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  • Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andesby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    Deploying comparative analysis of data from ancient mining and quarrying sites across the Andes, this study maps the cultural context of pre-Hispanic extraction activity, itself extracting fresh archaeological insights from locations once viewed as marginal. more...

  • Archaeology in Latin Americaby Benjamin Alberti; Gustavo G. Politis

    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...

  • Intercultural Exchange in Southeast Asiaby Tara Alberts; D. R. M. Irving

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Life in Shadowby Stephen Bell

    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...

  • South and Meso-American Mythology A to Zby Ann Bingham

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 45.00

    South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z is a clearly written reference guide to these mythical traditions. more...

  • Under the Flags of Freedomby Peter Blanchard

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    During the wars for independence in Spanish South America (1808-1826), thousands of slaves enlisted under the promise of personal freedom and, in some cases, freedom for other family members. Blacks were recruited by opposing sides in these conflicts and their loyalties rested with whomever they believed would emerge victorious. The prospect of freedom... more...

  • El Libertadorby Simon Bolivar; David Bushnell; Fred Fornoff

    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...

  • Discursosby Simón Bolívar

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    Selección de los discursos de Bolívar con más relevancia en la historia de Latinoamérica y Venezuela.   Biographische Informationen Caracas, 24 julio 1783-Santa Marta, Colombia, 17 diciembre 1830. Simón Bolívar nació en una familia aristócrata y tuvo una excelente educación. Sus padres murieron cuando tenía nueve años. En 1799 viajó a España... more...

  • Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salemby Elaine G. Breslaw

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    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...