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By Andrea Ballestero
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004516-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0451-6
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388982-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8898-2
Published: 17 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383567-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8356-7
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 27 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383888-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8388-8
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 06 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387183-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8718-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., but the so-called Military-Peasant Pact that had prevailed since the dictatorship of General René Barrientos in the 1960s. Under the pact, the state would guarantee peasant control over the land, or distribute new plots, in return for political loyalty. Strategically, the state sought to prevent the broad...
Published: 30 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376743-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7674-3
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... In early capitalism, power harnessed the excess or surplus of the real to engender, transgress, and possess, to allow life and mete out death. Yet nocturnal power—as killing power, arising from a pact with the dead—was antagonized by the ghostly figure of the Black slave as both unfinished...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Pact, which isolated the trade-union movement. His government initiated a new cycle of de facto authoritarian and anticommunist regimes that would last until the restoration of democracy in 1982. Barrientos composed “Meditation for Bolivians,” which follows, in early 1967, several months before...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... populations stood to benefit from a negotiated pact with the new ruling power, since Inka largesse could mean new livestock, enhanced irrigation, or agricultural improvement. Such Inka strategies provided a degree of imperial stability that violence alone could not have secured, and were the object...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The national revolutionary cycle that commenced in 1952 came to a close with the U.S.-backed military coup of General René Barrientos Ortuño in November 1964. Barrientos combined personal charisma and patronage tactics to establish the so-called Military-Peasant Pact, which isolated the trade...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... by the Spanish upper crust; a fortune seeker who entered into a pact with the Devil; a Spanish woman who chewed coca and practiced witchcraft; a wicked wife who poisoned her unsuspecting husband only to be redeemed by her countrymen for being a creole, and so on. Writing at a time of urban and industrial decline...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the alliance under the authority of Santa Cruz and announce the full consolidation of the confederate pact. ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the pact. Corral thus had limited control over the actions of the indigenous troops, and he feared that their mobilization would lead to “race war.” When he subsequently sought to demobilize them and reestablish order in the countryside, he had to provide assurances that they would regain full possession...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and 1837, reflect southern Peru’s participation in the alliance under the authority of Santa Cruz and announce the full consolidation of the confederate pact. Once the new nation was opened up for foreign curiosity and investment, a stream of travelers began to flow through. The scientific traveler...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the overarching Inka cult of the sun. Local populations stood to benefit from a negotiated pact with the new ruling power, since Inka largesse could mean new livestock, enhanced irrigation, or agricultural improvement. Such Inka strategies provided a degree of imperial stability that violence alone could not have...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... rebuffed by the Spanish upper crust; a fortune seeker who entered into a pact with the Devil; a Spanish woman who chewed coca and practiced witchcraft; a wicked wife who poisoned her unsuspecting husband only to be redeemed by her countrymen for being a creole, and so on. Writing at a time of urban...