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Andes
Andes
by Michael Jacobs
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For centuries, the Andes have caught the imagination of travelers, inspiring fear and wonder. The groundbreaking scientist Alexander von Humboldt claimed that “everything here is grander and more majestic than in the Swiss Alps, the Pyrenees, the... (read more)

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A Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
A Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
by David G Campbell
Review
"[The Brazilian rain forest] is . . . marvelously described and movingly evoked . . . Campbell offers what feels like a lover's last, lingering look." --William Grimes The New York Times "A fluent and highly intelligent book." --Joe Kane, Orion Magazine "... (read more)

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Tree of Rivers: The Story of the Amazon
Tree of Rivers: The Story of the Amazon
by John Hemming
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R to L (Japanese Style). Since Kid Muscle's not a bad enough dude to save his friend Meat, the Army of Idols--a gang of former villains--has vowed to fight the evil Demon Seeds on their own evil turf. That's all well and good when the Idols in question... (read more)

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The Andean Cocaine Industry
The Andean Cocaine Industry
by Patrick L Clawson
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A probing look at the flow of cocaine around the globe and its origins in South America.... (read more)

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Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
by David G. Campbell
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For thirty years David G. Campbell has explored the Amazon, an enchanting terrain of forest and river that is home to the greatest diversity of plants and animals to have ever existed, anywhere at any time, during the four-billion-year history of life... (read more)

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Born to Die in Medellin
Born to Die in Medellin
by Alonso Salazar
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A riveting insight into urban violence in Medellin, Columbia's second city. Alonso Salazar journeys into the jails, hospitals and shanty towns of Columbia's drug capital to interview teenage contract kilers, their families, priests and self-defence... (read more)

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Kidnapped in the Amazon Jungle
Kidnapped in the Amazon Jungle
by F Bruce Lamb
About the Author
A specialist in tropical forestry, F. Bruce Lamb met Manuel Cordova-Rios in the 1960's while conducting a timber survey in Peru. He is the author of two other books on Cordova-Rios' story, Wizard of the Upper Amazon and Rio Tigre and Beyond: The Amazing... (read more)

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Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu: Folk Tales and Stories of Inca Life
Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu: Folk Tales and Stories of Inca Life
by Elizabeth Conrad Vanbuskirk
Review
“Beautifully illustrated and sensitively told, these delightful tales and stories introduce us to the natural and supernatural worlds of the high Andes, where animal and human families dwell under the protective gaze of the Apus (mountain spirits).... (read more)

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Politics of a Colonial Career: Jose Baquijano and the Audiencia of Lima (Latin American Silhouettes)
Politics of a Colonial Career: Jose Baquijano and the Audiencia of Lima (Latin American Silhouettes)
by Mark A Burkholder
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Of Earth and Sea: A Chilean Memoir
Of Earth and Sea: A Chilean Memoir
by Marjorie Agosin
Review
“The spell these poems cast through their unique, culturally informed responses to the natural world is irresistible.” —María Meléndez, author of How Long Shell Last in this... (read more)

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Entangled Edens: Visions of the Amazon
Entangled Edens: Visions of the Amazon
by Candace Slater
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"The skill with which [Slater] combines various levels and modalities of narrative, utilizing her personal experience as a colorful unifying thread, is truly remarkable."and#151;Antonio Candido, author of Antonio Candido: On Literature and Society... (read more)

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Shabono: A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rain Forest
Shabono: A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rain Forest
by Florinda Donner
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'Shabono' – the name of the hamlets of palm-thatched dwellings where the Yanomama Indians of Venezuela and southern Brazil live – recounts the vivid and unforgettable experience of anthropologist Florinda Donner's time with an indigenous... (read more)

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Thy Will Be Done
Thy Will Be Done
by Gerard Colby
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Examines the legacies and motives of two powerful and ambitious men, Nelson Rockefeller of the Standard Oil family, and Cameron Townsend, founder of America's largest missionary organization, the Wycliffe Bible Translators, and their interests in the... (read more)

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Literary Memoirs (Library of Latin America)
Literary Memoirs (Library of Latin America)
by Jose Vict Lastarria
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The Last Cannibals: A South American Oral History
The Last Cannibals: A South American Oral History
by Ellen B Basso
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Promised Land--Ck Author!: Base Christian Communities and the Struggle for the Amazon (Suny Series, Religion, Culture, & Society)
Promised Land--Ck Author!: Base Christian Communities and the Struggle for the Amazon (Suny Series, Religion, Culture, & Society)
by Madeleine Adriance
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Checkerboards and Shatterbelts: The Geopolitics of South America
Checkerboards and Shatterbelts: The Geopolitics of South America
by Philip Kelly
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The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival
The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival
by Alicia Partnoy
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Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era (New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations)
Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era (New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations)
by James Knarr
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The River Sea: The Amazon in History, Myth, and Legend
The River Sea: The Amazon in History, Myth, and Legend
by Marshall De Bruhl
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Since its discovery by Europeans in 1500, explorers, visionaries, soldiers of fortune, men of God, scientists, and slavers have been drawn to the legendary Amazon. The River Sea is a sweeping chronicle of those brave and hardy souls, ranging from the... (read more)

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