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Author Babel, Anna, author.

Title Between the Andes and the Amazon : Language and Social Meaning in Bolivia / Anna M. Babel
Published Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Intro; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why Canâ#x80;#x99;t a Quechua Speaker Wear Pants?; Interlude: My Arrival Story; 1. Western Highlands versus Eastern Lowlands: Cambas and Collas; Interlude: Living in Saipina; 2. Meaning in Context; Interlude: On Being a Near-NativeSpeaker; 3. Quecha and Spanish Languages and Speakers; Interlude: The New Neighborhoods; 4. Legitimate Saipineños and Strangers: Race, Language, and Migration; Interlude: Civil Disobedience and Belonging; 5. The Greens and the Blues: National Politics, Local Scale
Interlude: â#x80;#x9C;¡Que viva el Falange carajo!â#x80;#x9D;6. The Past and the Future: Tradition and Modernity in Saipina; Interlude: At Home in the Saipina Valley; 7. Cholita or Señorita? Gender Expression and Styles of Dress; Interlude: Itâ#x80;#x99;s as If One Were Blind: Education and Literacy; 8. The Rough Heels: Urban Migrants, Rural Roots; Interlude: From Saipina to Santa Cruz; Conclusion: Semiotic Fields; Postscript: Leaving; References; Index
Summary Examining how people understand themselves and others in the linguistic crossroads of South America--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Anthropological linguistics -- Bolivia -- Saipina (Santa Cruz)
Sociolinguistics -- Bolivia -- Saipina (Santa Cruz)
Speech and social status -- Bolivia -- Saipina (Santa Cruz)
Anthropological linguistics.
Speech and social status.
Bolivia -- Saipina (Santa Cruz)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816538131