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The Peru Reader : History, Culture, Politics.

Author: Orin Starn; Carlos Iván Degregori; Carlos Iván Kirk
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series: Latin America Readers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An interdisciplinary anthology of work from and about Peru, including nonfiction, poetry, journalism, history, and cultural analysis, that includes many primary resources never before published in English.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Starn, Orin.
Peru Reader : History, Culture, Politics.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Orin Starn; Carlos Iván Degregori; Carlos Iván Kirk
ISBN: 9780822387503 0822387506
OCLC Number: 1027516586
Description: 1 online resource (598 pages).
Contents: A Note on Style --
Introduction --
Part I: The Ancient Civilizations --
The Chavín Cult --
Nazca Pottery --
The Huarochirí Manuscript --
Moon, Sun, Witches --
The Origins of the Incas --
Cloth, Textile, and the Inca Empire --
Taxation and the Incas --
Officials and Messengers --
The Search for Machu Picchu --
Part II: Conquest and Colonial Rule --
Atahualpa and Pizarro --
In Defense of the Indians --
Our House --
The Tragedy of Success --
Diary of Colonial Lima --
Friar Martín's Mice --
The Rebellion of Túpac Amaru --
''All Must Die!'' --
Part III: The Republican Peru. ''A Momentous Decision, '' --
Choleric Outbreak --
Bribing a Congressman --
Simply Pascuala --
Part X: Culture(s) Redefined --
Chayraq! --
The Choncholí Chewing Gum Rap --
Sarita Colonia Comes Flying --
Is Peru Turning Protestant? --
Interview with a Gay Activist --
Adrenaline Nights --
Reencounter --
I Am the Bad Girl of the Story --
Conversation in the Cathedral --
The Slave --
Aguaruna Adventures --
Self-Images --
Suggestions for Further Reading --
Acknowledgments --
Acknowledgment of Copyrights --
Index. A World for Julius --
Part VI: The Shining Path --
''A Frightening Thirst for Vengeance, '' --
We Are the Initiators --
The Quota --
Memories of a Cadre --
Oath of Loyalty --
Part VII: Manchay Tiempo --
Vietnam in the Andes --
Death Threat --
Women and Terror --
Chaqwa --
Huamanguino --
''There Have Been Threats, '' --
Peasants at War --
Time of Reckoning --
Part VIII: The Cocaine Economy --
The Hold Life Has --
My Little Coca, Let Me Chew You! --
The Cocaine Economy --
Drugs, Soldiers, and Guerrillas --
Part IX: The Struglle for Survival --
Soup of the Day --
Nightwatch. The Battle of Ayacucho --
Comas and theWar of the Pacific --
Priests, Indians, Soldiers, and Heroes --
Women of Lima --
Amazonian Indians and the Rubber Boom --
Part IV: The Advent of Modern Politics --
Tempest in the Andes --
Water! --
Reflections --
Human Poems --
The APRA --
The Massacre of Chan Chan --
Lost to Sight --
Part V: The Breakup of the Old Order --
The Pongo's Dream --
''The Master Will No Longer Feed Off Your Poverty," --
The 24th of June --
Villa El Salvador --
Recipe for a House --
Featherless Vultures --
Peru's African Rhythms --
A Guerrilla's Word --
Liberation Theology.
Series Title: Latin America Readers.

Abstract:

An interdisciplinary anthology of work from and about Peru, including nonfiction, poetry, journalism, history, and cultural analysis, that includes many primary resources never before published in English.

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