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The Incas

AND03
Carmen Bernard
Harry N. Abrams
1994
192
0810928949
PAPER
Archaeology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Featuring archival drawings and photographs, a chronology and chapters on Atahualpa, the Conquistadors and Hiram Bingham, this handy book illuminates the daily lives, monuments and history of the Incas.
$14.95

Art of the Andes, from Chavin to Inca

PRU05
Rebecca Stone-Miller
Thames & Hudson
2012
224
0500203636
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This authoritative and concise illustrated survey of Andean art and architecture covers not only Machu Picchu and additional Inca monuments, but also Chan Chan, Nasca and other archaeological sites and cultures.
$24.95

The Peru Reader, History, Culture, Politics

PRU04
Orin Starn
Duke
2005
524
0822336499
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lively and literate, this meaty anthology ranges from historical accounts to modern analysis.
$29.95

Insight Guide Peru

PRU01
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
368
1780052545
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Panoramic in scope, this illustrated overview brings Peru to life in color photographs and vivid essays on history, archaeology and culture.
$23.99

Peru Map

PRU02
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2014
2
3866091893
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed laminated relief map of Peru at a scale of 1:1,750,000. This is a very clear, colorful map, which also features detailed insets of Lima and Cuzco and even a site plan of Machu Picchu.
$11.95

Archaeological Map of Machu Picchu

PRU23
Wright Water Engineers
2008
1
1586110683
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Ken Wright's foldout color site plan shows the monuments, topography and physical features of the Inca sanctuary with exquisite clarity.
$6.95

Peru Adventure Map

PRU09
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
9972654087
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A well-produced, colorful shaded relief map of Peru at a scale of 1:1,500,000.
$11.95

Bradt Guide Trekking in Peru

PRU143
Hilary Bradt
Globe Pequot Press
2014
352
1841624926
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This classic guide for exploring the Andes of Peru is great for both practical trail information and general information on the region. It's a compact overview, featuring walks, treks and an extensive introduction.
$23.99

Culture Smart! Peru

PRU64
John Forrest
Kuperard
2012
168
1857333365
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Frommer's Easyguide to Lima, Cuzco and Machu Picchu

PRU144
Nicholas Gill
Frommer's
2016
320
1628872462
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$14.95

Lonely Planet Quechua Phrasebook

PRU36
Serafin M. Coronel-Molina
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
228
1743211910
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket guide is a surprisingly thorough introduction to not just the language but also the customs and culture of the Andes.
$9.99

The Inca Trail, Cuzco & Machu Picchu

PRU19
Alexander Stewart
Trailblazer
2013
394
1905864558
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent overview of local culture and history, including chapters on exploring Cuzco, the Sacred Valley and Lima. Fifth edition.
$22.95

Trekking Peru, A Traveler's Guide

PRU152
Robert Kunstaetter, Daisy Kunstaetter
Mountaineers
2017
288
1594858721
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The Kunstaetter husband-wife pair (who live just across the border in Ecuador) feature their favorite Peruvian hikes in this informative guide. The paths they recommend combine sections of the famous Inka Road with welcoming, contemporary Peruvian villages.
$29.95

Peru, The Cookbook

PRU136
Gaston Acurio
Phaidon Press
2015
400
0714869201
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A panoramic view of traditional Peruvian cooking, featuring 500 recipes, full-color illustrations and expert information on the roots of Peruvian cuisine. Author Gaston Acurio is a Peruvian celebrity chef and restaurateur.
$49.95

The Food & Cooking of Peru: Traditions, Ingredients, Tastes, Techniques, 65 Classic Recipes

PRU120
Flor Arcaya De Deloit
National Book Network
2010
128
1903141680
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Explore the fascinating origins of Peruvian food, from its roots in the Inca culture, through the rich inheritance of the Spanish conquistadors, and the later influences of African, Italian, French and Chinese immigrants, with over 65 authentic recipes.
$29.99

A Sacred Landscape, The Search for Ancient Peru

PRU76
Hugh Thomson
Overlook Press
2008
330
1590200586
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Head-over-heels in love with the adventure, intrigue and bonhomie of archaeology, Hugh Thomson (The White Rock) explores Moches, Chavin, Nasca and other ancient civilizations of Peru. His tale is bracketed by an account of his discoveries with Gary Ziegler at Llactapata, a newly excavated observatory barely two miles from Machu Picchu.
$16.95

