Not Ours Alone

Not Ours Alone

Patrimony, Value, And Collectivity In Contemporary Mexico

eBook - 2005
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Elizabeth Ferry explores how members of the Santa Fe Cooperative, a silver mine in Mexico, give meaning to their labor in an era of rampant globalization. She analyzes the cooperative's practices and the importance of patrimonio (patrimony) in their understanding of work, tradition, and community. More specifically, she argues that patrimonio, a belief that certain resources are inalienable possessions of a local collective passed down to subsequent generations, has shaped and sustained the cooperative's sense of identity.
Publisher: [United States] : Columbia University Press : Made available through hoopla, 2005
ISBN: 9780231507141
0231507143
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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