Guatemala Reader History, Culture, Politics

ISBN-10: 0822351072

ISBN-13: 9780822351078

Edition: 2011

Authors: Greg Grandin, Deborah T. Levenson, Elizabeth Oglesby

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Greg Grandin is Professor of History at New York University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author ofFordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Fordrsquo;s Forgotten Jungle City, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History.Deborah Levenson is Associate Professor of History at Boston College and the author ofTrade Unionists against Terror: Guatemala City, 1954ndash;1985andAdioacute;s Nintilde;o: Political Violence and the Gangs of Guatemala City(forthcoming from Duke University Press).Elizabeth Oglesby is Associate Professor of Geography and Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona. She previously worked as the editor ofCentral America Reportand the associate editor forNACLA Report on the Americas.

List of Illustrations
The Maya: Before the Europeans
Popol Vuh, Unknown K'iche' authors
Breaking the Maya Code, Michael D. Coe
Bonampak Mural, Unknown artists
Gendered Nobility, Rosemary A. Joyce
Rabinal Achi, Anonymous
Apocalypto, Bruno Waterfield
Invasion and Colonialism
Invading Guatemala, Various authors
Tecun Uman and the Conquest Dance, Irma Otzoy
Great Was the Stench of the Dead, W George Lovell
Good Government, Bishop Francisco Marroquin
For the Eyes of Our King, Various authors
Colonial Cartographies, Various authors
All Sorts and Colors, Thomas Gage
A Creole Landscape, Francisco Antonio Fuentes y Guzman
Chocolate, Sex and Disorderly Women, Martha Few
Fugitive Indians, Archbishop Pedro Cortes y Larraz
An Indian King on the Eve of Independence, Aaron Pollack
A Caffeinated Modernism
Travels Amongst Indians, Lindesay Brine
Land, Labor, and Community, David McCreery
The Saddest Day in Cantel, Anonymous
The Ladino
Accustomed to Be Obedient
Guatemala Facing the Lens, Images from cirma's photographic archive
Conquest of the Tropics
Marimba, Arturo Taracena Arriola
Vos sos de Guatemala?, Proyecto Linguistico Quetzalteco de Espanol
A Taste of History, Popular Guatemalan recipes
Magical Modernism
El senor presidente
"La chalana
Indigenismo and "The Generation of the 1920s," Image
A Mexican Bolshevik in Central America
Anthropology Discovers the
Hymn to the Sun
Ten Years of Spring and Beyond
The Best Time of My Life
A New Guatemala
Pablo Neruda in Guatemala
"If That Is Communism, Then They Are Communists
Most Precious Fruit of the Revolution, Government of Guatemala
Arevalista to Counterrevolutionary
Enemies of Christ
Operation pbsuccess
Sabotage for Liberty
A Plan for Assassination, Central Intelligence Agency
Military Dream
We Are Officers of the Guatemalan Army, November 13 Rebel Movement
Long Live the Students
Denied in Full, Central Intelligence Agency
Maybe, Just Maybe
Guatemala and Vietnam
Second Thoughts
The Sweetest Songs Remain to Be Sung
Roads to Revolution
A Clandestine Life
Whose Heaven, Whose Earth
Life on the Edge
Christ, Worker
Campesinos in Search of a Different Future
Execution of a Chicken
Blood in Our Throats
Guerrilla Armies of the Poor
We Rose Up
Declaration of Iximche, Various authors
An Indian Dawn
Intent to Destroy
Thunder in the City
The San Francisco Massacre, July 1982
We Cannot Confirm nor Deny, United States Embassy
Acts of Genocide, Commission for Historical Clarification
The Oil Lamp
Arbitrary Power and Sexual Violence
Surviving, Recovery of Historical Memory Project
Inverting Clausewitz, Guatemalan Army High Command
Assistance and Control
We Are Civilians, Communities of Population in Resistance of the Sierra
Time to Get Up
An Unsettled Peace
Right to Return
What Is Reconciliation?
Promised the Earth
The Atrocity Files
Memory of an Angel
A Good Place to Commit Murder<c>Philip Alston</c><f>Alston, Philip</f>
The Untouchable Narco-State
Art and the Postwar Generation
I Walk Backwards
Maya Movements
The Ki-che Language
Our History Is a Living History
The Pan-Maya Movement
The Authorized Indian
Transnationalism and Maya Dress
Mayanization and Everyday Life
Solidarity Is a Characteristic of the Maya People
Back to Iximche, Third Continental Summit of Indigenous Nations and Pueblos of Abya Yala
The Sixth Century
A Modern Faith
Spiritual Warfare
God's Pristine Sound, Meyer Sound Laboratories
The New Face of Labor and Capital
Polio Campero Takes Wing, Nation's Restaurant News
The New Men of Maize
For Sale, Real estate advertisement
The Vast, Breathing Rainforest Is Changing
Death by Deportation
I Feel Enraged
Prayer for a Migrant
Architecture of Remittances, Photographs
Visits to Chacash, as told to
Maya Pyramids
Maya of Morganton
Full Moon
Keep On Keeping On
Orgullo Gay
Word Play, Isabel de los Angeles Ruano, with photos by Fotokids/Fundacion
Suggestions for Further Reading
Acknowledgment of Copyrights and Sources
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