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Indigenous movements and their critics Pan-Maya activism in Guatemala by Kay B. Warren

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Guatemala

Subjects:

  • Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Government relations.,
  • Mayas -- Guatemala -- Ethnic identity.,
  • Mayas -- Guatemala -- Politics and government.,
  • Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1985-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-279) and index.

StatementKay B. Warren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1465.3.G6 W37 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL344562M
ISBN 100691058814, 0691058822
LC Control Number98003531

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