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Mayas in postwar Guatemala : Harvest of violence revisited

Author: Walter E Little; Timothy J Smith
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009.
Series: Contemporary American Indian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals how the contemporary Mayas contend with crime, political violence, internal community power struggles, and the broader impact of transnational economic and political policies in Guatemala.  Read more...

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Mayas in postwar Guatemala.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)679316473
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter E Little; Timothy J Smith
ISBN: 9780817316556 0817316558 9780817355364 9780817382438 0817382437 0817355367
OCLC Number: 255014769
Description: vi, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: revisiting "Harvest of violence" in postwar Guatemala / Walter E. Little --
Democracy is dissent: political confrontations and indigenous mobilization in Sololá / Timothy J. Smith --
Reviving our spirits: revelation, re-encuentro, and retroceso in post-peace accords Verapaz / Abigail E. Adams --
Peace under fire: understanding evangelical resistance to the peace process in a postwar Guatemala town / J. Jailey Philmot-Munson --
Living and selling in the "New Violence" of Guatemala / Walter E. Little --
Everyday violence of exclusion: women in precarious neighborhoods of Guatemala City / Liliana Goldín and Brenda Rosenbaum --
Bilingual bicultural education: best intentions across a cultural divide / Judith M. Maxwell --
Intergenerational conflict in the postwar era / Jennifer L. Burrell --
Desires and imagination: the economy of humanitarianism in Guatemala / José Oscar Barrera Nuñez --
Everyday politics in a K'iche' village of Totonicapán, Guatemala / Barbara Bocek --
Fried chicken or "Pop" --
redefining development and ethnicity in Totonicapán / Monica DeHart --
Neoliberal violence: social suffering in Guatemala's postwar era / Peter Benson, and Edward F. Fischer --
Harvest of conviction: solidarity in Guatemala scholarship, 1988-2008 / David Stroll --
Conclusion / Robert M. Carmack.
Series Title: Contemporary American Indian studies.
Other Titles: Harvest of violence.
Responsibility: edited by Walter E. Little and Timothy J. Smith.
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Based on significant and sound research, cogently argued. The variety of topics and regions covered by these essays offers both a broad and in-depth perspective on post-war Guatemala. David Carey Read more...

 
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