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'Tambo : life in an Andean village

Author: Julia Meyerson
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: Perhaps the best way to sharpen one's power's of observation is to be a stranger in a strange land. Julia Meyerson was one such stranger during a year in the village of 'Tambo, Peru, where her husband was conducting anthropological fieldwork. Though sometimes overwhelmed by the differences between Quechua and North American culture, she still sought eagerly to understand the lifeways of 'Tambo  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tambo
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Meyerson, Julia, 1953-
'Tambo.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1990
(OCoLC)557060887
Online version:
Meyerson, Julia, 1953-
'Tambo.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1990
(OCoLC)609462829
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Meyerson
ISBN: 029278077X 9780292780774 0292780788 9780292780781
OCLC Number: 19921297
Description: xv, 265 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The beginning --
Natividad --
Corn planting --
San Miguel and the anniversary of the district --
Todos Santos --
Corn planting --
My birthday --
San Andres, barley planting --
Virgen Concebidayoq --
Interlude: Return to 'Tambo --
Cleaning the wheat field --
Carnaval --
Puna yapuy --
Teresa comes to Cusco --
Easter --
Harvesting early potatoes --
Cruz Velakuy --
Potato and barley harvests --
Corn harvest --
Weaving --
San Juan, threshing --
San Pedro, weaving --
Gary's birthday, the Fiestas Patrias, Hugo's house --
Mamacha Asunta --
The brewery --
Sonqo --
Natividad again --
Epilogue: 1988 --
Glossary.
Responsibility: by Julia Meyerson.
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Presents the daily life of Tambo - the cycles of planting and harvest, the round of religious and cultural festivals, the author's beginnings of friendship and understanding with the Tambinos. This  Read more...

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