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Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on the Native Peoples of Pampa, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego to the Nineteenth Century.

By: BRIONES, CLAUDIA.
Contributor(s): LANATA, JOSE LUIS.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2002Description: 1 online resource (211 p.).ISBN: 9780313012808.Subject(s): Fuegians -- History | Indians of South America -- Argentina -- History | Indians of South America -- Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- History | Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on the Native Peoples of Pampa, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego to the Nineteenth CenturyDDC classification: 306.0898 | 982 | 982/.00498 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Illustrations; Foreword; 1. Living on the Edge; 2. Biological Anthropology in Fuego-Patagonia; 3. The Pampean Foragers; 4. The Archaeology of Patagonia; 5. The World's Southernmost Foragers: The Native Diversity of Tierra del Fuego; 6. Indigenous History of Northwest Patagonia: Regional Identities during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; 7. Social Strategies in a Situation of Interethnic Contact: The Fort del Carmen, Río Negro, Case Study; 8. The Tehuelche of Patagonia as Chronicled by Travelers and Explorers in the Nineteenth Century
9. The Last Step in the Process of "Araucanization of the Pampa," 1810-1880: Attempts of Ethnic Ideologization and "Nationalism" among the Mapuche and Araucanized Pampean Aborigines10. Building an Image of the Indian People from Patagonia during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: Science and Christening; 11. The Late-Nineteenth-Century Crisis in the Survival of the Magellan-Fueguian Littoral Natives; Bibliography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors
Summary: The Spanish conquerors who explored the southern cone of South America reported back to Europe that the region was empty of human inhabitants. In truth, however, the large area supported a thriving, albeit low-density, population of foragers. Those foragers-the Mapuche, Tehuelche, Rankuelche, and Fueguian peoples-are the subject of this volume, which presents archaeological and ethnographic studies of their past.||The southern cone of South America was one of the last regions to be colonized on earth. When the Spanish Royal Crown experienced difficulties expanding its colonial frontiers to in
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Contents; Illustrations; Foreword; 1. Living on the Edge; 2. Biological Anthropology in Fuego-Patagonia; 3. The Pampean Foragers; 4. The Archaeology of Patagonia; 5. The World's Southernmost Foragers: The Native Diversity of Tierra del Fuego; 6. Indigenous History of Northwest Patagonia: Regional Identities during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; 7. Social Strategies in a Situation of Interethnic Contact: The Fort del Carmen, Río Negro, Case Study; 8. The Tehuelche of Patagonia as Chronicled by Travelers and Explorers in the Nineteenth Century

9. The Last Step in the Process of "Araucanization of the Pampa," 1810-1880: Attempts of Ethnic Ideologization and "Nationalism" among the Mapuche and Araucanized Pampean Aborigines10. Building an Image of the Indian People from Patagonia during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: Science and Christening; 11. The Late-Nineteenth-Century Crisis in the Survival of the Magellan-Fueguian Littoral Natives; Bibliography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors

The Spanish conquerors who explored the southern cone of South America reported back to Europe that the region was empty of human inhabitants. In truth, however, the large area supported a thriving, albeit low-density, population of foragers. Those foragers-the Mapuche, Tehuelche, Rankuelche, and Fueguian peoples-are the subject of this volume, which presents archaeological and ethnographic studies of their past.||The southern cone of South America was one of the last regions to be colonized on earth. When the Spanish Royal Crown experienced difficulties expanding its colonial frontiers to in

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<p>CLAUDIA BRIONES is a member of the Anthropology Department, University of Buenos Aires, CONICET, Argentina.</p> <p>JOSE LUIS LANATA is a member of the Anthropology Department, University of Buenos Aires, CONICET, Argentina.</p>

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