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Andean colonial images and supports. preliminary notes.

Abstract in spanish

This work describes the visual and oral unfolding that the Andean societies of the XVIth and XVIIth century realized from some concrete conditions of the colonial process, that allow a first comprehension of the changes happened in the Andean systems of representation, especially in the parietal painting and in the keros, or glasses of wood painted. Its proposes that in this period a strong ideological struggle and of resistance occurs, even, in front of the political of control of the memory and to the processes of colonization of the Indians imaginary initiated from the Europeans from the second half of the XVIth century.

Keywords: memory,colonization,representation systems,Andean societies.
Author: José Luis Martínez. Doctor en Antropología Social e Histórica, Escuela de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales, París. Profesor Departamento de Ciencias Históricas y Centro de Estudios Culturales Latinoamericanos, Universidad de Chile.
Received: January 17th, 2005, Accepted: June 10th, 2005
Revista Chilena de Antropología Visual - número 5 - Santiago, Julio 2005 - 113/132 pp.- ISSN 0718-876x. Rev. chil. antropol. vis.