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The War Against Oblivion: The Zapatista Chroniclesby John Ross
Synopses & Reviews
John Ross is a celebrated chronicler of Mexico's indigenous Zapatista rebels whose January 1st, 1994 uprising in the first hours of the North American Free Trade Agreement set off a chain of events that continues to challenge the corporate globalization of the planet. In The War Against Oblivion: Zapatista Chronicles 1994-2000, Ross records the rebel experience from its earliest days through the Mexican presidential election in July 2000, a saga Ross began in his American Book Award-winning Rebellion From the Roots.
Politics. Cultural Writing. Latino/Latina Studies. Native American Studies. A fascinating history of the Zapatista revolution by an eyewitness.
About the Author
John Ross is a Latin American corespondent who regularly contributes to the Los Angeles Weekly and San Francisco Bay Guardian. A novelist, Tonatiuh's People: a Novel of the Mexican Cataclysm and poet, jazzmexico as well as a social activist, John Ross "is a new John Reed covering a new Mexican revolution" La Jornada
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