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Title Mayas in postwar Guatemala : Harvest of violence revisited / edited by Walter E. Little and Timothy J. Smith
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 219 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Contemporary American Indian studies
Contemporary American Indian studies.
Contents Introduction: revisiting "Harvest of violence" in postwar Guatemala / Walter E. Little -- Democracy is dissent: political confrontations and indigenous mobilization in Sololá / Timothy J. Smith -- Reviving our spirits: revelation, re-encuentro, and retroceso in post-peace accords Verapaz / Abigail E. Adams -- Peace under fire: understanding evangelical resistance to the peace process in a postwar Guatemala town / J. Jailey Philmot-Munson -- Living and selling in the "New Violence" of Guatemala / Walter E. Little -- Everyday violence of exclusion: women in precarious neighborhoods of Guatemala City / Liliana Goldín and Brenda Rosenbaum -- Bilingual bicultural education: best intentions across a cultural divide / Judith M. Maxwell -- Intergenerational conflict in the postwar era / Jennifer L. Burrell -- Desires and imagination: the economy of humanitarianism in Guatemala / José Oscar Barrera Nuñez -- Everyday politics in a K'iche' village of Totonicapán, Guatemala / Barabara Bocek -- Fried chicken or "Pop" -- redefining development and ethnicity in Totonicapán / Monica DeHart -- Neoliberal violence: social suffering in Guatemala's postwar era / Peter Benson, and Edward F. Fischer -- Harvest of conviction: solidarity in Guatemala scholarship, 1988-2008 / David Stroll -- Conclusion / Robert M. Carmack
Summary Like the original Harvest of violence, published in 1988, this volume reveals how the contemporary Mayas contend with crime, political violence, internal community power struggles, and the broader impact of transnational economic and political policies in Guatemala. However, this work, informed by long-term ethnographic fieldwork in Mayan communities and commitment to conducting research in Mayan languages, places current anthropological analyses in relation to Mayan political activism and key Mayan intellectuals' research and criticism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-211) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Mayas -- Crimes against -- Guatemala.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Politics and government.
Guatemala -- History -- 1945-1985.
Guatemala -- History -- 1985-
Form Electronic book
Author Little, Walter E., 1963-
Smith, Timothy J., 1975-
LC no. 2008039549
ISBN 0817382437 (electronic)
9780817382438 (electronic)
OTHER TI Harvest of violence