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Author Meisch, Lynn, 1945-

Title Andean entrepreneurs : Otavalo merchants and musicians in the global arena / by Lynn A. Meisch
Edition 1st ed
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 314 pages) : illustrations
Series Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
Contents Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: Globalization and Otavalo Life -- 2. How the Otavalos Became Otavalos -- 3. Textiles and Tourism Move to the Fore -- 4. In Search of the Noble Savage: Tourism and Travel to Otavalo -- 5. Otavalo Music at Home and Abroad -- 6. Otavalo Merchants and Musicians in the Global Arena -- 7. Otavalo Wealth and Changing Social Relations -- 8. Coping with Globalization -- References -- Index
Summary Native to a high valley in the Andes of Ecuador, the Otavalos are an indigenous people whose handcrafted textiles and traditional music are now sold in countries around the globe
Analysis Indios Otavalo Industria
Empresas Ecuador Otavalo
Indios Otavalo Condiciones económicas
Multinacionales Ecuador Otavalo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-305) and index
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Subject Otavalo Indians -- Industries
Otavalo business enterprises -- Ecuador -- Otavalo
Otavalo Indians -- Economic conditions
International business enterprises -- Ecuador -- Otavalo
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & Imports.
Economic history
International business enterprises
Otavalo business enterprises
Otavalo Indians -- Economic conditions
Social conditions
Otavalo (Indiens) -- Industrie.
Otavalo (Indiens) -- Entreprises.
Otavalo (Indiens) -- Conditions économiques.
Entreprises multinationales -- Équateur.
SUBJECT Otavalo (Ecuador) -- Economic conditions
Otavalo (Ecuador) -- Social conditions
Subject Ecuador -- Otavalo
Équateur -- Otavalo (Indiens) -- Conditions sociales.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292798512