Violence and Resistance in the Americas: The Legacy of Conquest

  1. Yoke-Sum Wong and
  2. Derek Sayer
  1. Michael Taussig

Published Online: 17 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309720.ch1

Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2

Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2

How to Cite

Taussig, M. (2008) Violence and Resistance in the Americas: The Legacy of Conquest, in Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2 (eds Y.-S. Wong and D. Sayer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309720.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179348

Online ISBN: 9781444309720

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Keywords:

  • violence and resistance in the Americas: the legacy of conquest;
  • social impact of ceremonial and the reproduction of dominant discourses, codes, and images;
  • Quincentennial rite;
  • principle of identity;
  • fantasmic presence;
  • self-fashioning;
  • mystical secret of ancient Indian technology;
  • mediation and montage;
  • ethnographic practice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Heights of Machu Picchu

  • Dream-Work

  • The Meaning of Context: Mediation and Montage

  • The Mothers of the Disappeared: Dialectic at a Standstill

  • Our Move

  • Acknowledgments

  • References