leading historians, this deeply informed and accessible book traces the history of Colombia thematically, covering the past two centuries. In ten interlinked chapters, Michael J. LaRosa and Germán R. Mejía depart from more standard approaches by presenting a history of political, social, and cultural accomplishments within the context... more...

  • Empire, Religion and Revolution in Early Virginia, 1607-1786by James B. Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    The book is a new study that examines the contrasting extension of the Anglican Church to England's first two colonies, Ireland and Virginia in the 17th and 18th centuries. It discusses the national origins and educational experience of the ministers, the financial support of the state, and the experience and consequences of the institutions. more...