The paper analyzes how post-colonial elites in the Peruvian Andes were able to remove an indigenous presence from the towns. This was done through recourse to a discourse of hygiene and (Indian) disease and by transforming ideas of shared urban space (the commons) into a new excluding urban public space.
|Citizenship, political culture and state transformation in Latin America
|Willem Assies, Marco Calderon, Ton Salmon
|Dutch University Press
|Udgivet - 2005