Religious Regimes in Peru: Religion and State Development in a Long-Term Perspective and the Effects in the Andean Village of Zurite

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This inquiry deals with religion and politics in Peru from the beginning of agrarisation, c. 8000 BC, up until 1991 AD. It explores state formation and development, the relations between church and state, the internal and external relations within and among the various religious groupings. These national themes are illustrated at a local level by the examination of the history of the Andean village of Zurite, situated near the regional centre Cusco, the former capital of the Inca empire. This very long-term ...
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Overview

This inquiry deals with religion and politics in Peru from the beginning of agrarisation, c. 8000 BC, up until 1991 AD. It explores state formation and development, the relations between church and state, the internal and external relations within and among the various religious groupings. These national themes are illustrated at a local level by the examination of the history of the Andean village of Zurite, situated near the regional centre Cusco, the former capital of the Inca empire. This very long-term investigation is among the first of its kind, if not the first, that have been produced for any region in the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789053560532
  • Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
  • Publication date: 1/18/2002
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction
 
Chapter One Early Religious Regime Formation, c.8000 BC - c.1400 AD
 
Chapter Two Religious Regime Development in the Expanding Inca State, c.1400 - 1532 AD
 
Chapter Three Spanish Colonial State and Church Fromation, 1533 - 1625
 
Chapter Four The Consolidation of the Diocesan Regime, 1626 - 1780
 
Chapter Five Incipient Diocesan Decline, 1780 - 1840
 
Chapter Six Increasing Religious Pluralism, 1840 - 1915
 
Chapter Seven The Privatisation of Religion, 1915 - 1991
 
Concluding Remarks
 
Appendices
     One.  Chroniclers of Inca Society
     Two.  Parish prients of Zurite and their Assistants
     Three.  Confraternities and Church Lands of Zurite
     Four.  Population Statistics of Zurite
     Five.  Roman Catholic Priests in Peru, 1812 - 1987
     Six.  The Peruvian Catholic Church in 1987
     Seven.  Maps
     Eight.  Glossary
 
References Index

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