Land and Power in Latin America: Agrarian Economies and Social Processes in the Andes

Land and Power in Latin America: Agrarian Economies and Social Processes in the Andes

Land and Power in Latin America: Agrarian Economies and Social Processes in the Andes

Land and Power in Latin America: Agrarian Economies and Social Processes in the Andes

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Acknowledgement 9

1. Agrarian Economies and Social Processes in Comparative Perspective: The Agricultural Production Unit Benjamin S. Orlove and Glynn Custred 13

2. The Alternative Model of Agrarian Society in the Andes: Households, Networks, and Corporate Groups Benjamin S. Orlove and Glynn Custred 31

3. Thought and Reality: Dialectics of the Andean Community Karl A Yambert 55

4. Class Structures in the Southern Peruvian Highlands, 1750-1920 79 Karen Spalding

5. Colonos on Hacienda Picotani Laura Maltby 99

6. Landlords and Officials: The Sources of Domination in Surimana and Quehue Benjamin S. Orlove 113

7. The Structure and Regional Articulation of Dispersed Rural Settlements in Colombia Sutti Ortiz 129

8. The Political Role of Mestizo Schoolteachers in Indian Communities 153 George Primov

9. Ccapana: The Demise of an Andean Hacienda Pierre L. van den Berghe 165

10. The Position of Rustlers in Regional Society: Social Banditry in the Andes Benjamin S. Orlove 179

11. The Place of Ritual in Andean Rural Society Glynn Custred 195

12. Peru's Invisible Migrants: A Case Study of Inter-Andean Migration 211 Stephen B. Brush

Glossary 229

Bibliography 233

List of Contributors 253

Index 255

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