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Author Arnold, Denise Y., joint author.

Uniform Title Rincon de las cabezas. English
Title The metamorphosis of heads : textual struggles, education, and land in the Andes / Denise Y. Arnold with Juan de Dios Yapita.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2006]


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Description 1 online resource (345 pages) : illustrations, map.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Illuminations
Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Note Translation of: El rincon de las cabezas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and index.
Contents Andean textual polity -- Colonizing texts and the struggle over meanings -- Lands, seeds, and letters : the cycles of production and reproduction -- Cycles of metamorphosis : the children as enemies -- Warriors and weavers : the pathways of learning in the community -- The cycles of libations in school rituals -- Cycles of memory : the Inka's voice -- Cycles of sound : prayers and the "rain of letters" -- The corporeality of Kipus : toward a mathematics incarnate -- Kipu, number, and writing -- Textual logic in the Andes -- Toward an Andean textual theory.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Indians of South America -- Education -- Bolivia.
Aymara Indians -- Education.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Languages -- Writing.
Inca textile fabrics.
Indian literature -- Criticism, Textual.
Transmission of texts -- Andes Region.
Literacy -- Bolivia.
Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Yapita, Juan de Dios, joint author.
Other Form: Print version: Arnold, Denise Y. Metamorphosis of heads : textual struggles, education, and land in the Andes. Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2006] xiii, 330 pages ; 25 cm. Illuminations 9780822942801 (OCoLC)ocm62281435 (DLC)10853060
ISBN 0822942801 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822971023 (electronic bk.)

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