Author Mácha, Přemysl
Title Masks of Identity : Representing and Performing Otherness in Latin America
Imprint Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2014
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Note Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE: ON ALTERITY IN PERU: INDIGENOUS AND MESTIZO POPULATIONS -- CHAPTER TWO: REPRESENTATIONS OF OTHERNESS IN ANDEAN CULTURE: AN INTERPRETATIVE APPROACH -- CHAPTER THREE: BODY, SEXUALITY AND PROXEMICS IN THE NEW KINGDOM OF GRANADA AND THE PROVINCE OF VENEZUELA AS PORTRAYED BY THE CHRONICLES OF FRAY PEDRO DE AGUADO (1550-1582) -- CHAPTER FOUR: THE OTHER VIEW: WOMEN IN THE CHRONICLE OF GUAMAN POMA DE AYALA -- CHAPTER FIVE: ANOTHER OTHERNESS: THE CASE OF THE ROMA IN MEXICO -- CHAPTER SIX: CONSTRUCRING THE OTHER WHILE BEING THE OTHER: THE ZAPATISTA MOVEMENT DURING THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION -- CHAPTER SEVEN: THE COMANCHES OF NEW MEXICO: DANCING WITH THE OTHER IN THE LATIN AMERICAN BORDERLANDS -- CHAPTER EIGHT: NOT EXACTLY THE OTHER? AFRICANS IN LATE COLONIAL AND EARLY INDEPENDENCE IDENTITY DISCOURSE IN SPANISH AMERICA -- CONTRIBUTORS -- SUMMARY -- INDEX
This collection of essays offers some thoughts on alterity/otherness in anthropological praxis viewed through the prism of the Latin American reality. It is neither an exhaustive treatment of the problem of Otherness in anthropological theory nor a definitive analysis of the various forms of represented, practiced, and contested alterities in Latin American history. Rather, the authors have been brought together by several common concerns. The first is an interest in exploring and understandi..
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Subject Social sciences -- Latin America
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