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Title Unearthing conflict : corporate mining, activism, and expertise in Peru / Fabiana Li.
Imprint Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 265 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-255) and index.
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Subject Mineral industries -- Social aspects -- Peru.
Mineral industries -- Political aspects -- Peru.
Mineral industries -- Peru.
Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects -- Peru.
Mines and mineral resources -- Peru.
Social conflict -- Peru.
Contents A mining country -- Mining past and present -- Toxic legacies, nascent activism -- Mega-mining and emergent conflicts -- Water and life -- The hydrology of a sacred mountain -- Irrigation and contested equivalences -- Activism and expertise -- Stepping outside the document -- Expanding frontiers of extraction.
Summary Fabiana Li examines the politics surrounding the rapid growth of mining in the Peruvian Andes, arguing that anti-mining protests are not only about mining's negative environmental impacts, but about the legitimization of contested forms of knowledge.
Other Title Print version: Li, Fabiana, 1976- Unearthing conflict. Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2015 9780822358190