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Animated Earth: A Story of Peruvian Whistles and Transformation

by Statnekov, Daniel K.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9781556434631
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$48.00

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Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2003 Statnekov's life since the early '70s has centered on pre-Columbian art, specifically the acoustical properties Peruvian whistling vessels and their effect on consciousness. Glossy soft cover, black with illustrations, white titling to front and spine, a cluster of full-colour photographs, 202 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask… Read more
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Forgotten Colony: A History of the English-Speaking Communities in Argentina

by Graham-Yooll, Andrew

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091453107
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$40.00

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Hutchinson, 1981 The "extraordinary and eventful story of the British in Argentina." Red cloth, silver titling to spine, a cluster of black and white illustrations, 318 pages. Minor sunning to top and bottom edge, foxing to endpapers and textblock edge, previous owner's name to ffep. Dust jacket shows light sunning to spine and edges and light shelf… Read more
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Nasca Lines: Mystery of the Desert

by Arguedas, Jose Miguel Helfer

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2009
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Very Good
ISBN
9789972894428
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$15.00

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Santa Catalina, Peru: Ediciones Del Hipocampo SAC, 2009 Edition of 5000 copies. The Paracas National Reserve was created in 1975 to preserve the fauna and flora. Arguedas gives a tour of the national reserve in text and beautiful photography. Illustrated soft cover, full colour photographs throughout, 64 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we… Read more
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Latin America's Turbulent Transitions: The Future of Twenty-First-Century Socialism

by Burbach, Roger, Michael Fox & Federico Fuentes

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Published
2013
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Very Good-
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$20.00

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Blackpoint, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing, 2013 "This book is essential reading. It looks at the advances made by left forces in the region, the social struggles that preceded them, and the great challenges facing those governments that have set for themselves the goal of constructiong an alternative to capitalism." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with yellow, white and black… Read more
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Pacatnamu Papers, The - Volume 1

by Donnan, Christopher B., & Guillermo A. Cock, Editors

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1986
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780930741112
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Los Angeles, CA: Museum of Cultural History, University of California, 1986 In 1983, the Museum of Cultural History at the University of California signed an agreement with the Instituto Nacional de Cultura in Peru to develop a five-year archaeological research project at Pacatnamu, a spectacular ancient city located on the North Coast of Peru. This volume is the first publication… Read more
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Pacatnamu Papers, The - Volume 2, The Moche Occupation

by Donnan, Christopher B., & Guillermo A. Cock, Editors

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Published
1997
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780930741570
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$26.00

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Los Angeles, CA: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, 1997 In 1983, the Museum of Cultural History at the University of California signed an agreement with the Instituto Nacional de Cultura in Peru to develop a five-year archaeological research project at Pacatnamu, a spectacular ancient city located on the North Coast of Peru. This volume is the second… Read more
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Black Doctors of Colonial Lima, The: Science, Race, and Writing in Colonial and Early Republican Peru

by Jouve Martin, Jose Ramon

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Published
2014
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014 This book "presents a nuanced argument not only about Peruvian medical culture and Peru's Enlightenment, but also about the politics of race and blackness during the long transition from colony to independent republic." Black hard cover with gilt titling on spine, 209 pages. Dust jacket has negligible shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated… Read more
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Bibliography of Latin American Bibliographies 1982-1983

by Lorona, Lionel V.

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Madison, Wisconsin: Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALAM), Bibliography and Reference Series, 10. Tan card cover with black titling and decoration on front, staple binding with black librarian's tape on spine, 33 pages. Back cover has light pressure mark at upper edge, otherwise book is clean and tight. Shipping… Read more
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Gender and the Negotiation of Daily Life in Mexico, 1750-1856

by Lipsett-Rivera, Sonya

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$21.00

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Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.: University of Nebraska Press Book, a volume of "The Mexican Experience," explores the relationships between Mexicans, their environment, and one another, as well as their negotiation of the cultural values of everyday life. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red titling, white titling on red spine, black and white illustrations, 317 pages. Cover has very light… Read more
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Household and Class Relations: Peasants and Landlords in Northern Peru

by Deere, Carmen Diana

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780520066755
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$52.00

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Berkeley, Ca.: University of California Press, 1990 A regional economic history of the Northern Peruvian highlands province of Cajamarca from the perspective of the peasant household. Burgundy hard cover with white titling on spine, 368 pages. Dust jacket has light shelf wear. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel… Read more
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Sun, Sex, and Socialism: Cuba in the German Imaginary

by Hosek, Jennifer Ruth

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781442641389
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$35.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012 Book provides a compelling discussion of what Cuba has meant to the Germans both during the Cold War and post-unification. Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, burgundy end papers, black and white photographs, 266 pages. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for… Read more
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Born Primitive

by Vandervelde, Marjorie & Marvel Iglesias

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Emmetsburg, Ia: Velde Press Biography of Lonnie (Alcibiades) Iglesias, signed by one author on title page. Textured yellow soft cover with brown titling and illustration, sepia photos inside front and back cover, illustrated with black and white photographs and a map, 184 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are… Read more
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Incredible Incas and Their Timeless Land, The

by McIntyre, Loren

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Published
1980
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$15.75

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Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1980 Author-photographer Loren McIntyre presents the Inca history from the legendry creation of the Inca dynasty by the Sun to the astonishing events that toppled Pachacuti's great-grandson. Red cloth with gilt decoration on front and gilt titling on spine, illustrated endpapers, coloured photographs throughout, some drawings and paintings, 199 pages. Some edge wear, bottome… Read more
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Aztecs: A History, The

by Davies, Nigel

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1974
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Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
First American Edition
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$15.75

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1974 "From the fragments of Aztec civilization, Nigel Davies constructs a unique political history of the most famous Indian tribe of Central America, tracing their development from humble nomadic origins to rulers of the mightiest empire in the Western world." Red cloth with gilt decoration of front and gilt titling on spine, illustrated endpapers, two… Read more
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Christopher Unborn

by Fuentes, Carlos

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Very Good
Edition
Limited/Numbered
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$75.00

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New York: Farrar-Straus-Giroux Signed by author, limited edition, #73 of 150 copies. Translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam and the author. Red cloth, gilt titling on front and on faux black spine label, lightly marbelled end-papers, small black and white illustration on title page, smaller illustration on first page of each chapter. 531 pages. Slip case covered in… Read more
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Sling Braiding of the Andes

by Cahlander, Adele; Elayne Zorn & Ann Pollard Rowe

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780937452035
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$45.00

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Boulder, CO, U.S.A.: Weaver's Journal Monograph IV, Colorado Fiber Center, 1980 Starting with general background information, moving on to the structure and classifications, the book includes information on the making of a sling, braids worked downward, and braids worked upwards. Colourfully illustrated brown soft cover with white titling, black titling on white spine, colour photographs, black and white photographs and… Read more
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Juan Ruiz De Alarcon y Su Tiempo

by Rueda, Julio Jimeniz

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Published
1939
Condition
Good-
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$20.00

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Mexico: Jose Porrua e Hijos, 1939 Spanish text. Beige paper cover with black titling to spine, black and blue titling to front, textblock edges untrimmed. Spine sunned and worn, corners and edges worn, front cover detached but binding tight, back cover partially detached, page edges darkened, owner's name inked to ffep, some page edges uncut. 327 pages. Shipping… Read more
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