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  • Bronze Age Economics

    Bronze Age Economics
    av Timothy Earle

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813338774

    "Timothy Earle has set out to offer the most comprehensive view now available of the economic foundations of early societies, and it may well be that he has succeeded. Bronze Age Economics is a pioneering contribution to archaeological theory." &mda…

  • Tales from the Road Less Travelled

    Tales from the Road Less Travelled

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783961711970

    In the past few years, Dutch photographer Pie Aerts has travelled to some of the most remote corners of our planet. From the deep jungles of West Papua to the high plains of Bolivia, from the tiniest Himalayan mountain villages to the beating heart…

  • Alive

    Alive
    av Piers Paul Read

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099574521

    The passengers are hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth. ABANDONEDAlmost three months later, two of the survivors, emaciated and frozen, reach the authorities and lead a rescue team to the remaining fourteen passengers. ALIVET…

  • High Citadel

    High Citadel
    av Desmond Bagley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008211141

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the South American Andes. When Tim O’Hara’s plane is hijacked and forced to crash land in the middle of the Andes, his troubles are only beginning. A heavily armed group of communist…

  • I Had to Survive

    I Had to Survive
    av Dr Dr. Roberto Canessa, Pablo Vierci

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472124173

    A gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world's leading paediatric cardiologists.

  • Andes

    Andes
    av Michael Jacobs

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847081766

    Stretching for over 5500 miles, and containing the highest active volcanoes in the world, the largest salt flat, the highest lake, and peaks rivalled in size only by the Himalayas, the Andes impress by statistics alone. But beyond the range's sheer…

  • The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira

    The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira
    av David Sowell

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842028271

    This new book tells the story of Miguel Perdomo Niera, a healer whose amazing cures during his travels through the northern Andes in the 1860s and 1870s evoked both enormous hostility and widespread adulation. A combination of narrative and analysis…

  • The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira

    The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira
    av David Sowell

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780842028264

    This new book tells the story of Miguel Perdomo Niera, a healer whose amazing cures during his travels through the northern Andes in the 1860s and 1870s evoked both enormous hostility and widespread adulation. A combination of narrative and analysis…

  • The First New Chronicle and Good Government

    The First New Chronicle and Good Government
    av Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477323410

    One of the most fascinating books on pre-Columbian and early colonial Peru was written by a Peruvian Indian named Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala. This book, The First New Chronicle and Good Government, covers pre-Inca times, various aspects of Inca cul…

  • The Magician's Glass

    The Magician's Glass
    av Ed Douglas

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911342489

    Shortlisted for the 2017 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature. 'How much risk is worth taking for so beautiful a prize?' The Magician's Glass by award-winning writer Ed Douglas is a collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest s…

  • Indigenous Intellectuals

    Indigenous Intellectuals

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822356608

    Via military conquest, Catholic evangelization, and intercultural engagement and struggle, a vast array of knowledge circulated through the Spanish viceroyalties in Mexico and the Andes. This collection highlights the critical role that indigenous i…

  • Aymara Indian Perspectives on Development in the Andes

    Aymara Indian Perspectives on Development in the Andes
    av Amy Eisenberg

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817317911

    Aymara Indians are indigenous people living in the Andes Mountains near the Atacama Desert, one of the most arid regions of the world. Amy Eisenberg bases Aymara Indian Perspectives on Development in the Andes on a framework of collaborative researc…

  • Vicuña

    Vicuña

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788857213866

    After Baby Cashmere and The Lotus Flower, Loro Piana tells us the story of the vicuña and its coveted fibre. The vicuña is a small camelid that lives in the high alpine areas of the Andes. Prized since the time of the Incas for its extraordinarily s…

  • Aconcagua and the Southern Andes

    Aconcagua and the Southern Andes
    av Jim Ryan

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852849740

    The definitive guidebook to climbing Aconcagua in South America. At 6962m, Aconcagua is the highest peak outside the Himalayas and is accessible to both trekkers and mountaineers. The book covers two popular trekking routes: the Normal (Horcones Val…

  • Tenahaha and the Wari State

    Tenahaha and the Wari State

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817318499

    Five hundred years before the Inca, the Middle Horizon period (A.D. 600-1000) was a time of sweeping cultural change in the Andes. Archaeologists have long associated this period with the expansion of the Wari (Huari) and Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) state…

