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The Chiapas Rebellion

the struggle for land and democracy

by Neil Harvey

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Chiapas (Mexico),
  • Chiapas
    • Subjects:
    • Social movements -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- History,
    • Peasantry -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Political activity -- History,
    • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Government relations,
    • Land reform -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- History,
    • Representative government and representation -- Mexico -- History,
    • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1988-,
    • Chiapas (Mexico) -- History -- Peasant Uprising, 1994-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-286) and index.

      StatementNeil Harvey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1236 .H37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL356236M
      ISBN 100822322099, 0822322382
      LC Control Number98016066

      Land And The Zapatista Rebellion In Chiapas (Paperback). Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas,, 3rd edition, Oakland, CA: Food First Books. [Google Scholar] for analysis of the background to the rebellion and developments since 2 Burbach Burbach, R. ‘Roots of the Postmodern Rebellion in Chiapas’.

      by Kate Doyle When the United States government considered the rebellion in Chiapas, it did so through the twin lenses of its primary national interests: money and power. Rebellion in Chiapas: An Historical Reader by John Jr. Womack Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description America&#;s leading scholar of Mexico traces the roots of the current crisis in Chiapas, examining the Zapatista revolt and chronicling the attempts at a negotiated peace/5(34).

        How are we to understand the rebellion in Chiapas? Did it arise from the generalized poverty of peasants in Mexico's neglected south, as many press reports claim? This paper explores the more complex background of the rebellion, of peasants who are much more differentiated than is acknowledged in press reports, and of a region that is fully articulated into the economic and political . Rights in Rebellion examines the global discourse of human rights and its influence on the local culture, identity, and forms of resistance. Through a multi-sited ethnography of various groups in the indigenous communities of Chiapas, Mexico — from paramilitaries to a Zapatista community, an indigenous human rights organization, and the Zapatista Good Governance Councils — [ ].


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The definitive account in english on the chiapas rebellion.: the book has all the substance and objectivity of a scholarly work by someone who has done research in chiapas for over a decade, but unfolds with all the suspense of a good novel.

it is the definitive account to date on this very important topic and a significant contribution to the debate on indigenous rights/5. The Chiapas Rebellion is simply the best account in any language of what has been called ‘the steady accumulation in silence’ of forces leading up to the Zapatista movement.”—Jan Rus, Instituto de Asesoría Antropológica para la Región Maya “No scholar has penetrated the peasant movements of southeastern Mexico like Neil : Chiapas is crossed by mountain ranges rising from the isthmus and extending southeast into Guatemala.

They are separated by low, subtropical valleys. Paralleling the coastal plain is the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, reach ft (4, m) at Tacaná volcano. The Chiapas Rebellion: The Struggle for Land and Democracy - Neil Harvey - Google Books In the Zapatista rebellion brought international attention to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.

The Chiapas Rebellion: the struggle for land and democracy by Harvey, Neil, Pages: summary In the Zapatista rebellion brought international attention to the southern Mexican state of by: To many observers in the late s and early s, Mexico appeared to be a modern nation-state at last assuming an international role through its participation in NAFTA and the OECD (Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development).

Then came the Zapatista revolt on New Year's Day Wearing ski masks and demanding not power but a new understanding of the indigenous peoples of. Request PDF | Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion: Modernist Visions and the Invisible Indian | To many observers in the late s and early s, Mexico appeared to be a modern nation-state at.

A brief history of the rebellion in Chiapas in the jungles of Mexico, where hundreds of thousands of people rose up against the Mexican state and organised themselves into libertarian-inspired federated communes, which are still in existence today. Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion.

Book Description: To many observers in the late s and early s, Mexico appeared to be a modern nation-state at last assuming an international role through its participation in NAFTA and the OECD (Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development).

Then came the Zapatista revolt on New Year's Day The Chiapas Rebellion is simply the best account in any language of what has been called ‘the steady accumulation in silence’ of forces leading up to the Zapatista movement.” — Jan Rus, Instituto de Asesoría Antropológica para la Región Maya “No scholar has penetrated the peasant movements of southeastern Mexico like Neil Harvey.

Read this book on Questia. Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion: Modernist Visions and the Invisible Indian by Nicholas P. Higgins, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion: Modernist Visions and the Invisible Indian ().

In the Zapatista rebellion brought international attention to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Neil Harvey combines ten years of field work in Chiapas with extensive historical and political research to provide a comprehensive history of conflict in this region and a nuanced analysis of this rural uprising against federal bureaucracy and landed elites.

Rebellion in Chiapas is a good counterpart to Neil Harvey's The Chiapas Rebellion. Womack's introductory essay, essentially a compact book about the history of Chiapas itself, is careful, thoughtful and thorough.

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Higgins This book offers a new way of understanding the Zapatista conflict as a counteraction to the forces of modernity and. This book offers a new way of understanding the Zapatista conflict as a counteraction to the forces of modernity and globalization that have rendered indigenous peoples virtually invisible throughout the world.

Understanding the Chiapas Rebellion Modernist Visions and the Invisible Indian. The rebellion started in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico in the tradition of all peasant armies: ransacking town halls and burning land deeds.

Destroying 10 government offices, freeing prisoners, then attacking an army garrison, and in one town shooting down an army helicopter, and torching the town hall before quietly slipping.

In the Zapatista rebellion brought international attention to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Neil Harvey combines ten years of field work in Chiapas with extensive historical and political research to provide a comprehensive history of conflict in this region and a nuanced analysis of this rural uprising against federal bureaucracy and landed : Duke University Press.

The Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas drew widespread attention to the plight of indigenous peoples in Mexico’s second-poorest state. “An immensely useful, balanced, wide-ranging, and insightful book about a fascinating and tragic history.

John Womack has finally made it possible for American readers to understand the rebellion in Chiapas.” —Jorge Castañeda, author of The Mexican Shock and Compañero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Philip L.

Chiapas rebellion. Austin, Tex.: Mexico Resource Center, ©  On Jan. 1,the Zapatistas staged a rebellion from their base in Chiapas, the southernmost Mexican state, to protest economic policies that they believed would negatively affect Mexico’s indigenous population.

The insurgency later developed into a forceful political movement that advocated for Mexico’s disenfranchised Indians.