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A Rich Land, a Poor People: Politics and Society in Modern Chiapas

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Chiapas, a state in southern Mexico, burst into international news in January 1994. Several thousand insurgents, given a voice in the communiques of Subcomandante Marcos, took control of the capital and other key towns and held the Mexican army and government at bay for weeks. Proclaiming themselves the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, they captured both land and hea ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by University of New Mexico Press (first published December 31st 1989)
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