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We are an independent book publishing company based in Arlington, Virginia.


We publish most of our books in hardcover, paperback and electronic formats, taking advantage of electronic technologies for distribution, which allow us to make our digital and print books available worldwide.


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Note: Amakella Publishing has suspended the publication of new titles until further notice.

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Our editorial line favors works of creative nonfiction. One of our goals is to convert the findings of social science research into narratives of creative nonfiction, making them more readable and accessible by a general audience.


Our current series are Social Development, Environmental Conservation, and Sports. We strive to produce books that are helpful and concise.


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Featured Authors

Glend Seitz

Glend Seitz is a Peruvian anthropologist with extensive experience working with indigenous peoples. He holds a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology and a master’s degree in Amazonian studies from the University of San Marcos, Peru. He started studying the way of life of the Awajun two decades ago, when he became fascinated by both their ancestral traditions and their rapid cultural change. He currently lives in the city of Chachapoyas, Peru, working for a nonprofit organization on environmental conservation and sustainable development initiatives.

Glend’s Book

Rodolfo Tello

Rodolfo Tello is a cultural anthropologist and author whose work seeks to improve the lives of vulnerable populations in developing countries. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a PhD from American University. He has written several books on social sciences, international development, and environmental conservation. He is currently based in Washington, DC.


For additional information, please visit: www.rodolfotello.com

Rodolfo’s Book

Luciano Bornholdt

Luciano Bornholdt is a social anthropologist from Brazil with a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester. He conducted fieldwork research with indigenous groups from the Amazon region and other parts of Latin America, gauchos and ranchers, and people displaced from their homes by infrastructure projects, among others. Luciano built a career in international development, working as a social development specialist for multilateral development organizations, before retiring from that line of work and embarking on a long term tour around the world.

Luciano’s Book