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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W George Lovell
|Description:||xv, 206 p.,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Struggle and survival. Q'anjob'al Canadian ; Nobel K'iche' ; Jakaltek American ; Doña Magdalene ; Through a lens, darkly ; Devils and angels --
Blood and ink. The delivery man ; Into the fire ; Peace of the dead ; Futility at the polls ; Civilian rule ; A militarized society ; The daily news ; The fiction of democracy ; Searching for peace ; Scarred by war ; How was Guatemala? --
Spaniards, Ladinos, and the enduring Maya. The colonial experience ; The century after independence ; Arbenz and the fruit company ; The T-shirt parade ; Natives in the backcountry.
|Series Title:||Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies.|
|Responsibility:||W. George Lovell.|
Locates the roots of the conflict that has wracked Guatemala in geographies of inequality that arose during colonial times and were exacerbated by the drive to develop Guatemala's resources in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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- Guatemala -- History -- 1945-1985.
- Guatemala -- History -- 1985-
- Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations.
- Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Government relations.
- Human rights -- Guatemala.
- Human rights.
- Indians of Central America -- Government relations.
- Mayas -- Government relations.