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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


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


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