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Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy and Power in Highland Ecuador? was far more intriguing then I had expected. I enjoyed the way the book was organized. Magical Writing in Salasaca: Literacy and Power in Highland Ecuador. Peter America, Wogan has focused his ethnography of the Salasaca people in Ecuador . This engaging case study of Salasaca, a village in highland Ecuador, examines indigenous beliefs about writing, such as Day of the Dead name lists.

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Trivia About Magical Writing I Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Adam Gouveia rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. Writibg Writing in Salasaca demonstrates that these beliefs reflect extensive contact with birth certificates, baptism records, and other church and state documents. Wogan’s inquiry into the place of literacy in the Salasacas’ worldview provides a nuanced look at the power relations between elites and nonelite villagers, at the same time that it imparts an empathetic understanding of alternative ways of viewing ostensibly familiar aspects of the world.

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