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Author Kuenzli, E. Gabrielle, author.

Title Acting Inca : identity and national belonging in early twentieth-century Bolivia / E. Gabrielle Kuenzli.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (209 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Pitt Latin American Series
Pitt Latin American series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents Introduction: Indian problems, Indian solutions -- The Aymara in the civil war of 1899 : enemies or ally of the Liberal Party? -- From Aymara liberals to exemplary Incas : nation building in early twentieth-century Bolivia -- Incantations of nation and the theatrical performance of the Inca past -- New stages in defining Indian identity : the ethnic politics of Caracollo's contemporary Inca play -- Conclusion : Inca play, Aymara encore.
Summary For most of the postcolonial era, the Aymara Indians of highland Bolivia were a group without representation in national politics. Believing that their cause would finally be recognized, the Aymara fought alongside the victorious liberals during the Civil War of 1899. Despite Aymara loyalty, liberals quickly moved to marginalize them after the war. In her groundbreaking study, E. Gabrielle Kuenzli revisits the events of the civil war and its aftermath to dispel popular myths about the Aymara and reveal their forgotten role in the nation-building project of modern Bolivia. Kuenzli examines docum.
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Subject Federal Revolution (Bolivia : 1898-1899) (OCoLC)fst01353101
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- Ethnic identity.
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- Government relations.
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- Politics and government.
Bolivia -- History -- Federal Revolution, 1898-1899 -- Social aspects.
Bolivia -- Politics and government -- 1879-1938.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
HISTORY -- General.
Aymara Indians -- Ethnic identity. (OCoLC)fst00824540
Aymara Indians -- Government relations. (OCoLC)fst00824543
Aymara Indians -- Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst00824551
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01354981
Bolivia. (OCoLC)fst01205549
Chronological Term 1879-1938
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kuenzli, E. Gabrielle. Acting Inca : identity and national belonging in early twentieth-century Bolivia. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2013 xi, 194 pages Pitt Latin American series. 9780822962328
Standard No. 40022523867
ISBN 9780822978602 (electronic bk.)
0822978601 (electronic bk.)
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