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Domination and cultural resistance [electronic resource] : authority and power among an Andean people / Roger Neil Rasnake.

Author/Creator:
Rasnake, Roger Neil, 1951-
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 1988.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (337 p.)
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
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Subjects:
Quechua Indians -- Social life and customs.
Quechua Indians -- Ethnic identity.
Quechua Indians -- Government relations.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Yura -- Social life and customs.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Yura -- Ethnic identity.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Government relations.
Yura (Bolivia) -- Social life and customs.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Domination and Cultural Resistance examines the social life of the Yura, a Quechua-speaking Andean ethnic group of central Bolivia, and focuses especially on their indigenous authorities, the kuraqkuna or elders. Combining ethnohistorical research with contemporary fieldwork, Roger Neil Rasnake traces the evolution of leadership roles within the changing composition of the native Andean social groupings, the ayllus-from the consolidation of pre-Hispanic Aymara polities, through the pressures of the Spanish colonial regime and the increasing fragmentation of the repub
Contents:
The Cultural Traditionalism of the Andean World
The Yura Social Order and the Kuraqkuna
Yura: Environment and People
Social Organization and the Ayllu
The Kuraqkuna of Yura Today
Indigenous Authorities of the Past
Invasion and Adaptation to the Colonial System
Transformation of the Kurakaship: From Kurakas to Kuraqkuna
The Kuraqkuna and the Construction of the Yura Symbolic World
Festivals of the Kuraqkuna
The Festival of Reyes
The Symbolic World of the Kuraqkuna: The Staff of Authority
Symbolic Dialogue: The Spirit World, Carnaval, and the State
Symbolic Power and Cultural Resistance.
Notes:
Includes indexes.
Bibliography: p. [293]-312.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
ISBN:
1-282-90407-8
9786612904073
0-8223-8151-6
OCLC:
191222196
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822381518 doi