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  • Indigenous Migration and Social Changeby Ann M. Wightman

    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...

  • The Discovery and Conquest of Peruby Pedro de Cieza de León; Alexandra Parma Cook; Noble David Cook

    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...

  • Watching Jim Crowby Steven D. Classen; Lynn Spigel

    Duke University Press 2004; US$ 84.95

    A critical examination of racial discrimination in television broadcasting during the civil rights era. more...

  • The Circulation of Childrenby Jessaca B. Leinaweaver; Walter D. Mignolo; Irene Silverblatt; Sonia Saldívar-Hull

    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...

  • Mother of Godby Paul Rosolie

    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 Last Conquistadorby Stuart Stirling

    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...

  • Delta Fragmentsby John O. Hodges

    University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 22.50

         The son of black sharecroppers, John Oliver Hodges attended segregated schools in Greenwood, Mississippi, in the 1950s and ’60s, worked in plantation cotton fields, and eventually left the region to earn multiple degrees and become a tenured university professor. Both poignant and thought provoking, ... more...

  • The Lost Regionby Jon K. Lauck

    University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 35.00

     The American Midwest is an orphan among regions. In comparison to the South, the far West, and New England, its history has been sadly neglected. To spark more attention to their region, midwestern historians will need to explain the Midwest’s crucial roles in the development of the entire country: it helped spark the American Revolution... more...

  • Between Islam and the American Dream: An Immigrant Muslim Community in Post-9/11 Americaby Yuting Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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. more...

  • Incaby Lawrence Kovacs; Farah Rizvi

    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...