The Power of Huacas: Change and Resistance in the Andean World of Colonial Peru by Claudia Brosseder [PDF]

The Power of Huacas: Change and Resistance in the Andean World of Colonial Peru by Claudia Brosseder [PDF]

Publisher: University of Texas Press (July 1, 2014) The role of the religious specialist in Andean cultures of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries was a complicated one, balanced between local traditions and the culture of the Spanish. In The Power of Huacas, Claudia Brosseder reconstructs the dynamic interaction between religious specialists and the colonial […]

Touch the Red Button by Alex A. Lluch [PDF]

Touch the Red Button by Alex A. Lluch [PDF]

Publisher: WS Publishing Group (July 22, 2014) Every child is curious to know what happens when they touch a red button. This book celebrates the art of discovery and imagination. Instead of don t touch or stay still, children are encouraged to be brave and explore the possibilities of a button. Editorial Reviews About the […]

Aftershock. by Joe Lane [PDF]

Aftershock. by Joe Lane [PDF]

Publisher: Bancroft Press; First edition (July 4, 2014) Thriller/Adventure/Public Affairs Major Penelope Baldwin, accomplished pilot and tactician, could have expected a bright future and stable military career until a dubious flight mission over Al A Zamiyah, Iraq results in the loss of her left leg, and any opportunity for motherhood. As Penelope struggles in recovery, […]

Victoria Sambunaris: Taxonomy of a Landscape by Natasha Egan [PDF]

Victoria Sambunaris: Taxonomy of a Landscape by Natasha Egan [PDF]

Publisher: Radius Books; Pck Har/Pa edition (July 31, 2014) For more than a decade, Victoria Sambunaris (born 1964) has crossed the United States with her five-by-seven wooden field camera and sheets of color negative film. Traveling seemingly every road nationwide, Sambunaris has described herself as having “an unrelenting curiosity to understand the American landscape and […]

Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Numbers: Explorations in Text and Meaning by Rabbi Francis Nataf [PDF]

Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Numbers: Explorations in Text and Meaning by Rabbi Francis Nataf [PDF]

Publisher: Urim Publications (July 1, 2014) Continuing Rabbi Francis Nataf s innovative analysis of the Bible s five books, this volume focuses on some of the text s most perplexing stories in the Book of Numbers. It weaves them into discussions about the individual and the community, religious leadership and its abuse, and about communication […]