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Coe: Reading the Maya Glyphs. Paperback

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  • Reading the Maya Glyphs.
  • Coe, Michael D.; Stone, Mark Van
  • Pb., 176 pages, illustrations, 233 x 154 mm.
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Miller, Taube: An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya. Paperback

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  • Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya. Paperback. 0500279284
  • by Mary Ellen Miller, Karl Taube
  • 216 pages, 260 illustrations. 1997. This is a dictionary of Mesoamerican mythology and religion, which seeks to act as a guide to the labyrinthine symbolic world. Nearly 300 entries describe the main gods and symbols, accompanied by illustrations, while two introductory essays provide accounts of Mesoamerican history and religion.

Montgomery: Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs. Paperback

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  • Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs. Paperback
  • by John Montgomery
  • 424 pages. 2002. This work is a visual dictionary of Maya glyphs, offering a comprehensive catalogue of 1100 secured glyphs. Each entry includes the illustrated glyph, its phonetic transcription, Mayan equivalent, part of speech and meaning.

Markman: Masks of the Spirit. Image and Metaphor in Mesoamerica. Ca. 23x31 cm. Cloth

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  • Masks of the Spirit. Image and Metaphor in Mesoamerica. Ca. 23x31 cm. Cloth
  • by Peter T. Markman & Roberta H. Markman, with an introduction by Joseph Campbell
  • xxi, 254 pages, 4 figures, maps and 78 black-white and 16 colour plates. 1990

McClusky: "Here, Our Culture Is Hard" Stories of Domestic Violence from a Mayan Cummunity in Belize. Paperback

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  • Here, Our Culture Is Hard. Stories of Domestic Violence from a Mayan Cummunity in Belize. Paperback
  • Laura J. McClusky.
  • x, 310 pages. 2001

McEwan: Precolumbian Gold: Technology, Style and Iconography. Paperback

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  • Pre-Columbian Gold: Technology, Style and Iconography. Paperback, ca. 22x28cm
  • edited by Colin McEwan
  • 248 pages, map, index, numerous black-white and colour illustrations. 2000. The results of an international conference, this text includes essays on gold funerary offerings from excavations at Batan Grande, Peru; the description of recently discovered Malagana goldwork from Columbia; and an account of gold found in archaeological contexts from Panama

Melville: A Plague of Sheep. Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico. Paperback

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  • A Plague of Sheep. Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico. Paperback
  • by Elinor G.K. Melville
  • xiii, 219 pages. 1999. This is a book about the biological conquest of the New World. Taking as a case study the sixteenth-century history of a region of highland central Mexico, it shows how the environmental and social changes brought about by the introduction of Old World species aided European expansion.

Men-at-Arms 499 Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864–70. Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina. Pb

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  • Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864–70. Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina. Men-at-Arms 499
  • Author: Gabriele Esposito
  • Number of Pages: 48. Pb
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Mitchell: Peasants on the Edge. Crop, Cult, and Crisis in the Andes. Cloth

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  • Peasants on the Edge. Crop, Cult, and Crisis in the Andes. Cloth
  • William P. Mitchell
  • x, 264 pages, with 10 photographs, 4 figures, 35 tables, bibliography, index. 1991

Moseley: The Incas and their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru. Revised edition

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  • Incas and their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru. Revised edition
  • by Michael E. Moseley
  • 288 pages, bibliography, index, 234 illustrations. 2001. An introduction to the culture of ancient Peru, providing information on the indigenous farming communities, their religious rituals and the adaptations they had to make in order to survive extraordinary environmental extremes. This revised edition examines the latest archaeological discoveries

Munck: Contemporary Latin America. Paperback

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  • Contemporary Latin America. Paperback
  • by Ronaldo Munck
  • xvi, 198 pages, 6 figures, 7 tables, 2 maps. First edition 2003.
  • Lands and Peoples - Historical Context - Political Economy - Political Governance - Social Patterns - Social Movements - Cultural Politics - Latin America in a Changing World - Futures Imperfect?

Najera-Ramirez: La Fiesta de los Tastoanes. Critical Encounters in Mexican Festival Performance. Paperback

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  • Fiesta de los Tastoanes. Critical Encounters in Mexican Festival Performance. Paperback
  • Olga Najera-Ramirez. 187 pages, many illustrations, plans. 1998

Nelson: A Finger in the Wound. Body Politics in Quincentennial Guatamala. Paperback

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  • Finger in the Wound. Body Politics in Quincentennial Guatamala. Paperback
  • Diane M. Nelson
  • xix, 427 pages. 1999. Many Guatemalans speak of Mayan indigenous organizing as "a finger in the wound". This text explores the implications of this painfully graphic metaphor in a study of the civil war and its aftermath.