  • Heads of State

    Heads of State
    av Denise Y Arnold

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598741711

    The human head has had important political, ritual and symbolic meanings throughout Andean history. Scholars have spoken of captured and trophy heads, curated crania, symbolic flying heads, head imagery on pots and on stone, head-shaped vessels, and…

  • Heads of State

    Heads of State
    av Denise Y Arnold

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598741704

    The human head has had important political, ritual and symbolic meanings throughout Andean history. Scholars have spoken of captured and trophy heads, curated crania, symbolic flying heads, head imagery on pots and on stone, head-shaped vessels, and…

  • Of Summits and Sacrifice

    Of Summits and Sacrifice
    av Thomas Besom

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292725720

    In perhaps as few as one hundred years, the Inka Empire became the largest state ever formed by a native people anywhere in the Americas, dominating the western coast of South America by the early sixteenth century. Because the Inkas had no system o…

  • Inca Apocalypse

    Inca Apocalypse
    av R. Alan Covey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190299125

    Inca Apocalypse develops a new perspective on the European invasions of the Inca realm, and the way that the Spanish transformation of the Andes relates to broader changes occurring in the transition from medieval to early modern Europe. The book is…

  • The Singing Mountaineers

    The Singing Mountaineers
    av Jose Maria Arguedas

    Pocket - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292709942

    The Quechua people, the "singing mountaineers" of Peru, still sing the songs that their Inca ancestors knew before the Spaniards invaded the Andes. Some of these songs, collected and translated into Spanish by José María Arguedas and María Lourdes V…

  • Water, Power and Identity

    Water, Power and Identity
    av Rutgerd Boelens

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415719186

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grass…

  • Water, Power and Identity

    Water, Power and Identity
    av Rutgerd Boelens

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138628922

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grass…

  • Negotiated Settlements

    Negotiated Settlements
    av Steven A. Wernke

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813042497

    This multidisciplinary—indeed, transdisciplinary—combination of archaeological, historical, and ethnographic research reveals how the Andean people of southern Peru’s Colca Valley experienced and responded to successive waves of co…

  • Into the Archive

    Into the Archive
    av Kathryn Burns

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822348689

    Writing has long been linked to power. For early modern people on both sides of the Atlantic, writing was also the province of notaries, men trained to cast other people’s words in official forms and make them legally true. Thus the first thin…

  • Making Music Indigenous

    Making Music Indigenous
    av Joshua Tucker

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226607337

    When thinking of indigenous music, many people may imagine acoustic instruments and pastoral settings far removed from the whirl of modern life. But, in contemporary Peru, indigenous chimaycha music has become a wildly popular genre that is even hea…

  • Las Varas

    Las Varas
    av Howard Tsai

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817320683

    Archaeological data from Las Varas, Peru, that establish the importance of ritual in constructing ethnic boundaries. Recent popular discourse on nationalism and ethnicity assumes that humans by nature prefer 'tribalism,' as though people cannot help…

  • Ancient Alterity in the Andes

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes
    av George F. Lau

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415519229

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosop…

  • Ancient Alterity in the Andes

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes
    av George F. Lau

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415519212

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosop…

  • Mobilizing Ethnic Identities in the Andes

    Mobilizing Ethnic Identities in the Andes
    av Lisa M. Glidden

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739134658

    Mobilizing Ethnic Identity in the Andes examines why some groups choose to organize themselves based on ethnic identity, that is, why ethnic identities are mobilized and politicized by some populations and not others. It demonstrates that the mobili…

  • Mobilizing Ethnic Identities in the Andes

    Mobilizing Ethnic Identities in the Andes
    av Lisa M. Glidden

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739186282

    Mobilizing Ethnic Identity in the Andes examines why some groups choose to organize themselves based on ethnic identity, that is, why ethnic identities are mobilized and politicized by some populations and not others. It demonstrates that the mobili…

  • Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon

    Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon
    av Peter Lourie

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279803

    Eight billion dollars’ worth of Inca gold and silver are rumored to be hidden in an unmapped region of the Andes. This is the captivating story of that fabled treasure and the centuries-old spell it has cast on many, including a young American…

  • Mobility, Markets and Indigenous Socialities

    Mobility, Markets and Indigenous Socialities

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032099323

    Exploring how people from Andean communities seek progress and social mobility by moving to the cities, Cecilie Ødegaard demonstrates the changing significance of kinship, reciprocity and ritual in an urban context. Through a focus on people…

