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El pasado en el presente: explorando historias indígenas en Bolivia

Canessa, Andrew (2014) 'El pasado en el presente: explorando historias indígenas en Bolivia.' Revista Española de Antropología Americana, 44 (1). pp. 255-273. ISSN 0556-6533


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In this article I analyse the ways in which the inhabitants of an Aymara-speaking village understand history and their place within it and explores the profound differences between their historical consciousness and that of mainstream indigenous expression. This raises questions about how people relate to the past, the importance of the Conquest for indigenous peoples, and the consecuences for contemporary indigenous movements of the existence of an indigenous historical consciousness radically different to what is supposed all indigenous people share.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 27 May 2016 12:11
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:55

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