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The Andean world

Author: Linda J Seligmann
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. ©2019
Series: Routledge worlds.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive reference offers an authoritative overview of Andean lifeways. It provides valuable historical context, and demonstrates the relevance of learning about the Andes in light of contemporary events and debates. The volume covers the ecology and pre-Columbian history of the region, and addresses key themes such as cosmology, aesthetics, gender and household relations, modes of economic production,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Andean world.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
(DLC) 2018006803
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda J Seligmann
ISBN: 1315621711 9781315621715 9781317220770 1317220773 9781317220787 1317220781
OCLC Number: 1025364137
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 691 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Strategically relevant Andean environments --
The domesticated landscapes of the Andes --
Water and power in the Peruvian Andes --
Radical changes in the development of Andean civilization --
Prehispanic social organization, integration, and hierarchy --
Life and death in the Central Andes: human biology, violence, and burial patterns in ancient Peru --
The Andean circulatory cosmos --
Northern Andean cosmology and Otavaland hip hop --
The Andean material world --
The conquest of the Andes from Andean perspectives --
Violence, resistance, and intercultural adaptations --
Viracocha vs. God: Andean thought and cultural change in colonial Bolivia --
Making and unmaking the Andean food pyramid: agronomy, animal science, and ideology --
Drinking together: continuity and change in Andean world --
Kinship, households, and sociality --
Production, trade, reciprocity and markets --
Andean gods and Catholic saints: Indigenous and Catholic intercultural encounters --
Evangelicalism in the rural Andes --
Nation-making and nationalism --
Ordinary states: fantasy, fear, and displacement in twentieth-century Peruvian state formation --
Agrarian reform and "development" --
Revolutions and violence --
Extreme violence in museums of memory: the place of memory in Peru --
"Indian" identity and indigenous revitalization movements --
The multicultural turn, the new Latin American constitutionalism, and black social movements in Andean sub-region --
Gender and sexuality in the Andes --
Labeling and linguistic discrimination --
Patron saint festivals and dance in Peru: histories told from within --
Andean musical expressions: ethnographic notes on materialities, ontologies and alterities --
Envisaging Andean indigeneity through photographic and audiovisual technologies --
Art for a modern Peru: the poetics and polemics of Indigenismo --
Three axes of variability in Quechus: regional diversification, contact with other indigenous languages, and social enregisterment --
Document, law, and the state in the Andes --
Education, power, and distinctions --
Hip hop and guinea pigs: contextualizing the urban Andes --
Plurinationality, indigeneity, neoliberalism, and social movement --
Citizenship and rights --
Transnational circuits: migration, money, and might in Peru's Andean communities --
The political and cultural economies of tourism in the Andes --
Growing coca leaf in the midst of the war against cocaine --
Water rights, extractive resources, and petroleum politics --
Reflections and projections: Andean worlds.
Series Title: Routledge worlds.
Responsibility: edited by Linda J. Seligmann and Kathleen S. Fine-Dare.

Abstract:

This comprehensive reference offers an authoritative overview of Andean lifeways. It provides valuable historical context, and demonstrates the relevance of learning about the Andes in light of contemporary events and debates. The volume covers the ecology and pre-Columbian history of the region, and addresses key themes such as cosmology, aesthetics, gender and household relations, modes of economic production, exchange, and consumption, postcolonial legacies, identities, political organization and movements, and transnational interconnections. With over 40 essays by expert contributors that highlight the breadth and depth of Andean worlds, this is an essential resource for students and scholars alike.

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