Anthropology Oliven, Ruben Tradition Matters

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Tradition Matters

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Chronicles the complexities of Gazcho identity in Brazil's collective memory, from vagabond and cattle thief to independent cowboy. Oliven discusses the development of the Gazcho, the tactics used to exclude certain groups, and the areas where the meaning of Gazcho identity is contested.

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This is a study of the cowboys of southern Brazil. It explores tradition, identity and change amongst the Gauchos in the Brazilian border state of Rio Grande do Sul, who have undergone many incarnations over the years, including vagabonds, cattle thieves, ranch workers and warriors.

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RUBEN OLIVEN is professor of anthropology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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