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Author Stephen, Lynn.

Title Zapata lives! [electronic resource] : histories and cultural politics in southern Mexico / Lynn Stephen.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xlv, 400 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-377) and index.
Contents Maps, Illustrations, and Tables; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; 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.
Summary 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.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (Mexico)
Social movements -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Government relations.
Indians of Mexico -- Social conditions.
Chiapas (Mexico) -- History -- Peasant Uprising, 1994-
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520927643
9780520230521 (alk. paper)
0520230523 (alk. paper)