Medicina Campesina en Transicion

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Author: Burgos Guevara, Hugo inscribed

Year: 1964

Publisher: Escuela Nacional de Anthropologia e Historia

Place: Mexico


vii+136 pages with fold out map, original photographs tipped in, tables and bibliography. Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") type script bound in original wrappers. inscribed to Professor George M Foster. Master's thesis manuscript.

Hugo Burgos Guevara, Ecuadorian anthropologist trained at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he earned his master's degree after having completed two investigations in Michoacan and in the Highlands of Chiapas: "Peasant Medicine in Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán" and "Indianism among Tzetzales and Tzotzil of highland Chiapas, Mexico." His first achievement was to have developed the theory of "internal colonialism", both among the Tzeltal and Tzotzil of Chiapas and among the Indians of Ecuador, where his "Interethnic Relations in Riobamba", published in Mexico, He was invited to universities in Europe to expand on the topic. He did his doctorate at the University of Illinois, in Anthropology with a thesis on "The structure of the Inca Ceques in Quito, mythological vision and policy of the Inca rulers of Cuzco and Quito Tomebamba ". That work was published in 1995 under the title The Guaman, Puma and Amaru, structural formation of the Indian government in Ecuador, which received the José Mejía Lequerica Award that year.

This work is his Master's Thesis (1964).


Inscribed on front end paper. Light edge wear else a very good copy.


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