Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: politics in a Ch'ajchu city
  • Llunk'erĂ­o: clientelism and the problem of stigma
  • Fictive feasting: the mixing and parsing of native sentiments
  • The Chola cult: the political imagination and cultural intimacy
  • Patrimonial pendejadas: self-prospecting and cultural estrangement
  • Recognition and realpolitik: spectacle, career, and factional genealogies
  • Conclusion: the humble politics of negative solidarity.