INDEX
Abercrombie, Thomas, 9, 28, 142,
238; on alcohol consumption, 149,
153–55; on citizenship, 15–16; on
colonialism, 63–64, 151; on fiesta
obligations, 133; on leadership, 79,
81
Acción Democrática Nacional (adn),
97–98, 107, 273n.10, 273n.17
accountability: citizenship and, 62;
corruption and, 109–11; obras and,
83–88; for Rosas Pampa leadership,
76–88; of trade union leaders, 199–
203
achachilas (ancestral spirits): alcohol
consumption rituals and, 150–55,
277n.7; selfhood and, 59
aesthetics of unity, ritual dance and,
128–29
a≈liations, between traders and
unions, 214–19
African Bolivians, Morenada dance as
history of, 134
‘‘agonistic’’ democracy, 237
agrarian reform, 249; migration flows
and, 46–50
agrarian unions, in Rosas Pampa, 69
ajayus (souls), 44
Alasitas market (annual festival), 217,
280n.6
Albó, Xavier, 10, 28, 47–48, 63, 174,
179, 195, 235, 252
Albro, Robert, 7–8, 114–15, 254
alcaldía (town hall). See local
government
alcohol consumption: colonial Catholi-
cism and, 144–45; Evangelical pro-
hibition against, 159–63; during
fiestas, 123–29; national identity
and, 140–43; religiosity and, 149–
55; sacrificial aspects of, 155; social
and spiritual aspects of, 147–49;
soft drink substitution in, 276n.5
almanacs, as political tools, 97,
272n.9
alteño identity, development in El Alto
of, 51–55
alternative democracies, trade unions
and, 176–77
alternative globalization activists, Boli-
vian political radicalism and, 2–3
Amazonian indigenous groups, evolu-
tion of, 7
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