Knowledge and Learning in the Andes: Ethnographic Perspectives


The aim of this book is to explore the current research into the ways in which Andean peoples create, transmit, maintain and transform their knowledge in culturally significant ways, and how processes of teaching and learning relate to these. The contributions, from eminent researchers in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics, include cross-disciplinary approaches, and cover a diverse geographic area from Ecuador to Peru, Bolivia and Northern Chile. The case studies reflect on the variously harmonious and conflictive relationships between knowledge, power, communicative media and cultural identities in Andean societies, from within local, national and global perspectives.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Rosaleen Howard
  • Françoise Barbira-Freedman
  • Henry Stobart
  • Lindsey Crickmay
  • Penny Dransart
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Liverpool, England
Publication year:
  • 2002


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