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1 BRITTON, A. SCOTT. Guarani-english / English-guarani Concise Dictionary.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 2005. 0781810663 / 9780781810661 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Over 7,000 entries. Includes guide to orthography and pronunciation. Etymological notes for derivations from Spanish. Perfect for linguists, students, and travelers. Guarani, an indigenous language of South America, is spoken in rural Paraguay, the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion, and the coastal communities of Brazil. A. Scott Britton is the author of the Zapotec-English / English-Zapotec Concise Dictionary, also published by Hippocrene Books. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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2 BUECHLER, HANS C.; BEUCHLER, JUDITH-MARIA. The Bolivian Aymara.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1971. 0030813808 / 9780030813801 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 22.80 USD
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3 CIVRIEUX, MARC DE; GASS, DAVID M. (TRANSLATOR). Watunna: An Orinoco Creation Cycle.
North Point Press, San Francisco: 1980. 0865470022 / 9780865470026 h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 

Price: 28.26 USD
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4 COLLIER, SIMON; SKIDMORE, THOMAS E. & BLAKEMORE, THE LATE HAROLD. The Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Latin America And The Caribbean.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1992. 0521413222 / 9780521413220 Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Now in a larger format and fully revised, with new maps and photographs, this new edition of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean remains the essential reference for anyone concerned with the region. Copiously illustrated, lucidly written, and comprehensive in its coverage, the Encyclopedia has been developed for the general reader by an international team of seventy scholars. Structured in six parts, it explores the regional trends and general trends that will provide nonspecialists with the necessary overview. The Encyclopedia examines both urgent contemporary issues such as economic and population growth, trade and international debt, tourism and the environment, and the longer term factors that have molded Latin America as we find it today: the native flora and fauna, the emergence of early civilizations in Mexico and Peru, imperial domination over three centuries by Spain and Portugal, the struggle for independence in the nineteenth century, and then the political turbulence of the twentieth. Coverage is provided of music and literature, architecture, painting, and intellectual life, for this is equally the region of the tango and the samba, Borges and Neruda, Garcia Marquez and Diego Rivera, Villa Lobos and Bob Marley. Includes an Index. "This work serves well to introduce readers to many aspects to Latin America, and is recommended for all libraries with an interest in that important region, in ethnic studies, and in related fields." - Ann Hartness, American Reference Books Annuals 
Price: 76.00 USD
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5 FLORNOY, BERTRAND. The World Of The Inca.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1958. Anchor Books Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Explains how this fabulous Indian nation, at once sophisticated in its learning and wealth, and strangely primitive in its social taboos and religious myths, fell prey to a handful of Spanish adventurers with insatiable appetites for gold. Recreates the gods and kings, works of art, and everyday life of the Incas and summarizes the salient facts of their history. Includes an Index. Translated from the original French L'Aventure Inca. 
Price: 24.27 USD
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6 FREYRE, GILBERTO. New World In The Tropics.
Vintage Books, New York: 1963. First Vintage Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. There is some dirt on the front cover. 
A book that explores the country of Brazil, its politics, government , culture and much more. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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7 GUNTHER, JOHN. Inside South America.
Harper & Row, New York: 1967. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Here in one rich, eye-opening book are all the majesty, muddle, romance and misery of a great continent. A firsthand report. Includes: Giant World of Brazil, The Argentine Dictatorship, Progress, Reform, and Hope in Chile, Peru's New Leadership, Top of the World - the Indian Highlands, Crises in Colombia and Venezuela, Communist Agitation, and U. S. Policy - Pros and Cons. 
Price: 8.98 USD
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8 LE SCAL, YVES; ORTZEN, LEN(TRANSLATOR). The Great Days Of The Cape Horners.
New American Library, New York: 1967. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. The cover is dirty. 

Price: 17.10 USD
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9 MACEOIN, GARY & THE EDITORS OF LIFE. Life World Library: Colombia And Venezuela And The Guianas.
