Andean lives: Gregorio Condori Mamani and Asunta Quispe Huamán by Gregorio Condori Mamani(Book); Gregorio Condori Mamani, autobiografía by. GREGORIO CONDORI MAMANI. AUTOBIOGRAFIA by Valderrama Fernandez, Ricardo / Escalante Gutierrez, Carmen and a great selection of similar Used. Andean Lives: Gregorio Condori Mamani and Asunta Quispe Huamán. In Andean Lives, Gelles and Martínez provide the first complete English translation of the.
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It contains interesting complementary information about the fate of the protagonists and the story of this book, the most translated piece of modern Quechua literature.
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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Their descriptions of life in rural villages, isolated mines, semifuedal haciendas, and the houses of their powerful Misti masters in Cuzco are eloquent testimonies to the beauty and brutality of everyday life in the Andean highlands.
Andean Lives is the first English translation of this important book. I had to read this book for an Anthropology class. Todd Curtis rated it it was ok Jun 26, Please try again later. Please verify that you are not a robot. Or like it a lot. Bee rated it really liked it Feb 27, It’s a book about the lives of Gregorio and Asunta, and it basically tells of their hardships as Runas, in Peru. Dec 02, Xarah rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Cancel Forgot your password?
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auobiografa Customers who bought this item also bought. It is to be desired that some day this becomes a bilingual Quechua-English edition for those interested in studying Quechua Cuzco variety. The resulting Spanish-Quechua narrative, published in the mids and since translated into many languages, has become a classic introduction to the lives and struggles of the “people” of the Andes.
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The book is completely appropriate for advanced courses such as history or anthropology graduate seminars focused on the modern Andean region, as well as literature or culture classes concerned with problems of translation, cross-cultural relations, or oral history.
The title, Andean Life is a bit misleading though. They also reflect the patience, humour, determination and defiance of these people. Although Peruvian andean life isn’t different to let’s say ecuadorian andean life by a lot, there are major differences in cultures throughout the andes. Return to Book Page. Anyway, it’s not too long and it’s still worth reading because it does give you a feel for how these people are living.
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It brings to vivid life the words of Gregorio and Asunta, giving readers fascinating and sometimes troubling glimpses of life among Cuzco’s urban poor, with reflections on rural village life, factory work, haciendas, indigenous religion, and marriage and family relationships. Feb 28, Jessica Harn rated it really liked it. Autobioggafa can view this on the NLA website.