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Andean Worlds: Indigenous History, Culture, and Consciousness Under Spanish Rule, 1532-1825 (Dialogos)
Andean Worlds: Indigenous History, Culture, and Consciousness Under Spanish Rule, 1532-1825 (Dialogos)
by Kenneth J Andrien
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Examines the Spanish invasion of the Inca Empire in 1532 and how European and indigenous life ways became intertwined, producing a new and constantly evolving hybrid colonial order in the Andes.... (read more)

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Peru in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus Guides)
Peru in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus Guides)
by Holligan De Diaz Lim
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This new series of country guides is designed for travellers and students who want to understand the wider picture and build up an overall knowledge of a country. Each In Focus guide is a lively and thought-provoking introduction to the country's people,... (read more)

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Nightwatch: The Politics of Protest in the Andes (Latin America Otherwise)
Nightwatch: The Politics of Protest in the Andes (Latin America Otherwise)
by Orin Starn
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Organized in the mid-1970s as a means of communal protection against livestock rustling and general thievery in Peru’s rugged northern mountains, the rondas campesinas (peasants who make the rounds) grew into an entire system of peasant justice and... (read more)

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The Corner of the Living: Ayacucho on the Eve of the Shining Path Insurgency (First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies)
The Corner of the Living: Ayacucho on the Eve of the Shining Path Insurgency (First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies)
by Miguel La Serna
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Peru's indigenous peoples played a key role in the tortured tale of Shining Path guerrillas from the 1960s through the first decade of the 21st century. The villagers of Chuschi and Huaychao, high in the mountains of the department of Ayacucho, have an... (read more)

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Revolution in the Andes: The Age of Tupac Amaru (Latin America in Translation/En Traduccion/Em Traducao)
Revolution in the Andes: The Age of Tupac Amaru (Latin America in Translation/En Traduccion/Em Traducao)
by Sergio Serulnikov
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Revolution in the Andes is an in-depth history of the Túpac Amaru insurrection, the largest and most threatening indigenous challenge to Spanish rule in the Andean world after the Conquest. Between 1780 and 1782, insurgent armies were organized... (read more)

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Women of the Andes
Women of the Andes
by Susan Carolyn Bourque
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Studies women of two Peruvian highland communities and the cultural implications of gender differences... (read more)

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The Plebeian Republic: The Huanta Rebellion and the Making of the Peruvian State, 1820-1850
The Plebeian Republic: The Huanta Rebellion and the Making of the Peruvian State, 1820-1850
by Cecilia Mendez
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Combining social and political history, The Plebeian Republic challenges well-established interpretations of state making, rural society, and caudillo politics during the early years of Peru’s republic. Cecilia Méndez presents the first in... (read more)

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The Life and Times of Grandfather Alonso: Culture and History in the Upper Amazon
The Life and Times of Grandfather Alonso: Culture and History in the Upper Amazon
by Blanca Muratorio
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In Blanca Muratorio's book, we are introduced to Rucuyaya Alonso, an elderly Quichua Indian of the Upper Ecuadorean Amazon. Alonso is a hunter, but like most Quichuas, he has done other work as well, bearing loads, panning gold, tapping rubber trees, and... (read more)

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The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon
by Robert Whitaker
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THE TREK THAT LAY AHEAD OF ISABEL stretched more than 3,000 miles. Even if all went well, it would take her more than six months. The route east out of Riobamba would skirt around towering Mt. Tungurahua, known to spit fire and rocks into the sky. It... (read more)

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The Last Days of the Incas
The Last Days of the Incas
by Kim Macquarrie
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In 1532, the fifty-four-year-old Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro led a force of 167 men, including his four brothers, to the shores of Peru. Unbeknownst to the Spaniards, the Inca rulers of Peru had just fought a bloody civil war in which the... (read more)

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41 Seconds to Freedom: An Insider's Account of the Lima Hostage Crisis, 1996-97
41 Seconds to Freedom: An Insider's Account of the Lima Hostage Crisis, 1996-97
by Luis Giampietri
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On December 18, 1997, more than six hundred VIPs were attending the birthday party of the Japanese ambassador to Peru at his elegant residence. Political figures, business leaders, and socialites mingled in a tented pavilion on expansive grounds. Then... (read more)

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The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Latin America Readers)
The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Latin America Readers)
by Orin (edt) Starn
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Sixteenth-century Spanish soldiers described Peru as a land filled with gold and silver, a place of untold wealth. Nineteenth-century travelers wrote of soaring Andean peaks plunging into luxuriant Amazonian canyons of orchids, pythons, and jaguars. The... (read more)

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The World Upside Down: Cross-Cultural Contact and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Peru
The World Upside Down: Cross-Cultural Contact and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Peru
by Susan E Ramirez
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Examines the effects of colonialisation on the native inhabitants of northern Peru during the Spanish conquest.... (read more)

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Paying the Price of Freedom: Family and Labor Among Lima's Slaves, 1800-1854
Paying the Price of Freedom: Family and Labor Among Lima's Slaves, 1800-1854
by Christine Hunefeldt
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"A splendid and important contribution to a growing body of literature on nineteenth-century slavery and abolition."--Frederick P. Bowser, Stanford University "I know of no other work on Latin American slavery during the decades before emancipation that... (read more)

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Livelihood & Resistance: Peasants & the Politics of Land in Peru
Livelihood & Resistance: Peasants & the Politics of Land in Peru
by Gavin Smith
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Livelihood and Resistance examines a Peruvian highland community where rural resistance has been endemic for over a century. Gavin Smith explores the way in which the villagers' daily economic interests and their political struggles contribute to their... (read more)

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Between Reform & Revolution: Political Struggles in the Peruvian Andes, 1969-1991
Between Reform & Revolution: Political Struggles in the Peruvian Andes, 1969-1991
by Linda J Seligmann
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The reform programme introduced by Peruvian President General Juan Velasco Alvarado in 1969, a year after he seized power in a military coup, ushered in one of the most ambitious agrarian reforms in Latin America. This book argues that the economic... (read more)

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One Bright Shining Path: Faith in the Midst of Terrorism
One Bright Shining Path: Faith in the Midst of Terrorism
by W Terry Whalin
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The gripping story of Bible translator Romulo Saune's life and life's work -- bringing hope and freedom in Christ to Peru's Quechua Indians in the face of terrorism and great suffering.... (read more)

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Peasants on the Edge: Crop, Cult, & Crisis in the Andes
Peasants on the Edge: Crop, Cult, & Crisis in the Andes
by William P Mitchell
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The focus here is on the community of Quinua, Peru from 1966 to 1986 and the changes provoked by population growth and subsequent increased market penetration. The economic changes--which lead to social ones--are prevalent throughout Hispanic America,... (read more)

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Daughters of the Conquistadores: Women of the Viceroyalty of Peru
Daughters of the Conquistadores: Women of the Viceroyalty of Peru
by Luis Martin
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Resistance, Rebellion, and Consciousness in the Andean Peasant World, 18th to 20th Centuries
Resistance, Rebellion, and Consciousness in the Andean Peasant World, 18th to 20th Centuries
by Steve Stern
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