Walker, Charles F.

Smoldering Ashes : Cuzco and the Creation of Republican Peru, 1780-1840 - Durham : Duke University Press, 1999. - 1 online resource (350 p.) - eBooks on Demand Latin America Otherwise . - Latin America Otherwise .

CONTENTS; About the Series; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 The Tupac Amaru Rebellion: Protonationalism and Inca Revivalism; 3 Smoldering Ashes; 4 The Arrival of Saint Patria: The Long War of Independence in Peru; 5 Cuzco's Black Angel: Agustín Gamarra and the Creation of the Republican State; 6 The War of the Words: Urban Political Culture in Postcolonial Cuzco; 7 From Colony to Republic and from Indian to Indian: Cuzco Rural Society; 8 Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Reconsiders Peru's transition from colony to republic, highlighting the important role indigenous peasants played in anti-colonial struggles.

9780822382164 24.95 (NL)


Caudillos -- Peru -- Cuzco (Dept.) -- History.
Cuzco (Peru : Dept.) -- History.
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Cuzco (Dept.) -- Politics and government.
Peru -- History -- 1548-1820.
Peru -- History -- 1829-1919.
Peru -- History -- War of Independence, 1820-1829.


Electronic books.

F3451.C9 / W355 1999

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