Nugent: Modernity at the Edge of Empire. State, Individual and Nation in the Northern Peruvian Andes, 1885-1935. Paperback

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  • Modernity at the Edge of Empire. State, Individual and Nation in the Northern Peruvian Andes, 1885-1935. Paperback
  • David Nugent
  • x, 404 pages, illustrated. 1997

Oliver: Caciques and Cemí Idols: The Web Spun by Taíno Rulers Between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Paperback

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  • Caciques and Cemí Idols: The Web Spun by Taíno Rulers Between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Paperback
  • by Jose R. Oliver
  • xviii, 306 pages. 2009/05

Orellano: The Tzutujil Mayas: Continuity and Change: 1250 - 1630. Cloth

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  • Tzutujil Mayas: Continuity and Change: 1250 - 1630. Cloth
  • by Sandra Orellano
  • xvii, 288 pages, 15 illustrations and maps, 12 tables, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. 1984

Pang, Hildegard Delgado: Pre-Columbian Art: Investigations and Insights. Cloth

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  • Pre-Columbian Art: Investigations and Insights. Cloth. Ca. 4o
  • Hildegard Delgado Pang, foreword by Coe
  • 330 pages, with many illustrations, index, bibliography and glossary. 1992

Patch: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1648-1812. Hardcover

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  • Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1648-1812. Hardcover. Reduced price
  • Robert W. Patch
  • 329 pages, with maps, tables, illustrations. 1993. This book represents several new departures, both for what is known about colonial Yucatan and for colonial Latin American history in general.

Peden: Song of the Heart. Selected Poems by Ramon López Velarde. Paperback

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  • Song of the Heart. Selected Poems by Ramon López Velarde. Paperback
  • translated by Sayers Peden
  • 106 pages, with illustrations by Juan Soriano, 4 in colour. In the original Spanish, and in English translation

Perrone: Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Song MPB 1965-1985. Cloth

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  • Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Song MPB 1965-1985. Cloth
  • Charles A. Perrone
  • 253 pages, with bibliography, discography, index, notes, glossary. 1989

Pettersen: Maya of Guatemala / Maya de Guatemala: Their Life and Dress. Cloth

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  • Maya of Guatemala: Their Life and Dress. Spanish Title: Maya de Guatemala. Vida y Traje. Cloth, ca.24x30cm.
  • Carmen L. Pettersen. Text in spanish and english
  • 276 pages, glossary, index, maps, 73 illustrations, most of them in color. 1977. Depicts in words and watercolors the contemporary Maya Quiche Indian against the background of his long history and continuing struggle to retain traditions and integrity despite centuries of foreign domination

Pool: Olmec Archaeology and Early Mesoamerica. Hardback

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  • Olmec Archaeology and Early Mesoamerica. Hardback (black cover, no dustjacket)
  • by Christopher Pool
  • 370 pages. 2007. Reduced price

Prescott: Die Eroberung von Mexiko. Der Untergang des Aztekenreiches

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  • Eroberung von Mexiko. Der Untergang des Aztekenreiches. Gebunden
  • William H. Prescott
  • 622 Seiten, mit 23 Zeichnungen und 1 Karte auf Tafeln. 2000

Preus: Nahua-Texte aus San Pedro Jícora in Durango: Dritter Teil: Gebete und Gesänge. A4

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  • Nahua-Texte aus San Pedro Jícora in Durango: Dritter Teil: Gebete und Gesänge. A4
  • Konrad Theodor Preus
  • 282 Seiten, mit viele Photos, Musik Noten

Preus: Nahua-Texte aus San Pedro Jícora in Durango: Zweiter Teil: Märchen und Schwänke..

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  • Nahua-Texte aus San Pedro Jícora in Durango: Zweiter Teil: Märchen und Schwänke
  • Konrad Theodor Preus
  • 330 Seiten, mit viele Photos. 1971

Quechua: Hartmann, Soto Ruiz: Rimaykullayki: Unterrichtsmaterialien zum Quechua Ayacuchano

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  • Quechua: Rimaykullayki: Unterrichtsmaterialien zum Quechua Ayacuchano
  • Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar Sáenz, Utta von Gleich, Roswith Hartmann, Peter Masson, Clodoaldo Soto Ruiz
  • 290 Seiten. 4. aktualisierte und erweiterte Neuauflage: 2002. Die gesamte Grammatik des Quechua wird schrittweise und systematisch erklärt und anhand von Übungen vertieft

Quechua: Lonely Planet Quechua Phrasebook: The Language of the Andes, A language survival. Third edition. Paperback

