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  • Andean Expressionsby George F. Lau

    University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Flourishing from A.D. 1 to 700, the Recuay inhabited lands in northern Peru just below the imposing glaciers of the highest mountain chain in the tropics. Thriving on an economy of high-altitude crops and camelid herding, they left behind finely made artworks and grand palatial buildings with an unprecedented aesthetic and a high degree of technical... more...

  • The Andes Imaginedby Jorge Coronado

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Repositions Peruvian indigenismo as a discourse of and about modernity, in which the movement's artists and intellectuals used the figure of the Indian to mobilize larger questions about becoming modern. more...

  • Anthropological History of Andean Politiesby John V. Murra; Nathan Wachtel; Jacques Revel

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    It combines the perspectives of archaeology, anthropology and history to present a complex view of Andean societies over various millenia. more...

  • Archaeological Heritage in a Modern Urban Landscapeby Jorge Gamboa Velásquez

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Archaeological Heritage in a Modern Urban Landscape evaluates issues about the preservation, social role and management of archaeological sites in the Trujillo area, north coast of Peru, specifically those of the Moche culture (100-800 AD). Moche was one of the great civilizations of ancient Peru, with spectacular ceremonial adobe architecture and... more...

  • The Autobiography of Medgar Eversby Myrlie Evers-Williams; Manning Marable

    Basic Books 2006; US$ 18.99

    One of America?s leading black intellectuals teams up with Myrlie Evers-Williams to bring us the first-ever definitive look at the life, work, and tragic death of civil rights hero Medgar Evers more...

  • Between Islam and the American Dreamby Yuting Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Based on a three-year ethnographic study of a steadily growing suburban Muslim immigrant congregation in Midwest America, this book examines the micro-processes through which a group of Muslim immigrants from diverse backgrounds negotiate multiple identities while seeking to become part of American society in the years following 9/11. The author looks... more...

  • Bound Livesby Rachel Sarah O'Toole

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    Bound Lives chronicles the lived experience of race relations in northern coastal Peru during the colonial era. Rachel Sarah O?Toole examines the construction of a casta (caste) system under the Spanish government, and how this system was negotiated and employed by Andeans and Africans. Royal and viceregal authorities defined legal identities of... more...

  • Cahuachi in the Ancient Nasca Worldby Helaine Silverman

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Ever since its scientific discovery, the great Nasca site of Cahuachi on the south coast of the Central Andes has captured the attention of archaeologists, art historians, and the general public. Until Helaine Silverman's fieldwork, however, ancient Nasca culture was seen as an archaeological construct devoid of societal context. Silverman's long-term,... more...

  • Comentarios reales. Selecciónby Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    La primera parte de los Comentarios reales fue publicada en 1609, en Lisboa. Escritos a partir de los recuerdos del Inca Garcilaso y de sus vivencias en el Cuzco, el libro pretende preservar la memoria histórica de las tradiciones de la civilización andina en el territorio del Perú. La presente edición se basa en la Antología de los Comentarios reales... more...

  • Customizing Indigeneityby Shane Greene

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    Customizing Indigeneity follows the Aguaruna on their paths to becoming leaders of Peru's Amazonian movement, revealing both their creative cultural agency and the constraints of contemporary indigenous movement politics along the way. more...