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  1. Lucayan Legacies

    Lucayan Legacies: Indigenous lifeways in The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands [Paperback]

    Joanna Ostapkowicz (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9789464261011
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    This book is about Lucayan legacies – the heritage of the people who made the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands (the Lucayan archipelago) their home from the 8th to the 16th centuries. This legacy is not simply the surviving physical record, co... .... Learn More
  2. Lucayan Legacies

    Lucayan Legacies: Indigenous lifeways in The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands [Hardback]

    Joanna Ostapkowicz (Author)

    Regular Price: £180.00

    Special Price: £175.00

    ISBN: 9789464261028
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    This book is about Lucayan legacies – the heritage of the people who made the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands (the Lucayan archipelago) their home from the 8th to the 16th centuries. This legacy is not simply the surviving physical record, co... .... Learn More
  3. 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

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    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... .... Learn More
  4. Faith in Democracy

    Faith in Democracy: The Political Power of Religion during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil [Paperback]

    Massimo Sciarretta (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9788869773754
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: History
    The current work historically reconstructs the role played by the Brazilian Catholic Church during the military dictatorship that governed the country from 1964 to 1985. If in Latin America the denial of identity and rights has for centuries gone... .... Learn More
  5. Street Matters

    Street Matters: A Critical History of Twentieth-Century Urban Policy in Brazil [Hardback]

    Fernando Lara (Author); Ana Paula Koury (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780822947134
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
    Street Matters links urban policy and planning with street protests in Brazil. It begins with the 2013 demonstrations that ostensibly began over public transportation fare increases but quickly grew to address larger questions of inequali... .... Learn More
  6. The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela

    The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela: Crime and Revolution [Hardback]

    David Smilde (Editor); Veronica Zubillaga (Editor); Rebecca Hanson (Editor)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947127
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Crime and violence soared in twenty-first-century Venezuela even as poverty and inequality decreased, contradicting the conventional wisdom that these are the underlying causes of violence. The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela explains the rise of... .... Learn More
  7. Archaeologies of Cosmoscapes in the Americas

    Archaeologies of Cosmoscapes in the Americas [Paperback]

    J. Grant Stauffer (Editor); Bretton T. Giles (Editor); Shawn P. Lambert (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789258448
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 5
    This volume examines how pre-Columbian societies in the Americas envisioned their cosmos and iteratively modelled it through the creation of particular objects and places. It emphasises that American societies did this to materialize overarching m... .... Learn More
  8. Embodying Modernity

    Embodying Modernity: Global Fitness Culture and Building the Brazilian Body [Hardback]

    Daniel Silva (Author)

    £39.50

    ISBN: 9780822947110
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Illuminations
    Since the late 20th-century, mainstream popular culture in Brazil has developed an intimate relationship with fitness culture
    face=Calibri>– a vast, fluid, and pervasive network of images and commodities, bodies of knowledge,... .... Learn More
  9. Intercolonial Intimacies

    Intercolonial Intimacies: Relinking Latin/o America to the Philippines, 1898-1964 [Hardback]

    Paula Park (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947097
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Illuminations
    As a nation, the Philippines has a colonial history with both Spain and the United States. Its links to Latin/o America are longstanding and complex. Intercolonial Intimacies interrogates the legacy of the Spanish Empire and the cultural hegemony ... .... Learn More
  10. Community of Peace

    Community of Peace: Performing Geographies of Ecological Dignity in Colombia [Hardback]

    Christopher Courtheyn (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780822947141
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
    Achieving peace is often thought about in terms of military operations or state negotiations. Yet, it also happens at the grassroots level where communities envision and create peace on their own. The San José de Apartadó Peace Community of small-... .... Learn More

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