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Engineering the Andes, Nationalizing Natural Disaster

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1950, the Los Cedros glacial lake outburst flood destroyed the nearly constructed Cañón del Pato hydroelectric facility. President Manuel Odría responded by creating the Control Commission of ... More


The Story of Vanishing Water Towers

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Concerns about declining water supplies from glaciers have become a critical concern with global warming, especially in the Andes where large desert cities rely on glacier runoff for water. In the ... More


History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Mark Thurner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how the entity called “Peru” gradually came into being, and how the narratives that defined it evolved over time. It is an account of Peruvian historiography, one that makes a ... More


In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Cameron D. Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By the early 1700s, the vast scale of Spanish empire led crown authorities to rely on local institutions to carry out their political agenda, including religious orders like the Franciscan mission of ... More


Historicizing Amazonia: Domination, Unequal Exchange, and Value Extraction

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033785
eISBN:
9780813038384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses how Urarina society has been shaped by long-term entanglement with missionaries, colonial administrators, and traders, as well as with agents of the “singular” Peruvian nation ... More


Popular Sovereignty and the History of the Soul

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter further examines the deep political and figurative significance of Lorente's philosophical history of the soul of Peruvian civilization. Was Peru ready for a republican independence? ... More


The End of the Peruvian History of Peru

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter is a meditation on the philosophical wagers and aporia of the historicist opus of Jorge Basadre Grohmann (1903–1980), perhaps Peru's most brilliant historical thinker. Although many ... More


War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon

Michael Brown and Eduardo Fernandez

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074354
eISBN:
9780520911352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074354.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This is the story of a failed uprising in the Peruvian Amazon—told largely by people who were there. Late in 1965, Asháninka Indians, members of one of the Amazon's largest native tribes, joined ... More


Gender Implementation in the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) reinforces a logic that upholds social hierarchies while also opening new spaces to consider a gender analysis. When ... More


Paradox and Temporality

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book has addressed the paradox of rights: the tension between the need for human rights law to document and prosecute violations and the inability of the human rights framework to address the ... More


The Special Relationship and the Falklands War

Sally-Ann Treharne

in Reagan and Thatcher's Special Relationship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748686063
eISBN:
9781474412483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686063.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Falklands War between Britain and Argentina from April to June 1982 was an emotive political and ideological issue for the UK and its Prime Minister, who fought tirelessly to safeguard the ... More


Peru

Arturo Nakasone

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0026
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Peru, and it contains a description of the Peruvian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video games ... More


Unconventional Histories

Stephanie C. Moore

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter highlights how many women historians, like the author, delve into the histories that have been marginalized by the dominant canon, finding palpable relevance to present-day social ... More


Beyond 1965

Michael F. Brown and Eduardo Fernandez

in War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074354
eISBN:
9780520911352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074354.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Peruvian government declared the Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionaria (MIR)'s act of revolutionary boldness a failure. The hunt for the Asháninkas believed to have aided the guerrillas ... More


Fields of Plenty and Want

Karl S. Zimmerer

in Changing Fortunes: Biodiversity and Peasant Livelihood in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520203037
eISBN:
9780520917033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520203037.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the study's goals, its geographical compass, and its historical depth, by outlining the diverse crops of the Peruvian Andes and the Paucartambo region with its ... More


Bullets and Ballots: Revolutionaries, Elections, and the Military

Iñigo García-Bryce

in Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636573
eISBN:
9781469636634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Following Haya’s loss of the 1931 presidential election in Peru, many Apristas embarked on the path of violent revolution. Successive Peruvian governments banned APRA from politics and the party ... More


Remote Sensing: Structures of Feeling in Long-Distance Communication

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the mediated relationships and transnational forms of sociability established by long-distance communication practices in contexts of prolonged family separation. Despite the ... More


Enframing Peruvianness: Folkloric Citizenship and Immigrant Personhood

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with Peruvian migrants' attempts to fashion themselves collectively through public performance into subjects worthy of citizenship, recognition, and belonging in Peru and the ... More


Why Do People Build Monuments? Late Archaic Platform Mounds in the Norte Chico

Jonathan Haas and Winifred Creamer

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Norte Chico region witnessed an early florescence of mound construction at more than 30 Late Archaic (3000 to 1800 B.C.) sites in an area of only 1800 sq km. Each of these sites has from 1 to 7 ... More


Integrating Gender into Human Security: Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Narda Henríquez and Christina Ewig

in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the deep linkages between everyday insecurities and the violence of war in Peru's internal conflict between the military and Shining Path guerillas in the 1980s and 1990s.This ... More


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