The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics / Edition 2

The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics / Edition 2

by Orin Starn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822336553

ISBN-13: 9780822336556

Pub. Date: 12/14/2005

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

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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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822336556
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
12/14/2005
Series:
The Latin America Readers
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on Style
Introduction1
The Chavin Cult17
Nazca Pottery28
The Huarochiri Manuscript29
Moon, Sun, Witches35
The Origins of the Incas49
Cloth, Textile, and the Inca Empire55
Taxation and the Incas70
Officials and Messengers75
Atahualpa and Pizarro84
In Defense of the Indians107
Our House111
The Tragedy of Success112
Diary of Colonial Lima137
Friar Martin's Mice142
The Rebellion of Tupac Amaru147
"All Must Die!"157
The Battle of Ayacucho166
Comas and the War of the Pacific168
Priests, Indians, Soldiers, and Heroes187
Women of Lima195
Amazonian Indians and the Rubber Boom203
Tempest in the Andes219
Water!223
Reflections228
Human Poems234
The APRA240
The Massacre of Chan Chan245
Lost to Sight253
The Pongo's Dream258
"The Master Will No Longer Feed Off Your Poverty"264
The 24th of June270
Villa El Salvador272
Recipe for a House278
Featherless Vultures281
Peru's African Rhythms290
A Guerrilla's Word292
Liberation Theology293
A World for Julius297
"A Frightening Thirst for Vengeance"308
We Are the Initiators310
The Quota316
Memories of a Cadre328
Oath of Loyalty336
Vietnam in the Andes342
Death Threat348
Women and Terror350
Chaqwa354
Huamanguino368
"There Have Been Threats"371
Peasants at War377
The Hold Life Has388
My Little Coca, Let Me Chew You!401
The Cocaine Economy402
Drugs, Soldiers, and Guerrillas415
Soup of the Day422
Nightwatch425
"A Momentous Decision"438
Choleric Outbreak446
Simply Pascuala452
Chayraq!460
The Choncholi Chewing Gum Rap464
Sarita Colonia Comes Flying466
Is Peru Turning Protestant?471
Interview with a Gay Activist477
Adrenaline Nights482
Reencounter484
I Am the Bad Girl of the Story486
Conversation in the Cathedral487
Aguaruna Adventures504
Self-Images513
Suggestions for Further Reading517
Acknowledgment of Copyrights521
Index525

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