Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America

ISBN-10: 0807841064

ISBN-13: 9780807841068

Edition: 1980 (Reprint)

Authors: Michael Taussig

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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 277
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Prefacep. xi
Fetishism: the Master Tropep. 1
Fetishism and Dialectical Deconstructionp. 3
The Devil and Commodity Fetishismp. 13
The Plantations of the Cauca Valley, Colombiap. 39
Slave Religion and the Rise of the Free Peasantryp. 41
Owners and Fencesp. 70
The Devil and the Cosmogenesis of Capitalismp. 93
Pollution, Contradiction, and Salvationp. 112
The Baptism of Money and the Secret of Capitalp. 126
The Bolivian Tin Minesp. 141
The Devil in the Minesp. 143
The Worship of Naturep. 155
The Problem of Evilp. 169
The Iconography of Nature and Conquestp. 182
The Transformation of Mining and Mining Mythologyp. 199
Peasant Rites of Productionp. 214
Mining Magic: the Mediation of Commodity Fetishismp. 223
Conclusionp. 229
Bibliographyp. 235
Indexp. 257
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