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Rebellion in Chiapas : an historical reader

Author: John Womack
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Womack examines the conflict in Chiapas in light of 500 years of struggle and uneasy accomodation between the region's Maya population and the Spanish conquerors and ladino landowners. Rebellion in Chiapas opens with a major new essay examining the Zapatista revolt and chronicling the attempts at a negotiated peace. It goes on to reveal the roots of the rebellion through a range of primary source materials and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Womack
ISBN: 1565844521 9781565844520
OCLC Number: 39724120
Description: xvii, 372 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Chiapas, the Bishop of San Cristobal, and the Zapatista Revolt --
pt. 2. Readings / [by various authors].
Other Titles: Chiapas
Responsibility: [compilation, translations, and introductory material by] John Womack, Jr.

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John Womack examines the conflict in Chiapas in light of 500 years of struggle and uneasy accomodation between the region's Maya population and the Spanish conquerors and ladino landowners. Rebellion in Chiapas opens with a major new essay examining the Zapatista revolt and chronicling the attempts at a negotiated peace. It goes on to reveal the roots of the rebellion through a range of primary source materials and other key documents from the time of the conquest through the present.

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