Citation Bray, Tamara L., and José Echeverría Almeida. “The Late Imperial Site Of Inca-Caranqui, Northern Highland Ecuador: At The End Of Empire.” Ñawpa Pacha, Journal of Andean Archaeology 34, no. 2 (2014): 177–99.
Citation Jamieson, Ross W. “Hacienda Ruins as Sites of Difficult Memory in Chimborazo, Ecuador.” Journal of Social Archaeology 14, no. 2 (June 2014): 224–43.
Charles Walker left few stones unturned in The Tupac Amaru Rebellion, an impressive analysis of Spain’s largest colonial rebellion. This essay briefly examines two original arguments and two secondary claims made by Walker that help shape our understanding of an uprising that ultimately reached levels of total violence rarely seen in human history. Walker’s “seemingly… Read More The Tupac Amaru Rebellion: Charles Walker
A collection of essays on the construction and emergence of ethnic identities in the Ecuadorian Andes, edited by Marc Becker. The authors of the volume examine Afro-Ecuadorians and indigenous communities through the lens of politics, culture, religion, gender, and the environment to better understand the array of social problems facing the country. French sociologist Manuela… Read More Indigenous and Afro-Ecuadorians Facing the Twenty-First Century: Marc Becker
Not even the endangered white-bellied spider monkey can escape the lingering consequences of Ecuador President Rafael Correa’s decision to default on $3.2 billion of debt four years ago. … Read More White-Bellied Spider Monkey Losing to $18 Billion of Oil
Citation Noemi Voionmaa, Daniel. Revoluciones que no fueron: ¿arte o política? ; más allá de realismos y vanguardias en América Latina ; Ecuador y Chile, 1924-1938. 1a edición. Ensayo. Santiago: Editorial Cuarto Propio, 2013.
Citation Becker, Marc. “The Limits of ‘Indigenismo’ in Ecuador.” Latin American Perspectives 39, no. 5 (2012): 45–62.
Citation DeTemple, Jill Michelle. Cement, Earthworms, and Cheese Factories: Religion and Community Development in Rural Ecuador. Notre Dame, Ind: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.
Citation Clark, A. Kim. Gender, State, and Medicine in Highland Ecuador: Modernizing Women, Modernizing the State, 1895-1950. Pitt Latin American Series. Pittsburgh, Pa: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.
Citation Webster, Susan Verdi. Quito, Ciudad de Maestros: Arquitectos, Edificios y Urbanismo En El Largo Siglo XVII. Quito: Abya Yala, 2012.
Citation Correa, Rafael. Ecuador: De Banana Republic a la No República. Quito: Debolsillo, 2012.
Citation Cervone, Emma. Long Live Atahualpa : Indigenous Politics, Justice, and Democracy in the Northern Andes. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.
Nathan Gill and Randall WoodsJune 19, 2012 Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group Wikileaks, sought asylum at Ecuador’s Embassy in London after exhausting his options through British courts to avert extradition to Sweden. Ecuador is studying the request and is in contact with the U.K. government, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino told reporters in Quito… Read More Wikileaks Founder Assange Seeks Asylum at Ecuador’s U.K. Embassy
George Lauderbaugh’s The History of Ecuador is a general survey of the country from pre-Colombian times to the present. In addition to biographical sketches of illustrious Ecuadorians, he focuses on three economic booms since 1890, the cacao boom of 1890—1914, the banana boom between 1948—1960, and the oil boom from 1970—1992. CitationLauderbaugh, George. The History… Read More The History of Ecuador: George Lauderbaugh
Citation Wong, Ketty. Whose National Music? Identity, Mestizaje, and Migration in Ecuador. Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Music. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012.
Citation Becker, Marc. “In Search of ‘Tinterillos.’” Latin American Research Review 47, no. 1 (2012): 95–114.
Citation Romero, Karolina. El Cine de Los Otros: La Representación de “Lo Indígena” En El Cine Documental Ecuatoriano. Quito: Ediciones Abya-Yala, 2011.
CitationFerreiro, Larrie D. Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World. New York: Basic Books, 2011.
Citation León Carrera, Concepción. Eugenio Espejo: Ilustración y Visión Del Indio: Trabajo Realizado En Francia Con Ocasión Del Bicentenario de Espejo (1995). 1era. ed. Quito, Ecuador: Abya Yala, Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, 2011.
El Ecuador en la Historia, by Jorge Nunez Sanchez, is a survey of national history from the pre-Columbian period to the modern nation-state, focusing more heavily on the twentieth century. The book sheds light on early indigenous protests of colonial rule, labor organization, and liberal reforms in the early twentieth century, as well as the… Read More El Ecuador en la Historia: Jorge Nunez
Citation Becker, Marc. “‘Gonzalo Oleas, Defensor’: Cultural Intermediation in Mid-Twentieth-Century Ecuador.” Journal of Latin American Studies 43, no. 2 (2011): 237–65.
Citation Ayala Mora, Enrique. Ecuador Del Siglo XIX: Estado Nacional, Ejército, Iglesia y Municipio. Quito: Corporación Editora Nacional, 2011.
Citation Becker, Marc. Pachakutik: Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador. Lanham, MA: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2011.
When Chile granted literate men over the age of 21 the right to vote in 1925, a new era marked by the rise of mass society had begun. Similar to processes unfolding around the world, the enfranchisement of progressively-larger swaths of Chile’s population in the early-twentieth century upended traditional politics and undermined the economic status… Read More Mining for the Nation: Jody Pavilack
Citation Capello, Ernesto. City at the Center of the World: Space, History, and Modernity in Quito. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.
Nathan Gill and Alex EmerySeptember 30, 2010, 9:00 PM GMT-5 Ecuador declared a state of emergency as hundreds of police protesting wage cuts blocked roads, shut the airport for several hours and sprayed teargas on President Rafael Correa. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez backed Correa’s claim that he was the target of an organized coup attempt,… Read More Ecuador’s Protesting Police Lay Siege to President
Citation Black, Chad T. The Limits of Gender Domination: Women, the Law, and Political Crisis in Quito, 1765-1830. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2010.
Citation Corr, Rachel. Ritual and Remembrance in the Ecuadorian Andes. First Peoples. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2010.
Citation Hurtado, Oswaldo. Portrait of a Nation. trans. Barbara Sipe. Lanham, MA: Madison, 2010.
Citation Powers, Karen Vieira. Andean Journeys: Migration, Ethnogenesis, and the State in Colonial Quito. Albuquerque: University Of New Mexico, 2009.
By Nathan Gill and Matthew Craze Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) — BHP Billiton Ltd. will cease production of refined copper tomorrow at its 200,000-ton-a-year Spence copper mine in Chile because of a strike, a union leader said. Workers stopped mining on Oct. 13, leaving BHP without enough raw materials to be turned into refined copper, union… Read More BHP to Stop Copper Output at Spence Mine, Union Says
By Nathan Gill Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) — Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA, Chile’s biggest power generator, rose the most in almost four weeks after boosting its stake in a Peruvian unit at an “attractive” price. Endesa, as the company is known, gained 1.3 percent to 868 pesos in Santiago trading, its biggest advance since Sept.… Read More Endesa Chile Rises to Four-Week High on Edegel Stake
By Nathan Gill Oct. 9 (Bloomberg) — Chile’s peso dropped the most in a week as prices for copper, the country’s biggest export, slumped on a strengthening dollar. The peso weakened 0.6 percent to 554.50 per U.S. dollar from 551 yesterday for its steepest drop since Oct. 2. It declined for a third week. Copper… Read More Chile’s Peso Slumps Most in Week as Prices for Copper Decline