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- 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$ 16.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 19.99
This book has three main recommendations. First, it is necessary to generate basic standards, quality goals, and quality measurement systems. Second, once quality can be measured, a clear system of accountability should be implemented based on these standards and quality goals. The clients will play a central role in these systems by demanding their... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00
Indigenous peoples around the world are calling for control over their education in order to reaffirm their identities and defend their rights. In Latin America the indigenous peoples, national governments and international organisations have identified intercultural education as a means of contributing to this process. The book investigates education... more...
- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 79.99
From 1952 to 1962, anthropologists funded by Cornell University sought to apply anthropological knowledge to improving life in Vicos, a village of about 1,800 people in the Peruvian Andes. This collection evaluates the methods and results of the famous, and even infamous, Vicos Project. more...