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The European powers were forced to make the Kuna people of present-day Panama and Columbia an integral part of their calculus of empire. Yet the Kunas created new forms of leadership out of foreign contacts, enabling their own survival.
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A fresh interpretation [of]... how indigenous societies succeeded in keeping foreign powers at a distance.(American Historical Review)
The great strength... is its engagement with ethno-historical approaches and its uses of historical documentation to establish the cultural dynamic and relationship of the various historical actors.(American Historical Association)
Ignacio Gallup-Diaz's incisive, theoretically sophisticated, and absorbing [study]... advances Isthmian ethnohistory by a whole order of magnitude.(James Howe Ethnohistory)
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Book Description Columbia University Press, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0231138741
Book Description Columbia University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Revised. Seller Inventory # DADAX0231138741