South America

Posted on October 14, 2018 By

In his a Geocultura of the American Man, "published in 1976, Kusch said: a en Bolivia and Paraguay, is the heart of Americaa . That year culminated Larraya Pages fieldwork, which would lead to their monumental work a o The o irrational in culture to , published in 1982. The reality is that between the second half of the decade of the sixties and the first half of the next decade, both authors, investigated in situ the scenes of the people living within the physical space, which is recognized in the concert of nations and Bolivia. One might even speculate that the two knew nothing about what each was doing. His research, which basically enable us to make considerations on the subject, among others enriched by the other three authors mentioned above. As authors mentioned, are recurrent in transcribing a quotation from Henry Palavecino, its content enlightening for our purposes to approach the events focused on the Altiplano and eastern Bolivia.

Palavecino (1906-1966), Argentine anthropologist, in his article "a areas of folk culture in Argentine territory, which is part of the collective book" Folklore Argentino "directed by Jose Imbelloni and published in 1959. expressed as follows: "… in South America, the vast majority of folk cultures have as more or less important ingredient a considerable burden material, social and spiritual elements Indians organized into a political, religious and social Europe. The issue of misery or happiness of most of the rural population of South America lies in the way one bear or exceeded the internal contradictions of this type of integration …