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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95
This pioneering and comprehensive survey is the first overview of current themes in Latin American archaeology written solely by academics native to the region, and it makes their collected expertise available to an English-speaking audience for the first time. The contributors cover the most significant issues in the archaeology of Latin America,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00
At the dawn of European colonialism, the Southeast Asian region encompassed some of the most diverse and influential cultures in early modern history. The circulation of people, commodities, ideas and beliefs along the key trading routes, from the Eastern edge of the Mughal empire to the Southern Chinese border, stimulated some of the great cultural... more...
- 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...
- Duke University Press 2009; US$ 89.95
Analyzes the transnational relations of indigenous politics after their shift to the global level, and explores how the contest between neo-liberal economics and anti-free market politics generates new forms of development and culture. more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
The human head has had important political, ritual and symbolic meanings throughout Andean history. Scholars have spoken of captured and trophy heads, curated crania, symbolic flying heads, head imagery on pots and on stone, head-shaped vessels, and linguistic references to the head. In this synthesizing work, cultural anthropologist Denise Arnold... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 67.50
French naturalist and medical doctor Aimé Bonpland (1773?1858) was one of the most important scientific explorers of South America in the early nineteenth century. From 1799 to 1804, he worked alongside Alexander von Humboldt as the latter carried out his celebrated research in northern South America, but he later returned to conduct his own research... more...
- Duke University Press 2010; US$ 84.95
An ethnography exploring the encounter between modernizing visions of development, the place-based life projects of the Yshiro indigenous people of the Paraguayan Chaco, and the agendas of scholars and activists. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 15.99
General Simon Bolivar (1783-1830), called El Liberator, and sometimes the "George Washington" of Latin America, was the leading hero of the Latin American independence movement. His victories over Spain won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Bolivar became Columbia's first president in 1819. In 1822,... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 89.00
In this important book, Elaine Breslaw claims to have rediscovered Tituba, the elusive, mysterious, and often mythologized Indian woman accused of witchcraft in Salem in 1692 and immortalized in Arthur Miller's The Crucible . Reconstructing the life of the slave woman at the center of the notorious Salem witch trials, the book follows Tituba from... more...