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Cuzco, Peru: City of the Incas, City of the Spanish

Located in the Peruvian Andes, Cuzco developed, under the Inca ruler Pachacutec, into a complex urban center with distinct religious and administrative functions. It was surrounded by clearly delineated areas for agricultural, artisan and industrial production. When the Spaniards conquered it in the 16th century, they maintained its structure but built Baroque churches and palaces over the ruins of the Indian city.
Online
2017; 1995
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Libertador =: The Liberator

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Bookended by a foiled attempt on Simon Bolivar's life in Bogota in 1828, the film charts the story of the revolutionary leader's impassioned fight for independence from Spain and creation of a united South American nation, the great stories of love and loss in his life, the political intrigue and drama following his ascension to power and his mysterious death.
DVD
2015; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Pu-- y la Ballena: The Whore and the Whale

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A writer going though an emotional crisis decides to research the work of an Argentinean photographer. Uncovering a passionate love story between her subject and a prostitute, she unearths hidden feelings of her own. She travel to the Argentine Patagonia in her quest for answers.
DVD
2008; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Patagonia Rebelde

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Film based on actual historical events involving the brutal military suppression of a series of strikes by rural workers in the southernmost province of Argentina in the early 1920's.
DVD
2006; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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BBC Atlas of the Natural World: Western Hemisphere and Antarctica

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Land of the eagle is the story of how North America was discovered is told through the eyes of the Native Americans and the European newcomers. A magnificent ensemble of paintings, photographs, wildlife films, and Native Americans voicing the words of their ancestors. In Spirits of the jaguar amid volcanoes, jungles, deserts, and reefs, we enter the legendarykingdoms of the Mayas and Aztecs where each creature, from monkey to snake, turtle to flamingo, is ruled by the all-powerful spirit of the jaguar.; Wild South America explores the rich and unique wildlife that inhabits the diverse landscapes of the vast South American continent. Using new camera techniques, including infrared night vision cameras, rarely seen animals are revealed. Life in the freezer explores the Earth's coldest [...]
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Early Global Commodities [electronic resource]

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Explains that global trade was established by China's demand for silver and Spain's newly discovered mines in the America and that common currencies before that time were silver, gold, copper and shells. Candice Goucher talks about the reasons behind the continued use of regional currencies such as shells and beads even after the global spread of metals.
Online
2004