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Author Collier, George Allen, 1942-

Title Basta! : land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas / George A. Collier ; with Elizabeth Lowery Quaratiello ; foreword by Peter Rosset
Edition Revised edition
Published Oakland, Calif. : Food First Books ; Chicago : Distributed by LPC Group, [1999]


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 W'PONDS  333.317275 Col/Bla 1999  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  333.317275 Col/Bla 1999  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 235 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents Foreword / Peter Rosset -- Preface to the Spanish Edition / Rodolfo Stavenhagen -- Ch. 1. Chiapas and Mexico. The Legacy of Conquest. Export Enclaves and National Consolidation. Mexico's Revolution. Agrarian Reform -- Ch. 2. Eastern Chiapas: Land. Colonizing Eastern Chiapas. Agrarian Reform and Conflict -- Ch. 3. Eastern Chiapas: The Building of Social Movements. Protestant Evangelization. Catholic Responses. Peasant Organizations. Challenges to the Government. Disillusionment and Disagreement. The Growth of the Guerrilla Movement -- Ch. 4. Oil and the Crisis in Mexican Agriculture. Crisis in Agriculture. Energy Development in Chiapas. Restructuring Peasant Agriculture -- Ch. 5. The Toll of Restructuring on Lives and Communities. Land and the Changing Economy. Gender and Generation Gaps. The Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor. Leaders Who No Longer Need Followers -- Ch. 6. Exclusion: The New Politics. "New Law," "New Politics" Control of Money. Tradition Versus Literacy and Law
Divided Solidarity -- Ch. 7. Transitions and Prospects. Prospects -- Epilogue: The New Indigenous Movement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-217) and index
Subject Peasants -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Land reform -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Rural development -- Mexico -- Chiapas.
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Rural conditions.
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Economic conditions.
Author Quaratiello, Elizabeth Lowery, 1964-
LC no. 99052894
ISBN 093502879X alkaline paper