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The Chaco Skies

A Socio-cultural History of Power Relations

Alejandro Martín López and Agustina Altman

The purpose of this article is to analyze the ways in which indigenous Guaycurú groups from the Argentine Chaco have constructed their relations with powerful non-human beings in the celestial space throughout time. This study is based centrally on

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Kathleen Lowrey, Eben Kirksey, Julie Velásquez Runk, Jessica O'Reilly, Melissa Checker, Juliana Essen, Rebecca Mari Meuninck, Jason Roberts, Yu Huang, James H. McDonald, Wendy R. Townsend, Robert Fletcher, Megan Tracy, and E.N. Anderson

BLASER, Mario, Storytelling Globalization from the Chaco and Beyond

HALVERSON, Anders, An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World

HECKLER, Serena, Landscape, Process, and Power: Re-Evaluating Traditional Environmental Knowledge

HELMREICH, Stefan, Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas

HOLIFIELD, Ryan, Michael PORTER, and Gordon WALKER, eds., Spaces of Environmental Justice

LANSING, J. Stephen, Perfect Order: Recognizing Complexity in Bali

LYON, Sarah, and Mark MOBERG, eds., Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

MARSH, Kevin R., Drawing Lines in the Forest: Creating Wilderness in the Pacific Northwest

MUSCOLINO, Micah S., Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China

PERRAMOND, Eric P., Political Ecologies of Cattle Ranching in Northern Mexico: Private Revolutions

RINGHOFER, Lisa, Fishing, Foraging and Farming in the Bolivian Amazon: On a Local Society in Transition

SCHELHAS, John, and Max J. PFEFFER, Saving Forests, Protecting People? Environmental Conservation in Central America

TRUBEK, Amy B., The Taste of Place: A Cultural Journey into Terroir

VAYDA, Andrew P., Explaining Human Actions and Environmental Changes

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Religions, Histories, and Comparisons

Simon Coleman, Ruy Llera Blanes, and Sondra L. Hausner

among Guaycurú aboriginal groups in the Argentine Chaco. López and Altman very explicitly locate their analysis in the context of the socio-religious changes that have occurred in the area since the eighteenth century. As Stephan Palmié’s tribute to J. D

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Museums in the Pandemic

A Survey of Responses on the Current Crisis

Joanna Cobley, David Gaimster, Stephanie So, Ken Gorbey, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Bruno Brulon Soares, Nuala Morse, Laura Osorio Sunnucks, María de las Mercedes Martínez Milantchí, Alberto Serrano, Erica Lehrer, Shelley Ruth Butler, Nicky Levell, Anthony Shelton, Da (Linda) Kong, and Mingyuan Jiang

and work in the Paraguayan Chaco. Their example demonstrates ways in which larger metropolitan museums can reach out to support Indigenous communities in isolated places, share resources, build new knowledge, and, at the same time, decolonize and

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Fernando Antonio Ignacio González, Maria Emma Santos, and Silvia London

han presentado históricamente peores indicadores de desarrollo y bienestar en relación a las demás regiones. El Norte Argentino comprende a las regiones del Noreste ([NEA], incluye a Misiones, Corrientes, Chaco y Formosa) y Noroeste ([NOA], incluye a

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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

anthropologists who have previously conducted research in South America’s Gran Chaco region and of socio-cultural theorists working on indigenous religions within the so-called ontological turn, that is, theorists who equate “legitimate Ayoreo life … with an

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Tintin and Corto Maltese

The European Adventurer Meets the Colonial Other

Dani Filc

Chaco: La Tintinisation de la géopolitique des années 1930’ [Basil Zaharoff and the Chaco war: The Tintinisation of globalisation in the 1930s], in Hergé reporter: Tintin en contexte [Hergé Reporter : Tintin in Context], ed. Rainier Grutman and Maxime

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Unbuilt and Unfinished

The Temporalities of Infrastructure

Ashley Carse and David Kneas

Argentina's Bermejo River into a commercial navigation route, which some hoped would bring prosperity to the Gran Chaco region. Among the absences these ruins invoke in the present is nostalgia for the progress that the ships once promised. Zombies

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Incarnate Politics beyond the Cross and the Sword

Carlota McAllister and Valentina Napolitano

.1525/9780520938038 Gordillo , Gastón R. 2004 . Landscapes of Devils: Tensions of Place and Memory in the Argentinean Chaco . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . 10.1215/9780822386025 Gordillo , Gastón R. 2014 . Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction . Durham, NC

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Financialization from the margins

Notes on the incorporation of Argentina's subproletariat into consumer credit (2009–2015)

Hadrien Saiag

Luis and Gladys live with their three children in a small and precarious house in Espinillo. They both migrated to the area in the mid-1990s. Gladys is an Amerindian Toba who moved to Rosario's slums with her mom and sisters from the Chaco province to