By Deborah Poole

ISBN-10: 0631234683

ISBN-13: 9780631234685

Made from 24 newly commissioned chapters, this defining reference quantity on Latin the US introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that experience formed the research of this diversified quarter.

  • Contributors contain one of the most well known figures in Latin American and Latin Americanist anthropology
  • Offers formerly unpublished paintings from Latin the USA students that has been translated into English explicitly for this quantity
  • Includes overviews of nationwide anthropologies in Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Brazil, and is usually topically fascinated about new learn
  • Draws on unique ethnographic and archival learn
  • Highlights nationwide and nearby debates
  • Provides a vibrant experience of ways anthropologists usually mix highbrow and political paintings to deal with the urgent social and cultural problems with Latin the US

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Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press. Bartolomé, L. (1980) La antropología en Argentina. Problemas y perspectivas. América Indígena 40(2):207–215. Bilbao, S. (1962) Las comparsas del Carnaval porteño. Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Folklóricas 5:155–187. Blache, M. (2002) Folklore y nacionalismo en la Argentina. Su vinculación de origen y su desvinculación actual. In S. Visacovsky and R. Guber (eds), Historias y estilos de trabajo de campo en Argentina (pp. 127–152). Buenos Aires: Editorial Antropofagia.

This chapter reflects on this dynamic interaction between anthropology and indigenous politics (see also Rivera 1993). Rather than attempt a comprehensive historical analysis of Bolivian anthropology, its theoretical influences, contributions to the discipline, and relations to power, I instead focus on the close relationship and connection between research and academic thinking on the one hand, and political action and social movements on the other. In addition, this chapter offers a very concrete A Companion to Latin American Anthropology Edited by Deborah Poole © 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Vessuri, H. M. C. (1992) Las ciencias sociales en la Argentina. Diagnóstico y perspectivas. ), La política de investigación científica y tecnológica argentina. Historia y perspectivas (pp. 87–126). Buenos Aires: Centro Editor de América Latina. Vessuri, H. M. C. (2002) La observación participante en Tucumán (1971). In S. Visacovsky and R. Guber (eds), Historias y estilos de trabajo de campo en Argentina (pp. 289–316). Buenos Aires: Editorial Antropofagia. Visacovsky, S. E. and Guber, R. (eds) (2002) Historias y estilos de trabajo de campo en Argentina.

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