Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile
Marcelo D. Beccaceci
An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English.
Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica
Martin D. la Pena & Maurice Rumboll
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
Los Glaciares National Park, Flora & Fauna
Diego Punta Fernandez
A high quality, laminated fold-out card featuring common plants and animals in Los Glaciares National Park.
Argentina Adventure Map
This double-sided map (1:2,000,000) highlights parks and preserves.
Argentina South & Tierra del Fuego
A traveler's map of southern Argentina at a scale of 1:220,000 and Tierra del Fuego at a scale of 1:750,000. Includes an inset of Ushuaia.
Buenos Aires Map
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map
This handy map shows all Patagonia on one side (1:2,000,000), with a more detailed map of Tierra del Fuego (1:750,000) on the reverse.
Northern Argentina, Buenos Aires Map
This handy map includes both a detailed street plan of Buenos Aires and northern Argentina and Chile from Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Santiago north to Antofogasta, Jujuy, Salta and Iguazu at a scale of 1:2,200,000.
Insight Guide Argentina
This profusely illustrated guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on natural history, politics and culture. With hundreds of photos and excellent maps.
Culture Smart! Argentina
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
Lonely Planet Buenos Aires
The best of Buenos Aires is included in this practical guide, along with a pullout map and insider recommendations on shopping, eating, sleeping and day trips.
Trekking in the Patagonian Andes
With trail maps and route descriptions of walks and treks throughout Patagonia, including Torres del Paine and Glacier National Park.
Moon Handbook Patagonia
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Patagonia.
This compact, practical guide in the popular British series includes an overview of the history, nature and culture of the region.
Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness
Matthiessen recounts with wit, insight and style his odyssey to the Amazon and Andes, including Machu Picchu and Tierra del Fuego.
HISTORY & CULTURE
Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion
These choice stories introduce the landscapes and culture of Argentina, from the Andes to the Pampas, through the eyes of its writers.
The Vineyard at the End of the World
Mount traces how the humble Malbec grape, ignored in its native France, helped transform Argentina into one of the world's premier winemaking destinations in this tale of the making of wine, personalities, grapes and travel.
Vino Argentino, An Insider's Guide to the Wines and Wine Country of Argentina
This detailed, lushly illustrated guidebook to Argentina's wine region includes recipes, travel information, historical anecdotes, photographs, conversations with winemakers and a useful wine glossary.
Buenos Aires, A Cultural History
An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions.
Buenos Aires, The Biography of a City
In his colorful biography of the second-largest city in South America, American art critic James Gardner covers Buenos Aires' unique culture, a universe all its own, with history and entertaining asides.
Estancias: The Great Houses and Ranches of Argentina
Maria Saenz Quesada & Xavier Verstraeten
Two dozen magnificent country estates are detailed in this sumptuously illustrated volume, featuring 200 color photographs and a cultural and social history by Maria Saenz Quesada.
Esteros del Ibera, The Great Wetlands of Argentina
Douglas Tompkins & Juan Ram Colodrero
A beautiful portrayal of the preeminent wildlife habitat in Argentina. Colodrero's life-affirming photographs move from close-ups of dragonflies, butterflies and colorful birds to portraits of gauchos and sweeping views over freshwater marshland.
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
Tango, The Art History of Love
Robert Farris Thompson
A probing cultural history of the tango, its working class origins in 19th-century Buenos Aires and Afro-Argentine roots.
The Great Inka Road, Engineering an Empire
Ramiro Matos & Jose Barreiro
An astute collection of essays on the "Qhapaq Nan" (the Great Inca Road), its engineering, practical purposes and the great Inca civilization that built it. Includes more than 225 full-color illustrations.
The History of Argentina
Daniel K. Lewis
This brief, scholarly history of Argentina from pre-Columbian times to 2001 focuses closely on the events of the last three decades of the 20th century, including the legacy of Juan and Eva Peron.
Evita, The Real Life of Eva Peron
Separating fact from myth, Fraser traces Evita's life from her humble origins to her place as a revered cult figure, also exploring Peronism and Argentine politics of the 1930s and 1940s.
A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There's no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin.
John Lynch shines new light on San Martin and on the story of Spanish America's revolutionary wars in this penetrating biography of the great leader, including a marvelous account of San Martin's trek from Mendioza across the Andes to liberate Chile.
The Uttermost Part of the Earth
This beloved memoir of Harberton estancia and early settlers, explorers and ways of the Yagan and Ona peoples who once populated the wild shores of Tierra del Fuego is a favorite, back in print with an introduction by Natalie Goodall.