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Author Konefal, Betsy, 1967-

Title For every indio who falls : a history of Maya activism in Guatemala, 1960-1990 / Betsy Konefal
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 247 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction -- "Two bloods!": defining race and nation -- Mayas mobilized -- Envisioning the Pueblo -- Reinas indígenas and the authentic Maya -- Radicalizing violence -- "Pueblo against Pueblo" -- May all rise up?
Summary By following indigenous organizing experiences at multiple levels--local, regional, national, and international--this book explores how some Mayas became involved in political activism and opposition to a repressive state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-239) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Guatemala -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1996.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009049906
ISBN 0826348661 (electronic bk.)
9780826348661 (electronic bk.)