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Chile & Argentina

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Night Flight

PAT09
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Harcourt Books
1986
87
0156656051
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Saint Exupery captures the thrill and mystery of early flight in this tale of a pilot alone in a storm over the Andes en route to Buenos Aires.
$12.95

In Patagonia

PAT01
Bruce Chatwin
Penguin
1989
204
0142437190
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1
1
0
0
A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There is no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin.
$17.00

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

PAT22
Marcelo D. Beccaceci
Pangaea
1999
124
0963018035
PAPER
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English.
$24.95

Lonely Planet Buenos Aires

ARG10
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
256
1786570319
PAPER
Guidebook
0
1
0
0
The best of Buenos Aires is included in this practical guide, along with a pullout map and insider recommendations on shopping, eating, sleeping and day trips.
$21.99

Insight Guide Chile

CHI03
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780051913
PAPER
Guidebook
6/1/2016
0
0
0
0
This glossy guide provides a full-color introduction by a team of experts to the land, people, history and attractions of Chile. Brief background essays highlight important topics. With many local and regional maps.
$25.99

Santa Cruz, Tierra Del Fuego, and Southern Chile Map

SAM41
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2003
1
1879568489
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map of the "tail" of South America, situating the Argentinian city of Comodoro Rivadavia in the north and the province of Tierra del Fuego in the south. All place names are in Spanish. Scaled to 1:1,250,000.
$14.95

Buenos Aires Map

ARG38
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866090692
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
$9.95

Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile

PAT59
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2002
1
1879568950
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:400,00) covers the mid-section of Chile and Argentina from Bariloche across to Puerto Montt and Temuco.
$14.95

Insight Guide Argentina

ARG02
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
360
1780053207
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This profusely illustrated guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on natural history, politics and culture. With hundreds of photos and excellent maps.
$25.99

Buenos Aires, A Cultural History

ARG21
Jason Wilson
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
249
156656347x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions.
$15.00

Estancias: The Great Houses and Ranches of Argentina

ARG62
Maria Saenz Quesada, Xavier Verstraeten (Photographer)
Abbeville Publishing Group
1992
200
1558592709
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Two dozen magnificent country estates are detailed in this sumptuously illustrated volume, featuring 200 color photographs and a cultural and social history by Maria Saenz Quesada.
$75.00

Tango, The Art History of Love

ARG56
Robert Farris Thompson
Vintage Books
2006
384
1400095794
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A probing cultural history of the tango, its working class origins in 19th-century Buenos Aires and Afro-Argentine roots.
$18.00

Voyage of the Beagle

GPS02
Charles Darwin
Modern Library
2002
468
0375756809
PAPER
Exploration
1
1
0
0
The wide-eyed tale of a young man on a five-year voyage that changed his life -- and our way of thinking about the world. First published in 1839, it is still a marvelous introduction to the wildlife, nature and allure of South America.
$16.00

Voyaging, Southward from the Strait of Magellan

CHI29
Rockwell Kent
Wesleyan University Press
2000
208
0819564095
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An illustrated account of Rockwell's foolhardy voyage with a madman through magnificent Tierra del Fuego in a jury-rigged lifeboat. Both the text and striking woodcut illustrations communicate this dangerous landscape's dynamic character.
$19.95

Evita, The Real Life of Eva Peron

ARG03
Nicholas Fraser
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
222
0393315754
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Separating fact from myth, Fraser traces Evita’s life from her humble origins to her place as a revered cult figure, also exploring Peronism and Argentine politics of the 1930s and 1940s.
$15.95

Far Away and Long Ago

SAM11
W.H. Hudson
Sickle Moon
2006
338
0907871747
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Hudson's enthralling childhood remembrances are rich with descriptions of the landscapes, birds and nature of Argentina.
$34.95

The Old Patagonian Express

PAT08
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
1997
404
039552105X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Combining history, anecdote and acutely observed detail on people and place, Theroux begins his journey on a Boston subway car and works his way south via rail, plane and truck to the Patagonian railroad in this enthralling narrative.
$16.95

Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile

CHI06
Sara Wheeler
Modern Library
1996
304
0375753656
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
British author Sara Wheeler deploys her wit, intelligence and powerful investigative skills on the Republic of Chile in this insightful travelogue.
$18.00

Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion

CHI38
Katherine Silver (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
256
1883513138
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce both the country and a host of contemporary writers, including Ariel Dorfman and Pablo Neruda and lesser-known luminaries.
$14.95