Ancient People of the Andes

AND88
Michael A. Malpass
Cornell University Press
2016
304
1501703218
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Providing in-depth coverage of prehistoric Andean societies, this well-illustrated gift book is filled with the latest findings of archaeology and ethno-history while tackling big questions about civilization itself.
$149.95

Conquest of the Incas

AND04
John Hemming
Harvest Books
2003
641
0156028263
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
This classic prize-winning history of the Inca struggle against the Spanish invasion weaves wide-ranging, scholarly material into a gripping narrative.
$25.99

Deep Rivers

AND21
José María Arguedas
Waveland Press
2002
248
157766244X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Like his narrator, 14-year-old Ernesto, Arguedas (1911-1969) was a mestizo of Spanish and Quechua descent, attuned to the hardships of bridging these two worlds. Translator Horning Barraclough captures the rhythms of the challenging Spanish-Quechua original, and of Spanish as it is spoken in the rural highlands.
$17.50

Lima, A Cultural History

PRU60
James Higgins
Oxford University Press
2007
243
0195178904
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An erudite guide to the cultural gems and literary history of Peru's capital city. James Higgins, who specializes in Peruvian literature, covers the scope of the city's history from its pre-Columbian museums, to its conquistador heritage, to its dynamic p
$35.95

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.
$19.95

The Great Inka Road

SAM205
Ramiro Matos
Smithsonian Institution Press
2015
240
1588344959
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An astute collection of essays on the "Qhapaq Nan" (the Great Inca Road), covering its engineering, practical uses and the great civilization that built it. Includes more than 225 full-color illustrations.
$40.00

The Last Days of the Incas

PRU77
Kim Macquarrie
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
522
0743260503
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MacQuarrie tackles the personality, aspirations and greed of Francisco Pizarro in this vivid account of the conquest of a continent.
$18.00

The Lima Reader, History, Culture, Politics

PRU151
Carlos Aguirre
Duke
2017
344
0822363488
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Drawing together a fine selection of primary sources, this scholarly primer combs through the complexities of Lima, Peru with expert commentary. A tangled metropolis perched at the gray ocean edge of a desert, Lima dates back over 500 years. The authors discuss its rich cultural heritage as well as its present-day social tensions and demographic shifts.
$26.95

Eight Feet in the Andes

AND07
Dervla Murphy
Gardners Books
2003
274
0719565162
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The indomitable Murphy treks 1,300 miles through the Andes (with a mule) on the trail of the conquistadors in this spirited account.
$15.95

Lost City of the Incas

AND05
Hiram Bingham
Gardners Books
2003
286
1842125850
PAPER
Exploration
1
1
0
0
This first-rate adventure story by the man who brought Machu Picchu to the attention of the world is not just a gripping tale of exploration and archaeology, it also sets the scene for any visitor to the site.
$17.99

Monuments of the Incas

AND73
John Hemming
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
288
0500051631
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
John Hemming (Conquest of the Incas) brings the story of the Inca up to date in this revised edition of his classic photographic overview, featuring Edward Ranney's exquisitely detailed, large format black-and-white photographs of Inca sites from Ingapirca to Incallacta.
$45.00

Stone Offerings

AND76
Mike Torrey
S.C.B.
2009
144
0981881203
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Torrey captures the dramatic setting, solitude and intricate construction of the Inca site of Machu Picchu in 100 striking color photographs taken over a few days at summer and winter solstice.
$40.00

Textiles from the Andes

AND86
Penelope Dransart
Interlink Publishing Group
2011
87
1566568595
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Taking as its focus 30 examples from the British Museum, this generously illustrated survey covers the scope of Peruvian and other Andean textiles from ancient Paracas through the Inca and Colonial periods.
$20.00

The Incas

AND83
Adriana von Hagen, Craig Morris
Thames & Hudson
2012
256
0500289441
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Morris and von Hagen trace the rise and rule of the Inca with authority in this region-by-region survey, reconstructing the finely built palaces and temples of Cusco and life at lavish royal estates like Chinchero and Machu Picchu. With 150 mostly black-and-white photographs and illustrations, including extensive site plans.
$26.95

The Incas and their Ancestors, The Archaeology of Peru

AND06
Michael Moseley
Thames & Hudson
2001
288
0500282773
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An outstanding illustrated survey of the archaeology of the Inca, Moche and Nasca civilizations. With hundreds of color illustrations and line drawings, it's an in-depth look at the ancient cultures and history of Peru. A great general introduction.
$34.95

