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Author Mallon, Florencia E., 1951- author.

Title Courage tastes of blood : the Mapuche community of Nicolás Ailío and the Chilean state, 1906-2001 / Florencia E. Mallon
Published Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Radical perspectives
Radical perspectives.
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents In the fog before dawn, December 1970 -- And then, suddenly, the land disappeared, 1906-1940 -- A generation without shoes : enduring in poverty, 1940-1970 -- A fleeting prosperity, 1968-1973 -- When the hearths went out, 1973-1992 -- Settlers once again, 1992-2001 -- Conclusion: Where the past meets the future in Nicolás Ailío
Summary Follows the history of an indigenous community in southern Chile across the 20th century, using oral history and archival material to analyze the shifting relationship between the Mapuche people and the Chilean state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Land grants -- Chile -- Nicolás Ailío
Land reform -- Chile -- Nicolás Ailío
Mapuche Indians -- Land tenure -- Chile -- Nicolás Ailío
Mapuche Indians -- Chile -- Nicolás Ailío -- Government relations
Mapuche Indians -- Chile -- Nicolás Ailío -- History
HISTORY / Latin America / South America
HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Land grants.
Land reform.
Mapuche Indians -- Government relations.
Mapuche Indians -- Land tenure.
Mapuche Indians.
Politics and government.
Race relations.
Social conditions.
Chile -- Politics and government.
Chile -- Race relations
Nicolás Ailío (Chile) -- History
Nicolás Ailío (Chile) -- Politics and government
Nicolás Ailío (Chile) -- Social conditions
Chile -- Nicolás Ailío.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005009918
ISBN 0822335859