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Author Mendoza, Zoila S., 1960- author.

Title Creating our own : folklore, performance, and identity in Cuzco, Peru / Zoila S. Mendoza
Edition [English ed.]
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Series Duke backfile
Contents Introduction: Revisiting Indigenismo and Folklore -- The Mision Peruana de Arte Incaico and the Development of Artistic-Folkloric Production in Cuzco -- The Rise of Cultural Institutions and Contests -- Touristic Cuzco, Its Monuments, and Its Folklore -- La Hora del Charango: The Cholo Feeling, Cuzquenoness, and Peruvianness -- Creative Effervescence and the Consolidation of Spaces for "Folklore" -- Epilogue: Who Will Represent What Is Our Own? Some Paradoxes of Andean Folklore Both Inside and Outside Peru
Summary Analyzes the key role that the production of "folkloric" music, dance, and drama has had in the formation of ethnic/racial identities, regionalism, and nationalism in Cuzco, Peru during the twentieth century
Notes "This text was originally conceived, written, and published in Spanish"--Page [xi]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228) and index
Includes discography: page 219
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnicity -- Peru -- Cuzco
Folklore -- Performance -- Peru -- Cuzco
Folklore -- Peru -- Cuzco
National characteristics, Peruvian.
Nationalism -- Peru -- Cuzco
Drama -- Quechua -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Ethnische Identit├Ąt -- Musik -- Peru -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Folklore -- Performance.
Manners and customs.
Musik -- Ethnische Identit├Ąt -- Peru -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Musik -- Quechua -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
National characteristics, Peruvian.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Tanz -- Quechua -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Volksmusik -- Cuzco -- Geschichte 20. Jh.
Cuzco (Peru) -- Social life and customs
Peru -- Cuzco.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007033636
ISBN 0822388855