Andean Entrepreneurs: Otavalo Merchants and Musicians in the Global Arena

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Native to a high valley in the Andes of Ecuador, the Otavalos are an indigenous people whose handcrafted textiles and traditional music are now sold in countries around the globe. Known as weavers and merchants since pre-Inca times, Otavalos today live and work in over thirty countries on six continents, while hosting more than 145,000 tourists annually at their Saturday market. In this ethnography of the globalization process, Lynn A. Meisch looks at how participation in the global economy has affected Otavalo identity ...

Andean Entrepreneurs: Otavalo Merchants and Musicians in the Global Arena 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292752597

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Andean Entrepreneurs: Otavalo Merchants and Musicians in the Global Arena 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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