Five Decades, Poems 1925-1970

CHI10
Pablo Neruda
Grove Press
1974
464
0802130356
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A bilingual edition of 138 poems by the great Pablo Neruda, drawn from his entire career. Neruda is the quintessential South American poet: lyrical, engaging and bristling with life.
$15.00

Gabriela Mistral, Selected Prose and Prose-Poems

CHI16
Stephen Tapscott (Editor), Gabriela Mistral
University of Texas Press
2004
304
0292752601
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Selected prose by the Chilean Nobel laureate as edited and translated by Stephen Tapscott. Part of the Texas Pan American Literature in Translation Series.
$25.00

Imagining Argentina

ARG01
Lawrence Thornton
Bantam Doubleday
2003
240
0553345796
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A brilliant first novel that captures the hope and spirit of Argentina during the military rule of the late 1970s. This inventive tale focuses on Carlos Rueda and a group of citizens whose relatives disappeared.
$16.00

Santa Evita

ARG22
Tomas Eloy Martinez, Helen Lane (Translator)
Vintage Books
1997
371
0679768149
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This riveting tale of the life -- and afterlife -- of Eva Duarte springs from actual events in Argentina in the 1950s, including the peregrinations of a perfectly preserved corpse.
$16.00

The Buenos Aires Quintet

ARG48
Manuel Vazquez Montalban
Meliville House Publishing
2012
377
1612190340
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Montalban comments on not just wine, women and song, but also on Argentina's political and cultural history in this riveting detective tale which uses 1970s Buenos Aires and the era's repressive military junta as a backdrop.
$14.95

The Far Side of the World

SAM01
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
366
0393308626
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
O'Brian takes readers on an adventure around Cape Horn in this enthralling Aubrey and Maturin tale, featuring evocative descriptions of the wildlife of Patagonia and Galapagos and a vivid portrait of Nelson's British Navy.
$15.95

The Gaucho Martin Fierro

ARG17
Jose Hernandez, Alberto Carlos (Editor), Frank G. Carrino (Editor)
SUNY
1982
99
0873952847
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic 19th century epic poem about a savage way of life in the pampas of Argentina.
$26.95

The House of the Spirits

CHI02
Isabel Allende, Magda Bogin (Translator)
Dial Press
1993
433
0553273914
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A remarkably imagined tale of four generations, much in the spirit of Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, centered on a land-owning tyrant, and his wife, daughter and grandchild.
$16.00

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

SAM12
Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
Princeton University Press
2001
224
0691090351
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
$29.95

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Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

What Am I Doing Here?

PAT02
Bruce Chatwin
Viking
1990
366
0140115773
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A delightful collection of essays by one of our favorite travel writers, capturing the allure of the land and its wildlife and history. Includes a great chapter on his visit to Chiloe Island.
$17.00

The Discoverers

EXP01
Daniel Boorstin
Vintage Books
1985
745
0394726251
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This wide-ranging and readable account of exploration by Daniel Boorstin includes a chapter on some of the great sea voyages, including Magellan's voyage to Tierra del Fuego and Cook's extraordinary journey into the Southern Ocean.
$20.00

The Moon by Whalelight and Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodiles, and Whales

PAT03
Diane Ackerman
Random House
1992
250
0679742263
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Delightful essays combining anecdote, observation and natural history, featuring a long chapter on Roger Payne and his work on the right whales of Peninsula Valdes.
$16.00

Labyrinths, Selected Stories and Other Writings

ARG09
Jorge Borges
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
240
0811216993
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The best known work by this extraordinary Argentinian writer. Sometimes bizarre, always hilarious and thought-provoking, this dazzling collection of stories is well worth the effort.
$15.95

Two Years Before the Mast

PAT06
Richard H. Dana
Penguin
1986
572
0140390081
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The visceral, gripping account of life at sea during an 1838 voyage from Boston to California that took seaman Richard H. Dana around Cape Horn.
$16.00

Cape Horn

PAT10
Felix Riesenberg, William A. Briesemeister
Ox Bow Press
1985
450
1881987043
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Magellan, Drake and Darwin are all covered in Captain Riesenberg's lively tale of exploration and discovery, first published in 1939. A master mariner, Reisenberg draws on his own long association with seafaring and the sea.
$39.95

Southern South America Map

SAM04
ITMB
ITMB
2011
2
1553410823
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handsome physical map showing the southern half of South America. At a scale of 1:2,800,000.
$14.95

Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island

CHI04
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
480
1742207804
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide includes a chapter on Easter Island in addition to a comprehensive overview of Chile, its history and culture.
$26.99

Buenos Aires Map

ARG05
Auto Mapa
Auto Mapa
1
0783400063
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed city map.
$14.95

Chile Adventure Map

CHI05
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955467
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This National Geographic Adventure map includes a clear view of Chile from Laguna San Rafael south to Cape Horn (1,1,750,000).
$11.95

Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent

SAM08
Alexander von Humboldt
Penguin
1996
310
0140445536
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This is the book that Darwin took on his voyage around the world -- a classic account of naturalist and explorer Humboldt's 18th-century discoveries in South America.
$18.00

The Tree of Red Stars

SAM09
Tessa Bridal
Milkweed Editions
1998
287
1571310231
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A beautifully written first novel about coming of age in Montevideo during the turbulent 1970s. Wonderfully told, the novel deftly combines the personal and political.
$13.95

Gauchos and the Vanishing Frontier

ARG06
Richard Slatta
University of Nebraska Press
1992
271
0803292155
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A thorough, lively study of the gaucho, including the history and culture of Argentina and Brazil's famous cowboys.
$27.00

Argentina, 1516-1987: From Spanish Colonization to Alfonsin

ARG07
David Rock
University of California Press
1989
511
0520061780
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A highly readable, comprehensive history of Argentina since colonization.
$36.95

The Invention of Argentina

ARG08
Nicolas Shumway
University of California Press
1993
352
0520082842
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illuminating intellectual history of Argentina, this book brings the founding fathers of the republic to life, deftly portraying the revolution against Spain in 1810 and its immediate aftermath.
$33.95

Mammals of the Neotropics: The Southern Cone, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay

SAM14
John F. Eisenberg, Kent H. Redford
University of Chicago Press
1992
460
0226706826
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Organized taxonomically, this thorough volume of species accounts includes external measurements, physical descriptions, geographical distribution, and information on their habitats.
$81.00

Memoirs

CHI24
Pablo Neruda
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2001
384
0374527539
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The autobiography of the great poet, traveler and observer of events.
$18.00

Lonely Planet Argentina

ARG11
Lonely Planet, Danny Palmerlee
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
640
1743601182
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In its hallmark style, this practical guide to Argentina by Lonely Planet features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and much nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accomodations and sightseeing.
$27.99

Torres del Paine Map

CHI12
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2008
1
1879568357
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed walking map (1:80,000) includes trekking routes, refuges and color topography.
$14.95

Ariel

ARG16
Carlos Fuentes (Introduction), José Enrique Rodó
University of Texas Press
1988
156
0292703961
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic turn of the century essay on culture, aesthetics and democracy in Latin America and the world..
$18.95

Facundo: Or, Civilization and Barbarism

ARG18
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
Penguin
1998
320
0140436774
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic 19th Century essay on the reigning dictator, his rise to power, and the corresponding currents of barbarism in Argentine history and culture.
$17.00

Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number

ARG19
Jacobo Timerman
Vintage Books
2002
184
0299182444
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An Argentine newspaperman's classic account of his imprisonment and torture at the hands of the military junta.
$19.95

Blow-Up and Other Stories

ARG20
Julio Cortazar
Pantheon Books
1985
277
0394728815
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Surreal stories from one of the great masters of Latin American short fiction. More Argentine in sensibility than setting.
$16.00

Pablo Neruda, Absence and Presence

CHI15
Luis Poirot (Photographer), Alastair Reid (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
189
0393306437
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A tribute to Neruda featuring photographs by Luis Poirot, anecdotes by friends and colleagues and a selection of his poetry.
$35.00

Pablo Neruda, Selected Poems

CHI19
Nathaniel Tarn (Editor)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1990
508
0395544181
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive anthology of Neruda's poetry edited by Nathaniel Tarn. Each poem is presented in both English and the original Spanish.
$17.95

Curfew

CHI21
Jose Donoso
Grove Press
1993
320
0802133819
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in bellavista just after the death of Pablo Neruda's widow, this novel evokes the atmosphere of Santiago under Pinochet.
$14.00

Heading South, Looking North

CHI22
Ariel Dorfman
Viking
1999
288
014028253x
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this exhilerating memoir, Dorman interweaves the wild story of his life before 1973 with an account of the coup that put the militrary dictator Pinochet into power.
$16.00

