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The Andean World

Edited by: Linda J. Seligmann , Kathleen S. Fine-Dare

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138656833
eBook ISBN: 9781315621715
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315621715
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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, 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.

Table of contents

Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Strategically relevant Andean environments Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The domesticated landscapes of the Andes Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Water and power in the Peruvian Andes Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Radical changes in the development of Andean civilization Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Prehispanic social organization, integration, and hierarchy Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Life and death in the Central Andes Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Andean circulatory cosmos Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Northern Andean cosmology and Otavalan hip hop Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Andean material world Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The conquest of the Andes from Andean perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Violence, resistance, and intercultural adaptations Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Viracocha vs. God Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Making and unmaking the Andean food pyramid Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Drinking together Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Kinship, households, and sociality Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Production, trade, reciprocity, and markets Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Andean gods and Catholic saints Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Evangelicalism in the rural Andes Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Nation-making and nationalism Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ordinary states Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Agrarian reform and “development” Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Revolutions and violence Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Extreme violence in museums of memory Download PDF
Chapter  24:  “Indian” identity and indigenous revitalization movements Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The multicultural turn, the new Latin American constitutionalism, and black social movements in the Andean sub-region Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Gender and sexuality in the Andes Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Labeling and linguistic discrimination Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Patron saint festivals and dance in Peru Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Andean musical expressions Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Envisaging Andean indigeneity through photographic and audiovisual technologies Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Art for a modern peru Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Three axes of variability in Quechua Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Documents, law, and the state in the Andes Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Education, power, and distinctions Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Hip hop and guinea pigs Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Plurinationality, indigeneity, neoliberalism, and social movements Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Citizenship and rights Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Transnational circuits Download PDF
Chapter  39:  The political and cultural economies of tourism in the Andes Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Archaeology, looting, and cultural heritage in the Andes Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Growing coca leaf in the midst of the war against cocaine Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Water rights, extractive resources, and petroleum politics Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Reflections and projections Download PDF
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