Monuments, Empires, and Resistance

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From AD 1550 to 1850, the Araucanian polity in southern Chile was a center of political resistance to the intruding Spanish empire. Monuments, Empires, and Resistance PDF EBook In this book, Tom D. Dillehay examines the resistance strategies of the Araucanians and how they used mound building and other sacred monuments to reorganize their political and culture life in order to unite against the Spanish. Drawing on anthropological research conducted over three decades, Dillehay focuses on the development of leadership, shamanism, ritual, and power relations. Like this book? Read online this: Speaking of Empire and Resistance, Monuments, Objects, Histories.

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