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  • Quechua: Lonely Planet Quechua Phrasebook: The Language of the Andes. A language survival kit. Third edition. Paperback
  • by Serafin M. Coronal-Molin
  • 224? pages. 2008. This guide focuses on cultural understanding and travel etiquette; offers tips for conversation, market shopping and defining local items; and hints for recognition of the Quechua voice, with grammar and pronunciation chapters

Quechua: Nuckolls: Sounds Like Life. Sound-symbolic Grammar, Performance, and Cognition in Pastaza Quechua. Cloth

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  • Quechua: Sounds Like Life. Sound-symbolic Grammar, Performance, and Cognition in Pastaza Quechua. Cloth
  • by Janis B. Nuckolls. 312 pages, 40 linecuts, 1 halftone, 1 map. 1996. A study of the occurrence of sound-symbolic words - words that bear resemblance to phenomena they attempt to describe - in an Ecuadorian dialect of Quechua, a major South American language. The author explores how native speakers describe everyday experiences

Ravenhill: APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism. Paperback

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  • APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism. Paperback
  • John Ravenhill
  • xii, 294 pages, 8 tables. 2002. In this timely book, John Ravenhill examines the reasons for APEC’s establishment, its evolution, and the causes of its failures. His conclusions address central questions in international relations about international collaboration and regionalism.

Re Cruz: The Two Milpas of Chan Kom. Scenarios of a Maya Village Life. Paperback

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  • Two Milpas of Chan Kom. Scenarios of a Maya Village Life. Paperback
  • Alicia Re Cruz
  • xi, 203 pages, with 19 figures and 2 tables. 1996

Read: Time and Sacrifice in the Aztec Cosmos. Cloth

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  • Time and Sacrifice in the Aztec Cosmos. Cloth
  • Kay Almere Read
  • 308 pages, 5 tables, 20 figures, bibliography, index. 1998, cover bit faded but reduced price

Reimann: Die Anden. Eine Reise durch Peru, Bolivien, Ecuador, Argentinien und Chile. Hardcover

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  • Anden. Eine Reise durch Peru, Bolivien, Ecuador, Argentinien und Chile. Hardcover, 21x21cm
  • Sixtus Reimann
  • 168 Seiten, 143 Farbabbildungen. Wie ein Rückgrat durchziehen die Anden den südamerikanischen Kontinent, eine Welt voller Kontraste und archaischer Schönheit

Restall: The Maya World: Yucatec Culture and Society, 1550-1850. Cloth

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  • Maya World: Yucatec Culture and Society, 1550-1850. Cloth
  • by Matthew Restall
  • 441 pages, 5 maps, 8 figures, 39 tables, notes, glossary, index. 1997. Author is interested in charting the persistence and evolution after the Spanish invasion of the Maya cahob, or self-governing communities, as well as the chibal, or extended family lineage. He does so with skill and aplomb, producing a major work of ethnohistorical analysis

Roberts: Gods of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas. Hardcover

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  • Gods of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas. Provides an overview of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca cultures, gods, heroes, and legends. Hardcover. ca. 22x28 cm
  • by Timothy R. Roberts
  • 112 pages, with many colour illustrations, index. 1996

Ross: The Annexation of Mexico from the Aztecs to the I.M.F. One Reporter's Journey Through History

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  • Annexation of Mexico from the Aztecs to the I.M.F. One Reporter's Journey Through History. Paperback
  • John Ross
  • 346 pages, notes, bibliography, index. 1998

Rossdeutscher: Im Reiche des Tlatoani. Bilder und Berichte aus dem Lande der Azteken und Mayas. Gebunden

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  • Im Reiche des Tlatoani. Bilder und Berichte aus dem Lande der Azteken und Mayas. Gebunden
  • Hans Rossdeutscher
  • 211 Seiten, viele s-w und Farbphotos. 1989

Rugeley: Maya Wars. Ethnographic Accounts from Nineteenth-Century Yucatan. Cloth

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  • Maya Wars. Ethnographic Accounts from Nineteenth-Century Yucatan. Cloth
  • edited by Terry Rugeley
  • xiv, 224 pages, with chronology, map, 11 figures, glossary, index. 2001

Sabloff: The Cities of Ancient Mexico: Reconstructing a Lost World. Paperback

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  • Cities of Ancient Mexico: Reconstructing a Lost World. Paperback
  • by Jeremy A. Sabloff, and MacDuff Everton, Photography
  • 224 pages, 150 illustrations. 1997. A new, revised edition of Sabloff's study of some of the richest cultures of the early historic world - Olmec, Zapotec, Maya, Toltec and Aztec. Who built the cities and how do we know? This work seeks to explain why archaeologists believe in the indigenous origins of Mexican civilization

