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Title The Peru reader : history, culture, politics / edited by Orin Starn, Carlos Iván Degregori, and Robin Kirk.
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.

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 Main Stacks  F3431 .P478 2005    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and expanded.
Description ix, 582 p. : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Series The Latin America readers.
Latin America readers.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [567]-570) and index.
Note Also issued online.
Subject Peru -- History.
Peru -- Social conditions.
Peru -- Economic conditions.
Contents A note of style Introduction pt. 1 The ancient civilizations Chavín cult / Brian Fagan -- Nazca pottery / Javier Sologuren -- Huarochirí manuscript / Anonymous -- Moon, sun, witches / Irene Silverblatt -- Origins of the Incas / Garcilaso de la Vega -- Cloth, textile, and the Inca empire / John Murra -- Taxation and the Incas / Pedro de Cieza de León -- Officials and messengers / Guamán Poma de Ayala -- Search for Machu Picchu / Hiram Bingham.
pt. 2 Conquest and colonial rule Atahualpa and Pizzaro / John Hemming -- In defense of the indians / Bartolomé de la Casas -- Our house / Marco Martos -- Tragedy of success / Steve J. Stern -- Diary of colonial Lima / Josephe de Mugaburu y Honton / Friar Martín's mice / Ricardo Palma -- Rebellion of Túpac Amaru / Alberto Flores Galindo -- "All must die" / José Antonio de Areche -- pt. 3 Republican Peru Battle of Ayacucho / Antonio Cisneros -- Comas and the war of the Pacific / Florencia E. Mallon -- Priests, indians, soldiers, and heroes / Manuel González Prada -- Women of Lima / Flora Tristán -- Amazonian indians and the rubber room / Manuel Córdova.
pt. 4 The advent of modern politics Tempest in the Andes / Luis Valcárcel -- Water! / Juan Pévez -- Reflections / José Carlos Mariátegui -- Human poems / César Vallejo -- APRA / Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre -- Massacre of Chan Chan / Carleton Beals -- Lost to sight / César Moro -- pt. 5 The breakup of the old order Pongo's dream / José María Arguedas -- "Master will no longer feed off your poverty" / Juan Velasco -- 24th of June / Gabriel Aragón -- Villa El Salvador / Cecilia Blondet -- Recipe for a house / Mercedes Torribio -- Featherless vultures / Julio Ramón Ribeyro -- Peru's African rhythms / Nicomedes Santa Cruz -- Guerrilla's word / Javier Heraud -- Liberation theology / Gustavo Gutiérrez -- World for Julius / Alfredo Bryce Echenique.
"Frightening thirst for vengeance" / Osmán Morote -- We are the initiators / Abimael Guzmán -- Quota / Gustavo Gorriti -- Memories of a cadre / "Nicario" -- Oath of loyalty / Anonymous -- pt. 7 Manchay Tiempo Vietnam in the Andes / "Pancho" -- Death threat / Anonymous -- Women and terror / Raquel Martín de Mejía -- Chaqwa / Robin Kirk -- Huamanguino / Ranulfo Fuentes -- "There have been threats" / María Elena Moyano -- Peasants at war / Ponciano del Pino -- Time of reckoning / Salomón Lerner -- pt. 8 The cocaine economy Hold life has / Catherine J. Allen -- My little coca, let me chew you! / Anonymous -- Cocaine economy / Jo Ann Kawell -- Drugs, soldiers, and guerrillas / "Chanamé"
pt. 9 The struggle for survival Soup of the day / Family Kitchen No. 79 -- Nightwatch / Orin Starn -- "Momentous decision" / Alberto Fujimori -- Choleric outbreak / Caretas -- Bribing a congressman / Alberto Kouri and Vladimiro Montesinos -- Simply Pascuala / José María Salcedo -- pt. 10 Culture(s) redefined Chayraq! / Carlos Iván Degregori -- Choncholí chewing gum rap / Nosequién y los nosecuantos -- Sarita Colonia comes flying / Eduardo González Viaña -- Is Peru turning protestant? / Luis Minaya -- Interview with agay activist / Enrique Bossio -- Adrenaline nights / Carmen Ollé -- Reencounter / Giovanna Pollarolo -- I am the bad girl of the story / María Emilia Cornejo -- Conversation in the cathedral / Mario Vargas Llosa -- Slave / Jaime Bayly -- Aguaruna adventures / Anonymous -- Self-images / Workshop for Social Photography.
Summary This volume presents an interdisciplinary anthology of work from and about Peru, including nonfiction, poetry, journalism, history, and cultural analysis. It includes many primary resources never before published in English, and is a thorough introduction to the country's astonishing past.
Other Author Starn, Orin.
Degregori, Carlos Iván.
Kirk, Robin.