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Author Seligmann, Linda J., 1954-
Title Peruvian street lives : culture, power, and economy among market women of Cuzco / Linda J. Seligmann.
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2004.
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 Floor3  HQ1575.C89 S45 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Interpretations of culture in the new millennium
Interpretations of culture in the new millennium.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-235) and index.
Contents Market spaces and market places -- Dried goods, soup, and fried eggs: exchange relations -- Bitter salt: household structures and gender ideologies -- Straw hats: the world of wholesalers -- Harpies and the empty, dirty, overpriced bread basket: regulating the market chain -- Sharks: loan and credit arrangements -- Talking brew, butchering patience: conversations in the marketplace -- Race recipes: alliances and animosity -- Angels and saints: popular religiosity -- Two-way streets: political action -- Conclusion: what's in store?
Subject Women -- Peru -- Cuzco -- Social conditions.
Women -- Peru -- Cuzco -- Economic conditions.
Peddling -- Peru -- Cuzco.
Peddlers -- Peru -- Cuzco.
Poor women -- Peru -- Cuzco.
Markets -- Peru -- Cuzco.
Women merchants -- Peru -- Cuzco.
ISBN 0252029011 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252071670 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 52514361