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The monkey's paw : new chronicles from Peru

Author: Robin Kirk
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1997.
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"Journalistic account, set in a careful historical setting, of the impact of the Sendero Luminoso- inspired civil war from 1983 to the mid-1990s. Focuses on the civil defense brigades, Sendero's women in their prison setting, and campesino refugees in Lima who have fled their highland villages as a result of the war. Based on extensive interviews by a journalist who is fully familiar with the topic. One of the best  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kirk, Robin.
Monkey's paw.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605351821
Online version:
Kirk, Robin.
Monkey's paw.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)608229715
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Kirk
ISBN: 1558491082 9781558491083 1558491090 9781558491090
OCLC Number: 37011227
Description: xiv, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Heroes --
Justice --
Blackout --
Recorded in Stone --
Senoras --
The Monkey's Paw --
Home.
Responsibility: Robin Kirk.

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Combining interviews and personal narrative, the author presents a portrait of the turbulent history of Peru, starting in 1983 when the Shining Path guerillas plunged the country into crisis. She  Read more...

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