Download PDF by Deborah Poole: A Companion to Latin American Anthropology

By Deborah Poole

ISBN-10: 0631234683

ISBN-13: 9780631234685

Made from 24 newly commissioned chapters, this defining reference quantity on Latin the US introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that experience formed the research of this assorted quarter.

  • Contributors comprise essentially the most well-liked figures in Latin American and Latin Americanist anthropology
  • Offers formerly unpublished paintings from Latin the USA students that has been translated into English explicitly for this quantity
  • Includes overviews of nationwide anthropologies in Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Brazil, and can be topically involved in new study
  • Draws on unique ethnographic and archival study
  • Highlights nationwide and nearby debates
  • Provides a bright feel of ways anthropologists usually mix highbrow and political paintings to handle the urgent social and cultural problems with Latin the USA

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Problemas y perspectivas. América Indígena 40(2):207–215. Bilbao, S. (1962) Las comparsas del Carnaval porteño. Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Folklóricas 5:155–187. Blache, M. (2002) Folklore y nacionalismo en la Argentina. Su vinculación de origen y su desvinculación actual. In S. Visacovsky and R. Guber (eds), Historias y estilos de trabajo de campo en Argentina (pp. 127–152). Buenos Aires: Editorial Antropofagia. Bórmida, M. (1956) Cultura y ciclos culturales. Ensayo de etnología teorética.

1991) Hegemonía y políticas indigenistas argentinas en el Chaco centro occidental. América Indígena (Mexico City) 51(1):63–122. Carrasco, M. and Briones, C. (1996) La tierra que nos quitaron. Reclamos indígenas en Argentina. Serie Documentos en Español, no. 18. Copenhagen: IWGIA. Carrizo, J. (1953) Historia del folklore argentino. Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dictio. Cortazar, A. R. (1949) El Carnaval en el folklore Calchaquí. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana. Fígoli, L. (1995) A antropología na Argentina e a construçao da naçao.

6 Imbelloni systematized the entire discipline along with its branches. Prehistory and Archa eology dealt with “lost civilizations”; Ethnography brought together “pottery, basketry, puzzles, dances, songs, prayers, cult rituals, funerary mores of the inhabitants of the territ ories where the natural civilization of the peoples described by nineteenth-century evolutionists as ‘primitive’ and ‘savages’ is still alive”; Folklore dealt with “the populations that belong to civilized nations” (Imbelloni 1959:17).

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