The Nasca

PRU111
Helaine Silverman
Blackwell Publishers
2002
339
0631232249
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This concise, authoritative book in the series Peoples of America offers much to the interested traveler.
$52.95

Andes

AND81
Michael Jacobs
Counterpoint
2011
576
1582437378
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jacobs journeys 4,300 miles from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego in the footsteps of Simon Bolivar, Charles Darwin and other explorers, describing in vivid detail the landscape and diverse cultures of South America.
$24.95

Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

SAM02
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin Putnam
1987
280
0140255079
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Matthiessen recounts with wit, insight and style his odyssey to the Amazon and Andes, including Machu Picchu and Tierra del Fuego.
$16.00

Life and Death in the Andes, On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes and Revolutionaries

AND87
Kim MacQuarrie
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2015
448
1439168903
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this heartfelt meditation on South America and the Andes, MacQuarrie follows the Andes, hot on the trails of legendary characters like Charles Darwin, Pablo Escobar and Che Guevara.
$17.00

The Bedlam Stacks

PRU154
Natasha Pulley
Bloomsbury USA
2017
352
1620409674
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In 1859, ex-East India Company smuggler Merrick Tremayne is trapped at home in Cornwall after sustaining an injury that almost cost him his leg. When the India Office recruits Merrick for an expedition to fetch quinine--essential for the treatment of mala
$26.00

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

AND08
Thornton Wilder
HarperCollins
2014
154
0060757507
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of Franciscan missionaries in 18th-century Lima, Peru by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. First published in 1927.
$14.99

The Heights of Machu Picchu

AND22
Pablo Neruda, Nathaniel Tarn (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1972
71
0374506485
PAPER
Literature
0
1
0
0
Machu Picchu and the Inca civilization inspired this celebrated epic poem, an expansive and introspective hymn to the Americas by the great Pablo Neruda, winner of the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Bilingual edition
$15.00

The Sky over Lima

PRU147
Juan Gomez Barcena
Houghton Mifflin Company
2016
256
054463005X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Lima, this novel recasts the fantastically true story of two young men who, enamored with the poetry of Juan Ramon Jimenez, correspond with the great poet through a fictional admirer they devise. Their charade becomes too real, however, when the great poet falls in love with her. Winner of the 2014 Ojo Critico Literary Prize.
$25.00

Through the Eyes of the Condor, An Aerial Vision of Latin America

SAM122
Robert B. Haas
National Geographic
2007
232
142620132X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This collection of stunning, oversized photographs, taken from above, shows the jungles and favellas, the reefs and ruins, wildlife and diverse landscapes of Latin America.
$50.00

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peru

PRU75
Clive Byers
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2007
144
088359062X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy shirt pocket guide samples 252 species of common and spectacular birds of Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Manu and other popular destinations. Each gets a large color photograph and description but, alas, no range map.
$15.95

Birds of Peru

PRU55
Tom Schulenberg, Douglas Stotz, John O'Neill, Dan Lane (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2010
668
069113023X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The much-anticipated authoritative field guide by Schulenberg and colleagues at the Field Museum in Chicago, this comprehensive guide, featuring 304 color plates by Dan Lane, covers all 1,792 species of birds recorded in Peru, nearly one-fifth of the world's total.
$49.95

Birds of Peru

PRU135
Robert Dean (Illustrator)
Rainforest Publications
2014
1888538473
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-out field guide to the birds of Peru. At 7in x 11in, it's easy to fit on your pocket. Double-sided and laminated to withstand the elements.
$8.50

Peru, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

PRU30
David L. Pearson, Les Beletsky
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
500
1566565456
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring 500 illustrations of the birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and insects of the Amazon, Andes and Pacific Coast.
$29.95

Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of Peru

PRU150
Clive Byers
Bloomsbury USA
2017
144
1472932161
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With clear color photographs and brief, authoritative descriptions Bloomsbury's field guide to Peru depicts 252 of the country's most common birds with clear color photographs and brief descriptions. The book easily slips in a pocket or daypack.
$16.00

For Kids

Secret of the Andes

AND19
Ann Nolan Clark, Jean Charlot (Illustrator)
Viking
1970
120
0140309268
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this novel for pre-teens, a native boy in Peru goes on a magical discovery of his roots, learning much about Inca tradition. A Newbery Award-winning book first published in 1952.
$6.99

