Citation Wong, Ketty. Whose National Music? Identity, Mestizaje, and Migration in Ecuador. Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Music. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012.
Jeffrey Gould’s monograph, To Die in This Way (1998), looks at the dialectic relationship between indigenous identity and the formation of the nation-state in Nicaragua from the late nineteenth century until the mid twentieth. Gould challenges the “myth of mestizaje” that holds that, except for the Miskito coast, the Central American nation is an ethnically-homogeneous… Read More To Die in This Way: Jeffrey Gould
The role of violence and the importance of cultural identity in the struggles between indigenous communities and the nation-state are the subjects of Ana María Alonso’s monograph, Thread of Blood: Colonialism, Revolution, and Gender on Mexico’s Northern Frontier (1995). This anthropological history of machismo in the culturally-mestizo Namiquipa community in Chihuahua looks at how violence,… Read More Thread of Blood: Ana María Alonso
Citation Guerrero, Andrés. De la economía a las mentalidades (Cambio social y conflicto agragrio en el Ecuador). Quito: Editorial El Conejo, 1991.