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To rise in darkness : revolution, repression, and memory in El Salvador, 1920-1932

Author: Jeffrey L Gould; Aldo Lauria-Santiago; Duke University.
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, cop. 2008.
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An investigation of the January 1932 massacre of thousands of rural laborers in El Salvador and its long-term cultural and political consequences.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Gould; Aldo Lauria-Santiago; Duke University.
ISBN: 9780822342281 0822342286
OCLC Number: 912747845
Notes: Índice.
Bibliografía: p. [343]-354.
Description: XXVI, 368 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface ix1. Garden of Despair: the Political Economy of Class, Land, and Labor, 1920-1929 12. A Bittersweet Transition: Politics and Labor in the 1920s 323. Fiestas of the Oppressed: The Social Geography and Culture of Mobilization 634. "Ese Trabajo Era Enteramente de los Naturales": Ethnic Conflict and Mestizaje in Western Salvador, 1914-1931 995. "To the Face of the Entire World": Repression and Radicalization, September 1931-January 1932 1326. Red Ribbons and Machetes: The Insurrection of January 1932 1707. "They Killed the Just for the Sinners": The Counterrevolutionary Massacres 2098. Memories of La Matanza: The Political and Cultural Consequences of 1932 240Epilogue 275Afterword 281Notes 291Bibliography 343Index 355
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Gould and Aldo Lauria-Santiago.


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"This fine new book about the 1932 El Salvadoran massacre known as La Matanza. . .offers insights into a range of issues-agrarian history, ethnicity, the texture of historical discourse and memory, Read more...

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