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  • Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritualby Elena Mihas

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 65.00

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.     The rich storytelling traditions of the Alto Perené Arawaks of eastern Peru are showcased in this bilingual collection of traditional narratives, ethnographic accounts, women?s autobiographical stories, songs, chants,... more...

  • Archaeological Heritage in a Modern Urban Landscapeby Jorge Gamboa Velásquez

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Archaeological Heritage in a Modern Urban Landscape evaluates issues about the preservation, social role and management of archaeological sites in the Trujillo area, north coast of Peru, specifically those of the Moche culture (100-800 AD). Moche was one of the great civilizations of ancient Peru, with spectacular ceremonial adobe architecture and... more...

  • Going Driftlessby Stephen J. Lyons

    Globe Pequot Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Going Driftless is a book that explores a whole world within a world in the upper Midwest and looks at the nostalgia of small towns and local living (eating, shopping, etc.)?and asks how does it work what lessons can we learn from it. more...

  • The Andes Imaginedby Jorge Coronado

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Repositions Peruvian indigenismo as a discourse of and about modernity, in which the movement's artists and intellectuals used the figure of the Indian to mobilize larger questions about becoming modern. more...

  • Bound Livesby Rachel Sarah O'Toole

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    Bound Lives chronicles the lived experience of race relations in northern coastal Peru during the colonial era. Rachel Sarah O?Toole examines the construction of a casta (caste) system under the Spanish government, and how this system was negotiated and employed by Andeans and Africans. Royal and viceregal authorities defined legal identities of... more...

  • Daily Life in the Inca Empire, 2nd Editionby Michael Malpass

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Explore daily living inside the Inca empire, the largest empire in the western hemisphere before European colonization. The Incas' subjugation of all types of cultures in western South America led to a wide variety of experiences, from military leaders to ruling class to conquered peoples. Readers will uncover all aspects of Inca culture, including... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Incasby Gary Urton; Adriana von Hagen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This A-to-Z encyclopedia offers students and non-specialist readers a broad introduction to the fascinating civilization of the Incas. Brief narrative entries, based on archaeological research and historical records, explore Inca settlements, culture, society, celebrations, and achievements?the texture and scope of the Inca Empire. more...

  • Lost City of the Incasby Hiram Bingham; Hugh Thomson

    Orion 2010; US$ 12.99

    First published in the 1950s, this is a classic account of the discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu. In 1911 Hiram Bingham, a pre-historian with a love of exotic destinations, set out to Peru in search of the legendary city of Vilcabamba, capital city of the last Inca ruler, Manco Inca. With a combination of doggedness and good fortune... more...

  • The Last Conquistadorby Stuart Stirling

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    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...

  • Die diskursstrategische Bedeutung des Nachfelds im Deutschenby Hélène Vinckel; Prof. Dr. Martine Dalmas

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; Not Available

    Hélène Vinckel versteht unter 'Nachfeld' die Position nach einem syntaktischen "Grenzsignal", die unter anderem durch 'rechtsverschobene' bzw. 'adjungierte' verbfreie Konstituenten besetzt werden kann. Der Hauptakzent liegt auf der Beschreibung und Erörterung der kommunikativ-pragmatischen und diskursstrategischen Funktionen solcher Nachfeldbesetzungen,... more...