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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 26.95
For most of the postcolonial era, the Aymara Indians of highland Bolivia were a group without representation in national politics. Believing that their cause would finally be recognized, the Aymara fought alongside the victorious liberals during the Civil War of 1899. Despite Aymara loyalty, liberals quickly moved to marginalize them after the war.... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 27.95
During the age of dictatorships, Latin American prisons became a symbol for the vanquishing of political opponents, many of whom were never seen again. In the postdictatorship era of the 1990s, a number of these prisons were repurposed into shopping malls, museums, and memorials. Susana Draper uses the phenomenon of the ?opening? of prisons and detention... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 101.08
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosophy, to linguistics and ethnography. Having gained steam in concert with postmodernism?s emphasis on... more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 52.78
Volume III in the Andean Archaeology series, this book focuses on the marked cultural differences between the northern and southern regions of the Central Andes, and considers the conditions under which these differences arose, evolved, and grew. more...
- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 24.99
For centuries, the Andes have caught the imagination of travelers, inspiring fear and wonder. The groundbreaking scientist Alexander von Humboldt claimed that everything here is grander and more majestic than in the Swiss Alps, the Pyrenees, the Carpathians, the Apennines, and all other mountains I have known.? Rivaled in height only by the Himalayas... more...
- 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...