The Ecuador Reader: History, Culture, Politics

The Ecuador Reader: History, Culture, Politics

by Carlos de la Torre
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822343525

ISBN-13: 9780822343523

Pub. Date: 01/16/2009

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822343523
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/16/2009
Series:
The Latin America Readers
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................ix
Introduction....................1
I Conquest and Colonial Rule....................9
Tamara Bray. Ecuador's Pre-columbian Past....................15
Frank Salomon. Ancestors, Grave Robbers, and the Possible Antecedents of Cañari "Inca-ism"....................27
Susan V. Webster. Building a Life in Colonial Quito: José Jaime Ortiz, Architect and Entrepreneur....................40
Sherwin K. Bryant. Finding Freedom: Slavery in Colonial Ecuador....................52
Karen Vieira Powers. A Battle of Wills: Inventing Chiefly Legitimacy in the Colonial North Andes....................68
Sarah C. Chambers. Manuela Sáenz: Americana or Quiteña?....................79
Blanca Muratorio. The State, Missionaries, and Native Consciousness in the Upper Amazon, 1767-1896....................86
II A New Nation....................99
Andrés Guerrero. The Construction of a Ventriloquist's Image: Liberal Discourse and the "Miserable Indian Race" in the Late Nineteenth Century....................103
Friedrich Hassaurek. Four Years among the Ecuadorians....................117
Juan Montalvo. Selection from Juan Montalvo (1832-1889)....................121
A. Kim Clark. Railway and Nation in Liberal Ecuador....................126
Ronn Pineo. Guayaquil and Coastal Ecuador during the Cacao Era....................136
Rob Rachowiecki. Mountaineering on the Equator: A Historical Perspective....................148
III The Rise of the Popular....................155
Albert B. Franklin. Portrait of a People....................159
José María Velasco Ibarra. You are not my President....................163
Raphael V. Lasso. The Wonderland....................167
Jorge Icaza. Patrón and Peon on an Andean Hacienda....................169
Pablo Palacio. The man Who Was Kicked to death....................175
Henri Michaux. The Indian's Cabin....................182
José María Velasco Ibarra. "Heroic Pueblo of Guayaquil"....................185
IV Global Currents....................189
Galo Plaza Lasso. Two Experiments in Education for Democracy....................193
Adrián Bonilla. The Origins of the Ecuadorian Left....................200
Carmen Martínez Novo. The Progressive Catholic Church and the Indigenous Movement in Ecuador....................203
Salomon Isacovici and Juan Manuel Rodríguez. Man Of Ashes....................209
Pablo Cuvi. Men of the Rails and of the Sea....................218
Jean Muteba Rahier. Creolization and African Diaspora Cultures: The Case of the Afro-Esmeraldian Décimas....................226
Hernán Ibarra. Julio Jaramillo and Music as Identity....................237
Steve Striffler. The United Fruit Company's Legacy in Ecuador....................239
Tom Miller. The Panama Hat Trail....................250
Diane C. Bates. Deforestation in Ecuador....................257
Carlos de la Torre. Civilization and Barbarism....................267
Felipe Burbano de Lara. Deinstitutionalized Democracy....................271
V Domination and Struggle....................277
Carlos de la Torre. Nina Pacari, an Interview....................279
Sarah A. Radcliffe. Women's Movements in Twentieth-century Ecuador....................284
Pablo Ospina. The Galápagos: Environmental Pressures and Social Opportunities....................297
Norman E. Whitten Jr. Emerald Freedom: "With Pride in the Face of the Sun"....................302
Suzana Sawyer. Suing Chevron Texaco....................321
Dorothea Scott Whitten. Arts of Amazonian and Andean Women....................329
VI Cultures and Identities Redefined....................337
Jean Muteba Rahier. National Identity and the First Black Miss Ecuador (1995-96)....................341
Brad D. Jokisch and David Kyle. Ecuadorian International Migration....................350
Mary J. Weismantel. Cities of Women....................359
Noemí Espinosa. Traditional Foods of Ecuador....................371
Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld. Globalization from Below and The Political Turn among Otavalo's Merchant Artisans....................377
X. Andrade. Pancho Jaime....................385
Javier Vásconez. Big Angel, My Love....................388
María Fernanda Espinosa. Nature and Humanity through Poetry....................396
Barry Lyons, with Angel Aranda and Dina Guevara. "Simple People"....................403
Iván Oñate. The Writings of Iván Oñate....................415
Suggestions for Further Reading....................419
Acknowledgment of Copyrights....................423
Index....................427

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