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  • De las antiguas gentes del Perúby Bartolomé de las Casas

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.53

    Basta esta cita para comprender la idea del "buen gobierno" de los Incas descrita por Bartolomé de las Casas: Consideraba en esta visita de la tierra, si se podía hacer alguna semilla o árboles y frutales que no fructificaban, o no tanto, en otras partes, y era necesaria, y traía de otra tierra hombres que la supiesen sembrar y cultivar... more...

  • Suma y narración de los incasby Juan deBetánzos

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.53

    Juan de Betanzos escribió en Cuzco alrededor de 1551 la que se considera una de las primeras obras de carácter indigenista. Suma y Narración de los Incas narra de forma directa la historia de las culturas desarrolladas en los territorios andinos desde milenios atrás y también relata minuciosamente el encuentro con los españoles. Fue escrita muy poco... more...

  • Tradiciones en salsa verde y otros textosby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.53

    Ricardo Palma comenzó a publicar sus Tradiciones en 1860. Sin embargo, las Tradiciones en salsa verde, al parecer manuscritas desde 1901 y transcritas en 1904, no fueron escritas para ser publicadas. En razón de esto último, el autor solicitaba a su amigo Carlos Basadre la mayor discreción pues temía que su libro cayese en las manos de "gente... more...

  • Tradiciones limeñasby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.53

    Este volumen es una antología de las muchas tradiciones que Ricardo Palma (1833-1919) escribió sobre Lima. Estar atento al pasado colonial con sus cuentos de fantasmas, aparecidos, virreyes inmorales, mujeres atrevidas, santos y pícaros, le valió muchas críticas en su tiempo: en esta amena reconstrucción del pasado se muestra la vida cotidiana y efectiva... more...

  • Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritualby Elena Mihas

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 65.00

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.   The rich storytelling traditions of the Ashéninka Perené Arawaks of eastern Peru are showcased in this bilingual collection of traditional narratives, ethnographic accounts, women?s autobiographical stories, songs,... more...

  • The Nascaby Helaine Silverman; Donald Proulx

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    This well-illustrated, concise text will serve as a benchmark study of the Nasca people and culture for years to come. more...

  • Hiram Bingham and the Dream of Goldby Daniel Cohen

    M. Evans & Company 2014; Not Available

    This riveting account of Hiram Bingham, a man who made some of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century as a real-life Indiana Jones, will fascinate young readers. more...

  • Bourbon Peru 1750-1824by John R. Fisher

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 30.00

    By considering Bourbon Peru in a chronological framework which begins at mid-century rather than 1700, this book focuses the reader’s attention on the key issue of the relationship between colonial reform in the late eighteenth century and the creation of an independent Peruvian state in the 1820s. Fisher sets out some uncluttered responses to... more...

  • Let the People Decideby J. Todd Moye

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    In the middle of the Mississippi Delta lies rural, black-majority Sunflower County. J. Todd Moye examines the social histories of civil rights and white resistance movements in Sunflower, tracing the development of organizing strategies in separate racial communities over four decades. Sunflower County was home to both James Eastland, one of the... more...

  • Black Life on the Mississippiby Thomas C. Buchanan

    The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 23.00

    All along the Mississippi--on country plantation landings, urban levees and quays, and the decks of steamboats--nineteenth-century African Americans worked and fought for their liberty amid the slave trade and the growth of the cotton South. Offering a counternarrative to Twain's well-known tale from the perspective of the pilothouse, Thomas C. Buchanan... more...