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- University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 67.50
This book, the first to focus on the integration of the Gulf Coast, is Dr. Gilbert R. Mason's eyewitness account of harrowing episodes that occurred there during the civil rights movement. Newly opened by court order, documents from the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission's secret files enhance this riveting memoir written by a major civil rights... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.95
Renowned fiber artist Sara Lamb gives weavers an inside look at her groundbreaking work in Woven Treasures . From inspiration and project planning, to her signature hand-manipulated techniques, Lamb leads weavers through the steps of making exquisite bags using folk weaving techniques that evoke modern ideas in brilliant colors and textures. Woven... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.95
A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to ?fly like birds? over the jungle, as a Spanish monk reported. Or were they drug-induced hallucinations?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
The Tiwanaku state was the political and cultural center of ancient Andean civilization for almost 700 years. Identity and Power is the result of ten years of research that has revealed significant new data. Janusek explores the origins, development, and collapse of this ancient state through the lenses of social identities--gender, ethnicity, occupation,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 8.95
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, he became... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 75.00
Lacking a written language, hard metals, the wheel, or draught animals, the Incas forged one of the greatest imperial states in history. This is a portrait of the ancient Andean empire from the earliest stages of its development to its final capitulation to Pizzarro in the mid-16th century. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 15.99
In his lifetime, the Peruvian Ricardo Palma (1838-1919) was one of the most popular and imitated writers in Latin America. His historical miscellanies, which he called "traditions", are witty anecdotes about conquerors, viceroys, corrupt and lovelorn friars, tragic loves and notorious characters. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 16.95
Catherine Julien's new translation of Titu Cusi Yupangui's Relasįion de como los Espaņoles Entraron en el Peru ?an account of the Spanish conquest of Peru by the last indigenous ruler of the Inca empire?features student-oriented annotation, facing-page Spanish, and an Introduction that sets this remarkably rich source in its cultural, historical, and... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00
We have the only all-color guide and the most extensive one to Peru. Larger than Spain, France and Germany combined, Peru offers astonishing variety in its landscape, from the endless desert coastline, to the cool mountain waters of Lake Titicaca, the glaciered pinnacles of the Andes or the rainforests filled with wildlife. The author shows how to... more...