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Title Indigenous peoples and archaeology in Latin America / editors, Cristóbal Gnecco, Patricia Ayala
Published Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (365 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Archaeology and indigenous peoples series
Archaeology and indigenous peoples series.
Contents pt. 1. When material culture matters : the state, indigenous peoples, and archaeologists -- pt. 2. Indigenous archaeology, archaeology for indigenous peoples
Summary This book is the first to describe indigenous archaeology in Latin America for an English speaking audience. Eighteen chapters primarily by Latin American scholars describe relations between indigenous peoples and archaeology in the frame of national histories and examine the emergence of the native interest in their heritage. Relationships between archaeology and native communities are ambivalent: sometimes an escalating battleground, sometimes a promising site of intercultural encounters. The global trend of indigenous empowerment today has renewed interest in history, making it a tool of cu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Archaeology -- Government policy -- Latin America.
Cultural property -- Latin America.
Indians -- Antiquities.
Indigenous peoples -- Latin America -- Antiquities.
Nationalism and collective memory -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Ayala Rocabado, Patricia.
Gnecco, Cristóbal.
ISBN 1611320178 (electronic bk.)
9781611320176 (electronic bk.)