Год издания: 2008
Издатель: Duke University Press
Количество страниц: 234
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In Creating Our Own, anthropologist Zoila S. Mendoza explores the early twentieth century development of the "folkloric arts" particularly music, dance, and drama in Cuzco, Peru, revealing the central role that these expressive practices played in shaping ethnic and regional identities. Mendoza argues that the folkloric productions emerging in Cuzco in the early twentieth century were integral to, rather than only a reflection of, the social and political processes underlying the development of the indigenismo movement. By demonstrating how Cuzco's folklore emerged from complex interactions between artists and intellectuals of different social classes, she challenges the idea that indigenismo was a project of the elites. Mendoza draws on early twentieth century newspapers and other archival documents as well as interviews with key artistic and intellectual figures and their descendants. She offers vivid descriptions of the Peruvian Mission of Incaic Art, a tour undertaken by...