  • Decolonizing the Sodomite

    Decolonizing the Sodomite
    av Michael J. Horswell

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292712676

    Early Andean historiography reveals a subaltern history of indigenous gender and sexuality that saw masculinity and femininity not as essential absolutes. Third-gender ritualists, Ipas, mediated between the masculine and feminine spheres of culture…

  • Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

    Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813068381

    For more than two thousand years, drinking has played a critical role in Andean societies. This collection provides a unique look at the history, ethnography, and archaeology of one of the most important traditional indigenous commodities in Andean…

  • Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

    Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813033068

    For more than two thousand years, drinking has played a critical role in Andean societies. This collection provides a unique look at the history, ethnography, and archaeology of one of the most important traditional indigenous commodities in Andean…

  • History and Language in the Andes

    History and Language in the Andes

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230100145

    The modern world began with the clash of civilisations between Spaniards and native Americans. Their interplay and struggles ever since are mirrored in the fates of the very languages they spoke. The conquistadors wrought theirs into a new 'world la…

  • Devil in the Mountain

    Devil in the Mountain
    av Simon Lamb

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691126203

    How do high mountain ranges form on the face of the Earth? This question has intrigued some of the greatest philosophers and scientists, going back as far as the ancient Greeks. Devil in the Mountain is the story of one scientist, author Simon Lamb,…

  • Subtropical Mountain Forests of Las Yungas: Vegetation and Bioclimate

    Subtropical Mountain Forests of Las Yungas: Vegetation and Bioclimate
    av Gabriela S. Entrocassi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030255206

    The vegetation addressed in this book is, biologically, one of the most diverse on Earth, with many characteristic taxa offering refuge and food sources for many resident and migratory animals. Yet the forests of Las Yungas remain poorly known from…

  • Subtropical Mountain Forests of Las Yungas: Vegetation and Bioclimate

    Subtropical Mountain Forests of Las Yungas: Vegetation and Bioclimate
    av Gabriela S. Entrocassi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030255237

    The vegetation addressed in this book is, biologically, one of the most diverse on Earth, with many characteristic taxa offering refuge and food sources for many resident and migratory animals. Yet the forests of Las Yungas remain poorly known from…

  • The Ancient Andean Village

    The Ancient Andean Village
    av Kevin J. Vaughn

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816527069

    Although ancient civilizations in the Andes are rich in history?with expansive empires, skilled artisans, and vast temple centers the history of the Andean foothills on the south coast of present-day Peru is only now being unveiled. Nasca, a prehisp…

  • Changing Birth in the Andes

    Changing Birth in the Andes
    av Lucia Guerra-Reyes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826522375

    In 1997, when the author began research in Peru, she observed a profound disconnect between the birth care desires of health personnel and those of indigenous women. Midwives and doctors would plead with her as the anthropologist to ""educate women…

  • Changing Birth in the Andes

    Changing Birth in the Andes
    av Lucia Guerra-Reyes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826522368

    In 1997, when the author began research in Peru, she observed a profound disconnect between the birth care desires of health personnel and those of indigenous women. Midwives and doctors would plead with her as the anthropologist to ""educate women…

  • Marginal Voices

    Marginal Voices
    av Julio Ramon Ribeyro

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292770584

    Julio Ramón Ribeyro has been widely acclaimed Peru's master storyteller. Until now, however, few of his stories have been translated into English. This volume brings together fifteen stories written during the period 1952-1975, which were collected…

  • Andean Archaeology I

    Andean Archaeology I

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306467721

    Study of the origin and development of civilization is of unequaled importance for understanding the cultural processes that create human societies. Is cultural evolution directional and regular across human societies and history, or is it opportuni…

  • Into the Mountains

    Into the Mountains
    av Pedro Algorta

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910649411

    On December 22nd 1972, the world discovered that sixteen of the forty-five passengers of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 that crashed in the Andes seventy days earlier were still alive. Pedro Algorta has never spoken of his experience but he brea…

  • Three Letters from the Andes

    Three Letters from the Andes
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719566851

    In 1971 the celebrated traveller Patrick Leigh Fermor accompanied five friends on a remarkable journey into the high Andes of Peru. His adventure took him from Cuzco to Urubamba, on to Puno and Juli on Lake Titicaca, down to Arequipa and finally bac…

  • Ritual and Pilgrimage in the Ancient Andes

    Ritual and Pilgrimage in the Ancient Andes
    av Brian S. Bauer

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292708907

    The Islands of the Sun and the Moon in Bolivia's Lake Titicaca were two of the most sacred locations in the Inca empire. A pan-Andean belief held that they marked the origin place of the Sun and the Moon, and pilgrims from across the Inca realm made…

