Category: Americas


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Runic Records of the Norsemen in America

By: "Landsverk, O.G."

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Rushford, MN", 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-2H016

ISBN: 0805754571

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Red leather with stamped, inset, contrasting design and lettering. Unclipped red dust jacket is bright and clean but has light rubbing and faintest wear to top and bottom edges. 63 indexed, annotated pages illustrated with diagrams.6x9x1"" Evidence of use of hidden dates from the perpetual church calendar written in cipher in runes found in the North Atlantic, Greenland, New England, Minnesota, and Oklahoma from between 986 and 1500AD documenting Norse presence in pre-Columbian America." View more info

la lucha por la hegemonia en mexico 1968-1980

By: "basanez, miguel1"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1985

Edition: (4a ed.

Seller ID: 5-5T010

ISBN: 9682310628

Condition: GOOD-

"Tight, faintest age tanning to covers and pages, light age soil to top edge of front cover, square. Neatly ruled underlining in the Introduction and sections on ""Un Estado Neutral"" and ""La Economia Antes de 1970"". Su preocupacion se centra, en los ultimos doce anos de vida politica en Mexico, en los tres sectores sociales que luchan por ganar la hegemonia: el publico, el privado y la disidencia. 243 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliographia. " View more info

Con las manos en alto: Episodios de la guerra en Colombia

By: "Caycedo, German Castro"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Bogota, Columbia", 2001

Seller ID: 4-9T013

ISBN: 9584202227

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Rubbing to cover edges. Text in Spanish. ""Una guerra narrada con estetica, donde quienes cuentan no son los violentos sino part de los mas de cuarenta millones de colombianos innocentes, con la fuerza de ese contraste entre la violencia y las ternura que conforman nuestra nacionalidad.""" View more info

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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (American Empire Project)

By: "Chomsky, Noam"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780805076882

ISBN: 0805076883

Condition: GOOD

"Reading Chomsky today is sobering and instructive . . . He is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." -"The New York Times Book Review" An immediate national bestseller, "Hegemony or Survival" demonstrates how, for more than half a century the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of staking out the globe. Our leaders have shown themselves willing-as in the Cuban missile crisis-to follow the dream of dominance no matter how high the risks. World-renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky investigates how we ca... View more info

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Breaking the Maya Code

By: "Coe, Michael D."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson:

Seller ID: 9780500277218

ISBN: 0500277214

Condition: very good

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The Indians of the Fueguino Archipelago

By: "Coiazzi, Antonio"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Punta Arenas, Chile", 1999

Seller ID: 6-9Y016

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for a corner crease on the front cover, 2 creased page corners and a single library stamp on the title page. ""A classic of the ethnography of Tierra del Fuego by a priest who visited in 1910, made observations and evaluated and organized them with those of the Salesians and from the museum of Valsalice. Includes contemporary photos." View more info

The Log of Christopher Columbus: His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By: "Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: 1992

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-NX001

ISBN: 0877423164

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. ""In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations.""" View more info

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"Jefferson Davis, American"

By: "Cooper, William"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375725425

ISBN: 0375725423

Condition: GOOD

From a distinguished historian of the America South comes this thoroughly human portrait of the complex man at the center of our nation's most epic struggle. Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the Union-as the son of a veteran of the American Revolution and as a soldier and senator, he considered himself a patriot. William J. Cooper shows us how Davis' initial reluctance turned into absolute commitment to the Confederacy. He provides a thorough account of Davis' life, both as the Confederate President and in the years before and after the war. Elegantly written and impeccably ... View more info

The Boundaries of Chile in Atacama Settled by History

By: "De La Rosa, Manual Gonzales"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 2012

Seller ID: 6-0T001

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Reprint translated from de ""Revista Peruan"" published in 1879. 36 pages." View more info

Sarmiento: El Gran Civilizador

By: "De Vere, A. Larran"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1964

Edition: (Octava edition)

Seller ID: 08P010

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Small hardbound has pictorial cover with chipping to corners and edges and gift inscription inside. Colleccion Azul - Temas de America - ""la historia argentina durante la epoca turbulenta de la tirania y la organizacion nacional.... ""121 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

The Norse Discoverers of America: The Wineland Sagas

By: "Gathorne-Hardy, G.M."

