The William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western Hemisphere

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  1. Ritual Violence in the Ancient Andes
    Traditions of sacrifice exist in almost every human culture and often embody a society's most meaningful religious and symbolic acts. Ritual violence was particularly varied and enduring in the prehistoric South American Andes,... Learn More
    Published: 26th July 2016
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  2. The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force
    How do you write a history of a group that has been written out of history? In The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force, world-famous archaeologist La Stef and the clandestine Con Sapos Archaeological Collective... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2016
    Hardback | £34.00
  3. Sacrifice, Violence, and Ideology Among the Moche
    In a special precinct dedicated to ritual sacrifice at Huaca de la Luna on the north coast of Peru, about seventy-five men were killed and dismembered, their remains and body parts then carefully rearranged and left on the ground... Learn More
    Published: 3rd May 2016
    Hardback | £65.00
  4. Nothing Fancy
    Diana Kennedy is the world's preeminent authority on authentic Mexican cooking and one of its best-known food writers. Renowned for her uncompromising insistence on using the correct local ingredients and preparation techniques,... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2016
    Hardback | £24.99
  5. Yutopian
    Around 400 BCE, inhabitants of the Southern Andes took up a sedentary lifestyle that included the practice of agriculture. Settlements were generally solitary or clustered structures with walled agricultural fields and animal... Learn More
    Published: 18th November 2015
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America
    The product of Jacqueline Barnitz’s more than forty years of studying and teaching, Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America surveys the major currents in and artists of Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America (including... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2015
    Paperback | £47.00
  7. The Inka Empire
    Massive yet elegantly executed masonry architecture and andenes (agricultural terraces) set against majestic and seemingly boundless Andean landscapes, roads built in defiance of rugged terrains, and fine textiles with orderly... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2015
    Hardback | £65.00
  8. Discovering the Olmecs
    The Olmecs are renowned for their massive carved stone heads and other sculptures, the first stone monuments produced in Mesoamerica. Seven decades of archaeological research have given us many insights into the lifeways of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2014
    Hardback | £47.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  9. Yucatán
    Winner, James Beard Foundation Best Cookbook of the Year Award, 2015James Beard Foundation Best International Cookbook Award, 2015The Art of Eating Prize for Best Food Book of the Year, 2015The Yucatán Peninsula is home to one... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2014
    Hardback | £52.00
  10. Curating at the Edge
    Located less than a mile from Juárez, the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for Visual Arts at the University of Texas at El Paso is a non-collecting institution that serves the Paso del Norte region. In Curating at the Edge, Kate... Learn More
    Published: 6th January 2014
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. My Mexico
    By universal acclaim, Diana Kennedy is the world’s authority on the authentic cuisines of Mexico. For decades, she has traveled the length and breadth of the country, seeking out the home cooks, local ingredients, and traditional... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
  12. Color
    Capturing the world in color was one of photography’s greatest aspirations from the very beginnings of the medium. When color photography became a reality with the introduction of the Autochrome in 1907, prominent photographers... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
  13. The Spectacle of the Late Maya Court
    Located within the deep tropical rainforest of Chiapas, Mexico, the Maya site of Bonampak is home to the most complete and magnificent mural program of the ancient Americas. In three rooms, a pageant of rulership opens up, scene... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
  14. A Journey Around Our America
    Immigration and the growing Latino population of the United States have become such contentious issues that it can be hard to have a civil conversation about how Latinoization is changing the face of America. So in the summer... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2012
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. The Worlds of the Moche on the North Coast of Peru
    The Moche, or Mochica, created an extraordinary civilization on the north coast of Peru for most of the first millennium AD. Although they had no written language with which to record their history and beliefs, the Moche built... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2012
    Hardback | £52.00
  16. From the Mines to the Streets
    From the Mines to the Streets draws on the life of Félix Muruchi to depict the greater forces at play in Bolivia and elsewhere in South America during the last half of the twentieth century. It traces Félix from his... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2012
    Paperback | £20.99
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