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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
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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  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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