A Lexicon of Terror, Argentina and the Legacies of Torture

ARG27
Marguerite Feitlowitz
Oxford University Press
2011
391
0199744696
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, emotional account of Argentina's "Dirty War, " the product of extensive interviews with victims, survivors and citizens.
$21.95

Kiss of the Spider Woman

ARG28
Manuel Puig
Vintage Books
1991
281
0679724494
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The psychological story of a friendship between two Argentinean prisoners jailed for their subversive activity: Molina, a transgendered homosexual and Valentin, a socialist revolutionary.
$15.95

Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry, A Bilingual Anthology

SAM28
Stephen Tapscott (Editor)
University of Texas Press
1996
418
0292781407
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This scholarly anthology of 400 poems, presented in the original language (Spanish or Portuguese) and English. Selections include poems from Octavio Paz, Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges.
$29.95

Circle of Love Over Death, Testimonies of the Mothers of the Plaza De Mayo

ARG29
Matilde Mellibovsky
Curbstone Press
1997
250
1880684381
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Startling testimonies of mothers who lost their children to torture, death or "disappearance" during Argentina's "Dirty War."
$16.95

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

Latin American Art

SAM33
John F. Scott
University Press of Florida
2000
240
0813018269
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A popular survey for undergraduate art students, this general history of the arts in Latin America ranges from pre-history to the present. Includes illustrations, maps and a chronology.
$29.95

Footprint Chile Handbook

CHI31
Charlie Nurse
Footprint Handbooks
2016
560
1910120952
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A general overview of Chile and practical travel detail on where to go and what to do. Essential for the independent traveler, this book is built for the road with sturdy covers and a sewn binding.
$24.99

Footprint Argentina Handbook

ARG35
Footprint Guides
Footprint Handbooks
2017
736
1911082094
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact guide is nicely divided between a general overview of Argentina and practical travel detail on where to go and what to do.
$25.99

Northern Argentina and Uruguay Map

ARG36
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2000
2
3865740014
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of northern Argentina (including Uruguay) with good topographic relief.
$13.95

Southern Argentina Map

ARG37
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2000
2
3865740022
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided map covers Argentina from Buenos Aires south, including Tierra del Fuego, Paraguay and Uruguay, at 1:2,500,000.
$11.95

Blue at the Mizzen

CHI33
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
2000
272
039332107X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this, the last exciting episode of the series, Captain Aubrey's crew sails to South America to help Chile gain independence from Spain.
$15.95

Antigua and My Life Before

CRB121
Marcela Serrano, Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator)
Doubleday
2000
368
0385498020
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Santiago, Chile, and the Guatemalan city of Antigua, this is the story of two women --- one a famous singer, the other an artist/architect -- and a tragic shooting that sparks off memories of their friendship.
$16.95

Santiago & Central Chile Map

CHI34
ITMB
ITMB
2011
1
1553417364
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A travel map of Santiago, shown at a scale of 1:12,500 including an inset of the subway system. Plus, on the reverse, a map of central Chile at a scale of 1:750,000 with an inset of Easter Island.
$11.95

Southern Night Sky

SCI30
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2001
1583551689
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A glow in the dark laminated card showing the most conspicuous stars, constellations and celestial objects of the Southern Hemisphere.
$7.95

A Desert Calling, Life in a Forbidding Landscape

DES09
Michael Mares, Stephen Jay Gould (Introduction)
Harvard University Press
2002
318
0674007476
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A lively memoir and account of field research -- and the search for desert mammals -- in remote Argentina, Iran and Egypt.
$31.50

The Settlement of the Americas, A New Prehistory

NAM52
Thomas D. Dillehy
Hachette
2001
384
0465076696
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A well received, engaging survey of new theories on the peopling of the Americas; controversial yet convincing, Dillehy focuses his arguments around his findings at Monte Verde in Chile.
$29.95

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring

SAM44
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
1120
1786571188
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, detailed practical guide to traveling in South America.
$29.99

South America, The Andes Map

SAM47
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2005
2
3865740677
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
The full range of the Andes and the Pacific coast of South America.
$13.95

Trekking and Climbing in the Andes

AND34
Val Pitkethly, Kate Harper
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
192
1566567157
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide to treks and climbs in the Andes, including Torres del Paine, Fitzroy, The Inca Trail, Cordillera Huayhuash and Cotopaxi.
$20.00

