The Blood of Guatemala : A History of Race and Nation
By: Grandin, Greg.
Contributor(s): Mignolo, Walter D | Saldívar-Hull, Sonia | Silverblatt, Irene.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Latin America Otherwise: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (365 p.).ISBN: 9780822380337.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Blood of Guatemala : A History of Race and NationDDC classification: 972.81004/974152 LOC classification: F1465.2.Q5 | G736 2000Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Searching for the Living among the Dead; Prelude: A World Put Right, 31 March 1840; 1. The Greatest Indian City in the World: Caste, Gender, and Politics, 1750-1821; 2. Defending the Pueblo: Popular Protests and Elite Politics, 1786-1826; 3. A Pestilent Nationalism: The 1837 Cholera Epidemic Reconsidered; 4. A House with Two Masters: Carrera and the Restored Republic of Indians; 5. Principales to Patrones, Macehuales to Mozos: Land, Labor, and the Commodification of Community
6. Regenerating the Race: Race, Class, and the Nationalization of Ethnicity7. Time and Space among the Maya: Mayan Modernism and the Transformation of the City; 8. The Blood of Guatemalans: Class Struggle and the Death of K'iche ' Nationalism; Conclusions: The Limits of Nation, 1954-1999; Epilogue: The Living among the Dead; Appendix 1 Names and Places; Appendix 2 Glossary; Notes; Works cited; Index
A study of the political and cultural formation of one of Guatemala's indigenous communities that explores the nationalization of ethnicity, the preservation of Mayan identity, and the formation of a brutally repressive state.
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