Summary: Where the Andes Meet the Amazon" is a lavishly-illustrated, coffee-table style book that portrays some of the biological, ethnographic, and historical diversity of one of the largest protected rainforest areas in the world: the fabulously rich wilderness areas of Bahuaja-Sonene and Madidi National Parks. This handsome, 336-page book is illustrated with 336 color photographs from the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Jordi Blassi 2001
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 980 MAC
Summary: "Kim MacQuarrie tells great stories of South America's history, from Butch Cassidy to Che Guevara to cocaine king Pablo Escobar to the last survivor of an Indian tribe, all of these stories set in the Andes Mountains"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980 MAC
Summary: In 1532, the fifty-four year old Spanish conquistador, Francisco Pizarro, led a force of 167 men, including his four brothers, to the shores of Peru. Unbeknownst to the Spaniards, the Inca rulers of Peru had just fought a bloody civil war in which the emperor Atahualpa had defeated his brother Huascar. Pizarro and his men soon clashed with Atahualpa and a huge force of Inca warriors at the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007