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  • Against Typological Tyranny in Archaeologyby Cristóbal Gnecco; Carl Langebaek

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The papers in this book question the tyranny of typological thinking in archaeology through case studies from various South American countries (Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil) and Antarctica. They aim to show that typologies are unavoidable (they are, after all, the way to create networks that give meanings to symbols) but that... more...

  • Allies at Oddsby John Charles

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Explores the vital, often conflictive role indigenous agents played in the creation of Andean Christian society. more...

  • Ancient Alterity in the Andesby George F. Lau

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. more...

  • Andean Archaeology IIIby William Isbell; Helaine Silverman

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 49.99

    Focuses on the cultural differences between the northern and southern regions of the Central Andes with particular attention to the genesis, and evolution, of regional differences. This book also considers the conditions under which these differences evolved, grew pronounced, and diminished. more...

  • Andesby Michael Jacobs

    Counterpoint 2011; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • The Andesby Jason Wilson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 10.99

    Introduction 1: The Venezuelan Andes 2: Colombian Andes 3: Ecuadorian Andes 4: Peruvian Andes 5: Bolivian Andes 6: Argentine and Chilean Andes more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    The first overview of current themes in Latin American archaeology written solely by archaeologists native to the region, making their collected expertise available to an English-speaking audience for the first time. 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...

  • Catechizing Cultureby Andrew Orta

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Nearly five centuries after the first wave of Catholic missionaries arrived in the New World to spread their Christian message, contemporary religious workers in the Bolivian highlands have begun to encourage Aymara Indians to return to traditional ritual practices. All but eradicated after hundreds of years of missionization, the "old ways" are... more...

  • Chasing Cheby Patrick Symmes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Intrepid journalist Patrick Symmes sets off on his BMW R80 G/S in search of the people and places in Ernesto "Che" Guevara's classic Motorcycle Diaries , seeking out his own adventure as well as the legacy of the icon Che would become, Symmes retraces the future revolutionary's path.  And on the way he runs out of gas in an Argentine desert, talks... more...