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First Diary

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this diary, the author reflects on the developments in Lima under the administration of Mayor Alberto Andrade. Waves of assaults, robberies, kidnappings, and rapes are once again sweeping through ... More


Beauty

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Within ten square blocks in the heart of downtown Lima, there are about ten baroque churches and chapels. Some of them lost their stone-carved porticos long ago, to the earthquake of 1746 or to the ... More


Introduction: Taboo

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1957, José Matos Mar carried out the first systematic study of Lima's barriadas in an attempt to shed light on what was then the fastest growing but most poorly understood form of urbanization in ... More


Second Diary

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this diary, the author reflects on Georges Bataille's ideas on animality from his Theory of Religion and how they are applicable to Lima. The negation of our animality, says Bataille, is at times ... More


Third Diary

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this diary, the author reflects on the people and the landscape of Lima, as well as the indolence, the selfishness, the abuse, and the pain that seems to have taken over every space at every ... More


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