The Tupac Amaru and Catarista Rebellions: An Anthology of Sources

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Ward Stavig, Ella Schmidt
Hackett Publishing, 2008 - History - 247 pages

Through a wide variety of primary sources--including letters, eyewitness accounts, and governmental documents--this collection portrays in vivid detail the three indigenous rebellions that threatened Spanish control of its South American colonies more than a quarter century before the Wars of Independence (1808-1825). Headnotes introduce each selection, and a general introduction provides historical, cultural, and political context. Maps, a chronology of the rebellions, and a glossary of terms are included.

 

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Contents

The Catari Brothers and Rebellion in Chayanta and La Plata Bolivia
168
Tupac Catari the Siege of La Paz and the Struggle for the Altiplano
215
Glossary
245
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The late Ward Stavig was Professor of History, University of South Florida.

Ella Schmidt is Assistant Professor of Anthroplogy, University of South Florida.

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