Mayan Visions: The Quest for Autonomy in an Age of Globalization

Mayan Visions: The Quest for Autonomy in an Age of Globalization

by June C. Nash

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135957124
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/11/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 3 MB

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

Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxxi
Acronyms and Abbreviationsxxiii
Chapter 1Indigenous Counterplots to Globalization Processes1
Chapter 2Indigenous Communities: Uneasy Alliances with Empire and Nation31
Chapter 3Exodus from Communities: Genesis of Indigenous Culture in Regional and National Spaces77
Chapter 4Radical Democratic Mobilization, 1994-1996119
Chapter 5Civil Society in Crisis: The Contest for Peace and Justice, 1995-2000159
Chapter 6Pluricultural Survival in the Global Ecumene219
Glossary255
Notes259
References Cited275
Index293

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