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

Prisoners of the Sun

PRU94
Herge
Little Brown and Company
1975
62
0316358436
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
In this 14th adventure, Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock follow the trail to an ancient Inca stronghold high in the Peruvian Andes in search of Professor Calculus, kidnapped by the locals. Many complications ensue.
$11.99

Seven Crystal Balls

AND71
Herge
Little Brown and Company
1975
62
0316358401
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The boy adventurer and Captain Haddock look into the mysterious deaths of seven explorers who have returned to England with an Inca mummy.
$11.99

20 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu

PRU133
Janey Levy
Gareth Stevens
2014
32
1482404559
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Heavily illustrated with color photos, maps and cutaway drawings, this introduction to Machu Picchu and the Incas is geared towards young readers.
$10.50

Llamas

BST243
Mary R. Dunn
Aa Balkema
2012
24
1429675888
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A fun introduction to llamas that teaches children ages 4 to 8 about the animal’s habitat and traits with simple prose and photographs.
$26.65

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas

PRU149
Jonathan Stokes
Philomel
2016
336
0399173773
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Addison Cooke’s uncle is a world-famous researcher who discovers the first clue that leads to Incan treasure. After his uncle is kidnapped, the 12-year-old Addison and his friends must decipher the ancient clues and embark on an exciting adventure throughout South America to outsmart the kidnappers and save the treasure.
$16.99

More Books

Tropical Nature

GPS13
Adrian Forsyth, Ken Miyata
Scribner
1984
248
0684187108
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
Two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists offer a lucid portrait of the tropics through 17 marvelous essays that introduce the habitats, ecology, plants and animals of the Central and South American rainforests.
$16.00

Running the Amazon

AMZ13
Joe Kane
Vintage Books
1990
278
067972902X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A best-selling account of a 4,000-mile expedition from the high Andes to the Atlantic by foot, raft and kayak -- an expedition only four of the ten participants finished.
$16.00

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.
$17.00

'Tambo, Life in an Andean Village

PRU38
Julia Meyerson
University of Texas Press
1990
297
0292780788
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A field journal, ethnographic in its detail, of an American artist's year among the Quechua peoples in the Peruvian Andes with her anthropologist husband.
$30.00

Peru in Focus

PRU11
Jane Holligan de Diaz-Limaco
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
95
1566562325
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide focuses on the history of Peru, its cultural heritage and current political, environmental and economic challenges. With maps, photographs and some travel information.
$12.95

The World as You Dream It, Shamanistic Teachings from the Amazon and Andes

AMZ46
John M. Perkins
Inner Traditions
1994
139
0892814594
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A personal account of sometimes hard-to-believe experiences with curanderos (or shamans) in the highlands and Amazon of Ecuador.
$14.95

History of the Conquest of Peru

AND24
William H. Prescott
Dover Publications
2002
816
184212594X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic 19th century history of the clash between two civilizations in the high Andes.
$17.95

The Discovery and Conquest of Peru

AND25
Pedro de Cieza de Leon
Duke
1999
501
0822321467
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A detailed account of the Spanish occupation of Peru, told by a seasoned Spanish chronicler who interviewed living witnesses years after the events involved. Perhaps the most thorough of the contemporary chronicles told from the point of view of the conquerors.
$31.95

Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent

AND26
Eduardo Galeano, Cedric Belfrage (Translator)
Monthly Review Press
1998
317
0853459916
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The most wrenchingly beautiful history of plunder and exploitation in Latin America ever written. President Obama has a copy, compliments of Hugo Chavez.
$22.00

The Monkey's Paw, New Chronicles from Peru

PRU24
Robin Kirk
University of Massachusetts Press
1997
215
1558491090
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A fascinating, multi-faceted portrait of the nation as shown through the travels and interviews of journalist Robin Kirk in Peru of the 1980s and 1990s.
$24.95

Footprint Peru Handbook

PRU27
Footprint Guides
Footprint Handbooks
2015
706
1910120316
FLEXI-BOUND
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A general overview of Peru and practical travel detail on where to go and what to do.
$25.99

Inca Trail: Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Map

PRU28
Lima 2000
Lima 2000
2009
2
9972654133
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
This fact-filled map shows the whole of the Sacred Valley, from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, on one side and, on the reverse, the area surrounding the sanctuary in splendid topographic detail (1:50,000).
$13.95

