To rise in darkness : revolution, repression, and memory in El Salvador, 1920-1932 (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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To rise in darkness : revolution, repression, and memory in El Salvador, 1920-1932

Author: Jeffrey L Gould; Aldo Lauria-Santiago
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: Duke backfile
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Gould; Aldo Lauria-Santiago
ISBN: 9780822381242 0822381249
OCLC Number: 271244522
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 368 pages)
Contents: Garden of despair : the political economy of class, land, and labor --
A bittersweet transition : politics and labor in the 1920s --
Fiestas of the oppressed : the social geography and culture of mobilization --
"Ese trabajo era enteramente de los naturales" : ethnic conflict and mestizaje in Western Salvador, 1914-1931 --
"To the face of the entire world" : repression and radicalization, September 1931-January 1932 --
Red ribbons and machetes : the Insurrection of January 1932 --
"They killed the just for the sinners" : the counter-revolutionary massacres --
Memories of the massacre : the political and cultural consequences of 1932.
Series Title: Duke backfile
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Gould and Aldo A. Lauria-Santiago.

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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.  Read more...

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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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