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ISBN-13: 9780822386612
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 05/18/2005
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 839 KB

About the Author

Nils Jacobsen is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Mirages of Transition: The Peruvian Altiplano, 1780–1930.

Cristóbal Aljovín de Losada is Director of the Master’s Program in History at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, Peru. He is the author of Caudillos y constituciones: Perú, 1821–1845.

Table of Contents

About the Series ix

Acknowledgments xi

The Long and the Short of It: A Pragmatic Perspective on Political Cultures, Especially for the Modern History of the Andes / Nils Jacobsen and Cristobal Aljovin de Losada 1

Is Political Culture Good to Think? / Alan Knight 25

How Interest and Values Seldom Come Alone, or: The Utility of a Pragmatic Perspective on Political Culture / Nils Jacobsen and Cristobal Aljovin de Losada 58

Part One

State- and Nation-Building Projects and Their Limitations 69

Civilize or Control:? The Lingering Impact of Bourbon Urban Reforms / Charles F. Walker 74

A Break with the Past? Santa Cruz and the Constitution / Cristobal Aljovin de Losada 96

The Tax Man Cometh: Local Authorities and the Battle Over Taxes in Peru, 1885–1906 / Carlos Contreras 116

“Under the dominion of the Indian”: Rural Mobilization, the Law, and Revolutionary Nationalism in Bolivia in the 1940s / Laura Gotkowitz 137

Part Two

Ethnicity, Gender, and the Construction of Power: Exclusionary Strategies and the Struggle for Citizenship 159

“Free Men of All Colors” in New Granada: Identity and Obedience before Independence / Margarita Garrido 165

Silencing African Descent: Caribbean Columbia and Early Nation Building, 1810–1828 / Aline Helg 184

The Making of Ecuador’s Pueblo Catolico, 1861–1875 / Derek Williams 207

Redeemed Indians, Barbarized Cholos: Crafting Neocolonial Modernity in Liberal Bolivia, 1900–1910 / Brooke Larson 230

Part Three

The Local, the Peripheral, and the Network: Redefining the Boundaries of Popular Representation in Public Arena 253

Andean Political Imagination in the Late Eighteenth Century / Sergio Serulnikov 257

Public Opinions and Public Spheres in Late-Nineteenth-Century Peru: A Multicolored Web in a Tattered Cloth / Nils Jacobsen 278

The Local Limitations to a National Political Movement: Gaitan and Gaitansimo in Antioquia / Mary Roldan 301

Concluding Remarks: Andean Inflections of Latin American Political Cultures / Nils Jacobsen and Cristobal Aljovin de Losada 324

Bibliography 337

Contributors 373

Index 377

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