Rick Steves' Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary

SPN178
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2013
428
1566915244
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A compact phrase book for travelers, organized thematically and with a brief dictionary.
$12.99

Los Glaciares National Park

PAT58
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2004
1
1879568438
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful map of the popular areas of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares at a scale of 1:230,000, providing an overview of the area and highlighting points of interest.
$14.95

Conquistadors

SAM48
Michael Wood
University of California Press
2002
288
0520236912
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, illustrated account of the Spanish conquest of the New World by the intrepid writer-filmmaker Michael Wood.
$34.95

Birds of Chile

CHI50
Alvaro Jaramillo
Princeton University Press
2003
240
0691117403
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, comprehensive guide with superb color plates also includes Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
$35.00

Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

SAM52
Matthew Restall
Oxford University Press
2004
272
0195176111
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this provocative book, Restall tackles Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro and the misconceptions surrounding them. The conquisadores most certainly did not conquer the Americas with a handful of men, nor were they received as gods.
$19.99

Aconcagua, A Climbing Guide

AND40
R.J. Secor, Uma Kukathas, Crystal Thomas, Ralph Hopkins
Mountaineers
1999
144
0898866693
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guidebook to South America's tallest mountain, highlighting 27 different routes to the summit.
$18.95

Aconcagua, Summit of the Americas

AND42
Ed Darack
Alpenbooks
2002
1
1884980821
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A sturdy series of maps at various scales with topographic detail, countour lines, and routes.
$15.00

Aconcagua Map

AND41
Cordee
MapLink
2002
1
1871890691
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map at a scale of 1:50,000.
$13.95

Desert Memories, Journeys Through the Chilean North

CHI53
Ariel Dorfman
National Geographic
2003
304
0792262409
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A quest for national history, personal memories and family origins in the Atacama by the noted playwright, novelist and essayist. The legacy of mining, Pinochet and the author's own history are woven into this meditative account.
$21.00

The Purple Land

SAM58
W.H. Hudson
University of Wisconsin Press
2002
304
029918224X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Originally published in 1885, Hudson's first novel stars, not coincidentally, a young Englishman at large in South America. The story of romance and adventure unfolds against the backdrop of political unrest in 19th-century Uruguay.
$22.95

On the Blue Shore of Silence, Poems of the Sea

CHI58
Pablo Neruda, Alastair Reid (Translator), Mary Heebner (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
2004
64
0060591846
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A beautifully produced, bilingual anthology, published in celebration of the centennial of Neruda's birth. The book features well-chosen poems on the theme of the sea and stunning accompanying paintings.
$26.99

Evolution, The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

NAT64
Edward Larson
Modern Library
2006
368
0812968492
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A clearheaded, engrossing brief history of ideas about evolution from the 18th century to the present by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
$16.00

Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead

SCI77
Heather Pringle
Hyperion
2003
384
0786884630
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A surprisingly lively informative account of an arcane but fascinating area of research.
$13.95

Master and Commander, The Far Side of the World

GPS66
Peter Weir (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
2014
630835239X
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Russell Crowe stars in this adaptation of two Patrick O'Brian novels, a swashbuckling adventure set off the coast of Cape Horn in 1805.
$7.00

Yanomami, The Fierce Controversy and What We Might Learn from It

SAM67
Robert Borofsky (Editor)
University of California Press
2005
397
0520244044
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A study of the controversy surrounding anthropological studies of the Yanomami.
$29.95

The Last Time Around Cape Horn, The Historic 1949 Voyage of the Windjammer Pamir

PAT69
William F. Stark, Peter Stark (Introduction)
Carroll & Graff
2004
256
0786714611
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The unstinting memoir of the then 22-year-old rookie aboard the famous windjammer Pamir.
$16.99

Moon Handbook Argentina

ARG43
Wayne Bernhardson
Avalon Travel Publishing
2010
650
1598806750
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the Moon series.
$21.95

Traveling with Che Guevara, The Making of a Revolutionary

SAM68
Alberto Granado, Lucia Alvarez de Toledo (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
240
1557046395
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Granado's classic account of his travels with Che Guevara via motorbike through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela.
$15.99

Traveling with Che Guevara, The Making of a Revolutionary

SAM68
Alberto Granado, Lucia Alvarez de Toledo (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
240
1557046395
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Granado's classic account of his travels with Che Guevara via motorbike through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela.
$15.99

Traveling with Che Guevara, The Making of a Revolutionary

SAM68
Alberto Granado, Lucia Alvarez de Toledo (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
240
1557046395
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Granado's classic account of his travels with Che Guevara via motorbike through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela.
$15.99

