Rebellion in Chiapas: An Historical Reader

Rebellion in Chiapas: An Historical Reader


By (author) John Womack Jr


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  • Publisher: The New Press
  • Format: Book | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 157mm x 234mm x 28mm | 567g
  • Publication date: 1 March 1999
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1565844521
  • ISBN 13: 9781565844520
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations, maps
  • Sales rank: 974,053

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John Womack examines the conflict in Chiapas in light of 500 years of struggle and uneasy accomodation between the region's Maya population and the Spanish conquerors and ladino landowners. Rebellion in Chiapas opens with a major new essay examining the Zapatista revolt and chronicling the attempts at a negotiated peace. It goes on to reveal the roots of the rebellion through a range of primary source materials and other key documents from the time of the conquest through the present.

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