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Peru's Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest Huamanga to 1640

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This second edition of Peru’s Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest includes Stern’s 1992 reflections on the ten years of historical interpretation that have passed since the book’s original publication—setting his analysis of Huamanga in a larger perspective.

“This book is a monument to both scholarship and comprehension, comparable in its treatment of the indigenous peoples after the conquest only to that of Charles Gibson for the Aztecs, and perhaps the best volume read by this reviewer in several years.”—Frederick P. Bowser, American Historical Review

Peru’s Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest is clearly indispensable reading for Andeanists and highly recommended to ethnohistorians generally.  In technical respects it is a job done right, and conceptually it stands out as a handsome example of anthropology and history woven into one tight fabric of inquiry.”—Frank Salomon, Ethnohistory

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In this expanded edition of his 1982 work, Stern (history, U. of Wisconsin--Madison) reflects on the years of historical interpretation that have passed since the book's original publication, thus setting his analysis of Huamanga in a larger perspective. His subject is the course of Indian adaptation during the first century after the conquest.
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This second edition of Peru’s Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest includes Stern’s 1992 reflections on the ten years of historical interpretation that have passed since the book’s original publication—setting his analysis of Huamanga in a larger perspective.

About the Author

Steve J. Stern is professor of history and director of Latin American and Iberian Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.  His books include Resistance, Rebellion, and Consciousness in the Andean Peasant World, 18th to 20th Centuries and Confronting Historical Paradigms: Peasants, Labor, and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America, both of which are published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299141844
Author:
Stern, Steve J.
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
South American
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
South America
Subject:
World History-South America
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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