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The Peru reader : history, culture, politics

Author: Orin Starn; Carlos Iván Degregori; Robin Kirk
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
Series: Latin America readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2a edView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Orin Starn; Carlos Iván Degregori; Robin Kirk
ISBN: 0822336499 9780822336495
OCLC Number: 318404727
Description: ix, 582 p. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Note On Style xiIntroduction 1Part I: The Ancient Civilizations 13The Chavin Cult / Brian Fagan 17Nazca Pottery / Javier Sologuren 28The Huarochiri Manuscript / Anonymous 30Moon, Sun, Witches / Irene Silverblatt 36The Origins of the Incas / Garcilaso de la Vega 50Cloth, Textile, and the Inca Empire / John Murra 56Taxation and the Incas / Pedro de Cieza de Leon 71Officials and Messengers, Guaman Poma de Ayala 76The Search for Machu Picchu / Hiram Bingham 82Part II: Conquest and Colonial Rule 93Atahualpa and Pizarro / John Hemming 97In Defense of the Indians / Bartolome de las Casas 119Our House / Marco Martos 123The Tragedy of Success / Steve J. Stern 124Diary of Colonial Lima / Josephe de Mugaburu y Honton 149Friar Martin's Mice / Ricardo Palma 154The Rebellion of Tupac Amaru / Alberto Flores Galindo 159"All Must Die!" / Jose Antonio de Areche 169Part III: Republican Peru 175The Battle of Ayacucho / Antonio Cisneros 179Comas and the War of the Pacific / Florencia E. Mallon 181Priests, Indians, Soldiers, and Heroes / Manuel Gonzalez Prada 199Women of Lima / Flora Tristan 207Amazonian Indians and the Rubber Boom / Manuel Cordova 215Pat IV: The Advent of Modern Politics 227Tempest in the Andex / Luis Valcarcel 231Water! / Juan Pevez 235Reflections / Jose Carlos Mariategui 240Human Poems / Cesar Vallejo 246The APRA / Victor Raul Haya de la Torre 253The Massacre of Chan Chan / Carleton Beals 258Lost to Sight / Cesar Moro 266Part V: The Breakup of the Old Order 269The Pongo's Dream / Jose Maria Arguedas 273"The Master Will No Longer Feed Off Your Poverty" / Juan Velasco 279The 24th of June / Gabriel Aragon 285Villa El Salvador / Cecilia Blondet 287Recipe for a House / Mercedes Torribio 293Featherless Vultures / Julio Ramon Ribreyo 296Peru's African Rhythms / Nicomedes Santa Cruz 305A Guerrilla's Word / Javier Heraud 307Liberation Theology / Gustavo Gutierrez 309A World for Julius / Alfredo Bryce Echenique 313Part IV: The Shining Path 319"A Frightening Thirst for Vengeance" / Osman Morote 323We Are the Initiators / Abimael Guzman 325The Quota / Gustavo Gorriti 331Memories of a Cadre / Nicario 343Oath of Loyalty / Anonymous 351Part VII: Manchay Tiempo 353Vietnam in the Andex / Pancho 357Death Threat / Anonymous 364Women and Terror / Raquel Martin de Mejia 366Chaqwa / Robin Kirk 370Huamanguino / Ranulfo Fuentes 384"There Have Been Threats" / Maria Elena Moyano 387Peasants at War / Ponciano del Pino 393Time of Reckoning / Salomon Lerner 401Part VIII: The Cocaine Economy 407The Hold Life has / Catherine J. Allen 411My Little Coca, Let Me Chew You! / Anonymous 424The Cocaine Economy / Jo Ann Dawell 425Drugs, Soldiers, and Guerrillas / Chaname 438Part IX: The Struggle for Survival 441Soup of the Day / Family Kitchen No. 79 445Nightwatch / Orin Starn 447"A Momentous Decision" / Alberto Fujimori 460Choleric Outbreak / Caretas 468Bribing a Congressman / Alberto Kouri and Vladimiro Montesinos 474Simply Pascuala / Jose Maria Salcedo 477Part X: Culture(s) Redefined 481Chayraq! / Carlos Ivan Degregori 485The Choncholi Chewing Gum Rap / Nosquien y los Nosecuantos 489Sarita Colonia Comes Flying / Eduardo Gonzalez Viana 491is Peru Turning Protestant? / Luis Minaya 496Interview with a Gay activist / Enrique Bossio 502Adrenaline Nights / Carmen Olle 507Reencounter / Giovanna Pollarolo 509I Am the Bad Girl of the Story / Maria Emilia Cornejo 511Conversation in the Cathedral / Mario Vargas Lllosa 512The Slave / Jaime Bayly 528Aguaruna Adventures / Anonymous 553Self-Images / Workshop for Social Photography 562Suggestions for Further Readings 567Acknowledgments 571Acknowledgment of Copyrights 573Index 577
Series Title: Latin America readers.
Responsibility: edited by Orin Starn, Carlos Iván Degregori, and Robin Kirk.
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