Pathways of Memory and Power: Ethnography and History Among an Andean People

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Pathways of Memory and Power crosses the disciplinary boundary where anthropology and history meet, exploring the cultural frontier of the colonial and postcolonial Andes. Thomas A. Abercrombie uses his fieldwork in the Aymara community of Santa Barbara de Culta, Bolivia, as a starting point for his ambitious examination of the relations between European forms of historical consciousness and indigenous Andean ways of understanding the past. Writing in an inviting first-person narrative style, Abercrombie confronts the ...

Pathways of Memory and Power: Ethnography and History Among an Andean People 1998, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299153144

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