Power and Violence in the Colonial City

Power and Violence in the Colonial City

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Toward the end of this period, the analysis focuses on the important Indian uprisings of the 1780s (the rebellions of Tupac Amaru) and the causes of the alliances or confrontations between the members of the distinct bands, either white or Indian. These episodes are of particular interest because some aspects of the present guerrilla activity in Peru by the Shining Path can be seen in the insurrections of the 1780s.standardize the two prices; in 1786 a higher price was assigned to mercury from Idria, Austria, whereas the price of mercury from the ... as far as possible the resale of the mercury, which in principle could be sold only to miners and mill owners. ... 1 1 Mercury purchase transactions by miners and mercury dealers were recorded in the account book titled Manual de ... This is highly useful data, for these books contain the names of the principle miners in their capacity as mercury users.

Title:Power and Violence in the Colonial City
Author:Oscar Cornblit, Elizabeth Ladd Glick
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2003-01-30


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