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  • Andean Tragedyby William F. Sater

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    The year 1879 marked the beginning of one of the longest, bloodiest conflicts of nineteenth-century Latin America. The War of the Pacific pitted Peru and Bolivia against Chile in a struggle initiated over a festering border dispute. The conflict saw Chile’s and Peru’s armored warships vying for control of sea lanes and included one of the first examples... more...

  • The Last Days of the Incasby Kim MacQuarrie

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 13.99

    The epic story of the fall of the Inca Empire to Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, and the recent discovery of the lost guerrilla capital of the Incas, Vilcabamba, by three American explorers. In 1532, the fifty-four-year-old Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro led a force of 167 men, including his four... more...

  • Adventure Guide to Peruby Nicholas Gill

    Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00

    We have the only all-color guide and the most extensive one to Peru. Larger than Spain, France and Germany combined, Peru offers astonishing variety in its landscape, from the endless desert coastline, to the cool mountain waters of Lake Titicaca, the glaciered pinnacles of the Andes or the rainforests filled with wildlife. The author shows how to... more...

  • Postmemories of Terrorby Susana Kaiser

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    Postmemories of Terror focuses on how young Argentineans remember the traumatic events of the military dictatorship (1976-83). This fascinating work is based on oral histories with sixty-three young people who were too young to be directly victimized or politically active during this period. All were born during or after the terror and possessed... more...

  • Vargas and Brazilby Jens R. Hentschke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    This book unites scholars from Brazil, the U.S., and Europe who draw on a close re-reading of the literature and hitherto unavailable or unused primary sources to shed new light on the political changes and cultural representations of Vargas?s regimes, thereby exploring why he meant so different things to different people. more...

  • Rio & the Best of Brazil Aliveby Arnold Greenberg; Harriet Greenberg

    Hunter Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    A 420-page travel guide with color photos and maps throughout more...

  • Facundoby Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 29.95

    A classic work of Latin American literature, Domingo Sarmiento’s Facundo has become an integral part of the history, politics, and culture of Latin America since its first publication in 1845. Partially translated into English when it was first published, this foundational text appears here for the first time in its entirety. An educator and writer,... more...

  • Travel Orlando, Floridaby MobileReference 2007; US$ 4.99

    An illustrated travel guide and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. FREE General Information and a map in the trial version. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. City Attractions. Landmark and Street maps, Metro map, and more. Museums address, telephone, hours and admission information. The guide is... more...

  • Reconstruction of Georgiaby Alan Conway

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    In this study of the reconstruction period in Georgia following the Civil War, a British historian provides a dispassionate account of a highly controversial subject. A revisionist reappraisal, Dr. Conway’s study is the first substantial history of the p more...

  • Don't Sleep, There Are Snakesby Daniel L. Everett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    A riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist Daniel Everett while he lived with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians in central Brazil. Daniel Everett arrived among the Pirahã with his wife and three young children hoping to convert the tribe to Christianity. Everett quickly became obsessed with their... more...