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Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

Peru

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The Shifting Phases Of A Commodity: Textiles And Ethnic Tourism On A Lake Titicaca Island, Daniel Escobar López Jul 2012

The Shifting Phases Of A Commodity: Textiles And Ethnic Tourism On A Lake Titicaca Island, Daniel Escobar López

Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

The case study of the island of Taquile in the Peruvian part of Lake Titicaca will be used to explore how textiles functions as intermediaries for social interactions and change and how they respond to demands from ethnic tourism. By using theories of material culture, specifically the analytical approach of "the biography", I aim to shed light on the process by which some textiles in Taquile have passed from being the person’s “second skin” to a commodity responding to ethnic tourism. However, such a process, rather than being contradictory, expresses the capacity of Taquilean culture to adapt the local ...


Moche Human Sacrifice: The Role Of Funerary And Warrior Sacrifice In Moche Ritual Organization, Christina Taggart Jun 2011

Moche Human Sacrifice: The Role Of Funerary And Warrior Sacrifice In Moche Ritual Organization, Christina Taggart

Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

No abstract provided.


Unearthing The Moche: The Bioarchaeology Of San Jose De Moro, Peru, Summer 1995, James Huffman Jun 2011

Unearthing The Moche: The Bioarchaeology Of San Jose De Moro, Peru, Summer 1995, James Huffman

Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

No abstract provided.