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  • How Forests Thinkby Eduardo Kohn

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human?and thus distinct from all other life forms. Based on four years of fieldwork among the Runa of Ecuador?s Upper Amazon, Eduardo Kohn draws on his rich... more...

  • Civilization S Amer Indiansby Karsten

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aymara Indian Perspectives on Development in the Andesby Amy Eisenberg; Amy Eisenberg

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95

    Aymara Indians are a geographically isolated, indigenous people living in the Andes Mountains near Chile’s Atacama Desert, one of the most arid regions of the world. As rapid economic growth in the area has begun to divert scarce water to hydroelectric and agricultural projects, the Aymara struggle to maintain their sustainable and traditional... more...

  • God and the Indianby Drew Hayden Taylor

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 16.95

    While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a Native American boarding school. Desperate to hear him acknowledge the terrible abuse inflicted on her and other children at the school, Johnny follows Anglican assistant bishop George King to his office to confront... more...

  • Cloud Roadby John Harrison

    Parthian Books 2012; US$ 7.28

    In every atlas there is a country missing from the maps of South America: the Andean nation. For five months John Harrison journeys through this secret country, walking alone into remote villages where he is the first gringo the inhabitants have ever seen, and where life continues as if Columbus had never sailed. He lives at over 10,000 feet for most... more...

  • Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andesby Alison Krögel

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99

    Food, Power, and Resistance explores the ways in which artistic representations of food and cooks often convey subversive meanings that resist attempts to locate indigenous Andeans-and Quechua women in particular-at the margins of power. This book offers a dynamic, interdisciplinary study of how food's symbolic and pragmatic meanings influence access... more...

  • South America on the Eve of Emancipationby Bernard Moses

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Writing as Poachingby Robert A. Folger

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    Reconstructing the workings of colonial Spanish bureaucracy in the production of reports on individuals? achievements, this book explores the interrelation of state-induced curricula vitae and individuals? endeavor to outsmart this system in the genesis of modern forms of literature. more...

  • Domestic Architecture, Ethnicity, and Complementarity in the South-Central Andesby Mark S. Aldenderfer

    University of Iowa Press 1993; US$ 47.95

    Domestic Architecture, Ethnicity, and Complementarity in the South-Central Andes is a comprehensive and challenging look at the burgeoning field of Andean domestic architecture. Aldenderfer and fourteen contributors use domestic architecture to explore two major topics in the prehistory of the south-central Andes: the development of different forms... more...

  • Knowledge and Learning in the Andesby Henry Stobart; Rosaleen Howard

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 28.50

    The aim of this book is to explore the current research into the ways in which Andean peoples create, transmit, maintain and transform their knowledge in culturally significant ways, and how processes of teaching and learning relate to these. The contributions, from eminent researchers in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics, include... more...