Time Incorporated, New York: 1965. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 4.04 USD
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10 PILLSBURY, JOANNE (EDITOR). Guide To Documentary Sources For Andean Studies, 1530-1900, 3 Vol. Set.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington: 2008. h Hardcover. Brand new book. Three volume set. 
A definitive resource for early works on indigenous Andean cultures. Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the first half of the sixteenth century, Andean peoples had no tradition of writing. For this reason, texts written by early modern European chroniclers and later Andean authors are a critical source of information on the Andes. This landmark three-volume reference work inventories the principal sources useful for the study of the region—particularly its Prehispanic and vice-regal cultures—covering relevant texts from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. With written contributions by 122 scholars from nineteen countries and amply illustrated with drawings, engravings, photographs, and maps, the Guide offers new perspectives on key works and reflects substantial changes in historical and cultural studies of the past fifty years. The first volume contains twenty-nine essays about the origin and nature of the sources, focusing on recent research and interpretations. The subjects covered range from Andean knotted-string records and colonial bookmaking to legal affairs and natural history. The essays also address topics relatively new to Andean studies, such as popular drama, travel accounts, and the influence of the classical tradition in the Andes. Volumes 2 and 3 list specific authors alphabetically and discuss their texts. The entries contain such information as biographical data, locations of manuscripts, publication history, translations, and references to secondary literature. The Guide is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of pre-Columbian and colonial Andean studies, particularly in anthropology, archaeology, religious studies, history, and art history. It underscores the cultural complexities of the European presence in the Andean region and helps readers gain a deeper understanding of the varied purposes and perspectives of these records. Joanne Pillsbury is Director of Studies, Pre-Columbian Program, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. She is the editor of Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru. 
Price: 185.96 USD
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11 PILLSBURY, JOANNE (EDITOR). Guide To Documentary Sources For Andean Studies, 1530-1900, Vol. 1.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington: 2008. h Hardcover. Brand new book. 
A definitive resource for early works on indigenous Andean cultures. Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the first half of the sixteenth century, Andean peoples had no tradition of writing. For this reason, texts written by early modern European chroniclers and later Andean authors are a critical source of information on the Andes. This landmark three-volume reference work inventories the principal sources useful for the study of the region—particularly its Prehispanic and vice-regal cultures—covering relevant texts from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. With written contributions by 122 scholars from nineteen countries and amply illustrated with drawings, engravings, photographs, and maps, the Guide offers new perspectives on key works and reflects substantial changes in historical and cultural studies of the past fifty years. The first volume contains twenty-nine essays about the origin and nature of the sources, focusing on recent research and interpretations. The subjects covered range from Andean knotted-string records and colonial bookmaking to legal affairs and natural history. The essays also address topics relatively new to Andean studies, such as popular drama, travel accounts, and the influence of the classical tradition in the Andes. Volumes 2 and 3 list specific authors alphabetically and discuss their texts. The entries contain such information as biographical data, locations of manuscripts, publication history, translations, and references to secondary literature. The Guide is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of pre-Columbian and colonial Andean studies, particularly in anthropology, archaeology, religious studies, history, and art history. It underscores the cultural complexities of the European presence in the Andean region and helps readers gain a deeper understanding of the varied purposes and perspectives of these records. Joanne Pillsbury is Director of Studies, Pre-Columbian Program, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. She is the editor of Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru. 
Price: 76.00 USD
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12 PILLSBURY, JOANNE (EDITOR). Guide To Documentary Sources For Andean Studies, 1530-1900, Vol. 2.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington: 2008. h Hardcover. Brand new book. 