  • Women's Place in the Andes

    Women's Place in the Andes
    av Florence E. Babb

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298170

    In Women’s Place in the Andes Florence E. Babb draws on four decades of anthropological research to reexamine the complex interworkings of gender, race, and indigeneity in Peru and beyond. She deftly interweaves five new analytical chapters wi…

  • Women's Place in the Andes

    Women's Place in the Andes
    av Florence E. Babb

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298163

    In Women’s Place in the Andes Florence E. Babb draws on four decades of anthropological research to reexamine the complex interworkings of gender, race, and indigeneity in Peru and beyond. She deftly interweaves five new analytical chapters wi…

  • Evolutionary Biogeography of the Andean Region

    Evolutionary Biogeography of the Andean Region
    av Juan J. Morrone

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367657161

    Key features: The first reference book to provide a comprehensive treatment of the biogreography of the Andean region Includes lists of the synonyms for each area and examples of the plant and animal taxa characterizing them. An extensive reference…

  • Evolutionary Biogeography of the Andean Region

    Evolutionary Biogeography of the Andean Region
    av Juan J. Morrone

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138598720

    Key features: The first reference book to provide a comprehensive treatment of the biogreography of the Andean region Includes lists of the synonyms for each area and examples of the plant and animal taxa characterizing them. An extensive reference…

  • Subverting Colonial Authority

    Subverting Colonial Authority
    av Sergio Serulnikov

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822331469

    This innovative political history provides a new perspective on the enduring question of the origins and nature of the Indian revolts against the Spanish that exploded in the southern Andean highlands in the 1780s. Subverting Colonial Authority focu…

  • Portraits in the Andes

    Portraits in the Andes
    av Jorge Coronado

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965008

    Portraits in the Andes examines indigenous and mestizo self-representation through the medium of photography from the early to mid twentieth century. As Jorge Coronado reveals, these images offer a powerful counterpoint to the often-slanted, predomi…

  • The Ancient Central Andes

    The Ancient Central Andes
    av Jeffrey Quilter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415673099

    The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The b…

  • The Ancient Central Andes

    The Ancient Central Andes
    av Jeffrey Quilter

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415673105

    The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The b…

  • Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes

    Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes
    av Alison Kroegel

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739147597

    Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes is a dynamic, interdisciplinary study of how food's symbolic and pragmatic meanings influence access to power and the possibility of resistance in the Andes. In the Andes, cooking often provides Quechua women…

  • Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes

    Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes
    av Alison Kroegel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739147603

    Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes is a dynamic, interdisciplinary study of how food's symbolic and pragmatic meanings influence access to power and the possibility of resistance in the Andes. In the Andes, cooking often provides Quechua women…

  • The Cord Keepers

    The Cord Keepers
    av Frank L. Salomon

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333906

    None of the world’s “lost writings” have proven more perplexing than the mysterious script in which the Inka Empire kept its records. Ancient Andean peoples encoded knowledge in knotted cords of cotton or wool called khipus. In The…

  • Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric

    Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric
    av Penny Dransart

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415279598

    Through a richly detailed examination of the practices of spinning yarn from the fleece of llamas and alpacas, Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric explores the relationship that herders of the present and of the past have maintained with their herd anim…

  • Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric

    Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric
    av Penny Dransart

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415753821

    Through a richly detailed examination of the practices of spinning yarn from the fleece of llamas and alpacas, Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric explores the relationship that herders of the present and of the past have maintained with their herd anim…

  • Imagining Modernity in the Andes

    Imagining Modernity in the Andes
    av Priscilla Archibald

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480122

    Imagining Modernity in the Andes deals with the intersection of projects of modernity and cultural representation in the Andes. The Peruvian novelist and anthropologist José María Arguedas occupies a privileged place in a study that charts the socia…

  • The Inka Empire

    The Inka Empire

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292760790

    Massive yet elegantly executed masonry architecture and andenes (agricultural terraces) set against majestic and seemingly boundless Andean landscapes, roads built in defiance of rugged terrains, and fine textiles with orderly geometric designs&mdas…

  • Andean Archaeology II

    Andean Archaeology II

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306472503

    The origins and development of civilization are vital components to the understanding of the cultural processes that create human societies. Comparing and contrasting the evolutionary sequences from different civilizations is one approach to discove…