Livelihood and Resistance (Paperback)

Peasants and the Politics of Land in Peru

By Gavin Smith

University of California Press, 9780520076624, 293pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 1991

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Livelihood and Resistance examines a Peruvian highland community where rural resistance has been endemic for over a century. Gavin Smith explores the way in which the villagers' daily economic interests and their political struggles contribute to their social and political identity.

About the Author

Gavin Smith is Professor of Anthropology at University College, University of Toronto. He has published widely in leading anthropological and social science journals in the United States and Canada and has earned an international reputation with his writings on peasants.