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The fire and the word : a history of the Zapatista movement

Author: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez; Laura Carlsen; Alejandro Reyes Arias
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2008.
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In 1983, a small group of Mexicans traveled to the Lacandón Jungle in Mexico's southern state of Chiapas, with the dream of organizing a national revolution. For the next ten years they lived with the indigenous Mayan communities there, listening, learning and blending with them. This was the beginning of the Zapatista movement, which made its dramatic public debut on January 1, 1994, when thousands of armed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muñoz Ramírez, Gloria.
Fire and the word.
San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez; Laura Carlsen; Alejandro Reyes Arias
ISBN: 9780872864887 087286488X
OCLC Number: 182737084
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Audio message / Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos --
Introduction or presentation (or both) / Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos --
Prologue / Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos --
1983-1994: pieces of the puzzle --
Ten years of Zapatista struggle and resistance --
A time to ask, a time to demand and a time to act --
The next step: the sixth declaration of the Lacandón Jungle / Hermann Bellinghausen and Gloria Muñoz Ramírez.
Other Titles: EZLN.
Responsibility: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez ; translated by Laura Carlsen with Alejandro Reyes Arias.
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An illustrated history of the Zapatistas based on interviews with the movement's original organizers.  Read more...


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