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- Duke University Press 1990; US$ 74.95
Many observers in colonial Spanish America?whether clerical, governmental, or foreign?noted the large numbers of forasteros, or Indians who were not seemingly attached to any locality. These migrants, or ?wanderers,? offended the bureaucratic sensibilities of the Spanish administration, as they also frustrated their tax and revenue efforts. Ann M.... more...
- Duke University Press 1999; US$ 99.95
Initial translation into English of a first-person account of the 16th century conquest of Peru, written by a Spanish soldier and naturalist; Pedro de Cieza de Leon was one of the first Europeans in the Andean region of South America to use native inform more...
- Duke University Press 2008; US$ 21.95
Analyzes the practice of informal adoption and child circulation between communities in Peru, showing how these historical practices respond to and are constrained by state and international efforts to concretize family and love. more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 14.99
For fans of The Lost City of Z, Walking the Amazon, and Turn Right at Machu Picchu comes naturalist and explorer Paul Rosolie?s extraordinary adventure in the uncharted tributaries of the Western Amazon?a tale of discovery that vividly captures the awe, beauty, and isolation of this endangered land and presents an impassioned call to save it.... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
In the 1530s, the Spanish, led by Pizarro, arrived in Peru, devastating the Inca culture and ending the infrastructure of its empire. Mansio Serra De Lequizamon was the last of the conquistadors to die and this book tells his story, taking as a staring point his apology for the conquest. more...
- Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95
Revealing legends and legacies, Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization with 25 Projects offers engaging insight into the continent-sprawling ancient Inca culture. The text and activities invite learners on a journey along the Inca Trail. They'll visit the city of Cuzco and the majestic Machu Picchu, built on a jagged ridge... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
A new edition of the sequel to the phenomenally successful Ill Met by Moonlight. Few escapades of the Second World War have captured the public?s imagination more than the successful abduction of German General Kreipe from enemy-occupied Crete in 1944. It was an operation instigated and daringly executed by two British SOE officers—Patrick Leigh Fermor... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This volume provides an up-to-date and in-depth summary and analysis of the political practices of pre-Columbian communities of the Araucanians or Mapuche of south-central Chile and adjacent regions. This synthesis draws upon the empirical record documented in original research, as well as a critical examination of previous studies. By applying both... more...
- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 74.99
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...