Zapata lives! : histories and cultural politics in southern Mexico /

This study chronicles recent political events in southern Mexico, up to and including the July 2000 election of Vincente Fox. the book focuses on the meaning that Emiliano Zapata, a symbol of land reform and human rights, has had and now has for rural Mexicans.

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Main Author: Stephen, Lynn.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Online Access:EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection. Access for Greenville College users.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; 1. Introduction: The "Fields" of Anthropology, Human Rights, and Contemporary Zapatismo; 2. Government Construction and Reappropriation of Emiliano Zapata; 3. Ethnic and Racial Categories in Mexican History; 4. The Historical Roots of Indigenous Struggle in Chiapas; 5. The New Zapatismo in the Lacandon Jungle; 6. Zapata Vive!: Local Lacandon Zapatismo and Its Translation to Larger Mexico; 7. Conversations with Zapatistas: The Revolutionary Law of Women and Military Occupation.