Salmoral: America 1492. Portrait of a Continent 500 Years Ago. Cloth

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  • America 1492. Portrait of a Continent 500 Years Ago. Cloth. large volume: 27x32 cm
  • Manuel Lucena Salmoral
  • 240 pages over 300 illustrations, most in colour, bibliographical references, index
  • Surveys the civilization of the American peoples before the arrival of Europeans, describing their culture, government, religion, and economy

Sayer: Arts and Crafts of Mexico. Paperback

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  • Arts and Crafts of Mexico. Paperback
  • Chloë Sayer
  • 160 pages, 160 colour and 53 black-white illustrations, glossary. A companion volume for those interested in Mexican crafts. With many colour illustrations of a wide range of collectables, it offers a vivid portrait of the Mexican people and their skills in handling all kinds of materials, from clay and silver to seeds and papier mache

Schele, Mathews: The Code of Kings: The Language of 7 Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs. Paperback

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  • Code of Kings: The Language of 7 Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs. Paperback
  • by Linda Schele and Peter Mathews
  • 430 pages, illustrated. 1999

Schele: Maya Glyphs: The Verbs. pb

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  • Maya Glyphs: The Verbs
  • Linda Schele
  • 427 p. ; 10.75 H x 1.00 D x 8.50 W inches
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Schoch: Voyages of the Pyramid Builders: The True Origins of the Pyramids from Lost Egypt to Ancient America. Paperback

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  • Voyages of the Pyramid Builders: The True Origins of the Pyramids from Lost Egypt to Ancient America. Paperback
  • by Robert M. Schoch and Robert Aquinas McNally
  • 338 pages. 2004. Contends that ancient cultures traveled great distances by sea and that primeval sailors were responsible for exchanging information on how to build pyramid-like structures throughout the world

Seeler: Peru und Bolivien. Indianerkulturen, Inka-Ruinen und barocke Kolonialpracht der Andenstaaten. Kartoniert

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  • Peru und Bolivien. Indianerkulturen, Inka-Ruinen und barocke Kolonialpracht der Andenstaaten. Kartoniert.
  • DuMont Kunst-Reiseführer
  • 384 Seiten, mit zahlreiche meist farbige Abbildungen, Karten und Pläne. 2001

Sheets: Archaeology and Volcanism in Central America: The Zapotitán Valley of El Salvador. Cloth

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  • Archaeology and Volcanism in Central America: The Zapotitán Valley of El Salvador. Cloth. Ca. 22x28 cm
  • Payson D. Sheets, editor
  • 307 pages, richly illustrated, with appendices, index. 1984

Sheets: Archaeology, Volcanism, and Remote Sensing in the Arenal Region, Costa Rica. Cloth

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  • Archaeology, Volcanism, and Remote Sensing in the Arenal Region, Costa Rica. Cloth
  • by Sheets, Payson D. (Edt) / McKee, Brian R. (Edt) / Sheets, Payson D.
  • viii, 350 pages, numerous illustrations, tables, index. 1982. Ca.22x29 cm. The work is meticulous ranging from regional to site descriptions, and covering remote sensing applications, chipped stone, ground stone, jewelry, phytoliths, pollen, and macrobotanicals. Provides a complementary data set to those collected under similar circumstances in El Salvador and Panama"

Shoemaker: Negotiators of Change. Historical Perspectives on Native American Women. Paperback

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  • Negotiators of Change. Historical Perspectives on Native American Women. Paperback
  • Edited by Nancy Shoemaker
  • 236 pages. 1995. Covering the history of ten tribal groups, this book contests the idea that European colonization led to a loss of native American women's power, and instead presents a more complex picture of the adaption to, and subversion of the economic changes introduced by Europeans.

Silverblatt: Moon, Sun, and Witches. Gender Ideologies and Class in Inca and Colonial Peru. Paperback

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  • Moon, Sun, and Witches. Gender Ideologies and Class in Inca and Colonial Peru. Paperback
  • Irene Silverblatt
  • 266 pages. 1987

Silverman: Andean Archaeology. Paperback

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  • Andean Archaeology. Paperback
  • Edited by Helaine Silverman
  • 360 pages, 20 illustrations. 2004. This book provides an introduction to one of the most fascinating and well-known centers of ancient civilization.
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Slater: Dance of the Dolphin: Transformation and Disenchantment in the Amazonian Imagination. Paperback

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  • Dance of the Dolphin: Transformation and Disenchantment in the Amazonian Imagination.
  • Candace Slater
  • Paperback, 326 pages, 24 halftones, 1 map, 2 line drawings, 227 x 155 mm
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