Residence on Earth

CHI61
Pablo Neruda, Donald D. Walsh (Translator), Jim Harrison (Introduction)
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2004
366
0811215814
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A classic anthology in a bilingual edition, re-published in 2004 to coincide with the centennial of the great poet's birth.
$17.95

Time Out Buenos Aires

ARG45
Time Out
TimeOut
2011
334
1846702607
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the city and surroundings (including recommended excursions), jam-packed with detailed listings of hotels, bars and restaurants, shops and services.
$19.95

Patagonian & Fuegian Channels Map

PAT71
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
1
1879568969
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Published in Buenos Aires, this full-color cruising map covers western Tierra del Fuego from Punta Arenas and the Straits of Magellan south to Cape Horn.
$14.95

Buenos Aires Map Guide

ARG49
de Dios
de Dios Editores
2
9879445112
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided laminated map, produced in Buenos Aires in English, includes museums, walking tours, restaurants and shopping.
$8.95

Salta Map Guide

ARG52
de Dios
de Dios Editores
2004
2
987944518X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided laminated map and guide, produced in Buenos Aires in English, shows the entire province with a separate city map.
$8.95

Che's Route, Ernesto Guevara's Trip across South America

ARG53
de Dios
de Dios Editores
2004
2
879445295
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided laminated map and guide, produced in Buenos Aires in English, shows young Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado's trip from Buenos Aires through Bolivia, Peru and the Amazon.
$8.95

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Spanish

SPN257
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743523555
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Four audio CDs with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Spanish, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

Spanish, A Language Map

SPN259
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
1999
0944502040
PLASTIC CARD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly-needed words and phrases.
$8.95

Aconcagua, Summit of South America

ARG54
Harry Kikstra
Interlink Publishing Group
2005
96
1898481512
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide for climbers with detailed descriptions of the Normal and Polish Traverse routes, color illustrations and maps.
$14.95

Tasting Chile, A Celebration of Authentic Chilean Foods and Wines

CHI64
Daniel Joelson
Hippocrene Books
2013
269
0781813190
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
With recipes from restaurants and home chefs across Chile, this compilation is a great introduction to Chilean cuisine, and an excellent resource for anyone interested in trying out Chilean traditional dishes at home. Includes information on pairing wines with dishes and a basic overview of wine producers and varieties in Chile.
$16.95

Culture Smart! Argentina

ARG63
Robert Hamwee
Kuperard
2015
168
1857337050
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Wallpaper City Guide Buenos Aires

ARG65
Wallpaper Magazine (Editor)
Phaidon Press
2016
128
0714872393
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes: Chile

CHI68
Jua Linz (Editor)
Johns Hopkins University Press
1978
144
0801820103
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This compact,systematic review of the regimes of Latin American provides a framework for understanding the dynamics of political change.
$28.00

Bradt Guide Argentina

ARG67
Erin McCloskey
Bradt Publications
2011
448
1841623512
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the popular series, with extensive practical details for travel, sightseeing and ex-cursions
$27.99

Argentina Map

ARG68
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2006
2
3866090471
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy laminated road map of Argentina in full color at a scale of 1:3,800,000, with supplementary maps of the larger cities.
$10.95

Chile Map

CHI71
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866091885
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
A handy laminated road map of Chile in full color at a scale of 1:2,000,000, with supplementary maps.
$10.95

Last Evenings on Earth

CHI72
Roberto Bolano, Chris Andrews (Translator)
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2007
256
0811216888
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Striking stories of young men adrift in an inhospitable Latin America, written by a man who was himself intimate with exile.
$15.95

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

PAT19
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
This handy map shows all Patagonia on one side (1:2,000,000), with a more detailed map of Tierra del Fuego (1:750,000) on the reverse.
$12.95

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

PAT19
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
This handy map shows all Patagonia on one side (1:2,000,000), with a more detailed map of Tierra del Fuego (1:750,000) on the reverse.
$12.95

For Kids

Spanish Flash Cards

GEN203
Inc. Berlitz International
Berlitz
2016
50
1780044658
BOXED
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the Spanish word on the reverse.
$8.99

Mariana and the Merchild: A Folk Tale from Chile

CHI54
Caroline Pitcher, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2000
32
0802852041
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A gorgeously illustrated retelling of a traditional Chilean tale.
$17.00