A definitive resource for early works on indigenous Andean cultures. Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the first half of the sixteenth century, Andean peoples had no tradition of writing. For this reason, texts written by early modern European chroniclers and later Andean authors are a critical source of information on the Andes. This landmark three-volume reference work inventories the principal sources useful for the study of the region—particularly its Prehispanic and vice-regal cultures—covering relevant texts from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. With written contributions by 122 scholars from nineteen countries and amply illustrated with drawings, engravings, photographs, and maps, the Guide offers new perspectives on key works and reflects substantial changes in historical and cultural studies of the past fifty years. The first volume contains twenty-nine essays about the origin and nature of the sources, focusing on recent research and interpretations. The subjects covered range from Andean knotted-string records and colonial bookmaking to legal affairs and natural history. The essays also address topics relatively new to Andean studies, such as popular drama, travel accounts, and the influence of the classical tradition in the Andes. Volumes 2 and 3 list specific authors alphabetically and discuss their texts. The entries contain such information as biographical data, locations of manuscripts, publication history, translations, and references to secondary literature. The Guide is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of pre-Columbian and colonial Andean studies, particularly in anthropology, archaeology, religious studies, history, and art history. It underscores the cultural complexities of the European presence in the Andean region and helps readers gain a deeper understanding of the varied purposes and perspectives of these records. Joanne Pillsbury is Director of Studies, Pre-Columbian Program, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. She is the editor of Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru. 
Price: 76.00 USD
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13 PILLSBURY, JOANNE (EDITOR). Guide To Documentary Sources For Andean Studies, 1530-1900, Vol. 3.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington: 2008. h Hardcover. Brand new book. 
A definitive resource for early works on indigenous Andean cultures. Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the first half of the sixteenth century, Andean peoples had no tradition of writing. For this reason, texts written by early modern European chroniclers and later Andean authors are a critical source of information on the Andes. This landmark three-volume reference work inventories the principal sources useful for the study of the region—particularly its Prehispanic and vice-regal cultures—covering relevant texts from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. With written contributions by 122 scholars from nineteen countries and amply illustrated with drawings, engravings, photographs, and maps, the Guide offers new perspectives on key works and reflects substantial changes in historical and cultural studies of the past fifty years. The first volume contains twenty-nine essays about the origin and nature of the sources, focusing on recent research and interpretations. The subjects covered range from Andean knotted-string records and colonial bookmaking to legal affairs and natural history. The essays also address topics relatively new to Andean studies, such as popular drama, travel accounts, and the influence of the classical tradition in the Andes. Volumes 2 and 3 list specific authors alphabetically and discuss their texts. The entries contain such information as biographical data, locations of manuscripts, publication history, translations, and references to secondary literature. The Guide is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of pre-Columbian and colonial Andean studies, particularly in anthropology, archaeology, religious studies, history, and art history. It underscores the cultural complexities of the European presence in the Andean region and helps readers gain a deeper understanding of the varied purposes and perspectives of these records. Joanne Pillsbury is Director of Studies, Pre-Columbian Program, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. She is the editor of Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru. 
Price: 76.00 USD
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14 ST. CLAIR, DAVID The Mighty, Mighty Amazon.
Funk and Wagnalls, New York: 1968. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition Library discard with usual stamps and markings. 
Takes a close look at the things that have happened along the Amazon, from the legends of the warrior women-the Amazons-to the documented story of the cruel exploitation of the rubber plantations in this century. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.04 USD
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15 WASCHAK, ERICH; HARRER, HEINRICH (VORWORT); KASPAREKS, FRITZ (AUGENZEUGENBERICHT). Schatten Uber Den Kordilleren.
Verlag "Das Berglund-Buch", Salzburg / Stuttgart: 1956. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Peru - von den Urwaldern des Amazonas bis hinauf in die eisige Wildnis der Cordilliera-Sechstausender / Geheimnisvolle Inka-Statten Fronleichnam in Cuzco, einst Hauptstadt de Inkareiches. Mit 8 farbigen und 64 Kunstdrck-Tafeln. 
Price: 37.48 USD
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16 WILBERT, JOHANNES; SIMONEAU, KARIN. Folk Literature Of The Tehuelche Indians.
University of California, Los Angeles: 1984. 0879030593 / 9780879030599 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. DJ has chips and tears. 
the tehuelche Indians are among the few tribes of South America whose oral tradition features a Creator-god involved in the cosmogonic process. Includes narratives that are disassociated from the creator and the hero cycles and tell the stories of extraordinary creatures like that of a man who always speaks the truth, of a child snatcher with a shell on his back, and of a tribe of women. 
Price: 118.75 USD
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