A significant work by one of anthropology's most important scholars, this book provides an introduction to the Chiapas Mayan community of Mexico, better known for their role in the Zapatista Rebellion.
About the Author
June Nash is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the City College of New York and Graduate Center. She is the author of We Eat the Mines and the Mines Eat Us (1993). She was awarded the American Anthropologist's Distinguished Service Award in 1995.
Table of Contents
|Acronyms and Abbreviations||xxiii|
|Chapter 1||Indigenous Counterplots to Globalization Processes||1|
|Chapter 2||Indigenous Communities: Uneasy Alliances with Empire and Nation||31|
|Chapter 3||Exodus from Communities: Genesis of Indigenous Culture in Regional and National Spaces||77|
|Chapter 4||Radical Democratic Mobilization, 1994-1996||119|
|Chapter 5||Civil Society in Crisis: The Contest for Peace and Justice, 1995-2000||159|
|Chapter 6||Pluricultural Survival in the Global Ecumene||219|