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Native Leisure Class Consumption and Cultural Creativity in the Andes

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ISBN-10: 0226113957

ISBN-13: 9780226113951

Edition: 1999 (Reprint)

Authors: Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld

List price: $31.00
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Description:

Tracing the connections among newly invented craft traditions, social networks and consumption patterns, this book highlights the way ethnic identities and class cultures materialise in a sensual world.
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 259
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface
Prologue: Andean Livelihoods in a Global Economy
Affluence, Consumption, and Cultural Improvisation
Outsider's Wealth: Race and Advancement, 1930-94
"Useless Things": Subsistence Ethics and Native Identity
Otavalo's Transnational Archipelago
The Artisan as Consumer: Commercial Faja-Weaving
The Native Leisure Class
Epilogue: Consumption and Cultural Concentration in the Andes
References
Cited Index