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Spanning the years of civil war in Guatemala, Unfinished Conquest portrays an embattled country facing the third cycle of a conquest that began when the conquistadors arrived in the sixteenth century. As personal narrative weaves with reportage and oral testimony, we meet the victims, champions, and villains of a society torn apart by violence and injustice.

Synopsis:

Spanning thirty years of civil war in Guatemala, Unfinished Conquest portrays an embattled country and traces the subjugation of the Maya population from the Conquest to the present. Victor Perera weaves personal narrative with reportage and oral testimony to reveal a society torn apart by violence, poverty, and injustice.

About the Author

Victor Perera (1934-2003) was novelist and writer whose books include Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood (1985) and The Last Lords of Palenque (California, 1986).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520203495
Author:
Chauche, Daniel
Author:
Chauche, Daniel
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Guatemala
Subject:
Latin America - Central America
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
World History-Central America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
297
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 21 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Spanning thirty years of civil war in Guatemala, Unfinished Conquest portrays an embattled country and traces the subjugation of the Maya population from the Conquest to the present. Victor Perera weaves personal narrative with reportage and oral testimony to reveal a society torn apart by violence, poverty, and injustice.
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