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Author Morales, Edmundo, 1943-

Title The guinea pig : healing, food, and ritual in the Andes / Edmundo Morales.

Publication Info. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [1995]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  F2230.1.D65 M67 1995    AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 177 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From household animal to market commodity -- The cuy as food and symbolic social binder -- The cuy in Andean medicine -- The cuy in Andean ideology, religion, and belief -- The future of the cuy economy.
Subject Indians of South America -- Domestic animals -- Andes Region.
Guinea pigs -- Social aspects -- Andes Region.
Guinea pigs -- Andes Region -- History.
Indians of South America -- Food -- Andes Region.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 0816514798 alkaline paper
0816515581 paperback alkaline paper

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