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Into The Hearts Of The Amazons (In Search Of A Modern Matriarchy)

By: Demott, Tom

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, University Of Wisconsin Press - Terrace Books: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005432


005432: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Part rousing travel adventure through a little-known world and part popular ethnography, exploring how Zapotec women earned their legendary status in a remote corner of southern Mexico. To satisfy his curiosity about this culture, Tom DeMott journeyed to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, where he discovered a thriving modern-day matriarchy among th... View more info

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Before Columbus: Links Between The Old World And Ancient America

By: Gordon, Cyrus B.

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publisher, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 011293


011293: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has several repaired edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 74-127500. "A revolutionary treatise by one of the world's most eminent scholars, BEFORE COLUMBUS provides startling new evidence linking ancient Mesoamerica with the civilizations of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Thoroughly documented, the... View more info

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Inside Latin America

By: Gunther, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers: 1941

Store ID: 006222


006222: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Boards are Light Tan Cloth with colored map on front cover. Small darkened area at bottom of spine. Contains a fold-out map of Latin America. "It attempts to give a picture of the political situation in each Latin American country, an appraisal of its personalities, and a survey of its more pressing problems. If it includ... View more info

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Americas Lost (1492-1713 The First Encounter)

By: Levine, Daniel (Editor) / Levi-Strauss, Claude (Foreword By)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Bordas: 1992

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003583


003583: Translated by John Fergusson and Michael Barry. "This book recreates the lives of the Native American societies at the time of the first confrontation - before they were irrevocably destroyed: from the Tainos of the Caribbean to the Iroquois of the northern woodlands, from the Illinois on the edge of the Great Plains to the Tupinambas of Brazil, and of course the mighty Aztecs of Mexico and Incas of Peru. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Photographs: 9 x 1... View more info

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South American Mythology

By: Osborne, Harold

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Paul Hamlyn, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1968

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002178


002178: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Illustrated front and back endpapers. 24 pages in colour. Over 100 illustrations in black & white. Fully Indexed. Boards are red cloth with black embossed image on cover and spine lettering. "Our knowledge of the beliefs and traditions of the Andean high cultures, despite the loss of so much evidence, has been implemented with new discoveries and the fact that so much survives ... View more info

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The Ayar-Incas : Volume One - Monuments, Culture, and American Relationships

By: Poindexter, Miles

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Horace Liveright: 1930

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010329


010329: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. No dustjacket. Has name of prior owner at top of front flyleaf and spine is slightly cocked. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Author was U S Senator (1913-23) from Washington and appointed by President Harding as Ambassador to Peru from 1923-28. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes frontispiece and over sixty other drawings and photographs th... View more info