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Title The Lima reader : history, culture, politics / Carlos Aguirre and Charles F. Walker, editors
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series The Latin America readers
The world readers
Latin America readers.
World readers.
Contents Pre-Hispanic, conquest, and early Colonial Lima -- Pre-Hispanic Lima / César Pacheco Vélez -- The foundation of Lima / Garcilaso de la Vega, el Inca -- The form and greatness of Lima / Bernabé Cobo -- Lima's convents / José de la Riva-Aguero -- The spiritual diary of an Afro-Peruvian mystic / Ursula de Jesús -- Auto-da-fé and processión / Josephe and Francisco Mugaburu -- Margarita's wedding dress / Ricardo Palma -- Bourbon Lima -- Of the inhabitants of Lima / Jorge Juan and Antonio de Ulloa -- The 1746 earthquake / Anonymous -- A failed Indian uprising / Anonymous -- Lima and Cuzco / Concolorcorvo -- Slave religion and culture / Hesperióphylo -- Faces of all colors / Hipólito Ruiz -- Impressions of Lima / Alexander von Humboldt -- From independence to the War of the Pacific (1821-1884) -- Lima in 1821 / Basil Hall -- The passion for bullfighting / William S.W. Ruschenberger -- Pancho Fierro / Natalia Majluf -- A slave plantation / Flora Tristán -- The saddest city / Herman Melville -- Lima's carnival and its glories / Manuel Atanasio Fuentes -- The Amancaes parade / Ismael Portal -- Chinese are not welcome / Mariano Castro Zaldívar -- The national library and the Chilean occupation / E.W. Middendorf -- Modernizing Lima (1895-1940) -- The transformation of Lima after 1895 / José Gálvez -- A middle-class house in 1900 / Luis Alberto Sánchez -- The growing popular taste for soccer / El Comercio -- The Lord of the Miracles procession / José Carlos Mariátegui -- Dance in the cemetery / El Tiempo -- On the streetcar / Martín Adán -- Leguía's Lima / Guillermo Rodríguez Mariátegui -- The paperboy / Felipe Pinglo Alva -- Daily life of a domestic servant / Laura Miller -- Interlude: nostalgia and its discontents -- The true Lima / Chabuca Granda -- The mislaid nostalgia / Sebastián Salazar Bondy -- Of the ugliest cities in the world? / Alberto Flores Galindo -- Understanding Huachafería / Mario Vargas Llosa -- The many Limas (1940') -- Malambo, a black neighborhood / Hugo Marquina Rí́os -- The original mansion / Alfredo Bryce Echenique -- Diego Ferre and Miraflores / Mario Vargas Llosa -- The banquet / Julio Ramón Ribeyro -- A Serrano family in Lima / Richard W. Patch -- The great march of Villa el Salvador / José María Salcedo -- Being young and radical (late 1960s and 1970s) / Maruja Martínez -- The day Lima erupted / Enrique Zileri Gibson -- A city of outsiders / José Matos Mar -- The Israelites of the new universal covenant / Peter Masson -- María Elena Moyano / Robin Kirk -- The Tarata Street bombing: July 16, 1992 / Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Shining path: a prisoner's testimony / Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Twenty-first-century feudalism / Wilfredo Ardito Vega -- Chicha and Huayno: Andean music and culture in Lima / Gisela Cánepa -- That sickly applause / 'El cholo Juan' -- Life among the pirates / Daniel Alarcón -- How food became religion in Peru's capital city / Marco Avilés -- Green vultures / Charles F. Walker
Summary Covering more than 500 years of history, culture, and politics, The Lima Reader seeks to capture the many worlds and many peoples of Peru's capital city, featuring a selection of primary sources that consider the social tensions and cultural heritages of the "City of Kings."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 25, 2017)
Subject Civilization.
HISTORY / Latin America / South America
HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Manners and customs.
Lima (Peru) -- Civilization
Lima (Peru) -- History.
Lima (Peru) -- Social life and customs
Peru -- Lima.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Aguirre, Carlos, 1958- editor.
Walker, Charles F., 1959- editor.
LC no. 2016056568
ISBN 0822373181
9780822373186