The Peru reader : history, culture, politics / edited by Orin Starn, Carlos Iván Degregori, and Robin Kirk

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Subjects: Peru--History
Peru--Social conditions
Peru--Economic conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 1995
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: vii, 531 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
A Note on Style
Introduction 1
The Chavin Cult / Brian Fagan 17
Nazca Pottery / Javier Sologuren 28
The Huarochiri Manuscript 29
Moon, Sun, Witches / Irene Silverblatt 35
The Origins of the Incas / Garcilaso de la Vega 49
Cloth, Textile, and the Inca Empire / John Murra 55
Taxation and the Incas / Pedro de Cieza de Leon 70
Officials and Messengers / Guaman Poma de Ayala 75
Atahualpa and Pizarro / John Hemming 84
In Defense of the Indians / Bartolome de las Casas 107
Our House / Marco Martos 111
The Tragedy of Success / Steve J. Stern 112
Diary of Colonial Lima / Josephe de Mugaburu y Honton 137
Friar Martin's Mice / Ricardo Palma 142
The Rebellion of Tupac Amaru / Alberto Flores Galindo 147
"All Must Die!" / Jose Antonio de Areche 157
The Battle of Ayacucho / Antonio Cisneros 166
Comas and the War of the Pacific / Florencia E. Mallon 168
Priests, Indians, Soldiers, and Heroes / Manuel Gonzalez Prada 187
Women of Lima / Flora Tristan 195
Amazonian Indians and the Rubber Boom / Manuel Cordova 203
Tempest in the Andes / Luis Valcarcel 219
Water! / Juan Pevez 223
Reflections / Jose Carlos Mariategui 228
Human Poems / Cesar Vallejo 234
The APRA / Victor Raul Haya de la Torre 240
The Massacre of Chan Chan / Carleton Beals 245
Lost to Sight / Cesar Moro 253
The Pongo's Dream / Jose Maria Arguedas 258
"The Master Will No Longer Feed Off Your Poverty" / Juan Velasco 264
The 24th of June / Gabriel Aragon 270
Villa El Salvador / Cecilia Blondet 272
Recipe for a House / Mercedes Torribio 278
Featherless Vultures / Julio Ramon Ribeyro 281
Peru's African Rhythms / Nicomedes Santa Cruz 290
A Guerrilla's Word / Javier Heraud 292
Liberation Theology / Gustavo Gutierrez 293
A World for Julius / Alfredo Bryce Echenique 297
"A Frightening Thirst for Vengeance" / Osman Morote 308
We Are the Initiators / Abimael Guzman 310
The Quota / Gustavo Gorriti 316
Memories of a Cadre / Nicario 328
Oath of Loyalty 336
Vietnam in the Andes / Pancho 342
Death Threat 348
Women and Terror / Raquel Martin de Mejia 350
Chaqwa / Robin Kirk 354
Huamanguino / Ranulfo Fuentes 368
"There Have Been Threats" / Maria Elena Moyano 371
Peasants at War / Ponciano del Pino 377
The Hold Life Has / Catherine J. Allen 388
My Little Coca, Let Me Chew You! 401
The Cocaine Economy / Jo Ann Kawell 402
Drugs, Soldiers, and Guerrillas / Chaname 415
Soup of the Day 422
Nightwatch / Orin Starn 425
"A Momentous Decision" / Alberto Fujimori 438
Choleric Outbreak / Caretas 446
Simply Pascuala / Jose Maria Salcedo 452
Chayraq! / Carlos Ivan Degregori 460
The Choncholi Chewing Gum Rap / Nosequien y los nosecuantos 464
Sarita Colonia Comes Flying / Eduardo Gonzalez Viana 466
Is Peru Turning Protestant? / Luis Minaya 471
Interview with a Gay Activist / Enrique Bossio 477
Adrenaline Nights / Carmen Olle 482
Reencounter / Giovanna Pollarolo 484
I Am the Bad Girl of the Story / Maria Emilia Cornejo 486
Conversation in the Cathedral / Mario Vargas Llosa 487
Aguaruna Adventures 504
Self-Images 513
Suggestions for Further Reading 517
Acknowledgment of Copyrights 521
Index 525
Additional Authors: Starn, Orin
Degregori, Carlos Iván
Kirk, Robin
Notes: LCCN: 94042125
ISBN: 0822316013
ISBN: 082231617X (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [517]-519) and index
OCLC Number: 31707393
ISBN/ISSN: 0822316013
082231617X