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  1. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    Between c. AD 700 and 1100 Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into animals and animal ... .... Learn More
  2. Cuban Studies 50

    Cuban Studies 50 [Hardback]

    Alejandro de la Fuente (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780822946229
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Cuban Studies
    Volume: 50
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. In publication since 1970, and under Alejandro de la Fuente’s editorial leadership since 2013... .... Learn More
  3. Poets, Philosophers, Lovers

    Poets, Philosophers, Lovers: On the Writings of Giannina Braschi [Hardback]

    Frederick Luis Aldama (Editor); Tess O'Dwyer (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780822946182
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
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    This collection of essays, by fifteen scholars across diverse fields, explores forty years of writing by Giannina Braschi, one of the most revolutionary Latinx authors of her generation. Since the 1980s, Braschi’s linguistic and structural ingenui... .... Learn More
  4. Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

    Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter: Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles [Paperback]

    Vernon James Knight (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9789088908705
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Taboui
    Volume: 7
    This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbean collection... .... Learn More
  5. Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

    Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter: Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles [Hardback]

    Vernon James Knight (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789088908712
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Taboui
    Volume: 7
    This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbean collection... .... Learn More
  6. Conscript Nation

    Conscript Nation: Coercion and Consent in the Bolivian Barracks [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Shesko (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780822946021
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Military service in Bolivia has long been compulsory for young men. This service plays an important role in defining identity, citizenship, masculinity, state formation, and civil-military relations in twentieth-century Bolivia. The project of obl... .... Learn More
  7. Defiant Geographies

    Defiant Geographies: Race and Urban Space in 1920s Rio de Janeiro [Hardback]

    Lorraine Leu (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9780822946007
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
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    Defiant Geographies examines the destruction of a poor community in the center of Rio de Janeiro to make way for Brazil’s first international mega-event. As the country celebrated the centenary of its independence, its postabolition whitening ideo... .... Learn More
  8. Heritage Education

    Heritage Education: Memories of the Past in the Present Caribbean Social Studies Curriculum: A View from Teacher Practice [Paperback]

    Eldris Con Aguilar (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9789088908422
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book compiles the results of a doctoral research study that sought to gain insight into how indigenous heritage is represented in the school curriculum for social studies. To this end, the questions focused on studying the relationships that ... .... Learn More
  9. Heritage Education

    Heritage Education: Memories of the Past in the Present Caribbean Social Studies Curriculum: A View from Teacher Practice [Hardback]

    Eldris Con Aguilar (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789088908439
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book compiles the results of a doctoral research study that sought to gain insight into how indigenous heritage is represented in the school curriculum for social studies. To this end, the questions focused on studying the relationships that ... .... Learn More
  10. Cuban Studies 49

    Cuban Studies 49 [Hardback]

    Alejandro de la Fuente (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780822945871
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Cuban Studies
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies 49 includes dossiers on gender and feminism, economy, and history of education. .... Learn More

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