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The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas

Volume 3. South America

Part 2

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Part of The Cambridge history of the Native Peoples of the Americas

Frank Salomon, Stuart Schwartz, Robin Wright, Luis Lumbreras, Luis Miguel Glave, Neil Whitehead, Juan Carlos Garavaglia, Jonathan Hill, Thierry Saignes, Brooke Larson, Sabine MacCormack, Thomas Lynch, Anna C. Roosevelt, Izumi Shimada, Juan and Judith Villamarin, Louis Allaire, Mario Rivera, Craig Morris, Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco, Karen Spalding, John Monteiro, Kristine Jones, A. C. Taylor, James Saeger, Mauela Carneiro da Cunha, Xavier Albo, David Maybury-Lewis
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  • Date Published: October 1999
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521630764

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  • This is the first major survey of research on the indigenous peoples of South America from the earliest peopling of the continent to the present since Julian Steward's Handbook of South American Indians was published half a century ago. Although this volume concentrates on continental South America, peoples in the Caribbean and lower Central America who were linguistically or culturally connected are also discus sed. The volume's emphasis is on self-perceptions of the indigenous peoples of South America at various times and under differing situations.

    • First comprehensive history of native peoples living in South America to be published in 50 years
    • Includes multiple perspectives, provided by authors of different backgrounds and indigenous people's own stories
    • Emphasizes indigenous people's perceptions of themselves
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    "This is an integral volume in a series that is clearly the definitive work on its subject and is likely to remain so for decades to come. Fortunately, it is thorough, consistently well written, amply documented in unobtrusive ways, and a joy to read. In short, anyone who cares about native peoples of South America, in historical perspective, would find this book pleasant as well as fruitful..." Choice

    "...both valuable and useful..." American Historical Review

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    • Date Published: October 1999
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521630764
    • length: 976 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 162 x 60 mm
    • weight: 1.48kg
    • contains: 6 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    18. Warfare, reorganization, and readaptation at the margins of Spanish rule: the Chaco and Paraguay (1573–1882) James Schofield Saeger
    19. Destruction, resistance and transformation: Southern, Coastal and Northern Brazil, 1580–1890 Robin M. Wright and Manuela Carneiro de Cunha
    20. Native peoples confront colonial regimes in Northeastern South America, c. 1500–1900 Neil L. Whitehead
    21. New peoples and new kinds of people: adaptation, readjustment, and ethnogenesis in South American indigenous societies (Colonial Era) Stuart B. Schwartz and Frank Salomon
    22. The 'Republic of Indians' in revolt (c. 1680–c. 1790) Luis Miguel Glave
    23. Andean highland peasants and the trials of nation-making during the nineteenth century Brooke Larson
    24. Indigenous peoples and the rise of independent nation-states in lowland South America Jonathan D. Hill
    25. Andean people in the twentieth century Xavier Albó
    26. Lowland peoples of the twentieth century David Maybury-Lewis.

  • Editors

    Frank Salomon, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Stuart B. Schwartz, Yale University, Connecticut

    Contributors

    Frank Salomon, Stuart Schwartz, Robin Wright, Luis Lumbreras, Luis Miguel Glave, Neil Whitehead, Juan Carlos Garavaglia, Jonathan Hill, Thierry Saignes, Brooke Larson, Sabine MacCormack, Thomas Lynch, Anna C. Roosevelt, Izumi Shimada, Juan and Judith Villamarin, Louis Allaire, Mario Rivera, Craig Morris, Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco, Karen Spalding, John Monteiro, Kristine Jones, A. C. Taylor, James Saeger, Mauela Carneiro da Cunha, Xavier Albo, David Maybury-Lewis

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