Price: $29.95

Publisher: 1921, 1921

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 4-DH011

Condition: GOOD+

"Not a reprint. Navy blue cloth with crisp, gilt lettering and design on spine. Frame-like edge on front and back covers. Rough cut page edges. Tight, faint age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior, with faint tanning to spine, slight inward curl to cover corners. Softened spine ends with 2 tiny rips at top. Two single drips of candlewax on front cover. Translation of the sagas; discussion of the history and interpretation of them through the years, genealogy, chronology and occasional voyage maps. 304 indexed, illustrated pages including Bibliography. " View more info

Report on the Torture of street Children in Guatemala and Honduras 1990-1997

By: "Harris, Bruce"

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Costa Rica, 1997

Seller ID: 28H003

ISBN: 9968983438

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for tiny crease on bottom corner of front cover. Each case included has a case #, citation of source, Victim(s) name and age, Person(s) accused; date of incident, Description of Incident, and photo of victim(s). 112 pages." View more info

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The Conquest of the Incas

By: "Hemming, John"

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Harcourt:

Seller ID: 9780156223003

ISBN: 0156223007

Condition: GOOD

This monumental work of history removes the Incas from the realm of legend and shows the reality of their struggles against the Spanish invasion. Winner of the 1971 Christopher Award. Index; photographs, maps, and line drawings. View more info

Explorations in America Before Columbus

By: "Holand, Hjalkmar R. "

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1956

Edition: "(1962 - 2nd edition, 3rd printing)"

Seller ID: 5-6H003

Condition: GOOD+

"Book - as new except for faintest age soil to top edge of text block. Dust jacket is present but has sunned spine, scuffed back cover and some rips along top and bottom edges. 381 indexed, illustrated, annotated pages. 9x6x1"" ""Centuries before Columbus, Norse sea-farers, sailing in open boats and without even the aid of a compass, had crossed and re-crossed the Western Ocean countless times...""" View more info

Form and Freedom: A dialogue on Northwest Coast Indian Art

By: "Holm, Bill & Reid, William"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Houston, TX", ©1975

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9DY006

Condition: FINE

"As new except for faint smudges on exterior. Covers are stiff, cream colored, textured paper. ""Published in conjunction with a North West Coast Indian art exhibition organized by the Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Texas…"" A discussion between two artists illustrated with photos of the items exhibited. Unpaginated. 9x8-3/8x5/8"" (22.9x21.3x1.5cm)" View more info

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Escritos Infantiles

By: "Icazbalceta, Joaquin Garcia"

Price: $109.95

Publisher: Mexico,

Edition: (numbered edition)

Seller ID: 1DH013

ISBN: 9681602412

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faint soil to cream colored covers. Photocopies of original hand-written documents with facing pages containing typeset content. 214 pages. #1260 of 2,000 copies. Text in Spanish." View more info

Venezuela Esclava y Feudal: Episodios de la Historia de Venezuela (Ensayos de Interpretacion Dialectica)

By: "Irizabal, Carlos (Jose Agustin Catala (ed.)"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: "Caracas, Venezuela", 1974

Edition: (segunda edicion)

Seller ID: 30T018

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, faintest tilt to spine. Rubbed covers with light scratching and creasing. Price sticker remnants on first free page and back cover. 273 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

"American Art Review, Vol. XVII, No. 4, August 2005"

By: "Kellaway, Thomas R. (ed.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Leawood, KS", American Arts Media: 2005

Seller ID: 0DY012

Condition: FINE

"As new except for 3 folded page corners. Treasures from Olana: Landscapes of Frederic E. Church * Different Views in Hudson River School Painting * 19th & 20th Century tinsel Pictures * the Taos Society of Artists & Ancient Cultures * Winold Reiss: Artist for the Great Northern * Selections from the Dr. & Mrs. Henry C. Landon Collection * Rediscovering William T. Matthews * The Overbeck Sisters & Their Ceramics 1911-1955 * Art in the Abstract and Manierre Dawson * Modern Art & National Identity, 1915-1935 * Surprising Modernist: Henry Fitch Taylor * the Photographs of Paul Strand * Americ... View more info

"American Art Review, Vol. XX No.1, February 2008"

By: "Kellaway, Thomas R. (ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Leawood, KS", American Arts Media: 2008

Seller ID: 0DY013

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Audubon's Aviary: Portraits of Endangered Species * Edward Deakin: California Painter of the Picturesque * The Carmel Mission in Art * George Caleb Bingham: The Making of ""The County Election"" * Rhode Island Painters of the Late 19th Century * Augustus Saint-Gaudens & America's Most Beautiful Coin * Virginia Snedeker and the American Scene * Elsie Driggs: The Quick and the Classical * Saul Steinberg: Illuminations * Jerry Bywaters: Interpreter of the Southwest * Jerry Bywaters: Lone Star Printmaker * The Legacy of Dord Fitz & Area Arts Foundation *... View more info

Inevitable Revolutions: United States in Central America

By: "LaFeber, Walter"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: WW Norton & Co:

Seller ID: 9780393302127

ISBN: 0393302121

Condition: GOOD

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