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Author Garrard, Virginia, 1957-

Title Terror in the land of the Holy Spirit : Guatemala under General Efraín Ríos Montt, 1982-1983 / by Virginia Garrard-Burnett
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Summary Under the leadership of General Efrain Rios Montt, tens of thousands of people perished in what is now known as la violencia, or 'the Mayan holocaust'. This book views the Rios Montt era through the lens of history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ríos Montt, Efraín -- Political and social views.
Ríos Montt, Efraín -- Religion.
State-sponsored terrorism -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Political violence -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Mayas -- Crimes against -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Human rights -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Christianity and politics -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Presidents -- Guatemala -- Biography.
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199869176 ebook
0199869170 ebook