Footprint Cuzco & the Inca Heartland Handbook

PRU46
Ben Box, Stephen Frankham
Footprint Handbooks
2011
352
1907263365
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Comprehensive and up-to-date, this exceptional guide covers Cuzco and surroundings, including Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, Tambopata, Manu Park and Lima in detail.
$21.95

Explore the Inca Trail

AND33
Jacquetta Megarry, Roy Davies
Interlink Publishing Group
2011
64
1898481253
FLEXI-BOUND
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A brief, ingeniously designed guide to trekking in the Sacred Valley from Cusco to Machu Picchu with color photographs, a fold-out map of the route, site diagram of Machu Picchu and a camp-to-camp overview of the Inca trail.
$17.95

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

Machu Picchu, Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

AND35
Richard L. Burger (Editor), Lucy C. Salazar (Editor)
Yale University Press
2008
256
0300097638
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Burger and Salazar vividly evoke the art, architecture, culture and society of Machu Picchu in this illustrated, up-to-date survey. With Hiram Bingham's original report, archival and modern photographs and excellent chapters on recent archaeology at the site.
$30.00

Touching the Void

AND37
Joe Simpson
HarperCollins Publishers
2004
218
0060730552
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The harrowing tale of a climb gone badly wrong and Simpson's near miraculous survival in the Andes.
$15.99

Alive, The Story of the Andes Survivors

AND38
Piers Paul Read
Avon Books
2002
416
038000321X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The gripping tale of survival against all odds: a plane crashes in the Andes, all passengers presumed dead. Read tells the story of terrible hardship, bravery and horror with admirable restraint.
$7.99

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

PRU48
Mario Vargas Llosa
Picador USA
2007
384
0312427247
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The marvelous comic novel of scandal, soap opera and writing set in 1950's Lima.
$18.00

Cuzco & Peru South

AND46
ITMB
ITMB
2009
2
1553415655
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map shows roads, ruins and visitor sites in Cusco and the Sacred Valley at 1:110,000 with a map of Peru from north of Lima to Arequipa, Arica, La Paz and the Amazon on the reverse. It includes insets of Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Lima and the Inca Trail.
$12.95

History of the Inca Empire

AND47
Bernabe Cobo
University of Texas Press
1983
279
029273025X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A compact edition of the 17th-century account of the Incas, translated and edited by Roland Hamilton from Father Cobo's original manuscript.
$27.95

The Moche

PRU56
Garth Bawden
Blackwell Publishers
1999
375
0631218637
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, scholarly overview of the ancient Moche civilization of northern coastal Peru. These are the people, known for their architecture, ceramics and metallurgy, who built Sipan in the first centuries A.D.
$50.95

Ancient Cuzco, Heartland of the Inca

PRU57
Brian S. Bauer
University of Texas Press
2004
296
0292702795
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A scholarly overview of the Inca capital, its history and development, by the team leader of the Cuzco Valley Archaeological Project.
$35.00

Moon Handbook Peru

PRU58
Ross Wehner, Renee del Gaudio
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
550
1612386210
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A great resource for the independent traveler, this guidebook features a good introduction to land, history and culture, as well as practical detail on getting around, where to go, and where to stay.
$24.99

1491, New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

WLD61
Charles C. Mann
Alfred Knopf
2006
560
1400032059
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Mann portrays the successes and failures of the complex societies of the Mississippi River, central Mexico, the Andes and the Amazon in this thought-provoking speculative history of the Americas before the arrival of Europeans.
$17.00

The Ancient Kingdoms of Peru

PRU65
Nigel Davies
Penguin Putnam
1998
240
0140233814
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An anthropological history of the Moche, Nasca, Chimor and other Peruvian civilizations up to the Incas and the Spanish Conquest.
$17.00

Andean Archaeology

AND57
Helaine Silverman (Editor)
Blackwell Publishers
2004
342
0631234012
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
The standard textbook introducing ancient Andean society.
$60.95

An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru

AND62
Titu Cusi Yupanqui
University Press of Colorado
2005
166
087081821X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The Inca Diego de Castro Titu Cusi Yupanqui's account of the cataclysmic events that took place in the Andes in the 16th century, as told to a Spanish missionary in 1570 and translated by Ralph Bauer, who provides the introduction and annotations.
$21.95

History of the Inca Realm

AND63
Maria Rostworowski De Diez Canseco
Cambridge University Press
1998
269
0521637597
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
This scholarly history boasts the most thorough treatment of the pre-Hispanic Incas available in English.
$35.99

