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The Penn Press list for fall 2021 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

Mountain, Field, and Family
The Economy and Human Ecology of an Andean Valley

Stephen B. Brush

224 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 1977 | ISBN 9780812277289 | $79.95s | Outside the Americas £64.00
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512800982 | Buy from Combined Academic Publishers £64.00
An Anniversary Collection volume

This ecological-economic survey of Uchucmarca in northern Peru makes a solid contribution to ethnographic information. . . . Brush skillfully destroys the myth of the idle peasant an surveys the literature on underdevelopment."—Library Journal
This book is a volume in the Penn Press Anniversary Collection. To mark its 125th anniversary in 2015, the University of Pennsylvania Press rereleased more than 1,100 titles from Penn Press's distinguished backlist from 1899-1999 that had fallen out of print. Spanning an entire century, the Anniversary Collection offers peer-reviewed scholarship in a wide range of subject areas.

Stephen B. Brush is Professor Emeritus of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis.

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