The book under review is a posthumous collection of articles by the Peruvian ethnohistorian Franklin Pease (1939–1999). The essays were published, largely in the 1980s and 1990s, in journals and edited volumes in Peru, Spain, and elsewhere, many of which are now hard to find. Focused on indigenous ethnohistory in colonial Peru, the collection includes classic and highly influential essays along with more ephemeral pieces, illustrating the arc of an extraordinary career.

Franklin Pease was among the foremost Peruvian public intellectuals of his generation. He traveled widely, researching in foreign archives and teaching at universities in Chile, Mexico, Spain, France, England, and the United States. At various moments he served as director of Peru's National Museum of History and of the country's National Library, as well as a member of the Comisión Consultiva del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores. He also served as...

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