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Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
Series: Comparative and international working-class history
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7809-9
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382331
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8233-1
Book Chapter

By Leah Zani
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005261-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0526-1
Published: 30 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393412-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9341-2
Published: 30 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393412
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9341-2
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
Published: 01 January 1999
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9615-4
...Preface<subtitle>“Only, my secret’s mine, and I won’t tell”</subtitle> ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and chew coca leaf together, smoke, and share a drink. Miners are also the “devils” who come out at Carnival to dance in the streets by the thousands, above all in the mining city of Oruro. The tío is an adaptation to mining culture of old Andean agricultural beliefs about the fertile forces...
Published: 03 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377399
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7739-9
Published: 27 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376286-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7628-6
Series: Comparative and international working-class history
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378099-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7809-9
Series: The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The rich silver mines of Potosí were like veins through which flowed, as one contemporary put it, “the blood of the political body” of the Spanish empire. Born in Asunción, Paraguay, Pedro Vicente Cañete y Domínguez (1749/50–1816) worked his way up as an “enlightened” functionary of the colonial...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-067
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... military regimes in the 1960s. He also dedicated a chapter of his dark book to the grim destiny of mineworkers. In his account, the highland mining camps were cemeteries full of men who aged and died prematurely, whose bodies were poisoned, and whose labor enriched New York and London more than it did...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In Jadugoda, in an area that was formerly a part of Bihar, and where the author spent a part of his boyhood, uranium mining has claimed many victims. Most of them are from India’s aboriginal population and there is little sharing of information about the dangers of radioactive waste. A large...