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Author Kernaghan, Richard.

Title Coca's gone : of might and right in the Huallaga post-boom / Richard Kernaghan
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (308 pages)
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1 -- ya no hay coca ya; picture this; a time in between; ideal events; many forces; secluded places; the project; horizons; 2 -- shooting in pacae; may 27, 1998; the law . . . by day; violence through language; an excess of law; law's time; crowned by fate; and what of "human rights"?; where else but pacae?; fragile links; mariela's take; 3 -- river and road; lucky black sack; river; road; signage; time of rot; taxis and little trucks; wear; bridges and curves; mute earth; corpses in time; compassion; cruelty
4 -- cement housetwo years; noble materials; pushes; gregorio; marusha; shirley; 5 -- esparza; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 6 -- flag; the decision; lucio; dates and forecasts; social meteorology; cotomonillo; Afterword; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; NOTES; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Summary Coca's Gone examines the legacy of violence and shattered expectations that shaped the stories told by people of Peru's Upper Huallaga Valley in the aftermath of a twenty-year cocaine boom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-299) and index
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Subject Coca industry -- Social aspects -- Peru -- Huallaga River Valley
Insurgency -- Peru -- Huallaga River Valley
Political violence -- Peru -- Huallaga River Valley
Cocaine industry -- Peru -- History
HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Coca industry -- Social aspects.
Cocaine industry.
Economic history.
Political violence.
Huallaga River Valley (Peru) -- Economic conditions
Peru -- Huallaga River Valley.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009006807
ISBN 9780804771290