We Eat the Mines and the Mines Eat Us: Dependency and Exploitation in Bolivian Tin Mines

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Columbia University Press, 1979 - Political Science - 363 pages
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In this powerful anthropological study of a Bolivian tin mining town, Nash explores the influence of modern industrialization on the traditional culture of Quechua-and-Aymara-speaking Indians.

  

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A classic book that, though Nash shows some undue influence of dependency theory, contains timeless reflections on cultural as well as political-economic instruments of domination and resistance in ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Miners History
17
Belief and Behavior in Family Life
58
Community Integration and Worker
87
The Natural and the Supernatural Order
121
Conditions of Work in the Mine
170
Wages Prices and the Accumulation
222
Labor Conflict and Unionization
257
Community and Class Consciousness
310
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June Nash is the author of I Spent My Life in the Mines.

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