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- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.49
This fantastic book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for the Incas. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about emperors, cities, religion, gods, everyday life and many more. The 'All About' series is an educational collection of books from P S... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This exploration of pre-Columbian Mapuche communities of south-central Chile asks two central questions: How did they resist the Spanish for some 250 years, and how were they influenced by culture contact and landscape change in the early colonial period? more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Austrian-born journalist and novelist Karl Anton Postl (who often wrote under the nom de plume Charles Sealsfield) made a splash with his German-language novels, many of which are regarded as key works of the Romantic era. However, his insightful travelogues and explorations of national identity also proved popular with readers and critics alike. This... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 15.99
It Happened in Mississippi takes readers on a rollicking, behind-the-scenes look at some of the characters and episodes from the Magnolia State's storied past. Including both famous tales, and famous names--and little-known heroes, heroines, and happenings. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82
The second edition of Mississippi: A History features a series of revisions and updates to its comprehensive coverage of Mississippi state history from the time of the region?s first inhabitants into the 21st century. Represents the only available comprehensive textbook on Mississippi history specifically for use in college-level courses ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Commemorating traumatic events means attempting to activate collective memory. By examining images, metonymic invocations, built environments and digital outreach interventions, this book establishes some of the cognitive and emotional responses that make us incorporate the past suffering of others as a painful legacy of our own. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Guitarrero Cave: Early Man in the Andes is a product of the environmental approach to archeology that had its beginnings in postwar Britain. Guitarrero Cave is a key site for reconstructing the way of life of the early inhabitants of South America and the survey results about the cave demonstrate the long history, continuity, and even conservatism... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
The Middle Horizon period (A.D. 600?1000) was a time of sweeping cultural change in the Andes. Archaeologists have long associated this period with the expansion of the Wari (Huari) and Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) states in the south-central Andes and the Pacific coasts of contemporary Peru and Chile. Tenahaha and the Wari State contains a series... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Long recognized as a classic account of the early Spanish efforts to convert the Indians of Peru, Father De Arriaga's book, originally published in 1621, has become comparatively rare even in its Spanish editions. This translation now makes available for the first time in English a unique record of the customs and religious practices that prevailed... more...