LACS Office Library

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies office (Thomson 419) has a variety of books and journals on topics relating to the region. This collection was generously donated by Adam Price and Emily Willard. LACS would like to thank them for their valuable contribution to our program. Below is a list of titles available for check out:


Andrews, George Reid, “Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000”

Ascher, Marcia and Robert, “Code of the Quipu: A Study in Media, Mathematics, and Culture”

Bittman, Bente, “Cultura AtacameƱa”

Bushnell, G.H.S., “Peru: Ancient People and Places”

Cardoso, Fernando Henrique and Faletto, Enzo, “Dependency and Development in Latin America”

Chara Zereceda, Oscar, “Machupicchu: An Inca University”

Closs, Michael, “Native American Mathematics”

La Cuerda, “Miradas feministas de la realidad,” Issues 185, 187, 190

D’Harcourt, Raoul, “Textiles of Ancient Peru and their Techniques”

Hammel, E.A., “Power in Ica: The Structural History of a Peruvian Community”

Helm, MacKinley, “Modern Mexican Painters: Rivera, Orozco, Siqueiros, and Other Artists of the Social Realist School”

Katz, Friedrich, “The Ancient American Civilizations”

Kazami, Takehide, “The Andes: Mountain Empire of the Incas”

Kendall, Ann, “Everyday Life of the Incas”

Lanning, Edward, “Peru Before the Incas”

Nuckolls, Janis, “Sounds Like Life: Sound-Symbolic Grammar, Performance, amd Cognition in Pastaza Quechua”

Quilter, Jeffrey, “Narrative Threads: Accounting and Recounting in Andean Khipu”

Salomon, Frank, “The Huarochiri Manuscript: A Testament of Ancient and Colonial Andean Religion”

Sawyer, Mark Q., “Racial Politics in Post-Revolutionary Cuba”

Sen, Gita, and Grown, Karen, “Development, Crises, and Alternative Visions: Third World Women’s Perspectives”

Smith, Cameron, “The Other Cuzco: A Visitor’s Guide & Reference Manual for Perception and Survival”

Stein, William, “Hualcan: Life in the Highlands of Peru”

Stoll, David, “Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans”

Tator, Carol, and Henry, Frances, “Racial Profiling in Canada: Challenging the Myth of ‘A Few Bad Apples'”

Telles, Edward E., “Race in Another America: The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil”

Urton, Gary, “The Social Life of Numbers: A Quechua Ontology of Numbers and Philosophy of Arithmetic”

Urton, Gary, “Signs of the Inka Khipu: Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted-String Records”


Stop by our office to check out these and more!