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  • Der Umgang mit dem Erbe der Nasca-Kultur in Vergangenheit und Gegenwartby Cornelia Thate

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.45

    Wie zu den Lebzeiten vergangener Völker rufen deren Kulturdenkmäler noch immer große Bewunderung hervor. In Peru sind die alten Inkafestungen mit Machu Picchu an der Spitze ein Anziehungsmagnet für zwei Millionen Touristen, die jährlich aus der ganzen Welt anreisen. Aber auch die Erkundung des Erbes noch älterer Kulturen ist eine Reise wert. Die rätselhaften... more...

  • The Extirpation of Idolatry in Peruby Pablo Joseph de Arriaga; L. Clark Keating

    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...

  • Revolt of the Rednecksby Albert D. Kirwan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In post-Civil War years agriculture in Mississippi, as elsewhere, was in a depressed condition. The price of cotton steadily declined, and the farmer was hard put to meet the payments on his mortgage. At the same time the corporate and banking interests of the state seemed to prosper. There were reasons for this beyond the ken of the poor hill farmer... more...

  • Shantyboat Journalby Harlan Hubbard

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Harlan and Anna Hubbard, newly married in middle age, build the boat of their dreams and drift down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Harlan is an artist and a writer with a poet's eye for the beauty of the world. Anna is a musician and an elegant master of the arts of graceful living. For seven years (1944-1951) the Hubbards make their home on their... more...

  • Suma y narración de los incasby Juan deBetánzos

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.77

    Juan de Betanzos escribió en Cuzco alrededor de 1551 la que se considera una de las primeras obras de carácter indigenista. Suma y Narración de los Incas narra de forma directa la historia de las culturas desarrolladas en los territorios andinos desde milenios atrás y también relata minuciosamente el encuentro con los españoles. Fue escrita muy poco... more...

  • Tradiciones en salsa verde y otros textosby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.77

    Ricardo Palma comenzó a publicar sus Tradiciones en 1860. Sin embargo, las Tradiciones en salsa verde, al parecer manuscritas desde 1901 y transcritas en 1904, no fueron escritas para ser publicadas. En razón de esto último, el autor solicitaba a su amigo Carlos Basadre la mayor discreción pues temía que su libro cayese en las manos de "gente... more...

  • Tradiciones limeñasby Ricardo Palma

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.77

    Este volumen es una antología de las muchas tradiciones que Ricardo Palma (1833-1919) escribió sobre Lima. Estar atento al pasado colonial con sus cuentos de fantasmas, aparecidos, virreyes inmorales, mujeres atrevidas, santos y pícaros, le valió muchas críticas en su tiempo: en esta amena reconstrucción del pasado se muestra la vida cotidiana y efectiva... more...

  • An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peruby Ralph Bauer

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 17.95

    Available in English for the first time, An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru is a firsthand account of the Spanish invasion, narrated in 1570 by Diego de Castro Titu Cusi Yupanqui - the penultimate ruler of the Inca dynasty - to a Spanish missionary and transcribed by a mestizo assistant. The resulting hybrid document offers an Inca perspective... more...

  • Indians and Mestizos in the "Lettered City"by Alcira Duenas

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 60.00

    Through newly unearthed texts virtually unknown in Andean studies, Indians and Mestizos in the "Lettered City" highlights the Andean intellectual tradition of writing in their long-term struggle for social empowerment and questions the previous understanding of the "lettered city" as a privileged space populated solely by colonial elites. Rarely acknowledged... more...

  • Hiram Bingham and the Dream of Goldby Daniel Cohen

    M. Evans & Company 2014; Not Available

    This riveting account of Hiram Bingham, a man who made some of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century as a real-life Indiana Jones, will fascinate young readers. more...