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Series on Latin American Studies 7

The Politics of Ethnicity

Indigenous Peoples in Latin American States

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ISBN 9780674009646

Publication Date: 01/30/2003


  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Editor’s Introduction
  • I. Mexico and Central America
    • 1. A New Dawn or a Cycle Restored? Regional Dynamics and Cultural Politics in Indigenous Mexico, 1978–2001 [Jerome M. Levi]
    • 2. Appropriating the Indigenous, Creating Complicity: The Guatemalan Military and the Sanctioned Maya [Jennifer Schiriner]
  • II. The Colombian War Zone
    • 3. The Kuna of Panama: Continuing Threats to Land and Autonomy [James Howe]
    • 4. Caught in the Crossfire: Colombia’s Indigenous Peoples during the 1990s [Jean Jackson]
    • 5. The Politics of Identity and Cultural Difference in the Colombian Amazon: Claiming Indigenous Rights in the Putumayo Region [Maria Clemencia Ramirez]
  • III. The Andean Countries
    • 6. Ecuador’s Indian Movement: Pawn in a Short Game or Agent in State Reconfiguration? [Theodore Macdonald, Jr.]
    • 7. State Power and Indigenous Peoples in Peruvian Amazonia: A Lost Decade, 1990–2000 [Bartholomew Dean]
    • 8. Andean Culture, Indigenous Identity, and the State in Peru [Paul H. Gelles]
    • 9. Paradoxes of Liberal Indigenism: Indigenous Movements, State Processes, and Intercultural Reform in Bolivia [Bret Gustafson]
  • IV. Lowland South American Countries
    • 10. New Rules for the Game: Paraguayan Indigenous Groups and the Transition to Democracy [Richard Reed]
    • 11. For Reasons of State: Paradoxes of Indigenist Policy in Brazil [David Maybury-Lewis]
  • Conclusion
  • Index

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