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The Women of Candelaria
The Women of Candelaria
by Mary R Miller
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The beauty of the village of Candelaria, nestled in the highlands of Guatemala, belies the harsh existence of those who live there. The corn-fields are too small to support the families who own them, and despite unending labor, most remain very poor... (read more)

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Maya Saints and Souls in a Changing World
Maya Saints and Souls in a Changing World
by John M. Watanabe
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The Maya of Santiago Chimaltenango have experienced increasingly rapid, even violent, integration into Guatemalan society in the last fifty years, yet they still distinguish themselves ethnically from Spanish-speaking Guatemalans and other Maya. Why this... (read more)

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Unfinished Conquest: The Guatemalan Tragedy
Unfinished Conquest: The Guatemalan Tragedy
by Victor Perera
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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... (read more)

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Terror in the Countryside :Campesino Responses to Political Violence in Guatemala 1954-1985
Terror in the Countryside :Campesino Responses to Political Violence in Guatemala 1954-1985
by Rachel A May
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The key to democratization lies within the experience of the popular movements. Those who engaged in the popular struggle in Guatemala have a deep understanding of substantive democratic behavior, and the experience of Guatemala's civil society should be... (read more)

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Weaving Identities: Construction of Dress and Self in a Highland Guatemala Town
Weaving Identities: Construction of Dress and Self in a Highland Guatemala Town
by Carol Hendrickson
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Traje, the brightly colored traditional dress of the highland Maya, is the principal visual expression of indigenous identity in Guatemala today. Whether worn in beauty pageants, made for religious celebrations, or sold in tourist markets, traje is more... (read more)

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A Beauty That Hurts: Life and Death in Guatemala
A Beauty That Hurts: Life and Death in Guatemala
by W George Lovell
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When A Beauty That Hurts was published in 1995, Guatemala was still one of the world's most flagrant violators of human rights. Now that a measure of peace has come to the country, George Lovell revisits the land that I fell in love with to reassess and... (read more)

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Guatemalan Journey
Guatemalan Journey
by Stephen Benz
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Guatemala draws some half million tourists each year, whose brief visits to the ruins of ancient Maya cities and contemporary highland Maya villages may give them only a partial and folkloric understanding of Guatemalan society. In this vividly written... (read more)

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Campesino: The Diary of a Guatemalan Indian
Campesino: The Diary of a Guatemalan Indian
by Iganc Bizarro Ujpan
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"Centered upon contemporary daily life in a small village on the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, Campesino illustrates the complex interrelationships among local, national, and international events. Written in a simple and readable style, the diary... (read more)

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Unfinished Conquest: The Guatemalan Tragedy
Unfinished Conquest: The Guatemalan Tragedy
by Victor Perera
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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... (read more)

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Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood
Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood
by Victor Perera
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Latino/Latina Studies. Jewish Studies. RITES is Perera's powerful portrait of growing up as a Jewish boy in the exotic and violent world of Guatamala in the forties. "Victor Perera is one of those rare writers who need never... (read more)

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Between Two Armies in the Ixil Towns of Guatemala
Between Two Armies in the Ixil Towns of Guatemala
by David Stoll
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Challenging the views of human rights activists, Stoll argues that the Ixils who supported Guatemalan rebels in the early 1980's did so because they were caught in the crossfire between the guerillas and the army, not because revolutionary violence... (read more)

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Bridge of Courage: Life Stories of the Guatemalan Companeros and Companeras
Bridge of Courage: Life Stories of the Guatemalan Companeros and Companeras
by Jennifer Harbury
About the Author
Jennifer Harbury is a human rights attorney, author of Bridge of Courage (Common Courage 1993) and Searching for Everardo (Warner 1997). Her husband, Efrain Bamaca Velasquez, was abducted by the Guatemalan military in 1992. Her efforts to save his life... (read more)

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Ignacio: The Diary of a Maya Indian of Guatemala
Ignacio: The Diary of a Maya Indian of Guatemala
by And Sexton Ignacio
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Central America from the eyes of a peasant illuminates the complex problems of the region: the nature of the social, personal, economic, medical, and religious matters as well as the political issues related to the great masses of Latin America's poor.... (read more)

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Robbed of Humanity: Lives of Guatemalan Street Children
Robbed of Humanity: Lives of Guatemalan Street Children
by Nancy Leigh Tierney
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This book delves into the socio-economic and cultural aspects of Guatemala's homeless street youth, and includes intimate personal interviews with young women who have grown-up on the streets of Guatemala City.... (read more)

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Bitter fruit :the untold story of the American coup in Guatemala
Bitter fruit :the untold story of the American coup in Guatemala
by Stephen Schlesinger
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Refugees of a Hidden War: The Aftermath of Counterinsurgency in Guatemala (Suny Series in Anthropological Studies of Contemporary Issue)
Refugees of a Hidden War: The Aftermath of Counterinsurgency in Guatemala (Suny Series in Anthropological Studies of Contemporary Issue)
by Beatriz Manz
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Walking to La Milpa: Living in Guatemala with Armies, Demons, Abrazos, and Death
Walking to La Milpa: Living in Guatemala with Armies, Demons, Abrazos, and Death
by Marcos Mc Villatoro
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Guatemala :a country guide
Guatemala :a country guide
by Tom Barry
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-135).... (read more)

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Mayan in the Mall: Globalization, Development, and the Making of Modern Guatemala (12 Edition)
Mayan in the Mall: Globalization, Development, and the Making of Modern Guatemala (12 Edition)
by J. T. Way
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In The Mayan in the Mall, J. T. Way traces the creation of modern Guatemala from the 1920s to the present through a series of national and international development projects. Way shows that, far from being chronically underdeveloped, this nation of stark... (read more)

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The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation (Latin America Otherwise)
The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation (Latin America Otherwise)
by Greg Grandin
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He explains how the cultural anxiety brought about by Guatemala's transition to coffee capitalism during this period led Mayan patriarchs to develop understandings of race and nation that were contrary to Ladino notions of assimilation and progress. This... (read more)

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