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The Spirit of Regeneration: Andean Culture Confronting Western Notions of Development

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This volume assembles for the first time in English a selection of the work which a group of Peruvian development specialists of peasant background have initiated since 1987. Their starting point is that development itself is the problem because its epistemologies and practices are alien to the indigenous peasantry. Instead, they believe that the native cultural and agricu
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 1st 1998 by Zed Books
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Denise Pf
Challenging the whole basis of knowledge as most of us have learned it, this book opens up an alternative way of knowing.

The knowledge that science produces contains within its core the notions of having POWER OVER others and our world. But this isn't the only way of knowing. When we know a friend we know about them according to what they want to share with us and this knowledge is used to nurture and to let ourselves be nurtured.

This book gives us a window into a world where this second way of
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Phenomenal book about the cosmology of a Quechuan community in Peru.
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