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The Peculiar Revolution: Rethinking the Peruvian Experiment Under Military Rule

Aguirre, Carlos. Drinot, Paulo. , Aguirre, Carlos. Drinot, Paulo.
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(2017)  | 9781477312124 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
On October 3, 1968, a military junta led by General Juan Velasco Alvarado tookover the government of Peru. In striking contrast to the right-wing,pro–United States/anti-Communist military dictatorships of that era, however,Velasco's "Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces" set in motion aleft-leaning...

Andes : geography, diversity, and sociocultural impacts.

Allen, Casey D.
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(2017)  | 9781536110944 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 165pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 198.95 (inc. GST), AUD 180.86 (ex. GST),
Second only to the Himalayas in size, the Andes represent a fascinating region of our world. Written by regional experts and drawing on field-based endeavors of several researchers, each chapter encompasses a timely topic, from climate-related studies and historical occupations to indigenous manufacturing...

The Peculiar Revolution: Rethinking the Peruvian Experiment Under Military Rule

Aguirre, Carlos. Drinot, Paulo. , Aguirre, Carlos. Drinot, Paulo.
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(2017)  | 9781477312117 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 168.95 (inc. GST), AUD 153.59 (ex. GST),
On October 3, 1968, a military junta led by General Juan Velasco Alvarado tookover the government of Peru. In striking contrast to the right-wing,pro–United States/anti-Communist military dictatorships of that era, however,Velasco's "Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces" set in motion aleft-leaning...

Inka History in Knots: Reading Khipus as Primary Sources

Urton, Gary.
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(2017)  | 9781477311981 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 159.95 (inc. GST), AUD 145.41 (ex. GST),
Inka khipus—spun and plied cords that record information through intricatepatterns of knots and colors—constitute the only available primary sources onthe Inka empire not mediated by the hands, minds, and motives of the conqueringEuropeans. As such, they offer direct insight into the worldview of...

Inka History in Knots: Reading Khipus as Primary Sources

Urton, Gary.
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(2017)  | 9781477311998 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 52.95 (inc. GST), AUD 48.14 (ex. GST),
Inka khipus—spun and plied cords that record information through intricatepatterns of knots and colors—constitute the only available primary sources onthe Inka empire not mediated by the hands, minds, and motives of the conqueringEuropeans. As such, they offer direct insight into the worldview of...

The Lima Reader: History, Culture, Politics

Aguirre, Carlos. Walker, Charles F. , Aguirre, Carlos. Walker, Charles F.
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(2017)  | 9780822363484 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 50.95 (inc. GST), AUD 46.32 (ex. GST),
Covering more than 500 years of history, culture, and politics, The Lima Readerseeks to capture the many worlds and many peoples of Peru’s capital city,featuring a selection of primary sources that consider the social tensions andcultural heritages of the “City of Kings.”

Historical dictionary of chile.

Bizzarro, Salvatore.
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(2017)  | 9781442276345 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 1134pp | Availability last checked: 12/4/2017
AUD 394.95 (inc. GST), AUD 359.05 (ex. GST),
The Historical Dictionary of Chile covers the economy and the environment, political parties and history, and the reprehensible period of dictatorship during a critical time in Chili's history. Then, inexplicably, the dictatorship allowed a referendum that made it come to an end, while making possible...

Latin america since independenpb.

WRIGHT, Thomas C.
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(2017)  | 9781442235717 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 374pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
AUD 87.95 (inc. GST), AUD 79.95 (ex. GST),
This introduction to Latin American history since 1820 offers a clear and concise overview of the region since independence. The only text that places Latin America in the framework of broader world events, it provides an overview of major international developments in each of its chronological chapters....

The Lima Reader: History, Culture, Politics

Aguirre, Carlos. Walker, Charles F. , Aguirre, Carlos. Walker, Charles F.
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(2017)  | 9780822363378 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 179.95 (inc. GST), AUD 163.59 (ex. GST),
Covering more than 500 years of history, culture, and politics, The Lima Readerseeks to capture the many worlds and many peoples of Peru’s capital city,featuring a selection of primary sources that consider the social tensions andcultural heritages of the “City of Kings.”

Oligarchy and the old regime in.

GILBERT, Dennis L.
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(2017)  | 9781442270893 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
In the last decades of the nineteenth century and early years of the twentieth, a new class--the oligarchy--consolidated its wealth and political power in Latin America. Its members were the sugar planters, coffee growers, cattle barons, and bankers who were growing rich in a rapidly expanding global...

 

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