Peripheral knowledge: Essays on anthropology in Latin America
CitationStarn,Orin. 2010. Peripheral knowledge: Essays on anthropology in Latin America. Journal of Latin American Studies 42( ): 617-619.
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Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Orin Starn is Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History. He has wide-ranging interests including Latin America, Native North America, social movements and indigenous politics, sports and society, and the history of anthropology. His most recent book, "The Shining Path: Love, Madness, and Revolution in the Andes" (W.W. Norton, 2019, with Miguel La Serna) tells the story of a brutal Peruvian guerrilla insurgency. Starn's other books include, "The Passion of Tiger Woods: An Anthrop