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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 129.99
The Physical Geography of South America, the eighth volume in the Oxford Regional Environments series, presents an enduring statement on the physical and biogeographic conditions of this remarkable continent and their relationships to human activity. It fills a void in recent environmental literature by assembling a team of specialists from within... more...
- Waterford Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Put the world's richest and most diverse ecosystem in your pocket! Eco-travelers now have a simplified guide to the stunning wildlife of this exotic region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies and insects. This guide is an excellent source... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 75.00
Fluent Selves examines narrative practices throughout lowland South America focusing on indigenous communities in Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru, illuminating the social and cultural processes that make the past as important as the present for these peoples. This collection brings together leading scholars in the fields of anthropology and linguistics... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
The thirty Guaraní missions of the Río de la Plata were the largest and most prosperous of all the Catholic missions established throughout the frontier regions of the Americas to convert, acculturate, and incorporate indigenous peoples and their lands into the Spanish and Portuguese empires. But between 1768 and 1800, the mission population fell... more...
- Talonbooks 2014; US$ 16.99
While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman who lives on the streets, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a residential school. Desperate to hear the man acknowledge the terrible abuse he inflicted on her and other children at the school, Johnny follows Anglican bishop George King to his office to... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 96.75
Using case studies from across South America to question received notions of archaeological typography, this volume argues that a more fluid approach to analyzing the meanings of symbols enables interpretations less dominated by colonial political narratives. more...
- 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...
- 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 systems... more...