Slavery and Utopia book release: Capt. Herrera

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September 14, 2020
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Troops with native people
Courtesy of the Biblioteca Nacional del Perú.

CAPT. HERRERA AND HIS TROOPS, PERENÉ COLONY, JUNE 1914.

Captain Herrera (center), commander of the Mounted Infantry of the Andean town of La Oroya, was one of the first officers to be sent to the Selva Central to punish the Ashaninka rebels. Here he appears in the company of friendly Yanesha and Ashaninka chiefs while his soldiers raise the Peruvian flag. Source: Variedades No. 309, January 31, 1914. Courtesy of the Biblioteca Nacional del Perú.

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