The "Lettered City" and the Insurrection of Subjugated Knowledges in Latin America

  title={The "Lettered City" and the Insurrection of Subjugated Knowledges in Latin America},
  author={Juan Ricardo Aparicio and Mario Blaser},
  journal={Anthropological Quarterly},
  pages={59 - 94}
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