The Exotic Kitchens of Peru

PRU69
Copeland Marks
National Book Network
2001
230
0871319578
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A carefully researched cookbook of traditional Peruvian cuisine, with practical advice on how to adapt recipes for the American kitchen.
$16.95

The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta

AND65
Mario Vargas Llosa
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1998
320
0374525552
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An astute psychological portrait of a modern revolutionary and a searching account of an old friend's struggle to understand him. First published in English in 1986, the novel probes the long and checkered history of radical politics in Latin America.
$30.00

Peru, Birds of the Forest

PRU72
Rainforest Publications
Rainforest Publications
2005
1888538775
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, double-sided laminated card depicting 100 commonly encountered parrots, motmots, hummingbirds and other forest birds of Peru. We also carry Peru Mammals Guide plastic card. (Item PRU73)
$8.50

Peru Mammals

PRU73
Rainforest Publications
Rainforest Publications
2005
1888538740
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, double-sided laminated card depicting over 60 commonly encountered mammals of Peru. Beautiful and accurate full-color illustrations.
$8.50

Fodor's Peru

PRU74
Fodor's
2015
480
1101878010
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Now in full-color, this up-to-date guide includes excellent recommendations on visiting Cuzco and Machu Picchu.
$24.99

Rough Guide Peru

PRU78
Dilwyn Jenkins
Rough Guides
2015
552
0241181682
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide in the excellent British series includes an excellent historical and cultural overview.
$24.99

Peruvian Traditions

PRU79
Ricardo Palma
Oxford University Press
2004
263
0195159098
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Palma (1833-1919) sketches the history, traditions and culture of the Incas and colonial Peru in this collection of legends and tales.
$24.99

The Bad Girl

PRU81
Mario Vargas Llosa, Edith Grossman (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
288
031242776X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Ricardo Somocurcio is in love with a bad girl. He loves her as a teenager in Lima in 1950, and next in Paris, where she appears as the enchanting Comrade Arlette. In Llosa's beguiling new novel, the strange bedfellows of good and bad turn out not to be what they appear.
$17.00

Peru, Birds of the Wetlands, Beaches and Oceans

PRU82
Rainforest Publications
Rainforest Publications
2005
2
1888538767
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, double-sided laminated card depicting commonly encountered boobies, kingfishers, herons and other wetland birds of Peru.
$7.25

Conversation in the Cathedral

PRU84
Mario Vargas Llosa
HarperCollins
2005
601
0060732806
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A tale of power, corruption and identify set in 1950s Peru under the dictatorship of Manuel A. Odria.
$15.99

National Geographic Peru

PRU90
Rob Rachowiecki
National Geographic
2014
320
142621362X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide featuring National Geographic's usual attention to maps and color photography.
$25.95

Eyewitness Guide Peru

PRU92
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2016
348
1465441115
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Another gem in the Eyewitness series, this superb guide is handsome, convenient and up-to-date; it's the guide to carry. Featuring color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
$25.00

City of Silver, A Mystery

BOL27
Annamaria Alfieri
Felony & Mayhem
2011
317
1934609730
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mother Maria Santa Hilda, Abess of the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos Milagros in Potosi, is at the center of this satisfying, suspenseful tale, richly set in the 17th-century Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. The source of Spanish silver, Potosi was once the largest and wealthiest city in the Americas.
$14.95

Inca, Secrets of Lost Empires

PRU103
Nova
Nova
2006
1593755538
DVD
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
For this 60-minute documentary, originally appearing on PBS, anthropologists and historians work with the modern Quechua people in the Andes in this recreation of how the Inca may have built such magnificent monuments 500 years ago.
$19.95

Cradle of Gold, The Story of Hiram Bingham

PRU106
Chris Heaney
St. Martins
2011
272
0230112048
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Chris Heaney turns his research in Peru and in the archives into a moving tale of discovery, focusing not just on the charismatic explorer and politician (he was a Connecticut Senator) but also on the controversy surrounding the artifacts Bingham shipped (some say smuggled) home to the Peabody Museum.
$22.00

The Birthday Boys

ANT07
Beryl Bainbridge
Carroll & Graff
1994
189
0786702079
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
Bainbridge offers an intriguing new perspective on the most famous tale of Antarctic exploration. A gutsy novelist, she writes imaginative chapters from the point of view of five members of Captain Robert Scott's last expedition: Evans, Wilson, Scott, Bow
$10.95