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The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Joanna Crow

Abstract

Spanning the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries, The Mapuche in Modern Chile draws on a vast array of cultural sources, such as poetry, popular music, photography, theater, testimonial writing, ethnographic studies and literary criticism, to probe the complexities of indigenous political struggles since the Chilean state first invaded Mapuche territory in 1862. It investigates the multiple, contesting ways in which Mapuche and Chilean artists, writers, and intellectuals have grappled with the country’s history of internal colonialism. It also examines key shifts in state cultural ... More

Keywords: Mapuche, Chile, state, intellectuals, culture, history, memory, identity, power, indigenous agency

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044286
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044286.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joanna Crow, author