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Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit Guatemala under General Efrain Rios Montt 1982-1983

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ISBN-10: 0199844771

ISBN-13: 9780199844777

Edition: 2011

Authors: Virginia Garrard-Burnett

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"Waging a counterinsurgency war and justified by claims of 'an agreement between Guatemala and God,' Guatemala's Evangelical Protestant military dictator General Ríos Montt incited a Mayan holocaust: over just 17 months, some 86,000 mostly Mayan civilians were murdered. Virginia Garrard-Burnett dives into the horrifying, bewildering murk of this episode, the Western hemisphere's worst twentieth-century human rights atrocity. She has delivered the most lucid historical account and analysis we yet possess of what happened and how, of the cultural complexities, personalities, and local and international politics that made this tragedy. Garrard-Burnett asks the hard questions and never flinches…    
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144