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Author Meisch, Lynn, 1945-

Title Andean entrepreneurs : Otavalo merchants and musicians in the global arena / by Lynn A. Meisch
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 314 pages) : illustrations
Series Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
Contents Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: Globalization and Otavalo Life -- 2. How the Otavalos Became Otavalos -- 3. Textiles and Tourism Move to the Fore -- 4. In Search of the Noble Savage: Tourism and Travel to Otavalo -- 5. Otavalo Music at Home and Abroad -- 6. Otavalo Merchants and Musicians in the Global Arena -- 7. Otavalo Wealth and Changing Social Relations -- 8. Coping with Globalization -- References -- Index
Summary Native to a high valley in the Andes of Ecuador, the Otavalos are an indigenous people whose handcrafted textiles and traditional music are now sold in countries around the globe
Analysis Empresas Ecuador Otavalo
Indios Otavalo Condiciones económicas
Indios Otavalo Industria
Multinacionales Ecuador Otavalo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-305) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject International business enterprises -- Ecuador -- Otavalo.
Otavalo Indians -- Economic conditions.
Otavalo Indians -- Industries
Otavalo business enterprises -- Ecuador -- Otavalo.
Otavalo (Ecuador) -- Economic conditions.
Otavalo (Ecuador) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292798512 (electronic bk.)
9780292798519 (electronic bk.)