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Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Magnus Course

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book blends convincing historical analysis with sophisticated contemporary theory in this ethnography of the Mapuche people of southern Chile. Based on many years of ethnographic fieldwork, the ... More


Comparative Experimental Evidence from Machiguenga, Mapuche, Huinca, and American Populations

Joseph Henrich and Natalie Smith

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Experimental results are reported from Ultimatum and Public Goods Games performed among the Machiguenga of the Peruvian Amazon, the Mapuche and Huinca of southern Chile, and US control groups in Los ... More


The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Joanna Crow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044286
eISBN:
9780813046273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044286.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Spanning the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries, The Mapuche in Modern Chile draws on a vast array of cultural sources, such as poetry, popular music, photography, theater, testimonial ... More


Re-imagined Community: The Mapuche Nation in Neoliberal Chile

Gerardo Gómez Michel

in A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the last decades, one of the punchlines that has sought to legitimize neoliberal political discourse in Latin America is that of a harmonious multicultural community resulting from the recognition ... More


Introduction

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's focus. This book explores the ways rural Mapuche people in one part of southern Chile create social relations, and are in turn themselves ... More


Conclusions

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter argues that one of the key challenges facing rural Mapuche people is maintaining individual autonomy while entering into various kinds of social relations with others. It is ... More


Embattled Identities in Postcolonial Chile: Race, Region, and Nation during the War of the Pacific, 1879–1884

Joanna Crow

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the participation of Araucanía and the indigenous Mapuche people in the War of the Pacific, a bloody conflict fought between Chile and its northern neighbors Peru and Bolivia in ... More


The England of South America

James Lockhart

in Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses Chile's emergence as a modern nation in the early nineteenth century. It describes its evolution into an influential power in southern South America, aligned with liberals in ... More


Küpal: The Sociality of Descent

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the aspect of the person referred to as küpal, a term Mapuche people translate as “descent.” As well as being the vehicle for the transmission of certain physical and behavioral ... More


Eluwün: The End of Sociality

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the Mapuche funeral practices (eluwün). Whereas the Hertzian model suggests that funeral practices serve to generalize and “disintegrate” the deceased person, Mapuche funeral ... More


Ngillatun: The Construction of Similarity

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the ngillatun fertility ritual. The mechanisms by which Mapuche people set about achieving productive relation with certain divinities and with people from other ritual ... More


The Pinochet Dictatorship: Conflicting Histories and Memories, 1973–1990

Joanna Crow

in The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044286
eISBN:
9780813046273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044286.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 explores the interactive dynamics of indigenous-state relations during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. It begins by outlining the brutality of state repression, the ... More


New Worlds for the Donkey

Peter Mitchell

in The Donkey in Human History: An Archaeological Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749233
eISBN:
9780191916984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749233.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Zooarchaeology

One of the signature historical phenomena of the past 500 years has been the global expansion of European societies and their trans-Atlantic offshoots. The mercantile networks, commercial systems, ... More


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