Inventing Indigenous Knowledge

Inventing Indigenous Knowledge : Archaeology, Rural Development and the Raised Field Rehabilitation Project in Bolivia

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 340.19g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 24 colour illustrations
  • 1138973319
  • 9781138973312

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Ethnic Groups and the State: From Tiwanaku to National Revolution in the Lake Titicaca Basin 3. Agrarian Policies, Indigenous Social Movements and Sustainable Development: The Contexts for Implementing a Bolivian Agricultural Development Project 4. "Inventing Tradition" and Development: The Representation of Raised Field Agriculture 5. "Traditional Agricultural Practices": Contrasting Representations of Raised Fields with Production Factors at the Local Level 6. The "Myth of the Idle Peasant" Revisited: Access to Labor for Agriculture 7. Conclusion: Inventing Indigenous Knowledge and the Maintenance of Class and Ethnic Boundariesshow more