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This City Belongs to You A History of Student Activism in Guatemala, 1944-1996

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ISBN-10: 0520292227

ISBN-13: 9780520292222

Edition: 2017

Authors: Heather Vrana

List price: $34.95
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Between 1944 and 1996, Guatemala experienced a revolution, counterrevolution, and civil war. In the middle of these national shifts were students from Guatemala's only public university, the University of San Carlos (USAC). USAC students served in, advised, protested, and were later persecuted by the government, all the while crafting a powerful student nationalism founded on their responsibility to lead the nation. In no other moment has the relationship between the university and the state been so mutable, yet so mutually formative. By showing how the very notion of the middle class in Guatemala emerged from these student movements, this book places an often-marginalized region and period…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 7/3/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English