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And for the animal accomplice… Death!

Whenever I’ve heard the question, what separates humans from the rest of the animal kingdom, responses inevitably cluster around some specific form of cognitive capacity: tool-making and using, abstract thought, that ability to transcend temporality, emotional experience, language, moral culpability,

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Posted in Gender and Sexuality, Latin American History

Peru vs. Yale, the never-ending saga

The Chronicle of Higher Ed has an article in its April 3rd issue on the continuing saga over Hiram Bingham and the fate of the Machu Picchu collection. The saga continues. I would link to it, but this is one of

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Posted in Latin American History, Miscellaneous

CLAH Andean Section Roundtable

Below the fold is a draft transcript of my comments for the upcoming CLAH Andean Studies Section roundtable, appreciably organized by Jane Mangan. I’ve seen the others’ draft comments as well, at it promises to be a fun and interesting

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Hacer juicio ú dictamen acerca de alguna cosa... significando que el objeto excita el juicio ú dictamen en la persona que le hace.

Deducir ante el Juez la accion ú derecho que se tiene, ó las excepciones que excluyen la accion contrária.

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