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A Companion to Latin American Anthropology by Deborah Poole

By Deborah Poole

Produced from 24 newly commissioned chapters, this defining reference quantity on Latin the United States introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that experience formed the examine of this varied sector.

  • Contributors contain one of the most fashionable figures in Latin American and Latin Americanist anthropology
  • Offers formerly unpublished paintings from Latin the United States students that has been translated into English explicitly for this quantity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 is additionally topically thinking about new learn
  • Draws on unique ethnographic and archival learn
  • Highlights nationwide and nearby debates
  • Provides a bright experience of ways anthropologists frequently mix highbrow and political paintings to deal with the urgent social and cultural problems with Latin the US

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But the explanatory focus was less on the reproduction of cultural practices than on the reproduction of class relations. At any rate, the “cultural” element was another factor to be taken into account, insofar as it might facilitate or resist the pattern of prevailing inequality. ” This division demonstrated its effects both in rural and urban zones, even more so in a country spanned by “port–interior” inequality and dependence. In rural areas, the subordination was embodied by peasants, small producers, landholders, farm laborers, and tenant farmers; in towns and cities, it was embodied by industrial workers, slum dwellers, and cabecitas negras everywhere.

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