Contemporary Perspectives on the Native Peoples of Pampa, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego: Living on the Edge


The regions and the people of the southern cone of South America have been identified as wild and at the edge of the world. The present compilation of research by scholars, many of whom are members of the Argentine Academia, effectively summarizes the struggle of the Mapuche, Tehuelche, Rankuelche, and Selk'nam peoples for a continued sense of cultural identity distinct from the one of inferiority foisted upon them by Spanish conquerors.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Claudia Briones
  • José Luis Lanata
  • Raúl Díaz
  • Carlos Falaschi
  • Axel Lazzari
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002


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