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Northern Argentina

Reading and Travel Guide
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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Essential Reading Package-EXARG28

Item EXARG28. Buy these 4 items as a set for $78 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Argentina

ARG82
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
348
1465457186
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact illustrated travel guide featuring bright color photography, dozens of excellent maps, and a region-by-region synopsis of Argentina attractions. With a 50-page section on where to stay and eat
$25.00

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

Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion

ARG97
Jill Gibian (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2010
256
1883513197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce the landscapes and culture of Argentina, from the Andes to the Pampas, through the eyes of its writers.
$14.95

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

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

Argentina Cooks!, Treasured Recipes from the Nine Regions of Argentina

ARG74
Shirley Lomax Brooks
Hippocrene Books
2003
320
0781809975
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A collection of 190 authentic Argentinean recipes with a section on wines.
$24.95

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

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

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

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.
$17.00

Tango: the Dance, the Song, the Story

ARG14
Simon Collier (Editor)
Thames & Hudson
1997
208
0500279799
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A spirited, illustrated tribute to the tango, the now-elegant dance born in the brothels among the working class of 19th-century Buenos Aires.
$29.95

The Andes

AND74
Jason Wilson
Oxford University Press
2009
266
0195386353
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Starting out in Cuzco, heart of the Inca Empire, Wilson spreads north and south along the Andes, including excerpts from South American literary giants, travelers and his own impressions.
$17.95

The History of Argentina

ARG86
Daniel K. Lewis
St. Martins
2003
214
1403962545
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This brief, scholarly history of Argentina from pre-Columbian times to 2001 focuses closely on the events of the last three decades of the 20th century, including the legacy of Juan and Eva Peron.
$24.99

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

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

The Mapmaker's Wife

AMZ97
Robert Whitaker
Hachette
2016
368
0465057942
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Colonial politics, the travails of the cartographer, and good old-fashioned murder all add intrigue to this absorbing tale of 18th-century European exploration of the Amazon -- and one woman's quest heading from Quito to find her husband deep in the jungl
$16.99

Death in the Andes

AND27
Mario Vargas Llosa
Picador USA
2007
278
0140262156
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This politically charged novel details what happens when three peasants are "disappeared" by the Shining Path.
$16.00

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

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

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

The Honorary Consul

ARG85
Graham Greene
Penguin
2008
288
0143105558
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Greene swirls passion, ruin, politics and absurd hope in this tale, he called it his favorite, of a bungled kidnapping in Corrientes, a dusty Provincial city on the border with Paraguay. Not even a real diplomat, the whiskey-drinking, broken down Charley
$17.00

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

More Books

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

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