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Published: 14 January 2020

312 Pages | 15 halftones

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ISBN: 9780195161601


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The People Are King

The Making of an Indigenous Andean Politics

S. Elizabeth Penry

  • Proposes a new theory of how Andean indigenous communities interacted with Spaniards to bring about self-government over 300 years of colonialism
  • Based on original letters written by and to Andeans that reveal how the indigenous commoners shaped their own community identities
  • Introduces a new and controversial thesis that Andean rebellions against Spaniards were a forward-thinking effort to guarantee their rights, based on an understanding of eighteenth-century political philosophy

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