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Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America

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ISBN-10: 0807871338

ISBN-13: 9780807871331

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Anniversary)

Authors: Michael T. Taussig

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Book details

List price: $37.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 3/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface to the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition
Preface
Fetishism: The Master Trope
Fetishism and Dialectical Deconstruction
The Devil and Commodity Fetishism
The Plantations of the Cauca Valley, Colombia
Slave Religion and the Rise of the Free Peasantry
Owners and Fences
The Devil and the Cosmogenesis of Capitalism
Pollution, Contradiction, and Salvation
The Baptism of Money and the Secret of Capital
The Bolivian Tin Mines
The Devil in the Mines
The Worship of Nature
The Problem of Evil
The Iconography of Nature and Conquest
The Transformation of Mining and Mining Mythology
Peasant Rites of Production
Mining Magic: The Mediation of Commodity Fetishism
Conclusion
The Sun Gives without Receiving: A Reinterpretation of the Devil Stones
Bibliography
Index