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This new abridgment of both volumes of Livermore's classic translation presents those selections...


A recognized Latin American history masterpiece "The History of the Conquest of Peru"...

A Midwife's Tale

The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Drawing on the diaries of one woman in eighteenth-century Maine, this...

History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru

(Relasçion de como los Españoles Entraron en el Peru), Dual-Language Edition

Catherine Julien's new translation of Titu Cusi Yupangui's Relasçion de como los Españoles Entraron...


The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It

Yanomami raises questions central to the field of anthropology—questions concerning the practice of...


Civilization and Barbarism

A classic work of Latin American literature, Domingo Sarmiento’s Facundo has become an integral...


A History of Chile provides an overview of Chilean history from its independence to 2002.


Five Centuries of Change


As one of the most recognized experts on Brazil, Thomas E. Skidmore has compiled a much-needed and...

Trials of Nation Making

Liberalism, Race, and Ethnicity in the Andes, 1810–1910


The first interpretive synthesis of the history of Andean peasants.

Brazil on the Rise

The Story of a Country Transformed


In this hugely praised narrative, New York Times reporter Larry Rohter takes the reader on a lively...