Sites of Difficult Memory: The Haciendas of Chimborazo, Ecuador

Author(s): Ross Jamieson

Year: 2015

Summary

From the 17th century until the land reforms of the last fifty years, hacienda agriculture dominated the highland region surrounding Chimborazo, Ecuador.  Many of the central building complexes of these operations now stand as ruins on the landscape.  Through interviews, historical research, and site survey, I explore the role that these ruins play as silent witnesses to a difficult past for rural indigenous communities today.

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Sites of Difficult Memory: The Haciendas of Chimborazo, Ecuador. Ross Jamieson. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 433990)

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Canada North America

Spatial Coverage

min long: -141.003; min lat: 41.684 ; max long: -52.617; max lat: 83.113 ;

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PaperId(s): 271